Readers' Picks of the Week


We bring you the most popular news from the week of July 15.

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Incat Delivers New Ferry to Spanish Naviera Armas

Volcan De Tagoro

Australian shipbuilder Incat has handed over a newly built ferry to Spanish operator Naviera Armas. 

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Timor-Leste's Tibar Bay Port Project Enters Next Phase

Tibar Bay Port project

The new port is located at Tibar Bay, around 12 kilometers from the capital.

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MUA: DP World to Slash 10 Pct of Its Australian Workforce


Job cuts come amid an escalation in industrial action at Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Fremantle terminals.

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Wharfies Reveal Further Strikes at DP World Terminals

DP World London Gateway

The latest strike action follows a series of coordinated stoppages that shut DP World terminals last week.

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Maersk, MSC Boxships Breaking Australian Records

Maersk Skarstind

Fremantle will be the ships' last Australian call.

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Grounded Singapore Ferry Evacuated off Indonesia

Indera Bupala

The ferry's 40 passengers were evacuated by the Indonesian Coast Guard.

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BHP Eyes LNG Shipments for 10 Pct of Its Iron Ore


BHP issues "the world's first" bulk carrier tender for LNG-fueled transport for up to 27 million tons of its iron ore.

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India Takes Helm of IACS


The year-long tenure started this month.

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Feeder Ship Hits Gantry Crane at Indonesia's Terminal


The 1,642 TEU Soul of Luck struck a gantry crane at the terminal, resulting in crane collapse.

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Piraeus Bank Eyes Partnership for Shipping Financing


The initiative aims at positioning Piraeus Bank at the forefront of servicing the needs of Greek shipping clients.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Here are the most read stories of the previous week.

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Global Shipping Business Network Picks Up Pace

Data sharing is an important aspect of the maritime industry's digitalization efforts.

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ONE Takes Delivery of Seventh Magenta Ship

ONE Cygnus

The magenta-colored vessel will be deployed on the Asia to Europe 3 (FE3) service.

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Japan Runs First IMO-Compliant Bunker Fuel Trials

IMO 2020 trials

The tests were declared a success by the country's transport ministry.

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DP World Australia Calls for End to Industrial Action

DP World terminal

The company said it is "disappointed" with the CFMMEU's escalation of industrial action across DP World terminals.

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MPA Refutes Reports of Threats to Shipping in Its Straits


China previously raised its security warning to the highest level for ships travelling through the Straits of Malacca.

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Wharfies Organize Waterfront Stoppages at DP World Terminals

DP World

The industrial action follows the expiry of a three month cease-fire agreement between DP World and the MUA.

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Bauxite Spill Pollutes Solomon Islands' Waters

Solomon Trader grounding

The incident occurred five months the bulker Solomon Trader grounded on a reef off Rennell Island.

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Wellard Disposes of Livestock Carrier to Cut Debt


As part of its restructuring efforts, Australia's largest live cattle exporter Wellard sells Ocean Swagman.

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AGL Picks Höegh Esperanza FSRU for Australian LNG Project

Hoegh Esperanza

AGL Shipping has selected Höegh Esperanza as FSRU for the Crib Point project in Australia.

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Incat Crowther to Design New Ferry for Korea


Incat Crowther secures a contract to design a catamaran passenger ferry for operation in Korea.

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Oldendorff Carriers Buys Noble Group's Post Panamax

Noble Group bulker sale

The bulker sale is part of Noble Group's restructuring plan.

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MOL, GAIL Sign Short-Term LNG Carrier Charter Deal

The Japanese shipowner did not reveal which carrier was chartered out.

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Burning Car Carrier Abandoned off Philippine Coast

The vessel caught fire late on Sunday.

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Hunter Inks Deal to Sell One VLCC

Hunter Group

The vessel would be sold for USD 98 million.

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China, South Korea Hammer Out Ballast Water Exchange Deal

Ballast Water Management

International ships flying ROK or Chinese flags set to benefit.

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