The Post-Hanjin Era: Freight Rate Truce Is Over

It has taken a whole year for all of the idle ships of South Korean defunct shipping company Hanjin Shipping to be ...

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CentrePort's Cranes Resume Container Ops

CentrePort’s two ship-to-shore cranes are back in action – the first time since last November’s Kaikoura ...

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Sembcorp Marine Pens LoI for SeaOne's CGL Carriers

Singapore-based Sembcorp Marine and SeaOne Caribbean LLC (SeaOne) of Houston, Texas, have inked a letter of intent ...

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Asian LR Tanker Rates Shoot Up

Asian long range (LR) tanker market has seen a surge in rates following the Hurricane Harvey amid heightened demand ...

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Japanese Lines to Order Up to 20 LNG-Powered Car Carriers?

Prompted by the upcoming environmental regulations set to enter into force in 2020, Japanese car manufacturer ...

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AMSA Bans Bulker for Underpaying Crew

Panama flagged bulk carrier DL Carnation has been barred from Australian waters for 12 months after the vessel was ...

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Two Bodies of Dredger Crew Recovered after Collision

Divers have recovered two bodies belonging to the crew members of the Dominican-registered dredger Jbb de Rong 19 ...

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Secondhand Containership Sales at Record Level

The volume of secondhand containership sales reported in the first eight months of 2017 totalled 0.75 million TEU, ...

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Video: Mooring Prelude FLNG

After a journey of nearly 6,000 kilometers, Prelude FLNG arrived in Australia where it will produce liquefied ...

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Vard Bags Expedition Vessel Gig with Coral Expeditions

Norway-based shipbuilder Vard Holdings Limited (VARD) has secured a contract for the design and construction of an ...

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World's 1st Fully Automated Container Terminal Now Equipped

Kalmar and Navis, parts of Cargotec, have delivered the first OneTerminal automation solution to International ...

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Promised Automation Benefits Hard to Deliver?

Automation of shipping and ports has been dubbed as a “marketing rush” by the president of the Maritime ...

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World Seaborne Trade Puts On Some Weight

Since the downturn of 2009, when it slumped by 4%, world seaborne trade has grown by 38%, adding an extra 3.2 ...

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Ballast Water Management Convention Enters into Force

The International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments (BWM ...

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Carriers Sailing to a Golden Era of Profitability?

Driven by better market fundamentals and greater pricing discipline, carriers are now finally getting their ...

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Class Needs to Keep Up with Industry's Digitalization

Classification societies need to keep pace with the digitalization of the shipping industry in order to support the ...

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Q2 Results Paint a Better Picture for Container Carriers

Now that the results for the second quarter of 2017 have settled in, it can be deduced that the container shipping ...

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Report: NYK Line Books Construction of 4 VLCCs

Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) Line has placed an order for up to four very large ...

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BWM Convention Compliance Comes with USD 100 Bn Price Tag

The shipping industry may collectively need to spend around USD 100 billion in order to install the new ballast ...

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Unions Embark On "Save Australian Shipping" Campaign

The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) and the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) have launched a campaign ...

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Nissen Kaiun Orders Ten Panamax Bulkers

Japanese marine transportation company Nissen Kaiun has placed an order for ten 82,000 DWT bulk carriers at ...

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Austal to Build Catamaran Duo for Taiwanese Firm

Australian shipbuilder Austal has received its first commercial vessel contract, valued at AUD 44 million (USD 35 ...

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Maersk Line's Schedule Reliability Takes a Nosedive in July

Danish container carrier Maersk Line, a long-term top-performer when it comes to global schedule reliability, fell ...

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KHI Names New LNG Carrier for Ichthys Project

Japan’s shipbuilder Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) has christened the newly-built liquefied natural gas ...

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Sea Shepherd Stops Pursuit of Japanese Whalers

The marine conservation organization Sea Shepherd will not be sending ships to fight the Japanese whaling fleet in ...

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