Port of Amsterdam Striving to Become Future Ready

Port of Amsterdam

The Port of Amsterdam has embarked on a number of initiatives aimed at a more sustainable future.

2nd Round of Cargo Smouldering on board MV Liangchow

cargo smouldering on board MV Liangchow

A second round of cargo smouldering reported aboard MV Liangchow during coal discharge in Auckland.

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Cargo Smoldering Contained on Board Coal Carrier in Auckland

cargo smoldering

Firefighters were called to douse smouldering of cargo on board a coal carrier moored at Freyberg wharf, Auckland, ...

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ONE Expects Deeper Loss amid Teething Problems

ONE Commitment

Ocean Network Express expects to report much wider loss than previously estimated.

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Over 1,000 Scrubber Installations Booked in Past Six Months

Scrubber

The second wave of scrubber ordering has seen over 1,000 scrubber projects confirmed over the past six months.

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ReCAAP: Piracy Incidents Drop to Ten-Year Low

Piracy

A total of 64 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia during January-September 2018.

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Uljanik Plovidba’s Tanker Detained in Australia

Croatian flag

Croatian-flagged tanker Pomer has been detained in the port of Gladstone, Australia.

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Yangzijiang Shipbuilding, MES & Mitsui to Set Up JV

Mitsui

Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding Co., Yangzijiang Shipbuilding and Mitsui & Co. to establish a joint venture.

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Autonomous Ships Face Fewer Challenges than Driverless Cars

autnomous containership

Survey: Autonomous ships and aviation drones face fewer barriers to adoption than driverless cars.

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Brokers: Santoku Shipping Books Capesize Pair at SWS

Bulker

Santoku Shipping has been linked to an order for two Capesize bulkers at Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding.

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Paper Submitted to MEPC73 Does Not Seek Delay of Sulphur Cap

shipping

The document submitted MEPC 73 does not seek a delay to the implementation date of the 2020 sulphur cap.

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ACCC: Port of Newcastle Should Reduce Charge for Glencore

Newcastle

Newcastle Port should reduce its current charge for ships entering the port to carry Glencore's coal, ACCC determined. 

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34 CEOs Sign Call for Action in Support of Decarbonization

shipping

34 maritime CEOs and industry leaders sign a call for action towards a new decarbonized future.

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7 Key Trends Impacting the Shipping Industry's Future

containership

UNCTAD's Review of Maritime Transport 2018 lists key trends to be watchful of.

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Importance of Policing Compliant Fuels' Quality Underrated

INTERCARGO’s Chairman, John Platsidakis;

Intercargo stressed importance of securing a reasonable level of safety of compliant fuels.

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Port of Singapore Readies for IMO’s 2020 Sulphur Cap

Singapore

The Port of Singapore is gearing up for the IMO's new sulphur regulations.

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Brokers: Up to 10 Ultramaxes for Wuhu Shipyard

Bulker

Glory Maritime has booked the construction of four 63,500 dwt bulkers at Chinese Wuhu Shipyard.

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NYK Behind LNG Carrier Order at Samsung

LNG Carrier

NYK is the Asian owner that ordered an LNG carrier from Samsung Heavy Industries last week.

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French Cruise Firm, Master Fined over New Zealand Grounding

Gavel

French cruise company, Master fined NZD 100,000 following a grounding incident in New Zealand.

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INPEX: 1st Condensate Cargo Sent from Ichthys FPSO

FPSO

The first shipment of condensate from the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project departs.

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CentrePort Sees Record Cargo Volumes, Higher Profit

Containers

Strong cargo volumes have helped drive up CentrePort's underlying profit for the 2017/18 financial year.

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30 Pct of Shipowners Won't Be Compliant with Sulphur Cap

Tanker

OPEC expects a significant level of non-compliance with the 2020 sulphur cap.

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Operating Costs Down for 6th Year in a Row

Ships

Moore Stephens: Total annual operating costs in the shipping industry fell by 1.3% in 2017.

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Industry Heavyweights Join Forces in Promoting Scrubbers

Scrubber

Scrubbers supporters join forces to support the uptake of the technology ahead of the 2020 Sulphur Cap.

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Interview: Any Light at the End of the Tunnel for Tankers?

MSI's Tim Smith reveals when to expect the tanker market to start sailing on the recovery path.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Here are the most read stories of the past week.

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Maritime Community Clamps Down on Counterfeit Goods

containers

A set of best practices developed to reduce the volume of counterfeits shipped around the globe.

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1 Pct of Bulker Fleet to Be Scrubber Fitted in 2020

Bulker

Wood Mackenzie estimates that scrubbers will be installed on less than 1 pct of the bulker fleet in 2020.

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