Aftermath of Attack on Bahri’s VLCC

Abqaiq VLCC

Dryad Maritime provides details on the attack and security picture in the region.

LNG Tanker Violates Safety Rules on Northern Sea Route

LNG tanker Boris Vilkitsky

LNG tanker Boris Vilkitsky violated a number of safety rules by entering the Northern Sea Route (NSR) with deficiencies.

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Amurskaya Neftebaza Orders Six Bulkers from Yangzijiang

Amurskaya Neftebaza flag

Russia's Amurskaya Neftebaza placed an order for six 120,000 dwt bulk carriers with Yangzijiang Shipbuilding.

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CMA CGM Grows Its Logistics Presence

CMA CGM containership

CMA CGM to acquire an equity stake of nearly 25 percent in CEVA Logistics AG.

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LNG to Play Central Role in IMO's Sulphur Cap

SEA\LNG: Uptake of LNG as a marine fuel could play a significant role in shipping sector's decarbonisation.

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Video: Norwegian Bliss Delivered

Norwegian Bliss

Norwegian Cruise Line has taken delivery of the 168,028-gross-ton Norwegian Bliss from Meyer Werft.

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Port of Antwerp's Volumes Continue Rising

Port of Antwerp

Containers push port of Antwerp's volumes to 58.3 million tonnes, representing the port's best quarter ever.

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Greek Seamen on Strike until Friday

ships in Port of Piraeus

Greek seamen federation has launched a strike on Wednesday, April 18, suspending the country's ferry transport.

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16 Seafarers Return Home after Months on Powerless Ship

16 crew members of the Bahrain-flagged containership Avonmoor have received their wages and returned home to Ukraine.

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EU a Step Closer to Trade Agreements with Japan, Singapore

European Commission

European Commission presented the trade agreements with Japan, Singapore to the Council for adoption.

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Diana Shipping Secures New Charter Deals with Cargill

Dry bulk vessel Santa Barbara

Diana Shipping has secured a charter extension and a new charter agreement with Cargill International.

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Seatrade Enters Slot Charter Agreement with Hapag-Lloyd

Vessel Seatrade Red

Seatrade, StreamLines entered into a cooperation deal with Hapag-Lloyd, starting with a slot charter agreement.

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28 of 100 World's Largest Ports Offer Green Incentives

Today, 28 of the 100 world's largest ports offer incentives for environmentally-friendly ships.

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How to Comply with High-Sulphur Fuel Ban?

bunkering

Owners and operators faced with a dilemma on how to comply with upcoming high sulphur fuel ban.

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Nord/LB Shrinks Shipping Loan Portfolio, Returns to Profit

Nord/LB

Nord/LB returned to profit in financial year 2017 after significantly reducing its shipping loan portfolio.

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Concordia Maritime, SIME to Measure Microplastics in Oceans

Concordia Maritime teams up with SIME on measuring microplastics in the oceans.

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StealthGas Wraps Up Its 26-Strong Newbuilding Program

Stealthgas LPG carrier

StealthGas takes delivery of the last LPG vessel from its newbuilding program.

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Exmar Joins Ballast-Free LNG Carrier Project

Exmar workers

Exmar has become a part of the 30,000m³ ballast-free LNG carrier joint development project (JDP).

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Photos: New Mein Shiff 1 Tests Its Mettle

New Mein Schiff 1

TUI Cruises' New Mein Schiff 1 put to the test before delivery.

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Flex LNG Secures Charter Deal for New LNG Carrier

Flex Endeavour

Flex LNG entered into a one-year time-charter for its newly-built LNG carrier Flex Enterprise.

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All Italian Ports to Strike Today

Forklift

A nation-wide strike has been announced for today in Italian ports.

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Scorpio Bulkers Agrees Refinancing for Ultramax

Scorpio Bulkers vessel

Scorpio Bulkers signed a refinancing deal for one of its Ultramax vessels with an unaffiliated third party in Japan.

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Crew Member Injured in Finlandia Seaways Engine Room Fire

Finlandia Seaways

Crew member airlifted from Finlandia Seaways after engine room fire.

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Ulstein Starts Assembling World’s Largest Plug-In Ship

Color Hybrid assembly start

Color Hybrid, the world’s largest battery-hybrid ship, start taking shape at Ulstein.

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MSC’s Newbuildings Break 23,000 TEU Threshold

MSC containership

The giant containerships ordered by MSC at Korean yards last year will feature 23,000 TEU.

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Portuguese Tonnage Tax and Seafarer Scheme Get Nod from EU

Portuguese flag

European Commission okays Portuguese tonnage tax scheme and scheme to support seafarers.

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Pollution from Shipping Dips in EU, Report Shows

Air pollution from SOx emitted from ships has substantially dropped over the past years, a new EC report shows.

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Clarksons: Era of Major Consolidation to Take a Breather?

ONE container

Clarksons: Boxship industry's consolidation trend could diminish after OOCL and China COSCO Shipping merger.

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