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d'Amico Widens Net Loss but Bullish on 2019

d'amico

d’Amico suffered a net loss of USD 55.1 million in 2018 as a result of the weaker product tanker market.

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Seanergy Maritime Counting on Higher TCE Rates

Seanergy Capesize

Seanergy: Reduction of new vessel deliveries and fleet disruptions from scrubber installation would push TCE rates up.

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Damen Shipyards Enters Cruise Market with SeaDream Order

SeaDream's 155-metre cruise ship

Damen Shipyards Group signed its first contract for the construction of a cruise ship with Norway-based firm.

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NGO: Norwegian Pension Funds to Focus on Indian Shipbreaking

ngo

Norwegian Council on Ethics for GPFG plans to turn its attention towards Indian shipbreaking practices.

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Alphaliner: Carriers to Increase Asia-Europe Transit Times

Containership

Alphaliner: Carriers to stretch transit times on Asia - North Europe route as sailing speeds are further reduced.

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MAN Engines to Power Eastern Pacific's 11 New Boxships

Containership

Eastern Pacific Shipping's eleven 15,000 TEU containerships will feature conventional and dual-fuel engines.

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Hurtigruten Picks Høglund's Biogas-Ready FGSS for Its Ships

Hurtigruten's MS Roald Amundsen

Hurtigruten has chosen Høglund to deliver biogas-ready fuel-gas supply systems for its six passenger ship.

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First LNG Bunkering Completed in Gdańsk, Gdynia Port

PGNiG LNG Bunkering

PGNiG and LOTOS said LNG bunkering services are now a permanent offer of both entities in the two Polish ports.

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EU Gives Green Light to Polish LNG Terminal Extension

LNG carrier

EU approved plans to support regasification capacity increase of the LNG terminal in Świnoujście, Poland.

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Eurogate, Contship Enter JV with Marsa Maroc

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Eurogate and Contship to become shareholders of MINTT, a subsidiary of Moroccan port operator Marsa Maroc.

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Global Industry Alliance Welcomes Maersk

containership

Maersk becomes the latest member to join the Global Industry Alliance (GIA).

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Hapag-Lloyd to Start Using Xvela Platform

hapag-lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd decides to implement Xvela’s collaboration services to increase transparency.

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Maersk Sells Its Entire Share in Total

Maersk

Maersk Group subsidiary sold entire share in French oil and gas company Total S.A.

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PSA International Signs Deal to Acquire Poland's DCT Gdańsk

Container terminal

PSA International signed an agreement to acquire DCT Gdańsk, the largest container terminal in Poland.

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Kairos Bunkers Destination Gotland's Ferry with LNG in Visby

LNG bunker supply vessel Kairos

LNG bunker vessel Kairos supplies newbuild ferry MS Visborg with LNG at the port of Visby.

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Armatori Group Secures Financing for New Tanker Duo

Finance

Armatori Group's Marittima Emiliana secured financing for the construction of two chemical tankers in China.

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BigLift, Chung Yang Team Up in Heavy Lift Shipping

Chung Yang Shipping heavy transport vessel

BigLift Shipping and Chung Yang Shipping have agreed to cooperate in heavy transport shipping.

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BW Group Launches Takeover Offer for Epic Gas

BW vessel

BW Group purchased a majority stake in Epic Gas and launched an unconditional tender offer.

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Global Ship Lease Inks Three-Year Charter with Hapag-Lloyd

Containership

Global Ship Lease agreed a three-year charter with Hapag-Lloyd for a 2015-built boxship.

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Vitol to Expand Tanker Fleet by Taking Over Bitumen JV

Vitol

The acquisition is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2019.

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Costa Smeralda Suffers Minor Fire Damage at Meyer Turku

Costa Smeralda

Cruise ship Costa Smeralda, under construction at Meyer Turku, suffered a fire on March 18.

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FSG Delivers Another RoRo to Siem

RoRo

Flensburger-Schiffbau-Gesellschaft delivered an 11,900 dwt RoRo vessel to Siem Shipping. 

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Drewry: Sulphur Cap to Trigger Slow Steaming, Transhipment

Container shipping

Drewry: IMO 2020 sulphur rule to trigger more slow steaming and transhipment.

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Stena Bulk Invests USD 55 Million in Scrubbers

Stena Bulk

Stena Bulk to install exhaust gas cleaning systems on sixteen of its vessels. 

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Tanker Grounds in Greek Waters

tanker

A small clean tanker ran aground near the Port of Gavrio, Andros island in Greece.

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Fincantieri Starts Building Viking's Newest Cruise Ship

Steel cutting for Viking's new cruise ship

Fincantieri cuts the steel for the seventh ship under construction for Viking at its shipyard in Ancona.

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Denmark's NORDEN Expanding to Africa

NORDEN Africa expansion

The company said it would focus on industrial bulk port logistics projects.

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