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Construction of World's Largest LNG-Fueled RoRo Ship Begins

RoRo

CIMC Raffles has cut the first steel for a new LNG-powered RoRo vessel ordered by Wallenius SOL. 

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ECSA: Maritime-Specific Rescue and Recovery Plan Is Needed

Hamburg

ECSA stressed that more sector-specific actions are needed to save the European shipping industry.

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Thousands of Cruise Ship Crew Members Stranded at Sea

Cruise ship crew

Thousands of seafarers employed on cruise ships are still stranded at sea.

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MOL Integrates Tanker Management Companies

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Japanese shipping major MOL has decided to unify its wholly owned management companies for tankers.

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Sand: Massive Supply-Demand Imbalance Upon Us

Tanker

Saudi Arabia to flood the market with crude oil at a time when demand is in doldrums amid coronavirus pandemic.

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IMO Chief Seeks UN Support over Keyworker Exemptions

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IMO Secretary-General asked UN agencies to support the designation of seafarers, port workers as key personnel.

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EU Commission Stops the Clock on HHIH-DSME Merger Probe

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EU Commission has suspended the full-scale probe into the proposed acquisition of DSME by HHIH.

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SEA Europe Calls for EU Protection from Covid-19 Crisis

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SEA Europe: Europe risks to lose its strategic maritime technology sector to Asia.

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Cruise Shipbuilding Boosts Fincantieri's Revenues

Fincantieri

Fincantieri closed 2019 with record revenues driven by a significant increase in cruise ship production volumes.

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World's Largest Boxship to Start Sailing at the End of April

HMM Blessing

The delivery of 24,000 TEU containerships to HMM will not be delayed.

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DHT Holdings Inks Charters for 6 VLCCs

DHT tanker DHT Condor

DHT Holdings has secured time charters for six of its very large crude carriers (VLCCs).

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CMA CGM Seafarer Tests Negative for COVID-19

CMA CGM containership

The crew member on board the giant containership CMA CGM Marco Polo tested negative for the coronavirus.

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HRAS Slams Fear of Speaking Up on Seafarers' Struggles

Corona

David Hammond, CEO of HRAS, criticizes under-reporting of the pandemic's consequences on seafarers.

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DIMECC: New Program Paves Way for Remote Pilotage

DIMECC

The program provides blueprints for digitalization, service innovation and information flows in maritime transport.

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THE Alliance Reveals New Batch of Void Sailings

Hapag-Lloyd containership

Members of THE Alliance decided to void dozens of sailings in April.

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MSC Prepares for Post-Coronavirus Recovery in Demand

MSC

MSC develops Suspension of Transit container shipping programme to prepare for after COVID-19 demand recovery.

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Global Schedule Reliability Hits Record Low

Hamburg Sud containership

Global schedule reliability of liner shipping companies dropped to the lowest recorded level since 2011.

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CMA CGM Crew Member in Isolation Awaiting COVID-19 Test

CMA CGM Marco Polo

Crew member on board CMA CGM Marco Polo in isolation.

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COVID-19: Wärtsilä to Cut Board of Mgmt's Salaries by 20 Pct

Wartsila

COVID-19 measures: Wärtsilä is to temporarily cut the fixed salaries of its board of management by 20 pct.

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USD 1.23 Mln Fund to Support Seafarers Impacted by Covid-19

Seafarers

ITF Seafarers’ Trust launching a USD 1.23 million fund to address the impact of the pandemic on seafarers.

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Euronav Braces for Write-Down amid Compliant Fuel Price Drop

Oceania ULCC

Euronav expects a write-down in the first quarter of 2020 amid VLSFO price drop.

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Coronavirus Pandemic Sets Off a New Wave of Blank Sailings

Maersk containership

Murphy: The number of blank sailings jumped from 2 to 45 on the main deep-sea trades last week.

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Konecranes Announces 2,000 Temporary Layoffs in Finland

Corona

Finnish Konecranes to temporarily lay off some 2,000 employees.

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Yilport to Make Italy’s Taranto Port Its Mediterranean Hub

Taranto Italy

Yilport Holding is working with Konecranes Ports Services to recommission 23 port cranes at Italy’s Taranto Port.

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Maersk Gjertrud Seafarers Suspected of Having Coronavirus

Maersk containership

A number of seafarers on board Gjertrud Maersk hospitalized after experiencing symptoms linked to Covid-19.

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