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Cruise Ship Breaks Away from Moorings amid Massive Storm

Riviera

Nautica cruise ship breaks away from its moorings in Greenock, Scotland, amid strong storm.

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TGE Marine Inks Deal for Tema LNG's Small-Scale FSRU

TGE Marine Gas Engineering inked a contract for one of the world’s first floating storage and regasification units.

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HHI’s LPG-Fueled VLGC Design Approved

LPG-Fuelled VLGC

HHI wins AiP for large gas carrier design capable of using LPG as fuel.

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Over-Optimism Cause of Containership Market's Woes?

Boxship

Daniel Richards, container shipping analyst at MSI, comments on the state of play in the market.

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Greenland Supports Ban of HFO in Arctic

Shipping

Greenland has voiced its support for IMO's ban on the use and carriage of heavy fuel oil in the Arctic.

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Maersk Pushes Ahead with Business Integration

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Maersk takes further steps to integrate its business.

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Venta Maersk Makes History as It Crosses Northern Sea Route

Vistula Maersk

Maersk’s ice-class ship Venta Maersk has navigated through the Northern Sea Route for the first time.

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DNV GL Awards AiP for Jiangnan Shipyard's VLEC Design

AiP handover at Gastech

DNV GL has awarded an AiP for the design of a 93,000 cbm VLEC to Jiangnan Shipyard.

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Portugal Stevedores to Stage 24-Hour Strike

Lisbon

Portuguese stevedoring unions are planning to stage a 24-hour strike on September 20.

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Diana Shipping Prices USD 100 Million of Bonds

Money

Diana Shipping has priced its USD 100 million private placement of senior unsecured bonds.

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IUMI President: Time to Manage the 'Unthinkable' Risks

Costa Concordia

Losses the likes of Deepwater Horizon, Costa Concordia, prove there is a need to manage the 'unthinkable' risks.

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WinGD: Everybody Is Looking into LNG as Marine Fuel

WinGD: LNG is one of the most appealing marine fuel options ahead of IMO's upcoming 2020 sulfur cap.

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33 LNG Ships Ordered This Year

LNG Carrier

Wood Mackenzie: Owners need to be careful they don’t over order.

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Compliant Fuels May Need to Be Ordered as of Mid-2019

Containership

ICS: Shipping companies may need to start ordering compliant fuels from as early as the middle of 2019.

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FUELSAVE Applies to Join the CO2 Challenge

Marc Sima, FUELSAVE co-founder and President

Manufacturer of fuel saving additive, FUELSAVE, has applied to become a partner of the CO2 Challenge.

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Marinakis Linked to Tanker Duo at Daehan Shipbuilding

Evangelos Marinakis

Capital Maritime and Trading has placed an order for two 114,000 dwt tankers with Korean shipbuilder Daehan Shipbuilding.

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World's Biggest Ship Propeller Heads for Korea

world's largest propeller

World's largest ship propeller heads for Busan to join the superstructure of MSC's 23,000 TEU newbuild.

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Diana Shipping Finds Work for Panamax Bulker

Bulker

Diana Shipping has signed a time charter deal with Ausca Shipping for one of its Panamax vessels.

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Maersk Line Confirms Scrubber Investment

Maersk Line containership

Maersk Line has confirmed its investment in scrubbers, but remains secretive on details of the investment.

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Vitol Inks 15-Year LNG Deal with Cheniere

lng carrier

Vitol has signed a 15-year liquefied natural gas sale and purchase agreement with US-based energy company Cheniere.

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Maersk to Change Bunker Surcharge ahead of Sulphur Cap

Mumbai Maersk

Maersk Line is planning to introduce a new fuel adjustment surcharge ahead of the 2020 sulphur cap.

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No Deal Brexit Could Limit UK Seafarers' Opportunities

Brexit

UK: A no-deal exit from the European Union could limit the opportunities for UK seafarers.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Top five most-read stories you may have missed last week.

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Stolt Disappointed with MSC Flaminia Ruling

gavel

Stolt Tank Containers: We were disappointed and disagree with the ruling.

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Samskip Endeavour Goes Fossil-Free by Burning Vegetable Oil

Goodshipping program

Shippers arrange for fossil-free transport of their goods via Goodshipping Program.

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Navios Containers Eyes Direct Listing on US Stock Exchange

Containership

Navios Containers has announced its plans to pursue a direct listing on a U.S. Stock Exchange.

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Empire Navigation Boosts MR Orderbook at MHI to Eight

Hyundai Mipo

Empire Navigation has lifted the option for additional four MR tankers at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard.

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