Port of Felixstowe Welcomes World's Largest Boxship

The 21,413 TEU OOCL Hong Kong made its maiden call at Hutchison Ports’ Port of Felixstowe on June 21. The ...

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Sweden Inaugurates Expanded Port of Kapellskäras

Sweden has completed a three-year refurbishment and expansion project at the country’s port of Kapellskäras ...

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IMO: Integrated Approach to Maritime Sector Needed for SD

Economic stability and sustainable development can be driven by an integrated approach to the maritime sector, ...

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Newbuilt Panamax Added to Golden Ocean's Fleet

Nasdaq-listed dry bulk shipping company Golden Ocean Group Limited has added one more bulker, bought in March this ...

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Maritime Industry Needs Better Data Sharing, Collaboration

The maritime industry and broader ocean supply chain are suffering from major and costly inefficiencies due to ...

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Norden Acquires One More MR

Danish shipping company Dampskibsselskabet Norden A/S revealed it has bought a 2010-built MR product tanker.  The ...

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VTT Develops Technology for Unmanned Ship Navigation Systems

Research and technology company VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has been developing safe steering for the ...

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Carrier Reliability Up in May

Carriers’ overall on-time schedule reliability improved 4.7%, increasing from 58.6% in April 2017 to 63.3% in ...

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Capacity Cuts Crucial in Container Shipping Recovery

Despite a modest increase in freight rates seen in 2017, a sustainable recovery in the container shipping market ...

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Clarksons: Shipowners Favor VLCCs

With contracting this year only slightly less subdued than in 2016, there has been a welcome influx of activity in ...

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Prysmian to Supply Cables for World's First Hydrogen Vessel

Energy Observer, the world’s first catamaran powered solely by renewable energy and CEA Liten, a research ...

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Shipping Confidence at Three-Year High

Shipping confidence reached its equal highest rating in the past three years in the three months to end-May 2017, ...

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Paris MoU Moves Palau and Vanuatu to the Black List

The Paris MoU Committee has adopted new performance lists for flags, moving Palau and Vanuatu to the Black ...

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Diana Shipping's Panamax to Work at Higher Rate

Athens-based dry bulk owner Diana Shipping has entered into a time charter contract with Hudson Shipping Lines ...

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Maersk Tankers Linked to Sale of Two MR1 Oldies

Maersk Tankers, part of Denmark’s shipping conglomerate Maersk, has disposed of two older MR1 tankers, ...

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Greek Owners Top First Half of 2017 Orderbook

Greek companies continue to lead the way in vessel ordering this year, followed closely by Chinese firms, according ...

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APM Terminals Gothenburg to Lay Off 160 Workers

APM Terminals Gothenburg has served a notice of termination to 160 staff members, out of a total of 450 employees, ...

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Report: Avin International Buys HMM's Tanker Pair

Greece-based tanker shipping company Avin International has emerged as the new owner of two MR2 tankers bought from ...

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No-Shows Fine - a Nightmare for Freight Forwarders?

The recent implementation of no-shows fine by shipping liners could result in ‘accounting nightmares’ ...

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RR Tests World’s 1st Remotely Operated Commercial Ship

Engineering company Rolls-Royce and towage operator Svitzer have demonstrated the world’s first remotely operated ...

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Wärtsilä to Power Thun Tankers' New Ships

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the engines, propellers, and fuel supply systems ...

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Panamax Bulker Joins Golden Ocean's Fleet

Nasdaq-listed dry bulk shipping company Golden Ocean Group Limited has taken delivery of one more bulker bought in ...

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No Follow-Up Strike at Some Terminals in Barcelona

Workers at some terminals in the port of Barcelona have not joined the follow-up strike called for Monday, June 19 ...

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HSH Nordbank’s Shipping Loan Losses Reach USD 221 Mn

With persistent shipping woes, the German-based provider of shipping finance HSH Nordbank has seen its loan loss ...

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ICS Calls On IMO to Delay Implementation of BWMC

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS)  has urged the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to back the ...

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Brexit Talks Should Include Priorities of Maritime Sector

As negotiations begin on the UK’s departure from the European Union, Maritime UK reflected on the ...

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Qatargas Signs LNG Supply Contract with Shell

Doha-based liquefied natural gas company Qatargas has entered into a new sale and purchase agreement (SPA) to ...

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