No Market for Unmanned Ships in Tanker Sector

Ardmore Shipping CCO comments on autonomous ships, digitalization and other industry trends.

FPSO Turritella Changes Hands

SBM Offshore has finalized the sale of FPSO Turritella to Shell E and P Offshore Services B.V.

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KR to Survey, Class Portugal-Flagged Ships

Korean Register (KR) is to deliver statutory services on behalf of the Portugal flag state.

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Shipping Companies Excluded from World's Largest Fund

Shipping majors have been excluded from the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) for beaching ships.

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Navios Containers Buys Panamax

Navios Maritime Containers has acquired Navios Felicitas, a 2010-built containership. 

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GoodBulk Adds Another CarVal Capesize

Ship owner and operator GoodBulk has taken delivery of Aquabridge, a 2005-built Capesize bulk carrier.

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Diana Shipping Secures Higher Rate for Its Post-Panamax

Diana Shipping has entered into a time charter contract for one of its Post-Panamax dry bulk vessels, the Phaidra.

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January a Month of Leviathan Boxship Deliveries

Ten mega boxships are set to be handed over to their owners this month.

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Dublin Port Ups Investment into Infrastructure in 2018

Dublin Port Company to accelerate its investment plans to ensure sufficient port capacity in the future.

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CMA CGM Keeps GSL Tianjin Employed for a While Longer

French liner company CMA CGM has decided to extend the charter for the GSL Tianjin.

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First Boxship with LR's Cyber AL3 Joins Cosco Shipping

Cosco Shipping Lines adds first ever boxship to receive a descriptive note cyber AL3 by Lloyd's Register.

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Maersk, IBM to Set Up Blockchain JV

A.P. Moller - Maersk and IBM plan to establish a joint venture aimed at offering a global trade digitization platform.

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Shell Orders FPSO for Penguins Field

Shell has decided to order a floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel for its Penguins field.

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Norden Raises Expectations for 2017

Norden has raised its expectations for the adjusted results for 2017 to USD 20 to 35 million.

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Shipping Needs Uniform Rules to Adopt Green Technologies

Lack of uniform international legal framework is to hinder shipping's adoption of green technologies.

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EC Opens Investigation into Polish Tax Scheme for Shipyards

The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation into a Polish tax scheme for shipyards.

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Turkey to Start Work on Kanal Istanbul This Year

Turkey is stepping up its activities aimed at creating a new shipping canal.

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Interview: Global Trade at Geopolitical Crossroads

John Sitilides, Geopolitical Strategist at Trilogy Advisors speaks on geopolitical challenges that lie ahead.

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Lauritzen Kosan Reflags Two Gas Carriers to Denmark

Lauritzen Kosan has reflagged two of its ships to Denmark for the first time since 2003.

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MV Werften Cuts Steel for Polar Class Expedition Yacht

MV Werften starts building a new luxury expedition yacht for Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises.

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Drewry: Shippers Should Keep an Eye on M&A Activity

With nearly 400 different vessel operators still active, there is plenty of room for M&A activity.

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MOL Acquires Dutch Manning Company

MOL has acquired full ownership of Azalea Maritime B.V., a Dutch manning specialist.

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Gothenburg's Box Volumes Hit Record Low in 2017

Port of Gothenburg's container volumes drop by 19 percent in 2017 due to labour dispute.

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APM Inks Deal for New Bulk Cargo Terminal in Georgia

APM Terminals Poti, Poti New Terminals Consortium sign agreement for a new bulk cargo terminal.

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Union Maritime’s Tanker with 22 Crew Goes Missing

Union Maritime has not heard from one of its vessels, MT Barrett, since late Tuesday, January 9.

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Readers’ Picks of the Week

Here are the most read stories of the second week of January 2018.

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Port of Amsterdam Aims to Cut Shipping Emissions

The Port of Amsterdam is to cut shipping emissions and its environmental impact in the coming years.

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Bunkering Blocked at Port of Trieste

Bunkering operations at the Port of Trieste have been discontinued.

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