US Petrochemical Supply Chain & Logistics Market Overview

Petrochemical Update released their 2018 – State of the U.S. Petrochemical Supply Chain Whitepaper.

Interview with Oman Drydock's New CEO

Oman Drydock's new CEO reveals growth plans to World Maritime News at Posidonia.

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CMHI Lays Keel for SunStone Ships' Expedition Cruise Vessel

CMHI held a keel laying ceremony for a new expedition cruise vessel for SunStone Ships on June 12.

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Nakilat, Excelerate Energy Sign Deal on FSRU Joint Venture

Nakilat signs deal with Excelerate Energy to form a JV company and acquire a 55% interest in an FSRU.

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DP World Becomes Part of World Ocean Council

DP World has become the first company in its sector to join the World Ocean Council (WOC).

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UN WFP Supply Ship Attacked off Hodeidah

A vessel operating as part of the UN's World Food Programme has been attacked in the Southern Red Sea.

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Container Volumes Rise by 45 Pct at King Abdullah Port

Saudi Arabian King Abdullah Port has achieved new heights in container handling this year.

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Maersk Honam Completes Cargo Discharging at Jebel Ali

Maersk Honam fire

Maersk Honam completed cargo discharge operations; first containers released for onward transport.

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Oman Drydock Sets Sights on Entering Shipbuilding Market

Oman Drydock

Oman Drydock Company (ODC), specializing in repair and conversion projects, wants to enter the world of shipbuilding,.

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Large Crude Tankers Hit the Hardest by Perfect Storm

Tanker

Large crude carriers have been hit the hardest by the perfect storm in the tanker shipping sector.

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Fire-Stricken Maersk Honam Berths, Starts Discharging Cargo

Maersk Honam

Maersk Honam, which suffered a serious fire on March 6, berthed at Jebel Ali port on Sunday, May 27.

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Middle East Demand on the Rise

Container shipping

Drewry: Demand growth from Asia to the Middle East topped 26% in the first quarter of 2018.

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US "Alarmed" by Missile Strike on Turkish Ship off Yemen

Ruptured hull of bulk carrier Ince Inebolu

US said it was "alarmed" by the missile strike on a Turkish wheat ship earlier in May.

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Number of LNG Bunkering Vessels to Double by 2020

LNG bunkering

The number of LNG bunkering vessels has grown from one at the beginning of 2017 to six in early 2018.

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Libya Sends 1st Cargo of Propane Gas to Italy after 4 Years

A total of 61,761 barrels of propane gas have been shipped to Italy from Libya's Zueitina Port, NOC said.

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Fire-Stricken Maersk Honam Will Be Repaired

Maersk Honam

Maersk Line plans to repair its ultra large containership Maersk Honam which was damaged in a major fire.

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Update: Missile Strike Ruptured Turkish Bulker’s Hull

Ince Inebolu

Saudi-led Coalition: Ince Inebolu, which was damaged by an explosion earlier in May, was struck by a Houthi missile.

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Piracy Attacks off East Africa Doubled in 2017

The number of piracy incidents doubled off the coast of East Africa in 2017 compared to 2016.

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ITF: Abandoned Qaaswa Crew Returns Home after 11 Months

ITF: The crew of the abandoned tanker Qaaswa finally returned home after spending almost a year off Tunisia.

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ITF, UAE Sign Deal to Protect Seafarers in UAE Waters

ITF and UAE Federal Transport Authority agree to jointly protect the rights of all seafarers operating in UAE waters.

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Total to Establish LNG Bunkering Hub in Oman

LNG ship-to-ship bunkering

Total is to develop a liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering hub in Oman under a recently signed MoU.

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Fire-Stricken Maersk Honam Set to Berth Next Week

Maersk Honam

The hotspots on board Maersk Line's ultra large containership Maersk Honam have been almost extinguished.

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230 Second-Hand Bulkers Changed Hands in 2018

bulker

Intermodal: Since the beginning of 2018 around 230 second-hand sales have been reported in the dry bulk sector.

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Bulker Casualties Claimed 202 Seafarer Lives in 10 Years

MV Cheshire

A total of fifty-three bulk carriers over 10,000 dwt have been identified as total losses over the past ten years.

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VLCC Scrapping Ramps Up as Pakistan Opens for Business

VLCC

Owners continue to commit their Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCC) for recycling.

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