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ONE Issues Its 1st Electronic Bill of Lading

ONE Aquila

ONE handles its first ever electronic Bill of Lading.

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SKDY Gets ClassNK AiP for LNG-Fueled Chemical Tanker Design

LNG-Fueled Tanker

ClassNK grants AiP to Shin Kurushima Dockyard for a concept design of 49,000 dwt LNG-fueled chemical tanker.

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EU Commission Stops the Clock on HHIH-DSME Merger Probe


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

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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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FSL Trust Finalizes Sale of Aframax Tanker


FSL Shanghai, a crude oil tanker, was sold to Performance Shipping.

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Bulker Crew Threatened for Voicing COVID-19 Exposure Fears

Coronavirus testing

Tomini Destiny crew pressured to perform shipboard operations under duress.

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DSME Wins VLCC Order from Pan Ocean

Pan Ocean, DSME sign VLCC contract

DSME has secured an order for a very large crude oil carrier from Pan Ocean.

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HRAS Slams Fear of Speaking Up on Seafarers' Struggles


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

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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 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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Vitol Acquires Singapore's Bunkering Company

Sinanju Tankers

Vitol Marine Fuels acquires 100 percent of Singapore-based bunkering specialist Sinanju Tankers Holdings.

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


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

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Crew Members of Maersk Boxship Test Positive for Covid-19

Maersk containership

Five crew members of a Maersk owned and operated containership test positive for coronavirus.

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PSA, Jurong Port, Others to Launch Hydrogen Import Study


The goal is to develop technologies related to the importation, transportation, and storage of hydrogen.

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Japanese Company to Build World's First All-Electric Tankers

Electric Tanker

Japan's Asahi Tanker plans to build the world's first two zero-emission electrically powered tankers.

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MPA Singapore Softens Ban on Crew Changes


The Port of Singapore has softened the ban on crew changes amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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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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Japan's Two Shipbuilding Giants to Form JV in October


Imabari Shipbuilding and Japan Marine United Corporation agree to form a joint venture.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Here are the most read stories of the previous week.

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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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Synergy: Doing Nothing about Crew Changes is Not a Plan


Synergy: Collective, carefully managed crew changes at designated ports could help us tackle this crisis.

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Shiprecycling in Pakistan and India in Limbo


The coronavirus pandemic has practically paralysed the ship demolition market in South Asia.

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85 Pct of Maersk's Global Office-Based Staff Work From Home

Vincent Clerc, CEO of Ocean and Logistics at Maersk

The number of Maersk employees working from home has increased considerably amid global lockdown measures.

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CMA CGM Closes USD 815 Mn Sale of Eight Port Terminals


CMA CGM has completed a first transaction related to the sale of eight port terminals to Terminal Link.

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Indian Ports Declare Force Majeure amid Coronavirus Crisis

Indian flag

Some of India's ports declare force majeure amid coronavirus impact.

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