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MPA Singapore Softens Ban on Crew Changes

MPA

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

Shipbuilders

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

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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

Seafarers

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

Shipbreaking

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

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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Coronavirus Survived 17 Days on Cabin Surfaces

Diamond Princess

The coronavirus found on cabin surfaces of infected passengers up to 17 days after cabins were vacated.

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Surge in Seafarers’ Pleas for Help amid Coronavirus Crisis

Seafarers

Seafarers seeking help in overcoming their circumstances onboard ships exacerbated by the pandemic.

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Vale Temporarily Closes Iron Ore Terminal in Malaysia

Vale

Vale has decided to temporarily close Teluk Rubiah Maritime Terminal amid the global coronavirus outbreak.

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MOL Sounds the Alarm on 2019 Results

MOL

MOL plans to downgrade forecast amid a total of USD 146 million of extraordinary losses.

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Scrubber Uptake Hits 4,000 Ships

Scrubber

There are approximately 4,000 ships fitted or about to be fitted with a scrubber.

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OOIL Ready for Potential Headwinds

OOIL

COSCO-owned OOIL wrapped up 2019 with a significant earnings growth despite market uncertainties.

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Major Slippage of Drybulk Deliveries from China Imminent

Bulker

Only 1 dry bulk vessel of the planned 24 newbuildings was delivered by Chinese shipbuilders in February 2020.

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Sea-Intel: Scrubber Investment Case Undermined

Scrubber

Sea-Intelligence: The low-sulphur premium dropped from a 300 USD/ton to 60 USD/ton.

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Swire Shipping’s First of Eight Newbuilds Starts Ops

Swire Shipping

Swire Shipping has announced the entry into service of its first 2,400 TEU newbuild vessel, MV Changsha.

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Readers’ Picks of the Week

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Here are the most read stories of the previous week.

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BIMCO: Tanker Shipping to Face Two Different Realities

Tanker

The tanker shipping industry will likely face two contrasting realities, shipping association BIMCO said.

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ICS, ITF Urge Govts to Ensure Uninterrupted Crew Changes

Shipping

ICS and ITF have urged governments to ensure uninterrupted crew changes amid the coronavirus crisis.

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Carnival Offers Its Cruise Ships to Serve as Hospitals

Carnival Victory

Carnival has offered select cruise ships for use as temporary hospitals to help address COVID-19.

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EU: CMA CGM Gets Green Light to Sell Stakes in 10 Terminals

CMA CGM

CMA CGM and CMP receive an EU approval for the sale of stakes in ten port terminals to Terminal Link.

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CMHI Haimen Launches, Cuts 1st Steel for SunStone Newbuilds

Ulstein

On March 16, China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) Haimen celebrated two milestones.

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Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Inks USD 1.15 Bln Boxship Deal

containership

Yangzijiang Shipbuilding has inked a shipbuilding contract with Tiger Group for up to 10 container vessels.

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