Aftermath of Attack on Bahri’s VLCC

Abqaiq VLCC

Dryad Maritime provides details on the attack and security picture in the region.

EU a Step Closer to Trade Agreements with Japan, Singapore

European Commission

European Commission presented the trade agreements with Japan, Singapore to the Council for adoption.

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COSCO Shipping Gemini Joins World’s 20,000 TEU Club

COSCO Shipping Gemini

One more 20,000 TEU containeship for COSCO Shipping Lines.

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Tianyuan Logistics Tied to Ten Bulkers at CSIC

Qingdao Beihai Shipbuilding

Brokers link Hong Kong-based Tianyuan Logistics Shipping to an order for ten bulk carriers.

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One Dead in Fire aboard Research Vessel MV Geos

Stricken MV Geos

One dead in a fire which hit the research vessel MV Geos on April 17 in the South China Sea.

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How to Comply with High-Sulphur Fuel Ban?

bunkering

Owners and operators faced with a dilemma on how to comply with upcoming high sulphur fuel ban.

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COSCO’s OOIL Takeover Threatened by China-US Tensions?

Alphaliner: The proposed takeover of OOIL by COSCO could be hindered by worsening China-US trade ties.

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Scorpio Bulkers Agrees Refinancing for Ultramax

Scorpio Bulkers vessel

Scorpio Bulkers signed a refinancing deal for one of its Ultramax vessels with an unaffiliated third party in Japan.

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Singapore to Get New Tech Preventing Ship Collisions

Fujitsu, SMU and IHPC are developing new technologies for vessel traffic management in the Port of Singapore.

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MSC’s Newbuildings Break 23,000 TEU Threshold

MSC containership

The giant containerships ordered by MSC at Korean yards last year will feature 23,000 TEU.

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Pacific International Lines Delivered Profit in 2017

Container vessel Kota Cabar

PIL returned to profitability in 2017 amid significant improvement in shipping market conditions.

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Video: Here Is the World’s Largest LEGO Ship

World Dream cruise ship lego replica

A large-scale replica of World Dream cruise ship made out of LEGOs breaks Guinness World record.

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Interview: Methanol Is Ready for Use as Marine Fuel

Methanol-powered

Methanol is ready to go as a marine fuel now, and could be playing a much bigger role post-2020.

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HHI Targets USD 65 Bn in Revenues by 2022

Hyundai Heavy Industries' shipyard

Hyundai Heavy Industries has set a target of KRW 70 trillion in revenues by 2022, according to The Korea Times.

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Trade War Threatens Container Volume Growth, HPH Trust Says

Protectionist US trade policies and geopolitical tensions could affect trade volume growth seen in Q1 2018.

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IMO Members Agree on 50 Pct GHG Emissions Cut

IMO

IMO member states agreed to require the shipping sector to reduce its emissions by at least 50 pct.

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2 Countries Yet to Approve IMO's Plan to Cut Shipping's GHG

IMO Secretary General Kitak Lim

IMO set to announce details of initial IMO Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Strategy for Ships.

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Trade War Leaving Bitter Aftertaste in Dry Bulk Market

The trade war between the United States and China has left a bitter aftertaste in the dry bulk market.

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Asian Maritime Crimes Down 48 Pct in 1st Quarter

Eunavfor

ReCAAP: Piracy and armed robbery dropped by 48% in Asia to 14 from 27 incidents reported during January-March 2017.

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Zodiac Maritime Tied to Five 14,000 TEU Ships at HHI

Hyndai Heavy Industries

Zodiac Maritime has beefed up its orderbook with five ultra large containerships.

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ASTON Orders Four Ships in China

Russia's ASTON has signed contracts with two Chinese shipyards for the construction of four new bulk carriers.

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Report: STX Offshore Gets a Second Chance

STX Offshore & Shipbuilding facility

STX Offshore & Shipbuilding got a second chance to avoid court receivership as KDB plans to examine its self-rescue plan.

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Korea to Open up Job Opportunities for Indian Seafarers

Seafarer

India and Korea have signed an agreement to open up job opportunities for Indian seafarers on Korean ships.

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Yangzijiang to Build Project Forward's 20 LNG-Fueled Bulkers

LNG-fueled bulk carrier

China's Jiangsu Yangzijiang Shipbuilding is to construct up to 20 LNG-fueled bulkers for Forward Maritime.

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Ocean Alliance Day Two Product Gets Underway

CMA CGM Jules Verne

Ocean Alliance Day Two Product, the evolved service offering of the Ocean Alliance, has been launched.

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Photos: Thick Black Sludge Covers Borneo's Coast

Balikpapan Bay

Sixty kilometers of the coast and at least 129 square kilometers of the ocean have been polluted.

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HMM Launches Mega-Ship Ordering Spree

Hyundai Merchant Marine

HMM's long-awaited mega-boxship order initiated.

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