Methanol Is Ready for Use as Marine Fuel

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

Update: Collision off Malaysia Claims 11 Lives

Seven more bodies have been recovered following Monday’s collision between a Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency ...

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Samsung Heavy Bags USD 440 Mln Order

Korea’s shipbuilding giant Samsung Heavy Industries said that it has secured a major order earlier this ...

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Marine Information Technology and Risks It Brings

The threat to the marine sector – from malicious attacks on systems and organisations via information ...

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Port Congestion Starts Taking Its Toll

The recent decline in the schedule reliability of carriers has been a key contributor to port congestion: on time ...

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IMDO: LNG Carrier Demand Growing by Leaps and Bounds

The demand for LNG ships has shot up this year with orders coming to $4.6bn, the Irish Maritime Development Office ...

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Seatrade Expands Reefer Fleet

Seatrade Expands Reefer Fleet

Seatrade, a Belgian-based operator of cargo, reefer and container ships, has agreed to acquire two 2,200 TEU ...

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Construction Underway at Port of Aktau

Construction Underway at Port of Aktau

Kazakhstan’s infrastructure development at the Port of Aktau, and in Khorgos in the east of the country is gaining ...

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Five Ships Named at the Same Time

The Philippines-based HHIC-Phil’s Subic Shipyard made history in the world’s shipbuilding industry by holding a ...

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Bohai Swoops on Cronos

Bohai Swoops on Cronos

Bohai Leasing Co. Ltd., a parent of the Seaco marine container leasing group, has signed a memorandum of ...

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World’s First LNG Bunkering Vessel on the Horizon

Having won the bid to build an LNG bunkering vessel, the world’s first, Hanjin Heavy Industries & ...

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Indian Coast Guard Airlifts 11 Crew from Listing Cargo Ship

Eleven crew members have been rescued earlier today off Mumbai, India after a merchant vessel MV Priyanka, carrying ...

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Otto Marine Cashes In $404 Mln in Charter Contracts

Otto Marine Limited, an offshore marine company which owns and operates a large fleet of offshore support vessels, ...

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Interview: Nautisk Charts Its Way to Global Expansion

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Nautisk, Norway’s leading merchant marine charts and publications supplier, has lately seen a rapid ...

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ClassNK Issues Guideline for Mitigating Noise Levels on ...

Ship classification society Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK) has released the Guideline for the Mandatory Code on ...

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Vladivostok Sets New Record in Container Handling

Container volumes at the Commercial Port of Vladivostok, part of Russian transport group FESCO, have reached a new ...

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Top News of the Week July 7th-11th

AMT Explorer Sinks with Prysmian’s Cargo Cable barge AMT Explorer sank on Thursday, July 3 around 50 miles ...

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COSCO Orders Ten Bulkers

Prosperity Investment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of China COSCO, has placed an order for eight new bulk carriers ...

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UKHO: Ships Requiring ECDIS Should Have a Plan by Now

All existing passenger ships of 500 gross tonnes and all new cargo ships of 3,000 gross tonnes are required to ...

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VIDEO: Sneak Peak at Vroon’s Newbuilds

Vroon Offshore Services B.V. has decided to introduce their newbuild subsea-support vessels VOS Sugar and VOS Star ...

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Half of Seafarers Unable to Keep in Touch with Their ...

A recent survey shows that up to half of seafarers don’t have reasonable access to communication in order to ...

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Murray Fenton India Mobilises for ABG Shipyard Project

Murray Fenton India, the Technical Services division of Bibby Ship Management (India) Pvt. Ltd, has been appointed ...

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ISWAN: Thousands Aided by SeafarerHelp

ISWAN: Thousands Aided by SeafarerHelp

Problems of 6,400 seafarers and their families were resolved during 2013, according to the 2013 Annual Review for ...

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Qingdao Breaks New Discharging Record

On July 9th, Qingdao Port, as the world biggest pulp discharging port, took 27 hrs to discharge MV Oshimana ...

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GAC Strikes Mexican Partnership

GAC Strikes Mexican Partnership

GAC has boosted its logistics business in Mexico by signing an agency agreement with Grupo MS, a customs broker and ...

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IMDO: Northern European Container Volumes About to Climb

Box traffic in Northern Europe’s six largest ports will rise by 6.9% in the latter half of 2014, the Irish Maritime ...

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Maersk, MSC Establish Ten-Year VSA

Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) have signed a 10 year Vessel Sharing Agreement (VSA) on the ...

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UASC Fleet Goes Green

The Siemens Drive Technologies Division is equipping 17 container ships owned by the United Arab Shipping Company ...

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