LNG as Fuel Perfect Bridge until 2050

Forward Ship CEO, Alexander P. Panagopulos

Alexander P. Panagopulos, CEO of Forward Ships: LNG as marine fuel is the future.

Aztech Ventures into Shipyard Business

Aztech Ventures into Shipyard Business

Singapore Exchange Mainboard-listed Aztech Group Ltd. has acquired the leasehold interest of a shipyard,  now known ...

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20,000 People Risked Their Lives in Sea Crossings

A new UNHCR report on irregular maritime movements in South East Asia estimates that 20,000 people risked their ...

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Bulker Carrying Australian Iron Ore Runs Aground

Bulker Carrying Australian Iron Ore Runs Aground

Panamanian flagged bulk carrier Garima Prem ran aground on August 18th, off Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, China, ...

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CMA CGM Joins Forces with Box Trio

French liner company CMA CGM S.A. announced a co-operation with China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL), Orient ...

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Soft Market Hurts Container Manufacturer

Soft Market Hurts Container Manufacturer

The unstable demand for new containers has restrained the performance of container manufacturer and logistics ...

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Annual Global Cost of Piracy Measured in Billions

The global cost of piracy, including the cost of piracy off eastern Africa, remains uncertain, with existing ...

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Maersk Line Keeps the Lead

Danish shipping giant Maersk Line has cemented its top rating as most reliable line company, according to  maritime ...

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Ice Crusts Melting Faster Than Ever

North Pole Ice Crusts Melting Faster Than Ever

Researchers from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), have for the ...

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UPDATE: Genco Challenger Stays in Service after ...

The recent stabbing incident onboard tanker Genco Challenger that resulted in two seafarers dead and one injured ...

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Zengzhou Shipbuilding Bags Five

U.S.-based Marine Capital has placed an order for five 33,200dwt handysize bulkers with the Chinese shipbuilder ...

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VIDEO: Life on the High Seas

VIDEO: Life aboard a Container Ship

The International Labour Organisation ILO marks a year since the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 entered into ...

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IMB: Shipping Next Playground for Hackers

The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) is calling for vigilance in the maritime sector as it emerges that shipping ...

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Maersk, MSC to Start 2M Alliance in January

Maersk Line, part of Denmark’s A.P. Moller-Maersk, and Swiss firm Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) are planning to ...

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The More The Merrier

Singapore-based gas carrier owner Epic Gas has expanded its fleet of 25 ships reported in January 2014 to 36 ships ...

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Global Containership Fleet Still Too Big

The number of container ships transporting goods around the world has fallen in the first half of 2014 but the ...

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Navibulgar Goes Green

Bulgarian shipowner Navibulgar is going to rejuvenate its fleet with four eco-friendly size bulk carriers built to ...

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APM Terminals Records Profit Bump

APM Terminals Records Profit Bump

APM Terminals delivered an increased profit of USD 223m (USD 179m 2Q 2013) and a return on invested capital of ...

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Arrest of STX Mumbai Wrongful, Singapore Court Says

The High Court of Singapore has upheld a first instance decision striking out the action by Transocean Oil Pte Ltd ...

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COSCO Reports Strong Profit Growth

COSCO Reports Strong Profit Growth

COSCO International Holdings Limited has disclosed the unaudited consolidated results of the company and its ...

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Nanaimo Berths First Container Ship

Nanaimo Berths First Container Ship

The arrival of the M/V Westwood Pacific at the Nanaimo Port Authority’s Duke Point terminal on August 19 marks the ...

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Batangas Incentivized to Unclog Manila

The Philippines President has approved the reduction of port charges and other vessel-handling related fees at the ...

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Ocean Container Sector Cutting Its Carbon Footprint

BSR’s Clean Cargo Working Group’s 2014 “Global Maritime Trade Lane Emissions Factors” report—which provides data ...

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Image of the Day: Ocean Alden Testing the Water

Atlantic Offshore’s offshore supply ship Ocean Alden conducted a towing test with Siddis Supplier, at the Gjøa ...

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Lloyd’s Register Takes Rules for Offshore Units Step Forward

Lloyd’s Register has launched its new Rules for Offshore Units in one single document following an in-depth ...

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Can Brazilian Iron Ore Improve Freight Rates?

Can Brazilian Iron Ore Improve Freight Rates?

The freight market, which performed so well in Q1, has certainly not delivered in the past 4 months. BDI has ...

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Blasts aboard Indonesian Tanker Leave One Dead, Three Missing

Three people are missing and one died after three blasts ripped through Indonesian-flagged product tanker Java ...

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1st LNG Cargo Delivered to China’s Hainan Terminal

On 7 August Qatargas delivered the first cargo of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to China National Oil Corporation’s ...

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