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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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LNG-Powered CMA CGM Jacques Saade Heads for Sea Trials

CMA CGM Jacques Saade

The 23,000 TEU LNG-powered containership giant CMA CGM Jacques Saade has set sails for sea trials.

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Robbers Caught after Boarding Bulker in Singapore Strait

Singapore

A Liberia-flagged bulk carrier was boarded by three perpetrators while sailing in the Singapore Strait.

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Navigator Holdings, Partners Form Gas Carrier Pool

Navigator Aurora

Navigator Holdings, Pacific Gas and Greater Bay Gas have formed a new shipping pool, the Luna Pool.

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Vancouver, Tomakomai Ports to Promote LNG as Ship Fuel

Vancouver

Vancouver Port and Tomakomai Port sign MOU to promote the use of LNG as a marine fuel and LNG bunkering.

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VLCC Volatility Brings Record USD 410K Fixture

VLCC fixed for USD 411.89K per day.

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ClassNK: LPG Reformed Gas-Fueled Coastal LPG Ship Wins AiP

ClassNK

ClassNK granted AiP to Daihatsu Diesel for its concept design of an LPG reformed gas fueled coastal LPG carrier.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Here are the most read stories of the previous week.

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Coronavirus: Container Lines May Lose 17 Mn TEU in 2020

Containership

The container shipping industry might be looking at developments similar to the financial crisis of 2008.

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Ports Ban Cruise Ship Calls to Curb Coronavirus Outbreak

cruise ship

Port authorities are starting to suspend cruise ship calls to curb the spread of COVID-19.

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Initial Sea Trials Completed for IntelliTug Project

Wartsila

Wärtsilä and PSA Marine have successfully completed initial sea trials for the IntelliTug autonomous ship project.

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Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank Joins Poseidon Principles

shipping

Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank becomes the first Asian financial institution to join the Poseidon Principles.

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NACKS Hands Over Ultramax Bulker

Kawasaki Heavy Industries

Market Cooper, a 61,000 dwt bulk carrier newbuild, has been delivered to its owner, KHI said.

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OOCL Orders Five 23,000 TEU Giants in China

OOCL

Orient Overseas Container Line Limited orders five 23,000 TEU boxships at COSCO yards in China. 

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COSCO Shipping Specialized Carriers Orders 8 Newbuilds

pulp carrier

COSCO Shipping Specialized Carriers ordered eight 62,000 dwt pulp carriers.

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BIMCO: Capesize Segment Hit Hardest by Coronavirus

BIMCO

The Capesize segment was massively impacted by the coronavirus but smaller segments are starting to recover.

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KR: HHI Wins AiP for LNG Dual-Fuel Car Carriers

Korean Register

Korean Register grants to the LNG dual-fuel propulsion car carrier developed by Hyundai Heavy.

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Coronavirus Impact on Blank Sailings Subsiding

containership

Blanking of sailings out of China by ocean carriers due to the Coronavirus impact is subsiding rapidly.

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Costa Fortuna Passengers Disembark in Singapore

Costa Fortuna

Hundreds of Costa Fortuna passengers have disembarked after the cruise ship docked in Singapore.

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Ship Heads for Singapore after Denied Entry in 2 Countries

Costa Cruises

The cruise ship will dock in Singapore on March 10 after it was turned away from other ports.

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CSSC Shipping, Sinokor Ink Sale and Leaseback for 4 Ships

Boxship

CSSC (Hong Kong) Shipping has agreed a sale and leaseback deal with Sinokor Merchant Marine.

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KR Certifies First Cybersecurity Compliant Ship

SONGA HAWK

KR certified Songa Hawk to be fully cybersecurity compliant.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

containers

Here are the most read stories of the previous week.

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Wan Hai Buys Two Boxships from PIL for USD 186 Mln

Kota Cabar

Wan Hai Lines has acquired two containerships from PIL.

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20 Capesize Bulkers Scrapped Already in 2020

Bulker

Poor bulker markets have pushed owners to scrap 20 Capesize bulkers so far this year.

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Pirates Board Bulker in Singapore Strait

Piracy

Four perpetrators boarded a Philippine-flagged bulk carrier while en route to Singapore.

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