Sailing the Seven Seas

Have you ever thought about the first journey of a ship, her maiden voyage from the shipyard to its owner?

Two Bulker Newbuilds Join Wisdom Fleet

Taiwanese shipping company Wisdom Marine Lines has taken delivery of two new eco-ship newbuilds from Japanese shipyards.

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Evergreen Marine Renewing Fleet with 20 11,000 TEU Boxships

Evergreen Marine has revealed a very ambitious fleet renewal plan which will see 20 containerships added to its fleet.

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China Names 2nd Carrier for Queensland LNG Project

Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding names second LNG carrier for the Queensland Curtis LNG Project.

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APM Inks Deal for New Bulk Cargo Terminal in Georgia

APM Terminals Poti, Poti New Terminals Consortium sign agreement for a new bulk cargo terminal.

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Burning Oil Tanker Sanchi Sinks off China

Iranian tanker Sanchi sank on January 14, after burning for over a week in the East China Sea.

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Readers’ Picks of the Week

Here are the most read stories of the second week of January 2018.

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Singapore Pushes to Be Global Maritime Hub with New Plan

Singapore's Sea Transport Industry Transformation Map (ITM) to grow industry value-add by SGD 4.5 billion by 2025.

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SWS Hands Over First Valemax Newbuilding to COSCOCS

COSCOCS takes delivery of the first of ten 400,000 dwt very large ore carriers from Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding.

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PMO Team to Try to Board Blazing Sanchi Today

A surveillance team of Iran's PMO will attempt today to board Sanchi and try to find potential survivors.

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Odfjell Takes Delivery of Bow Platinum

Odfjell has welcomed a 25,000 dwt stainless steel chemical tanker, Bow Platinum, into its fleet.

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Burning Sanchi Drifts into Japanese Waters

Iranian tanker Sanchi drifts away from the Chinese coast into Japan's exclusive economic zone.

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CSET Pens VLCC Charter Deal with Sinochem

COSCO Shipping Energy Transportation has signed a tanker cooperation deal with Sinochem Oil.

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Gallery: Avic Dingheng Delivers Valt's Asphalt Carrier

AVIC Dingheng has delivered Asphalt Synergy, a 37,000 dwt asphalt carrier, to US-based transportation company Valt.

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GasLog Adds Newly Built Gaslog Houston to Its Fleet

Hyundai Heavy handed over the newly built LNG carrier Gaslog Houston to its owner on January 10.

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NITC Still Hopes There Are Survivors on board Sanchi

NITC believes there might be survivors on board the company's stricken oil tanker.

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Report: Explosion Reported on board Stricken Iranian Tanker

An explosion has been reported Wednesday on board the Iranian tanker, which has been burning for four days off China.

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COSCO to Create a Shipping Fund with China Cinda

Cosco Shipping Development is planning to establish a shipping fund with China Cinda.

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Singapore Police Arrests Tanker over Fuel Theft

Singapore has arrested a tanker and a number of former Shell workers due to a suspected involvement in fuel theft.

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Containership Hits Keelung Port's Gantry Crane

Keelung Port's gantry crane collapses after being hit by German boxship Hansa Meersburg on January 8.

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Fredriksen, Others in for Up to 9 Newcastlemaxes at Bohai

Bohai Shipbuilding Heavy Industries has received an order for up to nine Newcastlemaxes, brokers reported.

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No Large Oil Spill from Sanchi that Remains Ablaze off China

The fears of a major oil spill from Sanchi abate as around 1 pct of the condensate was found on the water surface.

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IMB: Piracy against Ships Drops to 22-Year Low in 2017

A total of 180 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported to IMB in 2017.

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GMS: Pakistani Scrapyards Starving for Tonnage

Shortage of bulkers intended for scrapping is expected to starve an overheated Pakistani market for tonnage.

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Value of 15-Year-Old Handysize Bulkers to Rise by 33 Pct

Three second-hand vessel types are expected to see a considerable increase in value over the coming year.

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ABS Grants AIP for Hyundai Heavy's FPSO Hull Design

Hyundai Heavy has received an Approval in Principle (AIP) for its FPSO hull design from ABS.

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STX Heavy Industries Eyes Capital Increase

STX Heavy Industries has decided to launch a new capital increase scheme.

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MODEC Finds Partners for Brazil's FPSO Charter Project

MODEC inks deals with four compatriots to partner up on the FPSO charter project for the Sepia Area off Brazil.

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