LNG Bunkering No Longer a ‘Chicken and Egg’ Situation


Niotis: LNG bunkering has moved past the 'chicken and egg' situation.

Epic Gas Secures Refinancing for Five LPG Carriers


Epic Gas completed the refinancing for five LPG carriers with Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank.

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Here are the most read articles from the previous week.

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Marinakis Sets Sights on 10 LNG Carriers at HHI

Evangelos Marinakis

Marinakis pens letter of intent with Hyundai Heavy Industries for the construction of up to ten LNG carriers.

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Two 11,000 TEU Newbuildings Delivered to HMM

Hanjin Subic has delivered two mega containerships to Hyundai Merchant Marine.

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Up to Fifty Missing after Three Boats Capsize off Thailand

Up to fifty Chinese tourists are missing while 17 were confirmed dead after three ships capsized off Phuket, Thailand.

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June – a Month of Interviews


WMN breaks monthly interview record in June.

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Mitsubishi Christens Second Sayaringo STaGE LNG Carrier

LNG carrier Diamond Gas Rose

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding christened the 2nd LNG carrier being built for a joint venture of Mitsubishi, NYK Line.

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Japan to Launch First LNG Bunkering Vessel in 2020

3,500 m3 LNG bunkering vessel

Central LNG Shipping placed an order a 3,500 m3 LNG bunkering vessel with Kawasaki Heavy Industries.

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Seatankers Management Orders LNG Carrier at DSME

DSME, Seatankers Mnagement

Seatankers Management Company books LNG carrier construction at DSME.

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FSL Trust Nabs USD 108 Mn for Refinancing


FSL Trust Management collects over USD 100 million to refinance loans.

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NYK, JMU Get AIP for LNG-Fueled Bulk Carrier Design

ClassNK has granted an approval in principle to NYK Line and JMU for their joint LNG-fueled bulk carrier design.

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Teekay Offshore Linked to Two More Shuttle Tankers

Teekay shuttle tanker

Teekay Offshore Partners has been tied to an order for two additional 158,000 dwt shuttle tankers at SHI.

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Mitsubishi Launches Taiheiyo Ferry's New Ship

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding has held a christening and launching ceremony for Taiheiyo Ferry's newbuilding Kitakami.

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More than 30 Dead after Ferry Sinks off Indonesia

More than 30 people died following the capsizing of a ferry in the waters off Indonesia on Tuesday.

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1 Pct of World Loaded Traffic Could Be Lost to Trade War


Drewry: the threat of tensions further intensifying with new tariffs is likely to be very damaging for the sector.

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Yang Ming Seals Charter for 10 Boxship Newbuilds

Yang Ming

Yang Ming Marine confirms charter for ten newbuilding containerships with Costamare and Shoei Kisen.

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JERA, EDF Trading Join Forces in LNG Optimisation


JERA and EDF Trading have agreed to form an LNG optimisation and trading joint venture.

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China Sets Tier II Rules for Ships in Domestic Trade

Shaghai Port

China imposes Tier II rules on Chinese-flagged and imported ships employed on domestic trades.

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Korea Maritime Promotion Corporation Set to Go Live

Korean flag

 Korea Maritime Promotion Corporation was officially launched today.

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ABS-Classed Next Generation LNG Carrier Delivered

LNG carrier Diamond Gas Orchid

ABS-classed next generation LNG carrier, Diamond Gas Orchid, was delivered to Diamond LNG Shipping.

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Angelicoussis Books Its 100th Ship at DSME


 Greek billionaire John Anthony Angelicoussis has ordered its 100th vessel at DSME.

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Trade War Becoming Ever More Difficult to Stop

Donald Trump

BIMCO: The ongoing trade war between the major world powers becoming ever more difficult to stop.

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Taiwan Refloats Product Tanker from Kaohsiung Coast

Product tanker 19Winner was refloated from the coast of Kaohsiung, Taiwan, on July 2.

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ICS Clamps Down on Efficiency Indexing of Individual Ships

Container shipping general

ICS voiced its fierce opposition to the concept of mandatory operational efficiency indexing of individual ships.

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Philippines Stops Human Smuggling on Cruise Ship

Philippine authorities have stopped a smuggling attempt of 139 persons aboard a cruise ship in Bataan.

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Gibson: Crude Tankers Taking Cargoes from Product Tankers


Crude carrier owners seem to have found their way out of the doldrums.

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KCC Brings Its Newbuilding Tally to Five

Klaveness Combination Carrier

Klaveness Combination Carriers orders one more combination carrier at Jiangsu New Yangzi Shipbuilding.

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