Methanol Is Ready for Use as Marine Fuel


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

Ocean Alliance Day Two Product Gets Underway

CMA CGM Jules Verne

Ocean Alliance Day Two Product, the evolved service offering of the Ocean Alliance, has been launched.

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Photos: Thick Black Sludge Covers Borneo's Coast

Balikpapan Bay

Sixty kilometers of the coast and at least 129 square kilometers of the ocean have been polluted.

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HMM Launches Mega-Ship Ordering Spree

Hyundai Merchant Marine

HMM's long-awaited mega-boxship order initiated.

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Creditors to Place STX Offshore under Court Receivership

STX Offshore & Shipbuilding

STX Offshore is to be put under court receivership as its union failed to accept the company's restructuring plan.

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Samudera Wants to Dispose of 5 More Ships

Sinar Emas

Samudera Shipping Line is pushing forward with fleet renewal plans and disposal of Indonesia-flagged ships.

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China LNG Shipping Eyes VLEC Order

Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding

China LNG Shipping interested in adding ethane carriers to its gas carrying fleet.

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Al Oraiq Carries Qatargas' 1st LNG Cargo to Pavilion Gas

LNG carrier Al Oraiq

LNG tanker Al Oraiq, chartered by Qatargas, carried the company's inaugural LNG cargo to Pavilion Gas in Singapore.

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Adani Expands Dhamra Port

India's port developer Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone has inaugurated the Phase II expansion of Dhamra Port.

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All Eyes on IMO to Draft Ship Pollution Reduction Strategy

International Maritime Organization

IMO is under the spotlight as 72nd session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee starts in London.

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Keppel to Build Singapore’s 1st Dual-Fuel Bunker Tanker

Keppel shipyard

Keppel Offshore & Marine has won a contract to build Singapore's first dual-fuel bunker tanker.

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Growing US Imports Threatened by Developing Trade War

Port of New York/New Jersey

NRF: Imports at US container ports are to grow 5.8 percent in April, but could be threatened by a developing trade war.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Here are the most read stories of the first week of April 2018.

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Genting Hong Kong Slashes Full Year Loss

Genting Dream at outfitting pier

Genting Hong Kong managed to cut its 2017 net loss to USD 244.3 million from USD 504.2 million in 2016.

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Samsung Electronics to Buy USD 192 Mn of SHI Shares

Samsung Electronics intends to participate in Samsung Heavy's rights offering by investing KRW 204.06 billion.

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Bahri Ships 1st Saudi Aramco Chemical Cargo


Bahri is transporting the first chemical shipment from Aramco Trading Company (ATC), a subsidiary of Saudi Aramco. 

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K Line Secures USD 180 Mn Refinancing for LNG Tanker Duo

Arctic Voyager

K Line secured a USD 180 million refinancing for two of its LNG vessels, according to Watson Farley & Williams.

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Samudera Shipping Keeps Shedding Oldies

Sinar Emas

Samudera Shipping Line has finalized the sale of its 18-year-old Indonesia-flagged oil tanker, the Sinar Emas.

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Seri Amanah Takes Petronas' LNG Cargo to Hokuriku Electric

Seri ‘A’ Class

Petronas shipped its first LNG cargo aboard the LNG carrier Seri Amanah to Japan's Hokuriku Electric.

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South Korea Reveals 200-Strong Fleet Renewal Plan

Flag of South Korea

South Korea determined on reviving its ailing shipping industry following Hanjin Shipping's demise.

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Pertamina Source of Balikpapan Bay Oil Spill

Balikpapan Oil Spill Response

Pertamina says burst underwater pipeline source of the oil spill in the Balikpapan Bay.

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Gothia Tanker Alliance Adds Newbuilding Tanker

Chemical/Product tanker Fure Vinga

Furetank Rederi, a part of the Gothia Tanker Alliance, took delivery of a new tanker, the 20,000 cbm Fure Vinga.

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Samsung Heavy to Receive Order for Up to Four LNG Carriers

LNG carrier

South Korea's Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has received orders for up to four LNG carrier newbuildings.

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K Line Pleads Guilty to Criminal Cartel Conduct in Australia

PCTC Hawaiian Highway

Japan's shipping major K Line has pleaded guilty to criminal cartel conduct in Australia's Federal Court, ACCC said.

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DSME Clinches 10 VLCC Orders in 2018

Very Large Crude Carrier

Undisclosed American shipowner pushes DSME's orderbook to 10 VLCCs secured this year.

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GasLog Takes Delivery of New LNG Carrier

Gaslog Genoa

GasLog Ltd has expanded its fleet with its latest liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier, the Gaslog Genoa.

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COSCO's OOCL Acquisition to Be Finalized by the End of June

The proposed takeover of OOCL by COSCO Shipping is expected to be completed by June 30.

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TORM Adds Three MRs to Its Orderbook

TORM exercises options for the construction of three MR newbuilds at Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI).

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