Three Dead, Several Injured at Chittagong Shipbreaking Yard

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Three workers died and at least six were injured following a toxic gas leak at a shipbreaking yard in Bangladesh.

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VesselsValue: 201 Cargo Ships Scrapped in First Half of 2019

The number of containerships scrapped in 1H 2019 rose by 379 percent, compared to 1H 2019.

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ITF: Fatal Incident Hits Hutchison's Karachi Terminal

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The death of a truck driver at Pakistan's KICT is the second fatal incident this year, according to the ITF.

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OOCL's Trans-Atlantic Trade Flourishes in 1H 2019

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During the period, the company's Trans-Atlantic service marked the greatest surge in volumes and revenues.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

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Here are the most read stories of the previous week.

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Vladimir Rusanov Ships LNG to China via Northern Sea Route

Vladimir Rusanov

Vladimir Rusanov, an icebreaking LNG carrier, has completed the Northern Sea Route passage via the eastern direction.

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DP World to Build USD 1.2 Bn Container Terminal in Indonesia

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The project is expected to commence later this year, with commercial ops planned for H1 2022.

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Man Dies while Breaking Boxship in Bangladesh

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One worker lost his life in an incident at a shipbreaking yard in Chittagong, Bangladesh.

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KOGAS, ECV Partner Up on LNG Terminal in Vietnam

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KOGAS and ECV have entered into a memorandum of understanding to cooperate on a new LNG regasification terminal.

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Number of Indian Seafarers Employed on Ships Rises

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The number of active Indian seafarers surged by 45 percent in the last three years.

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Osaka Gas, JBIC Invest in LNG Import Terminal Firm

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The parties invested in a minority stake in the LNG terminals and floating solutions provider AGP International Holdings.

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Japan to Lose Top LNG Importer Position to China by 2022

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LNG imports in Japan are expected to decline 12% to 72.8 mmtpa compared to 2018, Wood Mackenzie said.

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Up to USD 613 Mn to Be Injected in Portugal's Port of Sines

Port of Sines

Up to USD 613.5 million would be injected in the port during the concession agreement until 2049 with PSA Singapore.

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Seven Armed Pirates Board Bulker near Singapore Strait

CK Bluebell

After the attack, the bulker CK Bluebell resumed its voyage to Incheon, South Korea.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

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We bring you the most popular news from the week of July 15.

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DSME Names Newest Icebreaking LNG Carrier for Yamal Project

Nikolay Urvantsev

On July 18, DSME held a naming ceremony for Nikolay Urvantsev, an icebreaking LNG carrier.

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Canada Inks 1st Long-Term Contract to Ship LNG to China

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FortisBC signs its first term supply agreement to produce LNG for Top Speed Energy Corp. to export to China.

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Global Ship Lease Agrees Charter with OOCL

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The charter for the 2003-built GSL Keta was signed "at an improved rate".

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Sun Enterprises Orders Tanker Pair at Daehan

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Greek Sun Enterprises has placed an order for two Aframax tankers at Daehan Shipbuilding.

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ReCAAP: Asian Piracy Incidents Drop in 1st Half of 2019

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The total number of incidents dropped by 32% compared to the first half of 2018.

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Epic Gas Adds Two Petredec Ships to Its Fleet

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Another two ships are due to join the fleet in July and August.

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India's New Multimodal Terminal to Complete Next Month

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The first phase of India's new multimodal terminal being built at Sahibganj will be completed in August this year.

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Keppel Agrees USD 95 Mn Worth of FPSO, Dredger Deals

Keppel Offshore & Marine

The shipbuilder agreed modification of an FPSO and construction of a dredger with repeat customers.

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Qatargas Ships 3000th LNG Cargo to Japan

Al Jasra

Qatargas has set another milestone as it successfully delivered the 3,000th LNG cargo to Japan.

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Odfjell Sells Stake in Jiangyin Terminal

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Odfjell SE has finalized the sale of its stake in Odfjell Terminals (Jiangyin), China.

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SMARTShip Solution Wins ClassNK Approval

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ClassNK gives type approval for SMARTShip, a digital shipping solution developed by Alpha Ori Technologies (AOT).

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Bihar International Orders Up to Eight Tankers in China

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The company ordered two 110,000 dwt and two more 50,000 dwt units. The deals include two options each.

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