9 Pct of Global Terminals Are Semi-Automated

Interview with Daniel Schäfer, Market Analyst at German DS Research.

8 Ultramaxes in the Bag for AVIC International

Bulker

AVIC International Leasing has been tied to an order for eight Ultramaxers at Dayang Shipbuilding.

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Thenamaris Adds One More LNG Carrier at HHI

Hyundai Heavy Industries

Thenamaris has ordered one more LNG carrier at the world's largest shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries.

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Yangzijiang Shipbuilding, MES & Mitsui to Set Up JV

Mitsui

Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding Co., Yangzijiang Shipbuilding and Mitsui & Co. to establish a joint venture.

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Stena Bulk Sets Up New Tanker JV with Bay Crest Management

GSW Adventure

Stena Bulk has partnered up with Bay Crest Management in an effort to expand its presence in Asia.

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Pacific Basin Boasts Vessel Earnings Hike

Pacific Basin ship

Pacific Basin Shipping Limited saw a significant hike in vessel earnings in the third quarter of the year.

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AET Names LNG Dual-Fueled Aframax Pair

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AET has named its first two LNG dual-fuel Aframax tankers.  

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Investor Confidence in China Hurt by Trade War

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IMF: Investor confidence in China has declined due to the ongoing trade tensions between the US and China.

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Brokers: BoComm Books Four More Bulkers at CSSC Chengxi

bulker CSSC

BoComm has ordered four bulkers from compatriot CSSC Chengxi, Fearnleys said in its weekly report.

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Report: Bumi Armada Buyer of SFL's VLCC Oldie?

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Malaysian Bumi Armada has been linked to the purchase of the VLCC Front Ariake. 

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South Korea Unveils Support for Struggling Shipping Firms

Money

Korea Ocean Business Corp to support financially troubled shipping firms and fund eco-friendly projects.

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BIMCO: Iran No. 1 Buyer of US Soya Beans

Bulker

Iran has emerged as the biggest buyer of U.S. soya beans in the aftermath of trade tensions between China and the U.S.

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Unprecedented Changes Needed for 1.5°C Global Warming Limit

Shipping

IPCC: Limiting global warming to 1.5°C would require rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes.

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Autonomous Ships Face Fewer Challenges than Driverless Cars

autnomous containership

Survey: Autonomous ships and aviation drones face fewer barriers to adoption than driverless cars.

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US Crude Oil Exports to China Dropped to Zero in August

Peter Sand

US seaborne exports of crude oil to China dropped to zero in August.

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Brokers: Santoku Shipping Books Capesize Pair at SWS

Bulker

Santoku Shipping has been linked to an order for two Capesize bulkers at Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding.

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Paper Submitted to MEPC73 Does Not Seek Delay of Sulphur Cap

shipping

The document submitted MEPC 73 does not seek a delay to the implementation date of the 2020 sulphur cap.

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BW LPG Gives Up on Dorian LPG Merger

BW LPG is withdrawing its proposal to combine with gas carrier owner and operator Dorian LPG. 

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ICTSI Gets Green Light for Manila Terminal Upgrade

An artist’s perspective of Berths 7 and 8 and the full back up area for Berths 9 and 10.

ICTSI has received a nod from the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) to further expand its Manila flagship terminal.

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21 Filipino Sailors Stranded in India

Bulker

21 Filipino crew members of MV Evangelia M have been left stranded in Kakinada Port, India.

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Containerships Brings Its Ordering Tally to Six

Containerships Nord

Containerships adds two more LNG-powered containerships to its orderbook, pushes deliveries of newbuilds.

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Hunter Maritime to Merge with Chinese Fintech Company

Money

Hunter Maritime Acquisition has launched a merger process with Chinese fintech company, NCF Wealth Holdings Limited.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Here are the most popular news from the first week of October.

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Keppel to Build Two More LNG Carriers for Stolt-Nielsen

Keppel O&M

Keppel O&M has signed deals to build two additional small-scale LNG carriers for Stolt-Nielsen.

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Report: U.S. Crude Shipments to China Grind to a Halt

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The ongoing trade tensions have resulted in the complete freeze of U.S crude oil shipments to China.

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9 Crew Evacuated from Sinking Ship off Taiwan

Ying Hai

Nine crew members rescued after their vessel developed a heavy list and sank in the Taiwanese Strait.

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Genting Hong Kong Chooses Scrubbers for Three Ships

Cruise ship World Dream

Genting Hong Kong has joined the latest scrubber shopping spree.

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34 CEOs Sign Call for Action in Support of Decarbonization

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34 maritime CEOs and industry leaders sign a call for action towards a new decarbonized future.

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