Bigger Ships on the Horizon for Fujairah

CEO of Fujairah Terminals

CEO of Fujairah Terminals updates on the progress with expansion plans at the port.

Kawasaki Delivers LNG Carrier to JERA-NYK Line JV

LNG carrier Shinshu Maru

Shinshu Maru will transport LNG procured via the Freeport LNG Project in the U.S.

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Crane Issues Hamper Operations of ESL's LNG-Fueled Bulkers


Serious technical problems with cranes slowed down the deployment of ESL Shipping's new LNG-fueled bulkers.

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US Coast Guard Green Lights First Cameron LNG Export

Cameron LNG

The start of operations is scheduled for 2019.

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Keel Laid for Silversea Cruises' Second Muse

Silver Moon

Silversea Cruises holds keel laying ceremony of Silver Moon at Fincantieri's Ancona yard on February 14.

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ONE Sets Container Loading Record of 19,000 TEUs


MOL Tribute, a containership operated by ONE, has set a loading record of 19,190 TEUs.

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Weak Chemical Tanker Market Pushes Odfjell Further into Red

Odfjell tanker

Odfjell ended the fourth quarter of 2018 in the red amid a weak chemical tanker market.

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DSME to Build Another LNG Carrier for Maran Gas

LNG Carrier

DSME has secured an order for an LNG carrier from Greece-based shipowner. 

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Maersk Honam Section on Its Way to South Korea

Maersk Honam

A heavy-lift vessel is taking the sound part of the Maersk Honam to South Korea where it will be rebuilt.

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Qatar Petroleum Pens 5-Year Supply Deal with Marubeni

Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, President and CEO of Qatar Petroleum

Qatar Petroleum is to supply Marubeni Corp with 200,000 metric tons of light naphtha annually for five years.

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NYK to Merge Three Research and Technical Subsidiaries

NYK Line

NYK Line has launched preparations to integrate three of its research and technical subsidiaries.

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Tanker Operator to Pay USD 2 Mn for Dumping Oily Waste


Senior officers discharged oily waste into the ocean by flushing the pollution prevention equipment sensor.

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GasLog Ends 2018 with Record Earnings


GasLog wrapped up 2018 with record annual and quarterly results.

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ICTSI Opens Expanded Batumi Container Terminal

Batumi Port; ICTSI

The port will benefit from an increased annual container handling capacity.

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Fincantieri Marks Triple Milestone for Princess Cruises

Sky Princess

Fincantieri celebrated three construction milestones for cruise line Princess Cruises on February 14.

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Rotterdam Port Sets New Record in Container Volumes


The Port of Rotterdam ended 2018 with a total container throughput slightly higher than in 2017.

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AMSA: Crew Aboard Ship at BHP Terminal Have Sufficient Food

BHP; ITF; MV Villa Deste

AMSA will attend the vessel for inspection next week.

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Epic Gas Cuts Full-Year Net Loss by 91 Percent


Epic Gas managed to improve its net financial position by 91 percent in 2018.

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Short Sea Operators' Share on Intra-Far East Trade Drops


Alphaliner: Independent short-sea operators on the intra-Far East routes are losing market share to MLOs.

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Inchcape Shipping Acquires V.Group's Port Agency Business


Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) and V.Group trade port agency and marine travel businesses.

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Maersk Signs Compliant Fuel Deal with PBF Logistics

Maersk containership

Maersk's deal with PBF Logistics to deliver 10% of the company's annual fuel demand ahead of 2020 sulphur rule.

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Iceland’s First Electric Ferry to Feature ABB Technology

electric ferry

New electric ferry to operate on an Icelandic route will feature ABB’s technology.

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APL Vancouver Cleared to Continue Its Voyage

APL Vancouver

Fire-stricken APL Vancouver was cleared for departure on February 12 and is on its way to Singapore.

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DNV GL to Class Sailing Vessel Sea Cloud Spirit

Signing of class agreement

DNV GL signed a classification deal for the passenger sailing ship Sea Cloud Spirit, being built in Vigo, Spain.

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Yearly Volumes Surge at King Abdullah Port


King Abdullah Port concluded 2018 with an increase of 36% in its annual throughput with 2.3 million TEUs.

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MOL Chemical, Den Hartogh Form Chemical Logistics Alliance


MOL Chemical Tankers, Den Hartogh establish a strategic alliance focused on liquid chemical logistics services.

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ITF Claims Crew Neglected aboard Ship at BHP Terminal

International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) claims that crew members aboard a ship at a BHP terminal in Queensland are being neglected and underpaid

A seafarer reportedly contacted ITF to complain about conditions aboard bulk carrier Villa Deste.

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ReCAAP: Asia Reports 3 Armed Robbery Incidents in January


A total of three piracy and armed robbery incidents were reported in January 2019, ReCAAP ISC said. 

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