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Ocean Yield Buys Suezmax Tanker with Long-Term Charter

Tanker

Ocean Yield acquired a 2016-built Suezmax tanker with a 13-year bareboat charter to Okeanis Eco Tankers.

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Hapag-Lloyd Cruises: The End of HFO Era in Expedition Fleet

All Hapag-Lloyd Cruises' expedition ships to start using MGO from July 2020.

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2M Alliance Commits to Liverpool

Maersk containership

The 2M liner alliance selects UK's Liverpool as permanent port of call on its TA4 service.

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China Ocean Industry Group Finds Buyer for Two Ships

contract

China Ocean Industry Group has found a potential buyer for two of the six ships, the delivery of which had been delayed.

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Panama-Flagged Ship Allides with Emden Sea Lock Structure

emden port

A Panama-flagged ship rammed into the dolphin structures of the Emden Sea Lock.

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BPA Urges Govt to Prevent Chaotic Withdrawal from the EU

Brexit

BPA urged the government to avoid disruption to free trade at the country's ports in case of No-Deal Brexit.

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Port of Oakland Volume at All-Time High in 2018

Containers

Port of Oakland's container volume reached 2.55 million TEU in 2018, an all-time high for the port.

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Court Gives Nod to HHIC-Phil’s Rehabilitation Process

gavel

Court approved the petition for rehabilitation filed by Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction Philippines.

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ABS, Fleet Management Partner on Cyber Security

Cyber security

ABS Advanced Solutions, Fleet Management Limited reached a deal to partner up on cyber security.

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Canadian Gov't to Assess Risks Posed by Wrecked Ships

LOC to develop risk assessment methodology related to wrecked ships in Canadian waters.

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Seaspan Completes 2nd Tranche of Investment with Fairfax

Money

Seaspan Corporation closes the second tranche of the USD 1 bn investment by Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited.

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Frontline's Interest in Feen Marine Scrubbers Rises

Tanker

John Fredriksen’s Frontline has increased its ownership interest in Feen Marine Scrubbers to 28.9%.

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Stena, Hyundai Glovis to Set Up Short-Sea Car Carrier JV

Stena Line ropax

Swedish Stena Rederi and Germany's Glovis Europe to establish a European car carrier joint venture.

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NCLH Orders Cruise Ship for Regent Seven Seas Cruises

cruise

Fincantieri and NCLH sign a contract for the construction of one new cruise ship.

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Fourth Tug on Its Way to Yantian Express

Hapag-Lloyd logo

The third ocean-going tug arrived today to join fire-fighting activities involving burning containership Yantian Express.

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ReCAAP: Piracy, Armed Robbery Incidents Lowest in a Decade

There was a total of 76 incidents of piracy and armed robbery reported in Asia in 2018.

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2020 Bulkers to Finance New Ships with USD 240 Mn Loan

Money

2020 Bulkers signed a USD 240 million deal for the post-delivery financing of its newbuilding program.

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ZIM Moves Forward with Blockchain-Based Bill-of-Lading

ZIM boxship

ZIM to begin offering the opportunity to its customers to switch to electronic Bills-of-Lading on selected trades.

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Volumes at PSA International Keep Rising in 2018

Containers

PSA International handled 81 million TEUs in 2018, a rise of 9.1% over 74.2 million TEUs reported in 2017.

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Hafnia Shareholders Approve Merger with BW

BW Group

The shareholders of Hafnia Tankers have given the green light to the company's proposed merger with BW Tankers.

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MUA: BHP, BlueScope to Remove Two Australian-Manned Ships

bulker

MUA: Nearly 80 Australian seafarers will likely be laid off by BHP and BlueScope Steel.

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Drewry: 2019 Another Solid Year for Container Market

Containership

Drewry: The industry’s supply-demand balance will benefit from a reduced appetite for ULCVs among major carriers.

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ONE: Two Boxships Set Container Loading Records

In late December 2018, two ULCVs operated by ONE set container loading records.

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Synergy Takes Evergreen’s 20,000+TEU Duo under Its Wing

Ever Gifted

Synergy Group is taking two 20,000+ TEU containerships under technical management.

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TSB: SBI Carioca Grounded Due to Ineffective Communication

SBI Carioca

TSB: Bulker SBI Carioca grounded due to conflicting information and ineffective communication in October 2017.

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ABP Reassures Disruption Will Be Avoided in Case of No-Deal

Brexit

ABP reaffirmed its commitment to keep Britain trading with Europe and the rest of the world after Brexit.

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Singapore Maintains Good Maritime Performance in 2018

ships

Singapore wrapped up 2018 with stable maritime performance.

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