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KHI: Bulker Divinegate Delivered at DACKS

bulk carrier

Indigo Marine Shipping takes delivery of Divinegate, a 61,000 dwt bulk carrier.

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MSC Eyes Contship's Share in Medcenter Container Terminal

Medcenter Container Terminal

MSC is in talks to buy Contship Italia's 50% share in Medcenter Container Terminal.

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Better Tanker Rates Push Sovcomflot to Profit in 4Q

Sovcomflot, Christophe de Margerie

Sovcomflot returned to black in the fourth quarter of 2018, driven by improving tanker rates.

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Navig8 Chemical Agrees Sale, Leaseback with ICBC

Tanker

Navig8 Chemical Tankers' sale and leaseback deals with ICBC are related to four 37,000 dwt tankers.

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TEN Fetches Charter Deals for LNG Carrier Duo

LNG carrier

The company expects total gross revenues of USD 60 million from the new charters.

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59 Iran-Linked Ships Stripped of Panamanian Flag

tanker

Panama revoked the registration of a number of Iranian vessels after the restoration of the US sanctions.

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ShippingLab: Denmark Wants to Be a Driver of Smart Shipping

autonomous ship

The journey towards Denmark's first autonomous and green ship starts this March.

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GasLog Names SHI-Built LNG Carrier Duo

GasLog Names SHI-Built LNG Carrier Duo

One of the carriers is a long term charter to Shell.

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WSS, Airbus Start Shore-To-Ship Drone Delivery Trials

Airbus Skyways drone

The Skyways drone can transport payloads of up to 4kg as far as 3km from the coast.

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KfW IPEX-Bank Finances Two More Royal Arctic Line's Ships

havyard

Germany's lender is providing USD 18.6 million for Royal Arctic Line's vessels.

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Meyer Turku Floats Out Costa Cruises' First LNG-Powered Ship

Costa Smeralda

Costa Smeralda will be ready for delivery in October 2019.

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DP World Australia Prepares to Face Strike

seafarer

DP World Australia terminals to be affected by the announced strike.

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RINA, Fortune Technologies Create Strategic Alliance

cargo-ship

RINA, Fortune Technologies enter into a strategic alliance to provide digital maritime solutions.

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Castor Maritime Charters Out Panamax to Oldendorff Carriers

bulker

Castor Maritime inks a time charter with Oldendorff Carriers for Magic P, a Panamax vessel. 

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Belships Eyes Fleet Growth as It Gets New Loan

bulker

Belships secures a USD 140 million loan, replacing the current one.

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Second BC Ferries Unit Completes LNG Conversion

Spirit of Vancouver Island

The LNG conversion was part of of a mid-life upgrade.

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Gothia Tanker Alliance Receives Fifth Chemical Tanker

Gothia Tanker Alliance

Gothia Tanker Alliance takes delivery of Fure Ven, a 20,000 cbm product/chemical tanker. 

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MSC Cruises Firms Order for Ultra-Luxury Cruise Ship Quartet

MSC Cruises

The four new vessels will be delivered by Fincantieri between 2023 and 2026.

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DP World Earnings Jump in 2018

DP World London Gateway

DP World delivers 10.2% rise in profit, optimistic about future performance amid trade tensions.

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Tankerska Next Generation Secures Work for MR2 Ship

tanker

Tankerska Next Generation has secured a one-year employment for MT Velebit, one of its MR2 ships.

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Austal Delivers First Catamaran to Taiwan's Brave Line

Brave Line Catamaran

The catamaran is the first vessel Austal has built for Taiwan.

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RoRo Service Linking Germany and Russia to Be Suspended

ferry

Finnlines to remove its TransRussiaExpress (TRE) service between Kiel, Germany and St. Petersburg in Russia.

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Scrubber Fit Pushes Up Genting's Explorer Dream Upgrade Cost

Explorer Dream

Explorer Dream is undergoing a USD 56 million refurbishment ahead of the spring/summer 2019 season.

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Scorpio Bulkers Inks Sale and Leaseback for Seven Units

Bulker

Scorpio Bulkers agreed a sale and leaseback deal for a total of seven vessels with CMB Financial Leasing.

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BC Ferries Seeking Community Input on Next-Generation Ships

bc-ferries

BC Ferries is asking for community input regarding its five next-generation vessels.

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Anthony Veder Adding 30,000 cbm LNG Carrier to Fleet

Anthony Veder LNG carrier

The unit is expected to be ready for operation this summer.

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