Berge Bulk Adds New Energy-Efficient Bulker to Its Fleet

Berge Mafadi

The new bulker ranks amongst the most energy-efficient bulk carriers in the world, according to Berge Bulk.

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LA Port Argues Against New Tariffs on Chinese Goods

Tariffs

Tariffs would impact some 66 percent of all imports by value at the San Pedro Bay.

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China, South Korea Hammer Out Ballast Water Exchange Deal

Ballast Water Management

International ships flying ROK or Chinese flags set to benefit.

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Gothia Tankers Alliance Names Sixth LNG-Fueled Tanker

Small chemical tanker Ramelia

The sixth of eight new small chemical tankers ordered by the Gothia Tanker Alliance has been named in China.

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Damen Lays Keel for Elenger's LNG Bunkering Vessel

Keel laying ceremony for Elenger's LNG bunkering vessel

Damen Yichang Shipyard held a keel-laying ceremony for Elenger's new LNG bunkering vessel.

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CO2 Leak on Bulker Kills 10, Injures 19 in China

bulker

A carbon dioxide leak on a ship killed ten and injured nineteen people in eastern China.

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Latest China Tariffs to Negatively Impact Port, LNG Sectors

containers

China's hike in tariffs on US imports will negatively affect LNG and port sectors.

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China Retaliates against US Tariffs Hike

Flag of China

China is to raise the rate of additional tariffs imposed on some of the imported U.S. products from June 1.

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NRF: Latest Tariffs Are Too Great a Gamble for US Economy

US President Donald Trump

US released a list of USD 300 billion of Chinese goods that will be targeted by additional tariffs of 25 percent.

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Trump Proposes Massive Hike on Chinese Tariffs

US President, Donald Trump

Trump is increasing the pressure on China to reach a trade agreement with a new tariff plan.

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HMM, FESCO to Extend Roots on China-Russia Service

Hyundai Merchant Marine vessel

Hyundai Merchant Marine is to expand cooperation with FESCO on their China Russia North Service.

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Viking Cruises, China Merchants to Form Chinese Cruise Line

Viking Cruises' ocean cruise ship Viking Jupiter

Viking and China Merchants would form a joint venture to form a cruise line for the Chinese cruise market.

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NRF: US Container Ports See Retail Imports Uptick

Container shipping

The tariff increase has been put on hold while U.S.-China negotiations continue.

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China Delays MacGregor's TTS Acquisition

mACGREGOR

MacGregor expects to close its acquisition of TTS Group's businesses in Q2 2019.

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Armatori Group Secures Financing for New Tanker Duo

Finance

Armatori Group's Marittima Emiliana secured financing for the construction of two chemical tankers in China.

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Rising Demand to Push China's Chemical Freight Rates Up

Tanker

Drewry: China’s increasing domestic demand for chemical shipping is to strengthen coastal freight rates.

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NRF: US Retail Imports Set to Drop to Annual Low

Containers

US imports to drop to their lowest level in almost a year amid annual lull and a hold on tariff increase.

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Trump Delays Tariffs on USD 200 Bn of Chinese Imports

US President, Donald Trump

President Trump has delayed the additional Chinese tariffs, scheduled to take effect from March 1.

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ONE Expands LSF Surcharge in China

Containership ONE Aguila

ONE has unveiled a further expansion to the low sulphur fuel surcharge implementation in China.

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Stena Line Floats 1st Next Generation Ferry in China

Stena Estrid

Stena Line launched its first next generation RoPax vessel at the Avic Weihai Shipyard in China.

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China Stops Gas Leak from LPG Tanker off Dongying Port

LPG carrier

A South Korean LPG tanker leaked gas off the coast of Dongying, China, in the morning hours of January 12.

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