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Pangaea-vessel_shipping

March 29, 2017

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, continued its gaining streak on Tuesday with a fresh...
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The Carnival cruise ship Ecstasy leaves the port in Miami, Florida, September 18, 2015. REUTERS/Joe Skipper

March 29, 2017

Carnival Corp, the world's largest cruise operator, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday and raised its forecast for full-year earnings, sending its shares to...
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FILE PHOTO: A Hapag-Lloyd container is loaded from a container ship at the terminal Altenwerder in the harbour in Hamburg, Germany October 25, 2011. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer/File Photo

March 29, 2017

A merger of Hapag-Lloyd and United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) has hit a snag, with the German shipping line and some banks seeking assurances that...
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maersk_P

March 29, 2017

A.P. Moller-Maersk’s new chairman committed to automating its systems as the oil and shipping group steps up its drive to become more efficient and save...
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IMO

March 28, 2017

The final meeting of the GloBallast Global Project Task Force (GPTF), held in Panama City, Panama (16 to 17 March), highlighted the legacy elements of...
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PSTF

March 28, 2017

With the cruise season in full swing, the 4th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum will once again place the East Mediterranean on center stage. Given the...
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Vogel-Eagle-Bulk

March 28, 2017

Eagle Bulk Shipping announced that its proposed acquisition of three contingent vessels from Greenship Bulk has been approved by Greenship Bulk Trust. (more…)
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Panama_Canal

March 28, 2017

Chinese state firms have expressed an interest to develop land around the Panama Canal, the chief executive of the vital trade thoroughfare said, underlining China’s...
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LNG_terminal

March 28, 2017

Natural gas is set to account for an increasing share of the global energy mix in coming years, with gas consumption growing by an average...
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ABS

March 28, 2017

ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, held its annual National and Regional Committee meetings in London,...
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Container ships and bulk carriers waiting for cargo are seen in the shipping lanes off the coast of Singapore April 18, 2009.  REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

March 28, 2017

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, hit a more than two-year high on Monday on higher...
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lng_bunkering

March 28, 2017

Time passes quickly when looking into LNG bunkering. (more…)
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anastasiades-capital_link

March 27, 2017

We are on our way towards the full re-establishment of confidence in Cyprus by the international investor community, Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades told the Capital...
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Hodeidah-port

March 27, 2017

Captains of small wooden dhows are carrying food and wares from the United Arab Emirates to war-torn Yemen. But supplies are falling even from this...
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SUPRAMAX-DRY-BULK-GEARED-VESSEL

March 27, 2017

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, closed at its highest level in more than four months,...
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