Shipping News

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Shipping News

emissions

July 18, 2018

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) says it is encouraged by efforts made by IMO Member States to resolve some pressing practical challenges ahead of...
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ABS

July 17, 2018

ABS was selected to class a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) for BOTAS, Turkey’s oil and gas pipeline operator. (more…)
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containers

July 17, 2018

China’s economy expanded at a slower pace in the second quarter as Beijing’s efforts to contain debt hurt activity, while June factory output growth weakened...
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Wartsila

July 17, 2018

Wärtsilä and Transocean will optimise the maintenance of all Wärtsilä thrusters installed within the Transocean fleet, while seeking to significantly reduce dry-docking costs by extending...
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greek flag

July 16, 2018

Greek shipping interests invested approximately USD 6.4 billion in the first half of 2018 for vessel acquisitions, either through new orders or by buying second-hand...
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port

July 16, 2018

Chinese imports to U.S. ports rose more than expected in June, suggesting that some retailers moved up orders to insulate themselves from an intensifying trade...
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Diana-Containerships-MV-YM-Great

July 16, 2018

There is not any evidence yet showing that the shipping sector has been significantly impacted by the escalating U.S.-China trade war, according to the shipping...
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Wärtsilä

July 13, 2018

The year 2020 is approaching along with the Sulphur cap regulation of 0.5%, putting pressure on maritime agents to decrease emissions – and to utilise...
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Aerial Splendor of the Seas in Buzios (Brazil)

July 13, 2018

TUI Group and Royal Caribbean Cruises are continuing the expansion strategy for the TUI Cruises joint venture: The Executive and Supervisory Boards of TUI Group...
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damico

July 13, 2018

d’Amico International Shipping S.A., an international marine transportation company operating in the product tanker market, announces that its operating subsidiary d’Amico Tankers signed a memorandum...
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baltic_exchange

July 12, 2018

The Baltic Exchange has selected a benchmark liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier to carry out a public trial of its index starting July 10. (more…)
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thoresen_ship

July 12, 2018

Thailand’s Thoresen Thai Agencies has disposed of Thor Enterprise, a 42,500 dwt bulk carrier. (more…)
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maersk2

July 12, 2018

A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S may struggle to make a profit this year after the U.S. and China descended into a trade war that promises to hurt...
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Shipping-emissions

July 12, 2018

The world’s largest shipping association, BIMCO, has called upon the International Maritime Organization to adopt more accurate sulfur verification procedures and an effective implementation plan...
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yang ming

July 12, 2018

With the deadline for the International Maritime Organization’s global sulfur cap looming, low sulfur fuel oil appeared to be the main marine fuel option, Taiwan’s...
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