Shipping News

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Shipping News

dsme

July 15, 2019

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. (DSME) has received approval in principle (AiP) from LR for its Smart Ship Solution (DS4®). The fleet monitoring...
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crude_tanker

July 15, 2019

Shipping companies sailing through the Middle East Gulf are being urged to avoid having private armed security guards onboard as the risk of escalation in...
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containers

July 15, 2019

Freight volumes in the United States and around the world are falling, signalling tougher times for manufacturers amid escalating trade tensions and heightened uncertainty. (more…)
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A flag flying from a ship on the Panama Canal, 5th January 2012. (Photo by Francis Tsang/Cover/Getty Images)

July 15, 2019

Panama will withdraw its flag from more vessels that violate sanctions and international legislation, the country’s maritime authority told Reuters, following the removal of about...
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tanker

July 12, 2019

Britain does not intend to escort every British-flagged merchant vessel through the Strait of Hormuz, a security source said on Thursday, after a Royal Navy...
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UK Maritime_Minister

July 12, 2019

All new ships for UK waters ordered from 2025 should be designed with zero-emission capable technologies, in ambitious plans set out by Maritime Minister Nusrat...
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Suezmax-tanker

July 12, 2019

The Asian Suezmax market was watching developments cautiously Thursday after oil major BP’s tanker, the British Heritage, was allegedly approached by Iranian vessels in the...
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ships

July 12, 2019

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index rose to its highest in more than five and a half years on Thursday, driven by higher rates...
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shipping-iron-ore

July 11, 2019

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index rose to its highest in more than five and a half years on Wednesday, driven by demand for...
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ferry

July 10, 2019

The government's Brexit ferry programme was "rushed and risky", according to a cross-party group of MPs, who confirmed the botched project had cost £85m. (more…)
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Port Hedland_iron ore

July 10, 2019

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index rose to its highest in 11 months on Tuesday, driven by higher rates for larger capesize vessels on...
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drewry

July 10, 2019

Drewry has downgraded its outlook for multipurpose shipping, which includes both breakbulk and project cargo vessel types, in light of weaker projected global economic growth,...
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marshall-islands_big

July 9, 2019

EQnomics reinforces its commitment to the maritime industry having been engaged by IRI/The Marshall Islands Registry’s Piraeus office to provide operational and human capital excellence...
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ship emissions

July 9, 2019

Shipping companies, refineries, freight derivatives or diesel cracks? Investment funds are placing their bets as the shipping sector prepares for new rules limiting sulfur emissions...
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plakiotakis

July 9, 2019

Greece's newly-elected Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis appointed his cabinet on Monday evening, handing roles to a total of 51 individuals. (more…)
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