Shipping News

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Shipping News

SCF

December 15, 2017

Building the $27 billion Yamal liquefied natural gas project meant shipping more than 5 million tons of materials to construct a forest of concrete and...
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MHI-MME-MOU

December 15, 2017

The technology group Wärtsilä and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Marine Machinery & Equipment Co., LTD (MHI-MME) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) regarding the commercial...
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IMO_Logo

December 15, 2017

The second phase of an IMO-implemented project to enhance safe and environmentally sound ship recycling in Bangladesh is set to begin in January, following a...
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Capesize_bulk_carrier

December 15, 2017

Freight rates for large dry cargo ships on key Asian routes could slip next week, although they are expected to remain close to three-year highs...
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Container_COSCO

December 14, 2017

The Greek government and the country's international creditors have agreed that the contract for the concession to the ETVA BIPE - Goldair consortium of a...
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Shipping-emissions

December 14, 2017

Ship owners taking part in the Green Marine environmental certification program say they have achieved a 1.4% average annual reduction in greenhouse gases (GHG) intensity....
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moodys

December 14, 2017

Consolidation, whether through alliances or M&A, will continue apace in the container shipping industry into 2018 as companies try to boost market share, improve efficiency,...
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maersk-sentosa

December 14, 2017

Uncertainty is building on the trans-Pacific trade, as rates fall to 12-month lows, excess capacity floods into service, and Maersk Line prepares to exit the...
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seacor

December 14, 2017

SEACOR announced that its SEA-Vista subsidiary has reached an agreement to sell one of its ECO-Class tankers for approximately $135 million. (more…)
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PortGalleries.SanJuan.Gem_

December 14, 2017

Almost three months after Hurricane Maria battered Puerto Rico as a nearly Category 5 storm, a third of the island is still without power. (more…)
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tanker

December 14, 2017

Scrapping of tanker vessels across the world is expected to rise significantly in 2018 as earnings for shipowners per tanker vessel might decline amid rising...
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Concordia Maritime

December 13, 2017

Concordia Maritime has signed a contract to charter in another IMO2/3 class MR tanker. (more…)
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Duncan_Dunn_baltic_chairman

December 13, 2017

Duncan Dunn has been elected Chairman of the Baltic Exchange Advisory Council with effect from 2 January 2018. (more…)
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Bimco_tanker

December 13, 2017

The United States (US) government lifted their restrictive policy on crude oil exports in December 2015. In September and October 2017, increased demand from Asia...
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port-of-corpus-cristi

December 13, 2017

The world’s largest oil consumer exported more hydrocarbons than ever before in 2017 and shows no signs of slowing down. (more…)
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