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FILE PHOTO: A handout aerial photo made available by the Dutch Coastguard on January 3, 2019 shows the container ship MSC ZOE. Dutch Coastguard/Handout via REUTERS

January 10, 2019

Clean-up efforts after a container ship spill off the Dutch coast are being hampered by rough weather although progress is being made, the Swiss based...
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vlcc

January 10, 2019

High rates in the Americas for Aframax vessels, which typically carry crude cargoes from the US Gulf Coast to Europe, have charterers looking toward larger...
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January 10, 2019

Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea is an unacceptable burden to seafarers and shipping companies. (more…)
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oil tanker

January 10, 2019

For the Asian dirty and clean tanker markets, 2018 was a mixed bag that saw a fragile start but only to end on a fairly...
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Shipping-emissions

January 9, 2019

China’s maritime authority has banned the discharge of “wash water” used in ships to strip hazardous sulphur emissions from engine exhaust gases from Jan. 1...
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piracy_somalia

January 9, 2019

A region of war-ravaged Somalia elected a new president on Tuesday, a peaceful transfer of power in a part of the country notorious for piracy...
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Panama Canal

January 9, 2019

Due to an unusually low amount of rain in December, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced Monday that the maximum draft for a ship transiting...
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MOL chemical tankers

January 8, 2019

MOL Chemical Tankers and Nordic Tankers announced that Triton, the current sole shareholder of NT, agrees to sell and deliver 100% of shares of NT...
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Carnival Corporation announced it has signed a shipbuilding contract for a third next-generation LNG cruise ship for its rapidly growing AIDA Cruises brand, the leading cruise line in Germany. (PRNewsfoto/Carnival Corporation & plc)

January 8, 2019

Carnival Corporation will launch four new ships in 2019 across three of its global brands: Carnival Cruise Line, Italian cruise line Costa Cruises and California-based...
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d'Amico

January 8, 2019

d’Amico Tankers signed a memorandum of agreement and bareboat charter contract for its newbuilding LR1 vessel. (more…)
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brexit

January 8, 2019

Britain’s opposition Labour Party on Monday criticized the government for awarding a 14 million pound ($18 million) contract to a ferry company with no ships...
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Shore crane loading containers in freight ship

January 8, 2019

The Trump administration expressed optimism it can reach a “reasonable” trade deal with China as President Xi Jinping dispatched one of his top aides to...
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moore-stephens

January 8, 2019

Among the changes introduced by the UK Budget 2018 which could have implications for the shipping and offshore maritime industries was a decision to increase...
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MSC

January 7, 2019

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has pledged to pay the full costs of the cleanup of the MSC Zoe container spill in the North Sea. (more…)
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China-and-United-States

January 7, 2019

US and Chinese officials will begin talks on Monday aimed at resolving their damaging trade dispute. (more…)
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