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First American LNG Shipment to Europe Reaches Port1 year 1 month ago
Added: Apr 28, 2016 06:56
This week, the LNG Carrier Creole Spirit arrived in the port of Sines, Portugal, carrying the first shipment of American LNG from Cheniere's Sabine Pass facility to reach Europe. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Panama Canal to hold draw to select first vessel to transit 26 June1 year 1 month ago
Added: Apr 27, 2016 09:34
The Panama Canal plans to hold a draw on April 29 to choose the first vessel which will transit through the expanded canal upon its inauguration on June 26. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Six Turkish crew freed two weeks after kidnap by pirates off Nigeria: lawyer1 year 1 month ago
Added: Apr 27, 2016 09:25
Six Turkish crew members of Malta-flagged tanker MT Puli who were kidnapped by pirates over two weeks ago while sailing off Port Harcourt, Nigeria have been... Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Maersk Starts Direct Service to Cuba1 year 1 month ago
Added: Apr 27, 2016 09:18
Maersk Line marked the introduction of its first direct service from Northern Europe to Cuba on Friday April 22 when a 2,556 TEU container vessel arrived in the Port of Mariel, located 50 kilometers (30 miles) from the country’s capital, Havana. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
El Faro's Voyage Data Recorder Found1 year 1 month ago
Added: Apr 27, 2016 08:29
The voyage data recorder from the cargo ship El Faro, which sank in October during a hurricane off the Bahamas, was located on Tuesday in 15,000 feet (4,600 meters) of water, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Navig8 Product Tankers Secures Loan for 4 Newbuilds1 year 1 month ago
Added: Apr 26, 2016 07:14
Shipping company Navig8 Product Tankers Inc. has entered into a USD 130.3 million senior secured credit facility agreement for post-delivery financing for four 74,000 DWT LR1 product tankers. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
IMO Restricts Sewage Discharge in Baltic Sea1 year 1 month ago
Added: Apr 26, 2016 07:12
In addition to new provisions on fuel efficiency reporting and an update on ballast water management rules, the IMO's Marine Environment Protection Committee meeting last week also took action on sewage discharge in the Baltic Sea. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Venezuela runs up $1 billion debt for late shipping containers1 year 1 month ago
Added: Apr 26, 2016 07:09
Venezuelan state agencies have run up close to $1 billion (695 million pounds) in debts with shipping firms due to delays in returning containers, potentially boosting the cost of importing staple goods as the country struggles with product shortages and an economic crisis. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Cefor: More Insurance Claims on Chinese-Built Ships1 year 1 month ago
Added: Apr 26, 2016 06:48
The Nordic Association of Marine Insurers, or Cefor, has released its 2015 report on trends in marine insurance, and in its opening section, the association chose to highlight a trend of relatively high rates of hull & machinery claims for Chinese-built ships. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Aegean Shipping Orders Four Aframaxes1 year 1 month ago
Added: Apr 25, 2016 06:54
Greece’s Aegean Shipping Management has placed an order for four Aframax tankers at Chinese shipbuilder COSCO (Zhoushan), according to Asiasis. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
CMA CGM Backs Down from Mega-Ship Deployment to Asia-US Trade1 year 1 month ago
Added: Apr 25, 2016 06:52
French container shipping company CMA CGM has decided to delay its deployment of 18,000 TEU mega-ships on the trade between Asia and the US West Coast, which was planned for the end of May. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Colombo sets sights on doubling box volume to 10 million TEU by 20201 year 1 month ago
Added: Apr 25, 2016 06:49
SRI LANKA's Colombo port authority (SLPA) is looking to grow its container handling volumes by developing the East Terminal, scheduled to open by April 2017, to facilitate its goal of handling 10 million TEU by 2020. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
AET signs agreement to acquire 100% of Paramount Tankers1 year 1 month ago
Added: Apr 25, 2016 06:44
AET has agreed to purchase the remaining 50% of Paramount Tankers that it currently jointly owns (under a 50/50 joint venture agreement) with Golden Energy Tanker Holdings. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
First methanol fueled tanker joins DNV GL fleet1 year 1 month ago
Added: Apr 22, 2016 07:38
Classification society DNV GL has welcomed the world's first methanol fueled oceangoing vessel to its fleet. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Hapag-Lloyd seeks tie-up with rival UASC as shipping depression deepens1 year 1 month ago
Added: Apr 22, 2016 07:31
Germany's Hapag-Lloyd (HLAG.DE) is in talks to merge with United Arab Shipping Company (UASC), representing the latest move in the container market to battle a faltering global economy and too many ships. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Hyundai Heavy Industries Plans to Cut 2,000 Jobs1 year 1 month ago
Added: Apr 22, 2016 07:27
This week, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported that Hyundai Heavy Industries plans to cut about 2,000 positions this year, roughly 10 percent of its workforce. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Spotted: WWL Gets New HERO1 year 1 month ago
Added: Apr 22, 2016 07:24
Norwegian company Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has added another Post-Panamax vessel – the Theben. This RoRo (HERO) class vessel joins its two sisters Thalatta and Thermopylae. However, this is not the last one, says WWF. More RoRos are to follow soon. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Targeting Pirates' Boats, Nigeria Bans Big Outboards1 year 1 month ago
Added: Apr 22, 2016 07:12
In its attempt to combat a growing outbreak of piracy, hijackings and kidnappings in the Gulf of Guinea, the Nigerian Navy has decided to attack pirates' equipment: its officials have issued an outright ban on outboard engines in excess of 200 horsepower on the country’s coastal waters. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
DP World Rolls Out VGM Weighing Service Worldwide1 year 1 month ago
Added: Apr 22, 2016 07:09
Container terminal giant DP World has announced that in addition to its previous plans to implement verified gross mass (VGM) weighing at its UK facilities, it will make comprehensive weighing solutions available – for a fee – at all of its locations worldwide, except where prohibited by local regulation. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Costamare Finds Work for Nine Ships in 1st Quarter1 year 1 month ago
Added: Apr 22, 2016 07:06
Despite a challenging container shipping market, the Athens-based containership owner Costamare Inc. managed to finds employment for nine of its ships during the first quarter of 2016. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
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