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Fincantieri: 2 cruise ships for China, an option for additional 4

Fincantieri, China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) and Carnival Corporation & plc signed a binding Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) for the construction of two cruise ships, with an option for additional 4 ...

MARTHA fatigue report is launched at the IMO

InterManager, the trade association for in-house and third party ship managers, together with The Warsash Maritime Academy, has presented the findings of its fatigue study, Project MARTHA, to The International ...

Shell launches LNG Outlook

Global demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) reached 265 million tonnes (MT) in 2016 – enough to supply power to around 500 million homes a year. This included an increase in ...

Fincantieri: A new class of ships for Norwegian Cruise Line

Fincantieri was awarded an order from Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. for the construction of 4 new generation cruise ships with an option for additional 2, for the Norwegian Cruise ...

World's first purpose-built LNG bunkering vessel delivered

ENGIE, Fluxys, Mitsubishi Corporation, and NYK have taken delivery of the world’s first purpose built liquefied natural gas bunkering vessel (LBV) from Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction Co. Ltd., at ...

EU Member States must reject European Parliament’s proposal to include global shipping into regional CO2 Trading System

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – which represents over 80% of the world merchant fleet – says it is ‘disappointed but not surprised’ by today’s vote in the European Parliament ...

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Scorpio Tankers to get new $172 million credit facility for its eight MR product tankers

Scorpio Tankers Inc. announced that the Company has received commitments for a loan facility of up to $172 million from a group of financial institutions including Macquarie Bank Limited (London ...

Höegh LNG: New FSRU contract with HHI and contract allocation update

Höegh LNG Holdings Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has signed a new Shipbuilding Contract (SBC) with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI) for a new Floating Storage ...

OPC, CHEC ink deal for Puerto Cortes expansion

Operadura Portuaria Centroamericana SA de CV (OPC) has signed a contract with China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) for the first phase of the expansion of the Specialized Container and Cargo ...

IMO welcomes entry into force of financial security for seafarers

IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has welcomed the entry into force today (18 January) of new obligations under the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC 2006) which require shipowners to have compulsory insurance ...

VARD signs Letter Of Intent with international cruise company

Vard Holdings Limited (“VARD”), one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of specialized vessels, is pleased to announce that it has signed a Letter of Intent (“LOI”) for the ...

Boskalis receives LOI for EUR 480 million port development project in Oman

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has received a Letter of Intent to Award a contract for the development of the port of Duqm in Oman. The contract with a ...

CMA CGM sets up in Singapore its Navigation and Port Operations Center

CMA CGM Group, a leading worldwide shipping group, announced the opening of its Navigation and Port Operations Center in APL’s corporate headquarters in Singapore, on January 11. A ceremony ...

ICTSI Manila hits 2M TEU milestone

The Manila International Container Terminal (MICT), International Container Terminal Services, Inc.’s (ICTSI) flagship operation and the Philippines’ largest, most technologically advanced container terminal, capped 2016 with a milestone as ...

MLC abandonment provisions coming into force: ITF comment

The ITF (International Transport Workers is giving a warm welcome to the major new Maritime Labour Convention provisions on crew abandonment that come into force tomorrow.

ITF president Paddy Crumlin ...

Regional maritime piracy agreement broadened to cover other illicit maritime activity

An international agreement that has been instrumental in repressing piracy and armed robbery against ships in the western Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden has seen its scope significantly ...

Carnival launches first of three new ships in 2017: Seabourn Encore

Carnival Corporation & plc, the world's largest leisure travel company, recently launched the Seabourn Encore, the first of three new ships that will enter service in 2017 across three of ...

Gener8 Maritime announces delivery of the Gener8 Hector

Gener8 Maritime, Inc, a leading U.S.-based provider of international seaborne crude oil transportation services, announced that it took delivery of the "ECO" VLCC the Gener8 Hector on January ...

Greek shipping companies sentenced to pay $2.7 million for ocean pollution

Two Greek shipping companies were sentenced yesterday to pay corporate penalties totaling $2.7 million after being convicted for obstructing justice, violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships (APPS ...

SHI wins KRW 1.5 trillion order to build a large offshore platform

SHI won a contract to build a large offshore platform, the first order among Korean shipyards in 2017.

SHI revealed on January 5th 2017 that they are the winner of ...

PSA container throughput performance for 2016

PSA International Pte Ltd (PSA) handled 67.63 million Twenty-foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) of containers at its port projects around the world for the year ending 31 December 2016. The ...

Initial EU ship recycling list shows clear need for global mind-set

The European Commission recently published its first edition of the EU list of approved ship recycling facilities. At this stage, it only features yards situated in Europe and reaches under ...

First of four new Stena Line ferries joins Marlink's multi-band communications network

Marlink has added the first out of four additional Stena Line ships to its multi-band communications network. Marlink now serves the entire fleet of Stena Line vessels, ensuring high levels ...

Navig8 takes delivery of its fifth 25,000 dwt chemical tanker from Kitanihon

Navig8 Chemical Tankers Inc, an international shipping company focused on the transportation of chemicals, has announced that it has taken delivery of the Navig8 Saiph, a 25,000 DWT stainless ...

Rates have risen, but 2017 holds further uncertainty for container shipping market, warns Xeneta

Xeneta, the leading global benchmarking and market intelligence platform for containerized ocean freight, is forecasting further uncertainty for the global container shipping market in 2017. Although rates have risen significantly ...

BBC Worldwide launches its first bespoke channel for cruise ships

BBC Worldwide has announced the launch of a global entertainment channel, BBC HD, the company’s first channel produced exclusively for cruise ships and the wider maritime market. It will ...

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