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Scorpio Agrees Scrubber Deals for Tanker, Bulker Fleets

October 16, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The LOIs were inked with suppliers, engineering firms, and ship repair facilities and are subject the execution of definitive documentation, according to the two companies. Following its entry into an agreement to retrofit fifteen of its LR2s with exhaust gas […]


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Port of Gothenburg Starts Building New Terminal

October 12, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The 220,000 square metre terminal, scheduled for completion around 2025, will be constructed using 350,000 cubic metres of dredge spoils from the river, the Göta Älv. The first phase of the project started with piling earlier this week. “It feels […]


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Pacific Basin Boasts Vessel Earnings Hike

October 11, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

Handysize and Supramax daily time-charter equivalent (TCE) earnings were USD 10,080 and USD 12,180 per day net respectively in the third quarter, representing an improvement of 24% and 30% year-on-year. The company further added that year-to-date average Handysize and Supramax […]


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US Ports Brace for Hurricane Michael

October 10, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The Coast Guard set port condition X-ray for ports in Georgia, South Carolina, and all other terminals and facilities Tuesday. These ports and facilities are currently open to all commercial traffic and all transfer operations may continue while X-ray remains […]


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Survey: Autonomous Ships Face Fewer Challenges than Driverless Cars

October 9, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

“Respondents expressed concern about the lack of associated infrastructures for autonomous modes of transport, as well as cost, technological capability, public perception and regulation,” IUA said. However, all three types of vehicles are expected to be in widespread use within […]


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BIMCO: US Crude Oil Exports to China Dropped to Zero in August

October 9, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

Even though crude oil was left out from the recent wave of tit-for-tat tariffs between the duo, the country’s seaborne exports of crude oil to China dropped to zero in August. In 2017, Chinese imports accounted to 23% of total […]


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Ulstein: SunStone Orders One More Expedition Cruise Vessel

October 5, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The ship is scheduled for delivery in August 2020, according to Norway-based Ulstein. This is the first of nine options under the design and equipment contract for X-BOW ship signed between Ulstein Design & Solutions AS and SunStone in 2017. […]


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Panama Canal to Welcome 234 Cruise Ships in Upcoming Season

October 4, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The first transit will occur on Oct. 5 with the Seven Seas Mariner, on a northbound transit travelling from the U.S. West Coast to the U.S. East Coast. “As the second full cruise season with the Expanded Canal, we aim […]


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Port of San Diego Hit by Cyber Attack

September 28, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The port’s investigation has so far determined that ransomware was involved in this attack. The ransom note requested payment in bitcoin, although the amount that was requested was not disclosed. San Diego port first received reports of the disruption on […]


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World Maritime Day: Better Shipping for a Better Future. But What About the Present?

September 27, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

The topic of a better future for the shipping industry correlates with the introduction of the new regulations which have been in the center of a heated dispute among ship owners and operators as they come to terms with the […]