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Piracy attacks drop to lowest levels recorded since 1992

October 13, 2022

Via: Splash 247

Looking at the first three quarters of this year, the ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has recorded the lowest volume of global piracy and armed robbery incidents since 1992. ICC IMB’s latest global quarterly piracy report details 90 incidents of […]


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Containership Backlog Outside L.A. Ports Is Almost Cleared

August 30, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

The number of containerships headed for the California ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach — a traffic jam that once symbolized American consumer vigor during the pandemic — declined to the lowest level since the bottleneck started to build […]


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Containership Charter Rates Continue to Set New Records, But Some See Softening on the Horizon

February 22, 2022

Via: gCaptain

Containership charter rates and second-hand values are heading for a correction according to a broker source, after sector records were broken again in January. February’s Horizon containerships report, from Maritime Strategies International (MSI), recorded daily hire benchmarks being smashed in […]


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Senator Introduces Bill to ‘Level the Playing Field’ in U.S. Offshore Sector

February 16, 2022

Via: gCaptain

U.S. Senator from Louisiana Bill Cassidy (R-LA) has introduced the American Offshore Worker Fairness Act, a bill he says will provide a level playing field between U.S. and foreign-flagged vessels conducting offshore energy activities in U.S. waters. The bill also […]


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Suez Canal Choked for Third Day as Elite Team Tackles Stuck Ship

March 25, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

A huge backlog of ships was building up around the Suez Canal for a third day as an elite salvage team set about the monumental challenge of freeing the container vessel that’s blocking the crucial waterway. Work to refloat the […]


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Big Ships Snag Unusual Loads as Dry Bulk Market Tightens

March 22, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Shipments of timber and grain are being loaded onto a class of ship normally reserved for other cargo as strong demand to move commodities causes dislocations to the supply of vessels. Logs from Uruguay and grain from Brazil are set […]


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23,964 TEU HMM Hamburg makes its first call in Hamburg

September 2, 2020

Via: Offshore Energy

The 23,964 TEU giant is one of twelve new boxships ordered by South Korean shipping company HMM from Daewoo Shipbuilding Marine & Engineering (DSME) and Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI). HMM Hamburg and its sister ships are among the largest containerships […]


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Silverstream tech ordered for Shell-chartered LNG carriers

July 27, 2020

Via: Offshore Energy

The U.K.-based company noted the vessels are being constructed at Hyundai Heavy Industries and Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries in South Korea. Four of the 174,000 cubic meter LNG carriers are owned by Knutsen LNG. A further two are owned by […]


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Hapag-Lloyd Trialing Biofuel to Cut CO2 Emissions

February 3, 2020

Via: World Maritime News

The 4,402 TEU containership Montreal Express was recently refueled with a new, eco-friendly biofuel in Rotterdam. As informed, Hapag-Lloyd intends to use the test run with the abovementioned vessel, which operates in the St. Lawrence Coordinated Service 2 (AT 2) […]


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Shipping’s Big Bang Sends Two Global Industries Spinning

January 14, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Starting Jan. 1, the vast majority of the world’s ships were forced to change the fuel they use. Some big winners — and potential losers — are starting to emerge from what was a historic switch for the world’s oil […]


Impact & Regulations, Shipping

Korea Plans Eco-Friendly Fuel Conversion for 140 ships by 2030

October 29, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

The country’s Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries explained that a customised eco-friendly ship conversion plan would be implemented for each unit based on the type, size and operational characteristics of the vessels. A part of these ships would be converted […]


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ADS Crude Carriers to Pay More for Scrubber Installations

August 22, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

The VLCC owner said that the total expected investment in scrubber systems and taking the vessels through intermediate surveys is around USD 6.5 million per vessel, up from the previously guided USD 5.5 million per vessel. The company, set up […]


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Five 2020 Bulkers’ Newbuildings to Be Delivered Earlier

July 22, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

Namely, the company received a notice from New Times Shipbuilding about the changes in delivery schedules for Bulk Santiago, Bulk Seoul, Bulk Shanghai, Bulk Shenzen and Bulk Sydney. Bulk Santiago is now scheduled for delivery in September 2019, Bulk Seoul […]


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Tufton Oceanic Adds Containership to Its Fleet

July 1, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

The boxship has a time charter of around 5.5 years to a major container line. Tufton Oceanic has also committed to invest USD 4.7 million to upgrade the vessel under the terms of the charter. The yield exceeds the targets […]


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US Applies Conditions of Entry to Ships Visiting Seychelles

April 1, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

As explained, conditions of entry are intended “to protect the United States from vessels arriving from countries that have been found to have deficient anti-terrorism port measures in place.” Beginning April 12, 2019, the conditions of entry will apply to […]


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Qatar Confirms Plans to Order Up to 60 LNG Carriers

February 19, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

Al-Kaabi confirmed the speculations that the Middle Eastern nation would order the vessels at a press conference held on the sidelines of the launch of TAWTEEN programme, according to The Peninsula. He explained that Qatar was in advanced negotiations to […]


Impact & Regulations

Turkey Increases Fines for Sea Pollution

January 17, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

Although pollution fines have been subject to a regular annual increase for a number of years, very significant increases have been levied in the latest round which entered into force in December 2018. In addition, fines against persons and legal […]


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Rolls-Royce Gets Propulsion Contract for Grimaldi’s New RoRos

November 29, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine has won a contract to deliver the propulsion system to nine vessels to be built for the Italian Grimaldi Group. The roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) vessels will be constructed at Nanjing Jinling Shipyard in China. As informed, the value […]