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Scrubbers 'No Silver Bullet' for Shipping -Wartsila

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Global shipping fleet must cut sulfur emissions by 2020. Wartsila received record orders for sulfur scrubbers last year. Shipping industry hopes that so-called sulfur scrubbers are a quick-fix solution

Panama Canal LNG Volume Soars as Global Demand Grows

On April 17, the Panama Canal transited three LNG

The Panama Canal may carry five times as much liquefied natural gas (LNG) in 2020 as it did last year as production of the fuel expands in the United States and Asian import demand rises, the head of the canal's governing agency told Reuters.

Greek Ferries Idled as Mariners Strike

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Greek ferries remained docked at the country's ports on Wednesday as seamen, marine engineers and ship cooks walked off the job to protest against planned government reforms which they say will further hurt their labour rights.

Shipbuilding

Russian Maritime Register of Shipping Visits ACSC

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Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company (ACSC) held a meeting with Konstantin Palnikov

20,000 TEU Cosco Shipping Gemini Delivered

Photo: Cosco Shipping Lines

The 20,000 TEU containership Cosco Shipping Gemini was officially named and delivered.

Golar LNG Enters Preliminary Deal for BP FLNG

Golar LNG Limited announced it has entered into a Preliminary Agreement and exchanged Heads of Terms (HoT) for an FLNG vessel for phase 1A of the Greater Tortue / Ahmeyin field

Contracts

Diana Shipping TC for m/v Arethusa with Glencore

Photo: Diana Shipping Inc

Diana Shipping announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a

DP World Should Rethink Port Deals in Somalia - Foreign Minister

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Somalia's foreign minister said on Friday that Dubai state-owned port operator DP World should

Oldendorff Halts Guyana Operation Due to Rusal Crisis

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German shipping group Oldendorff Carriers is stopping its business in Guyana, the company said on

Technology

IMarEST CEO David Loosley Appointed to Government Maritime Panel

David Loosley - Chief Executive of the Institute o

Working in partnership with industry, the government aims to challenge the sector to think about

Zero-emission Vessel Future of The Fjords Delivered

Future of The Fjords (Photo: The Fjords)

Norwegian tourist vessel owner and operator The Fjords has taken delivery of an innovative

ScanReach's In: New Safety at Sea Tech

InRange is developed as a “plug and play” solution

Norwegian start-up technology firm ScanReach is set to redefine safety standards at sea with

Legal

Mark Chu Steps Down as COO of Seaspan

Mark Chu. Photo: Seaspan Corporation

Seaspan Corporation, the world's largest independent containership owner operator

EU Suspects Tax Fraud at China's New Gateway to Europe

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European Union and Italian authorities are investigating suspected wide-scale tax fraud by Chinese

First COI Issued Under Subchapter M

Pictured left to right: USCG Chief Warrant Officer

The U.S. Coast Guard has issued its very first certificate of inspection (COI) under the

People & Company News

Star Bulk Carriers Acquires 16 Vessels

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Star Bulk Carriers Corp announced that it has agreed to acquire 16 vessels from entities

Krishnapatnam Port Container Throughput Rises

Krishnapatnam is a port town in Muthukur Mandal of

Krishnapatnam Port Company Limited (KPCL), the largest deepwater port on the east coast of India

CMA CGM to Acquire 25% Stake in CEVA

Rodolphe Saadé, Chairman and Chief Executive Offic

French container shipping company CMA CGM said on Friday it would buy a stake of around 25 percent

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