Noble Group Sells Kamsarmax Dry Bulker to Aeolian Spirit Shipping

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 The commodity trader Noble Group has entered into an agreement with Aeolian Spirit Shipping, a Cyprus company, to dispose a vessel registered in Hong Kong for a consideration of US$23.

DNV GL First Type Approval for Aluminium Cables Onboard Ships

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 As the competitive and economic pressure on the shipping and offshore industries continues to grow, owners, operators and yards are searching for every efficiency.

China Surprises with Threat on US Energy Exports

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Beijing surprised oil markets with threats to levy tariffs on imports of U.S. crude oil, natural gas and other energy products on Friday, just as China

Corpus Christi Gearing Up to Handle US Shale Export Boom

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Port officials on Tuesday are expected to consider $300 million in financing that would prepare the country's largest oil-export port - Corpus Christi, Texas - to handle a surge in U.

Trump Announces 25% Tariff on Chinese Technology

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President Donald Trump on Friday announced that the United States will implement a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion of goods from China related to intellectual property and technology,

China to Impose 25% Tariffs on 659 US Goods

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China will impose additional 25 percent tariffs on 659 U.S. goods worth $50 billion in response to the U.S. announcement that it will levy tariffs on Chinese imports,

Tiny Japan Shipping Shares Jump on North Korea Detente Hopes

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Shares of small Japanese shippers jumped this week after the historic summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sparked

INTTRA Sets Record Transaction Volume

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Ocean shipping electronic marketplace INTTRA announced that May 2018 was a record month with more than four million requests for container bookings or shipping instructions processed on its platform.

Gresham to Support IMCA in the US

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has appointed Bruce Gresham as director for client engagement in the U.S., in a part-time consulting role.

Bolidt Eyes Polar Cruise Sector

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Bolidt Synthetic Products & Systems' position for decking and flooring in mainstream cruise ship and superyacht markets has been quickly converted into

APM Terminals' New Gateway to Iraq

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 New pre-arrival clearance protocols and reduced terminal handling charges for containers in transit, mean that Jordan’s deep-water Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT),

Terminal Industry Committee 4.0 Established

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 Recognizing the need for the container terminal industry to prepare for the 4th industrial revolution and to further advance digitalization, an open

Monjasa Acquires Bunker Supply Vessel for English Channel Operation

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 Monjasa acquires the 3,600 DWT tanker, MT Fredericia for continued bunker operation in the English Channel.    Leading up to the acquisition, the vessel

International Seaways Completes Acquisition of Six Euronav VLCCs

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 US-based tanker shipping company International Seaways (INSW) has completed the acquisition of six 300,000 dwt very large crude carriers (VLCCs) from Euronav NV.

Rotterdam Joins Start-ups for Port of the Future

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 The Port of Rotterdam Authority has signed partnership agreements with four recent participants in the annual PortXL innovation programme. The products

MOL's Coal Carrier OI MARU to Serve JERA Trading

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 Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has announced the delivery of the coal carrier OI MARU, which will serve JERA Trading , was delivered at Imari Shipyard and Works of Namura Shipbuilding on June 14, 2018.

Hyundai Merchant Marine Launches China-Australia Express Service

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Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) announced that it is launching a new China-Australia express service, under the name ‘A1X (Australia No.1 Express) with carriers Evergreen and APL.

Oosterhout Container Terminal Joins West-Brabant Corridor

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 Oosterhout Container Terminal (OCT) has now joined the West-Brabant corridor, the partnership launched in February 2018 between deep-sea terminals, inland

Port of Dunkerque Obtains EcoPorts’ Environmental Standard (PERS)

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 ESPO congratulates Port of Dunkerque (France) for obtaining for the first time EcoPorts’ environmental management standard (PERS).    Isabelle Ryckbost,

Number of Ships Waiting to Load Soy in Brazil Jumps 60%

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The number of ships waiting to berth at Brazilian ports to load soybeans and its byproducts is currently almost 60 percent larger than in the same period last year,

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