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Diana Shipping Announces Signing and Drawdown of USD 75 Million Term Loan Facility with...

Diana Shipping Inc. on Monday announced that on July 13, 2018, it signed a term loan facility with BNP Paribas for up to USD...

TIDEWATER AND GULFMARK TO COMBINE TO CREATE GLOBAL OFFSHORE LEADER

COMBINED COMPANY'S HIGH-QUALITY ASSETS AND BROAD OPERATING FOOTPRINT PAVE PATH FOR GROWTH AND IMPROVED UTILIZATION Tidewater and GulfMark Offshore have announced that the Boards of...

Vroon sells MPI Offshore to Van Oord

Van Oord has signed an agreement with Vroon Group to acquire MPI Offshore, a specialist offshore wind installation contractor. Van Oord will take over the...

IMRF celebrates successful Inter Regional Asia Pacific Mass Rescue Workshop

The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF), the international charity preventing loss of life in the world's waters, has held a two day Inter Regional...

STAR BULK CARRIERS CORP. – FIRST DAY OF LISTING ON THE OSLO STOCK EXCHANGE

Star Bulk Carriers Corp., announced on July 6 2018 that it had closed the acquisition of fifteen operating dry bulk vessels from Songa Bulk...

How Could Iran Disrupt Gulf Oil Flows?

The commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said last week that Tehran would block all exports through the Strait of Hormuz in the Gulf if...

Jan De Nul Group Acquires part of MPI’s Offshore Business Unit

Jan De Nul Group and Vroon Group signed agreements to transfer part of the offshore business of MPI to Jan De Nul Group. Jan...

Port of Oakland Container Imports at All-time High

Port of Oakland containerized import volume reached an all-time high last month, according to data released today. The port said it handled the equivalent...

Singapore ranked best shipping centre for fifth consecutive year

Singapore has topped the 2018 International Shipping Centre Development (ISCD) Index as the world’s best shipping centre for the fifth year in a row,...

Gov’t to create offshore Bunkering zone for liquid cargo business

The Government of Ghana is set to create an offshore Bunkering zone to aid liquid cargo business as a means of refuelling and maintenance...