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Ocean Tankers Places Order for Six Vessels

According to Reuters, Singapore’s Ocean Tankers said on Friday it has ordered six handy-sized tankers to be built at the Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding for an...

Tanzania Suspends Flag of Convenience

According to reports by local media, President John Magufuli on Friday suspended the registration of foreign vessels in Tanzania, following the seizure of drugs aboard...

Essar Shipping Eyes 38% Growth in Cargo, Orders Four Supramaxes

Essar Shipping Ltd (ESL) is eyeing a 38 per cent growth in cargo volume in the ongoing fiscal to 18 million tonnes (MT), a...

Baleària Presents LNG Powered Ferries at International Tourism Fair of Madrid

Baleària, one of the pioneer shipping companies in the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) worldwide, presented at the International Tourism Fair of Madrid...

Global Maritime Human Rights Reporting Platform Launched

Human Rights at Sea announced a partnership with the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre (BHRRC) with the launch of a global platform for...

Gulfnav Refinances Petrochemical Carrier Pair

Less than a month after increasing its capital to AED 1 billion through an Initial Public Offering (IPO), Gulf Navigation Holding PJSC has announced...

East China Sea Oil Spill from ‘Sanchi’: Experts Warn Serious Damage to Marine Life

China's State Oceanic Administration has reported the appearance of several new oil slicks in the East China Sea linked to the sinking of an...

Golar LNG Partners Secure New Long-Term FSRU Contract

Golar LNG Partners LP announced that it has executed a 15-year charter with an energy and logistics company for the provision of an FSRU...

Adelaide Widens Outer Harbour Channel

Flinders Port Holdings has undertaken a project to widen the outer harbour channel at Adelaide. The project involves removing 1.55 million cubic metres of...

Safe Bulkers Issues Notice of Redemption of Series B Preferred Shares

Safe Bulkers, Inc., an international provider of marine drybulk transportation services, announced that it is calling for redemption of all outstanding 8.00% Series B...