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MOL to Participate in Consortium to Develop Trade Data Sharing Platform Using Blockchain Technology

With NTT DATA Corporation serving as the administrative office, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) made an announcement stating that it will participate in the “consortium...

Hapag-Lloyd to Not Invest in Newbuildings in the Near Future

In a statement released on Tuesday, Hapag-Lloyd revealed that it does not plan to invest in newbuildings for the next few years. In the wake...

First Ever Boxship to LNG: Converted, Launched and Bunkered

On August 23, history was created, when for the first time in the world, containership Wes Amelie, was retrofitted and launched with a liquefied...

Bahri Signs USD 120 Million Deal to Buy 4 Bulk Carriers from Hyundai Mipo...

On August 25, Bahri Dry Bulk, a business unit of Bahri, entered into an agreement with Hyundai Mipo Dockyard, a member of Hyundai Heavy...

CMA CGM’s Theodore Roosevelt Creates History

CMA CGM's 14,414 TEU Containership Theodore Roosevelt is set to create history once again by inaugurating the new Bayonne Bridge on September 7, 2017. It will...

Stena Bulk: Two New IMOIIMAX Tankers Named ‘Stena Imperator’ And ‘Stena Imprimis’

In an impressive ceremony at the Chinese shipyard GSI (Guangzhou Shipbuilding International), Stena Bulk christened two IMOIIMAX tankers, 'Stena Imperator' and 'Stena Imprimis'. The vessels were number...

Largest Capacity Container To-date Sails Through Expanded Locks at Panama Canal

Yesterday, the Panama Canal welcomed the largest capacity vessel to ever transit the Expanded Locks, the CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt. The Neopanamax containership, which...

‘Gagan’ Navigation System Maybe Deployed in India

On 20th August, The Hindustan Times reported that the indigenous navigation system 'Gagan' may be deployed in the maritime sector in India as per recommendations...