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Hapag-Lloyd and GAC Nigeria in Extended Liner Agency Agreement

A liner agency agreement between Hapag-Lloyd and GAC Nigeria has been extended after the merger of the former with United Arab Shipping Company (UASC). Hapag-Lloyd and GAC...

Greenpeace Protestors Arrested After they Board Car Carrier

Two Greenpeace protesters were reportedly arrested after they boarded K-Line’s 23,498-tonne Elbe Highway car carrier. Greepeace UK confirmed the arrest. "We can confirm that Greenpeace protesters...

MSC Chooses DSME for Eleven 22,000 TEU Containerships

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has placed an order for eleven 22,000 TEU Containerships with South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME). The...

World’s First Conversion of Container Ship to Dual-Fuel Operation Successful

At a recent event at the Hamburg offices of MAN Diesel & Turbo, Dr Uwe Lauber – CEO of MAN Diesel & Turbo –...

Klaipėdos Nafta Commissions Works After Vessel Delivers Commissioning Cargo

After bunker vessel Cardissa delivered a commissioning cargo, Klaipėdos Nafta, an oil and LNG terminals operator, has begun commissioning works at its LNG reloading station. The commissioning cargo...

Maersk Sells Maersk Tankers

Today, A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S (APMM) has entered into an agreement to sell the shares in Maersk Tankers A/S (Maersk Tankers) to APMH...

CMA CGM and CSSC Group Sign Deal for Nine 22,000 TEU Vessels

CMA CGM and CSSC Group have entered into a deal for the construction of nine 22,000 TEU vessels. This will go down in the record...

First LNG Bunkering Ship-to-Ship by Coralius to Fure West

For the first time the Skangas’ Coralius bunkered liquefied natural gas (LNG) to a vessel. The operation took place on international waters, Northern Kattegat,...

Palmali Files USD 2 Billion Claim Against Litasco

Palmali, a Turkey-based shipping company has filed a claim worth approximately USD 2 billion against Litasco, the international marketing and trading company of Lukoil. According to Reuters, the...

Drugs Found on Container Ship in Peru

On September 14, Container ship Dimitris C was searched by Police and Customs officers at Ilo port, Peru as reported by Maritime Bulletin. 3 bags...