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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...

Cargo Ship Splits into 2 Near Turkey

The 114-metre long Mongolia-flagged cargo ship, Leonardo, split into two parts while it was anchored near Kilyos in Turkey. The crew of 11 were rescued...

Global Warming Comes to Tanker Industry’s Aid, Sovcomflot Creates History

It was a landmark moment for Russian shipping company, Sovcomflot, as for the first time ever, their specially built tanker, Christophe de Margerie, transported...

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...

South Korean Shipyards Reel under Lack of Orders, Cut Costs

The South Korean Shipping industry has been dealt an intensive blow due to cancellations and a significant reduction in orders. The drop in oil...

Missing Soldiers Remains Recovered after USS John S McCain Collision with Tanker

After the collision of USS John S McCain with Alnic MC off the coast of Singapore, on August 21, the bodies of 10 sailors were...

Security Breach Leads to Increased Security at Port of Los Angeles

The Port of Los Angeles has announced increased security measures at the West Basin Container Terminal, the site of a security breach last week....

First LNG Bunkering in the UK Successfully Completed by Flogas

For the first time in the UK, Associated British Ports (ABP) and UK's LNG provider Flogas partnered to bunker MV Ireland with liquefied natural...

Extensive Scope of Solutions for 6 + 6 New Container Feeder Ships by Wärtsilä

Today, the technology group Wärtsilä announced that they will supply an extensive range of products and solutions for six new 1160 TEU container feeder...

Search Called off for Missing Sailors after Collision of USS John S. McCain with...

After over 80 hours, the US Navy suspended concentrated search and rescue operations  for 10 missing sailors from the USS John S. McCain. However,...