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Samskip Adds Rotterdam to Nor Lines’ Flexible LNG-powered Service Network

Samskip subsidiary Nor Lines will include calls at Rotterdam for the first time in its weekly multipurpose liner service connecting to Western, Mid and...

World’s First Polar-class Dual-fuel Oil/Chemical Tanker Christened by Desgagnés

Canadian shipping company Desgagnés has christened and launched the Mia Desgagnés, the world's first polar-class dual-fuel oil/chemical tanker. The vessel represents an investment of...

First Sayaringo STaGE Next-generation LNG Carrier Named

Today, a naming ceremony was held at the Nagasaki Shipyard of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. for a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier owned...

STM Baltic Navigational Warnings Directly in ECDIS Reduce Accident Risk

The STM Validation project releases a new service reducing workload for the crew on board and decreasing the risks of accidents and misunderstanding. With...

EU Shipowners Welcome Proposed EU Trade Agreements with Japan & Singapore

The European Commission today presented trade agreements with Japan and Singapore to the Council to eventually be adopted. The European shipowners are very pleased...

APM Terminals Launches Integrated Cold Chain Solutions

APM Terminals inaugurated its first state-of-the-art cold storage warehouse in India, which will ensure reliable and stable transport of refrigerated cargo, including goods such...

Diana Shipping Extends Time Charter with Cargill International

Diana Shipping Inc., a global shipping company specialising in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it...

Ports of LA & Long Beach Seek Clean Air Technologies for Port Equipment

The Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach and are offering seed money to foster the development of new goods-movement technologies...

Thordon’s Seathigor Shaft Seal Wins Innovation Award

Thordon Bearings’ revolutionary shaft seal SeaThigor took home the Marine Propulsion Innovation Award last night following the Riviera Maritime Media-organised awards and gala dinner,...

G E Shipping takes Delivery of Secondhand VLGC ‘Jag Viraat’

The Great Eastern Shipping Company Limited (G E Shipping) took delivery of Secondhand Very Large Gas Carrier “Jag Viraat” (2007 Built) of about 81,617...