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Greenpeace: Modern Express Carrying Controversial Cargo

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February 8, 2016 The troubled car carrier Modern Express is carrying a controversial cargo of timber apparently destined for the French market, global environmental group Greenpeace claims. Read More

Pirates Try to Hijack Maersk Line’s Containership

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February 8, 2016 The Nigerian Navy has prevented a group of pirates from hijacking the 28,844 dwt containership Safmarine Kuramo carrying 25 crew members on February 5 off Nigeria, Maersk Line confirmed to World Maritime News. Read More  

AMSA Ousts Indonesian Ship from Australian Ports

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February 8, 2016 The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned the 86-metre general cargo ship Noah Satu from entering or using any Australian port. Read More

TIL Posts Record Earnings in Q4

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February 8, 2016 Oslo-listed Tanker Investments Ltd. posted record earnings in the fourth quarter of 2015, the company said in its earnings guidance for the three months ended December 31, 2015. Read More  

Crowley Christens 2nd LNG-Ready Product Tanke

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February 8, 2016 Jacksonville-based Crowley Maritime Corp. christened the second of four new, Jones Act product tankers on February 4 at the South Florida Petroleum Terminal (The Public Dock) in Fort Lauderdale. Read More

Sill Reinforcements in New Panama Canal Locks Completed

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February 5, 2016 The sill reinforcements in the new locks of the Panama Canal have been completed this week, bringing the Panama Canal Expansion one step closer to inauguration, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) informed. Read More

Svitzer Firms Presence in the Caribbean

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February 5, 2016 Towage specialist Svitzer has inked a 2.5 year contract to offer marine services at the NuStar terminal in St. Eustatius, the Caribbean starting 4th February 2016. Read More

Modern Express Finds Safe Haven in Bilbao

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February 5, 2016 The ill-fated car carrier Modern Express, which has been drifting in rough seas for over a week, safely arrived at the Spanish port of Bilbao in the afternoon of February 3, the Spanish Maritime Safety Agency said. Read More

Police Remove Aussie Crew from CSL Melbourne

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February 5, 2016 After several days of refusing to sail the ship to Singapore, the Aussie crew of the CSL Melbourne bulk carrier have been removed from the ship by armed police officers earlier this morning, The Sydney Morning Herald reports. Read More

Arctic Liner Shipping to Become Viable around 2040, Suez Set for Two More Decades

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February 5, 2016 The likelihood of the Northern Sea Route (NSR) to replace the Suez Canal in the transportation of the containerized goods is far off, at least for the next two decades, a study shows. Read More