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LATAM Airlines says no Brazil sales impact yet from Zika worries

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February 8, 2016 Concerns over the Zika virus have not affected ticket sales at LATAM Airlines’ TAM Brazilian unit, the regional carrier said on Monday. Read More

Somalia plane bomber was meant to be on Turkish flight: airline executive

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February 8, 2016 A suspected suicide bomber who blew a hole in the fuselage of a Daallo Airlines plane last week and forced it to make an emergency landing in Mogadishu was meant to be on a Turkish Airlines flight, the Daallo chief executive said on Monday. Read More

NAT Experiences Strongest Year Ever

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February 8, 2016 In the fourth quarter of 2015 Nordic American Tankers (NAT) profited from a strong tanker market which pushed the company’s operating cash flow by 16 percent. Read More

Iran Launches New Direct Shipping Line to Oman

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February 8, 2016 Iran has launched yet another shipping line, this time with its neighboring Oman. Read More

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