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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

CSCL Indian Ocean Still Stuck, Dredging Starts at Grounding Site

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February 8, 2016 The dredging activities at the site of the grounded CSCL Indian Ocean started yesterday afternoon as the authorities plan another attempt of moving the vessel, German Central Command for Maritime Emergencies (CCME) said. Read More

Rescue Teams Start Removing Oil from Grounded CSCL Indian Ocean

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February 5, 2016 Authorities started pumping oil from the grounded containership CSCL Indian Ocean on the Elbe River in an attempt to move the vessel as it becomes lighter, the German Federal Waterways and Shipping Administration said. Read More

Safe Bulkers Extends Facility Repayment by Two Years

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February 4, 2016 NYSE-listed dry bulk shipping company Safe Bulkers, Inc. has extended the term of its existing credit facility with DNB (UK) Limited by two years from September 2020 to September 2022. Read More

DHT Holdings Reaps VLCC Gains

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February 4, 2016 Bermuda-based crude oil tanker owner and operator DHT Holdings reported annual net income of USD 105.3 million for 2015, compared to net income of USD 12.9 million in 2014. Read More

DNV GL, RS Ink Cooperation Deal

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February 4, 2016 International certification body and classification society DNV GL has entered into a bilateral framework agreement for cooperation with the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS). Read More

Strike Grounds Most Pakistan Air Flights

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February 3, 2016 Most Pakistan International Airlines flights were grounded on Wednesday as striking employees disrupted operations to protest against a government plan to sell the flag carrier. Read More  

Meridiana Meeting Amid Qatar Airways Talk

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February 2, 2016 Senior executives of Italy’s Meridiana Fly are meeting the development minister in Rome to discuss the future of the ailing regional airline, amid speculation Qatar Airways could come to the rescue. Read More

easyJet To Trial Fuel Cells To Cut Costs

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February 2, 2016 easyJet said it will trial a new fuel cell system on planes that could cut its fuel bill by up to USD$35 million a year, as part of its battle to keep fares low and compete against Ryanair. Read More

Atlantis Tankers’ Fleet to Get EX-Approved BWTS

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February 1, 2016 Turkish shipping company Atlantis Tankers Group and its management company Armona Denizcilik AS have ordered EX-approved ballast water treatment system (BWTS) for ten vessels from Norway-based BWTS firm Optimarin. Read More