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  • Kemp Joins PMSA as Vice President

    Feb 5, 2016 | 17:12 pm

    The Pacific Merchant Shipping Association (PMSA) announced the hire of Carl Kemp as a Vice President based in the organization’s Long Beach office.  Kemp brings

  • Crowley Christens 2nd LNG-ready Product Tanker

    Feb 5, 2016 | 15:21 pm

    Crowley christens second of four newly built, LNG-ready product tankers for use in U.S. coastwise trade Crowley Maritime Corp. has christened the second of

  • VT Halter Delivers ATB Tug to Bouchard

    Feb 5, 2016 | 15:06 pm

    VT Halter Marine, Inc. announced the delivery of the M/V Morton S. Bouchard Jr., the first of the two 6,000 horsepower Twin Screw Articulated Tug Barge (ATB) tugs to Bouchard Transportation Co.

  • Lightering continues as CSCL Indian Ocean awaits high tide

    Feb 5, 2016 | 14:11 pm

    Local equipment unable to offload cargo due to stricken mega ship's size

  • Canada Says Lifting Some Sanctions Against Iran

    Feb 5, 2016 | 12:16 pm

    The Canadian government said on Friday it was lifting some sanctions against Iran, including the broad ban on financial services, imports and exports, making Canadian

  • Diana fixes a capesize and a panamax, extends another cape timecharter

    Feb 5, 2016 | 10:10 am

    Diana Shipping expects two new timecharters and one extension to generate an aggregate of .14m of gross revenue for the NYSE-listed company, based on the contracts’ miminum scheduled periods. Its capesize New York (177,773 dwt, built 2010) has been fixed to Singapore-based Rio Tinto Shipping (Asia) on an 11- to 15-month timecharter at a gross […]

  • FSL Trust Divests Two Containerships

    Feb 5, 2016 | 09:54 am

    FSL Trust Management Pte. Ltd., as the trustee-manager of First Ship Lease Trus, announced that the Trust has completed the disposal of Ever Radiant and Ever Respect

  • Sill Reinforcements Complete in New Panama Canal Locks

    Feb 5, 2016 | 09:51 am

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced that sill reinforcements in the new locks have been completed this week, bringing the Panama Canal Expansion closer to inauguration.

  • VPS Raises Concerns Over Revised Rules for Fuels

    Feb 5, 2016 | 09:43 am

    Veritas Petroleum Services (VPS) expressed reservations about some of the proposed revisions to the international ISO 8217 specifications of marine fuels. Areas

  • Baltic Index Records New Low

    Feb 5, 2016 | 09:34 am

    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships carrying industrial commodities, registered a new all-time low for the ninth straight


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