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Coronavirus Places Shipping on High Alert

Ports in Singapore have started screening inbound

The Wuhan coronavirus outbreak has placed the shipping industry on high alert amid a rising death toll in China and reports that the fast-spreading illness is reaching new shores.The flu-like coronavirus,

Carnival Mardi Gras Floated Out

(Photo: Meyer Turku)

Carnival Cruise Line's next flagship was floated out at Meyer Turku Shipyard in Finland, the builder announced on Friday.The 180,000-gross-ton, 5,200-passenger cruise ship Mardi Gras will be the largest

Offshore Wind: The Domino Effect

Matt Tremblay, SVP, Global Offshore, ABS

Matt Tremblay, SVP, Global Offshore, ABS, discusses the next hot growth market ... offshore wind. While the market grows, the question begs: Is the U.S. marine industry ready to meet demand?The American

Shipbuilding

Qatar Inks Deal with Fincantieri

(File photo: Fincantieri)

Qatar's Ministry of Defense has signed an agreement with Italian shipbuilding group Fincantieri

Sanmar and Robert Allan: 200 Tugs and Counting

(Photo: Robert Allan Ltd.)

A ceremony at Sanmar's Altinova shipyard on January 11, 2020 celebrated the commissioning of the

Wärtsilä to Equip LNG-fueled RoLo Newbuilds

Three LNG-fueled short-sea vessels for Bore Ltd wi

Wärtsilä announced on Friday that it will supply the main equipment for three liquefied natural

Contracts

Smith Named Director of Columbia-class Sub Program

Brandi Smith has been named program director of th

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced Brandi Smith has been named program director of the

Safe Bulkers Sells, Leasebacks 8 Vessels

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The Monaco-headquartered provider of marine drybulk transportation services Safe Bulkers Safe

Flex LNG Tallies Contract Extension

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Flex LNG on Wednesday said it secured an extension of the time-charter agreement for its 173

Technology

Equinor, Eidesvik in Ammonia-Fueled PSV Pact

The Viking Energy vessel. (Photo: Eidesvik Offshor

Norwegian oil company Equinor has signed a deal with vessel owner Eidesvik Offshore to test the

Verdane Invests in Danelec Marine

Photo: Danelec Marine

Northern European growth equity investor  Verdane Capital has taken a majority stake in the

Digitalization Key for Port Operators to Survive and Thrive

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As the demand for goods continues to rise, the need to move a higher number of containers quicker

Legal

SAAM Acquires Intertug

Image: Sociedad Matriz SAAM S.A

Chilean logistics company SAAM has struck a deal to buy Intertug Investment Holding

Master Fined for Delayed Engine Failure Reporting

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A tanker captain has been convicted and fined for failing to immediately alert Australian

Beware of the Nominal Entity

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Make sure you know who you are really contracting with.A famous U.S. politician once insisted that

People & Company News

DP World Acquires 44% Stake in Swissterminal

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Dubai-based global ports operator DP World has taken a 44% stake in Frenkendorf-headquartered

Hamburg Süd’s Chief Commercial Officer to retire

Frank Smet (Photo: Hamburg Süd)

German container shipping company Hamburg Süd said its Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) Frank Smet

Nestlehutt tapped to lead SCI

Photo: Seamen’s Church Institute of New York & New

The Seamen’s Church Institute of New York & New Jersey (SCI) selected Rev. Mark S.

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