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Jiangsu Builds Bulker for Navibulgar

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Chinese Shipyard Jiangsu New Yangzi Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. Was hoisted the flag of the first 45,500 dwt bulk carrier, ordered by Navibulgar.The godmother Mrs. Zhang Yingchun - Deputy General Manager, Operational Department of Export Import Bank of China gave to the newly built vessel the name Plana and wished her happy sailing.

Cargo Ship Sara Banned from Paris MoU

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The Saint Kitts and Nevis-flagged general cargo ship M/V Sara has been banned from Paris MoU ports after a number of “serious violations” were discovered during an inspection.The vessel was detained in port Monfalcone (Italy) on 3 September 2019. This is the third detention in the Paris MoU region within the last 24 months.

Baltic Exchange Rolls-out Opex Index

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The Baltic Exchange, the a membership organisation for the maritime industry, and freight market information provider for the trading and settlement of physical and derivative contracts, has launched a new assessment to track the cost of operating vessels.Initially covering a range of dry bulk vessels,

MAN Cryo LNG Supply System For Norwegian Ship

MAN Cryo is to instal an LNG fuel-gas supply system for a new multipurpose palletized-cargo and refrigerated vessel for Norwegian shipowner Egil Ulvan Rederi. (Photo: MAN Energy Solutions)

Marine LNG systems manufacturer MAN Cryo is to deliver an LNG fuel-gas supply system to Norwegian shipowner Egil Ulvan Rederi. The new system will be installed on a multipurpose palletized-cargo and refrigerated l lift-on / lift-off (LoLo) vessel which will be built by Multi Maritime in accordance with an MM85CC design at Tersan Shipyard in Turkey.

K Line Takes Delivery Of Corona Citrus

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Japanese shipping giant Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) has taken delivery of a 88,000 dwt coal carrier from compatriot shipbuilder Imabari Shipbuilding in Marugame.Named Corona Citrus, the vessel was delivered on September 11 for electric utility Electric Power Development Co. Ltd.The new Corona coal

Eagle Bulk Adds New Ultramax to its fleet

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US-based owner and operator of dry bulk vessels Eagle Bulk Shipping  announced that it has taken delivery of the first of six modern Ultramax drybulk vessels the Company has previously agreed to acquire.The ship, which has been renamed the M/V Dublin Eagle, is a 2015-built, high specification scrubber-fitted

SFI Acquires Three VLCCs From Hunter Group

Bermuda-based ship-owning and ship chartering firm Ship Finance International Limited (SFL) has agreed to purchase three very large crude carriers (VLCCs) from Norwegian investment company Hunter Group. The 300,000 dwt oil tankers are currently being constructed by South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME).

G2 Ocean Expands Project Cargo

VP Innovation and Project Cargo Leif Arne Strømmen. Photo: G2 Ocean

G2 Ocean, a joint venture of two of the world's leading breakbulk and bulk shipping companies - Gearbulk and Grieg Star, hired three new Senior Project Cargo Managers and opens offices in Houston and Hamburg.Since the launch of G2 Ocean in 2017, the company has worked strategically to achieve a

Oman Shipping Adds Jabal Shams

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Oman Shipping Company (OSC) has held a naming ceremony for the latest addition to the company’s Dry Bulk fleet, the Jabal Shams. The ceremony marks the official handover of the vessel from Zhoushan Changhong Shipyard to OSC.The shipping arm of the ASYAD Group said that the new ship will join OSC’s

Misuga Ship Management Selects Marlink

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Rotterdam based ship management company Misuga Kaiun Holland B.V. selected Marlink to provide unlimited global Sealink VSAT connectivity for its dry bulk, multipurpose and wood chip carrier vessel fleet. Marlink will install one meter Ku-band antennas and integrate a package of solutions and applications

SHI to Build Arctic LNG Ship for Zvezda

Russian company Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex has given Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) the contract to construct LNG carriers for the Arctic LNG 2 project. (Photo © Adobe Stock / Wojciech Wrzesien)

Russia's Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex has awarded the contract for the LNG carriers for the Arctic LNG 2 project to Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI). The South Korean company will also provide technical specifications and design documentation for the LNG carriers project.SHI will design LNG ships with 45 MW power capacity,

Castor Maritime Buys Korean Built Panamax

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Castor Maritime, a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry-bulk vessels, announced that through one of its wholly-owned subsidiaries, took delivery of the M/V Magic Sun, a 2001 Korean built Panamax dry bulk carrier, from an unaffiliated seller.The Cyprus-based company said in a

Clipper Bulk Expands Fleet

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Dry bulk shipping firm Clipper Bulk has reached an agreement to expand its fleet with the purchase of three Handysize cargo vessels.The Copenhagen-based company informed that it has bought three bulkers in close collaboration with a unnamed financial partner.The 2010-built vessels, featuring over 32,

Navios Maritime Holdings Buys Vessels

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The seaborne shipping and logistics company Navios Maritime Holdings took delivery of the Navios Herakles I, a newbuilt bareboat chartered-in Kamsarmax of 81,600 dwt.The dry bulk owner has also acquired from an unrelated third party, a previously chartered-in vessel, the Navios Victory, a 2014-built,

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