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VLGC rates to stay firm this year, falls seen in 2016 with jump in new ships32 minutes ago
Added: May 27, 2015 09:03
Rates for very large gas carriers are expected to stay volatile and strong through 2015 even though up to 37 ships are slated for delivery this year, as a surge in long-haul US LPG exports and persistent congestion at Indian ports absorb the new vessels, ship brokers said. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Bahri orders 5 very large crude carriers 43 minutes ago
Added: May 27, 2015 08:53
The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) announces that the company signed contracts with Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI) on Thursday evening, May 21, 2015 to build 5 very large crude carriers VLCCs with an option for additional 5 more VLCCs. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Iran, Oman discuss Yemen war, settle maritime borders1 hour 7 minutes ago
Added: May 27, 2015 08:29
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif discussed how to advance Yemeni peace efforts with his Omani counterpart on Tuesday, Iranian media reported, on a visit to a country that has often played a conciliatory role in Gulf conflicts. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Hyundai Heavy Industries built its 2000th ship1 hour 13 minutes ago
Added: May 27, 2015 08:23
Hyundai Heavy Industries built its 2000th ship since its establishment in 1970. The South Korean shipyard completed the building and delivered the 2000th vessel to Diamond Offshore Drilling Services. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
BW LPG: Q1 2015 Had Strongest Ever Charter Rates1 hour 28 minutes ago
Added: May 27, 2015 08:07
BW LPG, the world’s top very large gas carrier (VLGC) owner and operator, recorded a rise in profit, posting a net profit after tax of USD 57.3 million in Q1 2015 against USD 30.8 million in Q1 2014. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
£50m Condor ferry accident report: New fendering needed1 hour 32 minutes ago
Added: May 27, 2015 08:03
The crew of a £50m ferry has been cleared of being at fault for an accident in high winds. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
National Oil Corporation condemns tanker attack1 hour 39 minutes ago
Added: May 27, 2015 07:56
The Statement by the National Oil Corporation , the National General Company for Maritime Transport and the General Company for Electricity concerning the incident of shelling the Tanker “ Anwar Africa” at the Gulf Steam Station in Sirt City “Anwar Africa” Tanker, owned by the National General Company for Maritime Transport and chartered by National Oil Corporation for transporting a diesel fuel shipment in behalf of the General Company for Electricity. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Maersk Karachi on fire1 day 1 hour ago
Added: May 26, 2015 08:03
Fire erupted on board the unfortunate Maersk Karachi on May 22 at around midday at the NTB Terminal in Bremerhaven. It is believed the the fire was caused by salvage works, involving torches, that were being carried out aboard. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Iran tests Saudi, American resolve in the Gulf of Aden1 day 1 hour ago
Added: May 26, 2015 08:01
Last week, an Iranian humanitarian vessel departed from the port of Bandar Abbas in Iran, heading for the Houthi-held port of Hudaydah in Yemen. The manifest claimed a cargo of humanitarian supplies, ranging from canned fish to medicine and emergency blankets. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Three Queens sail down the Mersey to celebrate Cunard's 175th anniversary1 day 1 hour ago
Added: May 26, 2015 07:40
Huge crowds have turned out to see the Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria perform their "river dance". Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
China breaks ground on lighthouse project in South China Sea1 day 2 hours ago
Added: May 26, 2015 07:22
China hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the building of two lighthouses in the disputed South China Sea, state media said on Tuesday, a move that is likely to escalate tensions in a region already jittery about Beijing's maritime ambitions. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Neste signs a milestone agreement with Marorka1 day 2 hours ago
Added: May 26, 2015 07:16
Neste Shipping Oy, a subsidiary of Neste, Finland, has signed a benchmark agreement for the lease of energy management solutions from Marorka. The solutions will be installed in vessels chartered by Neste Shipping. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Charges laid against HMDC in relation to alleged spill of crude oil1 day 2 hours ago
Added: May 26, 2015 07:11
The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) has laid four charges against Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. (HMDC) for alleged offences related to the spilling of crude oil from the offshore loading system of the Hibernia Platform. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Libyan government warplanes attack oil tanker docked at Sirte1 day 23 hours ago
Added: May 25, 2015 09:59
Warplanes from Libya's official government attacked an oil tanker docked outside the city of Sirte on Sunday, wounding three people and setting the ship on fire, officials said. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Iran's Yemen-bound aid ship docks in Djibouti, WFP to deliver aid cargo2 days 0 hours ago
Added: May 25, 2015 09:07
An Iranian aid ship docked on Friday in Djibouti, where its cargo will be inspected by the United Nations before being moved to conflict-torn Yemen, Iran's semi-official Fars news agency reported. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Migrant crisis: Ships said to need on board security teams2 days 1 hour ago
Added: May 25, 2015 08:12
As the Mediterranean migrant crisis mounts, the Chief Security Officer of an Estonian-based maritime security firm is saying that only those commercial ships operating with security personnel onboard should assist in rescuing seaborne refugees. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
QE2 cruise ship "left to rot" after being sold to Dubai2 days 1 hour ago
Added: May 25, 2015 08:10
A campaign group has claimed that iconic ocean liner the QE2 has been "left to rot" in Dubai after she left the UK in 2008 for her new home at the UAE state's Port Rashid. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Maersk Supply Service denies corruption allegations2 days 1 hour ago
Added: May 25, 2015 08:07
Maersk Supply Service has denied any connection to a corruption scandal in Brazil. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
HMM plans to sell dry bulk business in doubt2 days 1 hour ago
Added: May 25, 2015 07:39
Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) may call off plans to sell its dry bulk business division. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
Nanshan Group plans to buy second-hand bulkers2 days 1 hour ago
Added: May 25, 2015 07:38
Nanshan Group, a Chinese private-run conglomerate, plans to buy second-hand bulk carriers to meet the demand of its electricity producing unit for coal shipping capacity. Read more
Source: Maritime Connector
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