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Tuesday, January 21, 2014
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Maritime News

Teekay Splits Off New Tanker Investment Company

As a play on the cyclical, secondhand crude tanker market, Teekay Tankers Ltd. (NYSE:TNK) and Teekay Corporation (NYSE:TK) announced today the creation of a

January 21, 2014
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Maritime News

Stena Line Outlines Make-Or-Break Strategic Plan

In a letter obtained by gCaptain, Stena Line’s Head of Human Resources Mick Ambrose layed out a difficult scenario to his company’s employees last

January 21, 2014
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Monday, January 20, 2014
Maritime News

Panama Canal Authority Rejects EU Mediation in Expansion Dispute

The Panama Canal Authority (PCA) has turned down an offer by the European Commission to mediate in a multi-billion dollar dispute with a Spanish-led

January 20, 2014
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Maritime News

Port of Rotterdam Receives Nine Super Post Panamax Cranes from China

The Port of Rotterdam over the weekend saw the arrival of nine Super Post Panamax container cranes in three shipments from China, marking the first time ever

January 20, 2014
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Interesting

500-Foot Log Carrier Abandoned in the Pacific

The U.S. Coast Guard reports today that twenty-four sailors from the M/V Rich Forest are now safe after being rescued by the bulk carrier CS Sunshine, 440

January 20, 2014
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Maritime News

BW Adds Options to Build More Large Gas Carriers

BW LPG confirmed today that they have negotiated a plan with Hyundai Heavy Industries to move the construction timeline 10 months to the left on their pair of

January 20, 2014
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Maritime News

Imabari to Build Third Supramax Bulker for Belships

Belships ASA announced their intentions today to exit the product tanker market and concentrate exclusively on the dry bulk sector upon the expiration of the

January 20, 2014
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Interesting

Lowball Bid Comes Back To Haunt Panama Canal Expansion

A bitter dispute between the Panama Canal and a Spanish-led consortium of construction companies over the spiraling cost of expanding one of the world's

January 20, 2014
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Sunday, January 19, 2014
Maritime News

The Port of Liverpool Never Sleeps

Peel Ports, the UK’s second-largest port group, put together one of the better time-lapse videos we’ve seen recently of the Port of Liverpool, a

January 19, 2014
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Saturday, January 18, 2014
Interesting

This Week’s Featured Maritime and Offshore Industry Jobs – Week Ending Jan. 17, 2014

Here's a rundown of current job listings featured on the gCaptain Job Board for the week ending January 17,

January 18, 2014
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Friday, January 17, 2014
Maritime News

North Koreans Agree to Pay Panama for Seized Ship

Panama’s Foreign Minister, Fernando Nunez Fabrega, announced today that the government of North Korea has agreed to pay a $667 million thousand fine to

January 17, 2014
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Maritime News

Sanmar-Built Tugs Embark on Maiden Voyages [IMAGES]

Ulupinar XVII a 24.4 meter tugboat built by Turkish shipbuilder Sanmar recently cast off the docklines at Tuzla, bound for the Port of Mersin on Turkey’s

January 17, 2014
Total Views: 47

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Finance

CSAV: No Agreements Yet With Hapag-Lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd AG, Germany’s biggest container shipper, is negotiating an all-share transaction to acquire Chile’s Cia. Sud Americana de Vapores SA, according

January 17, 2014
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Maritime News

LNG ASIA: Traders Forecast Spot-Price Gains as Buying Increases

North Asia’s March spot prices for liquefied natural gas will probably gain next week on more buying from Asia and Latin America, according to three of six

January 17, 2014
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Thursday, January 16, 2014
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Finance

China COSCO Says It Probably Returned To Profit In 2013, Avoiding Delisting

China COSCO Holdings, China's largest bulk shipping company, said on Thursday that it would have returned to profit in 2013, avoiding a possible delisting

January 16, 2014
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Maritime News

Kirby to Order New ATB

Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX) announced plans to build a 185,000 barrel/10,000 hp Articulated Tug and Barge (ATB) unit for a total cost of between $75 and $80

January 16, 2014
Total Views: 56

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Maritime News

Japan P&I Club to Resume Ship Insurance For Iranian Oil Imports

TOKYO, Jan 16 (Reuters) – Japanese crude buyers are set to switch back to private insurance providers for transportation of Iranian oil, after relief

January 16, 2014
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Maritime News

Israel Corp To Lose Control Of Zim Shipping In Debt Deal

The Israel Corp holding company is set to lose control of shipping company Zim under the terms of a bailout agreement being negotiated with Zim's creditors,

January 16, 2014
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Wednesday, January 15, 2014
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Maritime News

GasLog to Acquire Trio of Samsung-Built LNG Carriers

GasLog Ltd. (NYSE:GLOG) announced an agreement has been reached today with BG Group affiiate, Methane Services Ltd. (MSL), to purchase three of MSL’s LNG

January 15, 2014
Total Views: 27

Blog

‘Polar Onyx’ X-Bow OCV Has Left the Building [TIME LAPSE]

Here is a timelapse video showing the recent launch of the SX121 design ‘Polar Onyx’ Offshore Construction Vessel (OSV) at the Ulstein Verft

January 15, 2014
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