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Monday, January 6, 2014
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Maritime News

Scorpio Bulkers Places $1.2 Billion Order Like It’s No Big Deal

In an emailed statement this morning that didn’t include any executive commentary, Scorpio Bulkers Inc. (NYSE: SALT) announced $1,171 million in

January 6, 2014
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Wednesday, January 1, 2014
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Maritime News

Iron Ore Loading Resumes at Australia’s Ports

Ports in Australia's resource-rich Pilbara region were returning to normal and loading vessels on Wednesday after suspending shipments and evacuating staff

January 1, 2014
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Tuesday, December 31, 2013
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Maritime News

Commodities: Corn Set for Biggest Drop Since 1960

Dec. 31 (Bloomberg) — Corn headed for the biggest annual drop since at least 1960 and wheat tumbled the most in five years as grain production climbs to

December 31, 2013
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Monday, December 30, 2013
Overseas Reymar
Maritime News

Pilot’s Last Minute Decision Caused Overseas Reymar Allision with Bay Bridge – NTSB

The National Transportation Safety Board has released a Marine Accident Report on its investigation into the January 2013 allision between the Overseas Reymar

December 30, 2013
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Maritime News

Cyclone Stops Australia’s Iron Ore Exports as Rigs Shutdown

Iron ore shipments from northern Australia, the world’s biggest exporter, and some offshore oil drilling were halted as a cyclone forecast to bring

December 30, 2013
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Incidents

MSC Monterey Suffers Crack Off Canada – UPDATE

Update 2: 1.5 Meter Crack Discovered in Hull of MSC Monterey Update: The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre reports that the MSC Monterey is currently at anchor

December 30, 2013
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Sunday, December 29, 2013
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Maritime News

Israel’s Natural Gas Riddle Has Woodside and Gazprom Hanging

Israel’s sputtering preparations for exporting offshore natural gas have postponed drilling and threaten a $2.3 billion investment from

December 29, 2013
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Maritime News

Cracking Ice Bodes Well For Antarctic Ship Rescue

Ice that has trapped a Russian ship with 74 people on board in Antarctica appeared to be cracking up on Sunday, raising hopes for a rescue as a powerful

December 29, 2013
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Blog

Shackleton Expedition Photos Discovered

Twenty-two never-before-seen photographic negatives, left a century ago in Captain Robert F. Scott’s last Antarctic expedition base at Cape Evans, have

December 29, 2013
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Fire Incidents

British Police Arrest Two Men Over North Sea Ferry Fire

LONDON, Dec 29 (Reuters) – British police said on Sunday they had arrested two men after a suspected arson attack on a ferry in the North Sea carrying

December 29, 2013
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Saturday, December 28, 2013
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Maritime News

A Year at Vigor Industrial Building Puget Sound’s Newest Ferry [TIMELAPSE]

The video captures construction of Washington state’s newest Olympic Class ferry, 144-car Tokitae, from the start of construction through summer 2013.

December 28, 2013
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Ice Foils Rescue Of Russian Ship Stranded In Antarctica

SYDNEY/MOSCOW, Dec 28 (Reuters) – A Chinese icebreaker trying to reach a Russian ship trapped in Antarctica has been halted by thick ice within sight of

December 28, 2013
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Maritime News

Australia’s Iron Ore Ports Prepare As Cyclone Christine Nears

Ports in Australia's Pilbara region, through which almost half of the world's seaborne iron ore is shipped, were sending ships out to sea on Saturday ahead of

December 28, 2013
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Maritime News

Vale Declares Force Majeure on Iron Ore Sales Contracts

Vale SA, the Brazilian iron ore mining giant has declared force majeure on a number of its iron ore sales contracts as a poor weather conditions have caused

December 28, 2013
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Friday, December 27, 2013
Maritime News

Icebreakers Rush To Help Ship Trapped In Antarctic Ice – UPDATE

Three icebreakers are en route to an area off the coast of Antarctica to help free a vessel carrying 74 people, including a scientific expedition team, which

December 27, 2013
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Maritime News

Cyclone Brewing Off Australia Heads For Iron Ore Ports

"Operations are continuing and we are closely monitoring the situation," - Rio

December 27, 2013
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Thursday, December 26, 2013
Berlin Express Hapag Lloyd
Maritime News

Hapag-Lloyd Chairman Says Hamburg Süd Should Join Merger Talks

The chairman of German shipping group Hapag-Lloyd said rival Hamburg Süd should join merger talks between Hapag-Lloyd and Chile's Vapores

December 26, 2013
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Maritime News

Los Angeles Gasoline Gains With Ships Chartered From West Coast

Dec. 26 (Bloomberg) — Los Angeles gasoline climbed to the highest level against futures in six weeks after three ships were chartered off the U.S. West

December 26, 2013
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Maritime News

Libya’s Misrata Port Hits Record For Container Unloading In 2013

Container unloading at Libya's Misrata port has hit record levels this year and the major shipping gateway is expanding, a local official said, in a rare

December 26, 2013
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Maritime News

Russian Passenger Vessel Stuck in Ice Off Antarctica

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is coordinating a search and rescue for a Russian passenger ship stuck in ice with 74 people on board

December 26, 2013
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