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Thursday, December 19, 2013
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Maritime News

Wanna Buy the Siderfly?

It’s been since six weeks since the freighter “Siderfly” collided with the 116-meter gas carrier Coral Ivory, and the vessel still waits at

December 19, 2013
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Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Maritime News

Diana Containerships Sells 18-Year Old Panamax for Demolition, and at a Loss [ANALYSIS]

Diana Containerships Inc. (DCIX) took everybody by surprise, announcing the sale of its 18-year old Panamax containership “Spinel“ (Ex “APL

December 18, 2013
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Maritime News

Navios Acquires 10 Ships from HSH Norbank Debtors, Additional Ships Possible

Navios Europe Inc. announced today they have acquired ten vessels from debtors of HSH Nordbank AG including five product tankers and five Panamax and

December 18, 2013
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Interesting

RNLI Gets Airborne [VIDEO]

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution is an all-volunteer, charity-funded organization aimed at ending the preventable loss of life at sea in an around the

December 18, 2013
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Finance

Hedge Funds Buy Shipping Loans From Capital-Conscious Banks

After a five-year slump in shipping, investors are betting on better times by taking over shipowners' debts from European banks keen to offload troubled loans

December 18, 2013
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Chicago Express Hapag Lloyd containership
Maritime News

TUI AG Not Giving Up Right To IPO Hapag-Lloyd Stake

The chief executive of TUI AG , a shareholder in German shipper Hapag-Lloyd , said he viewed as positive the talks between the shipper and Chilean rival

December 18, 2013
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Maritime News

China Said to Refuse More Than 500,000 Tons of U.S. Corn

Dec. 18 (Bloomberg) — China has rejected more than half a million metric tons of genetically modified U.S. corn in November and December, almost three

December 18, 2013
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Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Interesting

OSG Jones Act Tanker Secures Record-Breaking Charter

A Jones Act tanker was recently chartered for six months at a record high rate of $110,000 per day, market sources said, the latest sign of how surging U.S.

December 17, 2013
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Maritime News

Nigerian Pirates Abduct Ukrainian Captain and Greek Engineer

Pirates have attacked an oil products tanker off the coast of Nigeria and kidnapped its Ukrainian captain and a Greek engineer, Greek coast guard officials

December 17, 2013
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Engineering News

Finland’s Government Acquires Majority Stake of Aker Arctic

With the threat of Aker Arctic leaving Finland to pursue more profitable pastures, Finnish Industry Investment Ltd, an investment arm of Finland’s

December 17, 2013
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Maritime News

Transiting the Welland Canal on the CSL Whitefish Bay

CBC’s Rick Mercer transits the Welland Canal on board the CSL bulk carrier Whitefish Bay. The Welland Canal is a key point in the St. Lawrence Seaway as

December 17, 2013
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