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Friday, February 5, 2021
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Australia Fines Wallenius Wilhelmsen $24 Million for Criminal Cartel Conduct

Australia has convicted Norway-based shipping company Wallenius Wilhelmsen with criminal cartel conduct and fined the company $24 million. The conviction

February 5, 2021
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Thursday, January 21, 2021
Siem Car Carriers’ Second LNG Ship on Maiden Voyage for Volkswagen
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Siem Car Carriers’ Second LNG Ship on Maiden Voyage for Volkswagen

Siem Car Carriers has placed into operation of the second of two LNG-powered Pure Car and Truck Carriers (PCTCs) on charter to Volkswagen. The second vessel,

January 21, 2021
Total Views: 3445

Thursday, June 18, 2020
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Wallenius Wilhelmsen Enters Guilty Plea in Australian Cartel Investigation

Norwegian-based shipping company Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean AS is likely facing millions of dollars in fines after pleading guilty today in Australian federal

June 18, 2020
Total Views: 570

Wednesday, June 10, 2020
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Maritime News

BMW Joins UECC in Marine Biofuel Trial

Car manufacturer BMW is joining carrier UECC to continue to testing the use of marine biofuel in the roll-on/roll-off sector. BMW will join UECC and the

June 10, 2020
Total Views: 53

Friday, June 5, 2020
Fire Fighters Injured Battling Blaze on Car Carrier in Jacksonville
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Fire Fighters Injured Battling Blaze on Car Carrier in Jacksonville

Several fire fighters have been injured while responding to a fire on board a vehicle carrier off Blount Island in Jacksonville, Florida. Coast Guard Sector

June 5, 2020
Total Views: 172

Friday, May 1, 2020
Cars Stuck at Sea Shows Weight of U.S. Auto Industry Glut
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Cars Stuck at Sea Shows Weight of U.S. Auto Industry Glut

By Chester Dawson (Bloomberg) — The length of almost two football fields, the cargo ship Jupiter Spirit arrived in Los Angeles’ harbor on April 24

May 1, 2020
Total Views: 171

Monday, December 2, 2019
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Car Carrier RCC Passion Suffers Engine Room Fire in English Channel

French authorities were called to an engine room fire on board a vehicle carrier Sunday in the English Channel. The French Navy reports that the fire broke out

December 2, 2019
Total Views: 191

Monday, June 17, 2019
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Reports: K-Line Car Carrier on Fire in South China Sea

The K-Line car carrier Diamond Highway has been abandoned in the South China Sea after a fire broke out on board the vessel late Sunday night, according to

June 17, 2019
Total Views: 686

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
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Maritime News

U.S. Auto Tariffs Would Have Serious Impact on Global Supply Chains

By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) – As carriers to struggle with overcapacity, the impact of potential US automotive tariffs is only likely to worsen

April 10, 2019
Total Views: 17

Monday, May 21, 2018
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Car Carrier Catches Fire at Port of Incheon, South Korea -Incident Video

A Panama-flagged car carrier caught fire Monday while docked at the Port of Incheon in South Korea. Officials said the fire broke out at about 9:40 a.m. local

May 21, 2018
Total Views: 499

Thursday, April 5, 2018
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News

K-Line Now Second to Admit to Cartel Conduct in Australian Court

By Tom Westbrook SYDNEY, April 5 (Reuters) – Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K-Line) has pleaded guilty to criminal cartel conduct in the transport of vehicles,

April 5, 2018
Total Views: 70

Monday, March 6, 2017
South African Competition Watchdog Seeks Penalty Against K-Line
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South African Competition Watchdog Seeks Penalty Against K-Line

JOHANNESBURG, March 6 (Reuters) – South Africa’s competition watchdog ruled on Monday that Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd’s (K-Line), one of

March 6, 2017
Total Views: 9

Friday, February 24, 2017
American Car Carrier Suffers Fire in English Channel
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American Car Carrier Suffers Fire in English Channel

An American car carrier with 21 crew members suffered a fire aboard while underway in the English Channel en route to Baltimore from Southampton. The

February 24, 2017
Total Views: 172

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
U.S. FMC Commissioner Slams Green Light for Joint Tug Booking by Foreign Ro-Ro Carriers
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U.S. FMC Commissioner Slams Green Light for Joint Tug Booking by Foreign Ro-Ro Carriers

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) will allow a consortium of ro-ro shipping lines to jointly negotiate the

January 24, 2017
Total Views: 10

Thursday, October 6, 2016
Volkswagen to Charter Two LNG-Powered Car Carriers
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Volkswagen to Charter Two LNG-Powered Car Carriers

German automaker Volkswagen is looking to reduce its environmental footprint by chartering two LNG-powered Pure Car and Truck Carriers to transport its

October 6, 2016
Total Views: 399

Friday, September 30, 2016
World’s First LNG-Powered Car Carrier Delivered
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World’s First LNG-Powered Car Carrier Delivered

The world’s first LNG-fueled pure car and truck carrier has been delivered in China. The vessel, to be named Auto Eco, is owned by United European Car

September 30, 2016
Total Views: 84

Friday, April 8, 2016
MOL Unveils Energy-Saving Rounded Bow for its Next-Generation Car Carriers
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MOL Unveils Energy-Saving Rounded Bow for its Next-Generation Car Carriers

Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines has revealed the hull design for its next-generation car carrier with a rounded bow said to reduce wind

April 8, 2016
Total Views: 37

Monday, December 28, 2015
China Fines Car Carrier Shipping Firms $63 Million for Price Fixing Scheme
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China Fines Car Carrier Shipping Firms $63 Million for Price Fixing Scheme

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — China fined eight shipping lines 407 million yuan ($63 million) in total after finding them responsible for price

December 28, 2015
Total Views: 82

Sunday, December 6, 2015
Shipping TV: Car Carrier, DFDS Seaways Ferry Damaged in Collision in UK
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Shipping TV: Car Carrier, DFDS Seaways Ferry Damaged in Collision in UK

Car Carrier City of Rotterdam and DFDS ro-ro ferry Primula Seaways collided in the Humber approaches, around 8pm, Friday, December 3, 2015. The incident is

December 6, 2015
Total Views: 118

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Three More Shipping Execs Charged in U.S. Over Car Carrier Price Fixing Conspiracy
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Three More Shipping Execs Charged in U.S. Over Car Carrier Price Fixing Conspiracy

  Three former shipping executives have been indicted for participating in a long-running and far-reaching price-fixing conspiracy involving the

October 7, 2015
Total Views: 16
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