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Friday, August 30, 2013
ClassNK: Release of MOL Comfort Investigation Report Pushed Back

ClassNK: Release of MOL Comfort Investigation Report Pushed Back

International classification society ClassNK said Friday that they will be delaying the release of the findings from the ClassNK Casualty Investigation

August 30, 2013
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COSCO Chairman Confident Of Returning To Profit In 2013

HONG KONG, Aug 30 (Reuters) – China’s largest bulk shipper, China COSCO Holdings Co Ltd , is confident of turning a profit for the full year of

August 30, 2013
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Thursday, August 29, 2013
Hyundai Heavy to Build 18,000 TEU Containerships for UASC

Hyundai Heavy to Build 18,000 TEU Containerships for UASC

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) on Thursday confirmed a 10-vessel order with South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries, which includes five 18,000 TEU

August 29, 2013
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Creditors Give Zim Shipping Relief As Industry Stays Depressed

By Steven Scheer JERUSALEM, Aug 29 (Reuters) – Debt-laden Israeli shipping company Zim said it has received support from its creditors as it continues to

August 29, 2013
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Fire Incidents

Maersk Kampala Containership on Fire Near the Suez [UPDATE]

Update: 30 August Maersk Lines’s containership, Maersk Kampala is still on fire this morning according to a statement on Maersk Line’s website. The

August 29, 2013
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Daewoo Shipbuilding Wins $421.5 Million Order for New Containerships

Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) announced today they have won an order for three containerships rumored to be 18,000

August 29, 2013
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Wednesday, August 28, 2013
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Hyundai Heavy Set For $1.4 Billion Containership Order

DUBAI/SEOUL, Aug 28 (Reuters) – South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries is close to winning an order worth about $1.4 billion to build 10 huge

August 28, 2013
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Friday, August 23, 2013
MV Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller
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MV Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Arrives in the Port of Gdansk, Aerial View

A close-up of the bow of the ship shows a particular feature of the Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller’s design. The naval architects extended the beam of the

August 23, 2013
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Sunday, August 18, 2013
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Maersk CEO: U.S. to be Key Driver of Growth, Emerging Market Warnings Misplaced

Aug. 19 (Bloomberg) — A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S, owner of the world’s biggest shipping line, said concern that emerging markets are losing their

August 18, 2013
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Friday, August 16, 2013
MV Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller
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SPOTD: Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Arrives in Rotterdam

Amid throngs of shoreside and seagoing spectators, the world’s largest containership, MV Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller, arrived today in Rotterdam on her

August 16, 2013
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Maersk Climbs to 18-Month High on Elevated Shipping Forecast

Aug. 16 (Bloomberg) — A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S climbed to an 18-month high after the company raised the earnings forecast for its container line, which

August 16, 2013
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Drunk Chinese Dude Passes Out in Shipping Container Bound for America
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Drunk Chinese Dude Passes Out in Shipping Container Bound for America

After a night of drinking in Qingdao, China, Jiang Wu mistook a shipping container as his hotel room. It’s a classic mistake that no doubt happens to

August 16, 2013
Total Views: 22

Wednesday, August 14, 2013
ClassNK Releases Preliminary Insight Into Crack-Up of MOL Comfort
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ClassNK Releases Preliminary Insight Into Crack-Up of MOL Comfort

Japanese classification society ClassNK released the following statement today regarding the forensic investigation into what may have caused the initial

August 14, 2013
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Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Seaspan Adds Five 14,000 TEU Newbuilds After Inking Charter Contracts

Seaspan Adds Five 14,000 TEU Newbuilds After Inking Charter Contracts

Seaspan orders five additional fuel-efficient 14,000 TEU containerships after signing long-term, fixed rate time charter contracts with Yang Ming Marine

August 13, 2013
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Diana Containerships to Acquire Pair of Post-Panamax Vessels

Diana Containerships Inc. (Nasdaq:DCIX) has signed two Memoranda of Agreement to purchase from an unaffiliated third party two Post-Panamax container vessels,

August 13, 2013
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Monday, August 12, 2013
Mitsui O.S.K. Line: Hull Reinforcements Completed on MOL Comfort Sister Vessels
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Mitsui O.S.K. Line: Hull Reinforcements Completed on MOL Comfort Sister Vessels

Mitsui O.S.K. Line announced Monday that it has completed measures to reinforce the hulls of three of MOL Comfort's sister vessels after having conducted an

August 12, 2013
Total Views: 35

Friday, August 9, 2013
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Market Imbalance Upsets OOCL Stability as Box Carrier Sails Into the Red

By Gavin van Marle In a sign of just how weak the container shipping market has become this year, the parent company of Hong Kong-based box carrier OOCL

August 9, 2013
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COSCO to Scrap 13 Ships as Part of Fleet Restructuring Plan

In an exchange filing today, China COSCO announced their plans to scrap 13 ships, consisting of 4 container vessels totaling 11,207 TEU and 9 bulk carriers of

August 9, 2013
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Wednesday, August 7, 2013
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Hapag-Lloyd Turns to Quarterly Profit on Cost Cuts, Cheaper Fuel

Aug. 7 (Bloomberg) — Hapag-Lloyd AG cut costs amid falling fuel prices to deliver a profit in the second-quarter as Europe’s fourth-largest

August 7, 2013
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Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Hanjin Hamburg Containership Strikes Female Fin Whale

Hanjin Hamburg Containership Strikes Female Fin Whale

The Port Of Rotterdam reports that the 102455 DWT containership Hanjin Hamburg struck a Fin whale in the Bay of Biscay on Friday. The adult female was

August 6, 2013
Total Views: 26
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