Bahri inks agreement to build 5 very large crude carriers

The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) announces that the company signed contracts with Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI) to bui...

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Yang Ming launches new container vessel, YM Express

YM Express, a 4,662 TEU full-container vessel built for Yang Ming by CSBC CORP., TAIWAN, was named at a ceremony held at CSBC Kaohsiung Shipyard. T...

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CSCL receives fifth 19,000-TEU ship ordered from Hyundai

CSCL has taken delivery of the 18,980-TEU CSCL Atlantic Ocean, the last of a series of five sister ships ordered in May 2013 at Hyundai Heavy Indus...

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Navios to acquire a 14 vessel fleet from debtors of HSH Nordbank AG

Navios Maritime Holdings Inc., Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation and Navios Maritime Partners L.P. have executed a binding letter of intent t...

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Seaspan accepts delivery of second 14000 TEU SAVER containership

Seaspan Corporation announced that it accepted delivery of a 14000 TEU containership, the YM Wellhead. The new containership, which was constructed...

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Hapag-Lloyd orders five new container ships

Hapag-Lloyd ordered five container vessels with a capacity of 10,500 standard containers (TEU) each from the South Korean shipyard Hyundai Samho He...

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POSH acquires two shipping firms

Singapore-listed operator of offshore support vessels and services, PACC Offshore Services Holdings (POSH), has acquired two companies registered i...

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"K" Line takes delivery of first of many 14,000-TEU vessels

"K" Line has announced that the Millau Bridge, the first of five 14,000-TEU vessels ordered in 2013, has been duly delivered last week. The ve...

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FSL Trust secures two-year time charter agreement

FSL Trust Management Pte. Ltd., as trustee-manager of First Ship Lease Trust has entered into a two-year time charter agreement with a prominent US...

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Hamburg Süd names its third San-Class containership

Hamburg Süd christened its third container vessel in the new San class. The official naming ceremony of the San Vicente was held at the Cuenca de...

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MSC set to induct another giant boxship

MSC Oliver, the second of the company's 19,224 teu series of vessels was inaugurated at the DSME shipyard in Busan, South Korea, just two months af...

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CMA CGM Volga Joins the Fleet

The CMA CGM Group is pleased to announce that the CMA CGM VOLGA entered the CMA CGM fleet on March 17th, and started her first rotation in Dalian, ...

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MOL Group establishes ˜MOL Project & Heavy Cargo'

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has announced the establishment of a unified brand, ˜MOL Project & Heavy Cargo', highlighting the MOL Group's capabilitie...

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ABG Shipyard to focus on defence orders

ABG Shipyard plans to shift its focus towards defence orders which are more lucrative compared to the commercial shipbuilding business. The company...

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British Queen to name new ship

Queen Elizabeth II will christen P&O Cruises' new flagship Britannia in Southampton, England, on March 10. She will be accompanied by her husband, ...

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CMA CGM RHONE enters CMA CGM fleet

The CMA CGM Group is pleased to announce that the maiden voyage of the CMA CGM RHONE started in China on February 20th, 2015. This 9,365 TEUs ...

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CMA CGM takes delivery of two vessels

The CMA CGM Group is pleased to announce that the CMA CGM LOIRE and the CMA CGM URAL were delivered and entered the fleet on February 13th and 14th...

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SX-Class newbuilding, OOCL Taipei, Christened in Shanghai

OOCL is pleased to announce the christening of the newest 8,888 TEU newbuilding at a naming ceremony held on Changxing Island in Shanghai. Named t...

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MSC to take delivery of world's largest boxship this month

Mediterranean Shipping Co. (MSC), the world's second largest container line, is upping the stakes in the ultra-large vessel segment. It is very soo...

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Costa Serena celebrates first visit to Abu Dhabi

Officials from Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) welcomed Capt. Muratore Mauro and his crew from the cruise liner Costa Serena to Zayed Port, as the s...

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