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Two bulkers collide off Yangtze River, 21 crewmen evacuated

Twenty-one seafarers were evacuated after two bulk carriers collided off Yangtze River in China on 23 January. The incident, which happened around 3.35 am local...

Port of Los Angeles to handle 85,000 metric tons of Chilean fruit imports during winter season

This week, the Port of Los Angeles welcomed the initial vessel of Chilean fruit for the year, carrying over 5,300 pallets loaded with grapes...

Hanwha Ocean reopens partially after fatal blast

Hanwha Ocean (formerly Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering) resumed operations partially on 16 January, four days after a worker was killed in a blast. The...

Stena Oil launches operations in Danish port

Stena Oil, a Scandinavian player in the global marine fuels industry, has initiated operations at the new fuel terminal in Frederikshavn, Denmark. Towards the end...

Atlas Air receives new Boeing 777 Freighter to be operated for MSC

Atlas Air, a subsidiary of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, has officially received a Boeing 777-200 Freighter as part of its ongoing collaboration with MSC...

AD Ports and CMA CGM partner with Ecocean to maintain marine biodiversity at Khalifa Port

AD Ports Group has joined forces with CMA CGM Group and Ecocean, an innovative company dedicated to aquatic biodiversity. The three parties have formalized...

Vietnamese reportedly among smuggled individuals in reefer in Ireland

Three Vietnamese are believed to be among 14 illegal immigrants who hid in a reefer container to enter Ireland. The reefer box, which was transported...

Greek tanker boarded in Hormuz Strait

A Greek-owned shipping company has lost contact with the crew of its tanker which was last contacted at 6:30 this morning, (Greece time), after...

Maersk Tankers takes over Penfield Marine to create large-scale crude and product tanker company

Maersk Tankers has completed the acquisition of Penfield Marine, creating a large-scale crude and product tanker company offering pool partners and cargo customers a...

Bulk carrier hijacked in Arabian Sea as navigational crisis mounts

The MV Lila Norfolk, a Liberian-flagged cargo ship, was hijacked in the Arabian Sea, off the Somalia coast, on 4 January. Reports said the bulk...

PAV grants authorization to ‘Consorcio València 2007’

The Board of Directors of the Port Authority of València (PAV) made two crucial agreements aimed at ensuring the uninterrupted and legally secure development...

Stena Line inks 77-year deal with Peel Ports Group

In a landmark development, ferry and port operator Stena Line has sealed a substantial agreement with Peel Ports Group, a major UK port operator,...

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WEC Lines enhances its reefer container fleet

WEC Lines has decided to enter the refrigerated container market by adding 45ft reefer boxes to its container fleet. The company has added the first...

Crew from sunken cargo ship saved as South Korean president steps in

All 11 seafarers on a general cargo ship were rescued by the Korea Coast Guard shortly before their vessel sank, in an event that...

Red Sea Crisis: Spiralling ocean freight rates from Far East to US may have peaked

The Red Sea crisis sent ocean freight rates from the Far East to the US spiralling by more than 150%, but there appears to...

Wan Hai and ONE launch joint service to link Asia with US West Coast

Taiwan's ocean carrier Wan Hai Lines has announced the revamp of its Asia-Pacific Service (AP1), to enhance its current network on the United States...