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New LNG carrier sets Boil Off Rate standard

The gas trial of the first LNG carrier built to a Boil Off Rate (BOR) of 0.08% per day has been completed by Wilhelmsen Technical So …

Photos: Cargo vessel sinks in the Yangtze River

An unnamed cargo vessel has sunk in the Yangtze River in Yichang, Hubei Province Central China. The incident occurred yesterday. T …

G6 Central China service suspended

The G6 Alliance members have announced that their CC2 (Central China) service will be temporary suspended. The last sailing for the  …

Japan and EU NAVFOR carry out anti-piracy exercise

The Japanese Navy warship JS Takanami and the European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) flagship ITS Andrea Doria have conduc …

Cargo vessel disabled off Scotland

The general cargo vessel Nicola has gone adrift off Pentland Firth (Scotland). On October 19, having suffered an engine failure …

Arrest of Varun aframax

An aframax owned by Varun Shipping has been detained in Singapore by lawyers representing Gurbani & Co. The crude oil  …

Video: Edith Maersk the largest ship to sail up the Thames

Edith Maersk has become the largest ever vessel to enter the River Thames. The second largest in the world container vessel ar …

Seychelles Patriot refloated

Seychelles Patriot has finally been refloated. The 183-metre tanker, laden with gasoil cargo, has been stuck in the Amazon …

European Consortium contracted for the Suez Canal Expansion

The $1.5 billion contract for the expansion of the Suez Canal has been awarded to an European construction consortium, the Egyptian  …

Sweden scours off Stockholm for suspected Russian submarine

A massive search operation has engaged the Sweden’s military for the last three days. Hundreds of sailors, divers and pilots h …

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