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Mumbai, 23 May 2017: Essar Shipping Limited (ESL), one of India’s leading shipping companies, has added a Panamax vessel of 74,005 Deadweight Tonnage (DWT) to its fleet of vessels. With this new induction, Essar Shipping now has a fleet of 14 vessels that include VLCCs, Capesizes, Mini-capes, Panamax, Supramaxes and

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Unithai Shipyard and Engineering Limited, Thailand’s premier shipyard, continues to develop and strengthen the yard’s capacity and capabilities in ship repair services in response to client needs. Unithai Shipyard awarded the contract to China’s Huarun Dadong Dockyard to build a floating dock 984 feet in length and 170 feet wide

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May 16, 2017 Coastal Rambler, one of Acta Marine’s Shoalbusters, has been supporting the construction of Dubai’s Deira Island. The vessel’s main duties were handling barges loaded with the rocks that form the basis of the artificial island structure. Considering the dimensions of the barges involved – up to 10,000

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PETRONAS through its subsidiary PETRONAS LNG Ltd. (PLL) and its shipping affiliate, MISC Berhad (MISC) inked a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 9 May 2017 with Gas4Sea partners, comprising ENGIE S.A. (ENGIE), Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) to explore potential collaboration in promoting LNG as

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21 April 2017 The Great Eastern Shipping Company Limited (G E Shipping) signed a contract to buy a Medium Range Product Tanker of about 51,000 dwt. The 2008 built vessel is expected to join the Company’s fleet in Q1 FY18. The Company’s current fleet stands at 44 vessels, comprising 29

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APL today announced the launch of the China Australia Service 3 (CA3) – a new weekly service which connects North Asia to the key ports in East Coast Australia. “The new CA3 service will be characterised by its strategic connections across North and Central China, Japan and Korea to the

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On April 7 2017, Hyundai Merchant Marine has singed a letter of intent (LOI) with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) for the construction of five 300,000 dwt very large crude carriers (VLCCs) with an option of five more vessels. HMM has formed a ‘newbuilding examination committee’ at the end

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Singapore, 10 April 2017 – Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M), has entered into a term sheet agreement with Damen Shipyards Group (Damen) for the sale of its shipyard, Keppel Verolme. The proposed sale comes after a strategic review by Keppel O&M and is part of the company’s efforts to

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Rolls-Royce and the Technology Centre for Offshore and Marine, Singapore (TCOMS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to form a strategic partnership to develop smart ship technologies. The partners will work on world leading research to develop fundamental technologies, such as smart sensing, digital twinning and integrated modelling which are

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Vessel leaves port of Murmansk as Russia’s Yamal project gears up to export its first cargo before the end of this year Russia’s first ice-breaking LNG carrier has left port in search of Arctic sea ice to trial its new features prior to final delivery. SCF Group (Sovcomflot)’s 173,400-cbm Arc7

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