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  1. MAIB Says Lack of Communication to Blame for CMA CGM Centaurus Hitting Pier Wall in Jebel Ali
    The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch has released its report on the UK-registered CMA CGM Centaurus’ heavy contact with the pier and two shore cranes during its arrival under pilotage at Jebel Ali last year. The accident resulted in the collapse of a shore crane and 10 injuries, including one serious injury, to shore personnel. […]
  2. World’s Largest LNG Bunkering Vessel Headed for Northwest Europe
    The world’s largest liquified natural gas bunkering vessel has left South Korea on its maiden voyage to Northwest Europe where it will supply LNG fuel to ships in the Baltic Sea region. The ship, named Kairos, comes with an LNG capacity of 7,500 cubic meters, making it the largest LNG bunker vessel built to date. […]
  3. Epic Acquires BAE’s Mobile Shipyard
    BAE MobileEPIC Alabama Shipyard will be purchasing the former BAE Mobile shipyard which it will use for ship repair and maintenance services to customers in the Gulf of Mexico. Epis is owned by Houston-based Epic Companies, LLC, which provides offshore construction and decommissioning services to the global offshore energy sector. The company will also service vessels […]
  4. MSC Cruises Enters Ultra-Luxury Market with Four-Ship Order at Fincantieri
    msc cruisesMSC Cruises on Thursday announced it will be entering the ultra-luxury cruise sector with an order for four more cruise ships from Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri. MSC Cruises says it has signed a Memorandum of Agreement for the newbuilds valued in excess of 2 billion euros. The ultra-luxury ships, the first of which will be delivered […]
  5. With Few Buyers, Iranian Oil Armada Heads to China Ahead of U.S. Sanctions
    oil tanker photoBy Florence Tan and Chen Aizhu SINGAPORE/BEIJING, Oct 18 (Reuters) – An unprecedented volume of Iranian crude oil is set to arrive at China’s northeast Dalian port this month and in early November before U.S. sanctions on Iran take effect, data on Refinitiv Eikon showed on Thursday. A total of 22 million barrels of Iranian […]
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