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[ad_1] US-based operator of dry bulkers Eagle Bulk Shipping has taken delivery of MV Southport Eagle, the second ship from the recently acquired batch of nine Crown-63 Ultramax dry bulk sister vessels. The 2013-built vessel, previously named JS Mississippi, was purchased earlier in 2017 from Greenship Bulk Trust....

[ad_1] A digitized film database of the polar ship the Nella Dan was released on Saturday and is now available for viewing online.  The database of over 75 films is hosted by Friends of Nella Dan, a group designed to bring old friends together and share...

[ad_1] Around 10 shipping containers are floating in Suva Harbour, Fiji, after the general cargo ship they were being loaded on to sank. The Panama-flagged MV Southern Phoenix listed and sank during loading operations in the early hours of Saturday morning. The crew had to evacuate...

[ad_1] On Friday, a court in Shanghai seized the container feeder Van Manila on suspicion of involvement in a disastrous hit-and-run collision. Chinese maritime authorities believe that the 1,700 TEU Van Manila collided with the cargo vessel Xiang Zhou near the mouth of the Yellow River on...

[ad_1] On Thursday, police raided the offices of shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries to seize documents related to safety trainings and regulatory compliance. The action was part of an ongoing investigation into a crane collapse that killed six workers earlier this week at Samsung's main yard...

[ad_1] South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has received an order for four more very large crude carriers (VLCCs), according to data provided by VesselsValue.  This time the order was allegedly placed by Greece-based holding company Capital Maritime and Trading on May 3. The...

[ad_1] In 2015, Archipelago Philippine Ferries Corp (APFC) embarked on a modernization initiative to improve their ferry services. Determined to make passenger well-being and security a top priority, APFC invested millions of dollars to acquire the country's first fleet of catamaran ferries, known as [ad_2] News source:...

[ad_1] Bermuda-headquartered owner and operator of product and chemical tankers Ardmore Shipping Corporation suffered a net loss of USD 2.2 million in the first quarter of 2017, sinking from a net income of USD 6.7 million posted in the same period a year earlier.  However, revenue...

[ad_1] The oil industry's fiscal recovery is progressing faster than many expected: on Tuesday, BP announced that its profit for the first quarter rose to $1.5 billion, about 20 percent above analysts' expectations and almost three times its earnings in the same period last [ad_2] News source: http://maritime-executive.com Go...

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