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Jul 04, 2020

Hyundai Glovis bags major car shipping deal with Volkswagen

South Korean Hyundai Glovis has signed a five-year contract with Europe’s largest automaker Volkswagen Group for the sea transport of the entire volume of finished cars exported…

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Jul 04, 2020

Canada to buy interim replacement ship for Madeleine ferry

The Government of Canada has issued an advance contract award notice (ACAN), signalling its intention to purchase the motor vessel Villa de Teror as an interim measure to replace…

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Jul 03, 2020

Philippines opens ‘green lane’ for seafarers in Asia

Image Courtesy: Republic of the Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs The Philippines opened the first “green lane” for seafarers in Asia to allow the free movement of seafarers…

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Jul 03, 2020

Pacific Basin expects $198 million in asset impairments

Hong Kong-based dry bulk shipping company Pacific Basin revealed a one-off non-cash impairment charge of $198 million on the group’s Handysize core fleet. The impairment charge…

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Jul 03, 2020

GTT, Zvezda join forces to build Russian LNG carriers

French containment specialist GTT said Thursday it signed a deal with Russia’s Zvezda shipyard to partner up on the construction of LNG carriers. Image: Zvezda Shipbuilding…

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Jul 02, 2020

Construction starts on Terntank’s hybrid tankers

China Merchants Jinling shipyard started building on Tuesday two LNG and LBG-powered tankers for Sweden’s Terntank. Image: Terntank Terntank ordered the duo last year at…

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Jul 02, 2020

Hapag-Lloyd won’t need state aid to survive COVID-19 crisis

German container shipping major Hapag-Lloyd intends to navigate through the coronavirus crisis without seeking state aid. Afif containership. Image Courtesy: Hapag-Lloyd Unlike…

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Jul 02, 2020

Doeksen’s first LNG-powered ferry enters service

Dutch ferry operator Rederij Doeksen said its first liquefied natural gas-powered ferry, Willem Barentsz, will start its service on Friday. Willem Barentsz (Image: Rederij Doeksen)…

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Jul 02, 2020

Volkswagen’s first LNG-powered car carrier arrives in US

Volkswagen Group said Wednesday it welcomed its first LNG-fuelled car carrier in the US Port of Davisville, Rhode Island. Image: Volkswagen Group of America The Siem Confucius left…

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Jul 01, 2020

Schottel supplies rudder propellers for Port of Aarhus tugboat

Image courtesy: Schottel The German propulsion manufacturer Schottel has been awarded a contract to supply rudder propellers to a tug being built by Turkish Uzmar Shipyard for the…

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