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Lack of tonnage still plagues the ship recycling market

The ship recycling market started in 2022, where it left 2021, ie in a constant “hunger” for more tonnage. In its latest weekly report, shipping broker Clarkson Platou Hellas noted that “As we move into the new year, market activity has continued to grow slowly compared to last year. However, we understand that smaller units […]

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Strange, abandoned ‘ghost ship’ found floating miles offshore with no trace of a crew

A strange abandoned “ghost ship” was discovered floating abandoned off the shore in the middle of the night. The ship, approximately 80m in length, was discovered in the Gulf of Thailand on January 6. There were the words Jin Shui Yuan 2 written on it in Chinese letters, but its original origin is unknown. There […]

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Cruise ship builder MV Werften files for bankruptcy in Germany – Reports

German cruise ship builder MV Werften filed for bankruptcy on Monday, leaving the fate of the shipyard and its 2,000 employees uncertain, according to reports. The bankruptcy comes after negotiations between the German government and shipyard owner Genting Hong Kong failed to reach an agreement on financing the remainder of the construction of the Global […]

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Wellard to receive $ 17 million refund on cancellation of Croatian shipbuilding contract

Originally commissioned in 2015, the MV Ocean Kelpie was designed to be a medium-sized vessel capable of carrying 10,000 cattle or 40,000 sheep, or a combination of the two. Wellard, owner and charterer of an ASX-listed livestock trailer, is expected to receive an AU $ 17 million raise after successfully resolving the arbitration over the […]

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The first Australian grain ship to test the economic and ecological benchmarks of biofuels

The country’s first biofuel-powered grain ship is expected to leave port on Sunday, only the second time the renewable fuel alternative has been used in an Australian export ship. Edwine Oldendorff is transporting 30,000 tonnes of malting barley from Albany, Western Australia to Vietnam in a trial commissioned by the grain handling cooperative CBH. “We […]

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Drunk crew on Russian freighter arrested by Polish coastguard

Here’s what to remember: Despite the continued deterioration of relations between Moscow and Warsaw, authorities and company representatives involved in Ruslana’s detention say the incident is not political. As military and geopolitical tensions swirl between Moscow and Warsaw, Polish authorities have confirmed the detention of a Russian cargo ship in Gdańsk Bay in the Baltic […]

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India sends navy vessel to Comoros for technical assistance

Even as Wang met with Comorian President Azali Assoumani and ensured China’s assistance to the tiny archipelago to contain the Covid-19 pandemic, economic recovery and infrastructure development, the Indian Navy’s INS Kesari reached the port of Moroni. New Delhi said the Indian Navy ship reached the Comoros to help the East African nation’s coast guard […]

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The largest boxship in the world to operate on HSFO with Scrubber

The Ever Alot is the largest container ship in the world. Image Credit: CSSC The new favorite as the world’s largest container ship is expected to run on HSFO using a scrubber. New 24,000 TEU boxship Never much has just been launched, the China State Shipbuilding Company said in a statement posted on its website […]