World Maritime News

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  1. Readers’ Picks of the Week (August 14-18, 2017)
  2. Minerva
    One of the biggest conundrums in ship owners’ and ship designers’ offices today is which will be the fuel for ships of tomorrow. Recently, the IMO set the date for the use of lower sulphur fuels worldwide for 2020. Fuel prices have always been rather volatile, but the last few years seem like a rollercoaster […]
  3. TEN Finds Work for Two Suezmaxes
    Tanker operator Tsakos Energy Navigation (TEN) has chartered out two of its Suezmax vessels to an unnamed US oil concern.  As stipulated by the deal, two Suezmax vessels have been chartered for three years, bringing the relationship to six vessels. The charters are scheduled to commence in early September upon completion of the current employment of […]
  4. LA Port Investigating Security Breach after Man Plunges from Gantry Crane
    The Port of Los Angeles is looking into the circumstances that led to the security breach at its container terminal on August 16. Namely, a suspected car thief climbed on a loading gantry crane at the port after a police chase across the city, only to fall to his death from the crane several hours later, […]
  5. CMA CGM Hires Diana Containerships’ Panamax
    French shipping company CMA CGM has entered into an agreement to charter one of Athens-based Diana Containerships’ Panamax vessels. Under the contract, the 3,739 TEU container vessel Domingo would start working for the French conglomerate from September 15, 2017. The 2001-built Panamax was hired for a gross charter rate of USD 8,500 per day, minus a 3.5% commission […]