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Bergen Group’s Merger with Bergen Offshore Cleared

The boards of Bergen Group ASA and Bergen Group Offshore AS have approved a merger plan between the two companies, the Oslo-listed shipbuilder informed. The merger is said to be taking place as part of the group’s structure simplification, ...
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Saga Cruises Returns to Meyer Werft for One More

 Saga Cruises has confirmed plans to extend its fleet with a second new cruise ship, the Spirit of Adventure, which will be built by Germany’s Meyer Werft. The latest fleet addition is expected to be delivered in summer 2020, joining the S...
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P&O Cruises’ Ship Suffers Power Failure

Aurora, a cruise ship owned by British/American company P&O Cruises, suffered a power outage while the vessel was en route from Bermuda to the Azores on September 20, the cruise line’s spokesperson confirmed to World Maritime News. The caus...
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Update: Two Greenpeace Activists Arrested after Boarding Car Carrier

Two Greenpeace activists who boarded yesterday K Line’s ship carrying about 500 Volkswagen diesel cars to the UK have been arrested, Greenpeace UK informed.  Furthermore, two other activists spent the night on a gantry crane in S...
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Vessel Harrier Still under Arrest in Norway

The 1989-built barge carrier Harrier is still under arrest in Norway after its owners failed to illegally set sail for the scrapping yards in Gadani, Pakistan, in February. The Norwegian environmental authorities arrested the ship, previously na...
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Cargo Ship Nihal Denied Entrance to Paris MoU Region

The 1994-built general cargo ship Nihal was detained in Birkenhead, UK on September 18 due to multiple detentions, according to the Paris MoU organization. The ship flies the flag of Cook Islands, which is black on the current Paris MoU White, G...
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Finnlines Getting Ready to Stretch Its Ships

Finnish operator of ro-ro and passenger services Finnlines will lengthen four of its “Breeze series” vessels as part of the company’s Energy Efficiency and Emission Reduction Investment Programme. The lengthening operations would be...
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Hawaii Stevedores, HDOT to Keep Developing KCT

Honolulu-based Hawaii Stevedores and the Hawaii State Department of Transportation (HDOT) will continue the joint development of the Kapalama Container Terminal (KCT). The state has confirmed its commitment for Hawaii Stevedores to lease th...
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Saudi shipper Bahri sees VLCC market improving by Q4

Saudi Arabia's Bahri, the exclusive oil shipper of Saudi Aramco, expects supertanker rates to stabilize at slightly better levels going into the fourth ...Original link

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