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V.Ships, part of V.Group, has been awarded its first technical ship management contract in Shanghai’s Free Trade Zone with Minsheng Financial Leasing Co Ltd (MSFL). The vessels, four 64,000 DWT Ultramax bulk carriers, are under construction at the shipyard of China Shipping Industry Co., Ltd in Jiangsu and due to…
New technologies, shifts in the global economy and demographics, rapidly evolving consumer demands and environmental pressures are reshaping the market shipping serves.                                               Creating the future of shippingThe industry’s…
he operations at the Colombia Sociedad Puerto Industrial Aguadulce (SPIA) container terminal have been launched as the terminal handled its first container vessel, the 9,411 TEU MSC Sasha on November 27. In its first phase of development, the marine terminal will be able to handle an annual capacity of 550,000…
Estonian shipping company Tallink has invested over EUR 16 million (USD 17.7 million) into renewing the 1993-built passenger ferry Silja Europa, which is returning to Helsinki-Tallinn route on December 12, 2016. The works on the 202-meter long ferry will include an upgrade of the entire interior including 1,016 cabins, 5…
Miami-based cruise line operator Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and Meyer Turku shipyard signed a memorandum of agreement for two next generation cruise ship orders to be delivered in 2022 and 2024. The around 200,000 gross ton large cruise ships under the project name “Icon” will mark the beginning of a…
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