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OM Maritime makes headlines again, shelling out $54m for a 17-year-old 5,000 teu ship

Splash24/7 03 Aug 2021
The Singapore-based player has paid Lomar Shipping what Braemar ACM describes as an “aggressive price” of $54m ...
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SPH and Keppel: A brief history

Straits Times 02 Aug 2021
Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) was incorporated on Aug 4, 1984, as a holding company for the merger of several publishing companies to cut costs and reduce duplication of resources ... Keppel Corp started as a ship repair yard in 1968, corporatised from the dockyard department of the then Port of Singapore Authority.
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Fender Bender on Yangtze in China as Two Bulkers Collide

The Maritime Executive 02 Aug 2021
Norway-based shipping company 2020 Bulkers issued a brief statement confirming that one of its bulkers sustained some damage during a collision today, August 2, along China’s busy Yangtze River ... The RB Lisa built in 2016 and registered in the Marshall Islands is owned by London-based Reuben Brothers’ RB Shipping.
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Olympics: Quah siblings lament physical shortcomings as Tokyo inquest begins

Straits Times 01 Aug 2021
The University of California, Berkeley graduate will now return to the United States for two weeks before returning to Singapore. In the States, he will finish packing up and "start shipping stuff back" home, spending time with close ones and bid goodbye to a place he described as a "big part of (his) life".
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US Takes Ownership of Ship Suspected in N. Korea Oil Scheme

NBCBayArea 31 Jul 2021
A tanker ship allegedly used in an illegal scheme to smuggle oil to North Korea has a brand-new owner ... Prosecutors say the ship delivered petroleum products to North Korea through ship-to-ship transfers and direct shipments to the North Korean port of Nampo ... The ship's suspected owner and operator, Kwek Kee Seng, of Singapore, remains at large.
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US takes ownership of ship suspected in North Korea oil scheme

Indian Express 31 Jul 2021
A tanker ship allegedly used in an illegal scheme to smuggle oil to North Korea has a brand-new owner ... Prosecutors say the ship delivered petroleum products to North Korea through ship-to-ship transfers and direct shipments to the North Korean port of Nampo ... The ship’s suspected owner and operator, Kwek Kee Seng, of Singapore, remains at large.
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Singapore maritime decarbonistion centre established from 1 August

Seatrade Maritime News 30 Jul 2021
Singapore’s plans accelerate the move towards zero carbon shipping are moving into action with the establishing of the Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation (GCMD) from 1 August ... BHP, BW Group, Eastern Pacific Shipping, Foundation Det Norske Veritas, Ocean Network Express.
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MPA Announces Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation in Singapore

The Maritime Executive 30 Jul 2021
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) today announced the formation of the Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation (GCMD) in Singapore and its leadership team with effect from 1 August 2021 ... Mr Andreas Sohmen-Pao, Chairman of BW Group and the Singapore Maritime Foundation, will be appointed Chairman of GCMD’s Governing Board.
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Hong Kong: Passengers board ship ahead of city's first 'cruise to nowhere'

Ruptly 30 Jul 2021
Passengers queued to board a ship for Hong Kong's first 'cruise to nowhere,' in the city on Friday ... Similar 'cruises to nowhere' have been sailing from Taiwan and Singapore in a bid to keep alive their cruise ship industries which have taken a pounding amid the pandemic.
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Brunei reports 3 new imported COVID-19 cases, 336 in total

Sina 30 Jul 2021
According to Brunei's Ministry of Health, two of the new cases are among the 18 crew of a ship that left Singapore on July 4 and arrived in Brunei on July 9, which means that 15 out of 18 ship crews have been tested positive ...
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Staying on the front foot

Splash24/7 30 Jul 2021
Moreover, as witnessed throughout the years, the increase in vessel size has occurred at a pace that only a few ports can cope with regarding the necessary investments to accommodate these ships (see the cases of Maasvlakte 2 port development in Rotterdam and Singapore’s Tuas Mega Port) ... However, this comes at a cost for shipping companies.
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Marine and Marine Management Software Market by Component, Location, Application, Deployment Mode, End-user and Region ...

The Marshall News Messenger 30 Jul 2021
Opportunities for smaller marine vendors to introduce marine software for numerous shipping companies have also increased ... Companies operating in APAC continue to focus on improving shipping operations to drive market competitiveness and revenue growth. China, India, and Singapore ...
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Hong Kong joins the craze for cruising to nowhere

Business Day 29 Jul 2021
Genting Hong Kong, the operator of giant cruise ships, is piling into the trip-to-nowhere game in its home market, offering “seacations” to citizens who’ve been stuck in the city because of onerous Covid-related travel restrictions ... Given the size of the ship, it will still host more than 1,000 people per cruise, along with about 900 staff.
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DNV supports crew change programme in Southeast Asia

Splash24/7 28 Jul 2021
CrewSafe is the creation of the Singapore Shipping Tripartite Alliance Resilience (SG-STAR) Fund Task Force (SFTF), which was established by the Singapore Shipping Association (SSA), the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), Singapore Maritime Officer’s Union (SMOU) and ...

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