www.tradewindsnews.com http://www.tradewindsnews.com/ www.tradewindsnews.com Hoegh hatches MLP IPO http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341916/Hoegh-hatches-MLP-IPO Hoegh LNG Partners of Norway is moving forward with an initial public offering (IPO) in the US. aaron.kelley@tradewindsnews.com (Aaron Kelley) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341916/Hoegh-hatches-MLP-IPO Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:46:18 +0000 finance Samho Crown canned http://www.tradewindsnews.com/shipsales/341915/Samho-Crown-canned Pakistan has emerged as the final destination of a VLCC that has been sitting idle off Dubai for nearly four years. aaron.kelley@tradewindsnews.com (Aaron Kelley) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/shipsales/341915/Samho-Crown-canned Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:23:14 +0000 shipsales Scorpio OKs buyback programme http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/341910/Scorpio-OKs-buyback-programme Scorpio Tankers’ board approved a new share buyback plan as the company deploys more of its financial muscle to put cash in the hands of shareholders. eric.martin@tradewindsnews.com (Eric Martin) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/341910/Scorpio-OKs-buyback-programme Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:41:31 +0000 tankers Scorpio holds Alligator http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/341902/Scorpio-holds-Alligator Scorpio Tankers took advantage of an extension option on a long-range-two (LR2) products tanker as part of a string of deals to hold onto chartered-in ships. eric.martin@tradewindsnews.com (Eric Martin) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/341902/Scorpio-holds-Alligator Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:56:48 +0000 tankers Tigger four released http://www.tradewindsnews.com/gas/341897/Tigger-four-released A bunker barge crew hospitalised after a gas leak on an Exmar vessel have been released. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/gas/341897/Tigger-four-released Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:25:36 +0000 gas GSL slides in the second http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/341898/GSL-slides-in-the-second Global Ship Lease (GSL) of the UK turned in a second-quarter loss Monday but the deficit hasn’t derailed its campaign to pursue expansion. aaron.kelley@tradewindsnews.com (Aaron Kelley) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/341898/GSL-slides-in-the-second Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:22:30 +0000 liner Hai ho scrapped http://www.tradewindsnews.com/shipsales/341890/Hai-ho-scrapped andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/shipsales/341890/Hai-ho-scrapped Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:50:36 +0000 shipsales DCIX nets $92m http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/341892/DCIX-nets-92m Diana Containerships has collected $92m from a private placement which has seen Diana Shipping and chief executive Simeon Palios inject cash into the company. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/341892/DCIX-nets-92m Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:47:19 +0000 liner VDR: Fundamental change http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341889/VDR-Fundamental-change Michael Behrendt says unexpectedly long crisis changing face of industry. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341889/VDR-Fundamental-change Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:10:08 +0000 finance Scorpio on script http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/341891/Scorpio-on-script New York-listed tanker owner sees second quarter loss match forecasts. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/341891/Scorpio-on-script Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:09:16 +0000 tankers Olympic dream http://www.tradewindsnews.com/andalso/341883/Olympic-dream Hanjin Shipping chief executive Cho Yang-ho has struck gold after being appointed to lead the organization of the 2018 Winter Olympics in his homeland. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/andalso/341883/Olympic-dream Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:16:29 +0000 andalso Delta in Jones Act debut http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/341884/Delta-in-Jones-Act-debut Delta Air Lines has reportedly made its debut in the Jones Act tanker trade fixing a US-flagged vessel. dale.wainwright@tradewindsnews.com (Dale Wainwright) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/341884/Delta-in-Jones-Act-debut Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:33:32 +0000 tankers Jefferies boosts DHT http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341852/Jefferies-boosts-DHT Jefferies has upgraded shares in growing tanker owner DHT Holdings amid a brighter view for the crude sector and a belief the company's stock is undervalued. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341852/Jefferies-boosts-DHT Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:38:51 +0000 finance Brokers complete merger http://www.tradewindsnews.com/shipsales/341875/Brokers-complete-merger Braemar Shipping Services and ACM Shipping have formally completed a merger to create a London listed company with a market capitalisation of around £175m ($235m). andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/shipsales/341875/Brokers-complete-merger Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:12:17 +0000 shipsales Gulf Nav back in black http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/341873/Gulf-Nav-back-in-black Gulf Navigation Holding has reported a second quarter net profit of AED 3.1m ($844,000) in figures released on Sunday. dale.wainwright@tradewindsnews.com (Dale Wainwright) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/341873/Gulf-Nav-back-in-black Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:30:00 +0000 tankers Mitsubishi in port play http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341858/Mitsubishi-in-port-play Japanese trading house Mitsubishi Corporation has entered the terminals business in Colombia by taking a stake in Santa Marta. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341858/Mitsubishi-in-port-play Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:00:05 +0000 finance Fednav bulker grounds http://www.tradewindsnews.com/casualties/341859/Fednav-bulker-grounds A Fednav-owned handysize bulker has run aground near the US city of Detroit, the US Coast Guard (USCG) has confirmed. dale.wainwright@tradewindsnews.com (Dale Wainwright) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/casualties/341859/Fednav-bulker-grounds Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:43:52 +0000 casualties Teekay LNG stacks shelf http://www.tradewindsnews.com/gas/341853/Teekay-LNG-stacks-shelf Teekay LNG Partners has set the scene for up to $500m in shares sales with a shelf registration. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/gas/341853/Teekay-LNG-stacks-shelf Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:31:58 +0000 gas HPH Trust down in Q2 http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/341846/HPH-Trust-down-in-Q2 Hutchison Port Holdings Trust (HPH Trust) has seen a 12.4% drop in second quarter net profit as it was impacted by higher costs. dale.wainwright@tradewindsnews.com (Dale Wainwright) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/341846/HPH-Trust-down-in-Q2 Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:22:50 +0000 liner Castillero reflags http://www.tradewindsnews.com/andalso/341839/Castillero-reflags Alfonso Castillero, who resigned as Director-General of the Panama Registry last week, has confimed that he is joining the Liberian Registry as Vice-President jonathan.boonzaier@tradewinds.no (Jonathan Boonzaier) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/andalso/341839/Castillero-reflags Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:42:14 +0000 andalso Man overboard http://www.tradewindsnews.com/casualties/341837/Man-overboard An Indian motorman is missing from the Wallem-managed, 105,000-dwt products tanker Sigma Integrity (built 2009). jonathan.boonzaier@tradewinds.no (Jonathan Boonzaier) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/casualties/341837/Man-overboard Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:37:45 +0000 casualties Breakers take Concordia http://www.tradewindsnews.com/casualties/341834/Breakers-take-Concordia Title to the hulk of the salvaged Italian cruiseship Costa Concordia was transferred yesterday from Costa Crociere to the Saipem/San Giorgio del Porto consortium that will scrap the ship jonathan.boonzaier@tradewinds.no (Jonathan Boonzaier) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/casualties/341834/Breakers-take-Concordia Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:04:48 +0000 casualties Boustead buys into cruise http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/341832/Boustead-buys-into-cruise Boustead Holdings of Malaysia has purchased the Port Klang Cruise Terminal from receivers of failed maritime security company Glenn Defense Marine. jonathan.boonzaier@tradewinds.no (Jonathan Boonzaier) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/341832/Boustead-buys-into-cruise Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:53:15 +0000 offshore Exmar suffers gas leak http://www.tradewindsnews.com/casualties/341827/Exmar-suffers-gas-leak An Exmar LPG tanker was caught up in a gas leak at the US port of Houston late on Friday night. dale.wainwright@tradewindsnews.com (Dale Wainwright) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/casualties/341827/Exmar-suffers-gas-leak Sun, 27 Jul 2014 05:31:45 +0000 casualties Panama flag chief resigns http://www.tradewindsnews.com/andalso/341824/Panama-flag-chief-resigns The head of Panama’s shipping flag has stepped down and will take a job at one of its major rivals, a source with knowledge of the situation said. eric.martin@tradewindsnews.com (Eric Martin) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/andalso/341824/Panama-flag-chief-resigns Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:17:28 +0000 andalso CCNI to see gain http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/341821/CCNI-to-see-gain Compania Chilena de Navegacion Interoceanica (CCNI) says it will add $85m to its financial result through the sale of its liner business to Germany’s Hamburg Sud. eric.martin@tradewindsnews.com (Eric Martin) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/341821/CCNI-to-see-gain Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:44:04 +0000 liner Tanker Axios extended http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/341811/Tanker-Axios-extended Capital Product Partners has signed a deal to extend the charter of a chemical and products tanker to sponsor Capital Maritime & Trading. eric.martin@tradewindsnews.com (Eric Martin) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/341811/Tanker-Axios-extended Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:07:32 +0000 tankers Orion monopoly to end http://www.tradewindsnews.com/andalso/341810/Orion-monopoly-to-end Panama’s new government has suspended the flag-state’s officer licensing assessment programme, wresting it from a private company holding a controversial monopoly. eric.martin@tradewindsnews.com (Eric Martin) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/andalso/341810/Orion-monopoly-to-end Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:24:25 +0000 andalso Sinokor, not scrap http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/341790/Sinokor-not-scrap John Fredriksen may be unwilling to take VLCCs through a third special survey but others are prepared to take on the tankers. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/341790/Sinokor-not-scrap Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:15:49 +0000 tankers Success for ER Schiffahrt http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/341800/Success-for-ER-Schiffahrt Shipmanager ER Schiffahrt has won a crucial court victory in a $50m dispute linked to the sale of 14 container ships with issuing house MPC Capital. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/341800/Success-for-ER-Schiffahrt Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:50:04 +0000 liner Hamburg Sud strikes http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/341792/Hamburg-Sud-strikes Hamburg Sud is set to follow in the footsteps of Hapag-Lloyd and complete the takeover of a Chilean line. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/341792/Hamburg-Sud-strikes Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:41:51 +0000 liner CMA CGM’s Douala downer http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/341796/CMA-CGM’s-Douala-downer CMA CGM says its lines calling in Cameroon are experiencing skyrocketing operating costs as a result of congestion at the port of Douala. eric.martin@tradewindsnews.com (Eric Martin) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/341796/CMA-CGM’s-Douala-downer Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:37:21 +0000 liner Capital comes up short http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341789/Capital-comes-up-short Capital Product Partners has disappointed the market with a smaller than expected second quarter profit. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341789/Capital-comes-up-short Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:31:39 +0000 finance Dorian in China coup http://www.tradewindsnews.com/gas/341786/Dorian-in-China-coup Dorian LPG has opened the door to the Chinese gas market after striking a deal with HNA Logistics Group. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/gas/341786/Dorian-in-China-coup Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:50:42 +0000 gas Kazakhs plan yard http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/341785/Kazakhs-plan-yard Kazakhstan is planning a new shipyard to build offshore vessels. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/341785/Kazakhs-plan-yard Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:00:33 +0000 offshore Mercator further into red http://www.tradewindsnews.com/drycargo/341783/Mercator-further-into-red Singapore-listed bulker owner Mercator Shipping Lines has posted a bigger first quarter loss as costs jumped. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/drycargo/341783/Mercator-further-into-red Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:42:16 +0000 drycargo Yemen pumps again http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/341780/Yemen-pumps-again Yemen has started pumping crude oil through its main export pipeline again after clashes between soldiers and tribesmen killed seven. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/341780/Yemen-pumps-again Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:33:54 +0000 tankers NRSL on block again http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341778/NRSL-on-block-again Russia is trying again with a tender to sell its holding in Northern River Shipping Lines (NRSL). gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341778/NRSL-on-block-again Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:56:26 +0000 finance Precious turns red http://www.tradewindsnews.com/drycargo/341777/Precious-turns-red Precious Shipping slipped to a narrow loss in the second quarter during a difficult stretch for the dry cargo market. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/drycargo/341777/Precious-turns-red Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:53:52 +0000 drycargo Near miss for Maersk http://www.tradewindsnews.com/casualties/341776/Near-miss-for-Maersk A Maersk boxship needed a tow after a near miss with a sandbank off New Zealand. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/casualties/341776/Near-miss-for-Maersk Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:26:46 +0000 casualties Ship sinks off China http://www.tradewindsnews.com/casualties/341774/Ship-sinks-off-China A general cargoship has capsized and partially sunk off China, but all crew were rescued. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/casualties/341774/Ship-sinks-off-China Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:45:36 +0000 casualties Siem slips in first half http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341767/Siem-slips-in-first-half Political and operational issues proved a drag on first half profit at reefer owner Siem Shipping. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341767/Siem-slips-in-first-half Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:41:43 +0000 finance Not done yet http://www.tradewindsnews.com/shipsales/341769/Not-done-yet Meyer Werft has not yet sealed the takeover of STX's Turku yard in Finland, despite claims in Korea. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/shipsales/341769/Not-done-yet Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:14:40 +0000 shipsales MMA's strike threat http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/341770/MMAs-strike-threat Mermaid Marine Australia (MMA) is facing strike action from staff as it seeks a new pay deal. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/341770/MMAs-strike-threat Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:01:33 +0000 offshore More work, more money http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/341771/More-work-more-money OOCL has secured stronger revenue in the second quarter on the back of higher volumes. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/341771/More-work-more-money Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:00:56 +0000 liner Samsung strong in second http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341768/Samsung-strong-in-second Samsung Heavy Industries has posted strong second quarter figures that flew past analysts’ estimates. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341768/Samsung-strong-in-second Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:28:14 +0000 finance Shipping tantrums http://www.tradewindsnews.com/andalso/341701/Shipping-tantrums We take a look at what was said in the market over the past week. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/andalso/341701/Shipping-tantrums Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:21:57 +0000 andalso Van Oord's Brazil boost http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/341766/Van-Oords-Brazil-boost Dutch dredging group Van Oord has won a EUR 100m-plus ($134.66m) contract to work on a new shipyard, as well as port upgrades. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/341766/Van-Oords-Brazil-boost Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:18:45 +0000 offshore Wenchong wins heavy-lift http://www.tradewindsnews.com/shipsales/341765/Wenchong-wins-heavy-lift CSSC Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding has announced a new order for a heavy-lift vessel. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/shipsales/341765/Wenchong-wins-heavy-lift Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:27:55 +0000 shipsales Double for Sanfu http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/341764/Double-for-Sanfu China's Taizhou Sanfu has won its first chemical tanker order in eight years. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/341764/Double-for-Sanfu Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:06:43 +0000 tankers Growth boosts Logindo http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/341761/Growth-boosts-Logindo Logindo Samudramakmur has booked a 70% growth in second quarter net profit aided by higher revenue from its expanding fleet. dale.wainwright@tradewindsnews.com (Dale Wainwright) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/341761/Growth-boosts-Logindo Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:33:42 +0000 offshore Otto taps bond investors http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341751/Otto-taps-bond-investors Otto Marine is looking to tap the bond market for up to SGD 70m ($56m) in fresh funds, the company has confirmed. dale.wainwright@tradewindsnews.com (Dale Wainwright) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341751/Otto-taps-bond-investors Fri, 25 Jul 2014 03:05:24 +0000 finance Aussies find Zodiac guilty http://www.tradewindsnews.com/casualties/341749/Aussies-find-Zodiac-guilty Zodiac Maritime Agencies has been fined over a pollution incident involving one of its vehicle carriers in Australian waters in 2012. dale.wainwright@tradewindsnews.com (Dale Wainwright) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/casualties/341749/Aussies-find-Zodiac-guilty Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:30:53 +0000 casualties Capital Product takes five http://www.tradewindsnews.com/shipsales/341746/Capital-Product-takes-five Capital Product Partners struck a deal to buy five newbuildings from its sponsor, Evangelos Marinakis’ Capital Maritime & Trading, for nearly $312m. eric.martin@tradewindsnews.com (Eric Martin) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/shipsales/341746/Capital-Product-takes-five Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:40:31 +0000 shipsales Double-Double’s three prongs http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341742/Double-Double’s-three-prongs Royal Caribbean Cruises’ chief executive laid the path to the cruiseship giant’s new “Double-Double” programme to aggressively boost earnings. eric.martin@tradewindsnews.com (Eric Martin) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341742/Double-Double’s-three-prongs Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:22:07 +0000 finance Vale sees production surge http://www.tradewindsnews.com/drycargo/341727/Vale-sees-production-surge Vale, whose output fuels the Brazil-to-China capesize trade, posted the best second-quarter iron ore production totals in its history. eric.martin@tradewindsnews.com (Eric Martin) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/drycargo/341727/Vale-sees-production-surge Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:03:30 +0000 drycargo Diamond drillship fixed http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/341720/Diamond-drillship-fixed Murphy Oil has struck a $200m contract to take a Diamond Offshore Drilling newbuilding drillship for 265 days. eric.martin@tradewindsnews.com (Eric Martin) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/341720/Diamond-drillship-fixed Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:13:11 +0000 offshore Stemcor and Thomas settle http://www.tradewindsnews.com/drycargo/341696/Stemcor-and-Thomas-settle Dispute over severance pay revealed in this week’s paper has been resolved. http://www.tradewindsnews.com/drycargo/341696/Stemcor-and-Thomas-settle Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:46:47 +0000 drycargo Getting closer http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341693/Getting-closer Ireland-based Ardmore Shipping has nearly completed the full financing of its fleet. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341693/Getting-closer Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:21:34 +0000 finance Ardmore adds $53m http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341695/Ardmore-adds-53m New York-listed Ardmore Shipping has borrowed another $53m to pay for three newly acquired tankers. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341695/Ardmore-adds-53m Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:19:27 +0000 finance SFI sells VLCC trio http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/341691/SFI-sells-VLCC-trio John Fredriksen-linked Ship Finance International (SFI) has sold three veteran VLCCs due to the cost of their upcoming 15-year special surveys. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/341691/SFI-sells-VLCC-trio Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:14:03 +0000 tankers Keppel keeps on http://www.tradewindsnews.com/shipsales/341599/Keppel-keeps-on Singapore’s Keppel Corp has pushed up second quarter profit as revenue improved. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/shipsales/341599/Keppel-keeps-on Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:30:57 +0000 shipsales BWO in full control http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/341600/BWO-in-full-control Oslo-listed FPSO specialist takes full ownership of a unit operating off Gabon. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/341600/BWO-in-full-control Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:19:38 +0000 offshore Wartsila selling out http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341595/Wartsila-selling-out Finland’s Wartsila is disposing of its holding in a Chinese two-stroke engine manufacturer. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341595/Wartsila-selling-out Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:56:27 +0000 finance Small tankers in sights http://www.tradewindsnews.com/piracy/341594/Small-tankers-in-sights A spate of attacks on small tankers off Southeast Asia has been highlighted as a worrying trend by the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) amid a downturn in global pirate activity. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/piracy/341594/Small-tankers-in-sights Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:55:58 +0000 piracy Trawler sinks in clash http://www.tradewindsnews.com/casualties/341588/Trawler-sinks-in-clash Three crew have been rescued following a collision that sank a Japanese fishing vessel. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/casualties/341588/Trawler-sinks-in-clash Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:32:49 +0000 casualties Farstad flotilla fixed http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/341586/Farstad-flotilla-fixed Farstad Shipping has unveiled a string of contracts for its anchor-handlers and platform supply vessels running to over $280m. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/341586/Farstad-flotilla-fixed Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:25:37 +0000 offshore Typhoon grounds tanker http://www.tradewindsnews.com/casualties/341585/Typhoon-grounds-tanker Four crew were taken off a tanker by helicopter after it grounded in a storm off Taiwan. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/casualties/341585/Typhoon-grounds-tanker Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:29:12 +0000 casualties LNG quartet raises $787m http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341584/LNG-quartet-raises-787m Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) and the Export-Import Bank of China (China Exim) have teamed up to lead a $787m financing deal for four new LNG carriers in China. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341584/LNG-quartet-raises-787m Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:59:41 +0000 finance ICTSI takes $350m http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341583/ICTSI-takes-350m Philippines port operator ICTSI has fixed a new five-year loan worth $350m. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341583/ICTSI-takes-350m Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:32:36 +0000 finance DP World posts growth http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/341582/DP-World-posts-growth Dubai’s DP World handled 29.4m teu in the first half of 2014, up 9.3% year-year. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/341582/DP-World-posts-growth Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:16:12 +0000 liner Amakusa set for repairs http://www.tradewindsnews.com/casualties/article341579.ece5 A Japanese bulker which went aground off Canada last week is due to undergo repairs near to where the casualty took place. dale.wainwright@tradewindsnews.com (Dale Wainwright) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/casualties/article341579.ece5 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:21:05 +0000 casualties Ezion sells Oz ops http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/341575/Ezion-sells-Oz-ops Ezion Holdings is to sell its marine base and Australian vessel businesses to AusGroup for SGD 55m ($44m) in cash and shares. dale.wainwright@tradewindsnews.com (Dale Wainwright) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/341575/Ezion-sells-Oz-ops Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:35:04 +0000 offshore Harvey orders MPFSV http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/341566/Harvey-orders-MPFSV Harvey Gulf International Marine has ordered a hybrid multi-purpose field support vessel (MPFSV) newbuilding. dale.wainwright@tradewindsnews.com (Dale Wainwright) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/341566/Harvey-orders-MPFSV Thu, 24 Jul 2014 02:44:50 +0000 offshore Costamare beats bets http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341555/Costamare-beats-bets Costamare reported a drop in second-quarter earnings that was less severe than analysts expected. eric.martin@tradewindsnews.com (Eric Martin) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341555/Costamare-beats-bets Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:43:29 +0000 finance Concordia’s final voyage http://www.tradewindsnews.com/casualties/341548/Concordia’s-final-voyage The wreck of the Costa Concordia has begun its last voyage, as salvors tow the cruiseship to Genoa for shipbreaking. eric.martin@tradewindsnews.com (Eric Martin) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/casualties/341548/Concordia’s-final-voyage Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:43:15 +0000 casualties Euronav shrinks loss http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341536/Euronav-shrinks-loss Euronav trimmed its losses in the second quarter as it revealed a rising rate spot environment for VLCCs and suezmaxes. eric.martin@tradewindsnews.com (Eric Martin) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341536/Euronav-shrinks-loss Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:33:20 +0000 finance MSC sued http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/341522/MSC-sued Two Californian companies have sued Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) over a shipment of allegedly rotten fruit. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/341522/MSC-sued Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:05:49 +0000 liner GulfMark estimates dip http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/341523/GulfMark-estimates-dip Iberia Capital Partners has slashed its earnings forecasts for GulfMark Offshore as an analyst expressed concerns about the future of the North Sea market. eric.martin@tradewindsnews.com (Eric Martin) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/341523/GulfMark-estimates-dip Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:50:41 +0000 offshore Nigeria eyes tanker move http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/341515/Nigeria-eyes-tanker-move Nigeria is inviting domestic owners to form a new national tanker company for crude exports. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/341515/Nigeria-eyes-tanker-move Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:35:27 +0000 tankers Nakilat JV nets $110m deals http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341518/Nakilat-JV-nets-110m-deals Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine has secured contracts worth $110m, it announced today. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341518/Nakilat-JV-nets-110m-deals Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:43:33 +0000 finance Samudera bounces back http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/341516/Samudera-bounces-back Singapore-listed owner Samudera Shipping Line has said it will sell more ships after it returned to profit in the second quarter. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/341516/Samudera-bounces-back Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:05:33 +0000 liner Broker merger approved http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341514/Broker-merger-approved The merger of London brokers Braemar Shipping Services and ACM Shipping has been sanctioned by the UK high court of justice. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/341514/Broker-merger-approved Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:46:04 +0000 finance Israel calls pulled http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/341513/Israel-calls-pulled Two more cruise lines have halted calls in Israel as violence in Gaza continues. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/341513/Israel-calls-pulled Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:22:21 +0000 liner