Japanese government considers integrating 15 yards to form shipbuilding super group

Japan is currently exploring the possibilities to integrate 15 major shipyards in the country under a so-called All Japan Shipbuilding merger plan, following similar steps by neighbouring shipbuilding rival countries China and South Korea, local financial newswire Nikkei is reporting. The merger...

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Indian ports declare force majeure as coronavirus lockdown disrupts operations

Several major Indian ports, including those operated by Adani Ports, the country’s largest private port operator, have declared force majeure as the country started a three-week lockdown in an attempt to contain the spread of the coronavirus. India’s shipping ministry has issued a letter allowing...

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MOL’s Unix Line cops $1.65m fine in the US for concealing oily water discharges

Singapore-based Unix Line, the primary shipmanagement arm of MOL Chemical Tankers, was fined $1.65m and placed on four months probation after pleading guilty last month in the US to a violation of the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships. Unix Line admitted that its crewmembers onboard the 26,200...

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