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133,500-ton Carnival Horizon, completed its final sea trials in the Adriatic Sea and will then re-position to the US. Carnival Horizon is the newest ship in the fleet which will be able to accommodate more than 6,400 people on board.

Big number of officers, technicians and engineers on board thoroughly tested ship's sistems.
Tuesday, 07 November 2017 13:44

Scorpio Buys Four Bulkers

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Scorpio Bulkers has entered into two agreements to acquire one Kamsarmax and three Ultramax vessels. As informed, the ships will be bought for USD 90 million, and USD 77.1 million will be paid in cash.
 
All of the Ultramax ships were constructed at Chengxi Shipyard in China.
Friday, 03 November 2017 12:43

Pirates Attack Oil Tanker in Nigeria

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On November 1. tanker was attacked by armed pirates and managed to escape. The crew secured all access to the vessel and retreated into the citadel. Shortly after, a Naval vessel arrived at the scene causing the pirate group to retreat.
The attack happened ten days after crew members of a Panamax containership Demeter were kidnapped.

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and COSCO Shipping have confirmed ownership of YAMAL LNG carriers. LNG vessels are intended for the Yamal LNG Project, but there were not many details given. The total number of vessels will be increased to 17 in 2020.

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