Recycling of box ship slows

 

 

 

The number of container ships being headed for demolition has almost halved year on year as charter rates, especially for Panamaxes, have improved substantially.

IHS Maritime's Sea-web.com data shows that year to date, 39 container ships have been recycled, almost half of the 77 container ships that were recycled during the same period in 2014.

Keyur Dave, finance chief at Singapore-based cash buyer Wirana Shipping Corporation, told IHS Maritime that he does not expect a deluge of container ships to be offered for demolition in 2015.

"Charter rates for container ships have gone up a lot and due to this, owners are not so keen to sell vessels for scrap," said Dave.

Charter rates for Panamax container ships have improved from less

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Barcelona exige una fianza de 300.000 euros a Iscomar para poder operar desde su puerto

 

 

 

 

 

Barcelona exige una fianza de 300.000 euros a Iscomar para poder operar desde su puerto

 

Los buques de la naviera menorquina Iscomar tienen prohibida su entrada al Puerto de Barcelona. Ni dejar pasajeros de su línea de ferry procedente de Palma

 

                                          
 
 
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Los buques de la naviera menorquina Iscomar tienen prohibida su entrada al Puerto de Barcelona. Ni dejar pasajeros de su línea de ferry procedente de Palma de Mallorca ni descargar su mercancía hasta que no abone 300.000 euros en concepto de fianza y de tasas portuarias. La naviera Iscomar, filial del grupo menorquín Contenemar, presentó el pasado 3 de agosto un concurso voluntario de

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Anthem of the Seas

 

 

 

 

 

Anthem of the Seas: inside the world's most high-tech cruise ship

 

Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas, the world's third-largest cruise ship and said to be the most technologically advanced, was officially named yesterday. If only that robot barman could keep up...

 

The Bionic Bar on the Anthem of the Seas - not worth waiting 20 minutes for Photo: RCI
 
 
 
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El barco ganadero ha vuelto al Puerto de La Luz y de Las Palmas con una nueva partida de cabezas con destino a Egipto, lo que ha provocado que se extienda por la ciudad un intenso olor a establo que ya ha provocado la extrañeza de los vecinos y el malestar de muchos empresarios del sector de hostelería.

El barco, procedente de Montevideo (Uruguay), está abasteciéndose de agua y combustible en la misma bahía capitalina para acelerar los trabajos. El barco continuará rumbo a Egipto a las 15:00 horas.