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Bimco: Container ship scrapping tripled this year

In the first five months of 2016, the scrapping of container vessels has tripled compared to last year. This is a positive step for the hard-pressed dry bulk freight market.

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Damage claims from bad bunker grow in number

Nobody seems to have a well-documented explanation for where the bad bunker currently plaguing the shipping sector really comes from. Meanwhile, each day brings a new case of damaged engines. A Norden ship is the latest to report issues with bad bunker.

Maersk Line is prepared for bad bunker

Maersk Line has procedures in place to avoid being impacted by the widespread issue of contaminated bunker which has plagued several shipping companies recently.

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