News And Events

  • Diana Addendum to Time Charter with Rio Tinto Thu, 08 Jun 2017 01:47:14

    Diana Shipping, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, has agreed to extend and increase the time charter rate of the present time charter contract with Singapore-based Rio Ti...

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  • BIMCO Sets Course for Digitalization Thu, 08 Jun 2017 01:46:47

    Anastasios Papagiannopoulos, CEO of Common Progress has been elected President of BIMCO has set three clear themes for his two-year presidential term. The first is to promote digit...

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  • UN Agencies Commit to Cutting Harmful Fishing Subsidies Thu, 08 Jun 2017 01:45:30

    As the international community focuses this week on preserving the health of global oceans and seas, the United Nations agencies on agriculture, environment and trade are committin...

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  • GloBallast Story Published at UN Ocean Conference Thu, 08 Jun 2017 01:44:59

    During the 20th century, tiny organisms carried in the ballast water of ships began to be recognized as alien invasive species. These aquatic species were hitching a ride across th...

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  • Government Nod to India-Cyprus Pact on Merchant Shipping Thu, 08 Jun 2017 01:44:01

    The Indian Cabinet of Ministers gave ex-post facto approval to the agreement signed in April between India and Cyprus on merchant shipping. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) is...

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  • Selektope Coatings for Stena RoPax Newbuilds Wed, 07 Jun 2017 20:24:20

    Stena RoRo, who has four newbuild RoPax ferries on order at the AVIC yard in Weihai, China, has signed a contract to coat the hulls with paint that incorporates the bio-repellent a...

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  • NASSCO Delivers Final Jones Act Tanker for APT Wed, 07 Jun 2017 18:42:48

    With the delivery of Palmetto State to American Petroleum Tankers (APT), San Diego shipbuilder General Dynamics NASSCO has now handed over the final ECO Class tanker constructed as...

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  • A Case for Maritime Cyber Security Capability Wed, 07 Jun 2017 15:51:56

    As I waited for my daughter’s decision regarding the peanuts she was contemplating, an Economist magazine headline grabbed my attention: Why Computers Will Never be Safe. We were...

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  • ABS Hosts Industry Leaders in Athens Wed, 07 Jun 2017 14:39:09

    ABS, a provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, held its annual Hellenic National Committee meeting in Athens, Greece in June. “As...

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  • PBES Launches Harpoon Product Line Wed, 07 Jun 2017 14:17:50

    Plan B Energy Storage (PBES), a providers of battery energy solutions for the marine market, announced the launch of its Harpoon battery product line. Harpoon Power 65 and Harpoon...

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