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Disney Cruise Line

The Walt Disney Company, Disney Cruise Line has entered into a memorandum of agreement with the Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany to build two additional cruise ships. Each new ship will be approximately 135,000 gross tons – slightly larger than the newest Disney Cruise Line ships, the Disney...

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Record tonnage registered in Malta shipping register

Malta’s shipping register has registered an increase of almost 8.3 million gross tonnage representing a growth rate of 14.3 per cent over the previous year, Transport Malta said.   It said that at end of December, the registered gross tonnage was 66.2 million.   This was a record figure...

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NYK Line Charters Out Wood-Chip Carrier Newbuild

Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK Line) has concluded a long-term contract with compatriot Hokuetsu Kishu Paper Co for a new wood-chip carrier. The new wood-chip carrier will be built by Japanese shipbuilder Oshima Shipbuilding Co. and delivered in 2018, NYK said in a release.   Based...

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