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  • Golden Ocean sells ships, leases ones back, and postpones deliveries
    April 27, 2015 1:41:00 PM

    Golden Ocean Group, the listed dry bulk shipping company in John Fredriksen’s business empire, has sold eight Capesize vessels and leased them back.
  • Wilson in refinancing deal
    April 27, 2015 1:25:00 PM

    Listed Norwegian shortsea bulk carrier operator Wilson has entered into a refinancing agreement worth EUR175 million (USD192 million) that includes EUR20 million to cover costs of new projects.
  • Carriers in last-ditch effort to restore rates
    April 27, 2015 12:18:00 PM

    Container lines have their backs against the wall as they rally behind sharp general rate increases (GRI) for the Far East and Europe trade later this week.
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Best Management Practices

For signed-up users please see Advice To Masters section of the website

In response to the developing situation in the Yemen, MSCHOA recommends that all mariners in the Gulf of Aden:

- Continue to follow BMP 4.

- Consider that evacuations are likely together with increased potential for refugee traffic, which may increase the likelihood of SOLAS events