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Highest Valued ship owning countries and Lee Blavatnik

The Sunday Times released their Rich List, profiling the top 1,000 wealthiest people in the UK.

Using VV$ we were able to show that the wealthiest  man in the UK, Lee Blavatnik – owner of Warner Records, has assets more than the Taiwan, Bermuda or Hong Kong fleet. 44 more words

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NSB’s widened ship adds 1,430 teu in size and $10m in value

German shipping line Reederei NSB’s world-first widening of a containership has already paid for itself, online pricing platform VesselsValue.com informs Splash.

(Read more at Splash247)

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Da Dan Xia sent to Cuba to unload undeclared ammunition

Tradewinds has reported that the Cosco owned Da Dan Xia, a 28,500 DWT MPP (Heavy Lift) was found with military equipment on board in early March. 202 more words

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King Jacob tried to save migrants north of Libya

Lloyd’s List have named the 1,102 TEU feedermax vessel which tried to save a boat full of migrants in the Mediterranean sea. Lloyd’s List are calling it the worst maritime casualty involving boat migrants in Mediterranean, by accounts of human casualties. 58 more words

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Disruptions around Yemen may add over 6,000 Nautical Miles to shipping routes

With increasing concern for vessels travelling through Bab el Mandeb, oil coming from the Middle East being delivered to Europe could be diverted away from the Suez canal. 140 more words

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