ILWU Ratifies New Contract Agreement

ILWU Ratifies New Contract Agreement

82% of unionized US west coast longshore workers have voted to ratify a tentative contract agreement reached in ...

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28 Workers Evacuated from Burning Oil Platform off Louisiana

28 Workers Evacuated from Burning Oil Platform off Louisiana

An oil production platform in Breton Sound Block 21, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, caught fire in the early hours ...

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Neste to Equip Chartered Tankers with Energy-Saving Systems

Neste Shipping to Equip Chartered Tankers with Energy-Saving Systems

Neste Shipping Oy, a subsidiary of Neste, Finland, has signed a benchmark agreement to lease energy management ...

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Bodies of Two Sand Barge Crewmen Found

Bodies of Two Sand Barge Crewmen Found

Bodies of two crewmen from a sand-carrier barge Oceanline SC208 which capsized and sank off Singapore on May 20 ...

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Maersk Karachi Ablaze at Bremerhaven Port

Maersk Karachi Ablaze at Bremerhaven Port

The 300-meter container ship Maersk Karachi suffered a second accident at the German port of ...

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ShellNo Activists Chain Themselves to Support Vessel

Activists protesting Shell's oil explorations in the Arctic

Activists protesting Shell’s oil explorations in the Arctic have climbed the anchor chain of one of the ...

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Mercator Lines on a Losing Streak

Mercator Lines on a Losing Streak

Dry bulk shipping firm Mercator Lines (Singapore) Ltd. has posted a loss for the third year in a row amid downturn ...

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AIDAbella First to Dock at New Hamburg Cruise Terminal

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The Port of Hamburg’s newly built Cruise Center Steinwerder welcomed its first cruise ship – the ...

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Goldenport Takes Over Bulker Duo from Sentinel

Goldenport Takes Over Bulker Duo from Sentinel

Goldenport Holdings Inc, Athens-based owner and operator of a fleet of dry bulk and container vessels, has taken ...

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Malta to Survey Seafarers on Board Its Ships

Transport Malta to Survey Seafarers on Board Malta Registered Ships

Transport Malta is set to carry out a survey in order to gather the number of seafarers serving on Malta registered ...

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Iranian Aid Ship Offloaded in Djibouti

Iranian Aid Ship Offloaded in Djibouti

The Iranian aid ship bound for war-stricken Yemen will not proceed to its original destination as its cargo was ...

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Cargo Ship Sinks off Gaolan Port

Cargo Ship Sinks off Gaolan Port

Zhuhai Maritime Bureau rescued nine crew members from a cargo ship that sank near the Gaolan port on May 21, ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (18-22 of May)

Readers’-Picks

Interview: Time for Carriers to Get Ahead of the Curve The 2015 has started off as a pretty challenging year for ...

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Bahri Orders Five VLCCs from Hyundai Samho

Bahri Orders Five VLCCs from Hyundai Samho1

The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) inked an agreement with Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI) ...

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VIDEO: Meet Auerbach’s Multipurpose Newbuilds

Meet Auerbach's Multiprupose Newbuilds

The following video introduces the multipurpose, MPP F-500, series of vessels owned by German shipping ...

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Grounded Bulker MV Miner Springs a Leak

Grounded Bulker MV Miner Springs a Leak

Around 800 litres of oil was collected after it leaked during the final stages of removing the wreck of the bulk ...

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Stolt-Nielsen and Sungas Sell Stake in Avance Gas

Stolt-Nielsen and Sungas Sell Stake in Avance Gas

Stolt-Nielsen Gas, a subsidiary Norway’s liquid bulk transporter Stolt-Nielsen Limited,  and Sungas Holdings ...

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South Korea Opens Bidding for Sewol Ferry Salvage

South Korea Opens Bidding for Sewol Ferry Salvage

The government of South Korea has today opened bidding to select a salvage company to raise the Sewol ferry which ...

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Indonesia Opens First Green Container Terminal

Indonesia Opens First Green Container Terminal

Indonesian state-owned terminal operator PT Pelabuhan Indonesia III (Pelindo III) inaugurated the Lamong Bay ...

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Update: Iranian Aid Ship Reaches Djibouti

Iranian Aid Ship Reaches Djibouti

The Iranian cargo ship carrying aid to Yemen Iran Shahed has arrived in Djibouti, the Associated Press reported ...

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Höegh LNG to Speed Up Investment in New FSRUs

Höegh LNG to Speed Up Investment in New FSRUs

Owner and operator of floating LNG terminals Höegh LNG plans to tap further into the rising market potential of the ...

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LPG Coaster Shipping to Remain Weak in 2015

LPG Coaster Shipping to Remain Weak in 2015

Oversupply of vessels in the LPG coaster shipping market continue pushing rates below pre-financial crisis levels, ...

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BW LPG: Q1 2015 Had Strongest Ever Charter Rates

BW LPG Reaps Fruit from Strongest Ever Charter Rates

BW LPG, the world’s top very large gas carrier (VLGC) owner and operator, recorded a rise in profit, ...

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No Sign of 14 Barge Crewmen Missing off Singapore

No Sign of 14 Sand-Barge Crewmen Missing off Singapore

There is still no trace of 14 people that have been missing since their sand-carrier barge capsized in Singapore ...

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Image of the Day: Razor-Sharp X-BOW

Razor-Sharp X-BOW

Well this is a sight we don’t have a chance of seeing too often. The image shows an offshore construction ...

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Nippon Foundation to Set Aside USD 100 Million for WMU

Nippon Foundation to Set Aside USD 100 Million for World Maritime University

Japan’s Nippon Foundation plans to set up a special endowment fund worth USD 100 million to support Swedish ...

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Lomar Takes Delivery of 64,000 DWT Bulker

Lomar Takes Delivery of 64,000 DWT Bulker

China-based COSCO (Zhoushan) Shipyard Co. has delivered a 64,000 DWT bulk carrier named Queen Cuki to its European ...

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