EU Mediterranean Crisis Summit Falls Short

Italian navy rescue asylum seekers

Commenting on the European Council’s decision on migrant rescue operation in the Mediterranean, the merchant ...

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Slight Dip in OOCL’s Total Volumes

Slight Dip in OOCL's Total Volumes

Hong Kong-based Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) recorded lower total volumes in the first quarter of 2015, ...

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Shippers Skeptical about Shipping Alliances’ Benefits

Shippers Skeptical about Shipping Alliances'Benefits

Emergence of major shipping alliances has not convinced major shippers of the benefits they promised to bring. ...

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Bocimar Sinks Deeper in Red

bocimar

Dry cargo shipping specialist of Belgian-based CMB, Bocimar, posted USD 41.2 million loss in the first quarter of ...

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ReCAAP: Piracy Activity in SOMS on the Rise

recaap

The number of incidents in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore (SOMS) during the 1st Quarter of 2015 has doubled ...

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Video: Sunken Russian Trawler Leaking Oil

Sunken Russian Trawler Leaking Oil

Three leaks have been detected during an inspection of the Russian trawler Oleg Naydenov that sank on April ...

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New Chairman Takes Helm at Norden

Klaus Nyborg

A new chairman has taken the helm of the Danish shipping company Dampskibsselskabet Norden A/S. Namely, at the ...

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MARAD Bankrolls LNG Conversion Projects

MARAD Backs LNG Conversion Projects

The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) has announced that USD 900,000 in federal funding is available to support ...

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EU to Triple Funding for Mediterranean Crisis

EU to Triple Funding for Mediterranean Crisis

Responding to the ongoing pressure from the maritime industry, the European Union has committed to triple the ...

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Navios Scoops 14 More Resales from HSH Nordbank

Navios Scoops 14 More Resales from HSH Nordbank

Navios Maritime Holdings, Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation and Navios Maritime Partners have through their ...

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L.A, Long Beach Host Talks on Supply Chain Improvements

Port of Long Beach

The impact of massive ships and major liner alliances on port operations and steps aimed at addressing that impact ...

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Hamburg Süd Hampered by Weak South American Markets

Hamburg Süd Hampered by Weak South American Markets

German container line Hamburg Süd described its 2.3 increase in cargo volumes in 2014 as ”modest,” ...

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Shipping Industry Calls EU to Expand Migrant Rescue Efforts

Shipping Industry Calls for Expanded Rescue Efforts in the Med

The German Shipowners’ Association (VDR) has called upon the federal government and the EU heads of state and ...

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North Carolina State Ports Dodge Congestion

North Carolina State Ports Dodge Congestion

The North Carolina State Ports Authority posted a 20 percent container volume increase in the third quarter of its ...

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Panic Buttons on Board Ships Can Help Curb Pirate Attacks

Panic Buttons on Board Ships Can Help Curb Pirate Attacks

Installation of panic buttons on board vessels transiting piracy-infested Malacca Strait and neighboring waters ...

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Time to Adapt to New Emission Caps Fast Running Out

Time to Adapt to New Emission Caps Fast Running Out

Lloyd’s Register has issued new emissions guidelines and updated technical information to help operators in ...

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MOL Orders Next-Generation Car Carrier Quartet

M.V. Courageous Ace

Japanese-shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. has signed a contract with compatriot shipyard Minaminippon ...

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ESC to Put Container Shipping Alliances Under Scrutiny

ESC to Put Container Shipping Alliances Under Scrutiny

The European Shippers’ Council has revealed plans to start a global review of the container liner shipping market ...

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Pasha Group's Acquisition of Horizon's Hawaii Business Ok'd

Pasha Group Gets Green Light to Acquire Horizon's Hawaii Business

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has cleared the Pasha Group’s acquisition of the Hawaii trade-lane business of ...

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India Okays Shipping Agreement with Jordan

Jawaharlal Nehru Port

India’s government has approved the signing of a shipping agreement with Jordan to strengthen the cooperation ...

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Toho Gas Books More American LNG

Toho Gas Books More American LNG

Japan’s gas supplier Toho Gas has signed a Heads of Agreement with a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation to ...

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World’s First Standard Container Contract Launched

World’s First Standard Container Contract Launched

The world’s first standardised contract terms and conditions for use in container shipping markets worldwide was ...

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Gulf of Guinea Poses Ongoing Threat of Seafarer Kidnap

Gulf of Guinea Poses Ongoing Threat of Seafarer Kidnap

The Gulf of Guinea proved to be one of the most dangerous piracy hotpots for mariners, according to maritime ...

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Maritime Trade in Yemen, Bab El Mandeb under Growing Pressure

Bab El Mandeb

Maritime trade is under growing impact of the actions of the Houthi rebels in Yemen and the Saudi coalition ...

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Medvedev to Bolster Russian Shipbuilding Industry

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has tasked the country’s ministers with developing a strategy to ...

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Reederei NSB Floats Out First Ever Widened Boxship

Reederei NSB Floats Out First Ever Widened Boxship

German container line Reederei NSB successfully floated out MSC Geneva, the first ever container ship to undergo a ...

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First Cargo from Petronas' FLNG Facility Due in Q1 2016

PFLNG SATU

The first cargo from the world’s first floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, owned by Malaysian oil ...

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