Spotted: Port of Rotterdam Welcomes Xin Guang Hua

In today’s spotted, we bring you an image of Xin Guang Hua, a semi-submersible heavy transport vessel owned ...

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New Zealand Certifies First Vessel under MLC

Cook Strait passenger ferry Straitsman has become the first New Zealand ship certified under the international ...

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OOCL Bolsters Intra-Europe Service Network

Hong Kong-based container carrier Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has added a new service to its Intra-Europe ...

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WinGD to Propel Sovcomflot's LNG-Fuelled Aframaxes

The Russian state-owned shipping company Sovcomflot has chosen Winterthur Gas & Diesel’s (WinGD) ...

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Leonhardt & Blumberg, Buss Shipping Merge Ship Mgmt Ops

German shipowners Leonhardt & Blumberg Reederei and Buss Shipping have decided to merge their ship management ...

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LR Awards AiP to Natural Gas Operating Fleet Concept

Finland’s technology group Wärtsilä and COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry Co (CHI) have joined forces in the ...

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Essar Shipping Handles 22 Pct More Cargo in 2017

Indian shipping corporation Essar Shipping Ltd (ESL) has reported a strong operational performance with a 22% ...

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MOL’s 20,000 TEU Behemoth Starts Plying the Oceans

MOL Triumph, the 20,170 TEU boxship owned by Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines has been brought into ...

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Somali Forces Free Indian Crew after Standoff with Pirates

The crew of the Indian cargo ship that was taken by Somali pirates on April 1st have been released after a standoff ...

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DryShips Secures Time Charter for Newcastlemax

Greece-based ship owner DryShips Inc. has entered into a one year time charter with a major grain house for one of ...

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Samudera Shipping to Shed Older Indonesian Tonnage

In an effort to improve its asset utilization, the Singapore-based Samudera Shipping Line said that it is planning ...

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Aframax Tanker Newbuilding Joins TEN

Greek tanker owner and operator Tsakos Energy Navigation (TEN) has taken delivery of its new Aframax tanker Sola ...

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Sewol Transferred to Land, Search for Remains to Start

The Sewol wreck has finally been moved into a dry dock at the South Korean Port of Mokpo, the country’s ...

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Rickmers Maritime Trust to Be Wound Up

Rickmers Trust Management, the trustee-manager of Rickmers Maritime, said its business would be wound up, as its ...

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Songa Bulk Expands Fleet with Capesize

Norwegian shipowner Songa Bulk AS has decided to increase its fleet as the company entered into an agreement to ...

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Alfa Laval to Maintain Finnlines' Scrubber Systems

Finnish ferry operator Finnlines, part of the Grimaldi Group, has placed a service order with Swedish provider of ...

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MPC Capital Starts Boxship Investment Firm with USD 100 Mn

International asset and investment manager MPC Capital AG has initiated an investment company with a focus on ...

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Navios to Select DuPont's EGCS for Its Ships

Navios ShipManagement Inc., a member of Navios Group, is looking to hire DuPont Clean Technologies as its preferred ...

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Update: Clipper Cleared to Buy Solvang Shares

Norwegian company AS Clipper received acceptances for the acquisition of 120 shares in compatriot Solvang ASA, ...

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Alphaliner: Container Carrier Giants End 2016 in Red

Despite the freight rate improvements that followed the collapse of Hanjin Shipping in late August, the average ...

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Gas Ray Shipping to Get Financing for LPG Carrier

Shipowner Gas Ray Shipping LLC has secured a USD 11.8 million loan facility from Cyprus’ Hellenic Bank to ...

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APL to Add Asia Fremantle Express Service

Singapore-based container shipping company APL, part of French CMA CGM, plans to launch the Asia Fremantle Express ...

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Globus Maritime Gets a Breather from Lenders

Greece-based dry bulk shipping company Globus Maritime Limited said that it has reached agreements with DVB Bank ...

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J. Lauritzen Fetches USD 80 Mn of Refinancing

Danish shipping company J. Lauritzen has secured a fresh boost from its core lenders and owner, Lauritzen Fonden, ...

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Polaris Orders Fleet Inspection after Stellar Daisy Sinking

Following the sinking of Stellar Daisy on March 31, South Korea’s Polaris Shipping has launched a special ...

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Klaipėdos Nafta Partners Up with Fluxys on LNG Projects

Lithuanian operator of oil and liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals AB Klaipėdos Nafta (KN) has signed a ...

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Wison Unveils Its LNG Distributor Design

Shanghai-based Wison Offshore & Marine (Wison) has developed a multi-functional carrier named ...

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