Taiwan: Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp Plans to Build ...

The chairman of Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. said Thursday that he planned to make a proposal to his Board of ...

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Greece: FreeSeas Sells Handymax Dry Bulk Carrier MV Free Lady

  On October 3, 2011, FreeSeas, a transporter of dry-bulk cargoes through the ownership and operation of a ...

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New Zealand: Ferry Aratere Remains in Port Due to ...

  Aratere ferry remained in port today as the Maritime New Zealand inspectors on board continued to monitor ...

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China: COSCO Negotiates with Shipowners to Reduce ...

  China COSCO Holdings Co Ltd , operator of the world’s largest bulk cargo fleet and a major global ...

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Northern Sea Route Cargo Transportation Rises

Northern Sea Route Cargo Transportation Rises

This year the cargo transportation of the Northern Sea Route (NSR), a shipping lane from the Atlantic Ocean to the ...

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Norway: GC Rieber Shipping Completes Contracts for All ...

Norway - GC Rieber Shipping Completes Contracts for All Vessels

After the end of the third quarter, contracts have been completed for all vessels in GC Rieber Shipping’s ...

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Deliveries of New Containerships Surpasses 1 Million ...

  According to maritime consultant Alphaliner, deliveries of new containerships have surpassed the 1 million ...

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China: Sanfu Shipyard Launches New Bulk Carrier for ...

China - Sanfu Shipyard Launches New Bulk Carrier for Steamship Co

On October 26, 4#16900DWT BC (Hull No: SF080104), being built for Polish Steamship Co., was successfully launched. ...

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New Zealand: Salvage Teams Prepare to Transfer Oil from ...

New Zealand - Salvage Teams Prepare to Transfer Oil from Rena's Submerged Tank

Salvage teams are taking advantage of good weather in Tauranga today and continuing to progress with preparation ...

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Sino-Global Signs MoU with South Africa’s ...

Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd., a leading non-state-owned provider of shipping agency services operating ...

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Bermuda: Frontline Plans to Sell Three More Tankers

Frontline Ltd., the oil tanker operator led by Norway-born billionaire John Fredriksen, said it’s looking to sell ...

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USA: Crowley Maritime to Christen its Largest and ...

USA - Crowley Maritime to Christen its Largest and Fastest Articulated Tug-barge

Crowley Maritime Corporation will christen its largest and fastest articulated tug-barge (ATB), the Legacy/750-1. ...

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Rents for Capesize Ships Fell

Rents for capesize ships that haul iron ore and coal fell for a fifth session as the number of the vessels ...

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New Zealand: Three Salvage Teams Back on Board Stricken Rena

New Zealand - Three Salvage Teams Back on Board Stricken Rena

Three salvage teams are back on board the stricken Rena, after bad weather forced them off the ship on Monday, ...

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UN Agencies Launch ‘The Blueprint for Ocean and ...

UN Agencies Launche 'The Blueprint for Ocean and Coastal Sustainability' in Paris, France

United Nations agencies in Paris ( 1 November 2011) launched a plan to improve the management of oceans and coastal ...

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Thailand: Aibel Completes FPSO Modules Project

Thailand - Aibel Completes FPSO Modules Project

Aibel, a leading service company that provides engineering, construction, upgrading and maintenance solutions to ...

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Greece: Danaos Corporation Receives Another Addition in ...

Danaos Corporation Receives Another Addition in Its Fleet

Danaos Corporation, a leading international owner of containerships, announced that on October 26, 2011, it took ...

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Norway: Dolphin Declares Option for Seismic Vessel ...

  Seismic company Dolphin Geophysical has declared the option of yn 533. The vessel, a high capacity 3D vessel ...

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Japan: NYK Takes Delivery of New Ore Carrier

Japan - NYK Takes Delivery of New Ore Carrier

On October 28, Wugang Innovation, a new 250,000 DWT class ore carrier built by Namura Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. was ...

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Greece: Kelvin Hughes’ Athens Seminar Tackles Piracy ...

Greece - Kelvin Hughes’ Athens Seminar Tackles Piracy Issues Head-on

Thursday 20 October 2011 saw world-leading navigational systems provider Kelvin Hughes present the first in its ...

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Greek-owned Chemical Tanker Hijacked in Gulf of Aden

Somali pirates have hijacked a Greek-owned chemical tanker in the Gulf of Aden with a crew of 22 people on board ...

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Mozambique’s First Lady Names New Car Carrier ...

Mozambique's First Lady Names Hoegh New Car Carrier

Mozambique’s First Lady names Höegh Maputo in a spectacular naming ceremony at the Maputo Car Terminal in ...

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UK: IMO Secretary-General Urges States to Bring 2010 ...

IMO Secretary-General Urges States to Bring 2010 HNS Protocol into Force

IMO Secretary-General Efthimios E. Mitropoulos urged States to take steps to bring the 2010 Protocol to the ...

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Denmark: IOPC Funds to Examine Definition of Ship

Denmark - IOPC Funds to Examine Definition of Ship

At the Assembly held on 24-28 October 2011, the IOPC decided to establish a working group under the chairmanship of ...

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USA: Eagle Bulk Shipping Takes Delivery of New Supramax ...

  Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. today announced that it has taken delivery of the Sandpiper, a 58,000 dwt ...

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USA: Vigor Shipyard Delivers MV Kennewick

The MV Kennewick, which is scheduled to begin service on the Port Townsend-Coupeville route in January, was ...

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New Zealand: Salvage Unit Closely Monitors Stricken ...

New Zealand - Salvage Unit Closely Monitors Stricken Vessel Rena

The stricken vessel Rena is being closely monitored overnight while oil spill response teams and salvors remain ...

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