Sustainability in the heavy lifting industry

Cost efficiency and sustainability, two topics that are frequently discussed in the offshore and maritime industry. There are many developments and innovations going on in this area.

ICTSI Agrees to Buy 34.8 Pct Share in Manila North Harbour

Manila-based International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) has reached an agreement to buy a 34.83% stake in ...

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Trump Clamps Down on North Korea's Shipping, Ports

The United States President Donald Trump has issued an executive order on imposing additional sanctions against ...

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Marine Biofuels Pilot Project to Be Launched in Singapore

With the support of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), BHP and GoodFuels signed a letter of intent ...

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Hapag-Lloyd Extends Liner Agency Deal with GAC Nigeria

German container shipping company Hapag-Lloyd has renewed a liner agency agreement with GAC Nigeria, following its ...

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Panama to Optimize Maritime Transport with New System

The Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) and the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) have joined forces to launch a new project ...

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DSME Reveals Price Tag for MSC’s Behemoths

South Korea’s shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) said in a regulatory filing on ...

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Spotted: ESL Shipping Names 2nd LNG-Fueled Bulker

Helsinki-based shipping company ESL Shipping, a member of the Aspo Group, has named Haaga, the second of the ...

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ECSA: EU-Canada Trade Deal to Open New Markets for Shipping

The EU-Canada trade agreement will cut customs duties and open new markets for shipping companies such as dredging, ...

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Bergen Group’s Merger with Bergen Offshore Cleared

The boards of Bergen Group ASA and Bergen Group Offshore AS have approved a merger plan between the two companies, ...

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Saga Cruises Returns to Meyer Werft for One More

 Saga Cruises has confirmed plans to extend its fleet with a second new cruise ship, the Spirit of Adventure, which ...

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P&O Cruises' Ship Suffers Power Failure

Aurora, a cruise ship owned by British/American company P&O Cruises, suffered a power outage while the vessel ...

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2 Greenpeace Activists Arrested after Boarding Car Carrier

Two Greenpeace activists who boarded yesterday K Line’s ship carrying about 500 Volkswagen diesel cars to the ...

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Vessel Harrier Still under Arrest in Norway

The 1989-built barge carrier Harrier is still under arrest in Norway after its owners failed to illegally set sail ...

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Cargo Ship Nihal Denied Entrance to Paris MoU Region

The 1994-built general cargo ship Nihal was detained in Birkenhead, UK on September 18 due to multiple detentions, ...

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Finnlines Getting Ready to Stretch Its Ships

Finnish operator of ro-ro and passenger services Finnlines will lengthen four of its “Breeze series” ...

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Hawaii Stevedores, HDOT to Keep Developing KCT

Honolulu-based Hawaii Stevedores and the Hawaii State Department of Transportation (HDOT) will continue the joint ...

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Greenpeace Activists Climb on K Line’s Car Carrier

Environmental protesters from Greenpeace have boarded K Line’s car carrier Elbe Highway, which is ...

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Songa Bulk Considering Tap Issue to Buy More Ships

Norway-based shipping company Songa Bulk ASA is contemplating a tap issue in order to use the net proceeds for the ...

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Chinese Banks- New Source of Capital for Shipping?

Chinese banks seem to be the emerging power when it comes to securing capital for the shipping industry. The market ...

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Breaking: MSC Confirms Order for 22,000 TEU Megaships

Swiss-based Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has opted for South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and ...

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Two Sailors Die after Evacuation from Bulker

Two seafarers died after they were evacuated from bulk carrier Agios Fanourios off the coast of Transkei, South ...

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Cascading of Larger Ships Hurting Asia-ECSA Rates

Cascading of larger ships into the Asia-East Coast of South America (ECSA) trade lane has seen spot rates drop from ...

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Scandlines Carried 3 Mn Passengers during Summer

Danish-German shipping company Scandlines revealed that its ferries transported almost one million vehicles and ...

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Two Arrested from Oil-Spill Cleanup Ship in Greece

The captain and 1st engineer of a vessel involved in oil-spill cleanup efforts in Greece have been arrested on fuel ...

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Report: ADNOC Eyes IPO for New Shipping Unit

State-owned oil firm Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) is reportedly looking to sell shares in a new shipping ...

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Spotted: 1st Module of AIDAnova Completed

A module of AIDA Cruises’ new ship, AIDAnova, was floated out at Meyer Werft’s shipyard Neptun Werft in ...

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Rotterdam Port to Optimise Its Services with New Standards

The establishment of international standards for nautical port information could witness the introduction of new ...

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