Metrostar Orders Aframax Tanker Duo from Daehan

Greek shipping company Metrostar Management Corporation has reached an agreement with South Korean Daehan ...

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Two More VLCCs from BW Group Join DHT Holdings

Crude oil tanker company DHT Holdings has taken delivery of two more very large crude carriers (VLCCs) from BW ...

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Hyundai Samho Receives VLCC Order, Attracts New Investment

Greek shipping company Neda Maritime has ordered a 319,000 dwt very large crude carrier (VLCC) from South Korean ...

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Norway Becomes 1st State to Ratify HNS Convention

Norway has become the first country to ratify a compensation treaty covering the transport of hazardous and noxious ...

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Navios Partners to Buy 14 Rickmers Boxships

Greek shipowner and operator Navios Maritime Partners has agreed to acquire the entire container fleet consisting ...

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RMT Protests against Poverty Pay on Streamline's Ship

The UK’s National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) was demonstrating in Aberdeen on April ...

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Key Challenges to Paying Seafarers during Captivity

In light of increased maritime piracy attacks, especially off the Horn of Africa, which often include hijacking of ...

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Concordia, Stena Weco Charter Two MR Tankers

Swedish tanker shipping company Concordia Maritime and Danish tanker owner and operator Stena Weco have signed a ...

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Diana Shipping Prices USD 70 Mn Offering

Greek dry bulk owner Diana Shipping has priced its underwritten public offering launched earlier this week as the ...

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Benetech Shipping to Buy HMM's MR2 Tanker Duo

Athens-based ship management company Benetech Shipping has reached an agreement to purchase two medium range (MR2) ...

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EIB, ABN Amro to Bolster Green Shipping in Europe

The European shipping industry is set to receive further support in the sustainable projects field as the European ...

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Unitized Trade Pushes Ireland’s Port Traffic up

Despite challenging trading environment experienced during 2016, the total port traffic in Ireland grew by 2% ...

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Silversea Christens Silver Muse

Monaco-based cruise line Silversea Cruises has held a christening ceremony for Silver Muse, the ninth ship in its ...

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Spotted: New EasyMax Christened by Wagenborg

Image Courtesy: Royal Wagenborg Dutch shipping company Royal Wagenborg held a christening ceremony for Egbert ...

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DHT: Deal with BW Not a Defensive Strategy

Marshall Islands-incorporated tanker owner and operator DHT Holdings said that its move to acquire very large crude ...

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Frontline's Attempt to Stop DHT's VLCC Acquisition Foiled

The Supreme Court of the State of New York has rejected Frontline’s attempt to stop DHT’s acquisition ...

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Megaships: Will They Live Up to the Promise?

There are 56 container ships of 18,000 + TEU on order slated for delivery from April, 2017 till June, 2020. The ...

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Scorpio Bulkers Adds Final Newbuilds, Cuts Loss

Monaco-based dry bulk shipping company Scorpio Bulkers has taken delivery of all of its newly constructed vessels ...

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Banks, Bondholders to Take 75 Pct Stake in Rickmers Group

Hamburg-based containership owner Rickmers Group, a subsidiary of Rickmers Holding AG, has reached an agreement ...

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Shipping Pools - Potential Traps for the Unwary

Pressured by difficult markets and periods of economic uncertainty, shipping companies often turn to pool ...

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Corvus Energy to Service Scandlines' Hybrid Fleet

German-Danish ferry operator Scandlines has inked a long-term contract with Canadian manufacturer of energy storage ...

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Spotted: BigRoll Barentsz Christened at BOW Terminal

In today’s spotted we bring you images from the naming ceremony of BigRoll Barentsz, which was held at ...

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Video: MSC Seaside Taking Shape in Italy

Video Courtesy: Inselvideo The video shows mega cruise ship MSC Seaside under construction at Fincantieri’s ...

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Algoma, Nova Partner Up on Short-Sea Dry-Bulk Shipping

Canadian Algoma Central Corporation and Switzerland-based Nova Marine Carriers have set up a new joint venture that ...

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DryShips Adding Three Kamsarmax Bulkers

Greece-based ship owner DryShips has entered into agreements with unaffiliated third parties to purchase ...

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VLCC, Suezmax Fleet Sees Less Ton Miles in Q1

The global very large crude carrier (VLCC) and Suezmax fleet completed 4.6% less ton miles during the first quarter ...

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