Shipping a Moving Target for Cyber Threats

Lars Lange, IUMI Secretary-General, speaks of numerous challenges related to cyber risk insurance

Saudi Flag Raised on Bahri’s Fifth VLCC Newbuild

Saudi Arabia’s Public Transport Authority (PTA) has raised the country’s flag on Shaden, a very large ...

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Paradise Papers: What They Really Mean for Shipping?

The release of the Paradise Papers, a global investigation that revealed the offshore activities of some of the ...

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Milaha Sets Up Sri Lanka-Bangladesh Feeder Service

Qatar-based maritime transport and logistics conglomerate Milaha is launching a direct feeder service between Sri ...

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ZIM Brining Blockchain Technology into Shipping

Israeli shipping company Zim Integrated Shipping Services (ZIM) has wrapped up the first pilot of paperless ...

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Tomini Shipping Orders Kamsarmax Trio

UAE-based Tomini Shipping, the shipping subsidiary of Tomini Group, has ordered three 82,000 dwt Kamsarmaxes from ...

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Bahri to Sell Part of Its Stake in Petredec

The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) is looking to sell a part of its 30.3% stake in Bermuda-based ...

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Astomos, Kuwait Petroleum to Study LPG Bunkering

Japan’s Astomos Energy Corporation and oil company Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) have agreed to further ...

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Tanker Earnings to Remain Low in 2018 amid Oversupply

The recovery of the tanker market forecast to start next year and give the much-needed boost to company earnings ...

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Hutchison Ports Wins Concession for Ahmed Bin Rashid Port

Hong Kong-based port operator Hutchison Ports has been awarded a concession to operate Ahmed Bin Rashid Port in Umm ...

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Houthis to Target Ships Off Yemen If Ports Don't Reopen?

The closure of Yemeni ports by the Saudi-led coalition is heating up tensions in the region as Houthi movement ...

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Naval Dome, LR to Develop Cyber Defence Standards for Ships

Israeli cyber security specialist Naval Dome and UK’s Lloyd’s Register (LR) have signed a Memorandum of ...

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Poor Stevedoring Practices Led to Fatal Bulker Accident

Poor stevedoring practices probably contributed to an accident, which took the life of one seafarer, after an ...

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Yemen’s Port of Aden Exempt from Port Closure

The Port of Aden has been excluded from the temporary closure of all sea, air and land ports in Yemen imposed ...

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ICTSI’s Net Income Edges Up

Philippine terminal operator International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) saw a 5 percent rise in net income ...

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Container Shipping Facing Choppy Waters

The container shipping industry will have to ride out a bumpy period amid an anticipated seasonal decline in ...

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SeaIntel: Container Shipping Industry Favours Tax Havens

Over the past 30 years, there has been a constant shift toward registering container carriers in countries dubbed ...

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ICS: Zero Carbon Shipping Future Achievable

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has a vision of zero CO2 emissions from shipping in the second half of ...

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Hutchison Ports Signs 25-Year Concession for UAE Terminal

Hutchison Ports has inked a 25-year concession agreement to develop and operate a container terminal at Saqr Port ...

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Interview: How Will Seafarers Be Impacted by Smart Ships?

The introduction of autonomous ships, often described as the next step for the maritime industry, is looming as ...

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BIMCO: Dry Bulk Market’s Recovery Still Fragile

The return to permanent profitable freight rates in the dry bulk sector is still way off, however, there has been a ...

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Saudi Arabia Closes Ports in Yemen

Saudi Arabia-led coalition, which is involved in Yemeni war, has decided to temporarily close all sea, air and land ...

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CSP Starts Building Container Terminal at Khalifa Port

China-based Cosco Shipping Ports (CSP) and port developer and operator Abu Dhabi Ports held a ground-breaking ...

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FTA Bans Micronesian-Flagged Ships from UAE Waters

The Federal Transport Authority (FTA) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has banned all ships flying the Micronesian ...

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OOCL Most Reliable Carrier in Q3

In the third quarter of 2017 Hong Kong-based container shipping company Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) was ...

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Product Tanker Orderbook at Historic Low

Despite somewhat increased activity in terms of new orders in the product tanker sector in the first nine months of ...

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Caribbean FLNG Still Without Work

Exmar’s newbuilding floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility Carribean FLNG is yet to secure its first ...

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Unions Welcome Qatar’s Pledge to End Kafala System

Qatar has announced a labor reform which seeks to terminate the so-called “kafala system”, a form of ...

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