BMT Sets Out Hong Kong Development Plan

BMT Sets Out Hong Kong Development Plan

Following an in-depth review of the containerised cargo market in Hong Kong, BMT developed a plan to enhance the ...

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Boost for Jakarta’s Terminal Capacity

Jakarta International Container Terminal

Mitsui, NYK Line, IPC, PSA teamed up on construction and operation of a new container terminal at Tanjung ...

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REACTION: Damascus Court Decision Irrevocable

Damascus Court Decision Irrevocable

In a reaction to the ruling from Beirut court on suspension of asset freeze of CMA CGM Chief’s company in ...

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Scorpio Tankers Rejuvenates Fleet

Scorpio Tankers Rejuvenates Fleet

Monaco-based tanker owner and operator Scorpio Tankers has recently taken delivery of six newbuilding vessels. The ...

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US West Coast Congestion Hurting Container Reliability

Port of Los Angeles

Congestion issues at ports on the US West Coast contributed to lower on-time containership reliability in ...

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Star Bulk Scores Charters for 3 Newbuildings

Star Bulk Scores Charters for 3 Newbuildings

Athens-based owner and operator of dry bulk carriers Star Bulk Carriers has found voyage employment for three of ...

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TSA Container Lines Call for Rate Hike

TSA Container Lines Call for Rate Hike

Transpacific container lines asked on Wednesday for a USD 600 per 40-foot container (FEU) general rate increase ...

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OPEC Oil Export Earnings Drop to 2010 Low

OPEC Oil Export Earnings Drop to 2010 Low

Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), excluding Iran, will earn about USD 700 ...

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ICS Changes Stance on Ballast Water Convention

ICS Changes Position on Ballast Water Convention

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) said it has modified its stance towards the ratification by governments ...

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Beirut Court Rules in Favor of CMA CGM Chief

Jacques Saadé, CMA CGM Chairman

Legal dispute between Johnny Saadé, brother of founder and chairman of French liner giant CMA CGM,  Jacques Saadé, ...

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Pan Ocean Selects Preferred Bidder

Pan Ocean Selects Preferred Bidder

Harim Group & JKL Consortium has been selected as the preferred bidder for Pan Ocean’s fleet. The ...

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New Regulations to Affect Coal Shipping?

New Regulations to Affect Coal Shipping

Coal shipping to China and Indonesia may likely to feel the impact of the new regulations passed by ...

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Best Remedy for Sea Migrations Is Tackling Root Causes

UNHCR Best Remedy for Sea Migrations Is Tackling Root Causes

UNHCR has warned that the international community was losing its focus on saving lives amid confusion among coastal ...

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Ocean Star Pacific Runs Aground

Ocean Star Pacific Runs Aground

Panamanian-flagged Ocean Star Pacific cruise ship ran aground on Friday, December 12 in General Santos City area, ...

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BigRoll Shipping Orders MC Class Duo

BigRoll Shipping Orders MC Class Duo

Dutch transportation company BigRoll Shipping has contracted COSCO Dalian Shipyard Co. Ltd to build two more MC ...

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Japan, Singapore Jointly Tackling EGCS

Japan, Singapore Jointly Tackling EGCS

Japan’s Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha, the Monohakobi Technology Institute, and ClassNK have teamed up with ...

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Sonangol Back at DSME for Two More

Sonangol Back at DSME for Two More

Angola’s oil company Sonangol has placed an order for two 156, 290 TDW crude oil tankers with South Korean ...

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12 Tips to Protect Yourself in 2015

12 Tips to Protect Yourself in 2015

As 2015 nears, many of us look towards the future with plans to improve our lives: perhaps you’ll pledge to ...

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Drewry: Asia-ECNA Trade Line Star Performer in 2014

Port of Los Angeles

Full ships eastbound, healthy revenue gains and an improving outlook for the American economy have enabled ...

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DSME Bags Six LNG Carriers

DSME Bags Six LNG Carriers

South Korean shipbuilding giant Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) has secured an order for ...

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Southbound Asia-ECSA Container Volumes Dipping

Southbound Asia-ECSA Container Volumes Dipping

Container shipments from Asia to East Coast South America fell by 7.7% year-on-year in September, UK shipping ...

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Demand for Tankers Outstripping Supply

Demand for Tankers Outstripping Supply

Stronger freight rates in the tanker market may bring about some positive trends for the first quarter of 2015, if ...

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Shippers to Gain Most from Low Oil Prices

Shippers to Gain Most from Low Oil Prices

With crude oil down to its lowest price in five years last week, all carriers stand to gain from lower fuel costs, ...

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Global Shipping Going Digital

Global Shipping Going Digital

United Nations’ International Maritime Organization (IMO) has launched a number of initiatives for eliminating ...

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MV Dione Joins Pan8 Bulker Pool

MV Dione Joins Pan8 Bulker Pool

Singapore-headquartered pool operator Navig8 has added MV Dione, owned by European energy trading company RWE ...

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MOL Myanmar, EFR Start Joint Shipping Agency

MOL Myanmar, EFR Start Joint Shipping Agency

MOL Myanmar Limited has formed a joint venture shipping agency with E.F.R. Forwarding & General Services Co., ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week ( 8-12th of Dec)

Readers’ Picks

World\’s Largest Containership Starts Maiden Voyage 19,100 TEU CSCL Globe, the world’s largest container ship ...

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