CMA CGM Eyes OPDR Acquisition

CMA CGM Eyes OPDR Acquisition

French shipping giant CMA CGM revealed plans to acquire the German company OPDR (Oldenburg-Portugiesische Dampfschiffs-Rhederei GmbH & Co. KG). The announcement was made during a visit to Hamburg, Germany by the ...

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BMT Lands Samalaju Port Design Project

BMT Lands Samalaju Port Development Project

BMT Group, an international design, engineering, science and risk management consultancy, has through its ...

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BC Ferries Gets Go-Ahead for LNG Conversion

BC Ferries Gets Go-Ahead for LNG Conversion

The BC Ferries Commissioner has approved BC Ferries’ application to convert its two largest vessels, the ...

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Norwegian Cruise Line to Buy Ocean Princess

Norwegian Cruise Line to Buy Ocean Princess

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. has entered into a definitive agreement with Princess Cruises, Ltd. to purchase ...

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Two-Way Shipping Routes at PNG’s Jomard Entrance

Two-Way Shipping Routes at PNG’s Jomard Entrance

A new ship routeing system will come into effect on 1 June, 2015 at Papua New Guinea’s Jomard Entrance. The ...

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Image of the Day: Ocean Scout Wetting Her Beak

Ocean Scout

The image was shared by Norway’s Atlantic Offshore, showing their Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) Ocean Scout ...

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VIDEO: New Suez Canal Project Update

Video New Suez Canal Project Update

On October 18 the Egypt’s Suez Canal Authority, awarded the contract for the New Suez Canal to an ...

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Greek Towage Crews Joining Strike on Thursday

Container Terminal in the Port of Piraeus

Crews from towage companies in all Greek ports will join workers belonging to Greek public and private sector ...

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Interview: Antwerp Sets the Course for Future Growth

Luc Arnouts, the Port of Antwerp 's Chief Commercial Officer

Belgium’s Port of Antwerp is the biggest port area in the world, covering 13,057 hectares, the equivalent of ...

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Egypt, SCCT Discussing Port Said Concession Extension

Suez Canal Container Terminal at Port Said, Egypt

The Egyptian government is in talks with representatives of Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT) on a contract ...

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Search for Missing Cruise Passenger Stopped

AMSA Stops Search for Missing Cruise Passenger

Based on expert medical advice regarding his survivability the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has ...

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Dutch Shipyards’ Retention Rights Undermined?

Dutch Shipyards' Retention Rights Undermined

Shipyards in the Netherlands may no longer be able to rely on the right to retain a vessel while awaiting payment ...

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Royal Caribbean Launches Chinese JV

Royal Caribbean Launches Chinese JV

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and Ctrip.com International Ltd. have agreed to form a strategic partnership through ...

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Maritime Traffic Up Fourfold in Two Decades

Maritime Traffic Up Threefold in Two Decades

Maritime traffic on the world’s oceans has increased 300 per cent over the past 20 years, according to a new study ...

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Clarksons Seals Platou Deal

Clarksons Seals Platou Deal

London-based shipbroker Clarkson PLC has confirmed a GBP 281.2 million (USD 441m) offering for the entire issued ...

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Anthony Veder Names LNG-Powered Duo

LNG-Powered Cargo Star

Two new liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered sea vessels, operated by shipowner Anthony Veder, were named on ...

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CMA CGM Splits ASEA Service

CMA CGM Splits ASEA Service

CMA CGM Group is dividing its Asia-East Africa (ASEA) service into two distinct services starting December 2014, ...

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Interferry Backs New LNG Tank Placement Rules

Viking Grace is LNG bunkering in Port of Stockholm

Interferry, a global ferry industry association, has welcomed a decision at last week’s IMO Maritime Safety ...

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Asia – North Europe Rates to Stay Unchanged in 2015

Asia - North Europe Rates to Stay Unchanged in 2015

Since September the spot market on Asia – North Europe trade routes has tracked a similar course of falling ...

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