THE Alliance Enhances Med-North America EC Links

The members of THE Alliance have revealed an enhancement of their future Mediterranean-North America East Coast ...

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Drewry: Oversupply Persists in Asia-Mediterranean Trade

The withdrawal of Hanjin Shipping’s tonnage has not been enough to rectify the Asia-Mediterranean ...

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ZIM to Upgrade Its MAF Service

Israel’s shipping company Zim Integrated Shipping Services is restructuring and upgrading its ...

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2015 Deadliest Year for Migrants Crossing the Med

With over 3,770 estimated deaths, 2015 has been the deadliest year on record for migrants and refugees crossing the ...

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CKYHE Alliance Suspends Its Asia-USEC Service

The pan-Asian container shipping alliance CKYHE has decided to suspend their NUE3 (AWS) service connecting Asia to ...

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Dramatic Death Toll Fall in the Mediterranean

There has been a dramatic fall in the number of migrants and refugees who have lost their lives trying to cross the ...

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MAST: Security Situation in the Med Could Get Out of Hand

Incidents of criminality and piracy on the high seas and in coastal areas of the Mediterranean could become more ...

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EU Mediterranean Crisis Summit Falls Short

Commenting on the European Council’s decision on migrant rescue operation in the Mediterranean, the merchant ...

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Italy Arrests Two Shipwreck Survivors for Trafficking

Italy Arrests Two Shipwreck Survivors for Trafficking

Sicilian police arrested two suspected people traffickers who were among 28 survivors of what may be the worst ...

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EU Ministers Agree on 10-Point Action Plan on Migration

The European Union’s foreign and interior ministers approved a 10-point plan of the immediate actions to be ...

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Turkish Coast Guard Captures Ship Carrying 333 Immigrants

Turkish Coats Guard Captures Ship Carrying 333 Immigrants

The Turkish Coast Guard intercepted on January 18 a general cargo ship carrying 333 immigrants, mostly Syrian ...

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Marseille Fos Sets Out Ambitious Growth Strategy

Marseille Fos Sets Out Ambitious Growth Strategy

The Marseille Fos port authority has set out a vision for growth over the four years to 2018 in a strategic plan ...

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ICS Issues Guidance on Rescue Operations at Sea

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published new Guidance on Large Scale Rescue Operations at Sea in ...

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Asia-Mediterranean Rates Plunging

Asia-Mediterranean Rates Plunging

Since September, the demand for shipping along the Asia-Mediterranean routes has fallen sharply, and while carriers ...

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SRI Warns of Mediterranean Rescue Budget Cut Effects

SRI Warns of Mediterranean Rescue Budget Cut Effects

Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI) has warned that merchant ship masters will be negatively affected by the new ...

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Epic Bali Saves Migrants off Italy

Epic Bali Saves Migrants off Italy

Singapore-based gas carrier fleet owner and operator Epic Gas has reported that one of its vessels, Epic Bali, was ...

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Monthly Container Volumes on a Roller-Coaster Ride

Monthly Container Volumes on a Roller-Coaster Ride

Flatter trading in August hides the fact that headhaul cargo growth from the Mediterranean to North America has ...

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VIDEO: MOAS Saves 331 in Year’s Last Mission

VIDEO MOAS Saves 331 in Year's Last Mission

Malta-based Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) has helped save almost 3,000 lives in the Mediterranean Sea during ...

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UK Halts Support to Mediterranean Migrant Rescues

UK Halts Support to Mediterranean Migrant Rescue Operations

The U.K. Government has decided to end British support for search-and-rescue operations for migrants in danger of ...

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Europe’s Major Ports Opposing Mediterranean Switch

Europe's Major Ports Opposing Mediterranean Switch

Europe’s major port operators have shot down the latest EU proposal to shift investments to peripheral ports ...

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Video: MOAS In Action

Video: MOAS Helping Italian Navy

Malta-based Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) provided several hours of assistance to Italy’s Maritime Rescue ...

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