Everybody Is Looking into LNG as Marine Fuel

WinGD: LNG is one of the most appealing marine fuel options ahead of 2020 sulphur cap.

Detained Livestock Carrier Released after Crew Got Paid

AMSA surveyor

AMSA: Livestock carrier MV Maysora has been released from detention.

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Carnival Corp: Retrofitting to LNG Is Not an Option

Carnival ship sailing through the Panama Canal.

Strang: Carnival Corporation is not considering retrofitting existing vessels to LNG.

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GPA Eyes Major Container Terminal Expansion by 2028

GPA plans to expand the capacity of Savannah container terminal from 5.5 million to 8 million TEU by 2028.

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ABP Jumps on the Blockchain Bandwagon

Blockchain

Associated British Ports looking into the implementation of blockchain technology to improve port connectivity.

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Global Ship Lease Adds Maersk Line as Charterer

Maers Line ship

Global Ship Lease signs time charter contract with Danish liner Maersk Line for a 2004-built boxship.

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Ocean Cleanup Puts Its System to Final Tests

ocean cleanup

The Ocean Cleanup's System 001 starts the Pacific Trials.

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Trafigura Names 1st of 35 New Tankers

Trafigura Naming Ceremony

Trafigura today named the first of its 35 crude oil and product tankers being built in South Korea and China.

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BIFA: Sulphur Surcharge Will Be Extremely Unpopular

Monte Ayul, Maersk Lamanai

BIFA has slammed the recent introduction of the sulphur surcharge by the container shipping industry

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Sinotrans Shipping to Go Private?

Sinotrans

Sinotrans Shipping, part of Sinotrans & CSC Holdings, has unveiled the possibility of a privatization.

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SM Lines Forms Strategic Alliance with Vinalines

Containership

SM Lines, Vinalines forged a strategic alliance to secure a stable foothold in Southeast Asia's market.

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SENER Fuses Tug and Bunkering Vessel Traits in New Design

sener marine lng unit

SENER has signed a contract with Rimorchiatori Riuniti Panfido & C.s.r.l to design an innovative vessel.

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Tufton Oceanic Assets Buys Handysize Bulker

Bulker

Fund management firm Tufton Oceanic Assets Limited buys a secondhand Handysize bulk carrier.

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G E Shipping Expands Fleet with Secondhand VLGC

Shipping

G E Shipping has explanded its fleet with the addition of a secondhand VLGC.

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Cruise Ship Breaks Away from Moorings amid Massive Storm

Riviera

Nautica cruise ship breaks away from its moorings in Greenock, Scotland, amid strong storm.

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Yang Ming Adds New 14,000 TEU Boxship to Its Fleet

Yang Ming

Imabari Shipbuilding held a naming ceremony for the new 14,000 TEU vessel YM Wellbeing on September 18.

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APT's Empire State to Continue Working for US Gov't

Tanker

American Petroleum Tankers extends a charter contract with the US gov't for M/T Empire State. 

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Two Newbuilds Join COSCO Shipping Tanker (Dalian)

Cosnew Lake

COSCO Shipping Tanker (Dalian) has taken delivery of two newbuilds this week.

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TGE Marine Inks Deal for Tema LNG's Small-Scale FSRU

TGE Marine Gas Engineering inked a contract for one of the world’s first floating storage and regasification units.

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Product Tanker Ransacked by Armed Robbers in Guinea

tanker

A product tanker anchored in Conakry Anchorage, Guinea, boarded by four armed robbers.

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HHI’s LPG-Fueled VLGC Design Approved

LPG-Fuelled VLGC

HHI wins AiP for large gas carrier design capable of using LPG as fuel.

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Pirates Abduct Two Crew Members in Sulu-Celebes Seas

piracy

Pirates armed with M16 rifles abducted two crew members of a fishing trawler.

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Jiangnan Gets AiP for LNG Bunker Vessel Design

Approval in Principle at Gastech

Jiangnan Shipyard has received an Approval in Principle for its 7,500 m3 LNG bunker vessel.

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Gulftainer Signs 50-Year Concession for Port of Wilmington

Concession signing ceremony

Gulftainer signed a 50-year concession deal to operate and develop the Port of Wilmington.

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China Moves Forward with Tariffs on USD 60 Bn of US Goods

China

China is responding to US' latest tariffs with levies on USD 60 billion of imported US products.

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Over-Optimism Cause of Containership Market's Woes?

Boxship

Daniel Richards, container shipping analyst at MSI, comments on the state of play in the market.

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Greenland Supports Ban of HFO in Arctic

Shipping

Greenland has voiced its support for IMO's ban on the use and carriage of heavy fuel oil in the Arctic.

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Brokers: MOL Books Bulker Duo at Imabari

Bulk carrier

Intermodal: Mitsui O.S.K Lines has ordered two 240,000 dwt bulkers at Imabari.

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