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European Causeway's Rolling Could Have Been Avoided

European Causeway

The ro-ro passenger ferry rolled heavily in very rough seas resulting in cargo shift.

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Master Fined after Failing to Timely Report Engine Failure

Tanker

The master of a tanker has been convicted after failing to report without delay a main engine failure.

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MSC Firms Order for LNG-Powered Duo at Chantiers

MSC Cruises

MSC Cruises, Chantiers de l’Atlantique formalize deal for two more LNG-powered ships.

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Vale's Recovery to Be the Biggest Swing Factor for Iron Ore

Bulker

Wood Mackenzie forecasts an accelerated recovery in shipments from Q1-20.

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Freeport LNG Train 2 Starts Commercial Ops

LNG carrier

On January 17, Freeport LNG announced the start of commercial operations for Train 2.

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Petronas Pens 12-Year LNG Supply Deal, Orders New Ships

LNG Carrier

The LNG supply deal covers a 12-year term starting from 2022.

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Kidnapped Duke Crew Released, One Dies in Captivity

Tanker

Nineteen kidnapped crew members of the tanker Duke have been released while one seafarer died in captivity.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

shipping

Here are the most read stories of the previous week.

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Hapag-Lloyd Inks Space Charter Deal with Maersk and MSC

Hapag-Lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd has signed a space charter agreement with the members of the 2M Alliance.

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Low-Sulfur Fuel Sales Rise as Industry Responds to IMO 2020

shipping

The final quarter of 2019 marked a massive decline of HSFO sales as IMO2020 entered into force.

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Safe Bulkers Agrees Sale and Leaseback for Eight Ships

Safe Bulkers

Safe Bulkers has entered into sale and leaseback agreements with respect to eight vessels.

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Qatargas Ships 1st Q-Flex LNG Cargo to Bangladesh Summit LNG

Qatargas

Qatargas has delivered the first Q-Flex cargo of LNG to the Summit LNG FSRU.

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Search Ends for 2 Missing Men after Collision with Tanker

USCG

The 2 fishermen went missing after their vessel collided with Odfjell's chemical tanker.

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MSC Cruises' LNG-Fueled Ships to Feature Wärtsilä Equipment

MSC Cruises

Wärtsilä will supply a package of integrated solutions for MSC Cruises' two new LNG-powered ships.

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SAAM to Take Majority Stake in Intertug

SAAM

Chilean Sociedad Matriz SAAM is to acquire a controlling stake in towage services provider Intertug.

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Diana Shipping Secures Work for Kamsarmax Bulker

bulker

Diana Shipping inks a time charter contract with Aquavita International for a Kamsarmax ship.

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MAIB: CMA CGM Ship Lost 137 Containers after 20-Degree Rolls

CMA CGM

Two years ago, CMA CGM G. Washington experienced 20° rolls leading to the collapse of three container bays.

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Trafigura Backs Carbon Levy and Slow Steaming

tanker

Trafigura says chartered vessels account for 87 percent of its GHG emissions.

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THE Alliance Upgrades Service Network as It Welcomes HMM

shipping

THE Alliance has unveiled an expanded service network for 2020 as it is welcoming HMM.

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MSI Predicts Dismal Q1 for Bulker Operators

bulker

Dry bulk carrier operators don't seem to have a lot of reasons to be jolly as they enter 2020.

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NYK, Van Oord Jointly Enter Japanese Offshore Wind Market

NYK

NYK and Van Oord plan to jointly own and operate Japan-flagged offshore wind installation vessels.

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Fuel Spills from Fishing Boat after Collision with Tanker

The stern of the 81-foot fishing vessel Pappy's Pride

A containment boom placed around capsized Pappy's Pride after collision with Odfjell's chemical tanker.

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Shanghai Remains World’s Top Container Port

Port of Shanghai

China's Shanghai port remains the world's busiest container port.

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ClassNK Issues HKC Compliance Statement to Bangladeshi Yard

Class NK

ClassNK has issued HKC Statement of Compliance to PHP Ship Breaking and Recycling Industries Limited.

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Genting Hong Kong Raises USD 900 Mn

Genting Dream

The sale and leaseback transaction was closed with a consortium of four Chinese leasing companies.

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US, China Reach 'Phase One' Trade Deal

The United States and China have signed a "phase one" economic and trade agreement.

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Flex LNG Extends Charter for 2018-Built LNG Carrier

LNG carrier

Flex LNG extends a time charter agreement for Flex Enterprise, a 173,400 cbm vessel.

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