Notice for Tender

The Port of Tanjung Pelepas Sdn Bhd announces dredging tender.

BC Ferries Duo Launched in Romania

BC Ferries

The road ferries are now undergoing fitting out before entering service in 2020.

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d’Amico Collects USD 48 Mn from Equity Issue

Finance

d’Amico International Shipping raised EUR 42.8 million through preferential subscription rights.

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Spanish Warship Frees Ship Hijacked by Nigerian Pirates

Nigerian pirates chased off ship

The pirates were chased off after they spent a total of four days aboard the vessel.

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Report: ICBC Leasing Orders Kamsarmax Quartet

bulker

China's ICBC Leasing orders four Kamsarmax bulkers.

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PB Tankers 'Shocked' to Be on OFAC Venezuela Sanctions List

Tanker

PB Tankers said it "is shocked and concerned" by the US OFAC action to add the company to its sanctions list.

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ITF: New Network Launched to Respond Seafarers under Threat

seafarer

Unions from across Latin America to jointly provide assistance to seafarers in distress.

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ZIM Joins Maersk's TradeLens Blockchain Platform

ZIM

ZIM is expected to begin contributing data to the platform before the end of 3Q 2019.

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ReCAAP: Asian Piracy Incidents Drop to 13-Year Low

EUNAVFOR

ReCAAP: Only 10 incidents piracy and armed robbery reported in Asia in the first quarter of 2019.

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Samudera Bulker Released after 5-Month Detention

bulker

Samudera's dry bulk carrier released from detention in Honduras.

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SunStone Orders 6th Expedition Cruise Ship

sunstone

SunStone Ships orders another Infinity class expedition cruise vessel.

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Tristar Orders Six Small Tankers under Shell Contract

Tanker

Tristar Group placed an order for six oil and chemical tankers at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard.

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Golar LNG Clinches USD 700 Mn Financing for FLNG Gimi

LNG Golar Bear

Golar LNG received a firm USD 700 million financing commitment for the FLNG Gimi.

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Tsakos Columbia Chooses Electronic Payments for Crew

Electronic payment

Tsakos Columbia Shipmanagement introduced electronic payments for crews aboard a fleet of 90 vessels.

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Major European Yards Embarking on Data Integration

Code Kilo

The project is named Code Kilo and is taken up by EUROYARDS members.

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Drewry: Slowing World Trade Dents Heavylift Shipping Outlook

BigLift Shipping

Drewry: Multipurpose and heavylift prospects after 2019 are muted by an expected slowdown in world trade.

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Scorpio Bulkers Inks Sale and Leaseback for Six Bulkers

Bulker

Scorpio Bulkers agreed to sell and leaseback six Ultramax vessels to AVIC International Leasing.

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Brisbane Breaks Ground on New Cruise Ship Terminal

Brisbane cruise terminal

Within the first five years Brisbane's new International Cruise Terminal is to handle over 1,100 vessel calls.

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Austal Cuts Steel for Second Fred Olsen Trimaran Ferry

Fred. Olsen Express

Austal launched the construction of the second of two 118-meter trimaran ferries for Fred. Olsen Express.

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Liner Giants Form Digital Container Shipping Association

Maersk

Maersk, MSC, Hapag-Lloyd and Ocean Network Express established the Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA).

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Fire-Stricken Yantian Express to Leave Freeport by Early May

Hapag-Lloyd containership

Hapag-Lloyd: Fire-stricken Yantian Express to depart Freeport at the end of April/early May 2019.

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Pacific Basin Bulker Hit by Fire in Morehead City

Bulker Albany Sound suffers fire in Morehead City

Bulk carrier Albany Sound suffered fire in the crew cabins while berthed at North Carolina Port, Morehead City, USA.

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Diana Shipping Agrees Panamax Sale, Launches Share Buyback

Bulker

Diana Shipping has signed an MoA to sell its 2004-built Panamax bulker vessel Erato to an unaffiliated third party.

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Shell-Keppel LNG Joint Venture Shares Singapore Milestone

Port of Singapore

The company recently completed its 100th LNG bunkering operation, setting a new industry milestone for Singapore.

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IMO Moves to Address Maritime Corruption

Finance

IMO included an anti-corruption agenda in its work programme for the Facilitation Committee.

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Svitzer Tug Crew Strike Causes Delays in Dutch Ports

Crews want to get paid for 49 hours of work per week.

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MOL, Mitsui Invest in Modec FPSO Project in Mexico

MODEC FPSO

MOL, Mitsui invested in Modec's MV34 with an aim to jointly provide an FPSO unit in Mexico.

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Stena's Second E-Flexer Ferry Launched in China

Stena Edda

Stena Edda is one of the five new vessels being constructed for the company at the Avic Weihai Shipyard.

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