iContainers: New Alliances to 'Shake Things Up'

New shipping alliances set to come into effect next week will lead to a shortage of options for freight forwarders, ...

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North America Should Take Larger Share of Bunker Market

North America could take a larger share of the global bunker market in the future due to its capabilities to supply ...

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Owners Sending Fewer Ships to Scrapyards

Shipowners’ interest is being diverted away from the recycling market with secondhand vessel values rising, ...

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SHI Delivers Boxship Mammoth to Ocean Yield

Norwegian shipowner Ocean Yield ASA has taken delivery of the 19,500 TEU container vessel MSC Leanne from South ...

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US Orders Carriers to Testify in Global Shipping Probe

A number of representatives from major container shipping companies have been subpoenaed by the US Department of ...

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Global Box Volumes Prosper in Late 2016

Following a slow first half of 2016, port throughput rebounded in the second half of the year pushing the global ...

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BG Freight Line to Connect Cork and Liverpool

Rotterdam-based short sea shipping firm BG Freight Line, a part of Peel Ports Group, will launch a new weekly ...

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Search Starts for 2 Missing Men after Collision off Spain

Spanish Maritime Safety Agency (Salvamento Maritimo) is searching for two crew members of a fishing vessel that ...

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International Seaways Sends Three MRs to Navig8's Pool

US-based tanker shipping company International Seaways has committed three of its 2008-built vessels to maritime ...

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Video: Crowley’s LNG-Powered ConRo Hits the Water

VT Halter Marine launched on Monday Crowley Maritime Corp’s new Commitment Class ship El Coquí, one of the world’s ...

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Shipping Confidence Steady amid Fierce Competition

Shipping confidence held steady in the three months to end-February 2017, according to the latest Shipping ...

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Three Missing after Tanker Explodes off China

Three seafarers are missing, while 13 others have been rescued after their tanker Xing Long Zhou 569 exploded on ...

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RMI Registry Moves to 2nd Place in Dwt Terms

The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) fleet now stands at 223,262,177 deadweight tons, making it the second ...

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ZIM Adds Wilmington Port to Z7S Service

Israeli container carrier Zim Integrated Shipping Services (ZIM) has added the Port of Wilmington to its ...

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UK Turns to China to Boost Maritime Ties ahead of Brexit

The UK is steering its way to China to foster maritime ties ahead of the looming triggering of Article 50 which ...

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Navios Maritime Closes USD 100 Mn Offering

Greek owner and operator of container and dry bulk vessels Navios Maritime Partners has closed its common units ...

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Danish Trio Sets Up USD 300 Mn Ship Investment Fund

Danish pension funds PensionDanmark, Danica and Navigare Capital Partners have established the Maritime Investment ...

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ACP to Close Gatun Locks’ Lane for Repairs

The West lane of the Panama Canal’s Gatun Locks will be out of service on March 24 due to scheduled repairs ...

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Damen BWTS Gets IMO Type Approval

Damen’s external ballast water treatment system (BWTS) has received the International Maritime Organization ...

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Warranty Surveyors to Reduce Cargo Shifting Risk

Due to a recent increase in the incidence of deck cargoes shifting in heavy weather, the London P&I Club said ...

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Crowley, Penn Terminals Ink Stevedoring Deal

Florida-based shipping company Crowley Maritime Corporation has signed a multi-year stevedoring and terminal ...

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Thieves Board Maersk Aegean off Indonesia

Robbers boarded a product tanker owned by Danish Maersk Tankers and stole equipment while the vessel was at anchor ...

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BC Ferries’ Salish Eagle Arrives in British Columbia

BC Ferries’ second of three new liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered Salish Class vessels,  the Salish Eagle, ...

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Bank Gives Rickmers Maritime Deadline for Restructuring Plan

German HSH Nordbank has provided Singapore’s containership owner and operator Rickmers Maritime with a ...

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SCF Group's Net Profit Falls amid Soft Spot Tanker Rates

PAO Sovcomflot (SCF Group), Russia’s largest shipping company, reported a net profit of USD 206.8 million for 2016, ...

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Russian Freighter Lists in Norwegian Sea

Russian-flagged cargo ship Mekhanik Fomin developed a heavy portside list while underway in the Norwegian Sea west ...

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RCL, Penang Port Getting Ready for Mega Cruise Ships

Cruise line operator Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) and Malaysia’s Penang Port Sdn Bhd (PPSB) plan ...

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