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Advantage Tankers Buys VLCC Pair from CMES


Advantage Tankers buys two very large crude carriers.

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Petredec Adds Two More Ethylene Carriers at Jiangnan Shipyard

signing ceremony Petredec, CSSC

Petredec books the construction of two additional 22,000 cbm ethylene carriers at Jiangnan Shipyard.

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Bahri Chemicals Joins Maersk Tankers, Cargill as Pool Partner

Bahri Chemicals has joined Maersk Tankers and Cargill's joint MR pool.

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Norden Grows Its Commitment to Biofuel

Norden tanker

The project will see the duo explore the characteristics of biofuel and prove its suitability for future use.

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Kitack Lim to Lead IMO for Another 4 Years


The Assembly of the IMO has approved the renewal of Kitack Lim's appointment as Secretary-General of IMO.

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25,000 TEU LNG-Fuelled Boxship Design Secures AIP

Industry heralds the development of the 25,000 TEU LNG-fuelled boxship.

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Video: 14 Crew Rescued from Listing Cargo Ship

New Leo

14 crew members abandon listing cargo vessel New Leo in Greek waters.

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Ocean Yield Adds LR2 Tanker Trio


Ocean Yield ASA has taken delivery of three long range 2 (LR2) product tankers built in China.

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Norsepower, SWS Wrap Up Energy-Efficient VLCC Project


Norsepower completes a joint project with SWS for the development of a dual-fuel VLCC design.

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New Zeland to Join IMO Air Pollution Convention

New Zealand

New Zealand revealed plans to sign up to new international maritime regulations to reduce ship emissions.

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Fire-Stricken RCC Passion Reaches Brest

Life belt

Fire-stricken RCC Passion has managed to restore propulsion power and reach the French port-city Brest.

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Bureau Veritas Grants AIP for 19,000 cbm LNG Bunkering Ship

Bureau Veritas

Bureau Veritas awards AIP for the design for the Quadelprop, a 19,000 cbm LNG bunkering vessel.

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Dryad: 19 Tanker Crew Kidnapped off Nigeria

pirate flag

19 crew members of a tanker vessel identified as Nave Constellation reportedly taken by pirates.

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MOL, Total Pen Deal for 2nd LNG Bunker Vessel

LNG Bunker vessel

Once delivered in 2021, it will be positioned in the Marseille-Fos area in France.

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Essar Shipping to Install Scrubbers on Four Ships

Smiti VLCC

Essar Shipping is planning to install scrubbers on four out of its 12 owned vessels.

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US Blacklists Six Venezuelan Tankers


The United States has blacklisted six tankers that were shipping crude oil from Venezuela to Cuba. 

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Ammonia-Fuelled 23,000 TEU Boxship Design Gets AIP

Lloyd's Register

Ammonia-fuelled 23,000 TEU Ultra-Large Container Ship design secures LR's AIP.

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CMA CGM's LNG-Fueled ULCVs to Be Bunkered in Marseille-Fos


CMA CGM has chosen the port of Marseille-Fos for the bunkering of the company's future 15,000 TEU vessels. 

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Diana Charters Out Two Bulkers at Lower Rates

Diana Shipping

Athens-based Diana Shipping has signed new charter contracts for two of its dry bulk vessels.

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DNV GL Unveils ‘Gas Fuelled LPG’ Class Notation

LPG Tanker

The development comes as a way of bridging the gaps present in international regulations for such fuels.

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CMES Seals Order for USD 331.8 Mn VLCC Quartet


CMES orders four new-generation very large crude carriers.

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Seafarers Fear Being Scapegoated for IMO 2020 Infringement

Seafarers increasingly alarmed by the prospect of being criminalized for infringement of 2020 sulphur cap.

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John Adams Named Managing Director of V.Ships Ltd


V.Group has appointed John Adams as managing director of V.Ships UK Ltd.

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IUMI: IMO Sulphur Cap May Generate a Spike in H&M Claims

IUMI: There is a concern that the incoming IMO sulphur cap may generate a spike in H&M claims.

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Grindrod Shipping Postpones IVS Bulk Stake Purchase


Grindrod Shipping is extending a deadline to acquire a 33.25 percent stake in IVS Bulk JV.

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KR, HLS Team Up on Ship Cyber Security Research

Korean Register

Korean Register and Hyundai LNG Shipping have signed an MOU for joint research on ship cyber security.

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ACCC Seeks Views on Liner Shipping Class Exemption


ACCC is seeking comments on a possible class exemption for ocean liner shipping.

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