Global Trade at Geopolitical Crossroads

John Sitilides, Geopolitical Strategist at Trilogy Advisors speaks about future geopolitical challenges for trade.

GulfNav Refinances Petrochemical Pair

GulfNav has used a portion of its recently raised capital to refinance two petrochemical carriers.

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Singapore Puts Bunkering Tanker Up for Sale

Bunkering tanker UE Star, which was arrested in November 2017, has been put up for auction in Singapore.

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Video: MSC Avni Becomes Largest Vessel to Call PhilaPort

MSC Avni arrived at the Port of Philadelphia on January 14, becoming the largest cargo ship to ever call this port. 

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UAE Lays Down the Rules for Tankers

Foreign flagged tankers carrying crude oil and products in UAE waters have to be less than 25 years old.

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ITF Welcomes UAE's New Protection for Seafarers

ITF expresses its support for United Arab Emirates' recently introduced safety net for seafarers in case of abandonment.

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Italian Shipowners Join Forces in New Association

Italian shipowners have set up a new association under the name AssArmatori.

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9 of 20 Shipping Majors Will Disappear by End of 2018

CEO of Hapag-Lloyd expects consolidation in the sector to continue this year.

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Stena's New Tanker Digitally Named

Tanker shipping company Stena Bulk has held a digital naming ceremony for Stena Immortal, a 50,000 dwt tanker. 

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RMT: UK's New Minimum Wage Guidance Flawed

RMT: UK's new National Minimum Wage guidance does not end problems around enforcing NMW rates of pay.

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Capesize Bulker Joins GOGL’s Fleet

GOGL has taken delivery of the second of the two Capesize bulkers bought in October from affiliates of Hemen Holding.

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Report: Tanker's Crew Member Dies of Major Burns

One crew member from the fire-stricken tanker Genessa has lost his life due to major burns.

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LSC Shipmanagement Takes Bitumen Tanker under Its Wing

LSC Shipmanagement added a newbuilding bitumen tanker to its technically managed fleet.

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Global Ship Lease Eyes Further Acquisitions

Global Ship Lease is looking at strategic alternatives, while continuing to develop vessel purchase opportunities.

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Maritime UK Sets Up 'Women in Maritime' Taskforce

Maritime UK establishes Taskforce to increase the number of women in the maritime industry.

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FSL Trust Sells Another Ship to Cut Debt

FSL Trust has sold FSL Busan, a 1,221 TEU vessel, in an effort to reduce its debt. 

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Canada: Oil from Manolis L Wreck to Be Removed This Summer

The Canadian Coast Guard will seek proposals for bulk oil removal from the wreck of Manolis L.

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SeaIntel: More CNY Blank Sailings Needed in 2018

Planned capacity reductions in 2018 are not in line with the seasonality of the previous years, SeaIntel said.

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UK Steps Up Protection of Minimum Seafarer Wages

All seafarers working in UK waters must be paid at least minimum wage rates.

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Sanchi Spawns Four Oil Slicks the Size of Paris

Chinese maritime authorities have detected four oil slicks at the site of the Sanchi wreck.

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Gard to Insure Autonomous Vessels

Marine insurance provider Gard revealed plans to provide insurance to autonomous ships in the future.

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GasLog Partners Nets USD 111 Mn from Public Offering

LNG carrier owner and operator GasLog Partners LP has collected USD 111 million from its public offering.

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Seaspan, Fairfax Ink Deal on USD 250 Mn of Investment

Seaspan Corporation has signed definitive agreements with Fairfax for USD 250 million of investment.

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Canada to Prosecute Alassia for Marathassa Spill

Canada will prosecute Alassia for environmental offenses related to the oil spill from its operated vessel Marathassa.

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Japanese Containership JV Gets 'All Clear' from Regulators

Ocean Network Express has received all necessary merger approvals from local competition authorities.

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Tanker Catches On Fire off Kandla Port

A major fire broke out on board the tanker Genessa on January 17 off the coast of Kandla, India.

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MT Barrett and Its 22 Crew Rescued from Pirates

MT Barrett and its 22 crew members have been released from captivity after a six-day ordeal.

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UAE Introduces Safety Net for Seafarers

UAE introduces compulsory insurance for seafarers in case of abandonment, death or injury.

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