Meet Us at Nor-Shipping 2019


World Maritime News team will also be attending this year’s event.

Hyundai Heavy Clinches Deals for Two LNG Carriers

LNG carrier

Hyundai Heavy Industries has secured newbuilding agreements for two LNG carriers from European owners.

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Electrical Issues Hamper Ops at APM's Moin Terminal

Moin container terminal

A total of 12 boxships will be diverted over a five-day period.

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PSA, Partners Wrap Up DCT Gdańsk Acquisition


PSA, PFR and GIF complete the acquisition of DCT Gdańsk, the largest container terminal in Poland.

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Maersk Patras Crewman Falls Overboard, Search Suspended


Maersk Patras lost a crew member overboard while taking a pilot on board off Quebec.

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Klaveness Combination Carriers Orders Two More CLEANBUs

Klaveness CLEANBU carrier

Klaveness Combination Carriers declared options for two new CLEANBU combination carriers in China.

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Rotor Sail Delivers Savings on Viking Grace, Tests Confirm

Viking Grace

Norsepower’s Rotor Sail has great potential to deliver savings on Viking Grace.

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Cruise Ship Fined for Violating Norwegian Fjords' SOx Limit

MS Magellan, owned by Global Cruise Lines

Global Cruise Lines' MS Magellan violated the legislation on fuel sulphur limits in the world heritage fjords.

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Car Carrier Grande Europa Catches Fire off Spain

Grande Europe on fire

This is the second fire-related incident involving Grimaldi Lines' vessels this year.

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Two Dead after Explosion at Chittagong Shipbreaking Yard


Two workers died and several others sustained injuries.

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Five More Ocean Carriers Join DCSA


The Digital Container Shipping Association welcomes five more members.

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UAE: Four Ships Subjected to Sabotage East of Fujairah


Two of four ships subjected to sabotage off UAE were Saudi oil tankers.

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USCG Evaluating Oil Removal Ops on Tanker Sunk in WWII

The Great Britain-owned ship sank off New York.

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ESL Shipping's Crane Issues on New Vessels Mainly Fixed

ESL Shipping's new LNG-fueled bulker

Crane Issues aboard the new LNG-fueled ships affected the company's profitability in the first quarter of 2019.

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xChange: Ins and Outs of Demurrage and Detention


For most companies and container types, demurrage fees are close to USD 100 per container and per day.

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Sovcomflot Gets USD 297 Mn Loan for Atlanticmax LNG Carriers

LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie

Russia's Sovcomflot secures loan to finance its two next-generation LNG carriers.

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Norway Sets Aside USD 165.5 Mn for Teekay Offshore's Tankers

Teekay Offshore shuttle tanker

Teekay Offshore is to receive USD 165.5 million from Norway for four new shuttle tankers being built at SHI.

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PSA International to Take Over Halterm, Penn Terminals

Container terminal

PSA International took over the Halterm Container Terminal and Penn Terminals from MIRA-managed fund.

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Samsung Heavy Halts Ops at Geoje after Fatality

Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard

Following a series of incidents caused by safety issues, Samsung Heavy ceased ops at its Geoje shipyard.

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Interoperability Key for Container Shipping to Evolve


CIO of MSC: Interoperability will be a key element for the industry to adapt to the digital era.

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Yantian Express Likely to Leave Freeport by Mid-May

Hapag-Lloyd containership

Fire-stricken Yantian Express is likely to depart Freeport, Bahamas during the first half of May 2019.

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Samsung Heavy Fetches Its 8th LNG Carrier Order

LNG carrier

Samsung Heavy secured an LNG carrier order from an undisclosed Oceania region shipowner.

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Singapore's GIC Buys Share in MSC's Box Terminal Operator

MSC containership

Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC acquired a 10% interest in MSC's Terminal Investment Limited.

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Bangladesh's 2nd LNG Terminal Starts Operations

Summit LNG

Bangladesh commissioned its second LNG terminal, the Summit LNG Terminal, offshore Moheshkhali Island.

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RCL Unveils Financial Impact from Oasis of the Seas Incident

Oasis of the Seas in Rotterdam drydock

Oasis of the Seas incident would impact Royal Caribbean Cruises' 2019 earnings.

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Pavilion Conducts Singapore's First STS LNG Bunkering

Pavilion Energy conducts STS LNG bunkering in Singapore

Pavilion Energy undertook the first commercial ship-to-ship LNG bunkering in the Port of Singapore.

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Pasha Hawaii Lays Keel and Cuts Steel for ‘Ohana Class Ships

LNG-fueled 'Ohana class containership

Pasha Hawaii reached milestones on the construction of two LNG-fueled containerships at Keppel AmFELS.

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Expanded Panama Canal Allows More Transits of Propane, HGL

Panama Canal

Panama Canal led to more hydrocarbon gas liquids, especially propane, being shipped from US to Asia.

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