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Suez Canal Authority Bans Scrubber Wash Water Discharge

Traffic in the Suez Canal

Discharging scrubber wash water in the Suez Canal is strictly forbidden.

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HMM’s 24,000 TEU Mega Ships to Start Delivery in April


The sequential delivery of the new containerships coincides with the company's entry into THE Alliance.

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Singapore's 1st LNG-Powered Bunker Tanker Delivered

LNG bunker vessel

Marine Vicky, Singapore's first LNG-fueled bunker tanker, has been delivered to its owner, Sinanju Tankers Holdings.

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23 Ultra Large Boxships Set for Delivery in 2020

CMA CGM Jacques Shade

The 23 new behemoths will join the fleets of three major players.

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Hapag-Lloyd Sets Sights on New Orders

Rolf Habben Jansen

Hapag-Lloyd eyes investments in new ships.

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Petrobras Staying Clear of Strait of Hormuz for Now


Perobras ships will avoid transit through the Strait of Hormuz.

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1 Dies, 5 Fall Ill on board Heavy Lift Vessel off Durban

Boskalis Heavy Lift Vessel

One man died, five fell ill from an unidentified illness.

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Lithium Battery Cargo Caused Cosco Pacific's Fire

Cosco boxship

Cosco Pacific's cargo hold fire caused by spontaneous combustion of misdeclared lithium batteries.

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Cosco Boxship Hit by a Fire

COSCO containership

A fire broke out on board Cosco Pacific, off Indian coast.

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We Can't Reach 2030 Targets by Simply Switching to LNG

K” Line European Sea Highway Services (KESS)

K Line believes the future of its business excellence lies in the further development of alternative technologies.

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Four Dead, Three Kidnapped After Pirates Attack Dredger


Four persons were killed following a pirate attack on a hopper dredger in the Gulf of Guinea.

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Hyundai Samho Wins LPG Carrier Gig

Hyundai Heavy Industries

Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries has secured a contract for the construction of two LPG carriers.

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Pilot Falls to Death while Boarding Maersk Kensington


The veteran pilot fell from an accommodation later sustaining fatal injuries.

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Panama Canal Gets Its First Female Deputy Administrator

Panama Canal

On January 1, 2020, Ilya Espino de Marotta became 1st female Deputy Administrator of the Panama Canal.

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Happy New Year from World Maritime News!

May 2020 bring you fair winds and following seas!

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Top 10 Interviews of 2019

Check out the most read interviews from this year.

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Songa Iridium Hits the Shore in Bosphorus Strait

Songa Iridium

The ship crashed into the shore near Rumelihisari, an Ottoman fortress located on the European banks of the Bosphorus.

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Contact Made with Kidnappers of 20 Indian Sailors


Contact has been established with pirates who kidnapped 20 Indian seafarers from a tanker off Benin.

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HHI Group Bolsters Orderbook ahead of Year End

Hyundai Heavy

Orders at HHI Group are speeding up as the shipbuilder has won two more contracts for four vessels.

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Cargo Ship Crashes Into Cliff off Sardinia, Crew Evacuated

Italian Coast Guard

An Italy-flagged cargo ship ran aground off south-western Sardinia after encountering rough weather.

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19 Kidnapped Crew Members of Nave Constellation Freed


Kidnapped Nave Constellation crew released.

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APM Terminals to Sell Rotterdam Terminal to Hutchison Ports


APM Terminals plans to dispose of its container terminal APM Terminals Rotterdam.

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HHI Group Receives USD 1.13 Bn Orders for 6 LNG Carriers

HHI Group

HHI Group has secured new orders worth USD 1.13 billion for the construction of six LNG carriers.

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Clerc Takes Over as CEO of Ocean and Logistics at Maersk


Maersk appointed Vincent Clerc as CEO of Ocean and Logistics.

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Hyundai Heavy Sells USD 1.2 Bn Stake in Hyundai Oilbank


South Korean HHI Group has completed the sale of a 17% stake in oil refiner Hyundai Oilbank to oil giant Saudi Aramco. 

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Crew Evacuated from Bulker after Engine Room Fire


The fire was extinguished overnight, no pollution or injuries reported.

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Houthis Seeking Help to Prevent Massive Oil Spill off Yemen

Yemeni flag

The Houthis seek international assistance in preventing a decaying tanker from causing a major environmental disaster.

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