Global Trade at Geopolitical Crossroads

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

Cocaine Seized from Tanzania-Flagged Ship

1,600 kilos of cocaine seized from Tanzania-flagged merchant vessel in Dominican Republic.

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Irish Continental Group Orders World's Largest Cruise Ferry

ICG has ordered the construction of the largest cruise ferry in the world in terms of vehicle capacity.

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Crystal Nordic Sold to Essberger Tankers

John T. Essberger has inked a deal with Nordic Tankers and Embarcadero Maritime to acquire Crystal Nordic.

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Top Interviews of 2017

Here are the top interviews in 2017.

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Tanker Seized for Suspected Oil Transfer to North Korea

Panama-flagged ship Koti was seized as the vessel is believed to have transferred oil products to North Korea.

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Happy New Year 2018!

World Maritime News team wishes all our readers a happy and prosperous New Year!

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Antong Holdings' Unit Orders 12 Containerships

Quanzhou Ansheng Shipping has ordered twelve 640 TEU boxships from three compatriot yards.

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KOTUG Wants to Use Drones in Tug Operations

KOTUG has applied for a patent to use drone technology in its tug operations.

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Greece Sells Major Stake in Thessaloniki Port

Greece has signed a deal to sell a majority stake in Thessaloniki Port as part of its bailout plan.

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Photos: Ocean Crown Runs Aground near Klaipeda

Supramax bulk carrier Ocean Crown went hard aground near Lithuania's Giruliai, Klaipeda, on December 24.

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Ship Critical Systems Easy Target for Hackers

Hackers can easily access and over-ride ship critical systems, results of a Naval Dome tests show.

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Finland: Two Maritime Pilots Die after Their Vessel Capsizes

Two pilot cutter operators, employees of Finnpilot, died after their vessel overturned outside of Emäsalo island.

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BIMCO: Dry Bulk Demand to Outstrip Supply in 2018

BIMCO expects the global demand growth in the dry bulk sector to outstrip supply growth in 2018.

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HMM Sets Sights on 22,000 TEU Boxship Order

HMM plans to join the 22,000 TEU ownership club as it gears up to order these megaships in 2018.

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World Maritime News Gets a New Mobile Website!

World Maritime News has a new and improved mobile website.

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OCEAN Alliance Presents Its Day Two Product

The OCEAN Alliance has unveiled its Day Two Product, which will feature 340 containerships on 41 services.

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No Magic Bullet for Sustainable Shipping

The maritime industry needs to piece together individual technologies to create efficient vessels.

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Vard to Build First Hybrid Cruise Icebreaker for Ponant

Vard is to design and construct the first electric hybrid cruise icebreaker with LNG propulsion for Ponant.

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Essar Shipping Gears Up to Increase Tonnage

Essar Shipping reveals ship investment plans and more in an interview with WMN.

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THE Alliance to Sail into 2018 with Strengthened Offer

THE Alliance increases offer to 250 vessels covering 33 services effective from April 2018.

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World’s Largest LNG-Fuelled Ship about to Enter the Market

Hyundai Heavy Industries gears up for the delivery of the world’s largest LNG-fuelled ship.

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Top Ten Craziest Cruise Ship Amenities

The cruise liners are taking the 'at sea experience' to another level with innovative amenities.

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European Shipowners Call for Progress in Brexit Talks

ECSA, representing European shipowners, is pushing for rapid and positive progress to be made in the Brexit negotiations.

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World’s Largest Containership Fleet Is Here

Maersk Line and Hamburg Süd create the world's largest containership fleet of 773 vessels.

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Video: Pirate Attack Caught on Camera

Pirate attack on a containership underway in the Gulf of Guinea on December 7 caught on camera.

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Kidnapped Captain of Royal 16 Found Dead

The captain of the Vietnamese-flagged bulk carrier Royal 16, kidnapped by pirates over a year ago, was found dead.

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World's Largest Semi-Submersible Crane Vessel in the Making

China Merchants Industry Holdings has won a contract for construction of a 'revolutionary' semi-submersible crane vessel.

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