APL Austria's Fire Extinguished, Inspection Begins

The fire that raged for days on board the APL Austria docked at the port of Ngqurha near Port Elizabeth has finally ...

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Drewry: LPG Shipping Rates to Fall Further in 2017

Although the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) shipping trade is expected to continue growing on the back of strong ...

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Pirates Release Eight Iranian Crew from Captivity

Eight Iranian seafarers have been released by Somali pirates after being held in captivity since May 2016, ...

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Images Emerge of Fire-Ravaged APL Austria

The South African Maritime Authority (SAMSA) has released photos from the fire-stricken boxship APL Austria showing ...

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Three New Members Join SEALNG Coalition

Three new members have joined the multi-sector industry coalition SEA\LNG which aims to accelerate the widespread ...

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Update: Fire onboard APL Austria Contained

The fire that broke out on the giant Liberian flagged boxship APL Austria while sailing off South Africa has been ...

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New ISO Standard to Ensure Safe LNG Bunkering Ops

As demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fuelled vessels has increased, so has the demand for practical, ...

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APL Austria Hit by Major Fire off South Africa

A Liberian flagged cargo vessel identified as APL Austria has suffered a major fire offshore South Africa, the ...

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Liner Shipping among More Consolidated Sectors

Although the container shipping sector saw a huge amount of consolidation in 2016 driven by the persistent pressure ...

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CMA CGM Boosts India Middle East - East Africa Links

French container shipping major CMA CGM has decided to upgrade two weekly services connecting India Middle East ...

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Dryad: Kidnap for Ransom at 10-Year High

The Gulf of Guinea and Southeast Asia have seen a significant increase in kidnapping incidents in 2016, according ...

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ITF Calls for Safe Release of Kidnapped BBC Caribbean Crew

A number of seafarer unions are calling for a fast but reasoned response to the kidnapping of eight crew members ...

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Dry Bulk Market to Recover from 2017 Onwards

The dry bulk shipping market is expected to recover from 2017 onwards driven by a narrowing supply-demand ...

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Eight Crew Kidnapped in Gulf of Guinea

A total of eight seafarers were kidnapped by pirates from their vessel BBC Caribbean in the Gulf of Guinea, ...

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Top Five Panamax Bulker Trade Routes

Due to the tendency of trade routes to change pushing demand somewhere else, VesselsValue has put together a report ...

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Keppel Shipyard to Deliver Yinson's FPSO Soon

Singapore-based Keppel Shipyard is on track to deliver a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel ...

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CMA CGM Modifies Asia-West Africa Coverage

French container shipping major CMA CGM plans to reorganize services on the Asia-West Africa route, starting from ...

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Germany, Namibia Enter Merchant Shipping Deal

Germany and Namibia have initialed a bilateral merchant shipping agreement in Windhoek to further strengthen and ...

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BIMCO: January Tanker Deliveries at a Record High

Crude oil tanker deliveries reached a record high in January as 5.5 million dwt of the capacity entered the fleet ...

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Chemical Vessel Oversupply to Continue Squeezing Rates

The expected expansion of the chemical shipping fleet in 2017, driven by the large number of orders placed in ...

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A Hundred More Panamaxes Need to Be Scrapped

Despite a massive scrapping spree of classic Panamax containerships, the sector remains under pressure as up to one ...

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Supply-Side Crucial for Boxship Market Recovery

The demand for container shipping grew steadily in 2016 improving the fundamental balance in the market in the ...

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CMA CGM Enhances Turkey-North Africa Coverage

French container shipping major CMA CGM has launched Turaf Express, a new service linking Turkey, Tunisia and Libya ...

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LNG Shipping Rates to Improve from 2018

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipowners are facing a tough period as rates are expected to remain under pressure ...

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Clarksons: China Sees Record Iron Ore Imports

At the start of 2016 the outlook for Chinese iron ore import growth appeared challenging, however, the imports went ...

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