Port of Amsterdam Striving to Become Future Ready

Port of Amsterdam

The Port of Amsterdam has embarked on a number of initiatives aimed at a more sustainable future.

DHT Extends Charters for 2 VLCCs to Be Fitted with Scrubbers

Tanker

DHT Holdings extended time-charters for two of its VLCCs to an unnamed oil major.

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US Tightens Security Measures for Ships Arriving from Iraq

Shipping

The US imposed additional security measures on vessels arriving from Iraq as of October 26.

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BBC Chartering, Seaboard Team Up on Andino Service

Ship

BBC Chartering and Seaboard Marine enter into a strategic cooperation.

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Wärtsilä Submits Aquarius UV BWMS for USCG Type Approval

Wärtsilä has submitted its Aquarius UV BWMS for USCG Type Approval. 

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VesselsValue: 44 Pct of 2018 Orderbook Yet to Be Delivered

ships under construction

Out of 1,966 vessels scheduled for delivery in 2018, only 1,100 have hit the water so far this year.

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Teekay Offshore Secures 7-Year Charter for FPSO Unit

Shipping

Teekay Offshore Partners signed a conditional seven-year charter contract for FPSO Petrojarl Varg.

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First Aloha Class Vessel Delivered to Matson

Daniel K. Inouye

Matson has taken delivery of the first of two new Aloha Class containerships built at Philly Shipyard.

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Evergreen Terminal Evacuated after Container Explosion

Vincent Thomas Bridge

A shipping container exploded on Tuesday evening, October 30, at the Evergreen Terminal.

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IMO Eyes Tougher Measures on Plastic Litter from Ships

fishing nets marine litter

IMO has adopted an action plan to reduce marine plastic litter from ships.

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Tanker Market to Benefit from Iranian Sanctions

Euronav tanker

Euronav pointed to three caveats to a more positive outlook for the tanker market.

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Port of Corpus Christi, Carlyle to Develop VLCC Terminal

Corpus Christi Port

The Port of Corpus Christi Authority, Carlyle Group to develop a crude oil export terminal on Harbor Island.

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Mixed Feelings after MEPC 73 Meeting

funnel

Industry bodies react to outcomes of IMO's MEPC 73 meeting.

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Moín Container Terminal Handles Its 1st Ship

APMT's Moín Container Terminal in Costa Rica gets the "all clear" to start commercial operations.

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Number of Crew Members Held Hostage Increasing YoY

piracy

IMB PRC: The number of crew members held hostage increasing in comparison to the same period in 2017.

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Drewry: Signs of Recovery Appear in North America-ECSA Trade

Containership

Drewry: North America-ECSA container trade is seeing signs of recovery in demand and freight rates.

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IMO MEPC 73 Adopts Ban on Carriage of Non-Compliant Fuels

containership

MEPC 73 adopted today the ban on the carriage of non-compliant fuel oil on board ships.

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US Blacklists WT Marine over North Korea Links

US flag

WT Marine Pte, a marine fuels company from Singapore blacklisted by U.S. Treasury.

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Port of Rotterdam Investing USD 85 Mn in Port of Pecém

Port of Rotterdam

Port of Rotterdam targeting the development of the Brazilian port of Pecém.

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RCL Expects 2018 to Be Another Year of Record Earnings

Mariner of the Seas

Royal Caribbean Cruises expects record earnings for 2018, as results continued improving in the third quarter.

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Port of Virginia Poised to Become Deepest East Coast Port

Port of Virginia

The Trump administration has approved the Port of Virginia’s Wider, Deeper, Safer project.

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2020 Sulphur Cap Experience-Building Phase Bid Rejected

ship

EBP Proposal for the upcoming 2020 sulphur turned down at MEPC 73.

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MHI Christens 3rd Sayaringo STaGE LNG Carrier

MHI

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries christens MOL's LNG carrier-LNG Juno.

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Jacksonville Port Welcomes Its First ZIM Boxship

ZIM Tianjin

The Jacksonville Port Authority welcomed its first ZIM containership, the 10,070 TEU Tianjin.

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BW Green Carriers Takes World Fuel Services to Court

BW LPG carrier

BW Green Carriers AS, part of BW Group, takes Miami-based bunker supplier World Fuel Services Inc to court.

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Yilport to Upgrade Puerto Bolívar with 24 New Cranes

Yilport's Ecuador development

Ecuador’s first deep sea terminal, Yilport Puerto Bolívar, orders new cranes to boost terminal capabilities.

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Latest Delivery Pushes Eagle Bulk’s Fleet to 47 Ships

Bulker

With the addition of the M/V Hamburg Eagle, the company’s fleet is now comprised of 47 vessels.

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E2open to Acquire Container Shipping Booking Platform INTTRA

UASC

E2open announced plans to acquire container shipping booking platform INTTRA.

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