The Expedition Market: Adventure Meets Comfort

Going on a cruise to unique destinations is an emerging trend amongst adventurous people.

Toll Christens Cargo Ship for Australian Bass Strait Route

Toll Group Tasmanian Achiever II

Tasmanian Achiever II, the largest general cargo ship to fly the Australian flag, set to enter service on March 1, 2019.

read more →

Valles Steamship Orders 112,000 dwt Tanker from South Korea

Valles Steamship; Aframax

The Aframax is to be built by Sumitomo Heavy Industries Marine & Engineering.

read more →

DSME Workers Agree to Go on Strike over Hyundai Takeover

The precise date for the strike would be determined at a later point in time.

read more →

Not Recovering IMO 2020 Costs May Lead to Bankruptcies

container shipping industry

A failure to recover the extra fuel costs in full may result in bankruptcies in the container shipping.

read more →

Stena Buys Japanese Ferry for RoPAX Rebuild

The vessel is to be rebuilt in Europe.

read more →

Kawasaki Delivers LNG Carrier to JERA-NYK Line JV

LNG carrier Shinshu Maru

Shinshu Maru will transport LNG procured via the Freeport LNG Project in the U.S.

read more →

Qatar Petroleum Pens 5-Year Supply Deal with Marubeni

Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, President and CEO of Qatar Petroleum

Qatar Petroleum is to supply Marubeni Corp with 200,000 metric tons of light naphtha annually for five years.

read more →

NYK to Merge Three Research and Technical Subsidiaries

NYK Line

NYK Line has launched preparations to integrate three of its research and technical subsidiaries.

read more →

AMSA: Crew Aboard Ship at BHP Terminal Have Sufficient Food

BHP; ITF; MV Villa Deste

AMSA will attend the vessel for inspection next week.

read more →

Short Sea Operators' Share on Intra-Far East Trade Drops


Alphaliner: Independent short-sea operators on the intra-Far East routes are losing market share to MLOs.

read more →

ITF Claims Crew Neglected aboard Ship at BHP Terminal

International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) claims that crew members aboard a ship at a BHP terminal in Queensland are being neglected and underpaid

A seafarer reportedly contacted ITF to complain about conditions aboard bulk carrier Villa Deste.

read more →

INPEX to Monitor Performance on Its Three LNG Carriers

Pacific Breeze

INPEX Corporation to install monitoring and follow-up of ship operations software on three LNG carriers.

read more →

K Line's LNG Carrier in Maiden Call to Naoetsu Terminal

Oceanic Breeze

K Line's LNG carrier, sailing from Ichthys LNG in Australia, made a maiden call to Japan's Naoetsu LNG Terminal.

read more →

Scenic, Uljanik's New Owner Form Discovery Yacht JV

uljanik-1-1 (1)

Scenic signs LOI with DIV/Fincantieri to collaborate on building discovery yachts at Uljanik.

read more →

Cairns a Step Closer to Welcoming Larger Cruise Ships

Cairns Shipping Development Project

The port operator expects the first larger cruise ship to enter the channel in late 2019.

read more →

Hutchison's Workers in Sydney, Brisbane Continue Striking


MUA: Hutchison Ports' workers in Sydney and Brisbane will continue with industrial actions.

read more →

ITF Claims Wage Theft on BlueScope-Chartered Ship


ITF said its inspections in Australia's ports exposed a wage theft aboard a BlueScope-chartered ship.

read more →

New President and CEO to Take the Helm at MHI

Seiji Izumisawa has spent over 30 years with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

 Japan's MHI will operate under a new president and chief executive officer (CEO) from April 1.

read more →

Smit Lamnalco, Engage Marine Join Forces in Aussie Towage JV

Towing service

Smit Lamnalco and Engage Marine invested in the Australian harbour towage joint venture, Engage Towage.

read more →

DP World Handles 71 Mn TEU in 2018


DP World handled 71.4 million TEUs across its global portfolio of container terminals in the full year of 2018.

read more →

Construction of Brisbane Mega Cruise Terminal Moves Forward


The Port of Brisbane selects principal contractors for its Brisbane International Cruise Terminal.

read more →

Readers' Picks of the Week

Here are the most read stories of the past week.

read more →

Up to 40 Capesizes Could Lose Employment in 2019


The latest disaster at the Brazilian mine Córrego de Feijão is likely to reduce Capesize demand by some 35-40 ...

read more →

ONE Adds Fifth Magenta ULCV Newbuild to Its Fleet

ONE Grus

The 14,000 TEU ship is the fifth magenta colored boxship newbuild to join ONE's fleet.

read more →

K Line Trials Binary Cycle Power Generation System

Corona Youthful

The research form part of the company's efforts to increase efficiency in its operations and cut emissions.

read more →

Austal Delivers New Ferry to Molslinjen


Australian shipbuilder Austal has delivered a new vehicle passenger ferry to Danish ferry operator Molslinjen.

read more →

90 Pct of Tonnage Scrapped on South Asian Beaches


 A total of 744 large ocean-going commercial vessels were sold to the scrap yards in 2018.

read more →