Transformation of How Ports Operate Imminent

IBM expert discusses digitization of the maritime industry.

SCF Tanker Grounded in Suez Canal due to Steering Failure

Sovcomflot's tanker Zaliv Amurskiy grounded in the Suez Canal on February 13 due to a steering failure.

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 Oversupply to Turn Up the Heat on Chemical Shipping in 2018

Chemical shipping freight rates will weaken due to the depressed outlook on overtonnaged long-haul routes.

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Complete Transformation of How Ports Operate Imminent

World Maritime News speaks with IBM expert on the digital transformation of the maritime industry.

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Big Fleets to Hold in Check Tanker Consolidation

Big fleets and the diverse ownership of the remainder of the VLCC fleet to cap consolidation in the sector.

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IMO Presses On with Enforcement of 2020 Sulfur Cap

The International Maritime Organization is standing its ground on the enforcement of the 2020 sulfur cap.

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Port of Salalah Undertakes First Ship-to-Ship Transfer

Oman's Port of Salalah completed its first ship-to-ship transfer, as it expands service offering in 2018.

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Qatar Accedes to Ballast Water Management Convention

Qatar has become the latest state to sign up to the IMO Ballast Water Management Convention.

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Port: Fujairah Oil Spill Not Caused by Ship-to-Ship Transfer

The recent oil spill off the Port of Fujairah was not the result of a ship-to-ship transfer.

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ICTSI Basra Continues Investment in Iraqi Port Terminal

ICTSI continues 2nd phase investment in Iraq's new container terminal at the Port of Umm Qasr.

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IMO Head: 2020 Sulfur Cap Done Deal

There is no turning back on the implementation of the 0.50 pct cap of the sulfur content of ships’ fuel oil.

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DP World Delivers Record Box Volumes

DP World has reported record container volumes of 70 million for 2017, beating analyst expectations. 

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Gulf Ship-to-Ship Transfer Spills Common and Neglected?

An oil slick was spotted on January 25 on the beaches of Aqqah, Fujairah, a home to renowned beach resorts in UAE.

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Bahri Welcomes 43rd VLCC to Its Fleet

Bahri has taken delivery of Lawhah, the second VLCC fleet addition since the beginning of this year. 

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DP World Jumps on the Digitization Bandwagon

DP World has embarked on a programme to drive digital transformation across its business operations worldwide.

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Hapag-Lloyd to Call East Coast of Africa for the 1st Time

Hapag-Lloyd is to launch a new weekly service between the Saudi Arabian port of Jeddah and the east coast of Africa.

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USD 89 Bn Lost in Underuse of European Free Trade Deals

The full potential of European Union free trade agreements (FTAs) remains untapped.

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Abandoned Aegean Princess Crew Returns Home after 17 Months

The crew of the Panamanian flagged 'Aegean Princess' return home to India and Myanmar.

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GulfNav to Buy Major Stake in Singapore's Atlantic

GulfNav plans to acquire a majority stake in Atlantic Navigation Holdings (Singapore) Limited.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Here are the most read articles of the past week.

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11 Nations Hammer Out Deal on Trans-Pacific Partnership

Eleven countries finalize agreement on the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).

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Yemen Conflict Pushes Maritime Industry to Tighten Security

Shipowners and operators are facing new threats arising from the conflict in Yemen.

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KOTC Orders Three Gas Carriers from HHI

Kuwait Oil Tanker Company, HHI pen contract for three very large gas carries (VLGC).

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Suez Canal, Ecoslops to Undertake Feasibility Study

Suez Canal, Ecoslops to join forces in study on recovering oil residues from ships transiting the canal.

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DP World Still Seeking Investment Opportunities in Russia

DP World continues to seek investment opportunities in Russia, but there have been no concrete transactions made so far.

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Infographic: Steps to Positive Mental Health

The Shipowners' Club releases guide Steps to Positive Mental Health for seafarers.

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Bahri Adds New VLCC to Its Fleet

Bahri took delivery of the new very large crude carrier (VLCC) Kassab on January 22.

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Milaha Buys Its Largest Container Vessel

Milaha has acquired its largest container vessel to date, the 3,768 TEU boxship Majd.

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