Sailcargo Returning to Basics to Tackle Emissions


Sailcargo goes back to the roots of shipbuilding industry.

BIMCO Unveils Two 2020 Sulphur Clauses


BIMCO has published two sulphur content related bunker clauses.

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COSCO, Abu Dhabi Ports Open New Terminal at Khalifa Port

Cosco vessel

COSCO Shipping Ports and Abu Dhabi Ports inaugurated today CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal at Khalifa Port.

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HRAS: 40 Seafarers Left Stranded in UAE

M/V Azraqmoiah

Forty crew members have been stranded at the Port of Sharjah in the UAE for over two years.

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Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative's Online Tool Is Live

Ship breaking

A tool for sharing information on ship recycling to drive responsible practice was launched earlier today.

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Ports Need to Be Climate Change Proofed Urgently

Port of Hamburg

Ports and coastal infrastructure need to be prepared urgently for the projected impacts of the climate change.

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OPEC Cuts to Test the Strength of Tanker Market Recovery


OPEC and Russia agreed to cut oil production by 1.2 million barrels.

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Need a Brain for Your Container? Welcome to Container Utopia


Small and mid-size shipping companies are invited to apply to have their entire container fleet digitalized.

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Iran's President: No Oil Will Be Exported from the Gulf

Hassan Rouhani, Iran's President

Rouhani: If the U.S. wants to stop our oil sales, no oil will be exported from the Persian Gulf.

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EGCSA Slams Singapore's Wash Water Discharge Ban

Vessel pollution

EGCSA criticized the decision of MPA Singapore to ban the discharge of wash water from open loop scrubbers.

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EU Gives Green Light for DP World's Unifeeder Takeover

Unifeeder vessel

EU has approved DP World's acquisition of Denmark-based Unifeeder Group.

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ADNOC, INPEX to Partner Up on LNG Bunkering in UAE

Signing ceremony

ADNOC, INPEX signed a partnership deal on LNG bunkering in the United Arab Emirates.

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Competitive Landscape Could Change Completely in Liner World

Maersk Lamanai, Monte Azul container ships

Global carriers are starting to distinguish themselves with new corporate strategies.

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Qatar Withdrawing from OPEC to Focus on Natural Gas


Qatar revealed its plans to withdraw from OPEC effective January 1, 2019.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

These are the most read stories of the past week.

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Abu Dhabi Terminals Orders Konecranes ASC System


Konecranes to supply an automated stacking crane (ASC) system for Khalifa Port Container Terminal (KPCT).

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Yemen: Shipments at Hodeidah Port Down 50 Pct


Around 50% of the shipment of food to Yemen has been cut as many ships are refusing to dock at Hodeidah.

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Vopak Expands Share in Pakistan's LNG Terminal


Royal Vopak today is to acquire 44% in Elengy Terminal Pakistan Ltd (ETPL).

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QTerminals Gets Green Light to Develop Hamad Port Phase 2

hamad port

QTerminals has received an approval to design, develop and operate Phase II of Hamad Port.

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Kitack Lim Wins Second Term at the Helm of IMO

Kitack Lim, IMO Secretary General

Kitack Lim has been given a second four-year term as Secretary General of IMO.

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BIMCO to Complete Cyber Security Clause in May 2019


BIMCO is developing a cyber security clause in cooperation with shipping companies Klaveness and Navig8.

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Rescued Migrants Forcibly Removed from Nivin in Libya

Libyan flag

Rescued migrants that were refusing to disembark Nivin have been forcefully removed from the vessel.

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Deal Reached on Higher Seafarer Wages


Seafarers across the globe can look forward to higher wages.

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12 Rescued from Stricken Bitumen Tanker

Durban Queen

Twelve crew members of Durban Queen have been rescued after their vessel got into trouble in the Persian Gulf.

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US Treasury Warns Against Petroleum Shipments to Syria

Donald Trump

US warns maritime community of sanctions risks related to petroleum shipments to Syria.

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Tanker Recovery: Winter Is Coming (Early)?


Multiple factors contributing to tanker recovery, but sustainable recovery is yet to materialize.

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GulfNav to Buy Four Livestock Carriers


GulfNav plans to buy four livestock carriers in an effort to diversify its commercial operations.

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OSC Eyes Fleet Growth as It Reaps Fruit from Long-Term Deals

Silver Muscat

Medium and long-term contracts provide OSC with steady cash flow to expand its fleet.

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