Cyber Hygiene Key to Hack-Proofing Your Business

With cyber crimes becoming ever more frequent, WMN explores what is key to becoming cyber resilient

Spotted: AIDA Starts Its First World Cruise

On October 17, AIDAcara embarked from Hamburg on AIDA Cruises’ very first world cruise. The 116-day cruise ...

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Dutch Port Firms Ink Cooperation Deal with Fujairah Port

Dutch Port of Amsterdam, STC-Group Holding and Iskes Towage & Salvage are looking to expand their cooperation ...

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Slower Steaming Could Cut Emissions by a Third

Greenhouse gas emissions from three ship types – containerships, bulkers and tankers – could be reduced ...

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Report: Security of LNG Supplies Prompting Concern

While gas markets are currently well supplied, the transformation of natural gas markets from regional systems to ...

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Libya Closes Tobruk Port

The Libyan Ministry of Transport has decided to close the Port of Tobruk. As explained, the port will be closed ...

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IMB: 121 Piracy Incidents Reported So Far in 2017

A total of 121 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in the first nine months of 2017, ...

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Tanker Owners Get a Breather as Scrapping Ramps Up in Q3

The third quarter of 2017 saw the highest level of total tanker deadweight tons (DWT) sold for scrap in any quarter ...

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Shreyas Shipping Bolsters Fleet with Vessel Trio

Last week was very busy for Jebel Ali-based Transworld Group as the shipping and marine logistics conglomerate ...

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Maersk Is Not on the Scrubber Team

The IMO’s 0.5 sulfur cap on marine fuel set to enter into force in 2020 has caused numerous headaches to ...

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AMSteel to Operate King Abdullah Port's Bulk Terminal

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Port has signed an agreement with port operator AMSteel for the operation of ...

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Container Shipping Industry to Earn USD 6 Bn This Year

The container shipping industry is steaming its way toward making an operating profit in the region of USD 6 ...

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Varun's Ships Banned from UAE Ports

All ships belonging to Varun Resources Limited have been banned from calling the United Arab Emirates (UAE) ports, ...

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Q3 2017 Bottom of Current Tanker Market Cycle

The third quarter of 2017 has seen tanker fleet utilization drop to levels last seen in 2013, according to the ...

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Milaha Considering Ship Investments Across a Few Sectors

Qatari maritime and logistics company Milaha is evaluating tonnage acquisitions across several sectors at the ...

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Bahri, DNV GL Team Up on Big Data to Bolster Safety

Bahri Data, one of the six business units within Bahri, has signed a contract with classification society DNV GL to ...

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Oman Shipping Adding 10 Bulkers for Aggregate Exports?

Oman Shipping Company (OSC) intends to increase share in the transport market for aggregates and acquire up to ten ...

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Bahri, Bunge Launch Dry Bulk Joint Venture in Dubai

National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) and the Dutch firm Koninklijke Bunge B.V. (Bunge) have launched ...

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Abu Dhabi Ports Orders 3 New Tugs from Damen, Sanmar

Port developer and operator Abu Dhabi Ports ordered three new tugboats during the Seatrade Offshore Marine & ...

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Bulker Suffers Blackout in Suez Canal

A bulk carrier experienced a blackout while transiting the Suez Canal on October 4, GAC said, referring to the ...

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Abu Dhabi Ports Inaugurates Trade Digitalization Platform

Maqta Gateway, Abu Dhabi Ports’ digital platform which aims to digitalize trade and streamline the exchange of ...

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Libya’s Port of Benghazi Reopens

After a three-year-long closure due to the military conflict in the country, Libya’s Port of Benghazi ...

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Three Die from Suffocating on Ship Berthed at Sohar Port

Three seafarers lost their lives onboard a cargo ship anchored at the Port of Sohar on September 30, Oman’s ...

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Fujairah National Shipping Eyes Greater Market Share

United Arab Emirates-based maritime services company Fujairah National Shipping (FNS) announced plans to increase ...

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Maritime Community Celebrates World Maritime Day 2017

“The maritime sector, which includes shipping, ports and the people that operate them, can and should play a ...

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Oman Shipping Looking for Second-Hand Boxships

Oman Shipping Company is planning to invest around USD 20 million in two second-hand containerships, the ...

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Container Lines Take Lion's Share of Seaborne Reefer Market

Container shipping lines are increasing their share of the seaborne reefer market and are forecast to accelerate ...

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