The Expedition Market: Adventure Meets Comfort

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

Tanker Fire Takes Lives of Two Seafarers off South Korea

Fire aboard tanker off South Korea

Two seafarers lost their lives in a fire aboard an oil tanker off the southern coast of South Korea.

read more →

NYK Agrees USD 80.6 Mn Syndicated Loan for Scrubbers

NYK Line

NYK Line has signed a USD 80.6 million loan to finance the installation of scrubbers.

read more →

Armatori Group Secures Financing for New Tanker Duo

Finance

Armatori Group's Marittima Emiliana secured financing for the construction of two chemical tankers in China.

read more →

Maran Tankers Tied to Another Suezmax Order at Daehan

Tanker

Maran Tankers expanded its orderbook with another tanker at Daehan Shipbuilding Corporation.

read more →

IRClass Wins ERS Contract for 33 SCI Ships

IRClass

IRClass secures a 5-year contract to undertake emergency response service for 33 SCI ships.

read more →

KHI: Bulker Divinegate Delivered at DACKS

bulk carrier

Indigo Marine Shipping takes delivery of Divinegate, a 61,000 dwt bulk carrier.

read more →

Gothia Tanker Alliance Receives Fifth Chemical Tanker

Gothia Tanker Alliance

Gothia Tanker Alliance takes delivery of Fure Ven, a 20,000 cbm product/chemical tanker. 

read more →

Alphaliner: Capacity on Transpacific Route to Remain Flat

Containership

Shipping lines do not plan capacity increases on the Transpacific route.

read more →

UECC Orders Two Next-Generation LNG PCTCs

UECC pure car truck carrier

United European Car Carriers (UECC) orders two pure car truck carriers (PCTCs) in China. 

read more →

NYK Develops Software that Helps with Ship Berthing

nyk-line

NYK, together with MTI and JMS, develops a system that assists with vessel berthing.

read more →

Eighty Injured after Japanese Ferry Hits 'Whale'

coast_guard_japan

Eighty people were injured when a Japanese jetfoil ferry hit what seemed to be a whale in the Sea of Japan. 

read more →

COSCO Shipping Splashes New ULCV at NACKS

COSCO Shipping vessel

COSCO Shipping Lines has launched its newest 19,000+ TEU newbuilding at compatriot shipyard.

read more →

Rising Demand to Push China's Chemical Freight Rates Up

Tanker

Drewry: China’s increasing domestic demand for chemical shipping is to strengthen coastal freight rates.

read more →

Hyundai Heavy Inks Formal Contract to Take Over DSME

dsme

HHI signs a formal deal to proceed with the acquisition of DSME. 

read more →

Creditors to Get Majority Control of Hanjin Heavy

money

Lenders will obtain majority control of the Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction.

read more →

K Line Readies for Major Loss, Starts Structural Reform

Cape Hayatomo

K Line unveils structural reforms as it prepared to record up to USD 900 million of losses this year.

read more →

Qatargas: Commissioning LNG Cargo Shipped to Ennore Terminal

LNG

Qatargas supplies a commissioning LNG cargo for India’s newest LNG receiving terminal.

read more →

Yang Ming: Another Two 14,000 TEU Boxships Launched in Japan

YM Warranty

Yang Ming: two new 14,000 TEU containerships splashed in Japan.

read more →

Intercargo: Dry Cargo Owners Preparing for Landmark Changes

Bulker

Intercargo: 2019 signifies a year for dry cargo owners to prepare their vessels for landmark changes in shipping.

read more →

COSCO Shipping Specialized Carriers Orders 4 Pulp Carriers

shipping

COSCO Shipping Specialized Carriers exercises options to build four 62,000-ton multipurpose pulp carriers. 

read more →

ZIM, Maersk Containerships Collide at Busan New Port

containers

Two Post-Panamax containerships were damaged in a collision at Busan New Port on March 2.

read more →

Up to 6 Small-Scale LNG Carriers for Avenir LNG

Stolt Pride

Nantong CIMC Sinopacific Offshore & Engineering to build up to six LNG carriers for Avenir LNG.

read more →

Fincantieri Delivers Costa's 1st Ship Designed for China

Costa Venezia

Costa Cruises took delivery of Costa Venezia, its first ship designed specifically for the Chinese market.

read more →

ZPMC Invests in COSCO to Enhance Business with Terminals

cosco

ZPMC acquiring USD 62.8 million worth of COSCO shares. 

read more →

Grindrod, Vitol Go Separate Ways with Tanker JV

Tanker

Grindrod Shipping and Vitol started the wind up of their joint venture Leopard Tankers.

read more →

Ulstein Secures Contract for 4th SunStone Expedition Ship

expedition ship

Ulstein to design the 4th expedition cruise vessel for SunStone Ships. 

read more →

HMM: We Have Nothing to Do with LBCT Acquisition

terminal

Hyundai Merchant Marine is not interested in the purchase of Long Beach Container Terminal (LBCT).

read more →