Bigger Ships on the Horizon for Fujairah

CEO of Fujairah Terminals

CEO of Fujairah Terminals updates on the progress with expansion plans at the port.

HPT Opens Thailand's Largest Deep-Sea Container Terminal


Hutchison Ports Thailand has officially opened Terminal D at Laem Chabang Port.

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Samsung Reports on Contract Cancellation, New LoI

Samsung Heavy Industries

Samsung Heavy Industries cancelled a contract for the construction of three special-purpose ships.

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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.

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Norden Selected for Long-Term Indian Contract


Norden inks a ten-year Panamax contract of affreightment (COA) with Sembcorp Energy India.

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MAN: LPG Engine to Power Chinese VLGC

Gaz Imperial

Jiangnan Shipyard has ordered an LPG-burning MAN engine for an 86,000 cbm VLGC.

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Kawasaki Heavy Gets ClassNK AIP for LNG-Fueled Bulk Carrier

Bulk Carrier

ClassNK grants AIP to Kawasaki Heavy Industries for the design of an LNG-fueled 207,000 dwt bulk carrier.

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Abandoned Seafarers Facing Serious Mental Health Issues

Halani 1

8 Indian seafarers abandoned offshore Namibia suffering from fatigue and serious mental health problems.

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Hyundai Seeks to Take Over DSME

LNG carrier

Hyundai Heavy Industries Corporation has set sights on acquiring a major stake in compatriot Daewoo Shipbuilding ...

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Design Unveiled for World’s First Pure-Electric Tanker

e5 vessel

Asahi Tanker and Exeno-Yamamizu jointly developed the new tanker design with zero-emission electric propulsion.

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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.

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Trade War, Brexit Exerting Huge Pressure on Ocean Freight


The outcomes of US-China trade war & Brexit to have significant repercussions on the ocean freight industry.

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HMM Inks Investment Deal for Busan Terminal


HMM signs sales contract for the PSA-Hyundai Pusan New Port (PHPNT) Pier 4.

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Hyundai Heavy Nabs VLCC Trio

Hyundai Heavy

Hyundai Heavy Industries Group is off to a great start since the beginning of 2019 as new orders keep piling up.

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CSSC Reveals 36-Strong Deals Galore


CSSC has secured 36 newbuilding contracts worth over RMB 10 billion (USD 1.48 bn).

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COSCO Shipping Holdings Raises USD 1.1 Bn


COSCO SHIPPING Holdings Co. has raised USD 1.1 billion (RMB  7.7 billion) from a private share offering. 

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Klaveness: World’s 1st Digital Survey Performed on Boxship


Last week, DNV GL and KSM performed a digital survey - claimed to be the world's first - on board a containership.

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HMM Names New VLCC Universal Leader at DSME

VLCC Universal Leader

HMM named its new VLCC Universal Leader at the DSME Okpo yard on January 29.

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Qatar Unveils Plan to Order 60 LNG Carriers

LNG Carrier

Qatar plans to order 60 liquefied natural gas carriers.

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Samsung Heavy Secures Order for LNG Carrier Pair


SHI has received its first order this year for two liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers.

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OOCL's Revenue, Volumes Continue Rising

OOCL Hong Kong

OOCL's revenue surged in 2018 mainly driven by a good performance in the company's Trans-Pacific service.

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Hyundai Mipo Taps into Rising Demand for Product Tankers

Hyundai Mipo

Hyundai Mipo Dockyard has secured an order for up to six product tankers.

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Pan Ocean Orders Ore Carrier Duo to Serve Vale Deal


Pan Ocean is to order two iron ore carriers to serve a new transportation deal with Vale.

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Yang Ming Lifts Options for 11,000 TEU Quartet

Yang Ming containership

Yang Ming continues fleet build-up in 2019.

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Readers' Picks of the Week


Here are the most read stories of the previous week.

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Arrest Warrant against Polaris Shipping CEO Denied


 The warrant of arrest requested against Polaris Shipping CEO was rejected.

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Court Rejects Request for KR Surveyor's Arrest Warrant

Korean Register

A Korean court rejected the request for an arrest warrant for a surveyor of the Korean Register.

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Study Points to Benefits of Burning LNG on ULCV Newbuild


According to the study, LNG provides a greater ROI than alternative compliance solutions.

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