Ukrainian Ports to Become Deeper and Greener

USPA

USPA is making Ukrainian ports greener through a new concept.

Navios Acquisition Wraps Up Merger with Navios Midstream

Tanker

Navios Acquisition has completed the acquisition of the publicly held units of Navios Midstream.

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Ullman: I’d Rather Take an OPEC Cut than US Cut

Stena IMMOMAX tanker

Ullman: I would rather take an OPEC production cut than a cut from the U.S.

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USPA Takes Next Step in Azov Sea Ports Development Plan

Ukrainian port

USPA has taken the next step in its development plans for the ports of Mariupol and Berdiansk in the Azov Sea.

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Wight Sky Passenger Ferry Hit by Fire

Wight Link ferry

M/V Wight Sky RoRO ferry suffered a fire while in berth at Lymington.

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Australia to Improve Working Conditions in Live Sheep Trade

Live sheep trade

Australian live exporters to improve working conditions in the country's live sheep trade.

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Good News for Bulkers as China Buys US Soyabeans Again?

Bulker

It remains to be seen whether continuation of the U.S. soybean sale to China would help raise Panamax & Supramax rates.

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Flettner Rotor-Fitted Ultramax Wins Ship of the Year Award

MV Afros, Flettner Rotor-fitted Ultramax bulk carrier

Ultramax bulker fitted with Flettner Rotor system named 'Ship of the Year'.

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Suitors Launch Their Bidding for Long Beach Terminal

COSCO, OOCL

Bids start to pour in for COSCO Shipping Holdings' sale of the Long Beach Container Terminal.

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W.B. Yeats Finally Delivered

W.B. Yeats

The Irish Continental Group has taken delivery of the cruise ferry W.B.Yeats from FSG.

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Moore Stephens: Shipping Confidence Slightly Down

Shipping

Moore Stephens: Shipping confidence dipped slightly but investment appetite remains undimmed.

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Mitsubishi Christens Astomos Energy's New LPG Carrier

LPG carrier Laurel Prime

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding christened a new LPG carrier for Astomos Energy Corporation on December 13.

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Scorpio Bulkers Agrees Charter for Ultramax Unit

Bulker

Scorpio Bulkers has reached an agreement to charter out one of its Ultramax drybulk carriers.

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Containerships Takes Delivery of Its 1st LNG-Powered Newbuild

Containerships Nord

Containerships has welcomed into the fleet its first LNG-powered container vessel, M/S Containerships Nord.

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Petronas Puts LNG Bunkering High on Agenda

Kairos

Petronas has set sights on tapping into the potential of burgeoning LNG bunkering market.

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MSC, Port of Valencia Trial IoT Network

MSC containership

MSC has teamed up with the Port of Valencia on a pilot Internet-of-Things (IoT) project, led by Traxens.

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Maersk Broker to Take a Major Share in NAODAN Chartering

Maersk vessel

Maersk Broker Bulk Chartering is to become a major shareholder in NAODAN Chartering as of January 1.

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Scandlines Welcomes Ruling to Cancel Fehmarn's Financing

Scandlines

The Court of Justice of the European Union cancelled the approval of the Fehmarn Belt’s financing model.

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SCF's LNG Carrier Loads 1st Cargo from Yamal LNG's 3rd Train

Christophe de Margerie

LNG carrier Christophe de Margerie loaded the first batch of LNG produced at the third train of Yamal LNG plant.

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Navis: 6 Emerging Trends to Keep an Eye on

window

There are some emerging trends that owners should be watching closely.

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MAIB: Vessel's Weak Safety Culture Led to Fatal Accident

SMN Explorer

Weak safety culture aboard the cargo ship, SMN Explorer, led to a fatal accident in February 2018, MAIB noted.

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Proman Shipping Names Its Largest Vessel Yet

Castara

Hyundai Mipo Dockyard hosted a naming ceremony for a 52,000-tonne methanol carrier being built for MOL.

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Report: DSME Workers Occupy a Crane, Demand Pay Hike

LNG carrier under construction at DSME

Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering faced with another worker protest.

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Samsung Heavy Scores Another LNG Carrier Order

LNG carrier

Samsung Heavy received another contract to built an LNG carrier for an unnamed Oceania shipowner.

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Navios Subsidiary Fined for Dumping Oily Waste at Sea

oily waste discharge

Court fines Navimax Corporation, a subsidiary of Navios Maritime Holdings Inc., for discharging oily waste at sea.

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FSL to Finance Newbuildings by Selling Ageing Ships

Tanker

FSL is to sell ageing vessels in order to collect funds for the construction of two new tankers.

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New Zealand: Captain Sentenced for Exceeding Alcohol Limit

Gavel

Tanker captain sentenced and removed from his position for exceeding the alcohol limit, according to Maritime NZ.

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TT-Line Orders Green Ship in China

Ferry

TT-Line has placed an order for a dual fuel vessel with China's shipbuilder Jiangsu Jinling.

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