Transformation of How Ports Operate Imminent

IBM expert discusses digitization of the maritime industry.

Report: Panama Canal's LNG Tanker Traffic to Surge by 50 Pct

Panama Canal's LNG tanker traffic could go up by 50 percent amid increasing exports of fuel from the US.

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DHT: Tanker Market Hit from Both Sides

Tanker transportation is hit by inventory drawdowns and deliveries of newbuildings.

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TORM Names Second LP2 Newbuild

TORM takes delivery of TORM Hermia, an LR2 product tanker newbuilding.

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Gothia Tanker Alliance Lays Keel for 4th LNG-Fueled Tanker

China's shipbuilder lays keel for the fourth LNG-fueled tanker being built for Gothia Tanker Alliance.

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Gibson: January Delivers Poor Tanker Returns

Extreme weakness in crude tanker market's spot TCE returns in January left many surprised, Gibson said.

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Organizations Slam Kinder Morgan's Expansion Plans in BC

Environmental groups slam plans of increasing the number of  Kinder Morgan tankers in Howe Sound.

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Pantheon Tankers Linked to Two More Tankers at STX

Pantheon Tankers has exercised the option for two more 50,000 dwt tankers at STX Offshore and Shipbuilding.

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Stena Bulk Names Final MR Newbuild in Guangzhou

Stena Bulk named its final MR tanker newbuilding Stena Impero in Guangzhou, China on January 31.

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AET Adds Four Newly Built Tankers

AET Tankers has named and added four newly built tankers, as part of its fleet renewal efforts.

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Ocean Tankers in for Up to Ten More Ships

Ocean Tankers has returned to Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding for up to ten Handy-size tankers.

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Bahri Adds New VLCC to Its Fleet

Bahri took delivery of the new very large crude carrier (VLCC) Kassab on January 22.

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ITOPF: Two Large Oil Spills Reported in 2017

Two large oil spills and four medium spills from tankers were recorded in 2017.

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GulfNav Refinances Petrochemical Pair

GulfNav has used a portion of its recently raised capital to refinance two petrochemical carriers.

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UAE Lays Down the Rules for Tankers

Foreign flagged tankers carrying crude oil and products in UAE waters have to be less than 25 years old.

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Stena's New Tanker Digitally Named

Tanker shipping company Stena Bulk has held a digital naming ceremony for Stena Immortal, a 50,000 dwt tanker. 

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Report: Tanker's Crew Member Dies of Major Burns

One crew member from the fire-stricken tanker Genessa has lost his life due to major burns.

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Pirates Kidnap MT Barrett's 22 Crew, Company Confirms

Union Maritime confirmed that MT Barrett's 22 crew members were kidnapped by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea on January 10.

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Nordic American Tankers Expands Charter Portfolio

Nordic American Tankers (NAT) has entered into a one-year term charter with Cepsa for the 2004-built Nordic Castor. 

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Norden Raises Expectations for 2017

Norden has raised its expectations for the adjusted results for 2017 to USD 20 to 35 million.

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Union Maritime’s Tanker with 22 Crew Goes Missing

Union Maritime has not heard from one of its vessels, MT Barrett, since late Tuesday, January 9.

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Odfjell Takes Delivery of Bow Platinum

Odfjell has welcomed a 25,000 dwt stainless steel chemical tanker, Bow Platinum, into its fleet.

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