Worldscale rates for hiring VLCCs to haul crude from the Middle East to Far East Asia hit a nine-month high Tuesday, December 9, Platts writes citing shipping sources.
Bonny Gas Transport Ltd and Nigeria LNG Ltd. have taken steps before the court in New York to protect their vessel LNG Finima and other assets from arrest stemming from OW Bunker bankruptcy case.
This amazing photo presents you with one of Corwley’s tugs, named Chief, while working on the Sitcum Waterway. The photo was captured at the Port of Tacoma on December 4th.
All gates belonging to the new locks being added within the Panama Canal Expansion in the Pacific side have been transferred.
Japan’s shipping company Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line) has signed a long-term time charter contract for a new 164,700m3 Moss type LNG carrier with domestic utility company Chubu Electric Power Co.
China’s Qingdao Port has inked an agreement with Brazilian mining giant Vale to establish a sister-port relationship with Vale’s Ponta da Madeira Port in order to boost iron trade between the two terminals.
OW Tanker A/S, a unit of Danish oil trader OW Bunker, has been taken over by Alba Tanker ApS
IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee approved, in principle, the draft International Code of Safety
Athens-based Stealthgas Inc. has concluded chartering arrangements
Oil major Shell might be facing a fine worth up to USD 3.96 billion
The Australian crew of the product tanker Tandara Spirit decided yesterday to end their sit-in and to sail the vessel from Port Phillip Bay, the crew said in an open letter published by the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA).
CMP said it was investing in a new type of daily shuttle service between Malmö
The Port of Rotterdam says its port tariffs will rise in the coming three years at half the rate of the inflation percentage, by a maximum of 1% per year.
United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) has named the industry’s
West Africa trade continues to acutely feel the pressure of the Ebola outbreak
Sweden’s Port of Gothenburg is aiming to increase the volume of paper
West African crude moves have shifted from the U.S. to Europe
Athens-based tanker owner and operator Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (TEN)
The cruise industry continues to grow rapidly in Asia and many cruise lines are deploying more capacity in the region
Drewry’s new report Container Terminal Capacity and Performance
Denmark’s A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S has entered the second phase of its share buy-back program
Media pressure, and particularly the posting of unverified stories
Port workers in Belgium have started a 24 hour strike today, 24th November 2014, which will end at midnight 00:00hrs, Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) advised.
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The Georgia Ports Authority said yesterday that its terminals in Brunswick and Savannah moved a combined 2.79 million tons of freight in October, a record for the authority.
Australia and China have signed a Declaration of Intent on China-Australia Free Trade Agreement having concluded negotiations yesterday in Canberra.
South Korea is planning to set up a government-civilian task force to perform a technical
Costa Cruises, an arm of cruise liner conglomerate Carnival Corporation
Container shipping volumes in Irish ports, Lo/Lo, rose by 9% in Q3
Workers at South Korea’s shipbuilding giant Hyundai Heavy Industries
South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye and New Zealand’s Prime
Australian Fair Work Commission (FWC) has ordered stoppage of the industrial action of Port of Hedland tug operators effective today
IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) is expected to adopt the Polar Code and related amendments to the International Convention
USS Vandegrift (FFG 48) and U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET)
Japanese classification society ClassNK has granted Approval in Principle (AIP)
DP World Limited (DP World) and its wholly owned subsidiary, DP World FZE, have entered into an agreement on the proposed acquisition of Economic Zones World FZE (EZW) for a total cash consideration of USD 2.6 billion.
Hong Kong-based Seaspan Corporation has accepted delivery of a 10000 TEU containership, the MOL Breeze.
The G6 consortium of ocean carriers has recently added the Port of Charleston to a major US East Coast/North
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Port Metro Vancouver’s 2014 Alaska cruise season ended in October