- CMA CGM Has Cut CO2 Emissions by Fifty Percent
- China Holds First Joint Anti-Piracy Drill with NATO
- Ki-Tack Lim Confirmed as Secretary-General
- Container Service Reliability Falls Slightly in October
- Rio Tinto Gives Green Light to Amrun Project
- ZIM Stays in Black despite Historic Low Rates
- Pacific Basin in Profit Warning
- Evergreen Line Orders Ten 2,800 teu Ships
- Latvian Shipping Company in Red
- BC Ferries Names Its First Salish-Class Ship
- ShinaSB Files for Bankruptcy
- Sweden Considers Rigs and Cruise Ships for Refugees
- Greek Shipowners "Too Big to Tax"
- Maersk Line idling one of its largest vessels
- Scorpio Offloads Six New Bulkers
- CMA CGM HAS CUT CO2 EMISSIONS BY FIFTY PERCENT
- CHINA HOLDS FIRST ANTI-PIRACY DRILL WITH NATO
- KI-TACK LIM CONFIRMED AS SECRETARY-GENERAL
- CONTAINER SERVICE RELIABILITY SLIGHTLY IN OCTOBER
- RIO TINTO GIVES GREEN LIGHT TO AMRUN PROJECT
- ZIM STAYS IN BLACK DESPITE HISTORIC LOW RATES
- PACIFIC BASIN IN PROFIT WARNING
- EVERGREEN LINE ORDERS TEN 2.800 TEU SHIPS
- LATVIAN SHIPPING COMPANY IN RED
- BC FERRIES NAMES ITS FIRST SALISH-CLASS SHIP
- 'First unmanned ferry is coming
- India Opens Coastal Shipping
- Port of Auckland’s Profit Down
- Titanic II or Titanic III
- Self-elevating construction and accommodation units
- Ameropa builds terminal in Constanta port
- India to focus on Coastal Shipping
- Russia launches arctic drill
- Rubbish crisis shuts down port of Beirut
- DSME terminates drillship contract
- Port Metro Vancouver in Growth Mode
- COSCOL scores rig transport deal with Shell Offshore
- Konecranes rings fraud alarm
- Aco Marine, Dragon Oil inks deal
- Xiamen investing in its port
- First US offshore wind workboat
- Tallink improves quarterly profit by 368 pct
- Scandlines sends hybrid duo on a diet
- Ship of the future: container feeder
- Vard secured shipbuilding contracts
ShinaSB Files for BankruptcySouth Korean medium-size shipbuilder ShinaSB Yard has filed for bankruptcy after being on life support since April 2014, according to local media.
Sweden Considers Rigs and Cruise Ships for RefugeesThe Swedish Migration Board is running out of refugee housing on land, and is considering seaborne sources of shelter: cruise ships and offshore facilities.
Greek Shipowners "Too Big to Tax"On the day he took office as Greece's shipping minister in June 2012, Kostis Moussouroulis received a visit from a 90-year-old shipowner.
Maersk Line idling one of its largest vesselsThe world’s No. 1 container shipping firm has confirmed market talk that it has temporarily idled one of its largest vessels – yet another sign that the industry is in dire straits.
Scorpio Offloads Six New BulkersOwner and operator of bulk carriers Scorpio Bulkers Inc. has entered into agreements to sell two Capesize dry bulk vessels and four newbuilding Capesize dry bulk vessels under construction for approximately USD 227 million.
AMSC Closes USD 450 Million LoanAmerican Shipping Company (AMSC) said that it has closed its previously signed agreement for USD 450 million refinancing of its secured vessel debt.
Egypt to Complete East Port Said Side Channel by June 2016Egypt plans to complete a side channel in East Port Said, near the Suez Canal, that would speed up shipping and allow ships direct entry into the port by the end of June 2016, Mohab Memish, head of the Suez Canal Authority, said on Wednesday.
ESL Shipping Sets Sights on World’s First LNG-Fuelled BulkersFinnish dry bulk shipping company ESL Shipping has revealed plans to order two large LNG-fuelled bulk carriers from Chinese shipbuilder Sinotrans & CSC Qingshan Shipyard.
Australian Senate Shoots Down Shipping BillThe Australian Senate has voted down today the Turnbull Government’s amendment to the country’s shipping legislation that would have opened up the coastal shipping market to foreign ships and underpaid foreign crews.
Hyundai Heavy’s CEOs Relinquish Their SalariesAll the Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of the South Korean shipbuilding giant Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) will forego their salaries as part of cost cutting measures aimed at restructuring the group and returning back to profit.
- "Shipping: indispensable to the world" selected as World Maritime Day theme for 2016The IMO Council has endorsed a proposal by Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu to adopt "Shipping: indispensable to the world" as the World Maritime Day theme for 2016.
- Internet Access aboard Ships Key to Attract Youth to SeafaringEasy access to the internet onboard ships is a key requirement if young people are to be attracted into the seafaring profession and shipping needs to be more visible in the public eye.
- IMO Signs Global Maritime Energy Efficiency Partnerships ProjectInternational Maritime Organization (IMO) the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have signed an agreement to allocate US$2.0 million to a two-year global maritime energy efficiency partnership project.
- MOL Issues “Annual Report 2015″ and “Safety, Environmental and Social Report 2015Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced the publications of its Annual Report 2015 and Safety, Environmental and Social Report 2015.
- Nippon Foundation’s Sasakawa to be awardedThe Council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has decided to award the prestigious International Maritime Prize for 2014 to Yohei Sasakawa, Chairman of the Nippon Foundation.
- Lim Ki-tack Elected Next IMO Secretary-GeneralSouth Korea’s Lim Ki-tack has today been elected to be the next Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization at the IMO Headquarters in London.
- "Shipping: indispensable to the world" selected as World Maritime Day theme for 2016
- Internet Access aboard Ships Key to Attract Youth to Seafaring
- IMO Signs Global Maritime Energy Efficiency Partnerships Project
- MOL Issues “Annual Report 2015″ and “Safety, Environmental and Social Report 2015
- Nippon Foundation’s Sasakawa to be awarded
- Lim Ki-tack Elected Next IMO Secretary-General
BIMCO to Stamp Out Corruption in ShippingInternational shipping association BIMCO has launched an anti-corruption clause for shipping contracts worldwide.
GTT, Chantiers Shipyard Bury the HatchetFrance-based LNG containment manufacturer GTT and compatriot shipyard Chantiers de l’Atlantique have decided to put an end to their dispute.
Big Lift for Aasta Hansteen PlatformConstruction of the platform for Statoil’s Aasta Hansteen field development is underway in South Korea, and on November 19 the first of four mega modules, weighing 2,200 tons and measuring 50x20x25 meters, was lifted into place at Hyundai Heavy Industries
Fifty Empty Tankers Wait off VenezuelaMore than a dozen oil tankers are waiting to discharge around Venezuelan ports in the Caribbean as ship owners and oil providers refuse to unload cargoes until state-run PDVSA makes payments, according to sources and vessel tracking data.
Seadrill Turns to Loss on $1.8 Billion WritedownSeadrill Ltd., the offshore driller controlled by billionaire John Fredriksen, reported its first quarterly loss since 2011 as a collapse in oil prices reduced demand for its rigs.
CMA CGM’s APL Buy Would Set a Record in Container ShippingThe proposed acquisition of Singapore’s APL by the French shipping major CMA CGM would be the largest consolidation move in the history of the container shipping industry, based on the size of the fleet operated by the acquired company,
PSA Panama International Terminal Makes Way for Mega ShipsPSA Panama International Terminal has started works for the future 2 million-TEU (20-foot equivalent units) facility with the launching of the quay and dredging works.
"Shipping: indispensable to the world" selected as World Maritime Day theme for 2016The IMO Council has endorsed a proposal by Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu to adopt "Shipping: indispensable to the world" as the World Maritime Day theme for 2016.
ISIS War Not Pushing Oil Prices UpSince the first oil shock of 1973, instability in the Middle East has frequently been associated with higher oil prices. In an industry desperate for positive movement in crude price, the current turmoil in this region is having a limited impact.
East Libya Ready to Stop Tankers If Rival Sells Using GlencoreThe internationally recognized government in eastern Libya will try to stop any tanker operating for Glencore Plc from loading oil at the nation’s ports if the company does business with a rival political leadership in the west of the divided country.
China Ratifies the Maritime Labor ConventionChina has ratified the Maritime Labor Convention, becoming the 68th International Labor Organization member state to do so.
- 12:38 - CMA CGM Has Cut CO2 Emissions by Fifty Percent
- 12:35 - China Holds First Joint Anti-Piracy Drill with NATO
- 12:32 - Ki-Tack Lim Confirmed as Secretary-General
- 12:28 - Container Service Reliability Falls Slightly in October
- 12:24 - Rio Tinto Gives Green Light to Amrun Project
- 12:21 - ZIM Stays in Black despite Historic Low Rates
- 12:08 - Pacific Basin in Profit Warning
- 12:03 - Evergreen Line Orders Ten 2,800 teu Ships
- 12:00 - Latvian Shipping Company in Red
- 11:57 - BC Ferries Names Its First Salish-Class Ship
- 13:09 - ShinaSB Files for Bankruptcy
- 12:58 - Sweden Considers Rigs and Cruise Ships for Refugees
- 12:52 - Greek Shipowners "Too Big to Tax"
- 12:44 - Maersk Line idling one of its largest vessels
- 12:38 - Scorpio Offloads Six New Bulkers