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22 October 2018
Blockchain pilot to solve the problems of container logistics

ABN AMRO, the Port of Rotterdam Authority and Samsung SDS, the logistics and IT arm of Samsung, have joined forces to launch a pilot based…

Pavilion Energy has signed an agreement with BW Group on a Long-Term Charter

Singapore’s Pavilion Energy has signed an agreement with BW Group (BW) for the long-term charter of two M-type, electronically controlled, gas injection (MEGI) LNG newbuilds….

MethaShip research project aimed at Fuel of a Future

Renewable methanol offers a long term solution for the passenger shipping industry’s carbon emission reduction strategy, the findings of the MethaShip research project showed. The MethaShip…

Bulk carriers with scrubbers will attract a charter premium

Maritime Strategies International (MSI) believes there will be a technology-led two-tier market for dry bulk timecharter rates, similar to that seen in the LNG sector. However,…

21 October 2018
MOL announced the delivery of the LNG carrier Marvel Eagle

19.10.2018 TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) announced the delivery of the LNG carrier Marvel Eagle.  The vessel is the first of three newbuilding LNG carriers,…

20 October 2018
Somalia pirates attacked a Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier

A Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier was attacked by pirates off the east coast of Somalia this week showing the persistent threat of piracy despite the…

19 October 2018
Existing bilateral partnership of ONE and Hapag-Lloyd

Ocean Network Express and Hapag-Lloyd have concluded a Bilateral Strategic Feeder Network Cooperation Agreement, which has already started on the first trades. The collaboration, which…

IMO emissions toolkits and their role in the prevention of pollution

According to Annex VI of IMO’s International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from ships (MARPOL) includes regulations to limit air pollution from ships as…

The bunker industry undergo a wave of consolidations

Credit has become the taboo topic of the bunker industry since the announcement by the International Maritime Organization that a 0.5% global marine sulfur cap…

Spanish ferry companies will launch the new route between the Canary Islands and Huelva

Spanish ferry companies Fred. Olsen Express and Baleària, through their alliance Canary Bridge Seaways (CBS), will launch the new route between the Canary Islands and…

18 October 2018
Germany’s Oltmann Gruppe has started a mutual fund of shipping investments

Founded in 1986, the Oltmann Gruppe has 243 ship funds initiated and a total investment volume of over EUR three billion. Specifically, investors can participate…

MAN Energy Solutions believes in gas-derived fuel

Speaking at the 4th annual Naftemporiki Shipping Conference, held in Athens on October 3, 2018, Jones said that the issue of the fuel choice is…

New Time Charter Contract For M/V Astarte

The “Astarte” is a 81,513 dwt Kamsarmax dry bulk vessel built in 2013. Diana Shipping, a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry…

Arkas Bunkering has signed the protocol with Sumitomo to offer LNG bunkers

Arkas Bunkering has signed the protocol with Sumitomo Corporation and preparations are said to be already underway to offer LNG bunkers. Arkas Bunkering and Sumitomo…

According to Cosco Shipping Ports data 3.24 million containers moving through Piraeus

Piraeus’s container handling figures have increased to the max extent and reached a level that it took a full 12 months to attain in previous…

17 October 2018
The increased part of CMA CGM shares to 33 %

CEVA Logistics AG announces that CMA CGM S.A. (“CMA CGM”) has purchased shares of the Company during the last few days so that the group…

The MEG4 gives insights into the safety of maritime industry

The maritime industry has always been concerned with safety. Developing mooring systems that are adequate for intended service, with maximum integration of guidelines across a…

Carnival Victory Cruise Line will be renamed Carnival Radiance

The renovation will complete a USD 200 million enhancement program and the 2000-built ship will be renamed Carnival Radiance. The vessel will undergo a 38-day…

16 October 2018
Two hydrocracking reactors made by ATB Riva Calzoni are dispatched, the largest ever loaded in the port of Venice

Two hydrocracking reactors made by ATB Riva Calzoni have sailed on board the BigLift company’s Happy Star ship, with their destination the first private Nigerian…

APM Terminals have concluded an agreement to divest Izmir terminal to SOCAR

APM Terminals have reached an agreement to divest its container terminal in Izmir, Turkey to its current partner SOCAR. According to the sales agreement, APM…