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22 May 2018
Weak Tanker Market Hurts Sovcomflot Earnings

Driven by low freight rates in tanker sectors, Russian state-owned shipping company PAO Sovcomflot (SCF Group) ended the first quarter of this year in loss….

19 May 2018
Digital Growth Could Shape the Port of the Future

A number of developments in the digital and augmentation/automation areas could transform competitiveness and customer propositions at UK ports, according to a survey released by…

17 May 2018
Shipping’s Decarbonization Will Need Major R&D Investment

Following a lengthy process, the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) member states finally agreed in April to require international shipping to decarbonize and at least halve…

14 May 2018
North America-ECSA Demand to Rise in 2018

Demand in the North America-ECSA container trade is expected to see gradual improvement during 2018, shipping consultancy Drewry said. There is evidence of a demand…

10 May 2018
Container Efficiency through Cooperation

A new collaboration makes it possible that vessels that call on multiple terminals in Moerdijk and Tilburg will be combining cargo destined for a single…

7 May 2018
Norwegian Cruise Line Sees Another Record Quarter

Miami-based cruise company Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings witnessed a strong start to 2018 as its net income surged by 66.7 percent in the first quarter…

3 May 2018
India’s 1st Floating LNG Terminal Inaugurated

Indian’s first floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal was inaugurated on May 1 by the country’s gas company H-Energy, a unit of Hiranandani Group. Eni’s…

2 May 2018
Japan Could Become a Major LNG Bunkering Hub

In the light of efforts to decarbonise maritime transport, the Japanese government expects LNG to become a significant fuel for shipping and is positioning Japan…

29 April 2018
FSA, One Sea Aim to Enable Commercial Autonomous Shipping by 2025

The Finnish Shipowners’ Association (FSA) has started a cooperation with One Sea ecosystem, striving to enable commercial autonomous maritime traffic by 2025. As informed, the…

24 April 2018
Methanol Is Ready for Use as Marine Fuel

In preparation for the International Maritime Organization’s upcoming 2020 sulphur limit, the shipping industry started considering a number of solutions, including low sulphur fuel oil…

22 April 2018
Here Is the World’s Largest LEGO Ship

Hong Kong-based cruise line company Dream Cruises has built a huge replica of its World Dream cruise ship out of LEGOs to mark the delivery…

All Italian Ports to Strike Today

A nation-wide strike has been announced for today in Italian ports following a fatal accident at the Port of San Giorgio di Nogaro. The strike…

16 April 2018
IMO Moves to Ban HFO from Arctic Shipping

Member states of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) have committed to developing a ban on heavy fuel oil (HFO) from Arctic shipping, along with an…

10 April 2018
All Eyes on IMO to Draft Ship Pollution Reduction Strategy

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is under the spotlight now that the 72nd session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee kick started earlier today in…

28 March 2018
World’s Biggest Cruise Ship Makes Worldwide Debut in Spain

The world’s biggest cruise ship, Royal Caribbean’s new Symphony of the Seas, made her worldwide debut on Tuesday at the port of Malaga in Spain….

27 March 2018
A Trade War is Harmful to All and Clearly Bad for International Shipping

A trade war resulting from President Donald Trump tariffs on imports of aluminum and steel (or any other major trade action for that matter) would…

21 March 2018
First Transaction for Bitcoin of the Shipping Industry

Hong Kong-based blockchain solution provider 300cubits has completed the first trial shipment in its smart contract deployed on the Ethereum blockchain, the company said. Malaysia’s…

18 March 2018
High Costs Expected after Maersk Honam Fire

Shipping giant Maersk Line confirmed that the berthing and discharging operations of the fire-stricken Maersk Honam would result in high extraordinary costs. The company has…

14 March 2018
The Worst Containership Disasters in 2018 year

With a nominal capacity of 15,262 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units), the 353-meter Maersk Honam is by the biggest ship on our list of modern container…

13 March 2018
3,000th Neopanamax Transits New Panama Lock

On March 2, the Panama Canal announced the transit of its 3,000th Neopanamax vessel, exceeding initial traffic expectations by this date. The Panama-flagged containership MSC…