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19 June 2019
Meriaura Group to create a zero-waste fleet

Meriaura Group has revealed its ambitions of creating a zero-waste fleet. The research collaboration with the Finnish Transport Safety Agency (Trafi) for reducing ship-generated waste…

Spanish custom found 10 tons of hashish aboard general cargo ship

Crew members of the general cargo ship ELG have been arrested after Spanish customs officials found 10 tons of hashish aboard the vessel. According to…

Next-Generation Coal Carrier was presented by MOL

Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has unveiled a new vessel design for a next-generation coal carrier, developed in cooperation with domestic shipyards. The…

18 June 2019
Performance of the first official LNG Bunker Barge

LNG supplier Titan LNG revealed that its bunker barge FlexFueler001 performed the first official bunkering on June 14 in the Port of Rotterdam. The fuel…

The white list of Paris MoU was joined by the flags of Russia and Lithuania

The flags of Lithuania and the Russian Federation have been included in the white list of the Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control…

The official start of construction of the spectacular Mardi Gras at Meyer Turku

The 180,000 gross ton cruise ship Mardi Gras, under construction for Carnival Cruise Line, was launched with a traditional coin ceremony at Meyer Turku shipyard…

17 June 2019
Diamond Highway was abandoned near the Philippines in the result of the fire

A car carrier that caught fire off the coast of the Philippines was abandoned near Reed Bank on June 17, according to the Philippine Coast…

Maersk entered into negotiations with Rosatomflot

Shipping company Maersk is in negotiations with FSUE Atomflot (Rosatomflot), a Russian operator of nuclear-powered icebreakers and part of Rosatom, to use the Northern Sea…

KSS Line to order an extra large gas carrier

Shipping company KSS Line has decided to order an 84,000 cbm very large gas carrier (VLGC) at compatriot Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) shipyard. Signed on…

14 June 2019
The total growth of piracy in the Asian region

The number of piracy and armed robbery incidents in the Asian region has increased to seven in May compared to preceding months. In May 2019,…

Hapag-Lloyd has entered into a new credit facility

Shipping company Hapag-Lloyd, moving forward with the implementation of its Strategy 2023, has entered into a new EUR 100 million (USD 112.8 million) revolving credit…

13 June 2019
Algoma Shipping to make a new deal with Oldendorff

Algoma Shipping has finalized the acquisition of the interest held by Oldendorff Carriers in the CSL International Pool. As a result of the transaction Algoma’s interest in the…

New Multipurpose Terminal in Egypt

New multipurpose terminal was opened by the Egypt’s Damietta Port Authority. The investment cost of the terminal is EGP 1.36 billion (USD 81.3 million). The terminal…

Two tankers’ attack in the Gulf of Oman

On June 13, two tankers were damaged in a suspected attack in the Gulf of Oman near the Strait of Hormuz. The product carrier Kokuka…

12 June 2019
Euroseas closed the refinancing of two vessels

Euroseas company has closed its earlier revealed refinancing of two vessels. The company explained that the financing was closed with simultaneous interest rate reduction of 0.5%…

DSME has got a new order for an LNG carrier

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has secured another LNG carrier order from Maran Gas Maritime. The Greece-based shipowner, part of Angelicoussis Shipping Group, ordered…

Wasaline: the automation concept rules will be developed

Ferry company Wasaline is building a new RoPax ferry that will be ready for remote operations and equipped to run on liquefied natural gas (LNG),…

11 June 2019
The Gulf of Guinea have become more violent for seafarers

The government of India has issued a restriction banning all Indian seafarers from working on vessels in the Gulf of Guinea. In a circular sent…

NORDEN to test a large vessel powered with biofuel

Norden is conducting a second test voyage with a large ocean-going vessel powered by CO2 neutral biofuel, the Danish shipping company said on social media….

High-Tech Standards will be applied by ONE Apus

The 2019-built boxship ONE Apus became one of the most high-tech ships to enter the Port of New York and New Jersey as it arrived…