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28 November 2018
MIDDLE CORRIDOR was presented to the European Transport Community!

On November 21-22, 2018, in Brussels (Belgium), a two-day forum “Second Eurasian Connectivity and Industrial Cooperation Forum – The Trans-Eurasian Silk Road railway land bridge:…

26 November 2018
‘Eye in the sky’: to help stop oil spills and illegal shipping

UK has unveiled the first images from a new satellite which can see through clouds and image the Earth round the clock to help stop…

20 November 2018
Trade war between US and China won’t stop

Asian shipping and logistics executives are not overly concerned about the impact of the US and China trade war and see a shift in trade…

19 November 2018
The 2nd anniversary of the cyber security project – ‘Phish and Ships’

Jordan Wylie finished his two year research project “Cyber Security: The Unknown Threat at Sea?” The main idea of the results his research was that…

15 November 2018
HHLA aims to continue to invest in strengthening it’s core business

German terminal operator Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) aims to be a gateway to the future, enabling containerships, trains but also data flow through…

Two polar expedition vessels are ordered by Mystic Cruises

Mystic Cruises, a brand of Portuguese financial holding Mystic Invest, has ordered two polar expedition vessels which are worth EUR 118 million (USD 132.6 million), according…

12 November 2018
22 crew members were evacuated from MV Golden Ocean

Twenty-two crew members have been evacuated from a burning handysize bulker named MV Golden Ocean while the ship was in ballast southeast of Bontang, Kalimantan,…

10 November 2018
Hapag-Lloyd predicts significant increase in transport volume till the end of 2018

German container shipping line Hapag-Lloyd delivered improved earnings in the period ended September 30, 2018, amid a recovery of freight rates and a significant increase in…

9 November 2018
LUKOIL Marine wins Supplier of the Year Award by Incentra

November 2018 – At the annual Council Meeting of the Norwegian procurement organisation Incentra in Oslo, LUKOIL Marine Lubricants was announced to be the winner…

The world’s largest battery-hybrid ship is on a final stage of completion

The M/S Color Hybrid will operate in Norway and will have Norwegian crew. The world’s largest battery-hybrid ship is on a final stage of completion….

7 November 2018
Finnlines to develop “green ships”

Finnish RoRo and passenger services operator Finnlines, part of the Grimaldi Group, revealed plans to order more environmentally-friendly ships. The new order would follow a…

NMA proposed stricter regulations to protect the environment

The Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) has proposed even stricter regulations to reduce the environmental strain in the world heritage fjords. As informed, the proposed amendments…

6 November 2018
WSW will set the regulatory framework in the autonomous shipping sphere

Norway-based Wilhelmsen Ship Management (WSM) has entered into two agreements that will set the tone for operational and regulatory framework in autonomous shipping. The first…

STCW Convention should be reviewed in the part of seafarers training regime

There is a need for a comprehensive revision of the IMO STCW Convention which governs global standards for the training and certification of around two…

Ocean carrier majors and terminal operators to form a blockchain consortium

Nine ocean carrier majors and terminal operators signed today a formal statement of intent for a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to form a blockchain consortium….

5 November 2018
Container shipping alliances could raise competition, according to ITF report

According to the latest report issued by OECD’s International Transport Forum (ITF), container shipping alliances could raise competition concerns in what has become a concentrated…

Ports America entered a new service contract with the Bellingham Shipping Terminal

Ports America entered negotiations with the port after several of its shipping customers requested use of the Bellingham Shipping Terminal. The result of this negotiations is…

MSCO has entered into 5-year coal transportation deal

Russian Murmansk Shipping Company (MSCO) has secured a five-year coal transportation deal along the Northern Sea Route. Under the Arctic shipping agreement, signed with Switzerland-based Sibanthracite Overseas…

Royal Caribbean Cruises officially opened its new terminal

On November 2, 2018, Miami-based cruise line operator Royal Caribbean Cruises officially opened its new terminal at PortMiami November 2. The new cruise terminal, Terminal A,…

4 November 2018
New service contract between the Port of Bellingham and terminal operator Ports America

International cargo vessels are expected to arrive at the Bellingham Shipping Terminal on a regular basis as the result of a new service contract between…