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26 June 2019
New contract of Oman Shipping Company for VLCCs

Oman Shipping Company has signed an agreement for the construction of three very large crude carriers (VLCCs) with South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering….

25 June 2019
New US Sanctions on Iran

The U.S. President, Donald Trump, has revealed new sanctions against Iran on the back of tanker attacks in the Strait of Hormuz and the downing of…

LNG bunker vessel has started its operation in Rotterdam

Europe’s first inland-waterway LNG bunker vessel has performed its first bunkering operations in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, according to the ship’s long-term charterer Shell. The 110-metre-long…

Q-Flex LNG tanker Al Sheehaniya was delivered to Turkey

Qatargas (Doha) has set a benchmark with the delivery of the largest single cargo of LNG to the Marmara LNG Terminal in Turkey. The Marmara…

24 June 2019
New catamaran ferry designed by Incat Crowther

Incat Crowther has concluded a deal for a design of the catamaran passenger ferry for operation in Korea. The Incat Crowther 65 will be built…

Doha Port will boost its capacity for giant ships

Doha Port has completed another one step in the framework of its redevelopment project that would allow the port to welcome bigger ships. According to…

Charter contract between MOL and Hong Kong LNG Terminal Limited

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has signed a charter contract with Hong Kong LNG Terminal Limited for a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU). The FSRU…

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…