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12 April 2019
South Korean Duo to integrate and improve the challenging market

South Korean liner shipping companies – Sinokor Merchant Marine and Heung-A Shipping will begin integrating their container shipping service businesses next week. With the combination…

ITF: Johann M. K. Blumenthal continue to offend the seafarer’s rights

ITF is launching an operation against German shipping company Johann M. K. Blumenthal, explaining that the company’s “continue to refuse to acknowledged seafarers’ welfare and…

ABB signed an agreement with Seabourne Cruise Line for the delivery of power and propulsion systems

Swiss-Swedish technology company ABB has been concluded to deliver power and propulsion systems for Seabourn’s two new expedition cruise ships. The Seattle-based Seabourne Cruise Line…

11 April 2019
First Ultra class ship was delivered to the Royal Caribbean family

German shipbuilding company Meyer Werft has handed over Spectrum of the Seas, the first cruise ship in the Quantum-Ultra class, to cruise line Royal Caribbean…

MSC to built the new PortMiami terminals

MSC Cruises has received approval for its new cruise terminal at PortMiami from the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners on April 9. The company will…

Irish Continental Group will sold its ferry Oscar Wilde

Irish Continental Group (ICG) has entered into a bareboat hire purchase agreement for the sale of the cruise ferry Oscar Wilde. As informed, the 1987-built…

10 April 2019
Höegh Autoliners is against of the scrubbers systems

Norwegian car carrier Höegh Autoliners don’t want to implement scrubbers in order to comply with the IMO 2020 regulations, and to use very low sulphur…

Viking Cruises to built a cruise line oriented on the Chinese cruise market

Viking Cruises and China Merchants Shekou, representing company of China Merchants Group, have signed a MOU to form a joint enterprise focused on building a…

Genting Hong Kong cruise operator will continue to improve its financial results in 2019

Cruise operator Genting Hong Kong managed to cut its net amount of losses in 2018, while revenue surged during the year. The group recorded a…

9 April 2019
Panama-flagged RoRo ship Al Fayrouz was destroyed by the accident

Panama-flagged RoRo ship Al Fayrouz caught fire while underway in the Red Sea on April 8. According to Saudi Arabian Border Guards, the 101-meter was…

Next newbuild of Holland America Line will called Ryndam

Holland America Line, a part of Carnival Corporation, revealed that its next Pinnacle Class ship will be called Ryndam. The newbuild, due for delivery in…

An oil spill caused by MSC operated containership was reported in the Port of Sines

An MSC operated containership has reported leakage of marine fuel oil while undergoing refueling in the Port of Sines, Portugal. Approximately 3 tons of fuel was spilled…

8 April 2019
Newcastle LNG import terminal will be developed by EPIK

South Korea’s Energy Projects and Infrastructure Korea (EPIK) has agreed as follows about design, engineering and construction services deal for onshore assets of its Newcastle…

Ocean Yield to buy two modern Ultramax dry bulk vessels

Ocean Yield, the Norway-based shipping company has agreed to buy two modern Ultramax dry bulk vessels for USD 42 million net of a debt facility. Two…

The planned disposal of Nordic Ruth didn’t jell

The disposal of Nordic Shipholding’s MR1 chemical/product tanker Nordic Ruth didn’t jell despite the concluded MOA, the Danish shipowner mentioned. Nordic Shipholding signed the memorandum…

5 April 2019
COSCO Shipping Ports to develop port supply chain platform

COSCO Shipping Ports have signed an investment agreement with Guangzhou Nansha Economic and Technology Development Zone Commercial Bureau. According to the contract the company plans…

ZIM will expand its presence in the Northwest Seaport Alliance’s

ZIM is returning to The Northwest Seaport Alliance’s North Harbor in Seattle with the inaugural arrival of boxship ZIM Ningbo on April 5. ZIM is…

Royal Vopak to sale its petroleum terminals

Royal Vopak, Dutch tank storage company, has concluded the agreement with First State Investments on the sale of its petroleum terminals in Algeciras, Amsterdam and…

Stolt-Nielsen Limited has got big financial problems after accident on March 17

Stolt-Nielsen Limited expects a negative financial impact on its tanker business following a fire at Intercontinental Terminals Company’s facility in Houston. Namely, the company noted…

4 April 2019
In 2018 Baleària transported over 4.320,000 passengers

Spanish ferry company Baleària carried a total of 4.320,000 passengers in 2018, up by 11 percent year-over-year (YOY). As informed, the number of passengers exceeded…