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Liberia Backs Australia’s Push For IMO Reform

Liberia Backs Australia’s Push For IMO Reform

The Liberian Registry has confirmed its support for an initiative by Australia calling on the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to reconsider transparency and the role of industry bodies in the …
Jun 22, 2018 /  Curious
Green Cooperation Between Ocean Network Express and Freightliner

Green Cooperation Between Ocean Network Express and Freightliner

New contract leading to significant CO2 reductions The newly formed container shipping company, Ocean Network Express (ONE) and Freightliner, a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W), have signed a contract …
Jun 22, 2018 /  Vessels
Diana Shipping signs time charter contract for mv Philadelphia with Koch

Diana Shipping signs time charter contract for mv Philadelphia with Koch

Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, Thursday announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter …
Jun 21, 2018 /  Vessels
FKAB launches Saturnus - the first of two Sirius Shipping product and chemical tankers from the Avic Dingheng shipyard in China

FKAB launches Saturnus - the first of two Sirius Shipping product and chemical tankers from the Avic Dingheng shipyard in China

Saturnus, the first of two Sirius Shipping product and chemical tankers from the Avic Dingheng shipyard in China, was launched yesterday. Saturnus, a 9.850 cubic meter and 7.999 DWT tanker, at 98 percent filling ratio, …
Jun 21, 2018 /  Vessels
COSCO SHIPPING Specialized Carriers awarded contract to transport Vito FPU to the Gulf of Mexico

COSCO SHIPPING Specialized Carriers awarded contract to transport Vito FPU to the Gulf of Mexico

COSCO SHIPPING Specialized has been awarded a transportation contract by Shell for the Vito floating production unit (FPU). The integrated Vito FPU will be fabricated in Singapore and then transported to the Gulf of …
Jun 20, 2018 /  Vessels
Maersk launches a new line to the Middle East from Fos

Maersk launches a new line to the Middle East from Fos

Maersk, the world's leading shipping company, is continuing its development in Marseille Fos with a new direct service to the Middle East. This new service will offer calls to the main markets of the Middle East and will …
Jun 19, 2018 /  Vessels
Port of Long Beach has its busiest May in its 107-year history

Port of Long Beach has its busiest May in its 107-year history

Trade surges ahead of peak summer shipping season The Port of Long Beach had the busiest May in its 107-year history, as dockworkers handled 687,427 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) of containerized cargo, an …
Jun 19, 2018 /  Curious
Rand Logistics’ Vessels Receive AMVER Awards for the 2017 Sailing Season

Rand Logistics’ Vessels Receive AMVER Awards for the 2017 Sailing Season

Rand Logistics, Inc. (Rand), a leading provider of bulk freight shipping and ship repair services throughout the Great Lakes Region, announced that three of the Company’s U.S. flagged vessels have been recognized …
Jun 19, 2018 /  Curious
Port of Oakland, largest terminal operator OK new lease to 2027

Port of Oakland, largest terminal operator OK new lease to 2027

A major global marine terminal operator has OKd a new Port of Oakland lease that runs through 2027.  The agreement includes options that could keep SSA Terminals (Oakland) here to 2042. The Port has characterized …
Jun 18, 2018 /  Curious
Navios Maritime Partners L.P. Announces Sale of One Containership and Options to Sell Four Additional Containership

Navios Maritime Partners L.P. Announces Sale of One Containership and Options to Sell Four Additional Containership

Navios Maritime Partners L.P. (Navios Partners) (NYSE:NMM), an international owner and operator of container and dry bulk vessels, announced Friday that it has agreed to sell the Hyundai Hongkong, a 2006-built, 6,800 TEU …
Jun 18, 2018 /  Vessels