Asia Tankers-VLCC Rates to Slide Further
Around 30 VLCC charters in Feb so far, versus 50 last month. About 40 refinery facilities to close for maintenance. Freight…
IBIA in Attack Mode
The IMO’s MEPC 70 proposals for a marine fuels sulfur cap of 0.5% to be in place by 2020 have attracted severe criticism…
Asia-North Europe Box Rates Up 7 pct
Container spot freight rates from Asia to Northern Europe rose 7 percent to $961 per twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU),…
Repairing Fiji’s Maritime Navigation Equipment Post-Winston
When Tropical Cyclone Winston struck Fiji in February 2016, the deadly category 5 storm raked across the country with peak winds of 185 mph…
HHI's FSRU Unit equipped by GTT
GTT has received an order from Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) to equip a new floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU)…
New Interferry CEO to Make Funding Call at European Shipping Week
Mike Corrigan, the incoming CEO of global trade association Interferry, is to advocate greater European Union involvement and investment in the ferry sector during…
VT Halter Marine Names Socha Senior VP
U.S. shipbuilder VT Halter Marine, Inc., a subsidiary of Vision Technologies Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), has appointed Robert A.
ECSA Takes Stand in GHG Emissions of Shipping
European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) regrets that European port and cargo interests have come out in favour…
USCG Awards Polar Icebreaker Contracts
The U.S. Coast Guard awarded five firm fixed-price contracts for heavy polar icebreaker design studies and analysis Wednesday.
Top 10 Maritime Nations: Ranked by Value
The March 2017 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News focuses on SINGAPORE, as this maritime powerhouse struggles to maintain balance and
Pioneering Spirit: Addressing Drive & Control Challenges
‘Lifting’ a 48,000-ton platform in the open ocean is no easy task; special Bosch Rexroth components and control systems on board the Pioneering
Vard design Survey vessel for South African Navy
Offering the Vard Marine 9 105 Hydrographic/Oceanographic Survey vessel design, Southern African Shipyards, located in Durban, S.A.