Norway Rules Star Share Buying Legal
Norway's Industry Ministry gave Malaysia's Star Cruises a boost in a takeover battle for NCL Holding by saying Star's share buying did not violate Norwegian law.
Icebreaker Frees Trapped Cruise Ship
An Argentine Navy ice breaker battled to free a U.S.-operated cruise liner with 186 people aboard which is trapped in a field of ice off the coast of Antarctica on Jan. 31.
Lack Of Boats Delays Ivorian Plane Crash Search
Ivorian divers searching for wreckage of the Kenya Airways Airbus that crashed on Jan. 30 were forced to use a borrowed boat after an absence of suitable government…
Croatia To Aid Exports By Subsidizing Shipbuilding
The Croatian will subsidize the ailing shipbuilding industry to boost the country's stagnating exports, officials said, adding that while Croatia has few products it can export…
Exxon Tightens Tanker Chartering Rules
Exxon-Mobil has toughened its policy on using tankers more than 20 years old, shipbrokers said. The company has adopted a policy of accepting vessels more than 20…