Cammell Laird Cuts More Jobs
Cammell Laird, which has entered into receivership, is to cut another 248 jobs in Britain over the coming weeks. PricewaterhouseCoopers, which is acting as receivers for the shipbuilding group…
Ferries Blocked By Strike
Five cross-Channel ferries have been blocked in French ports since Monday because of a strike by workers over plans to cut the work week, their operator, Brittany Ferries, said.
Wheat Carrier Refloated
A tug was used on Wednesday to refloat the Panama-flag bulker Captain George Tsangaris that ran aground on Round Island near Trincomalee in Sri Lanka on Tuesday, port officials said.
Latvian Shipping Buy Rules May Be Eased
Latvia may drop certain key conditions in a fresh attempt to privatize Latvian Shipping but could keep the offered stake at 68 percent. Latvia's cabinet officially…
Caribbean Tanker Rates Rise
Scant supply of suitable tankers combined with a seasonal upswing in demand has conspired to force up the cost of shifting gasoline from Caribbean refineries to the U.S Atlantic coast, brokers said.
Barge Traffic Tied In Knots On Mississippi
U.S. Midwestern grain shippers were getting ready to move barges into the upper Mississippi River on Tuesday but estimated it could be two to three weeks before…