U.S. Awards $61.8 Mln for Port Projects
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Fox today announced 40 awards totaling nearly $500 million in funding for the FY 2016 Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants.
DP World takes over Rodney Container Terminal, Canada
DP World has signed a long-term lease agreement for the expansion and operation of the multi-purpose Rodney Container Terminal at Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada.
Moody's: Challenges Ahead for Asian Port Operators
Moody's Investors Service says lackluster global growth, weak commodity prices, high capital expenditure commitments and a liner industry struggling with overcapacity…
Singapore, Malaysia Conduct Joint Chemical Spill Drill
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the Marine Department of Malaysia (MDM) conducted a joint chemical spill exercise at sea along the East Johor…
Protecting Sensitive Sea Areas in South-East Asia
Further progress towards identifying and designating Particularly Sensitive Sea Areas (PSSAs) in south-east Asia has been made during a regional meeting in Lombok, Indonesia (27-28 July).
Mozambique Workshop Supports Seafarer Training and Assessment
An International Maritime Organization (IMO)-led workshop in Maputo, Mozambique is supporting countries in south-eastern Africa in implementing the STCW (Standards of Training…
China Refineries Enters Global Oil Trade
During the last year, China’s “teapot” refiners are helping to boost China’s crude import demand and their influence is expanding, says Clarkson Research Services.
Picking Up Panamaxes Like Pokemon
Alibra Shipping Research Weekly Market Report takes a look on current market scene of bulk carriers. For a little while now, the story has been “Now’s a great time to buy bulk carriers…