Asia Tankers-VLCC Rates Supported by Floating Storage
Trafigura hires five VLCCs to store oil; short-term storage a profitable play. Freight rates for very large crude carriers…
IMO Project Seeks Maritime Technology Participants
The GMN maritime technology project, run by International Maritime Organization (IMO) and funded by the European Union, has…
Madrid Maersk Call at Antwerp Port Sets New Record
The Madrid Maersk, the largest container carrier ever to call at the port of Antwerp, moored in the Deurganck dock on 9 June.
Maersk Container Launches Cold Chain Energy Meter
Maersk Container Industry is introducing an energy meter with its Star Cool refrigerated containers. Star Cool refrigerated…
Ballarat Completes Malaysian Visit
Australia's HMAS Ballarat has completed a port visit to Sepanggar, Malaysia as part of a three month South East Asia deployment.
Denmark, China Discuss Maritime Cooperation
The Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) and the Chinese Bureau of Water Transport met June 14 to discuss the two countries' cooperation…
Two New Tugs for Rimorchiatori Riuniti
Italian tug operator Rimorchiatori Riuniti has continued its fleet expansion with the deliveries of two new Damen tugs; an…
UN Push for Universal Agreement to Reverse Ocean Deterioration
The 193 Member States of the United Nations unanimously agreed to a set of measures that will begin the reversal of the decline…
US Built Refrigerated Liquefied Gas Carrier Launched
New ATB tank barge will transport up to 22,000 tons of American-made anhydrous ammonia (NH3), a key ingredient in fertilizer U.S.
Autonomous Workboats: The Future is Now
Sea Machines is bringing autonomous self-driving systems to the world of workboats. At an impressive virtual reality demonstration seen late last
An Hour Passed before Japan Authorities were Notified of Fitzgerald Collision
Nearly an hour elapsed before a Philippine-flagged container ship reported a collision with a U.S. warship, the Japanese coastguard said on Monday
SHIPS Act: 355 Ship Navy Gets Legislative Mandate
The push to rebuild the U.S. Navy received a boost today when U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Congressman Rob Wittman, R-Va.