IBIA Backs ICS, IMO Proposals on CO2 Emissions
Pressure is growing on the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to deliver specific commitments to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Essar Acquires Panamax Vessel
The Ruia brothers-led Essar Shipping Limited (ESL) of India has added a Panamax vessel of 74,005 Deadweight Tonnage (DWT) to its fleet of vessels.
Vard to Build Expedition Ship for Norway industrialist
Vard Holdings, a designers and shipbuilder of specialized vessels, announced that it has secured a contract for the design…
Maritime Expert Hails NIMASA for Removing Wrecks
The reported wrecks removal initiative by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has received wide…
Port of Hamburg Volumes Up 1.7% in Q1
In the first quarter of 2017, the Port of Hamburg’s total throughput was up by 1.7 percent at 35.4 million tons. Growth in…
Eley to Take over as Polarcus CEO
Duncan Eley has been appointed chief executive officer of Oslo listed offshore geophysical services company Polarcus Limited…
New Intermodel from Antwerp Port to Rhine-Ruhr-Main
The rail operator H&S Container Line is introducing an additional round trip between Andernach in Germany and the two container…
Growth in Merchant Ships Rescuing Migrants: ECSA
European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA)'s Maritime Security Working Group recently had an exchange of views with…
NYC's New Ferries Take to the Water
The first vessel in the new NYC Ferry’s fleet has been christened Lunch Box, following a naming competition held amongst New York school students.
Skangas Names LNG Bunker Supply Ship Coralius
Coralius, the first European built LNG bunker and distribution vessel was named Monday, May 22, by Johanna Lamminen
Flex LNG signs deals to buy six new vessels
Oslo-listed Flex LNG has signed contracts to buy six new liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessels for its fleet by 2019
Global Maritime Makes Two Hires in Asia Pacific
Global Maritime, a provider of marine warranty, dynamic positioning and engineering services to the offshore sector