NMTP Training in Antigua and Barbuda
A three-day National Maritime Transport Policy (NMTP) workshop has been held in St. John’s, Antigua and Barbuda (16-18 May).
Pak Shipbreaking Yards in Dire State
The conditions at the shipbreaking yards in Pakistan are extremely dire, says the annual report by NGO Shipbreaking Platform.
U.S. Freight Recovery Spurs Diesel Demand
U.S. freight movements have started increasing again, which should help boost consumption of distillate fuel oil in 2017 and 2018.
Navios Partners Buys Five Rickmers Containerships
Owner and operator of dry bulk and container vessels Navios Maritime Partners L.P. said it has acquired five containerships from Rickmers Maritime Trust Pte for $59 million.
Piracy Comes Back in Somalia
Piracy in Somalia is making a comeback and the Gulf of Guinea remains the world’s most active hotspot for crew kidnappings…
Baltic Index Falls to Lowest Since Early March
The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, on Thursday fell to…
A Flexible Workforce is Crucial Offshore
WRS CEO Mark Brown investigates the importance of marine and ship management companies’ utilization of a more flexible workforce.
862 Vessels Scrapped in 2016 -Report
Each year the NGO Shipbreaking Platform collects data and publishes an annual list of ships dismantled world-wide. Of the…
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.
Fincantieri Buys Majority Stake in STX France
Italian shipbuilding company Fincantieri S.p.A. said it has signed a share purchase agreement for the acquisition of 66.
Shipbuilders Council Names McCreary Chairman
Shipbuilders Council of America names Richard McCreary as new chairman; honors Sen. Cochran and Rep. Hunter At its annual spring meeting in
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