China Says US Warship Violated its South China Sea Sovereignty
A U.S. Navy destroyer this week sailed near the Scarborough Shoal, a disputed lagoon claimed by China in the South China Sea, U.S.
Chembulk Tankers Issues USD 200mln Bond
Chembulk Tankers announced that one of its wholly owned subsidiaries, Chembulk Holding LLC, has priced USD 200 million in…
Nor-Shipping: Opening Oceans in Denmark
Global maritime event week Nor-Shipping is making its first move outside Norway, with a new initiative to help maritime and…
MAN OVERBOARD Prevention & Recovery Workshop
The 2018 MAN OVERBOARD Prevention & Recovery Workshop is being held at the Grand Harbour, Southampton, U.K. on April 17.
Norsafe Enters the Cruise and Passenger Ferry Market
Lifeboat manufacturer Norsafe has developed a new partially enclosed lifeboat (PELB) for passenger vessels: the SOLAS compliant Minima 88…
Maersk, IBM to Launch Blockchain Joint Venture
The world’s largest container shipping firm A.P. Moller-Maersk is teaming up with IBM to create an industry-wide trading…
Malaysia to Pay up to $70 Mln if MH370 is Found
Malaysia signed a deal on Wednesday to pay a U.S. seabed exploration firm up to $70 million if it finds the missing Malaysia…
Hyundai Glovis Bags $1.3bln Contract
Hyundai Glovis, a logistics company headquartered in Seoul and part of the Hyundai Kia Automotive Group, has secured 1.42…
Gulf Navigation Refinances Two Carriers
Gulf Navigation Holding PJSC has announced refinancing 'Gulf Mishref' and 'Gulf Mirdif' petrochemical carriers in less than…
Tajikistan to Use Caspian Sea
Tajikistan is interested in supplying cargoes to international markets through the Caspian Sea, Ambassador Extraordinary…
Milaha Acquires its Largest Containership
Qatar-based maritime and logistics conglomerate Milaha said it has acquired its largest container vessel to date, Majd, a 3,768 TEU vessel.
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Ex-US Navy Officers Face Negligent Homicide Charges over Ship Collisions
The commanding officers of two U.S. Navy destroyers involved in deadly collisions last year in the Pacific Ocean face courts-martial and military
BP Deepwater Horizon Costs Balloon to $65 Billion
BP said on Tuesday it would take a new charge over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill after again raising estimates for outstanding claims
Pirates Release Tanker and Crew in Gulf of Guinea
Product tanker MT Barrett has been released and all crew are safe following a six-day piracy incident in the Gulf of Guinea, U.K.
Casino Boat Catches Fire off Florida Coast, 15 Injured
At least 15 people were injured when a fire engulfed a boat off the coast of Florida on Sunday, causing the 50 people aboard to jump into the Gulf