US LNG Projects Buoyed by China Import Talks
China's interest in reducing its trade surplus with United States through increased energy imports could advance plans for U.S.
Awilco Drilling Signs Contract With Shell
Aberdeen-based Awilco Drilling said today that it had tied up a contract with Shell UK for the decommissioning of 18 wells.
China and Shifting Seaborne Iron Ore Dynamics
The seaborne iron ore market appears to be in something of a sweet spot currently, with largely steady demand and prices…
Mannering Named Polarcus Chairman
Michael Mannering has been nominated to succeed Polarcus’ outgoing chairman of the board, Peter Rigg, with effect from the…
ExxonMobil Launches MFMS for Marine Gas Oil in Singapore
ExxonMobil said it is launching its mass flow metering system (MFMS) for marine gas oil (MGO) in Singapore, with the first…
Valero Boosts Imports of Venezuelan Oil as Sanctions Loom
U.S. refiner Valero Energy Corp this year boosted its imports of Venezuelan crude ahead of U.S. sanctions over the country's…
Interview: Darren Larkins - CEO, SSI
SSI CEO Darren Larkins, together with President & CTO Denis Morais, acquired ownership of the shipbuilding software development…
‘Black Box’ Promises to Crack Down on Ship Emissions
The Danish Maritime Association (DMA) has been examining new ways to use digital solutions for collecting and sharing data on ships’ sulfur emissions.
China's First Home-built Aircraft Carrier Begins Sea Trials
China’s first domestically built aircraft carrier headed out for sea trials on May 13, Chinese state media reported. The…
New Generation of RoRo Vessels Unveiled
Naval architect KNUD E. HANSEN reports it has signed a contract with Chinese shipbuilder Nanjing Jinling Shipyard to develop…
Diana Shipping TC Contract for P. S. Palios with Koch
Diana Shipping announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Koch Shipping…
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Oil Up as U.S., China hit the Trade War Pause Button
Oil prices rose on Monday as markets reacted to news that China and the United States have put a looming trade war between the world's two biggest
China to Cut Steel Capacity by 2025
China will shut down more outdated steel plants and bring total capacity to less than 1 billion tonnes by 2025
Shipbreaking Issues Presented at 2018 Vicino/Lontano Festival
The NGO Shipbreaking Platform has participated in the 2018 Vicino/Lontano Festival, which was held from 10 May to 13 May in Udine, Italy.
U.S., China Closer on Trade Pact
The United States and China agreed to take measures to reduce the U.S. trade deficit in goods by having China purchase more American goods -