The Port of Wilmington, Delaware, welcomes first Swedish Steel vessel  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The Port of Wilmington, Delaware, received the first winter shipment of SSAB/Swedish Steel products on Dec. 10, 2018. The arrival of the geared bulker, M.V..


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Work on State Pier prevents container vessels from docking in New Bedford  SouthCoastToday.com

NEW BEDFORD — Autumn in the city is usually met with falling leaves, cooler temperatures and large container vessels delivering clementines.This year ...


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Feeling the way towards haptics in maritime  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

In conversation with TU Delft researchers, The Naval Architect explores how incorporating haptic feedback into vessel controls – and ultimately remote control.


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China's Zhoushan to go after Singapore marine hub's top billing  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

China's port city of Zhoushan is planning to challenge Singapore's dominance of the multi-billion dollar shipping fuel industry, relying on proximity to some of.


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Scrubbers under scrutiny by maritime industry as IMO 2020 nears  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Looming 2020 regulations capping marine fuel sulfur at 0.5% have so far benefited manufacturers marketing scrubbers – or exhaust gas cleaning systems, as ...


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Robbers Target Ships At Venezuelan Ports  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Robbers are targeting vessels anchored in ports in Venezuela, marine liability insurer North P&I Club and security consultant and analyst Gray Page have said.


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Coming changes in marine fuel sulfur limits will affect global oil markets  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

International regulations limiting sulfur in fuels for ocean-going vessels, set to take effect in January 2020, have implications for vessel operators, refiners.


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Maritime Focus to strengthen links between Chile and UK  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

HRH The Princess Royal will support a UK trade mission to Chile later this month. The Princess will travel in the company of her husband, Vice Admiral Sir.


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Port of Corpus Christi takes big step forward on Harbor Island crude oil terminal  Corpus Christi Caller-Times

A proposed marine storage terminal that will load massive amounts of crude oil for the Port of Corpus Christi has taken a big step forward.


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November's top news stories  Ship Technology

CPLP has signed a $1.65bn definitive transaction agreement to spin-off its crude and product tanker business into a separate publicly listed company, and ...


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Canada faces container terminal crunch  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Last year, when the federal government announced $2 billion worth of investments to address trade corridor congestion, federal Transport Minister Marc ...


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Is Malaysia really intruding into Singaporean waters? | Malaysia  Malay Mail

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 15 ― Since early this month, Singaporean ministers have made fiery claims that Malaysia “encroached” on their country's territorial ...


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How Technology Is Making Shipping Ports Smarter  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

If shipping is the life blood of global trade, ports are its heart, which continue to work day in and out to handle the ever-increasing volumes of cargo and.


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Nigeria: Creating Jobs Through Ports Development  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Ports are the gateway to trade, and an important node in the global supply chain. No country can produce everything that its citizens need or want, but by.


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Standardization of port call data one step closer  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Following a successful Industry Input Workshop in May 2018, on 29 November the second Industry Input Workshop was held to discuss and agree on global ...


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The Malaysia-Singapore maritime border spat: A chronology - Nation  The Star Online

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Malaysia and Singapore, as close neighbours, share maritime boundaries and not all disputes on boundaries have been resolved.


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Ultramax bulker vessel installed with 'wind engines' named 2018's 'Ship of the Year'  Sea News

Sea News is the free online news *service* providing in depth coverage of global maritime news, Container Shipping, Port Terminal, Port Authority, Global ...


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Port of Singapore unveils raft of new measures to prepare for IMO 2020  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore on Friday announced a raft of measures and released two technical guidance booklets to ready the Port of ...


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Port of New York and New Jersey: NY-NJ longshore hiring to support auto handling  JOC.com

Employers at the Port of New York and New Jersey plan to hire a substantial number of longshoremen, to handle auto and cruise volumes, among other areas.


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Pacific NW ports brace for "the really big one"  FreightWaves

How do you prepare for a seismic event experts predict will unleash the worst natural disaster in the history of the United States?


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Imposition of Martial Law in Ukraine  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

While all major Ukrainian ports are operating normally, ships destined for Ukraine's Azov Sea ports may experience delays due to inspections carried out by the.


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Throughput of Russian seaports in 11M'18 grew by 4.2% YoY to 746.8 million tonnes (detalization)  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

In January-November 2018, seaports of Russia handled 746.8 million tonnes of cargo (up 4.2%, year-on-year), says press center of the Association of ...


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Chabahar port, Iran's wining card in trade with South Asia, CIS  Tehran Times

CHABAHAR- In southeastern Iran, on the Gulf of Oman, there is a port city called Chabahar which is the home for Iran's only oceanic port. Due to its strategic ...


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Singapore to ban 'wash water' discharge at top ship refuelling port from 2020  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Singapore's Maritime Port Authority (MPA) will ban the discharge of "wash water" used in ships to scrub engine exhaust from Jan. 1, 2020, the MPA said.


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Container Shipping Commentary: It's time for ports to embrace change  JOC.com

Ports are in the unique position to facilitate transformational change for the global supply chain.


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Singapore-Malaysia maritime dispute: Timeline of events  Channel NewsAsia

A timeline of key events leading up to a maritime dispute between Singapore and Malaysia. Singapore has extended its port limits after Malaysian ...


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VIMS welcomes new research vessel  William & Mary News

William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science officially welcomed its new flagship research vessel — the R/V Virginia — at the Yorktown waterfront Friday.


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Chinese port faces another corruption charge  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The chief engineer at China's Tianjin Port is under investigation for serious illegal activities following multiple corruption crackdowns at the port. Tianjin's.


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Nigeria: Commercial Overview Of The Shipping Industry  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Nigeria continues to be the pivot of West Africa's shipping activities, owing to its strategic location by the coastline. With an extensive natural maritime.


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The Evolution of Maritime Blockchain  Port Technology International

The market for blockchain-based solutions, especially with regard to container shipping and the global supply chain, has become highly competitive.


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Inmarsat enhances cyber security offering for Maritime industry  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Inmarsat has introduced two new components to its maritime cyber security *service*, Fleet Secure, as it continues to develop solutions that combat ever.


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IAPH LNG bunkering audit tool already used to licence operations at Port of Rotterdam: LNG bunkering operations set to grow exponentially in next five years  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

"By 2020, our estimate is that we will have granted nine licenses to LNG bunker providers to operate at the Port of Rotterdam; six of the licenses are already.


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IMO condemns sanctions on Iran`s shipping industry  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The managing director of the Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran called the announcement by the International Maritime Organization that Iran's shipping.


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Maritime dispute: Singapore 'disappointed' at Malaysia's position but welcomes de-escalation  Channel NewsAsia

SINGAPORE: Singapore is "disappointed" that Malaysia has refused to return to the status quo before it extended the Johor Bahru port limits but ...


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Prohibition of open-loop scrubber wash-water discharge in port of Singapore  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

During the Singapore Registry of Ships (SRS) Forum on 30 November 2018, Singapore's Maritime Port Authority (MPA) has announced that in order to protect ...


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Reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from ships  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The MEPC approved the Programme of follow-up actions of the initial IMO strategy on reduction of GHG emissions from ships up to 2023. The programme of ...


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PMO head presents Iran's maritime capabilities in IMO session  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The head of Iran's Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) presented his country's maritime capabilities during the 121st session of the International Maritime.


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Saudi ports handle 22m tons of cargo in November  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The total cargo tonnage handled in Saudi ports during November 2018 was 22.67 million tons, an increase of 6.14 percent compared to the same period last ...


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Cargo ship aground, Western Europe  Maritime Bulletin

General cargo ship ran aground in the afternoon Dec 13, while leaving the port. The ship reportedly veered off fairway. She was still in the same position in the ...


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Seamen's group bares anomalies taking place in shipping industry  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Proving that there are under-tonnage ships being allowed by the country's maritime regulators to sail, the United Filipino Seafarers has bared information on.


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Here's the US military footprint in the Black Sea region  Military Times

A conflict is unlikely, but were it to kick off, there are U.S. troops currently in Eastern Europe and Ukraine that could respond.


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Hydrogen: the upcoming solution  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Greener and Environment-friendly Energy Resources As it has been seen on shore, shipping companies are starting to look for greener alternatives and.


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International Maritime Prize presented to Mrs. Birgit Sølling Olsen  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Mrs. Birgit Sølling Olsen was nominated for the International Maritime Prize by Denmark as well as by the International Chamber of Shipping and the.


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ABB signs breakthrough contract for marine automation in China  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

First marine automation system contract signed in China for a cruise ferry sets new benchmark for systems integration. ABB has won its first marine automation.


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DP World acquires Unifeeder Group in $748m deal  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Dubai-based global marine terminal operator DP World has successfully acquired 100 per cent of the Unifeeder Group, an integrated logistics company with.


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CIMAC statement on 2018 marine fuel incidents  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The CIMAC Fuels working group consists of experienced stakeholders representing refiners, suppliers, OEMs, ship operators, fuel testing labs, classification.


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Vietnam: Fees of seaport services to rise next year  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The Ministry of Transport has released the new fees for seaport services to be applied at local seaports, with many fees edging up by between 10% and 50%.


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Ongoing partnership to empower port women  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

More women are joining the maritime ranks in many aspect of the industry. To encourage this trend, IMO is supporting a training course aimed at female officials.


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Industrial action mars Christmas rush for South Korean shipbuilders  LNG World Shipping

A late-year bonanza of orders for LNG carriers landing at South Korea's shipyards may be partially threatened by industrial unrest, after a strike at DSME affected ...


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Scrubber Washwater Not Harmful to the Sea, Says Singapore Shipowner  Ship & Bunker

Singapore-based Quantum Pacific Shipping (QPS) has added its voice to those saying the operation of open-loop scrubbers is not harmful to the marine ...


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Caribbean Ports: Caribbean ports' terminal projects threaten to add to overcapacity  JOC.com

The good news for container lines considering hub options in the Caribbean Basin — and the bad news for terminal operators seeking to entice them — is that ...


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Shipping Market Monitor: OPEC-led output cut expected to hurt tanker demand  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Opec-led output cut expected to hurt tanker demand Opec and its Russia-led partners will reduce oil supply by 1.2 million bpd in the first half of 2019. The.


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Investigation Confirms WWI Cruiser USS San Diego Was Sunk by U-boat Mine  USNI News

Steaming to New York with a belly full of coal, the armored cruiser USS San Diego (ACR-6) struck a mine deployed by a German U-boat on July 19, 1918.


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Minister: Maritime Implementation Code Progress  Bernews

Minister of Tourism and Transport Zane DeSilva provided an update on the progress on the implementation of the International Maritime Organization [IMO] ...


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USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Dec. 3, 2018  USNI News

These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy's deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of Dec. 3, 2018 ...


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Arc7 class Arctic vessels head for Yamal LNG facility  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

A new ice-breaking liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker of the Arc7 class, the Boris Davydov, has left a South Korean shipyard and set course for Sabetta, the.


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Experts: Mystery Lake Michigan shipwreck isn't legendary schooner  Detroit Free Press

A shipwreck from the 1800s that had been buried under a Lake Michigan sand dune and last seen 44 years ago has been re-identified.


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Trump administration review of national maritime strategy delayed  WorkBoat

Four years after the Maritime Administration had promised to develop a national strategy to pump up the maritime industry, the proposal remains stuck in the ...


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Great Lakes Seaway Shipping Tonnage Rises with Peak Season  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The Great Lakes Seaway Partnership reports an increase in St. Lawrence Seaway traffic with year-to-date (YTD) total cargo shipments through October of 30.5.


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Real-world testing and scaling phase for Maritime Blockchain Lab's Fuels Assurance Platform announced in preparation for commercialisation  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Maritime Blockchain Labs (MBL), a partnership set up between Lloyd's Register Foundation and BLOC to explore the use of blockchain for the assurance and ...


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Deals this week: Drax Group, Antarctica21, American Bureau of Shipping  Ship Technology

Drax Group has joined forces with Smart Green Shipping Alliance (SSGA), Ultrabulk, and Humphreys Yacht Design for reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) ...


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USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Nov. 19, 2018  USNI News

These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy's deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of Nov. 19, 2018 ...


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Federal Maritime Commission: FMC allows PierPass 2.0 but pledges close watch  JOC.com

The two sitting commissioners on the US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) on Thursday voted to allow the PierPass 2.0 extended gates program featuring a ...


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Investments are vital for maritime trade security  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Investments will play a key role in the growing ports and marine industries sector, especially when it comes to insurance and security, experts at the Dubai.


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New berth for Port Canaveral's Cruise Terminal 3 advances  Seatrade Cruise News

Waterside construction at Port Canaveral's new Cruise Terminal 3 is under way and a new 1,309-foot-long berth is about to take shape with the arrival of the first ...


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Juneau officials seek public input on how to spend marine passenger fee revenue  KTOO

The $5-per-passenger head tax has been around since 1999, when Juneau voters voted it into effect. But the city is still waiting on a decision in a cruise industry ...


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New York Red Hook Terminal: Red Hook aims to be NY-NJ port's barge hub to city delivery  JOC.com

At the center of New York and New Jersey's push to boost container-on-barge use, Red Hook Terminals is looking to position itself as the hub of a low-cost, ...


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MARiS awarded as the best marine IT solution in 2018  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The historic city of Ghent hosted this year's "Night of the Year" for the Maritime Bulk Industry – the 10th IBJ Awards. More than 400 industry professionals.


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Korea's Maritime Transport Industry Floundering under Prolonged Slump  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Despite a boom in the Korean transportation sector, sales of the Korean maritime transport industry plunged more than 10% in 2017. The industry has suffered a.


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Arc7 class Arctic vessels for Yamal LNG facility  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

A new ice-breaking liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker of the Arc7 class has begun sea trials by South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering ...


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Hull of Brittany Ferries' LPG Powered Honfleur Takes to the Water at German Shipyard  Afloat

#ferry - The hull of Brittany Ferries' brand new LNG-powered cruiseferry Honfleur for English Channel *service*, was today given a traditional ship launching ...


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WMU takes part in Ocean Literacy Conference  PortNews IAA

WMU President Doumbia-Henry was a keynote speaker at the Ocean Literacy Conference that took place in Malmö, Sweden from 6 to 7 December. WMU says ...


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Video reveals huge damage to frigate  Views and News from Norway

Norway's defense department released underwater video on Friday showing, for the first time, just how extensive the damage is to the frigate KNM Helge Ingstad ...


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How can investing in alternative fuels be encouraged?  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Technological innovation and the global introduction of alternative fuels and/or energy sources for international shipping will be integral to achieving the.


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Three Shipbuilding Teams in UK Shortlisted to Build New Warships for Royal Navy  Afloat

Three shipbuilding teams in the UK have been shortlisted to build five new warships (Type 31e) for the Royal Navy costing £1.25bn.


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A Look at Some Miscellaneous Freight and Shipping News from Around the Globe This Week - Latest industry shipping news from  The Handy Shipping Guide

PANAMA – News from around the globe in road haulage, ocean shipping and logistics this week begins with a milestone as the Panama Canal recorded its ...


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Littoral Combat Group One Arrives in Chile > US Southern Command > News  U.S. Southern Command

The U.S. Navy San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Somerset (LPD 25) transports U.S. Marines and sailors with Special Purpose Marine ...


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Port of Baltimore welcomes biggest ship to visit Maryland  Baltimore Business Journal

The fast-growing Port of Baltimore welcomed the largest container ship to ever visit Maryland at its Seagirt Marine Terminal on Sunday. The Gunde Maersk has a ...


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Rolls-Royce Marine Sale to Advance Autonomous Ships  Port Technology International

Rolls-Royce has signed an agreement to sell its Commercial Marine business in a significant deal for establishing automation in the maritime industry.


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Container Shipping Delays: Ocean reliability woes fluster US import pick up predictability  JOC.com

Terminal operators, a very visible component of container shipping, are often the first to be criticized by BCOs and truckers when there are delays in delivering ...


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IMO Releases Ship and Port Emissions Toolkits  The Maritime Executive

By MarEx 2018-10-18 19:09:32. A new set of free-of-charge toolkits to assess and address emissions from ships and ports is now available from the IMO.


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Arrival of COSCO container ship heralds new era for Port of Liverpool  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The arrival on the River Mersey Wednesday of a container ship from China's COSCO, could evolve into a permanent call at the owners of the Port of Liverpool.


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Getting to the root of maritime piracy  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

On September 24, 2018, news broke of an attack on the motor vessel Glarus 45 nautical miles southwest of Bonny Island en route to Port Harcourt in Nigeria.


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Russian Ship Detained in Port Elizabeth for Cargo of Illicit Arms  The Maritime Executive

South African police have detained the Russian-owned freighter Lada after a tip-off about an alleged...


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Tall ships to be part of inaugural Port Angeles Maritime Festival  Peninsula Daily News

PORT ANGELES — A maritime festival will be held in Port Angeles from June 9-10, and the tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain will be part of the ...


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Port Angeles launches new Maritime Festival  Peninsula Daily News

PORT ANGELES — The inaugural Port Angeles Maritime Festival is planned Saturday and Sunday along the Port Angeles waterfront.


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WATCH: Massive container ship docks at the Port of Seattle  KING5.com

The MSC Laurence, one of the largest to dock at the Port of Seattle, arrived Thursday at 6:30 a.m.. The ship is carrying up to 13,000 containers. If laid end-to-end, ...


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Protection Vessels International: Weekly Maritime Security Report  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

East Africa and Indian Ocean India: Robbers target tanker off Kandla 10 October Robbers boarded an LPG tanker at Deendayal Anchorage, Kandla at 2300 hrs ...


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Sri Lanka's Port of Colombo ranks world's leading container growth port  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Sri Lanka's Port of Colombo was ranked the world's top port with the highest container growth in the first half of 2018, Sri Lanka's Ports and Shipping Ministry.


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Expansion at these African ports could boost its maritime industry  Ship Technology

African ports run the risk of sacrificing growth by not investing in sufficient terminal infrastructure. Which are the ports that could make a difference?


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Attacks On Vessels Place Nigerian Ports At Risk  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Frequent attacks on vessels at berth have raised great concerns about security at Nigerian ports amid rising cost of freight. YUSUF BABALOLA writes. In the last.


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Yang Ming Launches New Container Vessel, 'YM Wellbeing'  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

YM Wellbeing, a new 14000 TEU full-container vessel built by Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., was named at a ceremony held on 18th September, 2018.


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Mombasa Port sees an increase in cargo handling  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Kenya Ports Authority has recorded an overall improvement in its key year on year performance indicators as well as an increase in cargo handled during the.


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June's top news stories  Ship Technology

DFDS completed the purchase of 98.8% shares in UN Ro-Ro from Turkish private equity companies Actera and Esas for €950m, and Hyundai Merchant Marine ...


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LNG cruise ship coming to Port Canaveral fuels concerns of some local residents  Florida Today

The future is coming to Port Canaveral in 2020 with a new 21st-century, state-of-the-art cruise ship that runs on liquefied natural gas. And that has Mary Hillberg ...


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Ukraine to keep Mekhanik Pogodin ship in its port for three years — official  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The Ukrainian authorities will keep the Mekhanik Pogodin vessel in its port city of Kherson for three years, the so-called first deputy Ukrainian president's.


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Charleston's port, rest of maritime industry, braces for new fuel rule  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

A new rule that's bobbing on the horizon is set to come ashore in 2020, requiring container ships that visit Charleston and other port cities around the world.


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Panama Ship Registry Launches Maritime Safety And Inspection System Global Platform  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The Panama Maritime Authority's Directorate of Merchant Marine, which oversees the world's largest ship registry, has announced it is putting in operation as of.


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Weekly Vessel Valuations Report, October 16 2018  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Bulkers: Capesize and Handy values have remained stable, with slight softening in Panamax and Supramax tonnage. Capesize Bulk Asia (181400 DWT, Jul ...


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September's top news stories  Ship Technology

Damen Shipyards floated out a new ASRV vessel named RSV Nuyina, which is currently being constructed at its facility in Galati, Romania, and Stena Line ...


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