HOT PORT NEWS from GAC  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Seawall reinstatement works at Sai Kung Monday, February 18, 2019, Hong Kong From 25 February and for approximately 4 months, seawall reinstatement ...


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Greece-registered carrier collides with Marine Dept vessel in Johor new port limits  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

A Greece-registered bulk carrier has collided with the Malaysian Marine Department vessel MV Polaris that is anchored in the Johor new port limits earlier today.


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Maritime rule change could push up costs  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

An obscure ruling by the International Maritime Organization, the United Nations agency that regulates shipping, could rock the global economy next year. The.


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MV Beijing Bridge makes maiden call at Port of Colombo  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

MV Beijing Bridge under its AGI *Service* made the maiden call at the Port of Colombo's Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) controlled Jaya Container Terminal ...


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IMO Council: As Nigeria Looks to Return to Category C  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Early this month, Mr. Rotmi Fashakin gave a lecture to an in-house audience of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). It was not ...


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

South East Asia China: Robbers board carrier at Jingtang Anchorage 29 January Two robbers wearing masks reportedly boarded an anchored ore carrier at ...


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Sohar Port signs pact for new tugboat vessels  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

In cooperation with Svitzer, Sohar Port and Freezone, recently signed a charter agreement for five new tugboat vessels to replace the existing tugboat fleet and.


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Port Report: U.S. Southeast ports reap higher volumes, less delays as earlier projects bear fruit  FreightWaves

Ports of Virgiana and Charleston put up strong numbers to start 2019, but regional Fed warns that slowdwon could be approaching.


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The hunt for the fish pirates who exploit the sea  BBC News

For 10 years, a rogue fishing vessel and its crew plundered the world's oceans, escaping repeated attempts of capture. Then a dramatic pursuit finally netted the ...


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Marine insurance and accidents in Russia  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Marine accidents Collision and pollution What rules and procedures (under both domestic and international law) apply to the prevention of, liability for and.


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APM Terminals Liberia Begins 24-Hour Berthing  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

APM Terminals holds the concession to operate the Free Port of Monrovia for 25 years. Vessels coming to Liberia can now berth at the Freeport of Monrovia any.


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Maritime autonomous surface ships on the horizon  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Gard's mission is: Together we enable sustainable maritime development. To deliver on this mission, we explore and support the development of emerging.


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Singapore port operations will remain attractive to safeguard maritime trade  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Cheaper, faster and better. That is how Singapore plans to keep its port operations so its maritime trade continues to thrive - even if global warming causes an.


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More boxes on larger but fewer ships at Port Botany  FreightWaves

A noticeable change in the pattern of trade is underway at Australia's second biggest box port, Sydney's Port Botany. Botany handled more boxes in the last ...


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In a first, Port Qasim berths two LNG vessels in one day  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Haider Zaidi took to his Twitter account to boast that Port Qasim Authority "made history" on Saturday by berthing two.


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Arctic Alliance Renews Call for HFO Ban  Port Technology International

The Clean Arctic Alliance, (CAA) has urged the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) to remain focused on the goal of developing a ban on the use and ...


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UAE maritime sector sails into 2019  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

It's been plain sailing for the UAE's maritime industry in recent years even as the international industry navigates choppy waters. As we cruise into 2019, the.


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Coast Guard photos show Great Lakes freighter damaged by fire  MLive.com

A pollution responder from Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Toledo conducts aerial surveillance of the Maumee River from aboard a helicopter from Coast Guard ...


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Port Report: Charleston looks to relieve truck traffic with barge service  FreightWaves

Port plans new wharf for container-on-barge *service* that has been slow to take off elsewhere; container imports show big December jump.


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Competition has NWSA ports Seattle,Tacoma eyeing $300 million expansion  JOC.com

Responding aggressively to competition from the ports of Vancouver and Prince Rupert that has cost it a nearly 5 percent loss of market share of Pacific ...


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Chinese Militia Aside, Philippines to Keep Building on Disputed Islet  VOA News

China values its friendship with the Philippines enough to keep Manila's ally, Washington, out of the maritime dispute.


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Saudi Arabia to provide fresh maritime investment opportunities  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Saudi Arabia's maritime and logistics sector is set to provide a host of *fresh* investment opportunities that will enable the kingdom's integration into the.


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Saudi Maritime Congress 2019 to unlock future of shipping & logistics under Saudi Vision '30  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Leading transport and maritime officials and business personalities in Saudi Arabia are set to discuss key developments in the Kingdom's maritime and logistic.


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V.Group Acquires Global Marine Travel From Inchcape  Benzinga

V.Group has acquired Global Marine Travel (GMT) from Inchcape Shipping Services according to a V.Group press release. The acquisition will increase the ...


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Singapore-flagged vessel released after being seized off Cameroon  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

A Singapore-flagged oil tanker, which was reported to have been seized by private militiamen in Cameroon last week, has been released. In a statement on.


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Responders determine cause of flooding on vessel in American Samoa, effect temporary repairs  DVIDS

HONOLULU — Responders have located and addressed the cause of flooding on the 145-foot passenger-ferry Sili in Pago Pago, Sunday. A salvage dive team ...


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USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Feb. 11, 2019  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 Feb. 11, 2019 ...


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Spain accused of 'senseless provocation' after ordering merchant ships out of Gibraltar waters  Gibraltar Chronicle

Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Madrid confirms Spanish Navy vessel gave instructions to merchant ships anchored off Gibraltar – UK initially denies incursion but ...


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Nigerian Shipowners Need Additional N904bn Funding For Vessels Acquisition  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Nigerian shipowners need an additional N904billion to the N36billion accrued in the Cabotage Vessels Financing Fund (CVFF) in order to acquire vessels for ...


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US West Coast ports: Worsening LA-LB port congestion stalls recovery further  JOC.com

Rail delays in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are compounding already severe congestion that has caused truck turn times to spike, with no relief in ...


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Excelerate, Equinor complete first STS LNG transfer in Bahamas  LNG World Shipping

Excelerate Energy and Equinor Energy completed the first ever ship-to-ship (STS) transfer of LNG in the Bahamas.


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Sohar Port and Freezone looks forward to further growth  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Sohar Port and Freezone revealed its operating results for 2018, looked back at its 15 years of double digit growth and entered into new partnership agreements ...


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Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach: New bridge to boost LA-LB port truck fluidity  JOC.com

The ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach, and Oakland are investing billions infrastructure, digitization, and processes to reduce congestion.


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More stringent marine sulfur limits mean changes for US refiners and ocean vessels  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The implementation of new regulations affecting marine fuel specifications will have implications for crude oil and petroleum product markets over the coming.


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IMO Readies for Sulphur 2020 Limit  MarineLink

International Maritime Organization (IMO)'s Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR) meets this week (18-22 February) at IMO ...


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S. Korea, Qatar to forge deeper ties in maritime affairs  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

South Korea's ocean ministry said Monday it has clinched an agreement with its Qatari counterpart to forge deeper ties in maritime affairs, including the.


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Viking Jupiter Met with Minor Accident at Piraeus Port  MarineLink

Piraeus Port Authority S.A welcomed newly built cruise ship of Norwegian Viking Ocean Cruises' Viking Jupiter and handed…


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For a pay packet, they risk drowning, crocodile attacks and being hit by ships  Channel NewsAsia

They are in one of the world's most dangerous occupations, but these divers want to do what they love and go to sea, as On The Red Dot discovers.


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How should ports prepare for autonomous shipping?  Ship Technology

Ports are already under pressure to adapt to a number of recent trends, but how does autonomous shipping fit into the equation?


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Low-Sulfur Rule: Low-sulfur costs hamper trans-Pacific contracting  JOC.com

Major container lines are telling North American importers they won't sign *service* contracts that don't account for their higher costs from the low-sulfur global ...


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Born again shipbuilder eyes Orkney's hydrogen  Marine Propulsion & Auxiliary Machinery

Ferguson Marine Engineering has returned from bankruptcy with a new zeal for small vessels with innovative propulsion, evidenced by two ground-breaking ...


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Nordic Marine Insurance Plan – allocation between marine and war perils  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The Nordic Marine Insurance Plan (NMIP) is a document agreed between Nordic insurers and Nordic shipowners through the mechanism of a Standing ...


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USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Jan. 28, 2019  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 Jan. 28, 2019 ...


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Legislation Changes the Face of Russia's Maritime Industry  The Maritime Executive

2018 was a crucial year for water transport, shipbuilding and port industries in Russia, with key pe...


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Port Report: Container ship industry gets capacity discipline, setting up tighter 2019  FreightWaves

Port of Houston faces choice as to which ships to prioritize; U.K. Parliament turmoil leaves Brexit deal in doubt.


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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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Stowaway major challenge in Ghana sea ports  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) is putting in stringent security measures to close all avenues used by persons who want to use the country's ...


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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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Four maritime start-ups to watch out for in 2019  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The 2020 global sulphur cap is less than a year away and fuel efficiency is high on the shipping industry's agenda. Cutting fuel consumption and emissions is.


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Singapore navy launches first of its four new submarines  The Straits Times

Singapore's acquisition of new submarines which offer more firepower and combat options is a timely move as maritime security challenges evolve and ...


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Industry collaboration key to unlocking full advantages of technology in maritime  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

As with many other industries, key players in maritime are increasingly spurred on to accelerate innovation and adopt new technologies in a bid to stay ahead of.


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2018: The year's biggest Ship Technology stories  Ship Technology

Wärtsilä is set to purchase Transas for €210m in order to help accelerate the former's Smart Marine Ecosystem vision, while a new fully automated container ...


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DoE raises alarm over abuse of marine animals  Cayman News Service

(CNS): Following a number of reports of people abusing local marine animals in and around some of Grand Cayman's favourite attractions, the Department 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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Port of Seattle Aboard Washington's Maritime Blue Strategy  Cruise Industry News

The Port of Seattle has announced the official kickoff in support of Governor Jay Inslee's Maritime Blue Strategy, which aims to advance the region's...


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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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Invincible, first of Singapore's biggest and most advanced submarines, launches in Germany  The Straits Times

KIEL, GERMANY - Singapore's acquisition of four new Type 218SG submarines, which offer more firepower and combat options, is a timely move as maritime ...


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Kochi-Kozhikode hydrofoil to make trial run in March  The Hindu

The Kochi-Kozhikode hydrofoil *service* aimed at providing high-speed waterway connectivity between the two cities is a step closer to realisation, with one of the ...


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N10.8trn investments projected for maritime industry in 2019  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The Nigerian maritime industry may be attracting investments worth USD30 billion (about N10.8 trillion) in 2019 financial year. Director-General of the Nigerian.


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Making a fragmented and inefficient container industry more profitable through PortCDM  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Introduction Japanese automakers Toyota and Honda are renowned for their relentless focus on cost reduction through first class optimization of their supply.


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GARD: Charting the 2019 maritime regulatory landscape  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

We summarize these below by date of implementation. We encourage Members and clients to ensure that their crew and shore staff are familiar with these.


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Market Consolidation In Container Shipping: What Next?  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Over the past two years, a wave of market consolidation has transformed the global container shipping industry, leading to mergers and acquisitions between.


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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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Maritime university graduates confirm commitment to education  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

As a United Nations agency, IMO is firmly committed to the Sustainable Development Goals, one of which is about delivering quality education. An important.


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Three Vessels Denied Access to Paris MOU Region  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The above named vessel was detained in port of Azov (Russian Federation) on 16 July 2018. This is the third detention in the Paris MoU region within the last ...


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Rolling Livestock Carrier Returns to Port  The Maritime Executive

The Panama-flagged livestock carrier Jawan has returned to the Port of Portland, Victoria, Australia...


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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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Latin America's next wave of maritime, port and inland freight logistics – demand and supply under the spotlight  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Latin America and the Caribbean need an estimated US$55 billion investment in maritime and port logistics infrastructure over the next two decades. That's.


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West Africa: Cargo fines  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Custom fines for discrepancy between quantities manifested and the final stevedores' figure have been a potential issue for bulk vessels trading in West African.


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Maritime piracy: Nigeria loses US$2.74bn in four years  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Piracy attacks in the Nigerian maritime domain are taking alarming toll on shipping in Nigeria's territorial waters and the Gulf of Guinea. Aside earning the.


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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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Is the Arctic Route the Future of Shipping?  Port Technology International

The benefits are clear, but questions remain over its viability.


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US West Coast gets creative to handle mega-ship pressure  JOC.com

PALM SPRINGS, California — US West Coast ports are turning to extended gates, trucker appointments, peel-off container piles, and information portals to ...


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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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Port of Los Angeles - Port of Long Beach: LA-LB port braces for another month of congestion  JOC.com

The cause of the extreme gridlock at Los Angeles-Long Beach is manifold.


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Container Shipping: Shipping alliances target service in new networks  JOC.com

After a year of dismal schedule reliability, carriers have revised their networks in an attempt to improve *service* levels.


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Shipbreaking: 113 Ships Sold for Scrap During the Third Quarter of 2018  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

There were a total of 113 ships broken in the third quarter of 2018. Of these, 79 ships were sold to the beaches of South Asia for dirty and dangerous breaking.


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Port of Vancouver: Vancouver port fluidity improves; challenges remain  JOC.com

Having struggled with congestion problems on and off in 2018, the port of Vancouver enters the new year with truck turn times below 45 minutes, due to the ...


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Hellas: Ship owners With Larger Vessels Prefer to Install Scrubbers Ahead of IMO 2020 Rules  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The debate over the strategy with the best results, when it comes to complying with the 2020 IMO rules for the use of lower sulphur fuels on the existing fleet,


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Ships are in Demand: What types of vessels is each maritime nation buying?  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Despite the relative difficulty in obtaining adequate ship financing, activity in the S&P market for second hand vessels is still rather brisk. However, besides.


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Boosting maritime security in Gulf of Guinea  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Maritime security depends on the capacity of national authorities to develop effective port security plans and procedures and the ability to self-audit. A.


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

Addition of LNG-powered ships at Port Canaveral raises concerns from some.


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Happy 50th Birthday Review of Maritime Transport: looking forward to the next maritime half-century  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Fifty years ago the world's shipping industry was experiencing the onset of changes which were destined to have a lasting impact and shape the pattern of.


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US Imports: Uncertainty shrouds trans-Pacific contract environment  JOC.com

After enduring extreme rate volatility in 2018, carriers and importers in the eastbound Pacific will enter *service* contract negotiations cautiously this spring, ...


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Caribbean maritime women chart the course for the next generation  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

A new mentorship scheme to encourage the next generation of women into the maritime sector has been launched at the annual conference of the Women in ...


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China's Ningbo-Zhoushan port sees record container throughput  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Annual container throughput has hit a record-high of 25 million standard containers at Ningbo-Zhoushan Port in east China's Zhejiang Province, the port's.


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Port of Singapore's ban on open-loop scrubbers could boost LNG-fuelled vessels  LNG World Shipping

The Port of Singapore's surprise decision to ban the discharge of scrubber-produced pollutants known as 'wash water' into its seas is likely to accelerate the use ...


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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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Watch: Ferry Causes Chaos Following Terminal Crash  Port Technology International

Video footage has emerged online of a vessel crashing into a crane at the Port of Barcelona, which has hosted a press conference to comment on the incident.


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Cybersecurity and Maritime Industry  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Nowadays, information security is considered as one of the most fundamental and critical factors that evaluates the reliability and availability of a computer.


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Container Shipping: Container lines signal more capacity restraint in 2019  JOC.com

Shippers can expect greater capacity management from container shipping lines going into 2019 as the carriers try to better match supply with demand and lift ...


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Cruise Ship Silver Spirit Damages Dock at Key West  The Maritime Executive

The luxury cruise ship Silver Spirit struck a mooring dolphin at Key West, Florida on November 27, r...


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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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Weekly Vessel Valuations Report, September 25 2018  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Tankers: Values have slightly firmed across all older tonnages, modern values have remained stable. VLCC Seaways Sakura (298600 DWT, Mar 2001, Hitachi) ...


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MarineTraffic believes JIT sailing could be major game changer for shipping industry  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

MarineTraffic supports GIA partners, Port of Rotterdam and Shell on initial JIT GHG initiative findings. MarineTraffic, the global ship tracking and maritime.


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Cyber Security in the Maritime Domain  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

OCIMF (Oil Companies International Marine Forum) has recently released their new Vessel Inspection Questionnaire (VIQ) that takes effect on 17th of ...


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Watch: Celebrity Edge Arrives in Port Everglades  The Maritime Executive

Celebrity Edge has officially arrived at Port Everglades Terminal 25 (T25) in Hollywood, Florida, fo...


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Is it time for the US to set the Jones Act adrift?  Ship Technology

The Jones Act makes it illegal for ships to transport goods between American ports unless they are owned, built, crewed and registered in the US.


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What is a National Maritime Transport Policy?  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Maritime transport is essential for sustainable trade and development. It's a central part of the "Blue Economy", which has enormous potential to promote.


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