Branson: Virgin Cruise Line Will Overcome Coronavirus Fears

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British entrepreneur Richard Branson heralded his first cruise ship "Scarlet Lady" on Friday as targeting a younger generation of holidaymakers

LNG Bunkering Operations Triple in Spain in 2019

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Ship operators carried out 195 liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering operations at Spanish ports in 2019, 135 more than in the previous year, Spanish authorities said on Friday.

Diana Shipping Fixes Coronis with Koch

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Diana Shipping  announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Koch Shipping Pte. Ltd.

Coronavirus to Hit Earnings: Maersk

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Global integrated container logistics company A.P. Moller - Maersk posted improved earnings and free cash flow for 2019, despite weaker market conditions and global container growth of only 1.

WACT to commence Phase 2 Upgrade

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The West Africa Container Terminal (WACT) is quickly earning a reputation as the gateway to Eastern Nigeria and a strong alternative to ports in Lagos.

Green Bunker Demand Jumps at Rotterdam

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Low-sulfur fuel sales rose sharply in Rotterdam in the last quarter leading up to the implementation of International Maritime Organisation (IMO) 0.5pc sulfur cap on 1 January.

Global Container Demand to Grow by 1-3% in 2020

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For 2020, global container demand is projected to grow by 1-3%, as per forecast by A.P. Moller - Maersk.The continued weak global sentiment above all

Fitzgerald to Rejoin Crowley as COO

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Crowley Maritime Corp. announced today that Ray Fitzgerald, who began his career with Crowley and most recently served as president and chief operating officer of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Solutions,

New Digital Platform for Marine Fuels and Lubricants

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A new online platform has been developed to help ship operators source marine fuels and lubricants in ports across the world.Bulugo said its purpose-built

NWSA January Container Volumes Drop

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The Northwest Seaport Alliance’s total container volume for January 2020 was 263,816 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), a 19.1% decrease from January 2019.

Shipping Industry Faces $370 mln Hit From New Panama Canal Charge

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A new "freshwater" charge that came in this month to help the Panama Canal cope with climate change will cost the shipping industry up to $370 million a year,

Hamburg Süd Invests in the Mediterranean

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Hamburg Süd is now exclusively represented by its own offices in Italy and Spain after business was previously partially handled by agents and joint-venture organizations.

Alphabet Winds Down Makani

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Alphabet, Google's parent company, announced that it is calling it quits on its efforts to build and monetize its Makani wind energy kites.Google acquired Makani,

COVID-19 Could Impact Indian Shipping

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India’s shipping and ports industry is likely to be negatively impacted by the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) across China and South-East Asia, according to credit rating agency ICRA.

Elengy Acquires Fosmax LNG

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Elengy, a subsidiary of French energy group Engie, has acquired French energy group Total's 27.5% stake in Fosmax LNG, owner of the liquefied natural

Fugro: Offshore Market Grows Despite Concerns

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The offshore oil and gas market continues to grow despite geopolitical developments and concerns over reduced global economic growth, said the Dutch multinational Fugro.

Maersk to Buy U.S. Warehousing and Distribution Firm

Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Wednesday it had agreed to buy U.S. warehousing and distribution firm Performance Team as part of plans to deliver more customized logistics solutions.

Younger Wins Engineering Award

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Buck Younger, Vice President of Engineering with VT Halter Marine, was named the Marine Engineer/Naval Architect of the Year by the Mobile Area Council of Engineers (MACE).

Port of Maputo Deepening Ops Complete

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Jan De Nul Group reports that it has finished the maintenance dredging operations in the Port of Maputo, Mozambique, for the Maputo Port Development Company.

Wärtsilä Navi-Port Tested for Just-in-time Sailing

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Wärtsilä, together with project partners Carnival Maritime and HVCC Hamburg Vessel Coordination Center (HVCC), announced they have implemented and tested a new solution for just-in-time sailing.

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