Mark Chu Steps Down as COO of Seaspan

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 Seaspan Corporation, the world's largest independent containership owner operator, has announced that Mark Chu has notified the company that he plans

Samskip Nor Lines' Service to Call Rotterdam

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 Samskip subsidiary Nor Lines will include calls at Rotterdam for the first time in its weekly multipurpose liner service connecting to Western, Mid and Northern Norway, with effect from June 1st.

IMarEST CEO David Loosley Appointed to Government Maritime Panel

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 Working in partnership with industry, the government aims to challenge the sector to think about what it will look like in 2050. This vision will reinforce the development of Maritime 2050,

Diana Shipping TC for m/v Arethusa with Glencore

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 Diana Shipping announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Glencore Agriculture B.V.

Star Bulk Carriers Acquires 16 Vessels

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 Star Bulk Carriers Corp announced that it has agreed to acquire 16 vessels from entities affiliated with Augustea Atlantica SpA and York Capital Management in an all-share transaction.

JAXPORT Names McCague Interim CFO

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Experienced financial executive Beth McCague has been tapped to serve at Interim Chief Financial Officer of the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT).

EU Suspects Tax Fraud at China's New Gateway to Europe

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European Union and Italian authorities are investigating suspected wide-scale tax fraud by Chinese criminal gangs importing goods via Greece’s largest port of Piraeus,

DP World Should Rethink Port Deals in Somalia - Foreign Minister

Somalia's foreign minister said on Friday that Dubai state-owned port operator DP World should reconsider its contract with the breakaway region of Somaliland

Oldendorff Halts Guyana Operation Due to Rusal Crisis

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German shipping group Oldendorff Carriers is stopping its business in Guyana, the company said on Friday, after the United States blacklisted Russian aluminum producer Rusal,

Ships Carrying US Sorghum U-turn after China Tariffs

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Several ships carrying cargoes of sorghum from the United States to China have changed course since Beijing slapped hefty anti-dumping deposits on U.S.

Dry Bulk: Capesize Rally Continues

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The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, hit an over three-month high on Friday as a rally

Panama Canal LNG Volume Soars as Global Demand Grows

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The Panama Canal may carry five times as much liquefied natural gas (LNG) in 2020 as it did last year as production of the fuel expands in the United States and Asian import demand rises,

Krishnapatnam Port Container Throughput Rises

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Krishnapatnam Port Company Limited (KPCL), the largest deepwater port on the east coast of India, announced that it has handled 45 Million Metric Ton (MMT) of cargo in 2017-18 (FY18) thus,

CMA CGM to Acquire 25% Stake in CEVA

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French container shipping company CMA CGM said on Friday it would buy a stake of around 25 percent in Ceva Logistics, which is being listed on the Swiss stock market.

U.S. Coast Guard Honors Foss Exec Johnson

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The U.S. Coast Guard awarded Grant Johnson, Foss Maritime's Vice President for Health, Safety, Quality and Environment (HSQE), with a Meritorious Public

Jaime Sworn in as L.A. Harbor Commission President

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Jaime L. Lee, the newest Los Angeles Harbor Commissioner, has been elected president of the Los Angeles Harbor Commission. Lee was appointed by Los Angeles

Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation Inks Sale and Leaseback Pact

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 Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation, an owner and operator of tanker vessels, announced that it has completed a $71.5 million sale and leaseback agreement  for four MR2 product tankers.

Port of Rotterdam Freight Throughput Falls in 1Q

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 In the first quarter of 2018, 1.2% less freight passed through the Port of Rotterdam than in the same period last year. In total, 117.8 million tonnes were handled against 119.

Russian Maritime Register of Shipping Visits ACSC

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 Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company (ACSC) held a meeting with Konstantin Palnikov, the General Director of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS),

IACS Chairman Unveils Future Vision

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 Quality, modernisation and transparency have been the three fundamental themes of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) during DNV GL’s Chairmanship,

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