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ITF Seafarers: International Solidarity With Sacked Australian Crew

Maritime unions in Canada have taken solidarity action in support of colleagues in Australia sacked after an Australian shipping company decided to replace them with a foreign crew on flag of convenience (FoC) vessels – employed...

TEN Orders Tanker Duo against New Long-Term Charter Deals

Namely, the company said that the new vessels would, upon delivery, enter into minimum 5 maximum 12-year contracts to an undisclosed oil major. According to data provided by Asiasis, the 158,000 dwt tankers were ordered from...

Excelerate, Equinor Conduct 1st STS LNG Transfer in The Bahamas

The STS transfer was carried out using Excelerate’s 150,900 cbm floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) Exemplar and Equinor’s 142,759 cbm LNG carrier Arctic Voyager. A full LNG cargo was transferred using the double-banked LNG transfer system...

BIMCO Calls for 4th IMO GHG Study Based on Realistic GDP Growth

The association proposed that the GHG study does not include unrealistically high gross domestic product (GDP) growth projections to predict future transport demand – and thereby emissions – of the shipping industry. The proposal has been...

USCG: Bulker Catches Fire in the Port of Toledo

As informed, the fire was located on the stern of the 44,800 dwt St Clair moored in the Ohio port for winter season repairs. No one was aboard, and there was no cargo on the vessel...

Diana Shipping Sells Panamax Duo, Finds Work for Two Units

The two vessels were sold for USD 7.2 million each, according to the company. “The sale of the vessels was approved by disinterested directors of the company and were sold at a price equal to the...

Nakilat Grows Profit in 2018

The company’s profit reached QAR 892 million during the period, compared to QAR 847 million reported in 2017. Excluding the 2017 one-off item, the 2018 net profit increased by 14%, the company said. The key drivers...

Fincantieri Begins Dry Dock Works In Ancona On Silversea’s “Silver Moon”

The keel laying ceremony of “Silver Moon”, the second of three new ultra-luxury cruise ships that Fincantieri is building for Silversea Cruises took place at the Ancona yard. The vessel will enter the ship owner’s fleet...

Ships Built In India To Get Priority In Chartering Under Revised Guidelines Of Shipping Ministry

Shri Nitin Gadkari to launch the new policy during the Regional maritime safety conference in Mumbai tomorrow Over 30 delegates from South and South East Asian countries to participate in the two-day conference. In a big...

Inland Waterways Authority Of India Launches Portal For Real-Time Information On Available Depth On Stretches Of National Waterways

Moving a step ahead towards ensuring optimum use of National Waterways, the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) launched a new portal LADIS – Least Available Depth Information System here today. LADIS will ensure that real-time...