Monday, January 22, 2018

The Maritime Sector’s Impact on Climate Change

Climate change is an all pervasive phenomenon that has gotten scientists and experts from all over the world worried. The dramatic changes that have...

Diana Shipping Enters into Significantly Higher Time Charter Deal for Panamax Vessel

Greek-based Diana Shipping and Korea’s Union Logistics have entered into a time charter contract for a panamax dry bulk vessel, Maera. The time charter (9-11)...

Piracy and the Global Maritime Industry

For a lay man, a pirate is mostly a fictional and almost comical character that the movies portray. He is often depicted as a...

IMO Releases Video on BWM Convention

A key IMO international measure for environmental protection that aims to stop the spread of potentially invasive aquatic species in ships’ ballast water entered...

Chinese Bulk Carriers Award MacGregor with Contracts for Hatch Cover and Crane

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has received an order from Yangzijiang shipyard in China to equip five 62,000 dwt open hatch bulk carriers (OHBC) with...

USD 100 Billion for Proper Implementation of New BWT Systems

To install new ballast water treatment systems as required by law for compliance with the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention, an estimated USD 100...

Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. takes Delivery of Ninth Dry Bulk Vessel – M/V Westport...

Connecticut-based Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. took delivery of its ninth and final Crown-63 Ultramax dry bulk vessel that it acquired from Greenship Bulk Trust....

Pacific Basin Aims to Strengthen Position in China

Pacific Basin Shipping, the Hong Kong-listed dry bulk carrier has been included an eligible stock for Southbound Trading under Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect. The company...

Aegean Shipping Management Makes Foray into Dry Bulk Segment

Aegean Shipping Management S.A. announced the signing of a new building order of a series of 4+2+2 82,000 dwt ‘Kamsarmax’ Bulk Carriers to be...

Eco-friendly Dry Cargo Vessel Viikki Successfully Launched by ESL Shipping

In a world first, ESL Shipping, part of Aspo Plc, successfully launched the new eco-friendly dry cargo vessel, Viikki. The event took place on August...