Saturday, January 20, 2018

IFCHOR Opens Dubai Office, Appoints New S&P Co-Director

Fast growing international shipbroking company, IFCHOR has opened a new office in Dubai. The office will operate under the name IFCHOR Middle East, and...

Bohai Shipbuilding Bags Nine Fresh Orders for Newcastlemaxes

Chinese shipbuilder Bohai Shipbuilding Heavy Industries has received an order for up to nine Newcastlemaxes, according to broker reports. John Fredriksen Group has been tied...

KFW IPEX-Bank Provides Financing for Arklow Bulker Quartet

Together with DekaBank, KFW IPEX-Bank provides around EUR 51 million to finance four 16,500 dwt short sea bulk carriers for use in the North...

New Ultramax ‘Pacific Merit’ Joins CMES’ Fleet

China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES) has taken delivery of Pacific Merit, its newest ultramax bulk carrier. The delivery and naming ceremony was held at...
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Video: Essar Ports Commences Operations at 20 Mn Tonne Salaya Terminal

Essar Ports recently commenced commercial operations at its 20 million tonne dry bulk terminal at Salaya with the berthing of its first vessel. The...

Wilson Buys Bremer Lloyd’s Bulkers

Norway’s shipping company Wilson has reached an agreement to purchase two bulk carriers from German shipowner Bremer Lloyd. The ships in question are the 2001-built...

‘Caution Required in 2018’ – BIMCO

According to a statement by BIMCO, "2017 was a year of change. Much of it for the better, but a cautious approach is still...

K Line Prepares for Centennial Celebrations

The following is an excerpt of the President & CEO of K Line, Mr. Eizo Murakami's address to his colleagues: The "K" Line Group's business is...

Tomini Shipping Welcomes Three New Vessels on New Year

UAE-based Tomini Shipping, the shipping subsidiary of Tomini Group, has begun the new year with three brand new ships in its fleet. The company...

Top Ships Extends Time Charter on 4 Stena Bulk Vessels

Top Ships has extended the time charter agreements with Stena Bulk AB (ex Stena Weco AS) by 12 months for M/T Stenaweco Energy and...