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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...

DFDS Reports Q3 Growth in North Sea Market

DFDS reported a strong growth in the North Sea transport market, as the volumes of the Danish firm, on North Sea route network grew...

Port of LA Achieves Highest Monthly Record for Container Volumes, Processes 924225 TEUs

The Port of Los Angeles moved 924,225 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in November, the most containerised monthly cargo the Port has processed during its...

CMA CGM Aims to Create Digital Incubator in Marseilles, Installs Logistic Storehouse in Lebanon

At the Salon des Entrepreneurs (trade fair) in Marseilles, Rodolphe Saadé, CEO of the CMA CGM Group, announced the Group’s intention to create its...

Damen Shipyards and Concordia Group Announce Tie-Up for Inland Waterways

Damen Shipyards Group and Concordia Group have signed a joint venture agreement with the purpose of cooperating in the construction and trade of inland...

Uncertainties and the Plight of the Seafarer

While fluctuating crude prices and natural disasters have a severe effect on economies and businesses, often, the plight of those most affected by these...

V Ships Receives First Contract with MSFL in Shanghai’s Free Trade Zone

V.Ships, part of V.Group, has been awarded its first technical ship management contract in Shanghai’s Free Trade Zone with Minsheng Financial Leasing Co Ltd...

Master of ‘Royal 16’ Abducted by Abu Sayyaf, Found Dead

The Philippines police have found the body of the Vietnamese master of the bulk carrier Royal 16 in Sulu. The Master of the fateful...

UK and Hong Kong to Forge Closer Ties

On September 12, during London International Shipping Week, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Maritime London and the Hong Kong Maritime &...

Maersk Tankers in Equity Agreement with CargoMetrics

In order to improve their digital capabilities and further improve efficiency, Maersk Tankers entered into an equity agreement with Boston-based hedge fund, CargoMetrics Technologies LLC...