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‘Building a Sustainable Port’ Campaign Launched by Port of Rotterdam Authority

In recent times, a great deal is being said about climate change and how it is negatively affecting the world. It is the need...

MOL to Participate in Consortium to Develop Trade Data Sharing Platform Using Blockchain Technology

With NTT DATA Corporation serving as the administrative office, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) made an announcement stating that it will participate in the “consortium...

Hapag-Lloyd to Not Invest in Newbuildings in the Near Future

In a statement released on Tuesday, Hapag-Lloyd revealed that it does not plan to invest in newbuildings for the next few years. In the wake...

Rickmers Maritime Completes Wind-up

Rickmers Maritime announced that it has completed winding up. In furtherance of this, according to a Singapore Exchange (SGX) filing on Tuesday by its trustee-manager,...

Navig8 Takes Delivery of Navig8 Sol from Fukuoka Shipbuilding

Navig8 Chemical Tankers, a joint venture between the Navig8 Group and Oaktree Capital Management, has taken delivery of its second chemical tanker from Japan-based Fukuoka...

Singapore Ahead of the Game with Plans of Megaport

Singapore has remained steadfast in its position as the Leading Maritime Capital of the World (according to the Leading Maritime Capitals Report 2017). It...

Framo to Deliver Pump Systems to GasLog

In a statement released today, Framo revealed that it has won the contract to deliver pump systems (Sea Water Lift Pumps) for a potential Floating...

Inauguration and Official Opening of Hamad Port in September

The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) stated that His highness, The Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, will be inaugurating the Hamad Port...

A Study on LNG Bunkering to be Carried Out by Singapore and Japan

In an effort to increase LNG bunkering in Asia, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore and the Ports and Harbours Bureau of the Ministry...

Update: Hong Kong Operations Resume Amid Delays and Congestion

Last week Sea News reported that operations at the Hong Kong Port came to a standstill due to heavy rains and high winds caused...