ABS Black Sea Committee Tackles Regulatory And Decarbonization Challenges

Maritime stakeholders including charterers, owners, brokers, designers, and shipbuilders joined ABS at the annual Black Sea Regional Committee to discuss the dynamic regulatory environment,...

Understanding NAABSA: Not Always Afloat But Safely Aground

Often, when a ship calls at a port or berth, it is expected to arrive, dock, and depart safely with minimal disruption. Charter party...

Ocean Freight Shipping Rates Peak as Importers Push Back

Data released by Xeneta shows that the dramatic spike in ocean freight container shipping rates is beginning to level off, as importers push back...

Long-Lost Ship Found in The Desert Laden With Gold

The discovery of a ship, missing for five centuries, in a southwest African desert filled with gold coins, is one of the most thrilling...

Tanker Assesses Potential Red Sea Oil Spill After Houthi Attack

A Liberia-flagged oil tanker was assessing damage and investigating a potential oil spill after being attacked by Yemen's Houthis in the Red Sea, according...

Bulk Carrier Loses Control Causing Crew Injury

Transport Malta’s Marine Safety Investigation Unit has issued an investigation report into the loss of control of the Maltese registered bulk carrier Julietta D,...

First LNG Delivery Through The Northern Sea Route

In a milestone for Arctic shipping this year, the Eduard Toll Arc-7 ice-breaking LNG tanker has successfully transported its cargo from the Yamal...

Panama Marine Fuel Sales Dip 0.72% On Year In June 2024

Total bunker sales at Panama was 385,716 metric tonnes (mt) in June 2024, compared to sales of 382,955 mt during the similar period...

Red Sea Shipping Disruption Is Having Global Effects, Says Maersk

Shipping line raises profit outlook after freight-rate rise Maersk also sees higher-than-expected demand for containersDenmark's A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Wednesday that disruption to...

Sea‑Intelligence: MSC Increase Own-Operated Service Share

With the 2M Alliance between the two largest shipping lines, MSC and (1st) and Maersk (2nd), coming to an end in February 2025, and...

Paris MoU Conducts Focused Inspection Campaign On Fire Doors

The Panama Maritime Authority’s General Directorate of Merchant Marine (DCCM) has issued a Marine Notice to inform operators about the new Paris MoU Focused...

Australia And Singapore Working On Low-Emission Technology Projects

Australia’s national science agency CSIRO and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) have issued a grant call for proposals for the Australia-Singapore...

Louis Dreyfus Armateurs Has Ordered Three New RoRo Vessels

As part of Airbus’s client commitment to reduce fuel burn and CO2 emissions from its transatlantic fleet by 50% by 2030 compared to a...

Capesize: Volumes Wane But Opportunities Arise

Capesize On the West Australia front, we see a drop in overall volumes and limited enquiries from miners, operators, and tenders. Players in market seeking...

VLCC: A Glimmer Of Hope Amidst Struggles

VLCC From an owner’s perspective, the less said about the past week the better, with rates drifting into the lower WS 40’s for a TD3...

NYK Completes World’s First Truck-To-Ship Ammonia Bunkering Of Ammonia-Fueled Tugboat

On July 17, NYK supplied fuel ammonia to an NYK-owned ammonia-fueled tugboat ("A-Tug") scheduled to become the world's first commercial ammonia-fueled vessel upon completion...

Damen Shipyards Group Signs Key Contracts for Tug Construction

On June 25th, during a ceremony at Albwardy Damen in the UAE, Damen Shipyards Group signed a significant contract with Western Coast Port Services...

A Conservation Effort of Expanded Protection for Endurance Shipwreck

The protected perimeter around Endurance, the legendary shipwreck from Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Antarctic expedition, has been significantly expanded from 500 to 1500 meters to...

Salvage Efforts to Begin for Stranded Ship Off Cape Town’s Coast...

A salvage team is preparing to start pumping 500 tons of fuel from the Panama-flagged ship, which ran aground on South Africa's west coast...

Fujairah Bunker Sales Dipped by 1% in June

In June, Fujairah's total bunker fuel sales experienced a slight decline of 1% from the previous month, totaling 601,000 metric tons (mt), as reported...