South Korean shipbuilders have reached the top spot in global shipbuilding orders on the back of a strong LNG carrier segment, Yonhap News Agency cited industry data. The country reclaimed …

The Panama-flagged oil and chemical tanker Hoyu was hit by a fire in Singapore’s territorial waters, according to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore. The incident occurred in the …

Norwegian Havyard Group and PowerCell Sweden have teamed up on the development of the design and the technical specifications for a zero-emissions fuel cell system. The parties signed a one-year …

Norwegian expedition cruise operator Hurtigruten has started testing a new biodiesel fuel that has the potential to reduce emissions up to 95 percent. The company noted that the fuel that …

German shipping major Hapag-Lloyd has revealed plans to introduce an IMO 2020 Transition Charge (ITC) for short-term contracts as of December 1, 2019. As explained, the move comes in an …

Abu Dhabi Ports’ Maqta Gateway has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with telecommunications services provider Etisalat in an effort to enable connectivity and bring digital innovation across the port …

A Mongolian-flagged tanker was arrested in Vietnamese waters over an alleged illegal ship-to-ship (STS) transfer of oil with a Vietnamese-flagged vessel. The Vietnam Coast Guard (VCG) said the vessel in …

France’s Port of Le Havre has signed an industrial and a distribution agreement with European aerospace company Airbus for a joint software solution for port operations. The solution will be …

Armed perpetrators boarded a bulk carrier that was underway in the Singapore Strait on October 19, according to the regional piracy watchdog ReCAAP ISC. At about 0100 hours, the vessel …

Representatives of the main European cruise ports have begun to work on finding ways to help shape the cruise industry of the future.  On October 18, 2019, the working group’s …

Ukraine has started accepting tender applications for a concession of the Stevedoring Company Olvia (SC Olvia), a state-owned company operating Olvia Port, a multipurpose seaport terminal in the Mykolaiv region. …

State-owned Qatar Petroleum has started supplying very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) at Ras Laffan Industrial City Port. The VLSFO marine fuel offering has been initiated in advance of the …