• Chinese deals fail to affect Valemax berthing

    COSCO Belgium

    2014 Jul 25

    Chinese deals fail to affect Valemax berthing

    Vale's recent three deals with China does not mean that its mega ships can call at Chinese ports, China's largest shipowner, COSCO, stated earlier this week.

  • IMB reports worrying trend of small tanker hijacks in Southeast Asian waters

    Tanker

    2014 Jul 25

    IMB reports worrying trend of small tanker hijacks in Southeast Asian waters

    The Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) raises concerns over a worrying trend of small tanker hijacks in its 2014 half yearly report released on Tuesday.

  • Germany as a Maritime Location Endangered: VDR

    Verband Deutscher Reeder (VDR)

    2014 Jul 25

    Germany as a Maritime Location Endangered: VDR

    Germany, which currently is home to the world’s biggest container vessel fleet, will in future have fewer small shipping firms as European banks avoid the industry and American and Asian financiers focus on bigger peers, according to a report by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) cited by shipping industry trade publication 'Maritime London' in its latest newsletter.

  • Four rescued after oil tanker runs aground during typhoon

    Four rescued after oil tanker runs aground during typhoon

    2014 Jul 25

    Four rescued after oil tanker runs aground during typhoon

    A rescue helicopter overcame strong gusts and heavy rain brought by Typhoon Matmo Wednesday afternoon to carry four oil tanker crewmen to safety after their ship ran aground off the coast of Kaohsiung.

Other News by Category