Asia

1 day ago

Tankers Hafnia Nile and Ceres I on Fire Off Singapore Coast

This morning two tankers, Hafnia Nile and Ceres I, caught fire off the coast of Singapore. AIS data indicates a collision in the Singapore Strait

Tankers Hafnia Nile and Ceres I on Fire Off Singapore Coast
2 days ago

Armed Incident Aboard Bulk Carrier Reported by ReCAAP

Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia reports an armed incident on bulk carrier Wadi Feran.

Armed Incident Aboard Bulk Carrier Reported by ReCAAP
3 days ago

Growth in Asia/Pacific Cruise Capacity Expected in 2024

The 2024 Cruise Industry News Annual Report indicates a substantial increase in cruise capacity in the Asia/Pacific region this year.

Growth in Asia/Pacific Cruise Capacity Expected in 2024
4 days ago

Maersk Introduces Shipping Route Between China & Bangladesh

In response to growing trade demands, particularly in the retail sector, Maersk has launched a new shipping route between China and Bangladesh.

Maersk Introduces Shipping Route Between China & Bangladesh
4 days ago

Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Expands with New Yard in Jingjiang

Yangzijiang Shipbuilding, China's largest privately owned shipbuilder, is expanding its operations by developing a new yard in Jingjiang City.

Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Expands with New Yard in Jingjiang
5 days ago

Missing Container Ship Captain Searched for Off Philippines

The Philippine Coast Guard has initiated a search and rescue for the missing captain of a containership in the waters near Lubang Island.

Missing Container Ship Captain Searched for Off Philippines
12 Jul 2024

840,000 Cruise Passengers Visited Shanghai So Far This Year

Port of Shanghai reported processing 840,000 cruise passengers during the first half of 2024, according to the Port Border Inspection Department

840,000 Cruise Passengers Visited Shanghai So Far This Year
12 Jul 2024

Japanese Ferry Runs Aground in Hokkaido Harbor

A ferry, the Silver Breeze, with 140 passengers and crew members on board, ran aground in the West Harbor of Tomakomai, Hokkaido.

Japanese Ferry Runs Aground in Hokkaido Harbor
10 Jul 2024

Disney to Base & Operate Ship in Japan Via OLC Partnership

Disney and Oriental Land Co. (OLC) are collaborating to offer year-round Disney cruise vacations in Japan, as announced in a press release.

Disney to Base & Operate Ship in Japan Via OLC Partnership
9 Jul 2024

Major Price Fluctuations Reported by Chinese Cruise Guests

Sources in China report that cruise prices for the Chinese market are experiencing notable fluctuations as sailing dates approach.

Major Price Fluctuations Reported by Chinese Cruise Guests
8 Jul 2024

Yang Ming Achieves Biofuel Bunkering Landmark in South Korea

Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation revealed its vessel YM Together has become the first foreign-flagged ship in South Korea to use biofuel.

Yang Ming Achieves Biofuel Bunkering Landmark in South Korea
2 Jul 2024

Hong Kong Cracks Down on Smuggling; Seizes Three Containers

Hong Kong Customs have announced the seizure of 3 containers filled with smuggled electronic goods & automobile parts, valued at HK$100 million.

Hong Kong Cracks Down on Smuggling; Seizes Three Containers
1 Jul 2024

Vietnamese Offshore Wind Farm Announced by Doosan & Marubeni

South Korea’s Doosan Enerbility and Japanese conglomerate Marubeni have signed a MoU to advance offshore wind power development in Vietnam

Vietnamese Offshore Wind Farm Announced by Doosan & Marubeni
28 Jun 2024

Bulk Carrier Sinks in Java Sea After Onboard Fire

Indonesian maritime authorities have announced that the bulk carrier MV Noah Satu has sunk in the Java Sea after a fire broke out onboard.

Bulk Carrier Sinks in Java Sea After Onboard Fire
27 Jun 2024

Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection Sets its Sights on Asia-Pacific

The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection is set to expand into the Asia-Pacific, introducing ten new itineraries from December 2025 through May 2026.

Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection Sets its Sights on Asia-Pacific