Asia

26 Jun 2024

MSC Enhances Asia Service Network with New & Upgraded Routes

MSC has announced updates to its Asia service network by enhancing two existing services while also introducing a brand new one.

MSC Enhances Asia Service Network with New & Upgraded Routes
24 Jun 2024

LPG/Ammonia Carrier Order for Tianjin Southwest Maritime

Tianjin Southwest Maritime has returned to CSSC-affiliated Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding to commission larger ammonia dual-fuel gas carriers.

LPG/Ammonia Carrier Order for Tianjin Southwest Maritime
21 Jun 2024

Singapore to Accelerate Berth Openings to Ease Backlog

Singapore is accelerating the opening of berths at its new Tuas megaport to accommodate the increasing number of container ship calls.

Singapore to Accelerate Berth Openings to Ease Backlog
20 Jun 2024

Indian Government Approves Huge Port Development Near Mumbai

The massive Vadhavan port, situated approximately 125 km north of Mumbai on India's west coast, has been under discussion for over a decade.

Indian Government Approves Huge Port Development Near Mumbai
20 Jun 2024

Armed Robbers Board Bulk Carrier Off Indonesian Coast

A group of armed robbers boarded a Panama-flagged ship over a week ago and restrained two of the crew members on board.

Armed Robbers Board Bulk Carrier Off Indonesian Coast
19 Jun 2024

Bangladesh Sees Increase in Piracy Incidents Warns ReCAAP

The ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre has issued a warning about a rise in piracy incidents in Bangladesh, an emerging Asian export powerhouse.

Bangladesh Sees Increase in Piracy Incidents Warns ReCAAP
18 Jun 2024

Four Days On & Singapore Still Battling to Contain Oil Spill

Singapore continues to face challenges in addressing an oil spill that is spreading in the city-state's waters, despite efforts to contain it.

Four Days On & Singapore Still Battling to Contain Oil Spill
18 Jun 2024

Resorts World is Indonesia's First International Homeporter

The Resorts World One has docked in Jakarta, where it will offer six-day cruises to Singapore and Kuala Lumpur from June 16 to July 1, 2024.

Resorts World is Indonesia's First International Homeporter
17 Jun 2024

Sentosa Beaches Closed After Pasir Panjang Terminal Collision

According to Singapore National Media, the beaches on Sentosa Resort Island were closed following an oil spill at a nearby port.

Sentosa Beaches Closed After Pasir Panjang Terminal Collision
7 Jun 2024

China and Russia Partner to Create Arctic Liner

China and Russia Partner to Create Arctic Liner
6 Jun 2024

Gulf Energy Maritime Returns to South Korea for New MR Tankers

Gulf Energy Maritime, who specializes in commercial product and chemical tankers, has placed an order for MR vessels at HD Hyundai Mipo Dockyard.

Gulf Energy Maritime Returns to South Korea for New MR Tankers
5 Jun 2024

Chinese Seafarers Reap Largest Global Wage Increase

China has experienced the most significant rise in seafarer wages among the major seafaring nations in international shipping in recent years.

Chinese Seafarers Reap Largest Global Wage Increase
4 Jun 2024

India Expresses Interest in Operating Bangladeshi Port

India wants to operate Bangladesh seaport, Mongla, where both New Delhi and Beijing are also interested in investing in terminal construction.

India Expresses Interest in Operating Bangladeshi Port
3 Jun 2024

Singapore to Relieve Bottlenecks with Disused Terminals

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore announced a temporary reopening of closed container terminals to address the backlog of ships.

Singapore to Relieve Bottlenecks with Disused Terminals
3 Jun 2024

Container Ships Hits Fishing Boat in Malacca Strait

Indonesia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced the rescue of five fishermen who were stranded following a collision with an container ship.

Container Ships Hits Fishing Boat in Malacca Strait