Asia

24 May 2024

India Secures Right to Operate Bangladeshi Terminal

India has successfully secured the rights to operate a terminal at Mongla Port in Bangladesh, marking its third overseas port operation.

India Secures Right to Operate Bangladeshi Terminal
21 May 2024

Blue Dream Cruises Announce 33-Night China-SE Asia Voyage

Blue Dream Cruises is set to offer extended 33-night cruises from China in 2024, introducing exciting new itineraries for their passengers.

Blue Dream Cruises Announce 33-Night China-SE Asia Voyage
17 May 2024

Singapore Civil Defence Force Captain Dies Fighting Ship Fire

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) has reported the death of a firefighter, identified as the captain of SCDF, on Thursday, May 16th.

Singapore Civil Defence Force Captain Dies Fighting Ship Fire
17 May 2024

AD Ports Reaches Agreement with Chittagong, Bangladesh

AD Ports Group has entered into a nonbinding agreement to explore the development and operation of a multipurpose port in Chittagong, Bangladesh.

AD Ports Reaches Agreement with Chittagong, Bangladesh
16 May 2024

New China-Vietnam-Thailand Service Launched by ONE

Singapore-based container line Ocean Network Express (ONE) has announced the launch of a new service, the China-Vietnam-Thailand (CVT) route.

New China-Vietnam-Thailand Service Launched by ONE
14 May 2024

Singapore to Merge Both of its Cruise Terminals

Singapore's cruise operations, currently split between HarbourFront and Marina South, are set to be unified over the forthcoming years.

Singapore to Merge Both of its Cruise Terminals
13 May 2024

Chonqing, China Welcomes First 10,000 DWT Vessel

Vessels with a capacity of up to 10,000 deadweight tons (DWT) can now access the world's largest municipality, namely Chonqing in SW China.

Chonqing, China Welcomes First 10,000 DWT Vessel
8 May 2024

Cambodia to Reduce Reliance on Vietnam Ports with Thai Canal

Cambodia is advancing with the construction of the Funan Techo Canal, a project designed to reduce the country's dependency on Vietnamese ports.

Cambodia to Reduce Reliance on Vietnam Ports with Thai Canal
2 May 2024

General Cargo Ship Runs Aground Off Nakato Island, Japan

April 26, general cargo vessel, the Sun Brave, experienced a grounding incident while navigating shallow waters in the Kurushima Strait, Japan.

General Cargo Ship Runs Aground Off Nakato Island, Japan
2 May 2024

Viking Cruises’ Orion Made Maiden Call at Kobe in April

Viking Cruises' ship, Orion, marked its first visit to Kobe on April 19th, 2024, as a part of its extensive Grand Pacific Explorer voyage.

Viking Cruises’ Orion Made Maiden Call at Kobe in April
2 May 2024

New COSCO Service to Connect China and Thailand Ports

Chinese container shipping leader COSCO is to introduce a new service linking key ports in China with Thailand including Laem Chabang and Qinzhou

New COSCO Service to Connect China and Thailand Ports
2 May 2024

James Fisher Awarded £1M Contract at Taiwan Wind farm

James Fisher & Sons has secured a contract exceeding £1M to deliver specialist personnel and safety management services to a wind farm in Taiwan

James Fisher Awarded  £1M Contract at Taiwan Wind farm
1 May 2024

Crude Oil Tanker Rescues Fisherman Adrift in the Java Sea

The Wallem-managed LNG-fueled crude oil tanker Angleviken successfully rescued a fisherman who had been adrift for two days on the Java Sea.

Crude Oil Tanker Rescues Fisherman Adrift in the Java Sea
30 Apr 2024

Three Inaugural Cruise Visits Welcomed by Port of Osaka

In April, the Port of Osaka played host to maiden calls from three cruise ships, bringing a large influx of passengers to the Japanese port.

Three Inaugural Cruise Visits Welcomed by Port of Osaka
25 Apr 2024

Partnership for DP World & Malaysia’s Sabah Ports

Container terminal operator DP World has teamed up with Malaysia's Sabah Ports to manage and enhance the Sapangar Bay Container Port.

Partnership for DP World & Malaysia’s Sabah Ports