Asia

21 Mar 2024

China Aims to Get Cruise Industry Sailing Again

After a four-year hiatus due to the pandemic, a mainland Chinese port has reopened for cruise ships to homeport, marking a significant milestone.

China Aims to Get Cruise Industry Sailing Again
20 Mar 2024

Evergreen Vessel Detained in Qingdao Following Collision

A vessel belonging to the Evergreen Marine Corporation has been detained at the port of Qingdao in China for an inquiry following a collision.

Evergreen Vessel Detained in Qingdao Following Collision
20 Mar 2024

Subic Bay Added to ONE's China Thailand Philippines Route

Ocean Network Express (ONE) has introduced Subic Bay port into the service rotation for its China Thailand Philippines route (CTP).

Subic Bay Added to ONE's China Thailand Philippines Route
20 Mar 2024

South Korean Chemical Tanker Capsizes Off Japan Coast

A chemical tanker flying the S. Korean flag has overturned near the coast of Yamaguchi prefecture in Japan with efforts to save crew in progress.

South Korean Chemical Tanker Capsizes Off Japan Coast
15 Mar 2024

Search On for Missing Seafarer in Singaporean Waters

Efforts to find a crew member who went missing from a bulk carrier in the waters off Singapore in the early morning of 15 March are still underway

Search On for Missing Seafarer in Singaporean Waters
13 Mar 2024

New West Asian Regional HQ Opened by ONE in Dubai

Ocean Network Express (ONE), the world's sixth-largest container shipping company, has inaugurated its West Asia regional headquarters in Dubai.

New West Asian Regional HQ Opened by ONE in Dubai
11 Mar 2024

Crew Rescued from Sinking Vietnamese Cargo Ship

March 10th, MRCC Vietnam notified the Singaporean authorities that all 11 crew of the Hung Phat 89 had been rescued, but the ship itself had sunk

Crew Rescued from Sinking Vietnamese Cargo Ship
7 Mar 2024

1.1M+ TEUs Reported by Majaor Japanese Ports in Dec 2023

December '23 saw combined container traffic of Japan's six leading ports of 1.17 million TEUs, a slight dip of 0.5% from the same period in 2022.

1.1M+ TEUs Reported by Majaor Japanese Ports in Dec 2023
7 Mar 2024

Manila Harbor Center Rebrands as Manila Multipurpose Terminal

Manila Harbor Center undergoes rebranding effort, emerging with a new identity, logo & online presence as it becomes Manila Multipurpose Terminal

Manila Harbor Center Rebrands as Manila Multipurpose Terminal
1 Mar 2024

Joint Venture Formed in Vietnam by Thailand's Mermaid Maritime

Mermaid Maritime of Thailand, through its subsea services division, has formed a joint venture in Vietnam with local provider, Tan Cang Offshore.

Joint Venture Formed in Vietnam by Thailand's Mermaid Maritime
28 Feb 2024

Ukraine Invasion Sees Indian-Classed Fleet More Than Double

Since Russia's invasion of Ukraine 2 years ago, there's been a notable increase in the number of vessels identified as part of the shadow fleet.

Ukraine Invasion Sees Indian-Classed Fleet More Than Double
22 Feb 2024

Vessel Hits Bridge in Guangzhou Causing Collapse

Chinese container barge seen to have slammed into the Lixinsha Bridge which crosses the Pearl River in the Southern Chinese city of Guangzhou.

Vessel Hits Bridge in Guangzhou Causing Collapse
19 Feb 2024

Orix Assumes Ownership of Osaka's Premier Shipowner

The recent acquisition of Santoku Senpaku by Japanese financial services company Orix Corporation, amounts to a significant $2 billion deal.

Orix Assumes Ownership of Osaka's Premier Shipowner
15 Feb 2024

Manila Pursues Shipowner Accountability for Tanker Sinking

The DOJ Manila is initiating legal actions against RDC Reield Marine Services for their involvement in the Princess Empress sinking & oil spill.

Manila Pursues Shipowner Accountability for Tanker Sinking
14 Feb 2024

Anticipating India's Leadership in Oil Demand Over Next 10 Years

IEA has forecast in a recent report India is anticipated to surpass China as the leading source of global oil demand growth in the next decade.

Anticipating India's Leadership in Oil Demand Over Next 10 Years