Asia

12 Feb 2024

Seaway 7 and Dong Fang Offshore in Taiwanese Wind Link-up

Seaway 7, a contractor in offshore wind projects, and Dong Fang Offshore, a Taiwanese offshore wind service provider, have formed a partnership.

Seaway 7 and Dong Fang Offshore in Taiwanese Wind Link-up
9 Feb 2024

Shih Wei Navigation Finalizes Bulker Orders

Shih Wei Navigation recently broke a nearly ten-year streak without orders by entering agreements for the construction of new bulk carriers.

Shih Wei Navigation Finalizes Bulker Orders
9 Feb 2024

Marinakis & Fredriksen Strengthen Chinese Shipbuilder Ties

DSIC has obtained orders for $1.8 billion from two well-known European clients, involving the construction of up to 14 Very Large Crude Carriers.

Marinakis & Fredriksen Strengthen Chinese Shipbuilder Ties
7 Feb 2024

Vietnam's VLCC Fleet Demonstrates Continuous Growth

Greece's Capital Maritime and Trading has recently completed the sale of the most recently built VLCC now flying the Vietnamese flag.

Vietnam's VLCC Fleet Demonstrates Continuous Growth
2 Feb 2024

Dayang's Ongoing Success: More Work Achieved with EnQuest

Dayang Enterprise, a Malaysian firm, has been awarded a contract extension by Enquest to deliver maintenance, construction & modification services

Dayang's Ongoing Success: More Work Achieved with EnQuest
2 Feb 2024

Neptune Lines Doubles Down on Dual-Fuel Car Carriers in China

Neptune Lines, owner and operator of Greek vehicle carriers, has increased the number of vessels at the Fujian Mawei shipyard in China.

Neptune Lines Doubles Down on Dual-Fuel Car Carriers in China
1 Feb 2024

End of an Era as Swire Phases Out Westwood Brand

Westwood Shipping Lines, known for its specialized vessel ops between the Pacific NW and NE Asia, has recently been rebranded as Swire Shipping.

End of an Era as Swire Phases Out Westwood Brand
1 Feb 2024

Concession to Develop New Philippine Box Terminal Won by ICTSI

A 25-year concession contract to develop and operate the Iloilo Commercial Port Complex in the Philippines has been won by the ICTSI.

Concession to Develop New Philippine Box Terminal Won by ICTSI
1 Feb 2024

Eastern Pacific Shipping Books More Car Carriers at Jinling

Eastern Pacific Shipping, based in Singapore, has returned to China Merchants Jinling Shipyard with a deal to build 2 new dual-fuel car carriers.

Eastern Pacific Shipping Books More Car Carriers at Jinling
31 Jan 2024

Japanese Partnership Plans to Reduce Emissions From Oil Imports

In order to design and build a low-carbon emission very large crude carrier (VLCC), four Japanese players have joined forces.

Japanese Partnership Plans to Reduce Emissions From Oil Imports
19 Jan 2024

Pertamina Plans to Join Indonesia Stock Exchange in 2025

In an attempt to generate funds for their ambitious fleet expansion project, Indonesia’s Pertamina International Shipping plan to go public in 2025

Pertamina Plans to Join Indonesia Stock Exchange in 2025
17 Jan 2024

Financial Turmoil Hits Leading Shipbuilder in Vietnam

Vietnam shipbuilder SBIC formerly Vinashin, is poised for bankruptcy as numerous attempts to restructure the company have proven unsuccessful.

Financial Turmoil Hits Leading Shipbuilder in Vietnam
10 Jan 2024

Nakilat Commissions Six New Gas Carrier Builds in S. Korea

Nakilat, a leading Qatari company in liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipping, is significantly expanding its fleet by adding six new gas carriers.

Nakilat Commissions Six New Gas Carrier Builds in S. Korea
8 Jan 2024

Japan Coast Guard Crash May Have Been Comms Confusion

Per media, the Japan Coast Guard aircraft hit by a landing passenger jet has encountered confusion over who had the right to use Haneda's runway.

Japan Coast Guard Crash May Have Been Comms Confusion
8 Jan 2024

Cruise Ship Rescues Fishermen Thanks to Observant Passengers

Costa Cruises’ 114,500 gross ton Costa Serna was cruising the Arabian Sea when the vessel rescued a group of stranded fishermen lost out to sea.

Cruise Ship Rescues Fishermen Thanks to Observant Passengers