Europe

27 Jan 2024

EU Launches Port Alliance in Effort to Combat Drug Trafficking

The new partnership aligns with the EU’s roadmap aimed at addressing and fighting Drug Trafficking and Organised Crime.

EU Launches Port Alliance in Effort to Combat Drug Trafficking
26 Jan 2024

Europe's Drive for Offshore Wind Faces Supply Chain Complexity

European offshore wind sector is challenged with a substantial undertaking to construct the infrastructure required to achieve climate targets.

Europe's Drive for Offshore Wind Faces Supply Chain Complexity
25 Jan 2024

Economou Expands Influence in OceanPal Holdings

Greek shipping tycoon George Economou has recently increased his shareholding in OceanPal, a dry bulk company with connections to the Palios family

Economou Expands Influence in OceanPal Holdings
25 Jan 2024

Maritime Safety Breach: UK Port Captain's High Alcohol Level

A 65-year-old captain faces sentencing after admitting he was in command of a containership while exceeding the legal alcohol limit for seafarers

Maritime Safety Breach: UK Port Captain's High Alcohol Level
24 Jan 2024

Novatek's Baltic Terminal Targeted by Drones from Ukraine

Executing the mission with the aid of two long-range drones, the operation led to a fire at Novatek's gas terminal, prompting the evacuation of staff.

Novatek's Baltic Terminal Targeted by Drones from Ukraine
22 Jan 2024

UK MoD to Upgrade Defence Missile System Used in Red Sea

In a statement made by the MoD a missile system will be upgraded to feature a new warhead & software enabling it to counter ballistic missile threads.

UK MoD to Upgrade Defence Missile System Used in Red Sea
19 Jan 2024

Van Oord Takes Charge of Pivotal FSRU Jetty Construction in DE

Van Oord secures contract from FSRU Wilhelmshaven, a venture between ENGIE and TES for construction of FSRU jetty in Wilhelmshaven, Germany.

Van Oord Takes Charge of Pivotal FSRU Jetty Construction in DE
16 Jan 2024

Germany Will Participate in EU Red Sea Naval Mission

Due to continued attacks on vessels by Iran-backed Houthi militia off the Yemen coast, the most important global shipping lane has been paralyzed

Germany Will Participate in EU Red Sea Naval Mission
2 Jan 2024

Italian Liner Company Moves Forward with Liquidation Filing

Kalypso Compagnia di Navigazione, a liner company based in Genoa, has officially initiated the liquidation process.

Italian Liner Company Moves Forward with Liquidation Filing
31 Dec 2023

Wheat Futures Rose After Mine Incident in Ukraine

Wheat futures rose due to incident in Black Sea where a vessel preparing to load grain from Ukraine struck a mine, increasing fears of turbulence

Wheat Futures Rose After Mine Incident in Ukraine
27 Dec 2023

Final Investment Decision for Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Ørsted announced its Final Investment Decision (FID) on Hornsea 3, the largest single offshore windfarm globally.

Final Investment Decision for Largest Offshore Wind Farm
23 Dec 2023

Greek Shipping Advised to Avoid Red Sea Following Attacks

Commercial vessels currently voyaging the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden have been advised by Greece to avoid Yemeni waters following attacks.

Greek Shipping Advised to Avoid Red Sea Following Attacks
21 Dec 2023

European Union Introduces Revised Sanctions on Oil Price Cap

The EU has recently announced its twelfth round of sanctions aimed at Russia, significantly focusing on the regulation of tanker transactions.

European Union Introduces Revised Sanctions on Oil Price Cap
18 Dec 2023

Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey to Remove Mines from Black Sea

Over the nearly 2-year duration of the war, the detection of mines in the Black Sea has been a problem in the conflict between Ukraine & Russia

Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey to Remove Mines from Black Sea
14 Dec 2023

Hydrotug 1 is the World’s First Hydrogen-Powered Tug

The world’s first hydrogen-powered tugboat successfully launched by Belgian shipping and cleantech group, CMB.TECH & the Port of Antwerp-Bruges.

Hydrotug 1 is the World’s First Hydrogen-Powered Tug