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8 Feb 2024

Hayfin Contracts Oshima Shipyard for Construction of Bulkers

Hayfin Capital Management has secured the services of Oshima Shipbuilding in Japan to develop two post-Panamax bulk carrier new constructions.

Hayfin Contracts Oshima Shipyard for Construction of Bulkers
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
7 Feb 2024

GEFO Secures 10 Chemical Tankers for Strategic Operations

GEFO is extending its fleet by acquiring 10 chemical tankers crafted from stainless steel at the Xiangyu shipyard in Nantong, China.

GEFO Secures 10 Chemical Tankers for Strategic Operations
6 Feb 2024

ARC Ro-Ro Ship Now Under U.S. Flag

ARC has successfully expanded its maritime fleet, welcoming its ninth U.S.-flagged roll-on roll-off vessel, now known as the M/V ARC Honor.

ARC Ro-Ro Ship Now Under U.S. Flag
6 Feb 2024

Harassment Crisis Aboard Canadian Ships

SIU Canada discloses concerning findings from a recent study, showing almost half the maritime workforce has encountered harassment or bullying.

Harassment Crisis Aboard Canadian Ships
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
2 Feb 2024

French Engineers Present Cutting-Edge Hydrogen Carrier Design

A team of French specialists with knowledge of gas technology has introduced an initial concept for a liquefied hydrogen carrier.

French Engineers Present Cutting-Edge Hydrogen Carrier Design
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

Modern Tankers Join TEN's Growing Fleet

TEN, a Greek shipping company listed in New York, announced the purchase of five contemporary tankers, as reported by Splash earlier this month.

Modern Tankers Join TEN's Growing Fleet
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
31 Jan 2024

Saltchuk Ventures Launch 2nd Takeover Bid for OSG Privatization

Saltchuk has renewed its focus on Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG) after withdrawing its pursuit of the Tampa-based company in September 2021.

Saltchuk Ventures Launch 2nd Takeover Bid for OSG Privatization
30 Jan 2024

Panagiotidis: Twin Castor Bulk Carriers Added to Fleet

Castor Maritime, a Cyprus-based shipping company, has recently finalized the sale of two of its panamax bulk carriers from 2010.

Panagiotidis: Twin Castor Bulk Carriers Added to Fleet
30 Jan 2024

IACS Rolls Out 2024 Blue Book for Maritime Professionals

The 2024 edition of the Blue Book has been disclosed by the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS).

IACS Rolls Out 2024 Blue Book for Maritime Professionals
29 Jan 2024

Hafnia and Mercuria Unite for Panamax Pool Initiative

Hafnia Panamax Pool, a new joint venture, has been announced by BW Group's product tanker, Hafnia, and the well-known commodity trader, Mercuria.

Hafnia and Mercuria Unite for Panamax Pool Initiative
28 Jan 2024

Crisis in Red Sea Halts UN's Completion of FSO Safer Ops

The ongoing maritime crisis in the Red Sea has led to the halting of efforts to dismantle the FSO Safer, an aging tanker.

Crisis in Red Sea Halts UN's Completion of FSO Safer Ops