Shipping

28 Jan 2024

Vroon Expands Livestock Fleet After Buying Vessel From Tsuneishi

Dutch Shipping company Vroon has majorly strengthened its fleet with acquisition of a livestock carrier from Japan’s Tsuneishi Group.

Vroon Expands Livestock Fleet After Buying Vessel From Tsuneishi
26 Jan 2024

Congo's Flag Ranked Lowest Globally

The ICS released an annual report ranking the DR of Congo as the lowest-performing shipping flag among over a hundred registries evaluated.

Congo's Flag Ranked Lowest Globally
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

THE Alliance Members Forge Robust Partnerships

In an attempt to quell speculation about its future, THE Alliance members have issued a statement reassuring that their operations will proceed as usual.

THE Alliance Members Forge Robust Partnerships
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

Iran Converts Boxship into Drone Carrier

Iran is launching its first drone carrier, a converted boxship, adding to growing concerns surrounding the situation in the Middle East.

Iran Converts Boxship into Drone Carrier
24 Jan 2024

11% Rise in Seafarer Abandonments is “Unacceptable” Says ITF

There has been an alarming 11% increase in the number of crew abandonment cases in 2023 compared to 2022 according to a recent report by the ITF

11% Rise in Seafarer Abandonments is “Unacceptable” Says ITF
24 Jan 2024

Yang Ming and Evergreen in Talks for Multiple Feeder Orders

Alphaliner is reporting that the Yang Ming is looking for approximately 15 feeders, whilst Evergreen is seeking to contract for 6 total ships.

Yang Ming and Evergreen in Talks for Multiple Feeder Orders
24 Jan 2024

Tsakos Expands Fleet with Purchase of Five Viken Tankers

Tsakos has been linked to acquiring five contemporary tankers through an agreement with Viken Shipping, a Norwegian company.

Tsakos Expands Fleet with Purchase of Five Viken Tankers
23 Jan 2024

Animal Welfare Alarm Sounded as Cattle Struggle in Red Sea Chaos

A vessel transporting cattle from Australia, initially bound for the Middle East, has reportedly rerouted towards Africa.

Animal Welfare Alarm Sounded as Cattle Struggle in Red Sea Chaos
23 Jan 2024

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Progresses with Fleet Growth

Vehicle transport specialist Wallenius Wilhelmsen finalize multi-year transport deal with a South Korean construction equipment manufacturer.

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Progresses with Fleet Growth
23 Jan 2024

Two Missing SEALS Presumed Dead from Raid on Iran Ship

Military officials said that the U.S. Navy SEALs who went missing in the Gulf of Aden amidst a raid on an Iranian ship have still not been found.

Two Missing SEALS Presumed Dead from Raid on Iran Ship
22 Jan 2024

Shipping Emissions Skyrocket Due to Cape Route Diversions

The recent shift in trade routes between Asia and Europe, triggered by the Houthis is significantly impacting the shipping industry's carbon footprint

Shipping Emissions Skyrocket Due to Cape Route Diversions
21 Jan 2024

RIBCRAFT Expands Lifesaving Resources for Maine Firefighters

The specialized RIB not only expands the department’s response capabilities but also offers a secure platform for conducting rescue missions.

RIBCRAFT Expands Lifesaving Resources for Maine Firefighters
21 Jan 2024

Since Ever Given Grounding Suez Canal Transits Fall to Lowest

Transits of commercial vessels through the Suez Canal have dropped to their lowest since the Ever Given blocked the waterway nearly 3 years ago.

Since Ever Given Grounding Suez Canal Transits Fall to Lowest