Drewry: Carrier gains to be made by limiting ship speed

New research shows that mandatory slow-steaming rule could cut carriers’ round-trip fuel consumption, even with the additional vessels required to maintain strings...

Carriers need to repeat trans-Pac low-sulfur success globally

The conclusion of annual trans-Pacific service contracts this month showed that container lines for...

Container data standards effort builds with new carriers joining

A consortium aimed at harmonizing data in the container shipping industry is gaining momentum, thanks to the addition of five major carriers to the group that now encompasses nine of...

EU: Common low-sulfur BAF would be collusion

HAMBURG — The European Commission’s competition regulator issued a blunt warning Tuesday that any attempt to create...

PIL Enhances Transpacific Services

The Singapore-based family-owned shipping company Pacific International Lines (PIL)  announced that PIL will be enhancing our Transpacific service by offering direct services from Vietnam to the U.S West Coast, with effect from end April 2019.America…

ZIM Joins DCSA

Israel cargo shipping company Zim Integrated Shipping Services (ZIM) announced that it has joined the Digital Shipping Association (DCSA) dedicated to digitization and standardization in the container shipping industry.ZIM CIO, EVP Eyal Ben-Amram…

World Suezmax Fleet Counts 514 Vessels

The world Suezmax fleet (excl. shuttle, product & Jones Act tankers) counts 514 vessels at the end of 1Q2019, said Nordic American Tankers (NAT).The total delivery during 2018 was 28 vessels, said a report by the  international tanker company."For…

Damen Delivers MAD3500

Screening installation Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500 has been fully assembled at the Damen Dredging yard.Last week the completion of the assembly of the screening installation of the CEMEX Go Innovation was celebrated at the Damen Dredging yard.

DNV GL, NTU Partner in 3D Printing

The global quality assurance and risk management company DNV GL and Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore (NTU) are supporting academic advances in additive manufacturing – the process of 3D printing – for the maritime, oil and gas and other industries…

Malta Accepts Hong Kong Convention

Malta is the latest country to accede to International Maritime Organization (IMO)'s treaty for safe and environmentally-sound ship recycling – the Hong Kong Convention, the UN body said in a release.The Convention covers the design, construction…