Safe Bulkers Ready for IMO Target with Scrubbers

Safe Bulkers, the provider of marine drybulk transportation services, said that it is on schedule in implementing its environmental investments installing scrubbers in approximately half of its  fleet during 2019 in anticipation of the effectiveness…

WFW Advises Star Bulk on Vessels Acquisition

Watson Farley & Williams (WFW), an international law firm based in London, has advised NASDAQ listed Star Bulk Carriers Corp on the acquisition of 11 dry bulk vessels from Delphin Shipping LLC in a shares and cash transaction.Under the terms of the acquisition…

Sponsored Video: T. Parker Host's Jeff Keever on reducing breakbulk supply chain steps

Sponsored: Looking back on the company's 100-year history, T. Parker Host's Commercial Director Jeff Keever discusses industry evolution, his thoughts on increasing supply chain efficiency, and the company strategy behind acquiring Avondale Shipping.JOC Breakbulk & Project Cargo Conference 2019, New Orleans...

South African Court Halts Port Strike

The South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (Satawu) said on Wednesday a court interdiction secured by the national ports authority has stopped planned strike action at ports from Thursday."Transnet National Ports Authority has interdicted…

Old Dominion Freight Line supports American Red Cross Disaster Responder Program

National less-than-truckload carrier Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL) was recently recognized by the American Red Cross for its efforts in supporting Red Cross Disaster Relief through the Disaster Relief Program, in the form of an annual pledge of $250,000.

DeFazio Honored with 2019 SCA Leadership Award

The Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) honored U.S. House of Representatives Chairman of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, Peter DeFazio (R-OR) as a 2019 recipient of SCA’s Maritime Leadership Award.As recipient of the Maritime Leadership Award…

Port Esbjerg Expands Capacity with Liebherr

The Port Esbjerg is gearing up for future business and opted for the world’s largest mobile harbor crane, the Liebherr LHM 800 with a maximum lifting capacity of up to 308 tonnes.Since 1874, the Port of Esbjerg has been the main center for sea…

Damen is Ready for Seawork 2019

Damen Shipyards Group will be attending Seawork International in Southampton, UK, on June 11-13, 2019 with two vessels on display and a quay-side trailer stand. In addition to a Multi Cat 1908 and the new design Shoalbuster 2711, which will both be open to visitors…

CMA CGM Upbeat Despite China-U.S. spat

Shipping giant CMA CGM expects to see further growth in its volumes this year as increasing activity from southeast Asia towards the United States helps make up for slowing China-U.S. flows that were a drag on its first quarter.French-based CMA CGM…

Iran Dismisses U.S. Remarks on UAE Tanker Attacks

Iran's foreign ministry spokesman on Wednesday dismissed remarks by U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton that Iranian naval mines were likely used in attacks on oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates this month.Abbas Mousavi…