Keppel Orders PG Flow Solutions for Gimmi FLNG

Singaporebased Keppel Shipyard has awarded Norwegian liquid handling and pump specialist PG Flow Solutions a contract to supply high flow seawater pumps to the Gimi FLNG that is being converted at the yard.PG Flow Solutions will deliver four large seawater pumps…

MOL Promotes Green Award Program

Japanese shipping giant Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) announced that its group company MOL Techno-Trade held a ceremony to mark its participation in the "Green Award Program", aimed at promoting "Quality Shipping" on a global scale.The program is…

Two Australians Rescued by Yang Ming Ship

Taiwanese shipping company Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp said that it's containership YM Excellence while sailing from Shekou, China, to Singapore successfully rescued two Australians who were spotted fleeing out of a flaming yacht.After the completion of the rescue operation…

Navios Holdings Acquires Sea Victory

The seaborne shipping and logistics company Navios Maritime Holdings agreed to acquire a former chartered-in vessel, the Sea Victory (TBN Navios Victory), a 2014-built Panamax vessel of 77,095 dwt, for a purchase price of $14.5 million.The acquisition is expected to be completed in Q3 2019…

StormGeo Names Carsten Mortensen as Chairman

The weather forecasting services provider StormGeo AS has appointed Carsten Mortensen as new Non-executive Chairman to its Board of Directors.He brings more than 30 years of operational experience, having held leadership positions at global Nordic companies, such as A.P.

DryLog Joins Rapid Ocean Response Emergency

North American marine emergency response service provider Rapid Ocean Response Corporation (RORC) said that the dry bulk shipping company DryLog has joined its network.DryLog,  a subsidiary of international Ceres Shipping Ltd,  will now have access to an always-available…

New Initiative for Zero Emission Shipping

A group of six leading Nordic industry companies has, in line with the UN sustainability goals, joined forces to solve a great societal challenge. The initiative is called Zero Emission Energy Distribution at Sea (ZEEDS).Annually, shipping is…

ZIM Expands Refrigerated Container Fleet

The Israel-headquartered container carrier Zim Integrated Shipping Services (ZIM) is expanding its ZIMonitor containers fleet in 2019 and adding advanced “Star Cool” containers manufactured by Maersk Container Industry (MCI).MCI informed that…

Maersk Orders Four Product Tankers

Danish ship owner Maersk confirmed it has exercised an option to order four additional product tankers from China's Dalian Shipyard.The order completes a a series of 10 newbuilds planned for delivery from 2020-2022 as part of Maersk's ongoing fleet renewal program in the LR2 segment.

Ocean cargo carriers have yet to satisfy most shipper’s needs, survey reveals

As if things were not tough enough for global ocean carriers these days, meeting shippers’ service and contractual expectations continues to decline,according to the third annual shipper satisfaction survey conducted by the London-based consultancy, Drewry and the European Shippers’ Council.