Sailing fans flocked to a harbor in the Dutch city of The Hague today to welcome team AkzoNobel’s new Volvo Ocean Race yacht, which was officially christened by the city’s Mayor.
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The Madrid Maersk, the largest container carrier ever to call at the port of Antwerp, moored in the Deurganck dock on 9 June.
Two shipping companies based in Egypt and Singapore pleaded guilty today in federal court in Beaumont, Texas, to violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships (APPS) and obstruction of justice for covering up the illegal dumping of oil-contaminated bilge water and garbage from one of their ships into the sea.
On June 20th, 2017 the next construction stage of HANSEATIC nature, the first of two expedition new-builds, has begun with the keel laying.
Shipping confidence reached its equal highest rating in the past three years in the three months to end-May 2017.
At its 50th meeting last month, the Paris MoU Committee approved the 2016 inspection results and adopted new performance lists for flags and Recognized Organizations. These lists will take effect from 1 July 2017.
Container shipping companies have benefited from a modest increase in freight rates since the start of the year, but a sustainable recovery in the container market will only be achieved by reaching a viable supply/demand balance through capacity cuts, Fitch Ratings says.
Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, announced its partnership with the Energy Observer, the world’s first catamaran powered solely by renewable sources, at the Paris Air Show today.
Evergreen Line has teamed up with Alibaba.com, a leading wholesale marketplace for global trade under Alibaba Group, to provide Alibaba.com members with the option of booking sea freight services online with guaranteed space and prices.