Two Russian warplanes flew simulated attack passes near a U.S. guided missile destroyer in the Baltic Sea on Tuesday, the U.S. military said, with one official describing them as one of the most aggressive interactions in recent memory.
Images shot in the hold of a boat where dozens of people died of asphyxiation after five hours in the Mediterranean brought home the horror of the refugee crisis in the film “Fuocoammare” (Fire at Sea) shown at the Berlin film festival on Saturday.
Royal Dutch Shell expects to slash thousands more jobs to save costs if its takeover of BG Group goes through as planned early next year following a final green light from China.
MSC Cruises will this week become the first major liner to start operations in Cuba, part of its efforts to grow a global presence, the Swiss group’s chief executive said.
A few months after reaching the largest corporate settlement in U.S. history, BP Plc faces a class action lawsuit in Mexico over its deadly 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, which a civic group on Friday said it had filed against the company.
China’s cabinet has approved the merger of the two biggest shipping conglomerates, China Ocean Shipping (Group) Co (COSCO) and China Shipping Group Co, in the government’s latest effort to make the industry more competitive globally.
China will introduce tough controls on ship emissions at three key port areas from January to reduce sulphur dioxide which results in acid rain, causing respiratory difficulties and sometimes premature death, said the Ministry of Transport.
Indonesia’s president launched the first of five new floating power stations on Tuesday, to serve as a stop gap for the country’s growing demand for power amid sluggish development of land-based plants.
France’s CMA CGM, the world’s third-largest container shipping firm, made a S$3.4 billion ($2.43 billion) offer on Monday to buy Singapore’s Neptune Orient Lines to expand its presence on trans-Pacific routes.