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Witt O’Brien’s Acquires Crisis Communications Group Navigate

earth internet

Witt O’Brien’s acquires Navigate.

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Flex LNG Enjoys ‘Best-Ever’ Financial Results

LNG carrier

Flex LNG announced its best-ever financial results with a net income of around USD 24 million for Q4 2019.

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ICS: Coronavirus Costing Shipping Industry USD 350 Mln a Week

Coronavirus

Coronavirus outbreak is estimated to be costing the shipping industry USD 350 million a week.

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Cruise Ship Denied Entry to Jamaica, Cayman Islands

MSC Meraviglia

A cruise ship denied port access to Jamaica and Cayman Islands amid coronavirus precaution measures.

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Genco to Sell 10 Handysize Bulkers

Bulker

Genco is planning to sell ten Handysize vessels as part of its fleet renewal scheme.

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Scrubber Fitting No Longer an Issue of If but of How Fast

Scrubber

An unprecedented surge of inquiries on how scrubbers can be fitted at short notice.

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IMO Moves Toward Arctic Heavy Fuel Oil Ban

Arctic

IMO agreed on the draft amendments to MARPOL Annex I to ban the use and carriage of HFO.

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DP World Acquires Canadian Multipurpose Deep-Sea Terminal

DP World

DP World completes the acquisition of Fraser Surrey Docks.

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Q-LNG Gets USCG Approvals for Variant Design Bunkering Ships

LNG bunkering barge

Q-LNG has received USCG design basis acceptance and regulatory approvals for bunkering vessels.

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Diamond Princess Crew Allowed to Return Home

Diamond Princess

Seventy crew members of Diamond Princess infected with the COVID-19 virus.

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Coronavirus Comes at the Worst Time for Shipping

The outbreak of the coronavirus comes at one of the worst time for the shipping industry.

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IMO Urges Unnecessary Delays to Ships Are Prevented

Shipping

IMO urges member states to undertake measures to prevent unnecessary delays of ships.

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Carnival Cruise Line Inks 5-Year Agreement with Norfolk

Carnival Magic

Carnival Cruise Line will operate seasonal cruises from Norfolk's Half Moone Cruise Center through 2025.

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US Sanctions Rosneft Trading S.A.

Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin.

The Trump administration has designated Rosneft Trading S.A.

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BC Ferries Christens New Hybrid-Electric Ship Duo

BC Ferries

Island Discovery and Island Aurora will enter service in mid-2020.

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Falkland Islands to Build New Port in Stanley Habour

Falkland Islands

The Falkland Islands Government has selected a development partner to build a new port in Stanley Harbour.

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GoodBulk Offloads Capesize Duo

GoodBulk bulker

Dry bulk vessel owner and operator GoodBulk sold two older Capesize vessels in January 2020.

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Maersk Buying Performance Team in USD 545 Mln Deal

Maersk

Marsk is bolsterings its logistics and services with the acquisition of Performance Team.

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Excelerate Launches In-House Ship Management Services

FSRU Experience

Excelerate Energy gets green light to manage its entire FSRU fleet.?

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Diamond Princess Quarantine in Japan Officially Over

Diamond Princess

The quarantine of Diamond Princess has officially ended.

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SEALNG: 175 LNG-Fueled Ships in Operation, 203 on Order

LNG Powered

There are 175 LNG-fueled ships currently in operation, with 203 on order.

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GOGL Refinances USD 284 Mn Loan

Bulker

GOGL refinances USD 284 million loan facility covering 15 vessels.

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Ships Transiting Panama Canal to Face Over 30 Pct Price Hike

Panama Canal

Ships transiting the Panama Canal could face price hikes of over 30% by April 1, 2020, due to new charges.

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Coronavirus Outbreak: VLCCs Hit the Hardest

Tanker

The daily cost of hiring a VLCC for 12 months has fallen by over 20% in the last month.

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US, Canada Start Evacuating Diamond Princess Passengers

Diamond Princess

The US and Canada are sending airplanes to Japan to evacuate their citizens from Diamond Princess.

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Coronavirus Outbreak: Royal Caribbean Cancels 18 Sailings

cruise

Royal Caribbean Cruises has so far canceled a total of eighteen sailings in Southeast Asia.

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MSC, Maersk Partner Up with SM Line on Transpacific Route

2M

Maersk and MSC, which together form the 2M Alliance, have found a new South Korean partner.

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