Friday, April 19, 2024

Chinese Seaborne Imports from the US Affected by Chinese tariffs

Tariffs imposed by China jeopardize immensely the business volume of dry bulk shipping industry. In the last year, China imported 32 million tonnes of...

BANGLADESH SHIP RECYCLING, SENSREC II LAUNCHED

Launching of the second phase of an IMO-implemented project to enhance safe and environmentally sound ship recycling in Bangladesh was carried out at a...

DP WORLD FORMS NEW MARINE UNIT FOLLOWING TOPAZ ACQUISITION

Global port operator DP World has established a Dubai-based marine solutions and logistics company, P&O Maritime Logistics (POML). POLM is the result of DP World’s...

US DREDGING COMPANIES MAINTAIN AMERICA’S STRATEGIC SEAPORTS

On April 30, 1798, President John Adams signed a congressional act establishing the Department of the Navy.  On this 221st anniversary, the U.S-flag Jones...

CHINA HINTS PRESSURE ON OPEN LOOP SCRUBBERS

China has hinted towards the pressure over the use of open-loop scrubbers within the country’s emission control areas (ECAs) from January 2020. The Chinese transport...

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE SEAFARER 2019: GET ON BOARD WITH GENDER EQUALITY

The International Day of the Seafarer is celebrated each year on 25 June. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is calling on everyone in the...

INTRO TO HYBRID STRADDLE CARRIERS

The introduction of two straddle carriers on the port of Hamburg with environmental friendly hybrid engines has been carried out. The very first two energy...

Wardha and Jalna to get a dry port – by June 2019

The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust discloses plans to establish by June 2019, two new dry ports at Wardha and Jalna located in Maharashtra. The...

Hanjin Collapse an Eye-opener for the Global Container Shipping Industry

How do you kill the business of your competitors in the container shipping business? Well, you just increase the capacity of your own ships...

IMO BRAVERY AWARDS 2018

The 2018 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea by IMO has been awarded to a chinese diver Zhong on 6 December. Haifeng  Zhong...

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