Oman Shipping mulls further ship investments

Muscat - Following last week’s order for two very large crude carriers (VLCC) placed with South Korean shipyard Daewoo Shipbuilding Marine Engineering (DSME), Oman Shipping Company is set on growing its fleet further


P&O to change flag of UK ships to Cyprus ahead of Brexit

London - British ferry and shipping freight operator P&O will shift the registration of its UK vessels to Cyprus ahead of Britain’s departure from the European Union, in part to keep its tax arrangements in the bloc


A century on, Basra’s British-era shipyard going strong

Basra - Begun in 1918 by British troops, Basra’s shipyard is surviving into old age with little maintenance, relying on its vintage machinery and the skill of its workers to keep going.


Chemical tankers not ready to fit IMO rules

London - Statistic revealed by research firm Drewry show that only 21 chemical tankers in the current fleet have scrubbers installed


Rolls-Royce completes modernization of thruster plant

London - Rolls-Royce has completed a multi-million Euro upgrade and refurbishment of its thruster manufacturing plant in Rauma, Finland

Rotterdam unveils plan to reduce CO2
At least 10 dead as fire rages on Black Sea ships
Ten crew members dead after two ships catch fire near Crimea
Oetker to be sold to the Swire Group

Oetker to be sold to the Swire Group

Hamburg - The China Navigation Company, a subsidiary of the Swire Group will acquire the bulk shipping business in Hamburg Süd which includes Rudolf A. Oetker, Furness Withy Chartering and the bulk activities in Alianca Navegacão

Port of Los Angeles break all time cargo record