Total signs marine fuel deal with Zhejiang Energy

Paris - French oil company Total has signed a deal with Chinese state-owned Zhejiang Energy Group to create a joint venture company to supply and delivery marine fuels


Rotterdam continues to grow in third quarter

Rotterdam - The port of Rotterdam handled 112.4 million tonnes of freight during the third quarter of 2019. This means a total of 353.5 million tonnes has been transhipped up to the end of the third quarter


DP World’s new gateway to the African heart

Kigali - The Arab terminal and shipping group DP World is expanding in inland Africa, where it has put into operation its new logistics platform in Kigali, Rwanda


Japan won’t join U.S. coalition to protect Middle East shipping, will send own force

Tokyo - Japan said on Friday it will not join any U.S. coalition to protect merchant vessels in Middle Eastern waterways, but will instead send a separate force of ships and planes to guard ships supplying Japan from the key oil-producing region


Escalation of ship fires alarms insurers

Arendal (Norway) - This year’s escalation of container ships’s fires is of growing concern to the International Union of Marine Insurances

New set-up for Caribbean feeder services
Cruise ships in French waters agree to pollute less
Containers and dry bulk boost Antwerp’s growth
“Shipowners should comply with higher ship recycling standards”
“Grand block ceremony” for cable ship in Poland

“Grand block ceremony” for cable ship in Poland

Paris - Nexans, the French global player in the cable and optical fiber industry, has hosted the “grand block ceremony” that represents a key step in the construction of its ground-breaking cable installation vessel, the “Nexans Aurora”