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DBGT’s quay crane (ship to shore) shipment arrives on M.V.Jacqueline C

ABS Leads Ballast Water Management Workshop

Pamban Rail Bridge to be lifted in a minute to make way for ships plying in the coastal route

Mergers of psus planned by govt before listing in the market

Natural gas operating fleet concept of COSCO and Wartsila gets Lloyd’s Register’s green light

Marine cadets prove themselves future competent seafarers thru oil spill cleanup ops

Weekly service from Chennai to Chinese ports doing well

World Bank Approves $ 375 Million Loan for Developing National Waterway-1

Norway is first to ratify 2010 compensation regime for Hazardous and Noxious Cargoes

MANSA to demystify Implications of GST on May 31

MV Liberty Prrudencia: A Gross Failure in Protecting Seafarers' Rights: Human Rights at Sea

Hindustan shipyard to collaborate with Hyundai to manufacture five ships

Indian Warships on Overseas Deployment Visit Souda Bay Greece

Caspian Sea States cooperate on pollution response

Piracy in Somali waters: Gujarat ships and seafarers at the receiving end

Chinese navy rescues Panamanian merchant ship from pirates in Gulf of Aden

Maharashtra Maritime Board set to operate ferry service between Belapur and Thane in Mumbai

INTTRA partners with Sarda d.o.o. for shipping solutions

Essar Shipping cargo handling up 22 per cent in FY17

TOTE Maritime Settles Remaining El Faro Suits

Ex-Cochin Shipyard MD takes the CEO baton of Reliance Defence and Infra Ltd

Somali pirates hold 8 crew captive of rescued hijacked Indian cargo ship

Shipping safer with maritime pilots

China Merchants and Sinotrans complete merger

GAIL to hire ships on short term to ship LNG from US

Trans Asian Shipping Services launches fortnightly coastal service linking ports in Kerala to Dharamtar in Maharashtra

Skill development for staff of custom house brokers

The Korean SM Line to enter Indian trade with services calling at Chennai, JNPT and Pipavav ports

Shipping has to be regulated on a global basis: IMO Secy-Gen

UPDATE: MSC container ship blaze contained

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lays foundation stone for Multi-Modal Terminal at Sahibganj

Maersk Line introduces trade-friendly key services in Northern India

Cabinet approves MoU on passenger cruise services between India and Bangladesh

Our thoughts and prayers are with the seafarers still missing: IMO Secretary-General

London P & I Club brings out a guide to reduce risk of liquefaction/

PM to lay the foundation stone of a multi-modal terminal on Ganga at Sahibganj in Jharkhand

LNG bunkering set to become the marine fuel

Inquiry committee on the oil spill off Ennore port to submit the report shortly

Indonesia launches first electric vessel MV Iriana

Indian dhow hijacked ; ten Indian sailors held captives in Somalia coast

General Dynamics NASSCO launches the Palmetto State, the final ECO class tanker

Successful project to address marine bio-invasions concludes as ballast water management treaty nears entry into force

Transportation through Waterways and Coastal Shipping /

We do believe that the worst has passed for the charter market: Maritime Strategies International

Somali Pirates Release Hijacked ‘Mothership’

Ray of hope for Sethusamudram ship canal project

JSW Infrastructure plans IPO by 2019

PSA, CMA CGM launch Phase 2 of Singapore’s joint venture container terminal

Solutions for e-navigation

Cochin shipyard files draft papers for Rs 1500 crores IPO

London P & I Club supports appointment of Warranty Surveyor to supervise deck cargo loads

Companies may fail, but the responsibility lies with everyone: US FMC Commissioner

Hyundai closes one more of shipyards due to lack of orders

Shreyas Shipping sets sight on coastal trade and feeder biz opportunities on east coast

Kamarajar Port handles critical ODC package as Coastal Cargo

Shipping industry sees digitization important but challenge is understanding it, says Waypoint Digital 2017 Survey

IWAI's Ro-Ro Terminal at Assam to Boost Cargo transport in North East

India’s focus on Inland Waterways to reduce the logistics cost

China penalises foreign ship for using non-compliant bunker fuel in ECA zone

Attempts to divide us through discrimination will only strengthen our resolve to organize together seeking justice: Refugee community leaders to European government leaders

MNCs control container trade in Indian coast; Regulator needs to be set up to control their activity: Par Panel report

Dry bulk industry to see profitability in 2019 if fleet supply remains nil

Repeal of outdated acts in shipping on the anvil

Shipping Ministry to observe Swacchta Drive from 16th-31st March 2017 /

Asian Shipowners Concerned About Global Sulphur Cap for Marine Fuel Oil

Gadkari lauds SCI’s female seafarer for exceptional bravery at sea

IMO Secretary-General urges vigilance after tanker hijack

Cargo Smart’s new tool helps Ocean shippers optimize routes when alliances become operational

Eight seagoing fishermen held for sneaking into marine sanctuary

Ship owners cannot continue to ignore European recyclers: NGO Shipbreaking Platform

Lok Sabha Passes the Admiralty Bill; archaic provisions removed

INS Tillanchang Commissioned at Karwar

Abduction in Asian Waters persist says ReCAAP

MV Liberty Prrudencia crew,abandoned, ask for hard-earned wages, an end to their misery

CO2 emissions from Shipping Sector for 2016 reach about 4. 75 million tonnes

Sagarmala Programme aims to promote coastal shipping and augment transshipment capacity

Caribbean centre launches on low-carbon shipping mission

Shreyas Shipping takes delivery of another vessel M.V. SSL Kolkata

Italian cruise traffic declines in 2017

Now is the Time to Digitize Container Shipping, says INTTRA

Security exercise ‘Sagar Kavach' kick-starts in Paradip coast

Argonne Scientists Develop a Sponge, boon for Oil Spill Cleanup

M.V.SSL DELHI Maiden Voyage (PIX2 Weekly Service)

EU policies need to hit where it hurts: NGO Shipbreaking Platform

Interactive function by NUSI on 7th March, 2017 as part of the International Women’s Day

MANSA cries foul over onus on remitting service tax liability

IRS inks RO deal with dept of shipping of Bangladesh

Make tanker rates great again: Intertanko

Lancer Container Lines hosts Global Agents Meet at Navi Mumbai on 11th Feb

Shipping faces two challenges: credit crunch and clean bunker fuel cost

EU and shipping industry clash over shipping emissions

Drewry: Liner alliances make illogical port choices

ICS chairman sets out plan for CO2 reduction by shipping sector

Demand is picking up in the dry bulk market

PEMA calls for “more cross-industry dialogue”

Indian Navy frigate INS Betwa upright again

Encouraging trend in container shipping

The only way to ensure an end to illicit activities on our oceans is to ban transshipping at sea: Oceana

Asia Europe Trade is set for a major shake-up

DP World mundra wins the Terminal of the Year at the Gujarat Junction Awards

Competition commission rejects charges against Gateway Terminals India

Competition to control Bay of Bengal should not be for selfish gains: Sri Lankan defence expert

From cars it is the turn of cement to be transported by inland waterways

Our people are our assets: InterManager

Coastal shipping between India and Bangladesh takes off

INSV Tarini Inducted – All Woman Crew scheduled to sail her around the globe commencing August 2017

Hydrographic survey of Mahanadi River begins as part of National Waterway project

Shipping in EU ETS: A strong message sent by the EP to all maritime stakeholders

S.Korea Court Declares Hanjin Bankrupt

Ships warned of the possibility of piracy attack in South Phillppines Sea

Growing LPG shipping seen facing oversupply rate pressure

Ships drag on profits for Singapore Shipping Corporation

Pakistan to start ferry services from Karachi to Chabahar in Iran

Marine fuel dispensed through Singapore port remain high in January despite Mass flow meters through barges

Industry Associations disapprove in one voice EU’s insistence to include shipping in Emissions Trading System

India’s Petronet buys 26% stake in LNG carrier

Rolls-Royce to launch autonomous ship by 2020

ABS’s ABS C-LASH assures easy and more efficient lashing of the containers

ICS – EI Branch 21st Annual Day Celebrations with the Seminar on Disruptive Progress in Shipping & Logistics

India can save up to $28bn infra spend if 50% overall trade moves closer to ports by 2020

Coast Guard ship rescues a crew onboard barge Orion ii off Mumbai in a midnight operation

Incorrect Container Packing Leads to 65% of Damaged Cargo: TT Club

Govt rolling back concessions in service tax creates problems for the industry

Enrolment of Non-Mechanical Propelled Vessels Under the New Proposed Bill

Spanish frigate Canarias saves 484 off Libya

IRClass in pole position to grab BWM biz opportunities

I do not believe CO2 reductions can be achieved by optimised shipping: LR

Shipping Minister Gadkari holds meeting with Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium: Seeks greater Belgian Participation in the Maritime Sector

LPG tanker unable to enter the port due to oil spill; Cooking gas requirements of Chennai likely to be affected

Panama Canal sets new monthly tonnage record

Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC (CNS) reviews Indian Navy's Theatre Level Operational Readiness Exercise (TROPEX 2017)

Unlawful fishing goes unabated in Gahirmatha despite legal ban

DG Shipping has instituted an inquiry in the Collision of two ships off Kamrajar Harbour

Interceptor crafts worth Rs 6 cr for turtles’ conservation lying idle for almost a year

‘Operation Oliva’ launched to safeguard breeding Olive Ridley sea turtles

UK urged to safeguard seafarer rights in US ports and waters under new US immigration requirements

Total and CMA CGM join hands for stricter fuel regulations

Maritime security preparedness marks 41st raising day of Coast Guard (West)

Consequent on Trump’s travel ban, UK P&I Club gives some recommendations to the crew

Protectionist policies could pose a threat to shipping, says BIMCO

Govt to boost infra: Gadkari

Implementation of the 0.50% sulphur limit

I hated the pirates. But now I can forgive them: crew member released after five years of hostage

Milaha launches first direct container service between Saudi Arabia and India

SEA \ LNG to work towards an effective global LNG value chain for cleaner maritime shipping

Energy management in the spotlight

DGS should mull over seafarer statistics year book to grab global merchant navy job mkt opportunities

Grim shipyard figures for Japan, China reveal extent of industry slowdown

India UAE sign strategic partnership agreement focus on maritime security and trade

Chinese container maker expects profits to plunge by 100 per cent

National waterways expected to get budget support of Rs 4000 crores

Singapore court fines unlicensed bunker craft operator

Maersk Line wins Client Relationship Award

Post sanctions Iran shipping company operates sailing to a French Port

Seven Waterways planned in Maharashtra and Goa

The industry is poisoned by Pirate maritime security companies: SAPU

Newbuild deliveries biggest threat to container market recovery: Drewry

Stowaway incidents likely to continue unabated

Shippers divert vessels to avoid new ‘pirate hotspot’ in waters west of the Philippines

IMO secretary-general Lim launches the theme for World Maritime Day 2017

MANSA calls upon new Director General Shipping

IMO welcomes entry into force of financial security for seafarers

New insurance rules give hope to ease crew abandonment cases

Successful cooperation for safe sea transport of oil told in new exhibition

Safety code being evolved to protect workers in ship breaking yards of Pakistan

Container freight rates stable in November, although volumes dip

GE Shipping gets nod to raise Rs 500 cr via NCD

Car carrier service from Chennai is expanded to include New Mangalore Port

ECSA urges EC to enlarge the list to non-EU facilities as soon as possible

Suez Canal extends rebates for further six months

41 Indian sailors stranded at Ajman port, fast running out of diesel

NYK, MOL and 'K' Line venture will help even when market is poor

Trump's man sends a warning signal to China on South China Sea

Recession hit shipping industry reduces large scale carriers

IRClass tonnage grows 9% Year on Year to 12.1 Mn GT for CY2016

European shipping cos brace up for Monitoring, Reporting, Verification regime to meet EU carbon emission standards

DP World reaffirms commitment to India's growth at Global CEO Roundtable chaired by Prime Minister Modi

GUPC Panama Canal Cost Overrun Claim goes up to USD 5.7 Bln

The continued fall in piracy is good news, but certain shipping routes remain dangerous: Director,IMB

Sagarmala – Sailing towards a Vibrant Gujarat

Rishi Shipping to buy coastal ships to promote cheaper coastal shipping

China extends its naval tentacles to Malyasia

IMO Secretary-General expresses his concern on inclusion of shipping in EU-ETS

Owners of Malaysia containership collision to pay $223,565 to clean bunker spill

INS Darshak's Hydrographic survey helps enhance navigational safety for ships visiting Mauritius

New Branch Manager dons the mantle at GAC Shipping's B’luru office

BIMCO's first report on global dry bulk terminal performance

Moore Stephens says shipping will find ways to ride out protracted downturn

The worst is over as the industry ends 2016 on positive note: GMS

IMO Polar Code and IGF Code take effect

HMM moves to Form New Asian Alliance

2017 will be another die-hard year across all sectors, says BIMCO

Cargo crime has become a global issue, says IUMI

Maersk Line resorts to direct shipment of kinnows for the first time

Singapore mandates use of mass flow meter (MFM) bunkering effective 1 Jan

GE Shipping inks deal to buy a Suezmax Crude Carrier

GMS urges for a sustainable ship recycling on a global basis

L&T grabs Rs 359 cr new navigational lock construction project at Farakka, West Bengal

IUMI for more action to tackle container fires

MANSA makes plea to reconsider proposed bank guarantee on vessels calling at MbPT

Two coastal ships get stuck at Pamban bridge after hitting against a rock

Shipping Ministry identifies five circuits for luxury cruise operations from Indian Ports

Cargo vessel runs aground, crew members rescued

USCG Grants Approval to Two More BWM Systems

IWAI ties up with MIT, USA, for developing ferry services in Patna

EU mulls unilateral levy on carbon emissions

“Ships don’t move cargo – people move cargo, so without the unselfish work of a highly trained and motivated global seafaring workforce, world trade would simply not happen”: ICS Secy Gen

WISTA Hellas Annual Forum debates shipping’s resilience in an unstable environment

KROHNE Marine’s EcoMATE™ MRV system independently certified by Verifavia

Dr Anil Sharma, GMS among Lloyd’s List’s Top 100 most influential people in shipping

GOL Offshore standalone net loss widens to Rs 239.47 cr for Sep ended 2016 qtr

MANSA mourns S R Kulkarni’s demise

Shipping confidence improves for the third successive quarter, says Moore Stephens

Largest capacity vessel transits Panama Canal

Maersk Line goes digital, launches its own app

Expanded Panama Canal welcomes its 500th Neopanamax transit

Goa Shipyard to provide patrol boats to Lankan navy ahead of schedule

Danish shipping giant to scrap 8 panamaxes, in India and China


Shipping Friendly decisions of the Government listed in Parliament

All Major Ports to implement Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) system

Shipowners ask European Commission to revise directive on seafarers

ClassNk’s mobile app to avoid ship detention

We are giving peace of mind that there will be no delays due to customs requirements: GAC

Essar Shipping standalone net loss widens to Rs 61.95 cr for Sep ended 2016 qtr

Resurgence in Indonesian coal ops and tanker biz erases Mercator’s Year-on-Year loss, co reports Rs 27 cr consolidated PAT for Q2FY17

Maersk Line, MSC and HMM Enter Strategic Cooperation

Dr Malini Shankar, IAS, is the new Director-General of Shipping

Danish Maritime Authority to contribute to a project on real-time data collecting system from ships

Development of the shipping sector

LR acquires Seasafe, boosts its ship emergency response service

INS Betwa incident calls for deeper introspection in naval vessels’ repair mgmt

Salient features of the draft Inland Vessels Bill, 2016

Wilhelmsen bags honours for corporate treasury best practices

MANSA hails JN customs nod to review public notice 158

K Line expands ACE service network to link Korea and China to Chennai

China to have a full-size replica of the Titanic in 2018

Maersk Line creates ‘history’ acquiring Hamburg Sud

Abandoned crews sue and win a landmark ruling from Shanghai Maritime Court

Development of Inland Water Transport in North Eastern States

Boating Services on Yamuna River From Wazirabad to FatehpurJat in Delhi

DGS throws lifeline to seafarers hired via unauthorised RPS agents in e-gov based COC revalidation

Sustainable Inclusive Growth of Coastal Community under Sagarmala

INS Darshak completes Hydrographic Survey for Tanzania

Do Gadani like conditions exist at Alang where shipping minister Mandvia hails from ?

Shipping needs a risk culture to turn profitable again

MSC launches new feeder service in ICTSI Georgia unit

Development of inland waterways in the country

Nautilus: UK should remain in EUNavfor’s Counter Piracy Force to fight Piracy

Indonesian Pirates sentenced to Caning

Feasibility study for development of Tamiraparani river as National Waterways

Ship intelligence will be the driving force that will determine the future of the industry: President, WISTA UK

Six Rivers of Goa to be developed as National Waterways

Chennai based Pan Indian Steamer Agents Association born

Enthusiatic response from school children to Indian Navy Ships

Govt proposes safeguards for Indians hired by foreign shipping companies

We believe excess vessel supply is here (VLGC) to stay, says Drewry analyst

Projects identified in Gujarat under Sagarmala for future cargo handling

Engineer given 8-month sentence for concealing discharge of oily waste

Development of National Waterways in North East region

India concludes white shipping agreement with three countries

EU approves Hapag-Lloyd and UASC merger subject to conditions

Step taken to prevent incidents of attacks on vessels

NATO ends counter-piracy mission in Indian Ocean

Union Cabinet clears introduction of revamped Merchant shipping bill in Parliament

Environmental lawyers accuse Australia of failing to protect Great Barrier Reef from shipping

Smuggled oil caused deadly fire at a Pakistani shipbreaking yard, claiming many lives

The competition has surely helped to promote an effective safety culture in the global shipping industry: ICS

ITIC warning on the price to be paid for misreading tariffs

I just did my duty: Captain Radhika Menon

Dry Bulk, Tanker trade performance remained weak in 9M2016: GEShipping’s CFO

Inter ministerial panel favours relaxation of cabotage laws to promote coastal shipping

Nearly 100 Smuggled Puppies Rescued at Wales’ Holyhead Port

“This is happening. It’s not if, it’s when”, says Rolls-Royce, Vice President of Innovation – Marine

Shipping Tycoon Angelicoussis thinks Trump will prove positive for shipping

BWM Convention to trigger scrapping of tankers: Drewry

K-Line Faces Cartel Charges in Australia

Govt to develop new Sea Routes and Shipping Services

GSF, WSC spar over vessel sharing pacts, competition & consolidation in container shipping industry

SCI posts INR 20 cr loss

NUSI plays host to seamen family conclave

With a severe lack of promotion and advancement opportunities, morale is low: CEO, Halcyon Recruitment

Today the leading alternative fuel for ships is LNG: Group President and CEO DNV GL

Cyber Security in the Maritime Industry - is it safe?

We are on the right track: CEO, Hapag-Lloyd

USCG seizes about $11.6 mln worth of Cocaine in Miami

Kerala plans to shift 40% cargo transport to coastal shipping by 2020

Hyundai Merchant Marine and Korea Line bid for Hanjin Shipping's Asia - US business

Unidentified armed men kidnap six seafarers in southern Philippines

Cochin Shipyard Limited Successfully Re-fits Aircraft Carrier INS Vikramaditya

Western naval command concludes exercise Paschim Leher

Highways and Shipping sectors surge ahead as the Centre pushes for world class infrastructure

Two-day naval conference on operational logistics held

INSV MHADEI flagged off

US Election will damage shipping, says Drewry’s report

After two and a half years, Somali pirates attack

Containership scrapping is essential ‘to rebalance the container shipping industry’, says Bimco

If you are the Captain and you have an accident and a spill, you are liable: Michael Chalos

North P & I Club gives active support to ‘Be Cyber Aware Campaign’

LNG to Nepal via Gazipur terminal

Ship’s age to decide the route to compliance with latest IMO decision on low sulphur marine fuels

Nutrient Based Subsidy Policy extended to Coastal Shipping of fertilizers; 10 million ton turn over expected

MANSA pitches for simplified tax compliance in union budget as part of ease of doing biz

Unfortunately, the LNG myth has progressed unchecked, says bunker expert Adams

The data collection system will equip IMO with concrete data to help it make the right decisions: IMO

IMO’s sulphur cap may lead to bunker price hike of $ 200 per tonne, says analyst

Increase in volumes but no gain due to fall of freight rate - Maersk

Major investment in Mumbai port to set up a modern cruise terminal

ICS welcomes IMO road map for CO2 reduction by International Shipping

Maritime piracy drops 25% in 2016: Study

NYK will have more stakes in new joint venture of the three Japanese lines, to start from 1st July 2017

SSI calls on IMO and member states to continue progress made at MEPC 70

Second attack on oil tanker raises alarm

To beat recession 3 Japanese Shipping Companies float a JT venture to handle container Operations

HMM Chief Yoo Chang made director of WSC, may be lone bidder for Hanjin assets

Japanese major lines NYK, K-Line and MOSK take step towards merger

17 International Companies Resume Iran Shipping Operations

Mumbaikars need not fly anymore to other countries to take international cruises

IMO sets 2020 date for ships to comply with low sulphur fuel oil requirement

Benefits of diverse portfolio is seen in volume rise in DP World: Sultan Bin Sulayem

Maritime varsity should start courses on Ship-breaking: Union Minister

Reliance inaugurates the world’s very first two ethane carriers to feature GTT’s membrane technology

US Federal Maritime Commission gives its nod to CMA CGM mega alliance

Market realities discourage shipowners from eco-friendly retrofits: MAN

Extension of period for applying of renewal for GMDSS-GOC license

Sagarmala: Revolutionizing logistics in India through port led development

Vice Admiral SN Ghormade, NM takes over as Director General of Naval operations

B’desh Coast Guard makes three-day trip to Indian Coast Guard (Western) HQ at Mumbai

Hanjin may retain 300 of its employees in Asia-US operation

New locks in Panama Canal help increase traffic of Asia-US services

'We had to eat rats,' say sailors released after four years by Somali pirates

Private shipyards to get business from defence establishment

Oceanic Technical Solutions urges IMO to fall in line Kigali Agreement on HFCs

Container shipping poised for ‘gradual recovery’: Drewry

Panama ratifies IMO ballast water convention

Shipowners must act and prepare for carbon emissions monitoring soon: Verifavia

Cochin shipyard signs a MOU to construct Small LNG Carriers

Inland Waterways Authority of India awards contract for Multi - Modal terminal at Sahibganj

INS Tihayu Joins the Indian Navy

HMM Line to join 2M from April 2017, also shown interests in Hanjin assets

MAERSK shows possible interest in acquiring Hanjin bigger vessels

Mercator’s continued underperformance leads to downward revision of debt ratings by CARE

LNG sector is ready to meet shipping industry demand, says SEA\LNG

Goa Shipyard eyes Rs 800 cr Value of Production for FY-2016-17

Sagarmala funds flagship project of Ro Pax Ferry Service in Gulf of Cambay, Gujarat

World Container Trade need not worry on slump in New Vessel Order - US Analyst

K - Line condemns false rumours on bankruptcy

Change of Command of Western Fleet

SHIPOWNERS asks seafarers to protect their skin while on board the ships

SSI urges IMO to lead to achieve global below 2-degrees warming targets / shipping

Regular container service to Colombo from Kakinada port in 15 days

BIMCO slams IMO study for failing to fully address global shipping industry concerns on low-sulphur fuel

Gulf Petrochem Group kicks off physical bunker supply ops in Port of Antwerp

Duck boats to woo tourists in Goa

Major ports workers to strike if talks fail

MLC-compliant Indian flag ships told to obtain fresh MLC certificates as per Rule 24 (7) of Maritime Labour Rules 2016

Delay to toxic sulphur emissions legislation could cost 200,000 lives, a study

Lanka invites India to construct ports in that country

You’ve got to have a programme and you’ve got to teach people what to do: Masterbulk CEO

India to bid for Colombo port after attempting to checkmate it at Vizhinjam and Colachel

IRClass opens office in Alang, India; Steps up efforts to promote sustainable ship recycling

All Lighthouses to be solarized by December this year

India and China’s feeder capacity sees 25 % growth; Maersk line orders 14800 new reefers to increase the cooler fleet

Shipping Ministry calls an emergency meeting of Cochin Port Car Carriers

Crew from four tankers abandoned off Fujairah

Iran and Pakistan stage joint naval drill

IR Class launches mobile app & makeover website to meet new-age IT requirements

Gadkari pays visit to Shipping Corporation of India, exhorts the co to explore new biz opportunities

Govt postpones SOLAS VGM compliance till 30th November 2016

First Bulk Carrier through Expanded Panama Canal

Shippers get steady for new rules to cut deadly sulfur emissions

IWAI to develop Inland Water Transport Terminal at Kolkata, Patna under PPP model

Delhi Regional Anti-Dumping Workshop for Asian Investigating Authorities inaugurated by Comm Secy

IMO Announces World Maritime Theme of year - “SHIPPING: INDESPENSABLE TO THE WORLD”

Hyundai Merchant Marine adopts INTTRA eVGM service

Container Shipping Companies Raided Over Suspected Collusion

Kirby to pay $5 Million for Houston Ship Channel Oil Spill

ITF: refusal of shore leave to Hanjin crews ‘a denial of human rights

Ship returning to Vizag Port for repairs to resume voyage

Trilateral Meet between India, Afghanistan and Iran to Take Chabahar Agreement Further

Iran and Oman Launch New direct Shipping Routes

The proposed Multi-Modal Terminal at Haldia Holds Huge Cargo Potential

Ravindra Gandhi takes the baton as President of Indo- Belgian-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce and industry

Turkish general cargo ship sinks off Italy

It doesn’t make sense to order new ships as there are already too many ships in the market: Chairman, A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S

Seafarer abandonment: the darkest blot on the shipping industry

The adoption of the Convention is a positive step for the improvement of ocean health in coastal waters: SSI

GAIL India is likely to scrap LNG vessel tender

Angry truck operators stage road-blockade near the port gate opposing security personnel alleged rude behavior

IWAI Signs Contract with DST, Germany for Designing Special Vessels for NW-1

Vessel owners told to ensure proper operation of VDR as per SOLAS/ s

IRClass informs clients about mandatory insurance coverage norm for all ships calling Malaysian waters

No ship robberies in Indian waters in 3 months: Coast Guard

Western Fleet Ships visit South Africa

Hanjin Shipping mulls repositioning itself as an intra-Asia operator

Tamil Nadu government fully behind the Colachel Project, says Jayalalitha

Alfa Laval PureBallast passes the ten-year mark

We can say there is light at the end of the tunnel, says Hapag-Lloyd CEO

Bureau Veritas plays a major role in pioneering LNG in ship-to-ship bunkering

Indonesia to start joint patrols against piracy this year

BIMCO helps shipowners with practical ballast water management guidance / shipping

Ballast Water Management Convention to enter into force in 2017

SEAMEC standalone net loss narrows to Rs 9.58 crore for June ended ’16 qtr, company moves S’pore and Mumbai HC for recovery of trade receivables

Essar Shipping net loss widens to Rs 50.45 cr for June ended ’16 qtr

Hanjin Shipping gets some funds to help unload cargo

Shipping Ministry gives higher discount in marine charges to promote car shipments

Kerala makes rapid strides in coastal shipping

India’s coastal security had been strengthened tremendously, says Home Min Rajnath Singh

LNG to be the fuel for barges: Haldia Dock earmarks land for LNG storage facilities

Capt Anoop Kumar Sharma takes reins as CEO of SCI

Mandaviya expresses concern over depleting Indian fleet

Shipowners cautioned not to underestimate risks posed by cyber attack

Unless we are very careful, IMO could eventually be reduced to merely rubber stamping decisions, says ICS Chairman

MANSA prez lauds Mumbai Port for giving nod to dry bulk cargo vessel berthing at OCT

Vallarpadam terminal drops survey charges

IRClass forays into Hong Kong, eyes to tap ship owners in East Asian maritime states

APSEZ will take utmost care and responsibility to protect the environment at Vizhinjam: adani

Major changes in the port sector in the offing shipping secretary Rajive Kumar

Controversy set at rest: Both Colachel and Vizhinjam ports will come up

Hanjin ships stranded at sea

Indian Warship Trikand Visits Antsiranana, Madagascar

CBTD streamlines process of issue of NOC to FSCs

Shipping cos in race for acquisition; Advantage eco-downturn and depressed prices

Newly appointed CG (West) Inspector General takes charge

Promoting coastal shipping under Sagarmala: Ministry enlarges scope of Central Scheme

Coast Guard launches Operation ‘Sajag’ to sensitize fishermen towards coastal security

Evergreen Strengthens Indian Subcontinent Network

Demand for fleet is pathetic and so it is the right time to buy assets, says CMD of SCI

UASC's financial woes revealed

I pay spl attention to competition matters: FMC

Liner trade turns bullish on 40ft container equipment growth

MANSA conducts workshop on avoiding banking frauds & adhering to tax norms to sensitize Members

Garware-Wall Ropes standalone net climbs to Rs 19.76 cr for Jun ’16 qtr

Shipping Minister to raise funds for inland waterways through state-run ports

Methanol is promising alternative to bunker fuel: Stena

Direct container service between Visakhapatnam and Antwerp port planned as a gateway to Europe

India set to seize big opportunity in logistic costs saving through Sagarmala

Court intervenes and reduces charges for shippers in Cochin

Autonomous ships are coming, says ME&C

Does SOLAS stand for ‘Serial Opportunities for Levying Additional Surcharges’? GSF poser to liners & forwarders

You either idle ships or recycle: CEO of Global Marketing Systems

Coast Guard (Western Seaboard) gets new commander

MOL Restructures US Route, Inks Car Transport Deal

Maersk stops services to 10 Chinese ports of call to focus on profitable ones

Ports and shipping can be a very high value target: Captain Rahul Khanna

Shipping Ministry yet to hand over Project Report for Enayam port to TN Govt

Govt provides cargo support to the industry in domestic operations

Navies from the Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia vow to strike back at Abu Sayyaf

SCI signs MoU with Govt of India

Dredging Corporation of India signs a MOU with Shipping Ministry

Coast Guard Rescues 28 Lives Trapped Near Valsad

Launch of Concentrated Inspection Campaign on MLC, 2006

Decade of partnership between Chennai port and Hyundai forged

Africa Risk Compliance can assist shipping companies operating in West Africa / shipping

Cochin Shipyard limited signs MoU with Government of India

COSCO Shipping announces ban on shark fin shipments

INS Viraat sails its last journey before Decommissioning

Workshop on Multi-modal Model under Sagarmala

Piracy attacks drop to 21-yr low, says IMB

G6 Alliance announces Asia-North America West Coast Service Update

IRClass leads in European Union Compliance Certification of Ship Recycling Yards in India

Maersk to transform its TP12 service into an ‘Around-the-World’ service

Nitin Gadkari addresses National Shipping Board; Calls For Skill Development In The Maritime Sector

Updated Fuel Consumption & Emissions Monitoring Software Released

The Shipowners’ Club: What to do when your Charterers default on hire payments

Defiant China offers cruise services to disputed South China Sea

Cabinet approves incorporation of Sagarmala Development Company under Companies Act

Nigerian govt releases 11 jailed Indian crew, freed seafarers narrate torrid tale of ship owner’s desertion & prison hardships

India and US to enhance cooperation in maritime sector

Plan to expand coastal shipping

SEAMEC comes clean on Rs 5.22 crore doubtful debt

NYK, one of world’s largest shipping companies, pleads guilty to cartel conduct in Australia

IRClass rejigs top deck to boost quicker decision making & service capability

Shipping job scams on the rise! bogus hiring agents cheat Indian youths in the name of merchant navy

ONGC inks deal with HAL for charter hire of multi support vessel

Essar Shipping refutes temporary decline of Rs 4,747 cr equity investment in Essar Oilfield

Chief of the Naval Staff commissions INS KARNA; Marine Commandos get a new Base at Visakhapatnam

Garware Marine plunges to Rs 5.89 lk loss for Jun ended 2016 qtr

Radhika Menon first woman captain of Indian Merchant Navy receives IMO award for bravery at sea

Panama Canal: Not likely to be beneficial for long to global carriers

We are forever grateful: rescued couple distressed at sea to Hapag-Lloyd / shipping

MSC reports 100% VGM compliance

Maersk Ship Runs Aground in Suez Canal

263 ships transit the Suez Canal carrying 15.94m tonnes in 6 days

Hamburg Sud named as Top Ranked Carrier 2016 at Ocean Carrier Performance Awards

Guidelines issued for Implementation of Shipbuilding Financial Assistance Policy

Carriers, terminals fleece shippers in Asia & Africa with rip-off VGM charges

Maersk Line, MSC and CMA CGM hold top three positions in International Ranking: Alphaliner

MOL Benefactor – First Neo Panamax Containership makes commercial transit through the expanded Panama Canal paying record fee of $841,000

Movement of 1004.419 MT of Steel/TMT bars from Kolkata to Agartala via Ashuganj

Demolition of containerships goes up

Big Push on Coastal Shipping of Thermal Coal under Sagarmala

GE Shipping buys 5-year old Capesize Dry Bulk Carrier

Aban bags Rs 592 cr ONGC deal

Declaration of weight of loaded containers put on hold for 3 months

Maersk to re-route its services through the expanded Panama Canal

Wartsila to build two dredgers for Adani Group

Depressed freight rates set to dip global shipping Cos earnings in next 12-18 months

Panama President officially inaugurates the expanded Panama Canal

Disused dredger in midsea off Kollam coast breaks moorings and enters the beach

3D printing to revolutionise ship supply sector

Ministry of Shipping organizes workshop on Promotion of Modal Shift of Cargo to Coastal Shipping and Inland Waterways

APM Terminals looks to Integrated Automation for safety and productivity in all terminal operations

Any increase in shipping confidence, however small, is welcome, says Moore Stephens

Vizag-Chennai coastal economic corridor can merge domestic market with Asia’s global value chains

Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines join hands to fight Abu Sayyaf hijackings

FFFAI holds session on customs nitty-gritties for WISTA members

Swire Shipping launches new service and upgrades liner network coverage

New Berthing Policy for Dry Bulk Cargo in place in Major Ports from August 20

Navy man creates record in International Racketlon tourney

Shipping ministry organises workshop on coastal transport

Port of Antwerp has ample service providers offering public weighing facilities

India and Bangladesh commence transshipment operations

Drones to shipping, a boon or a bane

Indian crew always remains nationality of choice for Wallem

Anglo-Eastern Navig Programme Head espouses E-navigation in position fixing

All-women crew of Indian navy reaches Port Louis, Mauritius

China Cosco Shipping to Make History, transiting expanded Panama Canal first

Garware net rises 41 pct to Rs 17.28 cr for Q4 FY16

Work under progress for launching LNG Barges on Ganga

SCI Service reinventing itself – connecting East Coast and West Coast of India

Indo-Korea coast guard joint exercise on 10th June 2016

Shipowners Must Focus on Operational Optimization to Survive Challenging Economic Climate

Coast Guard kickstarts monsoon-related rescue mission off West Coast,salvages Panama Flag oil carrier near Murmagao

“Your Cargo – our passion” – Hapag-Lloyd’s new website goes live on 8 June

ISWAN launches good practice guide on the humanitarian response to piracy

S’pore’s Goodwood Ship Mgmt Launches New Training Center & Office in Mumbai

Ships coming to Indian ports get relief from piracy insurance premium

DG Shipping develops Feedback Module

Indo Korea coast guard joint exercise off Chennai

Mercator consolidated net loss doubles to Rs 890.12 crore for FY 16

“K” Line set a New CO2 Emission Reductions Target for 2030

SCI restructures the existing SMILE Service joining East Coast of India to West Coast of India

CMA CGM Launch eBusiness platform for VGM compliance

Shipping normal in Panama Canal despite Lock wall collapse

Zero tonnage growth needed to restore dry bulk profits, says BIMCO

Examiners should examine what’s known to a cadet and not what’s unknown: MMD Chief tells CMMI’s Maritime Potpourri ’16

Coast Guard inducts Fast Patrol Vessel ‘ARUSH’

Admiral Lanba assumes office as new Chief of Naval Staff

London P&I Club warns on enclosed space entry and testing procedures

Brand new ship detained as crew are found without ECDIS training

No 1 Shipper Opts for e-Container Weighing

Corona Victory joins K Line’s Coal Carrier Flee

Early detection and effective management of diabetes keep seafarers gainfully employed

Hapag-Lloyd announces collection of Terminal Handling Charges

Chinese regulator gives nod to CMA CGM-NOL Acquisition

Govt. targets 120 mn tonne capacity addition in port

Port of Long Beach Chief Sees one or two years of Pain for Shipping Lines

IMO calls for pragmatic approach in implementing SOLAS –VGM requirements

Aban standalone net zooms to Rs 367.76 cr for FY 16

Carnival PLC the first cruise ship company to be fined under new low sulfur fuel regulations

Maersk Shares Jump 24%

Act now to retain our seafarers, says InterManager

Industry, academia & Navy partnership sought to create future marine assets

CMMI seeks shipping, ports & logistics industry support to Maritime Potpourri 2016

Dollar linked coastal tariff put in abeyance; boost to coastal shipping

Shipping alliances should be beneficial to American shippers, says FMC Chairman

Reliance Defence swings to a standalone PAT of Rs 102.44 cr for Mar ended ’16 qtr

ENC Bids Farewell To Chief Of Naval Staff

APM Terminals to Provide Container Weighing Services at 29 Locations

Maersk sends two vessels to Alang under new ship recycling plan

Competency should outweigh compliance say industry stakeholders

Shipping leaders see bleak future for two more years

Repealing/Rescinding of Six Rules Under the Merchant Shipping Act, 1958

Sailors’ Society releases free Wellness at Sea app for seafarers

Chowgule Steamships net loss narrows to Rs 3.13 cr for Mar 2016 ended qtr

CG performs medevac on high seas to save a 63 old Danish chief engineer some 228 NM off kochi

Harbour Defence System inaugurated at Visakhapatnam

IRClass unveils IR-HULL tech software for steel ships

Ocean freight for all import shipments attracts 4.5% tax from 1st Jun ‘16

GE Shipping consolidated net soars to Rs 1,039 cr for FY ’16

Ocean Group hails customs Single Window Clearance roll-out

DGS to issue guidelines on SOLAS container weight verification soon

Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia to Coordinate Against Militant Pirates

ITIC reports on costly transhipment errors by ship agents

Maersk Group delivered a profit of USD 224m (USD 1.6bn) and an underlying profit of USD 214m (USD 1.3bn)

Stop the criminalisation of seafarers, say ETF and ECSA

INS Airavat reaches Brunei to participate in joint maritime exercises

Gadkari launches ARI’s integrated maritime product simulation suite

China Cosco vessel will be first to sail the expanded Panama Canal

Coast Guard conducts 7th Search and Rescue Workshop at Mumbai

EU Approves CMA CGM’s Acquisition of NOL

Financial assistance Policy for Indian shipyards announced

Kolkata Port keen to move vehicles through sea route and to start B’desh operations

Joint patrol by Indian and Indonesian navies for safe shipping in Indian Ocean

Between East and West coast of India, Shreyas embarks on providing weekly seamless connectivity

The Panama Canal Dismisses ITF Claims, Commends Thousands Who Helped to Make the Expansion a Reality

Regular feeder service from Kakinada to Colombo

US Navy has challenged Indian Navy in Indian Ocean Pentagon report

New study raises safety concerns over new Panama Canal locks

Allcargo holds Indo-Africa trade meet at New Delhi

Abu Sayyaf shocks shipping industry by beheading Canadian hostage

IRClass widens service horizon to Indian Navy

RDEL takes Rights Issue route to exit CDR, mulls to mop up Rs 1,200 crore from share sale

Resistance to scrap surplus OSVs will prolong offshore industry woes

Shipping firms see a ray of hope

ARI delivers offshore vessel handling simulator to Korea Maritime Varsity

CMA CGM, Cosco, Evergreen and OOCL unveil Ocean Alliance agreement

IMO takes further action on climate change

NYK LPG tanker gets first slot for transiting the expanded Panama Canal

Coast Guard performs med evac of injured deck cadet near Mumbai

Allcargo beats Multiscreen Media to lift Times Shield ‘F Division title

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