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Firmer oil prices and improving sentiment have been catalysts for several key strategic moves in recent days, as offshore contractors align themselves to make the most of the imminent upturn.
Scorpio has confirmed it is fitting 146 scrubbers across vessels in its dry bulk and tanker fleets to comply with the 1 January 2020 IMO global sulphur cap.
GAC Group has announced the opening of an owned-office in Panama as part ofit’s growth strategy across the Americas region; the office will provide a wide range of shipping services…
Membership of the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) has topped the 100 mark with the recent addition of tanker titan Frontline and container line ZIM.
The availability of capital, both equity and debt, is a perennial discussion and has two particular areas of focus at present - for consolidation and green loans for retrofits to…
The Panama Canal closed its 2018 fiscal year (FY 2018) with a record tonnage of 442.1m Panama Canal tonnes (PC/UMS), a 9.5% increase from the previous year.
Liberia, the second’s world largest open registry and fast growing in both shipping and offshore, has created an offshore and gas technology department, renewing the registry’s focus in these sectors.
The World Shipping Council (WSC) is opening up an Asian office in Singapore headed up by former MCC Transport chief Tim Wickmann.
Wednesday 10 October is World Mental Health and with growing awareness and concern over the mental health of seafarers dislocated from family and friends for long periods it sees some…
New York-listed dry bulk shipowner Star Bulk Carriers has secured $70m in green loan financing for its scrubber retrofits as part of a $310m loan agreement.
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