Americas

As the severe dry season continues the Panama Canal Authority has announced a sixth draught reduction for vessels transiting the neo-panamax locks, to 13.11metres (43 ft) effective 28 May down…
Wärtsilä Corp has been granted US Coastguard (USCG) type approval for a its UV ballast water management system (BWMS) in addition to existing EC (Electro-Chlorination) system.
Though infrastructure sometimes makes it into the US news, perhaps more now as Donald Trump seeks to make it a signature issue, ports and port planning are generally at the…
One America’s oldest tourist attractions is going electric as the new Maid of the Mist pair become the first all-electric vessels to be built in the US.
General Average and Salvage security is yet to be posted on one third of the undamaged containers onboard the Yantian Express which suffered a cargo fire on 3 January.
As shipping searches for future fuels to meet a low or zero carbon future a report commissioned by the Environmental Defense Fund Europe has identified ammonia as possible substitute for…
Container freight rates fell 4.2% in April to their lowest level since June last according XSI Public Indices published by Xeneta.
An increasing number of capesize newbuilding deliveries is posing a serious threat to the already fragile market balance, even as demolition rates have increased, according to a latest analysis by…
Hamburg Süd has christened the 3,800 teu containership Polar Mexico in the Mexican port of Veracruz.
A group of 14 Republican Senators have urged US President Donald Trump to support the implementation of the IMO 2020 regulation on curbing sulphur emissions from ships.
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