Tideworks Technology, a full-service provider of terminal management and planning software solutions, has announced Thomas J (TJ) Rucker will takeover the role of president effective 1 September 2017.

The Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) has decided to form a new Marine Fuels Committee to address operational issues relating to bunkering operations in the port of Singapore.

The Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) is working towards boosting Singapore’s debt and equity markets with the launch of a Maritime Capital Forum later this year, as part of a wider blueprint for growth in various key areas in 2017.

The shipping industry, in particular dry bulk and containers, has seen a marked improvement over the last 12 months according to Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) president Esben Poulsson.

Maritime leaders today called for the industry to proactively prepare for future challenges to not only remain competitive and relevant in today’s volatile market environment, but to also future-proof the industry.

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto inaugurated officially Tuxpan Port Terminal (PTP) last Thursday 2 March.

Container volumes increased by 3.2% in 2016 in Mexican ports according to figures published by the Mexican Secretariat of Communications and Transport, which oversees the port system.

Containerised cargo moved by Panamanian ports fell 9.1% in 2016, the first time such a decrease has been recorded since the 2008 – 2009 economic crisis.

These may not be the best of times for the maritime sector but that did not stop 1,800 people from the industry turning out for the Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) 31st annual dinner on Friday.

It was a packed house at the Marina Mandarin in Singapore on Tuesday as members of the Singapore Shipping Association (SSA) gathered for its post agm cocktail reception.

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