Asia

Tokyo: Mitsui OSK Lines reports that its tanker Bright Artemis carrying 250,000 tonnes of crude from the Gulf to Japan yesterday received a distress signal and went to the rescue…
Following on from successful chartering relationships with CP Ships and China Shipping, Seaspan Corp last night penned a landmark contract with Hyundai Heavy Industries at the Shangri-La Hotel in Hong…
Tokyo: Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) has signed a 10-year contract with Kyushu Electric Power Co to ship steam coal for the power utility by a recently completed Oshima-built 86,000 dwt…
Hong Kong: Cosco Pacific has entered into a contract with Quanzhou Port Container Co Ltd to set up a joint venture company, Quanzhou Pacific Container Terminal Co, to manage and…
Mumbai: In a bid to promote greater financial services links with India, the City of London has formed a new Indian advisory board, chaired by Alan Rosling, executive director of…
Mumbai: Four more Indian clinics have been approved by lead P&I insurer the UK Club to carry out pre-employment medical examination (PEME) checks on Indian seafarers. The four - three…
Mumbai: Capt Shridhar Nivas, MNI has been appointed new editor of professional body The Nautical Institute's Marine Accident Reporting System (MARS). Based in Mumbai, Capt Nivas still sails part time…
Ulsan: Greece's Eletson have placed an order at South Korea's Hyundai Mipo Dockyard for four plus two on option 52,000 dwt IMO III product tankers. Three ships will deliver in…
Hong Kong: Univan Shipmanagement is pushing a new rarified business sector, namely the conversion of single hull VLCCs to double hull. The firm, headed by octogenarian Capt Charles Vandeperre, has…
Singapore: Bergesen Worldwide Gas (BW Gas), the world's largest LPG carrier operator, has opted to return to its favoured yard Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering for an 84,000 cu m…
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