Dispatches

Out on the River Thames, guests of Bennett’s Barges were reminded by their host: beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Chris Livett, managing director of Bennett’s, seventh generation…
Despite record levels of tanker recycling in the early months of the year, tanker analysts and brokers are increasingly concerned about continuing tonnage oversupply, particularly in the VLCC sector where…
Who would run a stevedoring company these days? It was relatively simple, once – you organised a lot of labour and ordered up new barrows when the old ones got…
Vincent Wee talks to International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) secretary-general Peter Hinchliffe and chairman Esben Poulsson about the complexities of achieving successful yet cost effective regulations for shipowners.
The US has indicated that new business activity with Iran after 8 May within the wind-down period could be result penalties under secondary sanctions, and a number of major shipping…
NYSHEX, the New York Shipping Exchange, has attracted plenty of investor, industry and media interest but is it really managing to make sense of what ceo Gordon Downes describes as…
Newport Shipping has come up with an innovative new concept in managing ship repair projects, providing a business-friendly solution for shipowners, while also aiming to get an edge in the…
The shock victory by the Malaysian opposition Pakatan Harapan in the country’s General Election on Wednesday have put a question mark over Belt and Road Initiative projects with China in…
Shipowners and commodity traders are now digesting the impacts of President Donald Trump’s widely anticipated announcement that the US would pull out of the six nation accord reached with Iran…
Hutchison Ports new terminal at Laem Chabang Port in Thailand when it fully completed by 2023 to 2024, will be the biggest terminal in the world to have fully remote…
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