Global Whispers

Construction of the Port of Cape Town's Maritime Training Centre has been completed and it is set to open its doors in September.
Making her debut appearance at Posidonia earlier this month was Natasa Pilides, Cyprus’ Deputy Minister of Shipping, who was appointed to the newly created post in March.
Ocean Network Express’ (ONE) first 14,000 teu newbuild to bear the joint venture’s distinctive magenta branding ONE Stork has made its maiden call in Hong Kong.
In line with World Environment Day on June 5, DP World’s Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) launched the UAE’s first green storage and warehouse facilities in Dubai, helping businesses to…
Gulf Oil Marine is offering the opportunity to hear from former Manchester United star Ronny Johnsen on its stand at Posidonia 2018.
Anecdotal but positive evidence of the state of the rig market is the number of drilling rigs that can been seen stacked in Johor River in Malaysia.
A hapless Filipino fisherman stranded in the middle of the North Pacific Ocean, more than 400 nautical miles from Philippines coast, caught a lucky break when he was rescued by…
The retirement dinner of one of Hong Kong shipping’s icons was filled with accolades and anecdotes from his long and illustrious career. Long-serving Hong Kong Shipowners Association (HKSOA) managing director…
With Asia gaining prominence in the maritime industry, the relationship between the Asian shipowners and the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has become even more important.
At a cocktail party full of designers of coastal abodes and art types, I met a decorator from Jacksonville, Florida, when I explained that I was in the maritime business,…
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