Global Whispers

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,…
Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) new seafarer training academy in the Philippines – MOL Magsaysay Maritime Academy – in Salitran, Dasmariñas City, is set to open in August having received approval…
Malaysian shipowner MISC has taken delivery of its fifth, and final, MOSS-type liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier newbuilding from Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI).
Dutch-based transport company A2B-online Container has added a fourth weekly sailing on its service between Hutchison Ports London Thamesport and Moerdijk in the Netherlands.
The first newbuilding for Ocean Network Express (ONE) has been delivered by Imabari Shipbuilding.
One of the events kicking-off Singapore Maritime Week (SMW) 2018 will be the Amazing Maritime Challenge, a game-based event designed to reach out to the general public.
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