Global Whispers

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.
Hong Kong’s iconic Star Ferry will keep giving tourists one of the best views of Victoria Harbour and providing residents reasonably priced cross-harbour transportation with the extension of its franchise…
New Priok Container Terminal One (NPCT1) has marked the key milestone of achieving 1m teu throughput in less than 18 months after commencement of commercial operation in August 2016.
The Instititute of Chartered Shipbrokers Singapore Branch held its annual prize giving and cocktail reception at the Tanglin Club last week.
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