Middle East & Africa

As the Maersk Honam finally berths nearly two months after a serious fire on board the vessel Meditterranean Shipping Co (MSC) is charging its customers extra if they want their…
As container lines struggle with rising fuel prices Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) has announced a temporary emergency bunker surcharge.
The Seatrade Maritime Awards, the largest and longest awards body for the maritime sector in the Middle East, Indian subcontinent, and African regions, recently announced the introduction of several new…
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…
The finalists have been announced for this year’s Seatrade Awards – which is also the 30th anniversary of this prestigious awards scheme.
Analysts at investment bank Morgan Stanley have predicted that crude oil prices could spiral to $90 a barrel by 2020 as the IMO’s 0.5% sulphur cap boosts demand from ship…
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is setting up a taskforce on autonomous ships as it starts to look at regulation and safety of this new development in the industry.
The Capesize market was hard hit after force majeure was being declared in Guinea this week. The declaration had increased the supply of vessels across the Asia-Pacific and Atlantic basins,…
Total is to develop a liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering service at the port of Sohar in Oman.
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…
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