Middle East & Africa

Copenhagen: The global economy continues to expand in 2013 which is good news for dry bulk shipping as newbuild deliveries fall significantly from 2012 levels, Bimco announced in its market…
Paris: The booming oil and gas market has yielded strong results for Bourbon, which has seen a 17.7% increase in revenues, with an annual turnover of $1.6bn in 2012.
London: Shipowners operating off West Africa need to be “extremely careful” employing armed guards, the North P&I Club says.
Dubai: Dubai and Hong Kong headquarter Emirates Line has announced a General Rate Increase between Asia and the Middle East. Emirates said it would be increasing box rates between the…
Tokyo: Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) has joined with APL to offer a new service connecting China with the Middle East.
London: The International Chamber of Shipping ICS has protested toll increases issued by the Suez Canal Authority (SCA). The news follows the announcement by SCA that tolls will increase by…
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