New carrier Djibouti Shipping Lines (DSL) plans to launch a container shuttle service in April connecting Djibouti to Berbera (Somaliland), according to Alphaliner. 

With less than three years away from the IMO Marpol Annex VI global 0.5% fuel sulphur rule, shipowners and operators are increasingly pressed for time to decide on which option they would choose to comply with the emissions reduction regulation.

A trading unit of top Russian oil producer Rosneft has signed a deal to supply 10 LNG shipments to the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company this year, according to reports. 

Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) has reportedly held meetings in London to discuss a possible listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE), but talks have proven unfruitful so far. 

Shipping group CMA CGM has is launching a new service that will allow the direct delivery of fruit and vegetables from Morocco to Russia in eight days without any stopover.

Shreyas Shipping and Logistics has approved plans for its subsidiary Shreyas Relay Systems to acquire 99.9% of Balaji Shipping Lines from Transworld Holding (TWH). 

Zim Integrated Shipping Services has appointed Eli Glickman as president and ceo of the company effective July 1, 2017. 

Sea Asia 2017, the region’s anchor maritime exhibition and leading forum for analysis and debate on key issues facing the industry, is gearing up to host more than 16,000 people from over 80 countries this 25-27 April in Singapore.

GC Rieber Shipping has entered into a four month time charter agreement for the surf vessel Polar Onyx. 

Logistics giant Bahri has opened a new office in Mumbai to strengthen its presence in the fast-growing Indian maritime industry. 

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