Finance & Insurance

In another consolidation in the offshore sector US offshore support vessel (OSV) players Tidewater and GulfMark are to merge in a $1.25bn all-stock transaction.
The Republic of Liberia has amended the country’s maritime law to allow lease financing structures to be recorded as mortgages.
While it is acknowledged that blockchain technology has much potential to be useful for the shipping industry, so far nothing much substantive has been done to develop it.
Dorian LPG founding shareholder Seacor has backed a takeover offer by BW LPG.
The Panama Maritime Authority (AMP), which oversees Panama’s Ship Registry has adopted Pole Star's PurpleTRAC solution to ensure compliance to International sanctions across its registry operations and is the first in the…
After experiencing a good run last week, the Capesize market stumbled at the opening of the week but subsequently recovered some of the lost ground by mid-week.
The Baltic Exchange has started a public trial of its LNG shipping index.
Seafarers of a certain age will remember the sardonic note that somebody would have inevitably stuck under the glass on the chart table or on the desk of the engine…
Hapag-Lloyd's second largest shareholder Klaus-Michael Kühne has publicly rejected the idea of merger with CMA CGM saying if anything it would rather takeover the French line.
A week ago we wrote that the latest round of consolidation in the container shipping sector appeared largely complete with regulatory approval for Cosco Shipping to buy Orient Overseas International…
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