Finance & Insurance

After suddenly bursting on the scene with dramatic impact in the past five or six  years, Chinese ship leasing companies have reached a stage of maturity and are adding to…
In something of a role reversal from when they overtook European shipbuilders in the 1960’s and 70’s Japanese yard executives are questioning subsidies and resulting low priced orders taken by…
Norway’s Eksportkreditt institute is offering a new financing set-up for Norwegian limited companies. Until now, such schemes have only been available for export transactions, rather than domestic operators.
Tariffs, or rather the prospect of trade disruptions because of them, are “rocking the boat” in a big way.
This is a short week for the freight market in view of the long Easter weekend holidays ahead. As with most of the short trading week, the market is hard…
The US Congress agreed, finally, and President Donald Trump signed, surprisingly to some observers, an Omnibus Spending Bill, which consolidates the Federal budget, and will keep the US government funded…
Prominent Greek shipowner and football club owner Evangelos Marinakis has been cleared of match fixing by the country's apex court.
One of Greece’s most colourful shipowners and businessmen Evangelos Marinakis has rejected any connection to drug trafficking, describing recent judicial action against him as "a deliberate attempt at character assassination".
In the wake of the major fire that broke out on the Maersk Honam in the Arabian Sea earlier this month online freight forwarder iContainers has reminded shippers of the…
Efcharis Rocanas, Claims Executive at UK P&I Club, highlights issues regarding bulk cargo claims in Vietnam and recommends precautions to ameliorate carriers’ negative experiences at various ports.
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