Finance & Insurance

After the final whistle was blown on the World Cup tournament, the Capesize market seemed to morph into an on-form goal scorer with sights set to cross the $25,000-mark in…
The waters of South China and Southeast Asia have become the accident hotspot for global shipping, with 30 vessels, making up almost a third of the 94 losses worldwide coming…
The downturn in the offshore services market has driven a combination of two US domiciled players, with Tidewater acquiring GulfMark Offshore in a shares for shares (all-stock) deal, as has…
Trade facilitation, especially across Asia, is set to be improved with the launch of Global eTrade Services’ (GeTS) Open Trade Blockchain (OTB), an inclusive and extensible blockchain service.
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.
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