Scorpio Tankers has lined-up $172m in loans to partially fund eight newbuildings.
Hoegh LNG Holdings has booked one FSRU newbuild each at South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) separately.
Standard Chartered has announced the completion of three shipping finance deals in excess of $1.6bn concluded in the third quarter of 2016 for clients in Asia and the Middle East.
S&P Global Platts has launched of a new Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) price assessment for the Middle East reflecting a change to become an importing as well as exporting region.
Coal and shipping solutions provider Agritrade Resources has completed the purchase of its third VLCC, the company announced to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Dryships has bought its first VLGC from its chairman and ceo George Economou for $83.5m.
Cosco Shipping Energy Transportation (CSET) has announced an intention to purchase a secondhand LPG carrier priced at RMB36.16m ($5.21m).