China’s Ministry of Transport and National Development and Reform Commission jointly issued notice on the approval of four 400,000 tonne very large ore carrier (VLOC) berths.
Dubai-based Tomini Shipping has continued its fleet expansion adding a supramax bulker.
A survey of Greece’s shipowners and operators by Naftiliaki Greek Shipping shows the number operating fleets of over 1m dwt has increased to 75 from 72 a year earlier.
Singapore has retained the top spot as international shipping centre for the seventh consecutive year, based on the 2020 Xinhua-Baltic International Shipping Centre Development (ISCD) index.
Swire is splitting its bulk shipping activities away from China Navigation Company (CNCo) into a new entity Swire Bulk.
Cosco Shipping Bulk and Beibu Gulf Port have signed cooperation framework agreement at Nanning, Guangxi province, to jointly develop shipping and logistics business.
Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp has entered into an agreement to acquire a secondhand capesize bulk carrier for $11.4m, a price that the company sees to be at historic low.