The Isle of Man Ship Registry (IOMSR) has appointed its first permanent representative in China in the person of Jonathan Kingdon, an experienced naval architect, newbuilding project manager and Mandarin speaker.
An Indian seafarer onboard the MSC bulker Anastasia, which has been thwarted in crew change plans since June 2020, attempted suicide in desperation over his inability to return home to his family in India.
Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) chief Junichiro Ikeda said in his New Year message the company must pledge to never allow another accident like the Wakashio.
While 2020 was a year of great challenges and changes for the shipping industry, one thing remained unchanged - Greek shipowners were the leading players in the secondhand ship market.
Operations at Khalifa Port’s new South Quay facility began over the Christmas period when bulk carrier Alfred Oldendorff arrived carrying a shipment of bauxite destined for Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA)’s Al Taweelah alumina refinery.
Safe Bulkers, Inc. has entered into an agreement to purchase a 87,000-dwt post-panamax newbuild to be built at a Japanese shipyard.
Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has made an urgent plea for a crew change solution for seafarers onboard the chartered bulker Anastasia stuck off the coast of Northern China.
Nasdaq-listed Star Bulk Carriers Corp has penned a deal to acquire three capesize bulk carriers from E.R. Capital Holding for a consideration of $39m in cash and 2.1m common shares of Star Bulk.
Oldendorff Carriers has completed the implementation of a certified Inventory of Hazardous Material (IHM) across its entire fleet, ahead of the EU regulatory deadline of 31 December 2020.
Dec 14, 2020
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