Malaysia’s Petronas and Japan’s Jera Co, Inc. have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore the use of alternative bunker fuels such as LNG, ammonia and hydrogen.
Singapore has conducted a one-time Covid-19 test of 825 crew onboard 98 harbour craft with all the results returning negative, according to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA).
Columbia Shipmanagement (CSM) has appointed Demetris Chrysostomou as its new managing director of Asia region, working out of the Singapore office.
The MSC bulker Anastasia, stuck off the coast of China since September, is finally heading to Japan for a crew change after many months of thwarted attempts.
Container volume at Yangshan port, Shanghai hit a record high in January, reaching 1.97m teu, an increase of 17.8% year-on-year.
HMM says the container shortage is likely to continue into the second quarter as it reports record operating profits.
The world’s largest LNG-powered bulk carrier HL-Green has completed its first LNG bunkering in Malaysia in operation, arranged by Peninsula Petroleum with Petronas Marine.