General cargo vessel FEYZA GENC fled Malta after Court issued a warrant for her arrest on July 24, for unpaid bunker bills totaling 45 818 euro. At the time of Court decision freighter was anchored off Malta’s coast in bunkering area.
THE Port of Tokyo's April container foreign trade volume fell 11.9 per cent year on year to 355,272 TEU in foreign trade and 41,590 TEU in domestic trade, down 2.8 per cent, reports IHS Maritime 360.
THE Port of Virginia - Norfolk and Newport News - will post its first annual operating profit of US$16.1 million since 2008, according to preliminary figures, reports the Augusta Free Press.
FRENCH shipping group CMA CGM has expanded its fleet calling at ports in north Brazil, French Guyana and the Caribbean, after taking delivery of the 2,100-TEU CMA CGM Cayenne
HONG KONG's Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) unit, Barcelona Europe South Terminal (BEST), has been awarded the Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) certifications of "Customs Simplification" and "Security and Safety" from the Tax Agency, Departamento de Aduanas e II.EE. de la Agencia Tributaria.
THOSE guilty of not burning low-sulphur fuel aboard ships of more than 500 tons berthed in Hong Kong face six months in jail and/or fines of HK$200,000 (US$25,801), warns UK P&I Club loss prevention director Stuart Edmonston.
THE Brazilian government's latest proposal has failed to persuade federal workers to cancel a national strike this week, reports GAC Hot Port News.
SPOT rates for shipping from Asia to northern Europe dropped 22.8 per cent to US$400 per TEU in the week ended last Friday.