ESC GLOBAL Security has warned that only those commercial ships operating with security personnel onboard should assist in rescuing seaborne refugees.
THE UN's Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) has adopted the Polar Code and associated marine pollution (MARPOL) measures to make it mandatory.
THE launch of a Chennai-Colombo-Gulf (CCG) feeder service to Visakhapatnam port by Simatech Shipping and Evergreen Line will provide new markets in the Middle East, Africa and Far East by offering links to Sohar and Jebel Ali.
THE Suez Canal Authority has advised that the names and tonnage of all vessels due to arrive on August 5-6 - the date of the opening ceremony of the new canal project ?must be declared in advance.
TAIWAN's Evergreen will add a weekly service from May 30 through slots on the recently launched Semarang Vietnam China (SVC) service operated by PIL-ACL.
CARGO interests, truckers, ocean carriers and marine terminals have been locked in a noisy, seemingly non-stop argument over responsibility for demurrage detention fees at grid locked US ports, which has turned into a multimillion-dollar hot potato.
DEMURRAGE and cargo detention fees are not nearly so unjust as shippers say, declares World Shipping Council (WSC) chief executive Christopher Koch.
DANISH shipping giant Maersk Line has set a "bold target" to reduce CO2 emissions 60 per cent per container by the end of the decade.