"Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet deprecate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground. They want rain without...
- Fate of commodities, USD, Baltic Dry Index this year?
- Shipping lines prepare for more disruption at French ports
Shipping lines are warning of delays to cargo as another round of strike action brings container handling to a standstill.
- Whither oil prices and tanker shipping in 2011?
At the start of a new year the thoughts of oil producers and marketers worldwide turn to what price their loaded barrels might fetch over.
- Korean Shipbuilding Sectors to Recover in 2011
2010 saw very stagnant business for shipbuilders worldwide including the three major shipbuilding companies in Korea.
- Chinese shipyards weather hard times
China's shipyards delivered less than 80 percent of their existing orders in the withering global shipping market, said a report from the China...
- Dry bulk market begins new year on sour note
Seasonal factors like the worst flooding in Australia’s Queensland in half a century, coupled with thin trade activity has put the dry bulk market...
- Time to invest in bulk carrier shares?
After being favorite targets of the bears during the global financial crisis, dry bulk shippers and tanker stocks booked some decent gains in 2010.
- Massively indebted Vietnamese shipbuilder misses payment
International investors are growing concerned about Vietnam's state-owned shipbuilding conglomerate Vinashin.
- Bulk carrier 'Pollux' loaded with fertilizires aground in Florida
The Coast Guard is investigating the grounding of the 575-foot motor vessel Pollux, which ran aground 2-miles east of Gadsden Point in Hillsborough...
- DryShips Inc. Takes Delivery of Its First Newbuilding Drillship
The naming ceremony of the first two vessels, Ocean Rig Corcovado and Ocean Rig Olympia, was successfully held in December 2010, at Samsung shipyard.
- Greek Shipowners regain global No1 position
After a one year break during 2009, Hellenic ship owners regained the number 1 status of ship investors, surpassing their Chinese counterparts.
- Fredriksen pledges to keep investing in tankers
Shipping entrepreneur John Fredriksen has promised to invest around half his fortune in the tanker sector.
- 'Iran vessels to be released soon'
Chairman of the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) says three impounded Iranian vessels in Singapore will be released in the near...
- Legal and capacity impact of slow steaming
With the recent publicity about slow steaming, it has recently become a buzzword in the industry news circles.
- Pressure on shipping sector to clean up act - Malaysia Star
Malaysia StarPressure onshippingsector to clean up actMalaysia StarBy SHARIDAN M. ALI PETALING JAYA: Although the commercialshippingsector accounts...
- "2011 may be difficult for shipping"
In an interview to Business Line, Mr Hajara head of the India's largest shipping company, Shipping Corporation of India,said 2011 will be...
- Shipowners getting ready for 2011
Improved financing conditions meant that owners could access more funds, thus moving forward with their investment plans.
- 2010: A brief flashback on shipping
2010 was, perhaps, not a vintage year for shipping, although it might have been a good deal worse.
- Lloyd's Register offers ship-operators timely guidance on ballast-water systems
The new guidance, reflects the current status of regulations proposed by the International
- Wartsila introduces its new powerful engine
Wartsila has introduced a more powerful version for marine applications of its popular Wartsila 32 engine.