UK calls seizure of ship a “hostile act”, Iran releases video of capture

London - Britain denounced the Iranian seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf as a “hostile act”, rejecting Tehran’s explanation that it had seized the vessel because it had been involved in an accident


Fewer orders for Wartsila

Helsinki - Finnish multinational Wartsila has received 9% fewer orders in the first half year of 2019 compared to the same period in 2018


China still leader in world’s shipbuilding

Beijing - China’s accomplished shipbuilding output in the first half of this year stood at 19.66 million deadweight tonnes, up 4.2 percent year on year.


French court rejects claim over 1994 Estonian ferry disaster

Paris - A Paris court rejected a compensation claim Friday related to the 1994 sinking of an Estonian ferry, which remains one of Europe’s deadliest maritime disasters


Amsterdam uses drones to inspect ships

Amsterdam - The port of Amsterdam has launched the Telemetron project. Telemetron is a sailing drone that inspects the depth of marginal ships

Hyundai’s labour union approves strike

Hyundai’s labour union approves strike

Ulsan (South Korea) - Unionized workers at Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., the world’s largest shipyard by sales, voted on Wednesday to go on strike amid a lack of progress in wage negotiations

Kawasaki set to trial Australian hydrogen exports in 2020
COSCO starts new service with Hapag-Lloyd and ONE
Singapore fuel inventories hit eight-month low ahead of IMO fuel switch
ONE: Genoa receives its first magenta ship

ONE: Genoa receives its first magenta ship

Genoa - When it reached port she was hard to miss.Ocean Network Express’ (ONE) “Blue Jay” is the first magenta-colored container ship to call at the port of Genoa. The 360-meter long, 14,000 TEU ship, which set off from Asia, was docked this week at PSA Terminal’s Pra quay

IEA revising oil demand growth forecast down on slowing economy
Pioneering ABS and MSC Condition-Based Class Program Showcased at Mega Rust 2019
Weaker scrubber demand takes shine off Alfa Laval’s results
Aida wants to be emission-neutral by 2023
U.S. releases MSC vessel seized with 20 tons of cocaine


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