Dead worker on Virgin cruise-ship, investigated his brother

Genoa - The man is accused of non-voluntary homicide.


Iran manufactures first domestic railway

Tehran - Esfahan Steel Company (ESCO) announced on Monday that the first domestically-constructed rail tracks have been handed over to Iran’s Railways, saying the rails are on par with the latest global standards


HMM signs Letter of Intent for its mega containership orders

Seul - DSME and Samsung will build seven and five 23,000 Teu containerships respectively. Hyundai Heavy Industries will construct eight 14,000 Teu vessels.


Australia’s Port Kembla reopens after cargo ship blaze

Sydney - The port was shut soon after the blaze began before dawn on the MV Iron Chieftain as it unloaded dolomite, a mineral used in steelmaking which was destined for BlueScope Steel Ltd’s nearby blast furnace.


China’s tariffs on U.S. oil would disrupt $1 billion monthly business

Beijing - Investors expect the spat to come at the expense of U.S. oil firms, pulling down the share prices of ExxonMobil and Chevron by 1 to 2 percent since Friday, while U.S. crude oil prices fell by around 5 percent.

Carnival signs agreement to improve sustainable cruises
Shipping associations call for realistic approach to 2020 enforcement
«Container shipping earnings spoiled by oil prices»

«Container shipping earnings spoiled by oil prices»

London - Britain-based shipping analyst Drewry Consultants Ltd. has significantly downgraded its profit expectations for the container shipping industry this year. “An unexpected surge in oil prices has dramatically altered the cost base of carriers”

Visco (Scafi): «Focused on safety, technology and the environment»
Ukraine’s Chornomorsk port sees 33% rise in cargo handling