Shipping News – World Maritime News
UAE Introduces Safety Net for Seafarers in Case of Abandonment
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:56:46 +0000
UAE introduces compulsory insurance for seafarers in case of abandonment, death or injury.
GAC Secures Oil and LNG Deal from Chevron Shipping
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:25:20 +0000
Chevron has awarded the GAC Group a three-year ship agency contract for crude and LNG vessels.
JBIC to Finance Ta-Tong Marine’s New Ore Carrier
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:22:09 +0000
JBIC agreed to provide a loan to Taiwanese shipowner Ta Tong Marine to purchase a newbuilding ore carrier.
Oriental Petroleum Orders Two Gas Carriers from Jiangnan Shipyard
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:11:26 +0000
CSSC Jiangnan Shipyard has secured an order for two VLGCs of 84,000 cbm.
KR to Survey, Class Portugal-Flagged Ships
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:50:41 +0000
Korean Register (KR) is to deliver statutory services on behalf of the Portugal flag state.
Pirates Kidnap MT Barrett’s 22 Crew, Company Confirms
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:49:47 +0000
Union Maritime confirmed that MT Barrett's 22 crew members were kidnapped by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea on January 10.
Nordic American Tankers Expands Charter Portfolio
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:46:44 +0000
Nordic American Tankers (NAT) has entered into a one-year term charter with Cepsa for the 2004-built Nordic Castor. 
Evergreen, Others Excluded from Norwegian Fund over Beaching
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:37:39 +0000
Shipping majors have been excluded from the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG) for beaching ships.
Ex-US Navy Officers Face Criminal Charges over Collisions
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 08:49:51 +0000
Commanders of two US Navy destroyers, which were involved in fatal collisions in 2017, face negligent homicide charges.
Navios Containers Buys Panamax
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 08:40:48 +0000
Navios Maritime Containers has acquired Navios Felicitas, a 2010-built containership.