The Wire

This page features all the latest news and developments in shipping, shipbuilding, offshore, dry bulk, tankers, gas carriers, ports as well as news for commodities and currencies.

The Wire

Sovcomflot-VLCC

October 21, 2019

Delivered tonnage of crude oil tankers have grown by +37%, whereas total fleet demolitions for 2019 have slumped to the lowest in a decade with...
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Epic-Gas

October 21, 2019

Epic Gas, the leading LPG shipping solutions company, announced that it has completed the refinancing of a further twenty ships in its fleet. (more…)
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Awilco-LNG

October 21, 2019

Awilco LNG announced that the term sheet for the refinancing of the Company’s two 2013-built 156,000 cbm TFDE LNG carriers WilForce and WilPride has been...
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Carlyle

October 21, 2019

Carlyle Group said on Friday it had dropped out as a stakeholder in Lone Star Ports LLC, which proposed a $1 billion crude oil export...
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EA-Gibson

October 21, 2019

Donald Trump's 'shock' decision to withdraw American troops from Syria last might not immediately appear to have implications for the oil markets. After all, Syria...
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boskalis

October 21, 2019

Boskalis and biofuels supplier GoodFuels are set to take the next key step in the ‘Boskalis on Bio’ program for the testing of sustainable bio-fuel...
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tanker

October 21, 2019

Tankers that had been scheduled to install emissions-cutting equipment ahead of stricter pollution standards starting in 2020 have deferred their visits to the dry docks...
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Port of Long Beach/Aerials

October 21, 2019

The docks were busy last month in Long Beach, lifting the Port to the best September in its 108-year history. (more…)
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DNV GL Awards AiP Certificates to HHI

October 18, 2019

DNV GL awarded Hyundai Heavy Industries approval in principle (AiP) certificates for its "Standard FPSO (model name: Hi-PROS)" design. Vidar Dolonen, Regional Manager of Korea...
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Keppel

October 18, 2019

Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) has, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Keppel FELS Ltd (Keppel FELS), delivered the state-of-the-art jackup rig, Hermod, to Borr...
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MSC

October 18, 2019

MSC is on course to overtake alliance partner Maersk as the biggest ocean carrier by capacity within the next two years. (more…)
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Ships

October 18, 2019

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities, slipped for a fifth straight session on Thursday, as...
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ships

October 18, 2019

More than 30 oil tankers have anchored in the Malacca Strait off Singapore and Malaysia, according to Kpler, as traders stockpile fuel ahead of the...
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Boris

October 18, 2019

Britain secured a Brexit deal with the European Union on Thursday, more than three years after Britons voted to leave the bloc, but Prime Minister...
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cruise

October 18, 2019

The main cruise ship operators in French waters have agreed on measures to limit pollution caused by their vessels, including hooking up to the power...
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