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

bunkering_singapore

January 16, 2019

Sales of marine fuels in Singapore, the world’s biggest ship fuelling port by volume, totalled 49.8 million tonnes in 2018, down 2 percent from a...
Read More
LNG

January 16, 2019

The spot charter rate for LNG spot vessels has fallen below $80,000/day in the Pacific for the first time since late August, with S&P Global...
Read More
Pappas

January 15, 2019

Star Bulk, a global shipping company focusing on the transportation of dry bulk cargoes announced  (more…)
Read More
Diana-Containerships

January 15, 2019

Diana Containerships, a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, announced that it has received written notification from Nasdaq dated January 10, 2019,...
Read More
Euronav

January 15, 2019

Euronav announced it has sold the Suezmax vessel Felicity (2009 – 157,667 dwt) to a global supplier and operator of offshore floating platforms. (more…)
Read More
DSME

January 15, 2019

South Korean shipyard Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. (DSME) has clinched a 409.5 billion ($366 million) order to build four units of very large...
Read More
containers

January 15, 2019

The impact of the trade war between US and China is beginning to show its colors, according to BIMCO. (more…)
Read More
maersk-honam

January 15, 2019

The 15,262 teu Maersk Honam is expected to be back in service in the second half of this year following  repairs carried out on the...
Read More
Golden-Ocean

January 15, 2019

Golden Ocean announced that the Company has, on January 14, 2019 purchased 50,000 of the Company’s own common stocks. (more…)
Read More
ships

January 15, 2019

An undersea cable and pipe-laying ship, the Vanuatu-flagged MV Star Centurion, capsized in the Indonesian waters of the Singapore Straits after a collision with a...
Read More
evergreen3

January 15, 2019

In view of the growth potential in Latin American trade, Evergreen Line is continuing to establish its own offices at main service locations in the...
Read More
hedland_iron_ore_port_bulk

January 15, 2019

China’s 2018 iron ore imports fell by 1 percent from the previous year, the first annual decline since 2010, according to data from the General...
Read More
Brexit

January 15, 2019

Sales of British malting barley to European Union brewers and malt producers for delivery after Brexit have come to a virtual stop because of uncertainty...
Read More
DPWorld

January 14, 2019

Major port operator DP World said on Sunday it had agreed to acquire a 71.3 percent stake in Chile’s Puertos y Logistica (Pulogsa) from Minera...
Read More
offshore

January 14, 2019

After four years of cutbacks, oil companies are poised to open their purses again and develop new offshore fields, although the benefits won’t be spread...
Read More