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

shipbuilding

August 20, 2019

Greek and Chinese shipping interests continued to lead the global pack in terms of new vessel orders, with their total in July 2019 comprising 12...
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ships

August 20, 2019

The price of ship fuel is expected to rise by 20 to 25 percent from January 1, 2020, as a result of a new regulation...
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Samsung_SHI

August 20, 2019

Samsung Heavy Industries announced that it received orders for 10 LNG-fueled 113,000 DWT A-max crude oil carriers from an Oceanian shipowner, valued at KRW 751.3...
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dryships

August 20, 2019

DryShips announced that it had entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger with SPII Holdings Inc., a company controlled by the Company’s Chairman and...
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d'Amico

August 19, 2019

d’Amico International Shipping S.A., an international marine transportation company operating in the product tanker market, announced that GLENDA International Shipping d.a.c.(GIS) (more…)
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Gibson

August 19, 2019

In recent months, the IEA has on many occasions expressed concerns about the health of the global economy. (more…)
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BIMCO_

August 19, 2019

The trade war has brought increased attention to the soya bean trade between the US and China with 2019 offering conflicting narratives. On one hand,...
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Diamond-S

August 19, 2019

Diamond S Shipping announced that it has agreed to sell two of its 2008-built medium-range product carriers, the Atlantic Aquarius and Atlantic Leo, as part...
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ship emissions

August 19, 2019

Margins for European high sulphur fuel oil (HSFO), used to power ships, sank this week as preparations for a global shift to cleaner maritime fuel...
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IRAN-TANKER-GIBRALTAR

August 19, 2019

An Iranian tanker caught in the standoff between Tehran and the West shifted position on Friday, but its anchor was still down off Gibraltar and...
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Eagle-Bulk-Shipping

August 19, 2019

Eagle Bulk Shipping has decided to establish a new commercial office in Copenhagen, relocating from its existing base in Hamburg. (more…)
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samsung-heavy

August 19, 2019

Samsung Heavy Industries Co., a major South Korean shipbuilder, said that it has clinched a deal worth 225.5 billion won (US$185 million) to build a...
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Norden

August 19, 2019

NORDEN has contracted with Enviva to transport 1.3-1.5 million metric tons of wood pellets from the United States to Europe over a 6-year period. (more…)
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Golden-Ocean

August 19, 2019

Golden Ocean, a leading dry bulk shipping company, announced its results for the quarter ended June 30, 2019. (more…)
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TORM

August 19, 2019

TORM’s results in the first half of 2019 reflect the Company’s strong operating performance relative to its peers and our focus on maintaining efficient operations...
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