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

vessel

March 20, 2019

More ports around the world are banning ships from using a fuel cleaning system that pumps waste water into the sea, one of the cheapest...
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containers

March 20, 2019

Some U.S. negotiators are concerned that China is pushing back against American demands in trade talks as progress slows toward a deal that could give...
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BW

March 20, 2019

BW Group has purchased 38,548,329 shares in Epic Gas from key shareholders of Epic Gas representing 54.7% of the issued shares, and launches its unconditional...
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iron-ore-ship

March 20, 2019

Iron ore imports, which have been rising since the beginning of the financial year, have started declining in the last couple of months. (more…)
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Euronav

March 20, 2019

Euronav has chartered a tanker to bring a 30,000 tonne cargo of low-sulphur fuel oil from northwest Europe to Malta, where its megatanker, Oceania, has...
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Seanergy

March 20, 2019

Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp., a Capesize dry bulk shipping company, announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and twelve months ended December 31, 2018....
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Piraeus Port

March 20, 2019

Piraeus' container port is in the "top 5" in Europe based on figures for the first two months of the year, with piers II and...
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PSTF2019 Photo Press release_190319

March 19, 2019

The biennial Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum has established itself as one of the most influential events for the international cruise industry, thanks to the strategic...
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Navios-NYSE

March 19, 2019

Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. today announced (i) amendments to the Company’s previously announced exchange offer for cash and/or Notes (defined below) for American Depositary Shares,...
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FSL_Torm

March 19, 2019

A new Danish maritime research, development and innovation partnership has been established under the name of ShippingLab. J. Lauritzen together with Maersk Tankers, DFDS, Torm...
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vitol_tanker

March 19, 2019

Vitol has agreed a total takeover of the VALT bitumen joint venture. On March 18, the Swiss-based company said it would acquire the final 50...
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global-ship-lease

March 19, 2019

Global Ship Lease has agreed a three-year charter with Hapag-Lloyd for a 2015-built, high-specification boxship. (more…)
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fire

March 19, 2019

A massive fire at a fuels storage company along the Houston Ship Channel may burn for two more days, an official said on Monday as...
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DP_World

March 19, 2019

India’s antitrust regulator said in a court filing that a challenge by Dubai’s DP World of a probe into its alleged anti-competitive practices at a...
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drewry

March 19, 2019

As the clock winds down towards the IMO 2020 deadline you don’t need Drewry to tell you that it is going to be a pivotal...
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