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

MIDEAST-IRAN-TANKER

September 10, 2019

While one Iranian tanker is attracting global attention, serious oil watchers remain absorbed by a bigger mystery: the hunt for the rest of Iran’s fleet....
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Stena Impero, a British-flagged vessel owned by Stena Bulk, is seen at Bandar Abbas port, July 21, 2019. Picture taken July 21, 2019.  Iran, Mizan News Agency/WANA Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY.

September 10, 2019

The British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran could be released after the imminent completion of legal proceedings against the tanker, Iranian state television reported on...
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DP_World

September 10, 2019

Port operator DP World’s planned merger of its P&O Maritime and recently acquired Topaz Energy and Marine businesses is expected to be completed by the...
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Hyundai-Samho

September 10, 2019

Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries Co., a local shipbuilder, said Monday it has won an order worth 228 billion won (US$191 million) to build a liquefied...
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ships

September 10, 2019

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index fell on Monday for the third consecutive day, as lower demand for ships across segments eased rates. (more…)
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Castor Maritime

September 9, 2019

Castor Maritime Inc., a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry-bulk vessels, announced, pursuant to a memorandum of agreement dated July 25, 2019,...
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SEACHANCE-Thenamaris

September 9, 2019

According to shipbroker reports, Thenamaris has placed an order at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) for two 38.000 cbm LPG carriers, with the company set to...
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Diana

September 9, 2019

Diana Shipping announced the commencement of a tender offer to purchase up to 1,408,450 shares, or about 1.5%, of its outstanding common stock using funds...
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cmacgm_marcopolo_zebruge

September 9, 2019

CMA CGM, the world’s fourth-largest container shipping firm, reported a second straight quarterly loss as its takeover of CEVA Logistics weighed on its results, but...
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Gibson

September 9, 2019

The so called ‘War on Plastics’ has been steadily gaining traction over the past few years, with major companies such as McDonald’s and Carlsberg... (more…)
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yard korea

September 9, 2019

South Korea retained the top spot in global shipbuilding orders for the fourth straight month last month, government data showed Sunday. (more…)
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ships

September 9, 2019

When new global rules limiting the amount of sulphur in shipping fuels were announced, marine gasoil (MGO), a type of diesel fuel used on ships,...
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china_us

September 9, 2019

The US-China trade dispute has evolved into a very different animal in the past year. (more…)
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DryShips

September 9, 2019

DryShips, a diversified owner and operator of ocean going cargo vessels, announced that it has called a special meeting of the Company’s shareholders to be...
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exmar

September 9, 2019

The Board of Directors of EXMAR has approved the accounts for the period ending 30 June 2019. (more…)
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