Figures compiled by Greek broker Golden Destiny showed that 46 tankers were ordered in March, up from 29 tankers in February and the 38 tankers ordered in March 2014.
In particular, Suezmax tanker
By Wendy Laursen 2015-05-05 20:19:46 CE Delft has released yet another study on the environmental performance of ships, this time showing that new ships are already meeting 2020 design standard set by IMO. It is accompanied by a call for greater ambition at IMO and follows an earlier report that drew the ire of the…Details
By MarEx 2015-05-05 19:58:25 Port Metro Vancouver has submitted an Environmental Impact Statement for a new container terminal at Roberts Bank in Delta, B.C. on Canada’s west coast. Forecasts show demand for goods shipped in containers is growing, and it is expected container terminals on B.C.’s coast will be at capacity by the early 2020s.…Details
By Wendy Laursen 2015-05-05 19:31:27 The European Union is funding the construction of the first mid-size 100 percent electrically powered car and passenger ferry. The ferry will be powered by the largest battery pack installed on a ferry to date. The zero-emission ferry will be powered by wind-sourced electricity, and the large battery pack will…Details
By Reuters 2015-05-05 18:25:42 The U.S. Treasury Department on Tuesday approved licenses for passenger ferry service between the United States and Cuba, a Treasury Department official told Reuters. One of the licenses was issued to Baja Ferries, part of a major shipping group with passengers and cargo operations, including on Mexico’s west coast, according to…Details
By MarEx 2015-05-05 17:24:12 Maritime TV is pleased to present a special report in the Internet TV series known as “Conversations with Cartner”, a weekly video and blog discussion on maritime industry issues of the day with Shipmaster and Maritime Lawyer, Dr. John A.C. Cartner. In this 9th program in the series, Dr. Cartner provides…Details
By Kathryn Stone 2015-05-05 16:10:20 The VLCC market is thriving as major market players announce impressive earnings for the first quarter of 2015. According to a weekly report by Poten & Partners, the VLCC market is “firing on all cylinders” and set to continue this trend into the second half of the year. So far…Details