Part of the 6,825 gt vessel, which capsized during a routine Incheon-Jeju Island trip on 16 April 2014, was seen above the water at 03.45 h Seoul time.

Profit party returns at  last in world wide bulk carrier sector, according to analysis from IHS Markit

Hong Kong

China’s container ports made a strong start to 2017 with healthy volume increases at most of the main commercial ports over the first two months of the year.

Jawaharlal Nehru Port

The bidder quoting the lowest fee for the work will be awarded the deal which is expected to be finalised in the next few days.


The port authority (RPA) will also invest, building a new 1,100 m-long quay capable of berthing vessels ranging in size up to VLCCs with a draught of 21 m.

DSME shipyard

Creditors of the cash-strapped Korean shipbuilder DSME are looking to secure another rescue package amid a slowdown in new shipbuilding orders.

Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard

South Korea’s Hyundai HI halts another dry dock operation in its main Ulsan shipyard, marking the shipbuilder’s second dock closure after Building Dock 4 was suspended last June in the wake of falling orders.

Excavation work at Sri Lanka's Hambantota port.

The agreement, approved at the weekly meeting of the Cabinet, gives CMPort the right to use the multipurpose berth and oil berth already built and undertake expansion in a proposed third phase.

Fuzhou port.

The co-operation between Fuzhou and Malacca is also expected to enhance the strength of the ports in operation and management, logistics, and transportation, technology, and system control, as well as port safety.

Triyards CEO Chan Eng Yew.

Triyards said it has guaranteed up to USD30 million of a USD38.2 million joint bank facility granted to the company and Ezra.

FSL Tokyo

Auditors flag going-concern issues for FSL Trust in relation to its 2016 financial statements as it may be unable to realise its assets and discharge its liabilities in the normal course of business.

Life ring

Xing long Zhou 569 was en route to Huludao port from Dalian when the incident happened in the Yellow Sea.

Sand loading

London P&I Club has advised members to check the authenticity of Vietnamese sand exporters’ permits when fixing out their ships.