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.

Sovcomflot vessel

'Solid' results reported by Sovcomflot in 2016, says CEO Sergey Frank as the both the company's profit and revenue dipped.

Kaethe C Rickmers

HSH has granted the trust a matter of weeks to present a concept that ensures a higher level of total recoveries than would occur under a winding-up scenario, Rickmers Maritime said.


The consortium was created in response to the need for far more bespoke insurance needs of shipyard clients.

Bunkering tankers.

Panoil Petroleum had five of its bunker tankers suspended after the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s inspections indicated that there were irregularities with the piping system in the mass flow meter. 

DSME shipyard

The South Korean government has been reviewing an additional restructuring plan with DSME’s creditors, under several preconditions.

Erik Helberg

Bankers at the Capital Link shipping forum in New York have highlighted this year’s rebounding public market access for shipping, particularly in the dry bulk and LNG sectors.

Francis Birkeland.

Bullishness on the dry bulk sector was the prevailing theme at the Capital Link shipping forum in New York, with fewer-than-usual fears that a newbuild renaissance will smother a nascent recovery.

LPG tanker Yuricosmo

VLGC rates continue to face downward pressure amid low scrapping and weak arbitrate opportunities caused by low LPG prices.