Hemant Pathania, managing director and COO of NYK Shipmanagement, and corporate officer of NYK Line.

Singapore’s maritime industry faces a labour shortage, but being a maritime hub is much more than being an employer of sailors, says Hemant Pathania, managing director and chief operating officer of NYK Shipmanagement in Singapore. 

Kim Yoo-shik (left, in picture).

Pan Ocean’s former vice-chairman takes helm of struggling shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering’s normalisation process.


CMA CGM, which ran up a USD452 million consolidated net loss last year, confirmed its fourth quarter return to profit last year with an increased net profit in the first quarter of USD86 million.

Algeciras port.

The government secured a 174-165 vote in favour of the decree on Thursday, after having failed to muster a majority in a previous vote.

Vladivostok port

Profits to fall at Russian ports following unprecendented fines.

Awilco LNG's Wilpride

Awilco LNG would raise NOK215 million (USD25 million) in fresh equity targeted from existing and potential new investors. 

Fincantieri has run into renewed opposition to its takeover of STX France

Fincantieri has reached an agreement to acquire a majority stake in French rival STX France but has run into renewed opposition.

MSC Meraviglia

MSC Cruises is preparing to put the first of its Vista-generation vessels, MSC Meraviglia, into service.

North Club joint managing directors Alan Wilson and Paul Jennings

The North P&I Club plans to base its new European subsidiary in either Ireland or Luxembourg.

Marco Polo Marine

Marco Polo Marine has filed a stay order with the High Court of Singapore to restrain legal proceedings against it as it proceeds with financial restructuring.