Safety & Regulation

Manhattan Bridge

The explosion happened on Thursday evening as the ship was docking at Felixstowe port.


Forklift training at Jurong Port's training yard

Newly launched Jurong Port Academy hopes to enhance port workers’ abilities through the use of technology and innovation to address the issue of an ageing workforce.


Low sulphur marine gasoline oil costs around double the price of high sulphur residual fuel oil.

Failure on the part of the shipping industry to proactively act on reducing carbon emissions will likely result in national or regional regulation that impose a heavy burden on shipping companies.


Vessels and terminals operating in the United States are under more pressure to report cyber threat activity to federal agencies through a new directive from the US Coast Guard.


Tanker Burgos spilled 5,500 tonnes of oil last year.

Last year saw fewer oil tanker spillages at sea, with only 1 of the 20 largest spills occuring since 2002.


Prime Minister Theresa May outlined the UK's strategy for leaving the EU

UK-based marine insurers now risk losing access to write business across the European Union.


Aerial search for missing Malaysian passenger flight MH370

The Australian Maritime Authority has brought to an unsuccessful end to the largest and most expensive ocean search in history.


Documents seized from Damen office but no arrests made.


Ocean Hope.

Two Greek shipping companies have been ordered to pay a combined USD2.7 million for dumping oil and attempting to hide evidence.


Shipbreaking yard

European shipowners’ body ECSA on Friday called on the European Union to include on its approved ship recycling list Asian shipbreaking yards that “beach” the vessels sent to them by shipowners.