Ocean Virgo
The transaction points to the growing popularity of Chinese financial leasing.

Artist’s impression of an eco-ship. Credit NYK Line
Vessel designed to run on hydrogen and solar power will not produce carbon emissions.

Epic Gas’s Epic Bermuda
Charles Maltby believes that the price differential between heavy-sulphur fuel oil and low-sulphur fuel oil will be negligible.

Hyundai Merchant Marine CEO Yoo Chang-keun
Efforts at cost management fail to offset rising bunker costs as losses put pressure on HMM’s management

DSME South Korean yard
Core shipbuilding business is profitable, but losses from Daewoo Mangalia Heavy Industries sale result in debt.

The design for autonomous vessel Yara Birkeland
New code of practice, which has been prepared by the UK Maritime Autonomous Systems Regulatory Working Group (MASRWG), supersedes the first version published in November 2017.

Chantal Martens. Credit: Chantal Martens

Outgoing chair of CEDA’s Marine Strategy Navigation Group Chantal Martens shares her most rewarding experiences there and has advice for her successor.


Stephen Qi, COO of Brightoil International Trading and Bunkering
The development is another blow as concerns linger about bunkering group’s financials.

Thalassa Axia
SFI will buy back vessels after nine years. The transaction shows the rising popularity of Japanese operating leases.

Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance, and tech company NTT DATA said the trial has been completed and will dramatically reduce the time for claims to be paid.