North America

US-Iran sanctions
20 Sep 2018
The reintroduction of US sanctions will undoubtedly affect insurers and the complexity in dealing with these risks has now increased.
Isabelle Therrien
20 Sep 2018
The Canadian market will see new maritime laws come into force in the coming year alongside new investment that will create greater demand.
Port of Los Angeles
19 Sep 2018
Cargo volume growth and jobs are at stake as the United States and China continue trade retaliation measures.
US dollars
19 Sep 2018
Equity investors focus more on the short-term earnings outlook and as the pace of recovery in shipping has fallen short of expectations, it has let many investors disappointed, while in the bond market, the situation is different.
Trade war between the US and China
18 Sep 2018
Vessels may be unable to access ports while seafarers may also be barred from operating in certain nations in the event of a full-blown trade war.
US Gulf rig and tanker
17 Sep 2018
The new derivatives contracts, which will be listed and cleared through ICE Futures Europe, are based on the freight costs of VLCC shipments from USGC to China and of Aframax shipments from USGC to Europe (United Kingdom or the continent).
14 Sep 2018
A record USD3.74 billion to benefit American dredging contractors awaits US President Donald Trump's approval.
2015-built 54,336 dwt LPG tanker, Corvette
14 Sep 2018
Three family-run Japanese shipowners have acquired three VLGCs from Dorian LPG in sale-and-bareboat-charter deals.
Miss Marina, one of Cargill’s chartered products tankers
11 Sep 2018
The Geneva-based US commodity trader contracted the units for delivery in 2020, brokers say.
A new Brazilian crude grade marketed to China will come online in the next few years. Credit: Getty
30 Aug 2018
Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) demand is set to benefit from surging Brazilian crude exports to China over the next three years, as national oil producer Petrobras begins production of a new medium-sweet crude grade specifically aimed at the country.
doug stevenson john naudeau
22 Aug 2018
Survey reveals lack of a valid visa continues to be main reason for denying shore leave.