United States

North America


Sinotrans Shanghai
09 Nov 2018
The Chinese state-owned group established a joint venture in North Korea before sanctions were imposed; commercial issues could arise
Vessel in drydock
04 Oct 2018
US policy to push 12,000 vessels into ballast water equipment installation is considered a monetary penalty by some owners.
US Coast Guard inspector checks a bulk carrier's emergency position location device.
02 Oct 2018
New requirements in wake of tragic 2015 sinking will come with new costs for vessel owners and operators.
The contract signing between SK Shipping and Samsung Heavy Industries
02 Oct 2018
South Korea has emerged as the top buyer of US liquefied natural gas amid the ongoing trade dispute between the United States and China.
Port Tampa Bay
02 Oct 2018
Big Bend channel project fits with port’s 2030 plan to take advantage of fast-growing central Florida.  
LNG carrier
25 Sep 2018
LNG carriers are securing spot rates of about USD100,000/day and may enjoy an extended period of high returns, even beyond the coming winter season.
USCG's Jeff Lantz
24 Sep 2018
Proposal seeking assurances on compliant fuel availability is not yet supported by the US Coast Guard.
A North Korean vessel previously arrested for illicit activity.
24 Sep 2018
Australia and Canada have mounted airborne maritime patrols from a US base in Japan to detect illicit North Korean shipping activity.
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.
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.