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Osaka Gas wins Taiwan LNG terminal consulting work

May 17, 2018

Japanese city gas supplier Osaka Gas says its subsidiary has won consulting work for liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals planned by Taiwan's state-owned CPC Corp and Taiwan Power Co.The subsidiary, Osaka Gas Engineering, will handle basic design for all of the planned LNG terminals in Taiwan…

NRF: Tariffs Against China Would Destroy 134,000 US Jobs

May 02, 2018

The Trump administration’s proposed tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese imports, coupled with retaliation promised by China, would reduce U.S. gross domestic product by nearly $3 billion and destroy 134,000 American jobs, according to a new study…

Fitch :‘A’ Bond Rating, Stable Outlook for Port Canaveral

Apr 28, 2018

Fitch Ratings affirmed today the 'A' rating on approximately $64.3 million of Canaveral Port Authority (CPA) port revenue bonds.  The Rating Outlook is Stable.  Today's announcement by the credit rating agency underscores Port Canaveral's market position as a leading cruise-focused port in the U…

U.S. Coast Guard Honors Foss Exec Johnson

Apr 20, 2018

The U.S. Coast Guard awarded Grant Johnson, Foss Maritime's Vice President for Health, Safety, Quality and Environment (HSQE), with a Meritorious Public Service Award in recognition of his achievements as a member and Vice Chair of the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee…

$252m Finance for LNG-Powered Tankers

Apr 19, 2018

Watson Farley & Williams (“WFW”) has advised ING Bank (“ING”), as agent, security trustee and the syndicate of lenders on the US$252m financing of the world’s first ever LNG-powered aframax tankers for leading Russian shipowner Sovcomflot Group (“SCF”)…

Singapore Sets Out to Curb Ship Collisions

Apr 18, 2018

Singapore is set to get new technology to help in preventing ship collisions.The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) said it has engaged the services of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research's Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC)…

Pirie & Smith Names Alexander GM

Apr 17, 2018

Marine consultancy and ship surveyor Pirie & Smith has appointed Graeme Alexander as General Manager to head up the company and take responsibility for leading its activities across the globe.The appointment is in response to a 12-month period…

IRClass is Authorized RO for Netherlands

Apr 12, 2018

Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) classification society has received authorization as a Recognised Organisation (RO) from Netherlands’ flag administration. The authorization comes just months after IRClass received authorization from Europe’s largest flag Malta in December last year…

Kanban Kisen's Ship Management to expand inEurope

Apr 06, 2018

Hiroshima head-quartered, Kanban Kisen Kaifu Co., Ltd. will strengthen its ship management business in Europe. The Norwegian branch of the overseas subsidiary Union Marine Management Services Pte. Ltd., will start business from 19th and will start ship management work from April 9th…

Shipping Industry Confidence at Four-Year High

Mar 29, 2018

Shipping confidence reached a four-year high in the three months to end-February 2018, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens. The average confidence level expressed by respondents was up from 6…

Asia-U.S. Trade to Grow 7%

Mar 29, 2018

The looming threat of a trade war could halt otherwise strong growth in the exchange of cargo between Asia and the United States, experts said Wednesday at the Port of Long Beach’s 14th annual “Pulse of the Ports Peak Season Forecast.” About…

Marcura Names Bell Data Protection Officer

Mar 29, 2018

The Marcura Group, a Dubai-based group of companies focused on providing business solutions to the maritime industry, today announced the appointment of TenIntelligence Limited's Richard Bell as its external Data Protection Officer (DPO). The…

ISWAN :Infographics for seafarers Psychological Wellbeing at Sea

Mar 17, 2018

ISWAN has produced four new infographics, in partnership with The Shipowners' Club, using extracts from its latest self-help guide for seafarers, Psychological Wellbeing at Sea. Psychological wellbeing enables us to function well, feel good about ourselves…

Shipping Must Prepare for a Digital Future -Dualog

Mar 12, 2018

Shipping should start to prepare itself for a future where total emphasis will be placed on the efficient and digitised movement of goods along the supply chain rather than on the individual components of the chain such as the ships themselves…

Fitch: Profitable May be Tough for Container Shippers

Mar 03, 2018

Fitch Ratings-London-01 March 2018: Sustaining last year's improved profitability in 2018 may prove challenging for container shipping companies, Fitch Ratings says. The fact that some companies are likely to have remained loss-making in 2017…

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