Last week's top stories on ShippingWatch

This week ShippingWatch revealed the concrete events surrounding the fatal Bulk Jupiter shipwreck. The EU's Commissioner for Competition, Margrethe Vestager, shared her views on shipping, and MAN Diesel & Turbo talked about its growth plans.
Photo: Line Ørnes Søndergaard
Photo: Line Ørnes Søndergaard

The shipwreck and the bauxite

What really happened when dry bulk vessel Bulk Jupiter sank in the South China Sea?

The truth about Bulk Jupiter obscured by silence

Bulk Jupiter crew fatal victim to worst rains in a century

IMO warns bulk carriers of dangerous bauxite cargoes


EU Commissioner for Competition shares her views om shipping

In her first interview about the maritime industry, the EU Commissioner for Competition, Margrethe Vestager, talked about her views on the shipping industry:

Vestager ready to modernize tonnage tax

EU Commission defends major container alliances


MAN Diesel & Turbo is looking to buy

MAN Diesel & Turbo will once again manufacture engines in Frederikshavn, Denmark, and the company is also on the lookout for possible acquisitions, explained CEO Dr. Uwe Lauber this week:

MAN relaunches engine production in Denmark

MAN Diesel & Turbo chasing acquisitions in tough market

MAN Diesel & Turbo CEO Uwe Lauber 3x5.jpg

Photo: Preben Nielsen/E-frame


Further reading:

Bunker Holding now targeting global top spot

Shell: LNG still the fuel of the future

Norient Product Pool expanded with Diamond S

Fleet growth pushes Copenhagen into product tanker elite 

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