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Room for Danish Piracy IndustryPirate hunters to train and prepareMonjasa: Eight out of ten main stream vessels operate with lossesLloyd’s Register affected by shipping crisisThomas Thune Andersen: "Be true, honest and consistent"Fayard Reopens Giant DockBrazil: Lauritzen Prepares for Billion-InvestmentWelcome to ShippingWatchNorden CEO: Challenges were piling upNew drilling simulator to attract employees Danish Ship Finance: Product, chemical and LPG tankers show promise The Boom in New Maritime Educations “Global challenges with Danish opportunities”Erria-investors at Risk of Losing More MoneyMinister: New environmental regulations to take effect in 2014Semco strenghtens presence in SingaporeShipbrokers: The challenges are discernible.The Showdown on the Channel has left its marks at DFDSTORM sells tanker at a loss of USD 15 millionNew Supertanker OfficerShipping companies to be exposed for sloppinessDong optimistic about new fields in the North SeaExpensive 14 month box price war - analysisNorden feels a rising demand from JapanThe strong Sing-dollar, Singapore´s dilemmaNewspaper: Containers full of toxic gasesTorm denies ships sale rumourDSF: Banks never sell at bottom priceNorth Sea: Competitor considers EU action against DFDSLauritzen CEO: Our owner expects a better returnLauritzen: Shipping has lost its good moralsNew ballast water regulation under pressureUnsteady course on new sulphur limitShareholders key to Norden successBattle about North Sea clients intensifiesDrewry on ShippingWatchLauritzen wants gas consolidationOffshore is Viking’s great growth engine Growing cooperation on large scale purchasing Evergas support for Lauritzen consolidation initiativeTorm empties order bookDamco: Europe remains the best platform for global business Danish Maritime Officers file suit against shipping companies Newspaper: Danish Government to attract Asian shipping companiesHigh number of feeder ships lie stillDFDS moves closer to EU decision on Swedish terminal acquisitionDamco: Maersk Line is a customer like any other Danish ship owners: American rules may force ships out of U.S. portsDanish commercial fleet 2011 turnover a positive surpriseNova Tankers: The customers know our positionsThe Danish merchant fleet bigger than expectedAPM Terminals bets on African dry portsAPM Terminals prepares for 22,000 TEU shipsDanish shipping shares have lost USD 7.3 billion over four yearsCrisis in Iran may trigger huge oil price fluctuationsExplosion in Nordic shortage of oil industry engineersMaersk doubles number of ships under Singapore flagAPM Terminals get final approval in Costa RicaDenmark could make DKR 35 billion by a Dong Energy E&P IPOD/S Norden lost 65.6 percent of stock value in four yearsLauritzen contract halted by Iran dispute Danish ports thrive during recession Bimco: Iran dispute could move oil trade to West Africa Custos: Armed guards still the weakest link The Danish government protects the DIS Register and the tonnage taxDanish Shipowners pleased with government announcementEuropean Shippers Council: Shipping companies artificially inflating freight pricesTorm future packed with dramaNils S. Andersen’s sick leave extended by six to eight weeksSingapore Executive: Copenhagen can become European shipping centerShip owners fear possible trade warAPM Terminals Looks to the East in Africa Danish ship owners welcome new EU proposalInvestment fund merges Nordic Tankers and Herning ShippingMaersk CEO Smedegaard: We are in the right industries in the long termDFDS creates joint venture with LDATorm in negotiations with two separate investor groupsDAMCO presents new supply chain solutionCommissioner: Sulphur reduction fixed at 2015EU: Big fleet key for EuropeSignificant increase in containership scrappingHempel 2011 result the worst in 5 yearsBimco: Equity funds limit shipping companies’ room for manoeuvreLeak suspends work at three rigsBimco: GUARDCON Contract publishedDrewry: Positive outlook for multipurpose in 2012 Commissioner: EU maritime industry has found global balanceEU to kickstart LNG investmentsMaersk: Smedegaard’s surgery went as plannedDFDS: LNG-initiative is admirable yet inadequateDanish ports welcome EU announcement EU to keep DIS and tonnage taxationMaersk Supply Service wants to double their profitsShip owners want more chartered ships covered by favorable tax rules600 Maersk employees back on Esplanaden following heavy rainsMAN and Alfa Laval join forces on climate solutions for container shipsDan-Bunkering Ltd. opens in the U.S.Torm silence on negotiation breakdownNordea: Offshore service companies profit from high oil pricesCommissioner for Climate dismisses Indian trade war threatsDwindling container futures rates on Asia to Europe EU: Regulations for armed guards are neededContainer industry faces test of resolveSomalia divided about the fighting of piracy on land.Offshore activities could turn smaller shipping companies into goldStolen cargo up 17 pct in the U.S. in 2011.Idle container fleet drops againTradition-rich tanker company navigates within the niche New competitor secures EU acceptance of DFDS terminalControversial Torm owner saved by substantial bank agreementTorm obtains conditional postponement and agreement in principleSemco Maritime look into additional purchasingDrunkenness behind Svitzer sackingsPiracy Researcher: NATO must share honours Wrist Ship Supply: We will be biggest worldwide in 2012.Drewry downplays budding optimism for tanker segmentOW Bunker wants to take over the U.S. East- and West Coasts Oil analyst warns of nuclear negotiationsDanish Shipowners’ Association: Rules for armed guards not a job for EUWill containers travel by train in the future?APM Terminals expects growth for 25 yearsIndia not on APM Terminals Top-20 listEU scrapping rules open new markets for shipyardsEsvagt to further expandLeaders’ union: Government piracy announcement outrageousNorden holds back on pay raises BIMCO: More dry bulk newbuildings in Q1 2012 than expectedThe tanker market bogs Stolt-Nielsen down in the first quarterMaersk chairman denies North Sea renegotiations Norden eyes booming market for the transportation of biomassBIMCO: Global container fleet will grow by 7.9 percent in 2012Danish companies celebrate record high oil investments in Norway Maersk Tankers challenges global rate systemUntil Monday, no comments from both parties in Svitzer case Maersk Line’s old direction could have been costlyMærsk Mc-Kinney Møller has diedStocks go up following the death of Mærsk Mc-Kinney MøllerChange in loan opportunities for the shipping industryMariners of Maersk Alabama demand compensationPram and Smedegaard: Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller’s commitment was enormous.Danish Shipowners’ Association: A lighthouse has been put outEivind Kolding deeply affected by the death of Mærsk Mc-Kinney MøllerSeaintel: The death of Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller will not affect the business strategyTorm Chairman burdened by bank failureClipper cut 40 ships from the order book during the crisisTank ship owners: Maersk rate initiative is interestingMaersk Line: Indonesia the future market of AsiaStatoil gives Røkke major contract in the North SeaNorden: Asian coal market awaits major investmentsClipper: Oil price has become a game changerBlue MBA Director new President in global shipping networkMinister looks into Singapore advantagesClipper Senior Executive resigns from day-to-day managementTDC CEO moves to Dong following Eldrup spectacleMoody’s: 12-15 more months of dry cargo rate pressureShipping bank to lend out 1.5 billion Euros in 2012Crucial day for Torm managementClipper: Project ships have been a learning process for usBP to pay USD 7.8 billion in Macondo compensationDaily Maersk concept to be expandedShip officers worried about loss of jobs in TormResearchers: Protection of Danish merchant navy is crucialPiracy rearmament poses risk to naval forcesIMF: The global economic recovery has stagnatedMaersk passes headquarters one last timeEuropean Shippers Council: Gentlemen agreements are harmfulSirius Shipping reflags three tankers to DISClipper looks to invest in bulkAnalyst: Interesting CMA CGM and Maersk Line developmentHempel maintains ambitious 2015 visionNew Torm agreement to reduce shareholders' influence by 13:1Torm management coolly received”Leaders must possess emotional intelligence”Nordea shipping impairments remain highNo arbitration in DIS dispute – the case goes to courtClipper controls a fifth of the Irish SeaHempel: Jotun smarter at marketing than usTorm has dropped 18 ships from its fleet since January 2010Tankers Inc postpones ambitious newbuildingsPeople and knowledge to give Hempel critical massHummel owner expands fleet by fourAne Uggla elected chairman of the Moller FoundationBimco: Enforcement of sanctions stricterMonjasa calm about Argentinian nationalizationMonjasa: We need capital for growthMaersk expects new Indonesia routes following port expansionMajor competitor happy following Torm solutionDFDS: Oil consumption hit record low SeaIntel: 74 giant container ships in pipelineMaersk: Better understanding of Greenland underground necessaryThorco: Today’s market encourages investmentsShipowners: Prosecution of pirates good for sense of justiceAmnesty demands control of arms traffickingAnalysts: Rate leap euphoria will be short livedAmnesty to put pressure on Danish weapon transport policyAPM Terminals can benefit from coming growth in IraqGullestrup’s farewell to the red Danish governmentDong: Arctic oil requires extraordinary safetyMaersk Line’s new giant ships spread fear in the marketNorden’s head of dry bulk locked for 18 monthsCopenhagen to boost maritime cooperationCompetitive clauses a widespread phenomenon in the shipping industryNorden considers arbitration case against Torm CEOBimco: Fighting piracy on land is importantClipper negotiating new international multipurpose poolAPM Terminals: Port productivity may be raised by 50 %Possibilities for pirate prosecution in Tanzania and MauritiusThorco: A great idea, but we are not Clipper’s pool partnerSeaIntel: Environmental demands to support Maersk Line commerciallyEU raises doubt about Filipino sailors’ qualificationsMaersk CEO back at the helmOfficers: Tougher demands lead to fewer Filipino sailorsDFDS bid on Seafrance shipsBlue MBA - Class of 2013Danish Government sticks to weapons transportation regulationSeaIntel: Container carrier consensus crumplingBBC Chartering questions Clipper multipurpose poolFrontline agrees with Maersk Tankers bunker price fearDanish Maritime Officers sues DFDS and Royal Arctic LineShipowners: No end in sight for DIS trialEnglish articles on Shippingwatch.comDFDS: Subpoena not affecting usMaersk Line: How to fight corruptionMaersk Line: Shipping hit hard by widespread corruptionDanish newspaper: Torm banks close to agreementCO-SEA: Trial could prove very harmful to DISAlm. Brand believes in retained container ratesNordea Singapore: Our priority is big and transparent shipping companiesTransparency International praises Maersk’s anti-corruption initiativeThome: Crucial to sort out Philippine conditions Torm CEO: We have performed better than the marketCarsten Mortensen: The shipping companies can boost the Danish economyTommy Thomsen joins the Board of the Danish Shipowners’ AssociationShip owners: It will be difficult to enforce EU scrapping rulesNordic Tankers: We have been aggressive from day oneDanish minister enters into agreement with South Korea on “quality shipping”WSC: Finding a global environmental standard is difficultMore agreements on prosecution of pirates in the pipelineIncreased attention to DFDS stockLower operating profits for Dong Meteorologists: Shipping companies cut down on weatherrouteingSkuld: Bad bunkers a rising concern for shipping companiesDrilling competitor announces continuing rate recordsSouth Korea is the world’s shipyardMaritime cooperation between Denmark and South Korea extendedNorden will soon begin contracting shipsDrewry: Chemical tanker rates have yet to reach bottomTorm sells its share of joint venture companyFrench sugar cane billionaire in Danish shippingShip owners pleased with EU attack on pirate basesTragic Svitzer accident close to clarificationTanker Forecaster: Mild recovery masks pessimistic outlookMaersk Group: USD 1.2 billion in profitsMaersk expects a “slightly lower result” for 2012Smedegaard: I don’t think about my health as I go about the dayMetal mine on Greenland could supply almost half of China’s productionSmedegaard: The launch of Triple-E is perfectly timedGlobal Shippers’ Forum: Freight rate agreements prehistoricMedia: Danish ship carrying weapons to BahrainMaersk taxation disputes for billionsMedia: Execution threats following air strikeDanish shipping companies hesitate to pursue Arctic routesMaersk Drilling in advanced negotiations with oil companiesSatellites reveal captains' cheating on weather reportingMaersk Line: We cannot fight corruption singlehandedlyNew carrier-shipper contracts may secure price stabilityShipowners: Heavy focus on the ArcticOil traders: June decisive for oil and bunker pricesActivity increase in Danish portsMærsk left USD 19 billion fortune behindDFDS first quarter lossDanish Government defies threats at Africa’s HornEuropean carriers back private on-board guardsEU conceals critical report on Filipino sailorsTwo Chinese companies interested in DenmarkMaersk Line: Polluters should pay the mostDanish Shipowners’ Association forced to EU climate agreement following IMO letdownMCC prepared to shut down deficit routesDFDS: New competitor behind 1/3 of North Sea declineMCC wants punctuality up to 85 percentDamco’s revenue and profits increased by 8 percent in the 1st quarterDFDS’s major Swedish competitor equipped to fight for the North SeaSkuld: Customers come to us with bunker problemsContainer traffic won’t see rebound until 2018Ship owners draw bleak picture for international shippingDanish shipping shares up 12 percent in the first quarter North Sea RoRo costs DFDS share 11 percent in the first quarterMajor Maersk Line customers want CO2 calculationsDanish Maritime Officers: Shipping companies have silenced employeesDMI is confidently competing for the ArcticNorden Head of tank: We prefer continuity to boom market DFDS: The captain is a leader and should stay off subpoenasDanish Defence: Pirate attacks at record low in the Gulf of Aden Crew members sue Maersk in the U.S. Bunker firm believes in scrubber rather than LNG solutionClipper: Denmark enjoys unique conditions Shipping companies: Politicians more attentive concerning embargoesMaersk Line opens new office in IraqDanish companies’ order program fall by 8 billion kronerChinese dry bulk vessels sold at spot pricesDanish shipyards not concerned by German state subsidiesCracks in slow steaming agreement?Five Danish carriers support human right principlesMaersk Line to save USD 1.3 billion on fuel from 2014Atlantic Petroleum: High production and strong operationInvestments in the North Sea of USD 7.3 billion over the next five yearsState revenue from North Sea oil exceeded USD 5 billion in 2011Maersk Oil continues to buy in the North SeaUnifeeder has USD 47.3 million profit for 2011, but 2012 looks strainedCopenhagen Business School launches new "mini-MBA" in shippingDanish Ship Finance: ”Moody’s can’t stress us to death.”Germany: European maritime cluster lies...hereSøren Skou: New Maersk organization will last for yearsTorm expects another extension of bank agreementClipper: Slow steaming could save 20 percent on fuelDrewry: Container freight rates lose steamMaersk Drilling signs $610 million contractSeaIntel: Container carriers are at a crossroadsConnie Hedegaard: Shipping companies have failed to improve ship designCopenhagen and Helsingborg reveal ambitious joint venture plansJotun defies global crisisDanish company creates first ”intank” ballast water treatmentConnie Hedegaard: Shipping must contribute like everyone else.Skuld to grow in CopenhagenJ. Lauritzen major shareholder in ambitious tanker carrierFormer bank executive new A.P. Moller Foundation board memberAPM Terminals moving HQ from The Hague to The HagueDanish Ship Finance: Moody’s downgrading increases risk of expensive loansBaltic Sea neighbors become EU growth centerMaersk Group looks forward to Chinese state visitDanish Shipowners’ Association: Chinese visit can bring capital to DenmarkBimco lowers expectations for shippingEU: Barriers halt shipping's environmental effortsMaersk invests USD 7.6 billion in fleet up until 2015Danish shipping companies part of new global network to fight corruptionSvitzer head becomes CEO of the competitorShip owners: EU Commissioner wrong about Danish shippingMedia: Maersk Tankers to introduce fuel surchargePlatou: Turning point for container shipping companiesEU aims to make the Blue Belt project permanent Maersk Tankers warns against newbuildings hysteriaEnvironmental shipping barriers examined in three-year projectAPM Terminals faces increased competition in Los AngelesHu Jintao is ‘the most important man in Danish shipping’Are new eco designs dividing shipowners? Thorco sells off old shipsDanske Bank and Nordea under strain from shipping downturnFitch: Container industry back on its feet in 2014 at the earliestAPM Terminals orders 28 automated cranesMaersk Drilling receives demerit point in NorwayCFO Peter Rønnest leaves Maersk LineFormer Svitzer CEO: Shipping is a self-destructive industry OPEC: Demand under increased pressure in second quarterEU state aid decision postponed until fallNew English Channel drama for DFDSDanish media: Greenland’s metals will not be handed over to ChinaHow the Maersk Line dismissals are unfoldingDry bulk: Japanese shipping companies planning layupsMaersk Line downplays the effect of price agreement on the PacificShipping advisors: Naval forces on the way outRockwool Marine believes in strong growth for offshoreAPM Terminals to sign agreement with Hu JintaoDFDS: Ro-ro rates in the North Sea under pressureP&O supports DFDS in the battle on the English ChannelSeaintel: Container shipping companies' reliability increased to 81 percent in MayDIS and tonnage tax costs Denmark USD 135 millionAPM Terminals names new Europe region CEO Janholt: Quality is not a given at the Chinese shipyardsOutflagging of ships could provoke the EU CommissionEuropean Shipowners: 2015 sulphur deadline not realisticMarine company sees great growth potential in environmental demandsWrist profits lower than expectedFlagging out threatens EU acceptance of German tonnage taxationShipping industry heavily affected by administrative burdensFearnley: Maersk peak season surcharges hard to achieveTraffic increase in five ports partly owned by MaerskNewspaper: Greek crisis does not intimidate MaerskMaersk Line: Daily Maersk 6 months ahead of budgetNew Wista Denmark boardBNP analysis: Eurotunnel looking to force DFDS out of the ChannelSeaintel: West African port projects may lead to overcapacityAlphaliner: Major clients avoid rate increasesUnifeeder: Difficult to reach 2015 targetAnalysis: Increased dry cargo pressure in second half of 2012Scan-Trans resurrectedTorm looking to preserve threatened US listingMinistry agency: Sulpher limit a question of economicsMAN: Shipping companies' customers positive toward slow steamingShipping attorney: Singapore’s flag is red hotMore Danish ships are sailing under foreign flagsPoliticians are dragged into DIS disputeAnalysis: The Baltic drives strong growth in container portsDanish shipping company Dannebrog Rederi saw 2011 deficit of USD 9.4 millionMaersk Line: We know that we’re alone in thisNewspaper: Financing of massive mine in Greenland securedDFDS: We are in the English Channel for the long runEurotunnel: DFDS does not have a caseFishermen and smugglers cause piracy warningsRetrofit projects enter second phaseMaersk manager: Iraq is a top priorityMaersk Line troubled by Iraqi bureaucracyDFDS maintains North Sea clients – at high costsMaersk Line: New organisation a strong foundationDanish tax reform: Social democrats to remember seafarers. MAN: Slow steaming predominant retrofit focusMedia: The offshore industry lacks the technology to extract the remaining oilMedia: Shipowners want state aid aimed at yards to endMedia: Iran renames oil tankersSeaintel: G6 alliance has given customers increased reliabilityWhy Maersk Line likes FacebookBlue Water Shipping wants to open offices in AustraliaNorden appoints Ejner Bonderup as new Dry Cargo HeadNew regulations on chartered tonnage could pressure shipping companiesAlphaliner: Laid up container fleet shrinks even furtherUnifeeder owners focus on stable investmentsMaersk on Facebook: A balance between openness and trustNew accounting requirements impact 500 ship transactions at D/S NordenPoliticians will look into DIS conditions once the tax reform has been approvedMaersk behind new and rare oil venture in the North SeaDamco renews contract with Shop DirectArctic ambassador: Danish shipping is in a strong positionDONG takes over oil activities in NorwayAPM Terminals opens new regional headquarters in SingaporeTORM maintains U.S. listing the rest of the yearClarksons wants to do corporate analyses of Maersk LineGlobal Risk Management turns deficit into profitViking stays on the heels of the oil companiesThe government’s Arctic plan has 15 year timeframeRamboll Oil and Gas already reaching 2012 targetThree new Ramboll Oil and Gas dream destinationsLauritzen Bulkers: Bio fuel a booming marketBritain to relax on sulphur demands?Shipowners: Ballast water deadline unrealisticNewspaper: Maersk Oil excludes CO2 in oil production for 10 yearsCarnegie believes the peak season surcharge is about to break throughNewspaper: Danish Shipowners’ Association wants weapons controlAPM Terminals President: We want to grow in the Americas as a wholeWista: That’s why we need a shipping network for womenAPM Terminals President about Virginia: We do not discriminateMaersk Line wins billion-dollar contract to work for U.S. militaryBimco calls for caution concerning Iran embargoAmnesty: Shipowners empower weapons transportation controlShipping companies and sailors complain of too much paperworkJ. Lauritzen establishes offshore joint venture with private equity investorMaersk Drilling signs new $284 million contractGlobal Risk Management lowers oil estimate markedlyHostage-taking could bankrupt Shipcraft in 2012Drewry skeptical of the container market developmentBimco: Commerzbank’s exit surprised the shipping industrySeaintel: Rate increases simply a brief respite before 2013HitecVision and J. Lauritzen joint venture will generate USD 252.2 million in revenueShe merges humanism with business acumen at TormCEO of DSF: Commerzbank exit could mean more price pressure”You have to be able to wear high heels and flat shoes”EU looks to break from anti-cartel rulesDFDS enters multiple year contracts with Volvo for 55 million Euros annuallySemco Maritime's order backlogs at historical highFayard wins new order from Maersk DrillingMaersk expects compensation ruling to be overturnedTankers Inc. takes control of Nordic ShipholdingSeaintel: Maersk Line depends heavily on Asia-EuropeSeaintel: Container shipping companies change approach to advertisingArctic Ambassador: The work has to be sustainableFayard: Major shipyard facilities will break through in 2013The Danish government enters the quest for oil and gas in the North SeaExxon Valdez could change Indian shipbreaking industryDFDS executive: Keeping Volvo deal is not a givenMaersk: New accounting requirements will not increase transparencyDanish anti-piracy effort lacks funding for praised educationAnalysis: DSV preferred to its competitorsMedia: DFDS on the lookout for new ferry to Dover-CalaisAPM Terminals welcome new Virginia deadlinePiracy: The legislation must be mapped outMedia: Change in Maersk Line services adversely affects portThe formula for a world-class maritime Denmark DFDS executive: Volvo contract carries great signal valueCapital-rich investor behind joint venture with J. LauritzenAnalyst: Things are getting better for Maersk LineShip loaded with helicopters sails toward Syria once againDFDS: Takeover of terminal is part of efficiency improvementMedia: Container carriers will ship empty cargo – during peak seasonMedia: U.S. tightens sanctions against IranIMB worried about violent Nigerian piratesThe Danish maritime cluster could learn from the giants of medicineAnalyst: Kuehne+Nagel looks good to DSVAnalysts: Maersk Line leads the way in social mediaICS disappointed in Panama Canal AuthorityGreek companies engaged in large-scale purchasing during financial crisisNorway is a model for maritime researchEU strengthens anti-piracy effort in the Horn of AfricaCompetition authorities investigating EurotunnelIMF statements on energy taxes upsets international shippingNordea: Tough times in shipping could last for yearsSecond quarter saw lower earnings for WärtsiläMedia: Shipowners fear manipulation of bunker prices Offshore industry pressured on wages Shipcraft chairman resigns Analysts praise Frontline 2012Nordea: Rate increases benefit the Maersk stockTorm head of IR: We still believe in agreementNordic shipyards in fierce competition for Norwegian ordersUK North Sea Outshines Norway for Investment in DrillingDry bulk: Baltic Dry at its lowest point in 14 yearsMedia: Maersk Oil whistleblower revealed by the Environmental Protection AgencyAlfa Laval publishes lower numbers for 2nd quarterTrade association recommends ports to be ready for 2015Media: Norwegian oil boom saves lost Danish jobsLeading researcher: A maritime research center could strengthen the Danish-Norwegian cooperationFjord Line postpones delivery of LNG-ferriesFormer USA head of Torm is not leaving shippingChinese offshore company buys into the North SeaShipbroker: The eco-ships of the future are built in KoreaICS calls on IMO to examine low sulphur fuelAnalysts: Dry bulk rates likely to stay low in the coming yearsChina will lend billions to support Africa’s infrastructureMaersk Line makes money on sludgeEritrea-Yemen conflict makes it harder to recognize piratesShipowners: EU’s pirate policy must be finished now415 ships scrapped in India since 2011Danish shippers headed for new foreign exchange record in 2012Media: Indian Exxon Valdez verdict delivered on July 30thMaersk guarantees fairness to competitorsMaersk Drilling’s Norwegian major competitor close to new billion-dollar orderDrewry: Contract rates for container freight will increase markedlyMedia: Somalia launches pirate offensiveSeaintel: Daily Maersk displays due diligenceEuropean shadow hangs over DSV financial statementsStatoil finances twice as good as expectedAtlantic forfeits oil license and performs devaluationNorwegian shipyards rolling in new orders45 Danish ports install video surveillance in effort against terrorismMajor German bank: Maersk prospects extremely goodDenmark gets key anti-piracy position at the IMOMAN: New engine marks change in container shippingHopes raised for strong Arms Trade TreatySeaIntel: Costs of piracy for container industry estimated to USD 1.8 billionUN postpones agreement on international arms trade treatyRecord number of young Danes accepted on engineer programmesScandlines confirms sale of freight routes to SOL Continent LineOnly one in three containers on time in AfricaNewsletter: Knud Stubkjær new CEO in American CarrixEconomists ask Norwegian Government to limit oil investmentsDSV CEO: No sense of crisisMaersk profile to manage new trade organisationDanish offshore industry creates new organisationShipping companies focus on anti-corruptionRecruitment is a core area for new offshore organizationDong manager: The oil and gas industry has not been visible enoughFearnley: OSG breaches conditions for Danish Shipfinance loanAPM Terminals signs $900 million Mexican contractShipowners pleased with EU's decision to close the investigation of P&INordea: Strong iron ore numbers for second quarterABB CEO: New offshore-organization good news for suppliersStubkjær will fight Maersk in battle for U. S. portsNew tax rule could force Danish officers to move abroadNordsøfonden: New organisation to show that oil is greenPlatou: VLCC rates in July collapseSmedegaard: Clear direction pays offTaxation proposal affects 3,000 engineersPlatou: Extremely strong Maersk result to comeUni-Tankers to further expand fleet in 2012Major investor plans to list Tankers Inc. by 2016Minister on new maritime visit to AsiaBNRI: Rapid Tankers Inc. developmentAnalysis: Corruption delays containersDanish opposition: Engineer scheme at the top of our listDanske Bank: The shipping industry is still facing challengesAlphaliner: Idle container capacity quadrupled in a yearNew LNG-player to create a Northern European infrastructureRisk Intelligence: West African piracy threat likely to escalateNew Head of Group HR in MaerskClarkson: Turning point for Maersk in second quarter Nikkei: 40 percent savings on arctic routesDrewry: Container volume up by 8.5 percent in 2011MAN Diesel in close cooperation with engineer schoolSeaIntel: Strong Maersk result a brief respiteViking Supply Ships affected by market slowdownAnalysts: Daily rates for oil rigs hit record levelMaersk Line saved $90m by increasing control of fuel consumptionDanish bank: Now Maersk will get back in blackDrewry: Improving reliability equals fairer deal for shippersSpeculation surrounding Danish compensation claims leveled at shipyardDTU: New CO2 numbers carry good news for shipping companiesMedia: Eurotunnel launches new routes in late AugustChinese state giant separates bulk fleetShipping companies reap the benefits of Russia’s new WTO membershipDFDS: Russia’s WTO membership will lead to more cargoSeaIntel: Competitors riding Maersk Line wakeMedia: Private Chinese yard giant in deep financial crisisNordea: Increasing dollar rate benefits Danish shipping companiesFormer Maersk CEO: Media very positive towards MaerskAnalyst: Cool Norden strategy pays offIntermodal: 1,677 new dry bulk vessels in 2012Bimco: Bulk carriers in litmus testUN: Somali pirates kidnap on landDrewry: Uncertain future for dry bulk Panamax shipsMajor investor sticks to power in USTCMaersk Line expects a “modest positive” full-year result for 2012SeaIntel: Maersk Line wins crucial market sharesMaersk interim report divides analystsDanish ballast water treatment system is readyMaersk Group CEO: Higher rates is the answer to container service imbalanceEsbjerg Port expects record resultsJ. Lauritzen CEO on the bulk market: Things could get really badSmedegaard: The Danish shipping industry enjoys favorable conditionsSmedegaard: Definitely more potential in slow steamingScan-Trans merges with American company IntermarineMedia: Open season for Norwegian engineers Class of 2013Customers put Norden's business model to the testScan-Trans CEO: Merger opens for investmentsCEO following cardiac arrest: Important to secure Scan-TransMarket analysts forecast long-term dark clouds over dry bulk Here is the company behind the Scan-Trans mergerHigh stakes gamble on Maersk billion dollar Virginia offerDanish Maritime: We do focus on researchEnrolment to new shipping minor exceeds CBS expectationsClipper on Intermarine: Will play an important roleShipowners: We may use foundation more activelyMaersk commotion in Virginia growsAnalysts on DFDS Q2 report: Not ostentatiousProject: Slow steaming limits ships’ manoeuvrabilityClarksons: American ECA has led to fuel shortageForeign equity funds enter Danish shippingSeaIntel: Container contract rates to improve in third quarterSeaIntel recommends shipowners to take control of social networksWhy Virginia is important to MaerskTorm still awaits bank clarificationLaw firm: The equity fund acquisition is a lottery ticketDFDS takes a considerable beating from the ChannelTorm under pressure from new deficit and lacking creditor agreement Danish Minister to meet with Chinese shipping leadersWind turbine shipping company unaffected by crisisDanish foreign minister wants a voluntary code for weapons transportation Media: Maersk competitors withdraw complaints of Virginia bidWrist ambitions raised by equity fund ownershipA2Sea: We are looking into a growing marketIntermodal: No game changer in the bulk market before 2013Danish Minister and ship owners agree to fight weapons transportLindoe company's market in China will grow rapidly in the years to comeMaersk’s port business moves up on the top 5Denmark and Singapore enter close strategic collaborationEsvagt about to enter new business areaMaersk prepared to pay USD 1.3 billion in cash for Virginia PortStraits Tankers: Singapore agreement a great ideaMaersk Tankers to move Broström activities to CopenhagenPorts on the U.S. East Coast getting closer to major strikeAnalysts: Shale oil will not alter the market radicallyUS port workers could hit ship owners and importers where it hurtsNorth Sea agreement has only resulted in minor additional incomeEquity fund: Oil subcontractors a strong investmentWelltec CFO: New countries raise revenueErria gets operational profit in second quarterRambøll Oil & Gas bets heavily on NorwayStatoil makes new oil discovery in the Sverdrup areaDanish Ports looking for inspiration from China and SingaporeMaersk Oil: Sverdrup discovery is great newsProfessor: Virginia can negotiate better offer from MaerskAnalysts: Maersk Oil will reach its target production with easeMaersk Line: The industry has defeated overcapacityMaersk wants to raise reefer container price ”considerably”Employers: New York port workers are millionairesSøren Skou: 2013 could become very difficultShipowners: Paving the way for Danish-Chinese cooperationDancopter wants to fly for NorwayRecord first half turnover for Atlantic PetroleumDaily Maersk to be copied to other parts of the worldMaersk Drilling sees new opportunities in Norway following new oil findingsDanish Maritime: Trip to Asia helps create growthDanish vessels stranded in bankrupt shipyard Unifeeder takes over Irish FeederlinkShipping CEOs: Great framework conditions in DenmarkFayard may take over ships from bankrupt shipyardDanish Maritime Officers: Bigger intake on maritime programmesMaersk predicts lasting change in Chinese demandPwC: Shipping a volatile growth market for equity fundsShipping CEOs: The public doesn’t know much of the maritime sectorMaersk Tankers spun off as new corporation U.S. harbor strike prompts Maersk Line to raise pricesUnifeeder: We are set for further consolidationDanish minister signs maritime agreement with SingaporeLloyd’s Register: Pricing crucial to LNG infrastructureShipowners: Three step plan to change ballast water rulesSeaIntel: Shipowners unable to maintain high ratesSeaIntel: Pacific shipowners overcompensated by BAFDanish Maritime Officers to sue the government in DIS flag caseNATO calls on shipping companies to stay alert for piratesUnifeeder outruns the competitionRisk Intelligence sees less pirate activity in 2012 and 2013Royal Arctic Line could pay high price for German shipyard collapse Grontmij takes a dive along with falling shipyard activityA. P. Moeller donates USD 33.8 million to international school96 Maersk Line ships to comply with new U.S. ECA requirementsTorm to cut down fuel consumption by 10 percentPiracy researcher: Many similarities between Somalia and AfghanistanNorden: New IMO regulation is optional and flexibleNew American sulphur limits drive up container ratesNorthern Jutland future prospects scaled downUltrabulk: Dry bulk in difficulties until 2015 Shipping hit by diplomatic crisis between Denmark and IndiaSeaIntel: 40,000 containers in excess per weekSlow steaming and pirate fighting goes hand in handNew course will teach mariners to communicate with piratesDanish Industry: We feel the Indian diplomatic crisis nowMaersk: Port strike would be devastatingTorm is now a major Filipino player with local ships’ officersDenmark treads carefully in diplomatic crisis with IndiaOnly few foreign shipping companies have set up operations in DenmarkEx-Maersk executive praises the Danish government’s China strategyDanish anti-piracy firms profit from piracy threatSwedish government not planning on introducing tonnage taxMaersk invests hundreds of millions in Russian portsGrowth team: Six recommendations to strengthen Danish maritime industryLauritzen joint venture orders first newbuildingNew Maersk Line CFO found in ClipperSeaIntel: West African piracy may prove expensive for shipping companiesAnalyst: Investment in Russia fills portfolio gapAlphaliner: 1.8 million new teu on the market until 2014Japanese Weathernews opens branch in CopenhagenStudy: Transportation executives worried about the economyGrowth team: Tax exemption for specialists on the shipsAxis Offshore CEO: After the North Sea comes BrazilDMI: We accept the Weathernews challengeA2Sea: Ours ships should be covered by DIS flagDamco moves from Copenhagen to The HagueSuppliers and shipyards call for better access to capitalShipowners: EU sulfur requirements pose major challengesBimco: It pays off to pay more for ECO shipsFearnley: Price war erupts on Asia-EuropeSmall carriers ask for public financingAnalyst: Price discipline ready to collapseMaersk Line: Prices unstable and under pressureDFDS pulls plug on newbuildings at P+SMaersk: Are social media worth the costs?7 maritime representatives on Danish top-100Suppliers: Shipping climate targets favor newbuildingsDoubts raised over the economy of new maritime strategy for DenmarkRates between China and Europe continue to dropPrivate equity firms show increased interest in German shippingMedia: Shipping minister leaves Danish government Danish bank: Maersk Line is looking at a bad fall seasonMedia: Price war not an option for SmedegaardSeaIntel: Container transport to emerging markets is decliningDanish Ports: We can produce the most jobsUnions gathering as port strike approachesKnud E. Hansen wants to get ahead of the shipping companiesMedia: Seadrill considers leaving NorwayPlatou Markets: Maersk Line will turn a profit in 2012 and 2013Evergreen could ruin Maersk Line reboundEU focus on climate requirements for old shipsDanish Ship Register full of special rules for foreign shipownersStatoil: The oil industry faces painful changesAlphaliner: Much uncertainty about 2012 as wholeDanish tonnage taxation too high in 2001-2006Global Ports: Russian outlook ”extremely promising” Invest in Denmark: Potential of blue industry not metMaersk receives transparency awardNew DFDS contracts with two leading logistics companiesShipping business confidence hits rock bottomJ. Lauritzen hires Norden executiveJ. Poulsen not impressed with Danish weapons codeWar veterans retrained for offshoreGlobal Risk Management to compete in AmericaUSA and China in first coordinated pirate actionDrewry: Pacific Ocean rates increaseMedia: Maersk Tankers contemplating sale of BroströmMaersk Tankers sell off part of BroströmMaersk Drilling wins $100 million contractMaersk Tankers CEO: Maersk Tankers is considering further sell-offsMore ships in the Baltic increases risk of oil pollution Broken price discipline prompts new rate drop on Asia-EuropeOil association warns against increased oil taxationAnalysts: World economy is stabilisingSeaIntel: Carriers should monitor online exposureAnalysts: Sale of Broström vessels costly for MaerskDrewry: Ports' value not reflected in share pricesUncertainty about Chinese VLCC poolThe offshore sector criticizes the EU for interfering with safety requirementsAlphaliner: Shipowners locked in a fight for market sharesFor former Maersk Line executive, the dream starts nowMaersk Drilling wants to work the Arctic all year roundSwedish port conflict could impact DFDS departuresOW Bunker launches new fuel quality standardsMaersk Drilling got the first permission after Deepwater HorizonMaersk Head of Group HR causes anger among employeesDFDS establishes joint venture and new business unitMaersk Drilling: No new investments before 2013Wrist confident about acquittal in market dominance caseDrewry reprimands the shipping companiesNordea believes in a comeback for shipping from 2013 Food industry expresses regret for Maersk Line reefer rate hikeAnalysis: Shipping operating costs continue to riseDFDS CEO: Joint venture will provide know-how of the French marketMaersk Drilling holds on to niche operationsDanske Bank sees rays of hope for Maersk LineLocal manpower presents challenge for Maersk DrillingClarkson: Ports constitute better investments than shipping companiesABB engineers to secure global offshore orders to Denmark Wrist Ship Supply now occupies global leading positionU.S. election, weather conditions, and international politics affect the Q4 oil priceFormer Transatlantic boss is the new Blue Water Shipping CEODSV expands in Africa and the Middle East through acquisitionState fund believes in a doubling of oil recoverySeaIntel: Russia in the WTO does not result in a new ChinaOW Bunker to provide low sulphur fuel from PanamaMaersk CEO: Maersk Line takes up smaller share in five yearsEU tightens accounting demands for oil companiesTorm reaches final agreement with banksAlphaliner: Freight rates down 40 percent since MaySeaIntel: Shipowners have not withdrawn enough ships from Asia-EuropeMeldgaard: Torm got the best possible dealAnalyst: Torm’s equity is still under waterDNB: The winners and losers of shippingMaersk sends open letter to Virginia politiciansNew Blue Water CEO: There won’t be a revolutionBanks could force Torm into fire saleSeadrill leaves NorwayShipowners: The EU climate plan could bring IMO into the gameNorden forces CO2 down with help from NGOBunker Holding expands loan frame by 50 percentMAN Diesel & Turbo eyes gas engine breakthroughThe shipping industry criticizes the IMO for hesitating on fuelLR2Pool confirms transport of Iranian oil on Maersk ship Critical look at taxes of world’s largest commercial fleetAlm.Brand: Maersk uses new openness to attract investorsDanish minister welcomes CO2 proposal from EU CommissionBunker Holding: Loan agreement opens up for major acquisitionsState fund eyes new commercial oilfields in the North SeaHR executives: Improving recruitment is a 2010s shipping challengeMinister: The Danish maritime industry must be climate-friendly Hafnia: New business models for pools are needed Maersk Line expands Daily Maersk to cover six new routesDanish bunker company opens in CambodiaShipowners disappointed by IMO hesitation on ballast waterDanish Growth Minister: This is how I’d prioritize the maritime initiativeTorm dismisses employees following bank agreementSeaIntel calls for less capacity on Asia-EuropeWrist Ship Supply competitor bolsters with new capitalLloyd’s Register does not believe in LNG as replacement for heavy fuelMaersk Oil to invest USD 1 billion a year in explorationsAlphaliner: Container shipping companies suffer from lack of consolidationGovernment support for two ballast water projectsTransatlantic hires replacement for Kim H. SørensenDanish Ship Finance: Container crisis might go on until 2015Debates on CO2 from shipping in global limboDanish Ship Finance: Dry bulk growth to slow down in 2013 Chinese officers in Danish shipping companiesDrewry predicts the container industry to break even in 2012Consultancy company: Often simple things that need changesUSTC strengthens board to increase growth in oil and shipsJ. Lauritzen raises USD 80 million on bond issueMaersk Line: Iran is about business – not reputationMaersk to test MAN exhaust technologyDanish Ship Finance: Bond issuances good development for shipping“A very, very good day” for ErriaDanish shipping minister resignsUSTC: We now match our major competitors SeaIntel: Maersk intervention on Asia-Europe will not sufficeDanish Ship Finance does not ”believe that much in China”Shipowners praise DK government’s economic policies OECD: Weak global cargo volumes in 2012German shipowners ask for state bailoutMaersk’s American dream port shows big progressThe von Appens expand in CopenhagenDanish shipping’s loyal Chilean connectionNewspaper: Iran to block Hormuz through oil spillBimco: Dry cargo flow stronger than expectedAlphaliner: Drop in Maersk Line market shareMeet the new political head of the Danish maritime industry100 maritime jobs from new ballast water systemBimco: Chinese order rumours shake up tanker marketEU proposal on scrapping of hazardous ships criticised MBA to improve engineer’s management skillsMaersk tears apart American port operatorAsian ballast water system manufacturers outshine EuropeanDanish company looking to sell ballast water system in NorwayShipping lending tormenting European banksNGO: North East Passage may have devastating effectsBimco: Up to Europe to save container ratesBraemar: 2013 biggest container year everEvergreen postpones 60 newbuildingsNGO demands similar regulation in both polesTanker giant in over its head: Worse off than TormDIS case on hold until 16 NovemberAnalyst: Banks and tanker carrier in trench warfareMAN loss following tax reformSeaIntel: Asia-Europe reduction merely symbolicBallast water test system almost alone in the marketShell Manager: Shipping must choose new fuel quicklyGoldman Sachs predicts strong market for new Maersk Drilling drill shipsOnly one Somali pirate attack in third quarterGrowth has failed in shipowners’ growth marketsEU: Global CO2 agreement will take timeTanker carrier in loan agreement with Nordic banksClarkson: European fleet records extraordinarly slow growthMajor Maersk Line rival conquers market sharesDanish Maritime Fund calls for more inventorsMaersk Drilling secures USD 694 million contract for drillshipTanker owners chasing capital from few banksMore ships avoid the Suez CanalNorden ship rescues 19 from helicopter crash-landed at seaNordea maintains major provisions on shippingOW Bunker acquires Bergen BunkersDanish shipping will fight state support for German ship ownersMaersk Tankers sells ships to Swedish ship ownerNordea CEO: Shipping will become a terrific businessCrisis-stricken OSG has chartered ship from LauritzenMaersk: Green requirements more expensive than operating shipsMaersk expects biofouling will be next difficulty”Will we have seen the last Dane on the bridge soon?”Maersk Drilling invests USD 10 million in simulatorMSC follows Maersk in raising reefer ratesThree maritime businesses among the Top 5 in DenmarkTankers Inc: Consolidation has not materializedStatoil lowers production forecasts for 2013Media: Outdated tax rules force Orca to sail under Cypriot flagEsbjerg port at the forefront of offshore developmentMaersk Line CEO: It does not get any bigger than this German ship owners want state-owned bank to help the industryMaersk Container Industry hit by reefer power struggleSeaIntel: Asia - Europe could avoid price war in 2012New Zealand alarmed by Maersk Line reefer jumpScorpio Tankers sails at deficit in the third quarterPanamanian agent to learn Danish shipping mentalityBritish authorities concerned about Channel competition Ports prepare rail networks for giant shipsShipping companies will find answers in Danish calculation model Otto Danielsen wants to operate banks' shipsDNB: Dry bulk recovery on trackNorwegian shipyards taken over by major European companyThe Brits could help DFDS by blocking Seafrance purchaseEmpty containers cost Maersk Line USD 1 billion a yearShipowners will keep a close eye on German financing solutionMaersk Director: Port of Aarhus can compete with HamburgContainer shipping companies improved reliability in SeptemberDanske Bank: The shipping crisis will continue into 2013KG crisis may break up German shippingDrewry: Rate drop spreads to growth regionsContainer growth in Port of Gothenburg – drop in ro/roMaersk Supply prepares for giant deal in BrazilSuppliers not affected by Dong declineProfessor: Carriers will be forced to share containersThe Suez Canal refuses piracy discountGlobal Shippers Forum: Reefer increases must be justifiedTransatlantic increases earningsNorwegians appraise Sverdrup-share at 10 billion NOKMaersk analysts: Continued pitfalls despite bright spots aheadShipping’s never-ending story of environmental demandsEU countries tone down sanctions in new scrapping regulationSeaIntel: Carriers "hide” deployment of large shipsStatoil to dismiss 700 employeesMaersk Line rival considerably more reliableGRM: American election will not affect oil pricesThe race among the world’s biggest ships beginsMaersk releases oil numbers earlyHempel benefits from new antifouling requirementsMassive interest in soldiers retrained for offshoreNykredit expects millions in Maersk Line profitsDanish government postpones two offshore wind mill parksMAN wins first dual-fuel order for new gas tankerStruggling Torm hit by tough marketsHurricane Sandy lifts Torm’s rates significantlyWhy shipowners hesitate on new environmental requirementsTorm CEO: Many unanswered questions regarding eco-shipsSubcontractors should be careful with Chinese shipyardsMaersk Chairman: We’re not earning enoughIndian bureaucracy slows down APM TerminalsBritish court: Pirate attacks are shipowners’ responsibilityNordea: Shipping benefits from elections in the US and ChinaAnalysis: Tank rebound after Hurricane Sandy subsidesPlatou: South Korean nuclear uncertainty could help LNGMaersk Group delivers a USD 933 million surplus in Q3Maersk considering divestment of FPSOs to customersAnalysts: Good signs not enough to improve the tanker marketMaersk Tankers suffers loss of USD 277 millionTorm fleet increases despite major cost savingsTeekay: ECO-design beats retrofit on gainsSeaIntel: Container rates disastrous for the shipping companiesStena Weco headed toward first profitsStatoil gets 200 applications a dayMaersk prepares for new ChinaDanish Minister wants to discuss framework conditions with shipownersDannebrog CEO swore he would never become a shipownerStena Weco establishes new tanker carrier in SingaporeProfessor: No doubt that eco-tankers pay offDFDS and Swedish rival in North Sea price warAlphaliner: Giant ships will dominate PanamaAnalysts: DFDS under pressure in the North Sea and the ChannelMaersk Line has idled most shipsCarsten Mortensen: Scrapping forms a basis for dry bulkRamboll to double Norwegian oil businessAnalysts: USA as new oil giant could change shipping significantlyMAN and Maersk Line has biggest potential for environmental exportAnalysts: 2012 is a phenomenal record year for scrappingTanker shipping company OSG files for protection from creditorsClipper establishes new multi-purpose pool with three shipping companiesThe shipping crisis could claim biggest victim yetThe North Sea weighs down DFDS’ resultsMaersk: Shipping faces five major CSR challengesAPM Terminals CEO: Annual global container growth of 5-6 percentSubsea 7 secures historical Norwegian contractAnalyst: OSG reflects tanker market’s underlying problemsDanish backing to a leaner and more efficient IMONewspaper: New J. Lauritzen CEO named2012 Torm loss set to grow by USD 150 millionCourt: Maersk Drilling infringed competitor’s patentNew Lauritzen CEO: Have to wait for improvement in bulkStatoil threatens to leave NorwayDFDS CEO: Gothenburg is crucial to DFDSDFDS issues ultra short deadline to P+S Werften Media: ECO ship orders could prolong tanker crisisNew anti piracy standard ready soonNorden believes in 25 percent savings from ECO shipsMaersk Tankers sells entire Handygas fleetDFDS: Weak European economy could last another four yearsAPM Terminals wants to build mega-port in NigeriaAlphaliner: Container market imbalance will not end before 2014Maersk Tankers CEO: We are still open to a solid offerAlfa Laval: Thousands of ships will install smoke cleaning systemsAlfa Laval: 35,000 ships in need of ballast water systemsAnalyst: Eco ships will force down ship valuesWhy the Russians left Maersk LineNova Tankers: Two months of positive VLCC rates aheadDFDS: New acquisitions within the next half-yearDanish Energy Agency lowers 2012 oil production forecastSeaIntel: Mediterranean collapse has now spread to all of EuropeOwner of Otto Danielsen: Denmark has no more to offerMCI in Chilean collaboration to bring more fruit to EuropeTschudi Shipping wants to expand in Russia and the ArcticBanks have unsecured loans worth billions in struggling OSGAnalysts: The pitfalls of private equity fundsP+S Werften: We intend to finish DFDS shipsForce Technology makes major research investmentMaersk analysts: Container rate drop surprisingly bigPlatou Markets: MR tanker rates increasingLofoten oil extraction to create 37,000 new jobsDynamar: Reefer shrinks to 60 percent in 2020Norske Veritas: 2,000 new ships entering market each yearCompetitors copied Maersk Line reefer rate increaseBoskalis offer for Dutch-based DockwiseDutch shipyard steps up focus on Norwegian offshore ordersMaersk Line: We lose money on low ratesNorwegian Government to allow oil activities at LofotenMajor collisions mean higher insurance premiums in 2013Alphaliner: Maersk container business part of tactical playWelltec after five years of booming activity: Where’s the crisis?Clarkson Research paints a bleak picture of the container marketMAN is having a hard time keeping up with the retrofit marketThome considers opening branch in CopenhagenWelltec CEO: How can you not be proud?NGO to EU: Prioritize European scrappingNorwegian oil rigs will be scrapped in FrederikshavnNorwegian oil industry’s nightmare: Not enough bright mindsMAN: 60 percent of our development concerns the environmentDeutsche Bank: Painful consolidation awaits Asian shipyardsThe shipping crisis keeps MAN’s development even in 2013Should the bankruptcy of German shipyard have been spotted in 2010?Importers benefit from absent rate hike on Asia-EuropeSeaIntel: Shipowners could save millions on shorter port callsFrontline believes in better tank market in the fourth quarterMedia: Iranian tanker hunted in GreeceMCI provides fruit with a 45 day period of dormancyShipping analysts: Container rates to remain still into 2013Stowaways expensive for carriersGerman shipping bank increases provisions considerablyThe VLCC pool Tankers International one member shortNordea: Atlantic Petroleum among the most attractive sharesSingapore attracts several Danish companiesReport: Promising prospects for offshore wind shippingSeaIntel: Shipowners increasingly similarShipowners fear that scrapping may be financed by new fundForce Technology to build new Singapore centreTrade union accuses APM Terminals of phone tappingAlphaliner: Container carriers back in redVLCC rates prevented from going upMCC: Intra-Asia growth only half of what was expectedBlue Water Shipping believes in the market for offshore windPrivate equity fund to finance ECO shipsChinese export bank offers new million dollar loans to shippingIs the EU piracy effort deteriorating?Royal Arctic Line says goodbye to P+S WerftenBillion-dollar Los Angeles Port strike called offThome: Singapore too expensive for expansionBimco: China will need more iron ore by 2013Analysts hope Santa Claus can help the shipping industryMAN on new contract: It's pretty much a new eraMaersk Line after port strike: It could take 80 days to get back on trackMaersk Line: We can save 10-15 percent by retrofittingRoyal Arctic Line will have to wait till first quarter for shipyard clarificationNGO: Necessary to regulate the Northeast PassageABB: Why aren't we using port electricity in Denmark?MCC disturbed by large ships on intra-Asian routesBimco: Small dry cargo carriers to pool resources in the darkTorm to call for general meeting in DecemberUltragas changes name, receives capital increaseNavy Commander warns EU not to ease piracy controlMaersk Line: U.S. economy crucial to 2013 resultsShipping company in danger of bankruptcy returns shipsStatoil in negotiations about Argentine shale boomShipping company in danger of bankruptcy returns shipsStatoil in negotiations about Argentine shale boomMaritime subcontractors betting heavily on growth in 2013Shipping benefits most from agreement between EU and JapanSeaIntel: Reliability is moneyMaersk Oil: Kazakhstan delivers first oilScorpio Tankers orders six new eco-shipsHistoric EU grant may impede pirate recruitmentBrits to profit from Marco Polo global PR effectAlphaliner: Globally, ports are not ready for giant shipsDanish Maritime Officers: Employment in focus in 2013Analyst firm: Depressing volumes for container carriersFearnley: Frontline will be strong in 2013Newspaper: Clipper in possible tax caseShipowners dissapointed with lack of Doha resultMaersk Line: Biofuel could solve shipping's sulfur problemsGrowth initiative deflates research center amibtionsWind mill ships will not join DISResearcher: The shipping industry fails to notice female talentsDanish government wants to establish new BA in shippingLibor scandal threatens London shipping dominanceNew Statoil technology extracts USD 3.3 billion in extra oilEconomist: Zero unemployment amongst ship officers threaten growthRisk Intelligence reduces size of high-risk area off the Horn of AfricaFormer Maersk executive in play for Torm chairmanshipRecruitment is the great challenge of 2013Freight rates on Asia-Europe increase markedlyGlobal praise to Danish shipping leaders following a dramatic 2012Transatlantic CEO: The industry’s traditions cost talentsThe environmental agenda for shipping in 2013Maersk Line: We haven't done enough for equality between the sexesTorm: Much to think about after pirate attackSeaIntel: Container market volatility increases significantlySuez agent: Shipowners' pirate security is intactSecurity companies: Shipowners are not cutting down on securityBidsted loses major revenue on bulkShipowners: Pirates moving to fringe areasIntermarine wants to expand its fleet in 2013Massive amount of scrappings in NovemberHapag-Lloyd and Hamburg Süd negotiating mergerGerman merger would create 4th largest container carrier in the worldWatch a Maersk container take a beatingStrike could close biggest U.S. ports in ten daysMaersk Line pays for retrofit on chartered shipsResearcher: The women and men in shippingAPM Terminals: Too soon to expect a strikeThome strengthens its business in IndiaAlphabulk: Vale-Max could become superfluousMaritime Officers propose million dollar education fundPort of Virginia prepares for strikeMaersk Line: We call in 13 of 14 potential strike portsSubcontractor in Northern Jutland ready for Norwegian rigsWindmill shipping to be mapped outNew Sverdrup estimates expected by FebruaryMajor Italian yard buys into Norwegian shipbuilderAsia-Europe rate increase saw short-lived successPwC: Shipping is in the midst of a tough readjustmentNorwegian yards have an orders reserve of 7 billion USDNorden: Education fund is a step in the right directionVale carries out $4.2 billion write-downSeaIntel: Much strength in German container mergerThe U.S. East Coast could close down in three daysIran conducts new naval exercise in the Strait of HormuzJanholt: We’ve hopefully prepared for the worstShipowners: Pirates back on the EU agendaStatoil expands in BrazilNGO: Shipping emissions is our top concernSurvey: Growing confidence within the shipping industryShipping doctors with offshore specialty are in demandWill Fredriksen be rid of Hapag-Lloyd?Korean shipping giants collaborate on major eco-savingsDanske Bank relieves Erria of its debt obligationsNGO: Accident rate in shipbreaking is alarmingWestcon in new shipyard deal in NorwayHong Kong preparing strict environmental requirements for shipowners2012 a good stock year for almost all shipping companiesEU scrapping requirements nearing approvalAlphaliner: Historically volatile container ratesThe DFDS share lost more than one fourth of its value in 2012Clipper increases capital and changes the boardMaersk Line: We need equal terms regarding the environmentBimco: 2013 will be a global turning pointErria becomes the Danish branch of TeekayThai shipping company establishes business in DenmarkShipping affected by diplomatic crisis between South Korea and JapanBank: Dry bulk set to improve in the years to comeNew Thoresen Manager: A very speedy processMaersk CEO: Calm in the USA and Europe in 2013Australian port in iron ore boomMSC invests in major Lithuanian portMaersk Line may profit much from reefer increaseSeaIntel: Follow EU carrier scrutiny Baltic Sea tanker market very volatileNew partners to help ensure sustainable shippingTorm product tanker to exit crisis firstShipowners: Nigeria new piracy centreKuwaiti shipping company wants Triple-E’sHeavy Chinese oil hunger growth in 2013NGO: Major holes in EU scrapping proposalGolden year for offshore investments in sightDenmark: Controlling scrapping will be difficultNorwegian yards feeling the pressure from AsiaShipowners: Environmental criticism completely misses the pointEnvironmental NGO dissapointed by Danish shippingMaersk Chairman defends stock optionsEnvironmental spokesman: EU scrapping fund will be flag neutralAnalysts: Piracy more complex in NigeriaNew Torm Chairman has complete faith in senior managementEU support for scrapping fundShipcraft: New corporate structure following hostage situationProduct tank doubles revenue on the AtlanticFritz Ganzhorn: The goal is influenceSeaIntel: Container carriers are becoming increasingly reliableShipcraft: Difficult time for hostages and loved onesDanish shipowners may choose lobbyist as new executiveFurther Clipper Group sales aheadDanish Shipowners in search of new Director GeneralRates on Asia-Europe in solid increase Ramboll Oil & Gas gets a share in major Norwegian projectRisk Intelligence hires former Maersk ExecutiveBBC CEO: We can triple our businessNotorious Somali pirate leader to stop his careerSeaIntel: Second wave of giant ships beginsDFDS competitor steps up battle of the English ChannelP+S Werften to build DFDS ferries from MondayOldendorff outperforms Rio Tinto and Cargill on bookingsDanish ship breaker: EU must look inwardsFormer Torm executive new head of tanker poolBBC Chartering to grow organicallyShipowners: Retirement of top pirate may be part positive developmentSwiss MSC with massive newbuiliding programmeMaersk Line takes delivery of the world’s largest reefer carrierBBC Chartering faces market under pressureMaersk promotes its Head of Investor RelationsOrskov Yard's financial report 2012 a positive surprise for the managementIntermodal: Low prices create large interest in used PanamaxHapag-Lloyd and Hamburg Süd bet on new joint managementClipper hires new CFO and announces new Executive Management structureDanish wind mill ships have crucial advantageShipowners on decreased piracy: We need to maintain pressureHere comes the tax bill for Greek shippingEMS Seven Seas challenges Wrist Ship SupplyLauritzen CFO welcomes new corporate bondsFredriksen makes strong move toward BrazilIranian ships on the runBankrupt shipyards to restart buildingParliament adopts EU strategy for the Horn of AfricaSmall steps forward in port negotiationsEMS: We benefit from oversupply1,500 shipping professionals networking in CopenhagenUncertainty about five missing Statoil employees in AlgeriaNew Maersk executive predicts tanker collapses in 2013Danish opposition: Must strengthen maritime competitivenessSeaIntel: Common rate jump could be common senseRecord volume passed through Gothenburg in 2012Oil Gas Denmark: What kind of employees do we need?Shipowners: No special arrangement on Greenland, pleaseMaersk Line: Daily Maersk supports negotiationsAlphaliner: Massive drop in demand kicks inSwedish maritime action plan under fireLimited growth possibilities for Swedish shippingEvergas in purchase of a series of LNG shipsMonjasa signs agreement with Port of Skagen on tank storageThe new Greek shipping taxationNorth Sea RoRo: We gain market sharesPlatou: Weak volumes may affect Maersk LineAuditor-General criticises Dong investment programmeEvergas contract opens for new American marketNovenco signs largest offshore contract everMaersk and Norden partner up with CBSOW Bunker launches Nordic networkEuropean ports sceptical of EU LNG proposalDanske Markets: Golden Ocean overratedShipping’s five biggest changesSeaIntel: 13,500 teu is new standardCBS unites maritime research and education in new centre Grontmij: Growing interest in ship designWärtsila profits from offshore ordersMaersk Line raises CO2 emission targetShipowner support to EU LNG planShipping minister: DIS and tonnage taxes are crucialMartin Stopford: The shipping recovery is postponed to 2015Shipping company websites full of embarrassing errorsChilean container carrier in drastic turnaroundScrapping cannot keep pace with new dry bulk shipsThe military scales up presence at SuezAlphaliner: Shipowners to face heavy headwind in 2013Scorpio tankers expects weak result in 2012Lawyers: Slow steaming may result in carriers being suedBoom in biomass exportsPwC: Shipping wastes CO2 opportunitiesEuropean ports want EU to analyse LNG needsMassive interest in shipowners' trainee programsNordea performs major impairment on shippingLauritzen: Bio cargo must be doubled in the coming yearsGorrissen: Slow steaming opens up for a variety of legal disputesMaersk Line warns customers about potential port strike in the U.S.APM Terminals named as winner in battle of port acquisitionsAnalyst: Maersk’s Russian port acquisition under pressureShipowners deny legal problems with slow speedShipowners: We need to keep recruitingRates increase on the Suez Canal starting May 1stDrewry: Prices on terminals back to normalEuropean ports: LNG means huge investmentsSafe e-navigation in shipping – voluntarily or by force?New five-point plan to secure arctic navigation Maersk Line preps Gothenburg port for Triple-EMaersk Drilling in play in global race for drilling rig shipsExmar believes in the LNG market following $30 mil profitMaersk Group CEO: China is currently propping up the world economyMitsui OSK’s massive cutback plan may leave blood trailsNordic Bulk Carriers doubles fleet on North-East passageElectronic nautical charts present huge problem for shippingBP: These countries will lead the future tank marketHard-pressed COSCO attempts rate hikeNew suspected pirate attack off the Ivory CoastProtest against Suez toll increasesNordic Bulk: Irresponsible to sail north of Russia without ice classG6 alliance expands cooperation to cover Asia-United StatesDanske Bank: Old shipping involvements are a strainHungry equity funds target Danske Bank's shipping segmentsAlphaliner: Large container ships displace smaller onesChairman on the growth plan: A little also worksIntermodal: 1,500 dry bulk orders but bottom is reachedMaersk Oil: Algerian oil production delayedMAN Diesel & Turbo reaches 100 G-type orders”Shipping is a huckster’s market”City of Copenhagen buries maritime task forceEuronav prolongs convertible bonds by three yearsSneak peek at new Maersk Line giantsDan-Bunkering: Market not ready for LNGMCI tries to put pressure on European Commission The Emma Maersk hole will now be closedDanish shipping tycoon withdraws from shipping investmentsHanjin beats Maersk Line on reliabilityHafnia: More ships could help realize U.S. ambitionsShipping forms joint venture to aid SomaliaCompetitors go after Maersk where it hurtsMaersk Line's CCO will leave the company on May 1st Wärtsila defends its position as supplier of ship enginesMaersk Line: Drewry numbers just a snapshotSeaIntel: Customers not interested in shipowners' CO2 emissionsMonjasa moves on LNGDSV behind new Baltic Sea route between Germany and FinlandNorwegian offshore has 11,300 available jobs right nowContainers removed from Emma MaerskCMA CGM much closer to IPOMaersk Group CEO’s transparency strategy is a successChinese conglomerates hit hard by financial troublesMaersk: Not everything is relevant to talk aboutNorway wants oil research at LofotenVattenfall to invest 1.4 bln USD in offshore windmillsReduced EU budget affects shippingIncrease in transparency pays off for maritime companiesBarack Obama: We need modern portsStraits Tankers bets on North East PassageWärtsila to spend millions on new engines R&DBimco: Dry bulk headed for much-needed recoveryCMA CGM: Transparency is importantAlbert tests to improve Maersk Oil Norwegian Sea knowledgeAmerican ports applaud Obama’s infrastructure plansRussia establishes state agency for North East PassageRecord high container ship demolition in JanuaryNovenco: Change from commercial ships to offshore has occurredEmma Maersk cargo relocatedNovenco: The three markets of the futureDrewry: Young dry bulk ships to be scrapped in 2013Frontline focus on eco container shipsFinal agreement between DFDS and Stralsund in placeThoresen manager looks back at first monthDanish Maritime Officers: Young officers must take pay cutEU Climate Commissioner: IMO involvement in CO2 agreement necessarySeaIntel: Overcapacity on new tradesGiant growth in Chinese crude oil importsNewsletter: DFDS may benefit from activity increaseNorwegian yards disappointed: Lost 5 out of 5 major contractsRussian Maersk offices raided by anti-trust authorities1,050 offshore turbines in giant Swedish parkAlphaliner: Container activity growth halved in 2012 Norden in Shanghai management switchMaersk Drilling attracts competitor employees on social mediaUK authorities fear unfair competition on the ChannelUnifeeder up for sale Platou predicts a weakened MaerskIntermodal: Do mega ships pay off in today's market?Unifeeder likely to be purchased by equity fundDrewry: Sad times ahead for CapesizeAPM Terminals' Virginia bid criticized Maersk: Nothing to suggest illegalities at Russian officesXO Shipping delivers $4 mil. surplus in first annual reportSee Maersk’s nearly completed Triple-EGrontmij close to several deals on ice class shipsShipping companies: Transparency must benefit businessNew EU strategy to strengthen maritime sub suppliersMaersk Line profits 2012: USD 461 millionCopenhagen Business School places management team at the head of Blue MBAMaersk: Still skeptical about the tank market SeaIntel: Maersk Line has found the key to winningFrontline returns to operational profitSmedegaard downplays expectations for VirginiaStatoil to invest in new technology in 2013More business but lower profits for DamcoSeaIntel: 46 new giant container ships in 2013Torben Janholt to stay in shipping Risk Intelligence: Nigeria stable despite new kidnappingsNordea part of Scorpio newbuilding financingAlphaliner: 2012 results create new rate uncertainty Scrubber decision stranded in political chaosMaersk Line to invest in booming Saudi Arabian marketIMO dawdling may cost DFDS EUR 18 millionSeago Line passes USD 1 billion in its first entire financial yearMaersk Oil: North Sea taxation decides future investmentsNewspaper: Maersk Line drops the Panama CanalLauritzen presents USD 350 million deficitDanish Minister ready to solve Dong debt problemDUC to establish Danish offshore research centerA lot of confusion regarding soot in shippingNorway: We need 4000 employees for 18 new rigsDFDS hit hard by economic downturn and overcapacityTorm forced to sell ships and perform impairmentsFredriksen's Frontline says goodbye to NorwayAnalysis approves EU scrapping fundWelltec continues to growPort of Esbjerg believes in continued growth after record yearDanish Ship Finance profits up by 29 percentDFDS: Channel losses considerable and unsustainableSomalia grants amnesty to 959 young piratesDanish ministry: Hong Kong convention in place in six years Ecoships divide the shipping marketSeago Line: European short sea on a tightropeSeaIntel: Weak consolidation in the container industryDrewry: New giant ships force shipowners to cooperateFayard under pressure from aggressive Norwegian yardsGerman banks let ships sailChilean shipping company headed out of slumpUS LNG exports could create demand for 200 new shipsAlphaliner: First Triple-E named Maersk Mc-Kinney MøllerSeveral carriers postpone ship deliveriesMaersk Tankers CEO: 70 VLCCs too many New Bimco Secretary General is BritishMaersk Tankers to find DKK 1 billion through optimisationNorth Pole crossing possible in 2050Maersk Tankers decides against bunker surchargeNorden made 2012 deficit of USD 279 millionMaersk Tankers missed out on Singapore saleSeaIntel opens office in Hong KongGas importer VNG considers reducing North Sea investmentsSvitzer, Rolls-Royce, and Teekay in LNG collaborationStar Tankers to build fleet of 40 tankersSamsung cancels major order from European shipownerTanker pool in search of equity fund investmentsWorld’s largest shipbroker affected by crisisDFDS raises expectations following new agreement with SwedesExplosion on Nordic Tankers vessel, one person missingOil analyst: Arctic extraction can prove too expensiveForwarders: We struck a good deal with DFDSNorden close to achieving strategic product tanker targetMaersk Line: Tidy increases to succeed rate plunge 15 MarchCarnegie: March 15th will be D-Day for shipping companiesScorpio out shopping again, now for 30th product tankerDrewry: Sailing cancellations boost rates by 7 percentSøren Skou: No expected Triple-E effect before 2014Container ports not ready for Triple-E till next yearSeaIntel: Atlantic container shipping will benefit from free trade agreementNorwegian Flex LNG demands USD 300 million from SamsungShipowners: Necessary to fight piracy off West AfricaAlphaliner: New financing replaces collapsed KG fundsTriple-E route announcedMajor loan renewals distress shipownersAPL: Giant ships create “perpetual overcapacity”Carriers hesitate to install scrubbersNew technology: Vessel errors identified from landMaersk Line Singapore: 2013 will be difficultC-bed still believes in hotel ships despite difficult marketSuppliers: European shortage of MGO fuel by 2015Torm achieved a 2012 deficit of USD 579 million before taxesCEO: 2013 a huge step forward for TormWärtsilä to supply pumps for Statoil's new storage shipNew theory could explain damages to Emma Maersk Royal Arctic Line negotiating with major Polish shipyardNorwegian shipping headed for record year in 2013Fearnley: Scorpio with USD 570 million in new purchasing powerChilean shipowner: Denmark a major inspirationNorwegian shipping demands improved framework conditionsMaersk executive in board of cement giantTim Wickmann: 2012 was a breakthrough year for MCC in AsiaMCC grew by 19 percent on intra-Asia in 2012Frederikshavn Port tackles major expansionMaersk to sell off many smaller unitsMAN Diesel & Turbo: Great potential in high-tech monitoring systemsHere are Maersk Line's own pictures of the Triple-EEurotunnel defends Channel activitiesFree trade agreement could boost US LNG exportSeaIntel: Increased use of Suez reduces overcapacityDanish minister: Three objectives for maritime effortRussian Global Ports performs major impairmentLego dynasty disappointed by shipping investments Global Ports board: Russian market super strong30 large container vessels seek employmentChange in CEO at CT OffshoreHuge scrubber contract intake at Alfa Laval and WärtsilaFredriksen to raise capital on New York Stock ExchangeMaersk Drilling: How we choose shipyards for repairsUltrabulk back in black in 2012Frontline 2012 CEO: The right time for a new fleetSignificant growth in Blue Water ShippingICS: Green agenda will ruin a lot of shipownersNorden signs nine-year contract with American EnvivaDrewry: Cancellations will continueMaersk Drilling: Recruitment on trackNew plan in Ultrabulk: Ten more ships in long-term fleetAPM Terminals challenged by Egyptian unrestAmerican Shipper: Where shippers should focusGerman Dachser to reach record revenue in 2013Drewry: Good but not that good for LNG shipsEU: Time to stop talking and start actingB-Gas to renew fleetPlatou: Asia-Europe rates down by 12 percentMaersk announces new Asia-Europe increaseSuppliers show massive interest in the ArcticShareholders call off German container mergerDesmi steps on the gas after disappointing 2012Dane leaves CEO position in Dubai shipping companyChina lures shipowners with attractive financingNorwegian oil companies send major jobs out of the countryChina and Russia in oil exploration agreementShipping companies want piracy readiness scaled backFrench container carrier still struggling financiallyEsvagt: The market can handle new shipsDoor seems slightly open for German shipping mergerShipping increasingly confident about the futureGreek shipowners pulled more than a billion USD out of CyprusAPM Terminals: Disappointing decision in VirginiaPort of Virginia declines Maersk’s billion-dollar bidMedia: Greenland will slow down the oil explorationScrapping proposal takes flak from shipowners and portsNordic Shipholding chairman: The game is not up for Nordic ShipholdingDesmi moves production to ChinaSCFI down almost 10 percent last weekMaersk Line and MSC challenged in South America15,000 fewer jobs in the shipping industry in five yearsSeaIntel: Maersk Line retains high piracy surchargeResearcher: Creating more maritime jobs requires new attitudeDrewry: Container rates will rebound in second quarterMonjasa-breakaways behind new bunker companyGrimaldi to open new route on DFDS’ home turfUnifeeder opens office in DüsseldorfUncertain when deal concerning weapons transport will become a realityNew African anti-pirate code meets criticismChinese tanker is loading Iranian OilFamily fund: Viking is not for saleShipping giant to implement austerity measures following billion-dollar deficitMaersk: Disappointing freight volumes in March took its toll on rate increasesStolt-Nielsen disappoints following loss in Q1Fearnley: TeeKay in major tank orderNew shipping-director is a diplomat with international backgroundDUC invests billions in the North SeaClipper loses tax trial once againNew Unifeeder-owner is a shipping-noviceIMO: Difficult to make global scrapping-dealAuthorities postpone DFDS tunnel-decisionHong Kong strike is taking its tollNewspaper: Scandlines put up for saleSeaIntel: Rate war to intensify in 2013Singapore fund posts USD 800 million in LNGCrisis in Cyprus affects Danish shippingPlatou: Shipyards will have loads of orders in 2013Norwegian oil companies want to invest USD 28 million in the Arctic2013: A new spine-chilling year for the container industrySea Asia 2013: Mega-ships will not pressure pricesDemands for new scrapping rules to take effect in 2015New investors responsible for overcapacity in the tanker marketSea Asia 2013: Mega-ships will not pressure prices2013: A new spine-chilling year for the container industryNew investors responsible for overcapacity in the tanker marketDemands for new scrapping rules to take effect in 2015Raw oil tanker owners on the brink of collapseMads Meldgaard resigns from Nordic TankersRaw oil tanker owners on the brink of collapseMads Meldgaard resigns from Nordic TankersPiracy costs shipowners $6 billion annuallyDrewry: Carriers lost 700 mio. USD in 5 yearsThe Panama Canal: Maersk Line will returnInternational major banks ready for shipping investmentsSeaIntel: Shipowners in line for major profits on Panama Canal expansionPiracy costs shipowners $6 billion annuallyDrewry: Carriers lost 700 mio. USD in 5 yearsThe Panama Canal: Maersk Line will returnInternational major banks ready for shipping investmentsSeaIntel: Shipowners in line for major profits on Panama Canal expansionDanish Ship Finance: Newbuilding prices could plummet to 2002-levelDanish Ship Finance: Newbuilding prices could plummet to 2002-levelSea Asia: China poised for dominance of the offshore marketSea Asia: China poised for dominance of the offshore marketPlatou: Shipsyards will have loads of orders in 2013Norwegian oil companies want to invest USD 28 million in the ArcticDUC invests billions in the North SeaHong Kong strike is taking its tollPort of Virginia declines Maersk’s billion-dollar bidAPM Terminals: Disappointing decision in VirginiaMedia: Greenland will slow down the oil explorationEU adopts new transparency rules for oil and gas companiesEU adopts new transparency rules for oil and gas companiesIMO: Difficult to make global scrapping-dealFamily fund: Viking is not for saleMonjasa-breakaways behind new bunker companyDesmi moves production to ChinaEsvagt: The market can handle new shipsChina lures shipowners with attractive financingSuppliers show massive interest in the ArcticAPM Terminals challenged by Egyptian unrestGerman Dachser to reach record revenue in 2013Maersk Drilling: Recruitment on trackSingapore fund posts USD 800 million in LNGDrewry: Cancellations will continueChina and Russia in oil exploration agreementGlobal Ports board: Russian market super strongRussian Global Ports performs major impairmentFrederikshavn Port tackles major expansionBourbon sells off major part of its fleetBourbon sells off major part of its fleetDNV to shipowners: Change to LNG nowPirate analyst: Piracy must be suppressed through generous investmentsAnalysis paints gloomy picture of container shippingPirate analyst: Piracy must be suppressed through generous investmentsDNV to shipowners: Change to LNG nowAnalysis paints gloomy picture of container shippingAnalysis paints gloomy picture of container shippingATP: Maersk should divest non-core businessATP: Maersk should divest non-core businessTorm opts out of collaboration poolsTorm opts out of collaboration poolsTorm: Bank agreement limits our optionsHeavy lift industry: The market could rebound this yearSeaIntel: Container rates now in free fall CSAV made USD 313 million deficit after taxes in 2012Maersk Line: Difficult to keep the rates upIntertanko: Massive oil spills when bunkeringMajor capacity injection on minor routesFirst quarter growth for Kuehne + NagelDSV denies rumors about acquisitions in TurkeyNew plan for Philippine maritime schools to ensure EU acceptanceContainer carriers have lost USD 6.9 billion Drewry: Radical changes underway in Chinese shippingSeven new ultra large ships inserted in MarchGolden Ocean sees three good years ahead for bulkEitzen Chem: Shale gas could change the market by 2014Brokers surprised by heavy newbuilding activityEU continues review of Philippine schoolsNew network to secure Asia's role in the ArcticGerman state bank considers bigger loans for shippingMaersk Line threatened with fine for breach of contractIntertanko: Here's the agenda for the next five years Broker: Significant mood change in bulkConfusing image of Nigerian piracy dominates Maersk Line loses first place on reliabilityFormer Maersk executives in top positions at Arabian carrierWärtsila to secure revenue from environment and emerging marketsPhilippine mariners: Many maritime schools should be closedMaersk Line: Good alternatives to new eco shipsEuropean Parliament votes against scrapping levyWeak Yen creates boom in orders at Asian shipyardsMaersk CEO: Bad timing for Triple-EDrewry: Drastic measures needed to stop rate erosionMaersk Line: We will defend ourselves at any costSchlyter: Parliament fooled by lobbyistsChina silent on port call by massive Vale bulkerPetrobras secures massive Danish creditDan-Bunkering speeds up its growth in ChinaAsian container carriers upgrade with new servicesDrewry: major Swiss carrier makes move on South AmericaProduct tank orderbook stands at 11 percentLower Singapore tax lets Straits Tankers growShipowners: We're not lying about scrappingWrist sees strong growth in revenue and profitsDanish shipowners save USD 697 million on lower oil pricesDanish and Russian shipowners strengthen cooperationWärtsila: Evergas order is a milestoneAlphaliner doubts China as growth engineShipowners want to participate in surveillance of the ArcticRoland Andersen steps down as Torm CFOBlue MBA appoints first ambassadors Shipowners: West Africa may be too bloody for armed guardsNordea: Shipping market is stabilizingDIS rules blocking Evergas establishing effortsDenmark and Singapore in new research agreementErria considers stock exchange exitFormer Danish d'Amico execs behind new bulker companyUnifeeder raised its bottom line in 2012Bimco: This is where scrubbers pay offDanish CEO to head DNV mergerAnalysis: A lot of pressure on the banks' shipping loansShippingWatch is closed this Friday, April 26thKlaus Nyborg behind new equity fund in shippingSeaIntel: 43 percent rate erosion in six weeks calls for actionCarriers could return a lot of ships to vessel ownersAker Solutions got off to a disappointing start in 2013New pirate attack off the coast of West AfricaOld oil fields pose a challenge to Maersk Oil's CO2 emissionsAlphaliner: Rate war is real now, and it'll get worseWeco Group establishing bulker companyDSV: We've won shares in a declining market"Different nationalities is a major challenge"Blue Water Shipping wants to double its revenueCorrectionRambøll opens office in Northern NorwaySomali pirates release crew on Danish shipSeaIntel: Carriers are like frogs in boiling waterDanish attorneys benefit from shippingGreeks buying record number of bulk shipsNorway's oil will only last till 2025K Line back on track in 2012Danish government to strengthen maritime framework Red and blue stars meet in RussiaNGOs fear sailing at the ArcticThai carrier setting roots in DenmarkDanske Bank: Shipping remains under pressureShipowners hit by Costa Concordia claim of USD 750 millionDFDS confirms interest in ScandlinesDrewry: Giant ships will put pressure on the ratesShipcraft: USD 6.9 million ransom aided by private partiesNew MA course in CSR to prevent corruptionDanske Bank: Bad quarter for Norwegian shippingMAN Diesel & Turbo: We'll be bigger in ChinaBroker: USD 1.1 billion overprice on Maersk Line's Triple-EGerman shipping needs to find new friendsOdfjell signs final agreement with equity fundHSH Nordbank: Commerzbank exit came as a shockThomas Thune: Lloyd's Register is ready for battleHansa Heavy Lift wants to double its businessShipowners: More foreign ships should be operated from DenmarkRecord number of container ships scrapped this yearMaersk Line's Triple-E on displayJesper Praestensgaard leaves Hapag-LloydGreeks going after German ships from wrecked KG fundsTorm CEO: We're on the right trackGerman shipowners: New environmental requirements are completely unrealisticTriple-E faces first real testShipcraft case triggers new scrutiny of rulesd'Amico quarter results point to improvements in product tankOcean freight puts Swiss logistics group back in blackUltrabulk continues significant fleet renewalDanish candidacy for IMO seatAggressive Korean yards replacing ships with offshore Container exports down in MarchTeekay reduces deficit in 1st quarterMAN opens new branches in ChinaNordic Tankers: No profit before 2014HSH Nordbank: Always money for the right projectsShipping bank points to the biggest trends in the futureSeaIntel: Price war coming to an end Maersk Mc-Kinney Moeller accepted into maritime Hall of FameEquity fund to Nordic Tankers: Be efficient and expand!Major investor: We specialize in nervousnessAlphaliner: Maersk pays a high price to be first moverSmall container vessels hit hard by German KG collapseShipyards have gone from the abyss to a soft landingEurotunnel struggling to maintain Channel ferriesMaersk Line gets a discount on Triple-ERobert Uggla: Svitzer must deliver better resultsHapag-Lloyd expects positive 2013Carsten Mortensen maintains eco-ship investmentsLloyd Fonds: Shipping must become more sophisticatedNorway fears multi-million dollar scandal in the oil industrySingapore carrier will get 14 new ships in 2013Moody's: Global shipping faces three challengesThreat to German shipping: Brain drainDramatic IMO meeting postpones limits on NOx and ballast water MSC increases its revenue from Northern EuropeAsia secures foothold in the Arctic CouncilLocal markets shrinking for Germany's biggest brokerMaersk CEO: Price war on Asia-EuropeShipcraft fights back against Shipowners' AssociationRates down for the ninth week in a rowAPM Terminals pleased with its bottom lineMajor Chinese shipyard needs outside helpDFDS: Ban Eurotunnel's ferries for 10 yearsShippingWatch is closed this Monday, May 20thHere are the Triple-E's Danish subcontractorsThome Ship Management opens office in CopenhagenMAN Diesel & Turbo disappointed by new NOx deadlinePrice war forces shipowners to use more slow steamingBulk rates look set to reboundWilbur Ross: Shipping to rebound in 2014DFDS made USD 31.2 million deficit in first quarter 2013Read the new ShippingWatch magazine onlineIntertanko applauds IMO decision to postpone ballast water requirementsDesmi wants the government to fight for ballast waterChairman: Niche businesses more important to Blue Water EKF: Where are the maritime businesses?Ports: Illusion to think dialogue leads to more competitionNew EU port initiative sidesteps sore spot Fearnley: Unusual number of bulk ships orderedDamco wants to double its global networkWas Denmark taking a nap at the IMO's environmental meeting?Hafnia prepared to take over ships from the banksOW Bunker: The future bunker market is a patchworkRates on Asia-Europe continue free fallShipowners: EU port initiative is tame and unambitiousMedia: Lack of environmental requirements will put suppliers out of businessHöegh LNG disappoints in 1st quarterLogistics companies' profits under pressureMedia: Danish minister ready to fight black alliance in shippingJ. Lauritzen: You can't perform magic in a poor marketResearchers: Too easy to become an armed guardLightship in major Chinese joint ventureIMO moves ahead with CO2 monitoring schemeMore fire sales ahead for CoscoAPM Terminals sticks to ambitious investment planWeak US demand could kill off rate reboundShipping giant hit by tax evasion speculationsGothia: Joint venture increases our strength in Nordic tankCBS developing international BA in shippingDanish Maritime Authority: IMO decision hurts the entire industryDrewry: The truth shipowners don't want to hearThome sees great opportunities in German shippingMaersk Tankers slims down for USD 1.7 billionRohde Nielsen sees big growth in salesGerman yards and subcontractors strengthened through 2012Falcon Maritime Group takes another hit in 2012Ships under Swedish flags to disappear in a few yearsMaersk Tankers begins comprehensive retrofit programmeMaersk headquarters surprised by Steen Reeslev resignationMSC secures USD 1.9 billion from port saleNorddeutsche Landesbank hit by shipping crisisWhat are DFDS's strategic ambitions for Scandlines?Erria acquires Maersk activities in VietnamShipping company Dannebrog Rederi back in blackDanbor wants to grow in Africa and BrazilShippingWatch at Nor-Shipping 2013Drewry: Rate drop could trigger demand for new contract negotiationsClipper's Danish activities made USD 70 million deficit in 2012Kim Fejfer: Global Ports investment will prove its worthNordana goes from shortfall to surplus SeaIntel: Rate plunges shatter faith in contractsEU’s competition case against container lines now two years oldDrewry: The three giants will win the Pacific container battleAlphaliner: No consolidation despite losses among container carriersSwedish carriers: We are perishing while politicians talkAnalysts: Shipowners on thin ice due to rate increasesAPM Terminals expands Indian inland services Maersk: Governments should secure enforcement of SOx ruleHess Denmark’s surplus shrinks ICS: Environmental requirements will cost shipping USD 50 billion a yearFredriksen's Golden Ocean bulding cash reserveUnifeeder-founder made fortune on bondsMajor Korean shipowner's crisis leads to more dramaViking Supply Ships: We want to lead the market in the Arctic and the North SeaDry bulk market tricked by Greek acquisitionsEurotunnel barred from ferry operations out of DoverWärtsila launches new version of eco-friendly engineIMO: Rules for Arctic sailing by 2016DNV: Damaging to postpone NOx requirementsDamco: We must be in Top 5 by 2014Record season ahead for the Northern Sea RouteEurotunnel: Now it's between France and EnglandCOWI places death sentence on free competition in pilotage serviceDNV expects major merger completed by October 1stDrewry: Solid developments for DP WorldKorean shipping group headed toward bankruptcyDNV: Gas will be the new blackJ. Lauritzen could face new Korean beatingWrist Ship Supply sticks with aggressive growth planThorco Shipping turns deficit into profitFrontline prepares for new restructuringDrewry: Capacity floods Asia-South AmericaKorea earmarks USD 3 billion for European shipownersBimco: Capesize market almost can't get worsePlatou Markets: Shipping market will finally recoverDanish-led Arabian carrier challenges Maersk LineClipper Projects merges with Thorco ShippingDanish Maritime Authority: Focus on CSR in developing nationsThorco: Now it's time to gather the new organizationCompetitors welcome Thorco mergerEx-Torm owner to file for bankruptcy following billion-dollar lossNordic Bulk Carriers increases earnings Maersk: Investment funds could drive up prices on terminalsDenmark’s maritime spearhead in Asia Dry bulk moving in the right direction”Corruption poses a challenge to the global container industry”Ultranav is optimistic about gas and bulk in 2013Intertanko: These are the tanker market’s troublesViking Supply Ships: We needed a liquidity bufferMajor DNV merger approved by South Korea and the U.S.Wärtsila borrows €150 million for research and developmentNGO exposes shipping companies' scrapping in AsiaMaersk family names the first Triple-E mega ship Aker Solutions aims for 4,000 new employees this yearDrewry: No rate increases for tank market anytime soonDNV secures approval from US Coast GuardStatoil predicts major increase in global energy demandDrewry: Fear of Russian dominance in container port marketSeaIntel: Maersk Lines’ ships have the lowest time-at-port GRM: Good news from Iran does not equal near-term prospects for oilDSV launches bond sales of 1 billion DKKMaersk: We lose 1 mil. USD per ship by scrapping properlySvitzer struggling with low employee commitment Maersk Line launches new alliance with MSC and CMA CGMMaersk Line: The alliance will provide significant benefitsNGO: Responsibility for scrapping should follow each shipSouth Korea planning Arctic routesNew major alliance dilutes carrier profilesNorwegian oil investments break all records in 2013Ten-year growth in wood chips trade expected to continueTorm terminates ADR program and delists in the U.S.Maersk: There is a limit to our responsibility for scrappingDamco: Major development ahead in Latin AmericaDanish Shipowners’ Association lambasts Danish immigration lawMaersk Line: P3 alliance will not affect Copenhagen employeesNordic Tankers names new CEODFDS: Authorities need to act in regards to sulphurContainer carriers under massive debt pressureTommy Thomsen choses development over shippingShipowners on visa proposal: Not good enoughMaersk Asia: Takes large share of the world's biggest container marketCustomers return to Torm in AsiaMariners must land in the airport before 3pmThorco CEO: It was time to move on from MaerskPwC: German shipowners will cooperate their way out of the crisisGreek shipowners threatened to comply with new taxationWilbur Ross believes private equity in shipping could doubleFormer Executive: Maersk could learn from Hapag-LloydDFDS withdraws from sales negotiations on Scandlines SeaIntel: Maersk alliance will carry significant advantagesScorpio wants eco-ships for dry bulk fleetMajor challenges ahead for the P3 alliance”Container carriers are close to being completely hard up”Cosco’s Captain to retireAlphaliner: New mega-alliance will stabilize container industryDrewry: P3 alliance monopolizing the two main routesEU scrapping agreement is readyAPL scrapping president series at AlangMaersk Line: P3 Alliance's key Asian port still in playNGO fears outflagging in response to scrapping rulesNo opening regarding work in government's visa proposalMaersk Line calls for strong EU stance on scrappingMaersk Tankers sells Broström SingaporeEuropean shipping companies call for EU fleet in West AfricaNGO exposes container giants as environmental offendersJ. Lauritzen hit by new losses - lowers expectations for 2013European shipowners will now have to scrap ships responsiblyWhy EU scrapping rules became a compromiseAsian container customers: Drop opposition to environmental requirementsEU: Time to put an end to pollution from shippingCompetitive authority looking into DFDS' golden routeSeaIntel: Rate hike will last through the summerCompetition office wants to see DFDS' agreement with forwardersScandal-ridden carrier made profit in 2012Aker secures major North Sea contractCompetitors will have to buy big to match P3Drewry: P3 will have huge consequences for portsEU: Shipping will help drive growthChina's shipping king retiresTorm's former owner files for bankruptcyPacific alliance will increase ratesMaersk Line has lost ground to the competitionUSTC saw revenues decline in tough market"It's time for the EU to ratify the Hong Kong convention"Scorpio in massive LPG ship orderUni-Tankers given green light to further acquisitionsBunker Holding will grow 50 percent in five yearsMilitary coup will have no impact on shipping for nowOW Bunker CEO doesn't believe in sale this yearDrewry: General rate increases not a viable solutionDFDS still interested in ScandlinesSingapore company senior exec circles slimming downThey said no to more responsible scrappingDrewry: Asia-Europe rates increasingSvitzer CFO switches to TormStatoil kept oil spill a secret for two yearsEU to change debilitating tax rules for shippingSeaIntel: P3 alliance will result in significant cascadingDrewry: Increased competition among ports in Northern EuropeKorean carrier facing bankruptcy leads to reduced capacityShipowners surprised by ambitious EU proposalOil companies pulling employees out of EgyptDSV has more acquisitions on the drawing boardPorts welcome Blue BeltAnalyst firms examine cartel banMaersk among the world’s most profitable companiesU.S. private equity firms hunting for German acquisitionsNew executive director to raise Rambøll’s Norwegian ambitionsCosco Shipping locked in deficit spiral Scandlines: In the middle of the saleMAN: Shipowners want to turn up the gasDFDS acquires Swedish companyWhy four countries rejected EU proposal for responsible scrappingEsvagt entering wind market in earnestPiracy watchdog warns against the Gulf of Guinea Shipping affects HSH Nordbank's ratingSeaIntel: Rate increase far from effective on all routesObama's export initiative won't change container routesKuehne + Nagel surpasses expectationsThorco wants to growNew bulb could bring massive fuel savingsSeaIntel: Asia-South America rates plummetMAN wins Chinese LNG contractEvergas and Solvang in joint venture disputeWhy Thorco made management changesPoliticians want to fight piracy in West AfricaNordea's shipping loss decreasesEuronav doubles deficit in first six months A2Sea: We sell ourselves on knowledge and experienceSolvang: We disagree on the strategyAnalyst: West Africa mission will be difficultMaersk Line CEO warns of new era in shippingTorm delists US equitiesJohn Fredriksen appoints new Seadrill CEODFDS secures major deal with Volvo Alfa Laval sees decline in second quarter turnover How to become part of the next major Maersk projectTorm axes dry bulk and dismisses Head of BulkMaersk Line tops new productivity surveyOldendorff: Surge in newbuildings derail bulk rebound MAN shipping consultancy pays off in ordersHealth issues force Lars Juhl to resign from IntermarineSeago Line returns ships to struggling ownerAlphaliner: Rate malaise spreads as overcapacity continuesEnvironmental NGOs on EU CO2 initiative: Business as usualGreek police arrests renowned shipownerMassive personnel costs weigh down IMO budgetDanish-South Korean maritime agreement comes into effectMaersk Line wants to increase Asia-US rates Statoil plans new giant British investmentMAN Diesel & Turbo: Booming demand for retrofitScorpio Bulkers buys new fleetStatoil disappoints in second quarterSwire considers establishing new business areaMyFerryLink has 10 percent of the English ChannelSpot rates on Asia-Europe jump Iran – a minefield for insurance companiesAPM Terminals close to securing 240 mil. USD deal in IndiaChina has shipping stimulus in the pipeline Oil company destroyed evidence of 2010 spill Drewry: Modest jump in earnings in Q3Fredriksen raises 1.1 bil. USD for LNG newbuilds Greek shipowner jailed on corruption chargesDanish Maritime Authority to grant MLC exemptionsU.S. longshoremen earn three times average national wageMaersk Line’s new partner in massive capacity boostHapag-Lloyd warns about New York and New JerseyDSV to make further acquisitions in ocean freightAPM Terminals hosts Indian shipping ministerScorpio Tankers wants more capital for expansionsTriple-E ships force ports to invest billions of dollarsDP World saw less activity in the first half of the yearErria looks set to acquire new Chinese partnerJapanese carriers made positive results last quarterEuropean shipowners call for EU piracy effort in West AfricaHutchison Ports result down in 2nd quarter 2013Emma Maersk sailing againPacific Basin: We outperformed the bulk market by 32 percentHearing to decide dispute on the English ChannelLobbyist group suspects Italian carrier of violating Iran sanctionsNewspaper: Banks preparing to sell TormNorwegian Rasmussengruppen owns 11,3 pct of NordenLowest US oil import since 1996 puts massive pressure on VLCCsContainer rates on Asia-Europe up 10.4 percentFrench container giant orders more shipsFearnley: New Maersk alliance could explain stable rate hikeDFDS secures green light for key North Sea agreementDP World: Mega ships put pressure on ports around the worldHamburg Süd more reliable than Maersk in JuneEvergas buys Solvang's stake in the companies' joint ventureDP World looking to get back on the Russian marketDanske Bank shipping provisions: a big fat zeroKlaus Nyborg behind purchase of German KG fund shipsSvitzer expands agreement with Australian coast guardUnited Arab Chemical Carrier gets Danish CEOStruggling German owners hang on to product tankMaersk consortium to use the new London GatewayDHL sees decline in ocean freight in first half of the yearHapag-Lloyd back in black in 2nd quarter 2013Carriers interested in Danish container softwareMajor French carrier plans 2014 IPOThese Asian ports are vying for P3's favorIran gets new supertankers from ChinaShipyard: Half of China's yards will be gone in 3-5 yearsDanish Parliament in favor of piracy effort off West AfricaAnalysts revise prospects for tank marketUS container import in July highest in six yearsBad quarter fades in financial reports for 1st half of 2013Shipping drags down Commerzbank results againSevan Drilling struggling against John Fredriksen takeover Danish shipping gets new ministerDanish shipping gets new ministerForeign shipowners hit by new tax on ocean freight in ChinaCarrier rumored to offer millions for Maersk VLCCsFirst photos of the Mærsk McKinney-Møller in SuezTwo new I-Star ships on the way to Clipper's bulk fleetReuters: Container rates on Asia-Europe decline againSeaIntel: Maersk Line outperforms the market on services "The dreams will be our compass"Consolidation to replace massive growth at SemcoWest Africa anti-piracy effort looks like a tough jobShipowners: Chinese grain demand leads to rate hikeNorwegian Dof Subsea awarded billion dollar contractThe race for mega ships is escalatingAnalysts divided on Maersk 2nd quarter resultsThis is how the Emma Maersk bill will be settled Axis Offshore CEO: We have to keep growingFierce competition in windmill transportation West Africa a greater threat to seafarers than SomaliaNorden continues ambitious investment programmeSaade: Daily Maersk will become part of P3 allianceConstruction on Panama-competitor to begin in 2014Maersk Line: P3 alliance deadline is ambitiousMaersk Line: P3 will have one joint reliabilityVale's profits took a dive in the 2nd quarterTorm makes USD 30 million deficit in 2nd quarterPlatou expects USD 200 million Maersk Line deficitAPM Terminals sells German terminal Boskalis expects record result for 2013 as a wholeA peek at the meetings between Maersk, MSC, and CMA CGMTorm negotiating with new investorsMassacre in Egypt could limit Suez servicesJ. Lauritzen expects USD 310-340 million deficit for 2013 Maersk Line increases expectations for 2013Maersk establishes new core business unitTank ship orders headed toward five-year recordSmedegaard outlines the new Maersk J. Lauritzen: We'll survive without new outside capitalChinese shipyards fighting to surviveUltrabulk performs well in difficult marketSeaIntel: P3 alliance will be immensely strongDamco expects 4th quarter improvementGolden Stena Weco: We'll double our fleetThe Lauritzen Foundation still has faith in J. Lauritzen "Shortage of offshore workers is a global problem"Clipper Group considers more eco newbuildingsUltrabulk: The strategy works - we're sticking to itMaersk Line closing weak routesDenmark ready for new North Sea bidding roundAsian shipowners: Beach scrapping is necessaryRubicon CEO: I don't need the prestigeStraits Tankers: 50 percent growth is not enoughNGO disagrees strongly with Asian shipownersHapag-Lloyd closer to IPOTorm beats its competitors on operating profitsReport: Ship management in Denmark must be strengthenedOW Bunker: The US market is changing rapidlyDFDS wins battle of the North SeaNiels Smedegaard: Bloodbath on the English ChannelFrontline 2012 and Stolt-Nielsen in massive gas collaborationMega ships will be the biggest challenge for portsDVB: VLGC prices look promisingAlfa Laval: DFDS scrubber decision importantCodan has lost its special status at MaerskDanish Ship Finance sees profits declineTransatlantic to create new major Baltic ro-ro playerGolden Ocean result improved significantlyOdfjell surpassed expectationsShanghai granted free trade zone statusAPL: We're caught in a mega ship dilemma Tomas Dyrbye in sudden exit from Hansa HeavySeaIntel expects improved results in 3rd quarterAPL: Approval of P3 will be groundbreaking for industryDrewry: Hyandai Merchant Marine in dangerous debt crisisChinese tanker giant a step closer to delistingHere are the world's richest shipping familiesOil consumption broke all records in 2012Fewer jobs weigh down Aker Solutions resultRussia increases presence on Northern Sea RouteFearnley: Bright future for Odfjell's chemical shipsCosco Pacific saw profits declineHalf of TCC's 75 lawsuits ended in settlementsNew terminal operators challenge the biggestFrontline lost USD 120 million in 2nd quarterNorwegian supply company indicted in tax caseSwire Pacific's massive Danish ships push rate profitsD'Amico in new major Chinese bulk ship order Arabian UASC wants to beat Maersk's mega shipsDanish shipowners: Decline in currency earnings and tonnage in 2013Per Gullestrup retires from Clipper GroupMajor investor Wilbur Ross about to enter dry bulkCMA CGM saved by terminal sale in 2nd quarterGerman bank: We're back in the profit zone UASC signs USD 2.5 bln deal with HyundaiMaersk secures new drilling contract for USD 137 millionDSV acquires foreign Air & Sea companyPacific Basin pursues three new shipsNew sulfur rules make DFDS shut down routeJørn Hinge: New fleet will strengthen us globallyGullestrup: Shipping has bottomed outGlobal Ports acquires major Russian competitorDanish Ship Finance has reservations about equity fundsSurplus of oil and coal could lead to new crisisAnalyst: Exaggerated eco ship advantagesSuez agent surprised by Cosco attackTriple-E gets high marks for economyStruggling shipowners rely on savings for modest profitsDane to head global bunker associationNew bunker chairman: 2015 sulphur rules are a ticking bombMega ship prices far below 2010 levelsChina Cosco's divestments so farAPM Terminals: We're leaders in the fieldNordea opens up for new shipping customersFrontline 2012 helped by cancelled newbuildingsDrewry: More container ships arrive lateMaersk executive to head major allianceThree bank managers control shipping loans for USD 42.8 billionMaersk through with the hard part of social mediaMaersk to sell major stake in DFDSWatch the attack on Cosco Asia in SuezDNV sees strong growth in revenuesP3 CEO: These are the challenges for the allianceSmedegaard: DFDS needed a higher gearingFrederiksen guarantees USD 200 million in FrontlineThe Maersk Group divests assets for USD 1.76 billionNew investments in Norwegian offshore for USD 69.5 billionRussians dumping bunker pricesWhy DNB and Nordea believe in ScorpioCapesize continues to boost the bulk marketDrewry: Shipowners' hopes for rate hike dwindlingHSH Nordbank: Shipping will strain us till 2015Hemmingsen: Maersk Drilling to order new rigsIntelligence agencies point to rigs as targets for terrorismDane named as new head of shipping NGOEquity funds behind Navig8s new product tank fleetDrewry: United Arab challenges the major playersAlphaliner: New mega ship orders trigger chronic overcapacityBimco: Product tank orders up 40 percent in 2013Exxon: Natural gas will surpass coal by 2040Hempel: New antifouling can save up to 8 percent on fuelBimco: Fear of terror at Suez is exaggerated Axis Offshore orders its second semi-sub flotelMajor DNV and Germanisher merger receives final approvalTomas Dyrbye aims for board positions after Hansa exitA2Sea: Far too many offshore installation vesselsFinland provides state subsidies for scrubber investmentsOil companies ready with USD 177 million for research center Norden stands to benefit from capesize ratesEquity fund 3i wants to acquire Allianz' stake in ScandlinesFrontline proposes VLCC scrapping fundStrong critique of Danish efforts in GreenlandRisk Intelligence: Al-Shabab no longer a threat to shippingWindmill carrier: The industry needs to specializeGigantic growth in the number of LNG shipsStena Bulk in Korean collaboration on Arctic sailingScrapping fund could put VLCC rates back at 2008 levelCosco secures offshore contracts for USD 366 millionMartin Stopford: Still risk of another crisisSmedegaard: Release EU capital for shortsea shippingIMO hesitation forces Desmi to change sales strategyRates plummet at dramatic speedsDFDS to save huge in GothenburgNew head of Dynamic Oil in DubaiDamen to build ships in the UkraineSTX shuts down large Finnish yard with 750 employeesBaltic Sea terminal secures USD 675 million for expansions18 carriers have ordered new ships for USD 34 billionEU court rules in favor of Iran's largest carrierVLCCs look set to benefit from LNG fuelNew IBIA chairman: Way too much poor bunkerDrewry: Carriers' bunker surcharges too bigNordea: DFDS profits gearing upInsatech: Carriers pay high price for bunker fraudOil companies to pay more in the North SeaCargill: Dry bulk set to leave dark years behindSwiss Re: Shipowners and brokers are laughing at usDanish bunker company struggling with oil fraudChinese refinery buys North Sea oilMaersk Line: China disappointed this year57 Chinese yards delivering no ships30 employees run the world's largest tanker companyUS Court rules against Lauritzen in USD 20 million petitionEU negotiator: LNG draft shouldn't be watered downShippers worry about new mega ships and alliancesUnifeeder acquires United Feeder Services Salvaging industry getting ready for mega shipsNordic Bulk Carriers takes the next step in the ArcticScorpio Tankers shops more MR tankersArabian carrier Bahri enters dry bulk marketPlatou: Libyan oil production could aid tank marketNordic Bulk Carriers save USD 80,000 on Arctic routeJ. Lauritzen: Top priority is keeping the market's trustBiggest boom in dry bulk since 2010Stig Hoffmeyer takes on new senior position at MaerskHapag-Lloyd raises 250 million eurosDrewry: BRIC nations still forging aheadStopford: Shipping is in the midst of a revolutionMaersk: Giant product tank order bookMaersk alliance leads port giant to divestHapag-Lloyd hires Maersk's CEO of Damco Unifeeder enters global Top 30Shipowners challenge new accounting standardsNorden: Bunker fraud easily amounts to 3-4 percentShipowners call for analyses of environmental regulationsMaersk Drilling orders jack-up for USD 650 millionPlatou predicts improved results for Maersk LineSingapore looking to eliminate bunker fraudErria in surprising exit from Uni-Tankers board Credit rating to improve Maersk's lending conditionsSmaller bulk ships starting to feel the booming ratesThoresen Thai CEO and CFO step downNorden secures USD 109 million for eco shipsNils Smedegaard: We are in a strong positionP3 will bring crucial savingsMoore Stephens: Increasing confidence in shippingNorden plans to grow via Indonesian coal ventureNewspaper: Goldman Sachs looking to co-own DongKG funds are the only ones certain to lose on Triple-EChinese container carrier shuts down all routesTorben Østergaard: New leadership necessary in struggling companyBimco: Regulations will choke many shipownersInvestor hangs on to Hapag-Lloyd shareMedia: Sale of Maersk's VLCC fleet enters final phaseEvergreen gets top marks for excellent timingBunker fraud leads to mandatory controlsLack of P3 plan brings overcapacity to the market16 nations come together in new Blue MBA classContainer rates will stay low through rest of 2013Stena Line wants to save USD 157 million a yearSeaspan picks up an additional five container shipsMaersk Line returns steady flow of ships to ownersKuehne+Nagel begins elimination raceYet another executive leaves Maersk companyHow Maersk Line secures its fuelDet Norske Veritas sells DNVPS to investment fundSvitzer set to benefit from fear of oil spillsFearnleys: Chemical tank faces two year rate increaseWärtsilä presents next generation of thrustersKnud E Hansen challenges the reefer containerStolt Tankers in black for the first time in 4 yearsOaktree Capital: Growing interest in shippingMaersk Container Industry: The slump is overKorean banks secure new ships for CSAVEU Commission approves tonnage tax schemeOldendorff establishes new shipping bank in OsloRussia blocks NECA applicationNorden: Significantly lower bunker quality in last 10 yearsSvitzer loses Rena salvage court case Maersk CEO new chairman of environmental organizationDrewry: Global ports acquisition creates major Baltic playerKjærulff's network behind new shipping bankSeaIntel: US container market leaves crisis behindMaersk CEO: Arctic container shipping a long-term propositionScorpio Bulkers reaches for the New York Stock ExchangeContainer carriers avoid competing on CO2 emissionsMajor Polish yard secures giant RAL orderTextainer wants to continue to increase its market share.Alphaliner: Maersk Line losing market sharesScorpio Bulkers buys 15 ships for USD 455 millionGiant American growth for Wrist Ship SupplyBigger focus on Sweden in Dachser strategyP3 has more than 27 percent share of US container marketDONG loses million dollar dispute to MaerskTankers Inc said to be interested in JL tanker fleetFormer Lauritzen reefer head back in the game Dan-Bunkering reaches settlement with supplierLow fuel price saves container carriers in 2013Maersk Line rethinks entire fleet networkCarriers pull out of conflict-torn SyriaOaktree and Navig8 establish new chemical tank carrierBlue Water Shipping acquires Swedish companySvitzer rival wins Concordia wreck contractBankrupt tank carrier plans to sue attorneys19 tankers attacked off the coast of West AfricaGreek commercial fleet unaffected by crisisWhy the EU will scrutinize new Maersk allianceHSH Nordbank could be forced to scrap 40 shipsShippers: Poor service and long transit timesHyundai to build LNG ships for USD 850 millionDeutsche Bank: Eco-designs will cut ship values in halfFormer Head of Bimco: Let shipowners dictate the ratesMajor logistic companies turn profits while carriers lose moneyJunk Bond status could hurt J. LauritzenP&O: The English Channel is back at 2010 levelsLauritzen: Focus on Handysize in the years to comePlatou: Shipping rebound right around the cornerNorway's new government is not done with LofotenMore and bigger container ships without contractsKuehne+Nagel increases profits in spite of low growthOil giant wants Russian bunker monopoly Somali pirate kingpin arrested by Belgian policeCultural change will boost Lauritzen BulkersContainer giant in failed attempt at raising new capital Kuehne+Nagel blames declining rates on Triple-EDanica White hijacker among arrested piratesLauritzen Bulkers president draws on Asian virtuesEuronav still struggling in stuffed tank marketGerman state-owned bank behind new RAL shipsDubai carrier doubles its Atlantic fleetMaersk Line's US chief steps downNew trade patterns to boost VLCCsGullestrup to testify against pirate negotiatorAlphaliner: P3 could trigger price warsFormer Torm employees raise multimillions for new shipping companyAnalyst casts doubt over Arctic routesUS regulations to kick-start Svitzer strategyStolt-company raises USD 100m for gas tankersThe complete team behind the new Hafnia TankersHafnia Tankers in the tanker-big leaguesPacific Basin expects strong handysize marketSeanIntel: P3 alliance will leave competition in its wakeMassive fire puts pressure on sugar tradeOrders for newbuilds are up by 86 pctJ. Lauritzen’s tankers valued at USD 300mIMO: Northern Sea Route the most important arctic routeFaster cranes to save port operatorJ. Lauritzen makes USD 125 million on Hafnia dealMaersk Line secures own key port in P3 allianceDesmi ballast water system approved for freshwaterWestern Bulk raised "only" USD 126.1 million in OsloSignificant investor interest in Hafnia TankersJ. Lauritzen: Fair deal with Hafnia TankersThe US slams the brakes on Maersk allianceNew EU scrapping regulation approvedEquity fund behind new ambitious LPG carrierNordea: Shipping moving in the right directionMaersk Line downplays US concerns about P3 alliance Statoil gets million dollar fine for North Sea spillFearnley: Maersk Tankers orders 10 product tankersFunds raise millions in Oslo for eco shipsHafnia Tankers Chairman: A declaration of trustShipping serves as leverage for WärtsiläMajor Norwegian bank points to improvements in shippingDan-Bunkering: New broker venture could go globalAttorney: Container giants challenge strict EU regulationEitzen Chemical CEO steps downD'Amico boosts its eco-design tank fleet againThis is how much shipowners earn on product tankEU countries to change Iranian carrier verdictBW Group plans to raise USD 300 million in NorwayTank carriers preparing for shale oil boomEU accepts US invitation to discuss P3 at summitMaersk Line CEO in play to head US portViking Supply Ships lands million-dollar contractGreek shipowners send the most ships to PakistanScorpio turns a profit and enters VLGC deal with DorianDSV made USD 90.2 million in 3rd quarter 2013Maersk Group names new CEO of TankersMaersk CEO might cause doubts about P3 neutralityDP world is getting busierHanne B. Sørensen: Growth in Damco is 1st prioritySignificant growth for Qatar's shipping and oil companyBraemar: The VLCC spot market is brokenClassic Maersk exec to head new business unitNew Norwegian bank believes in product tank New giant ships for the P3 alliance?P3 CEO denies disqualifying tiesDSV: We can push the price by USD 100 per teuGiant budget violations on the Norwegian shelfMitsui’s austerity measures seem to have an impactMoment of truth approaches for Chinese giantFayard: Fierce price war among shipyards Carriers hold their breath before 2014 contractsVale finally lands big Chinese contractDanish ballast water company expects explosive growthMaersk Tankers in major newbuildings orderMaersk Line CEO handed top post in Virginia PortNorwegian ships end up on Asian shoresScorpio Bulkers bags USD 300m from OsloSeaIntel: No reason to rejoice over ratesMaersk: Speculative boom in product tankDubai port disburser in strong growthUSD 360 million paid in ransom to piratesNorwegian Shipowners: We need to follow the Hong Kong conventionP3 beats rivals on reliability as wellJ. Lauritzen pleased with OSG settlementThe Barents Sea new hot-spot for the oil industry Torm makes USD 40 million pre-tax deficit3i invests 165 million euros in Scandlines Alphaliner: Keep an eye on Evergreen in 2014Drewry: P3 forces rivals to increase fuel consumptionDSV on P3: "We prefer free competition"Torm's long path toward a profitHere is the P3 collaborative agreementNew CEO for Finnlines after poor resultsKirk Kapital to find new consultant for tanker fleetPlatou: VLCC rates increase explosivelyShippingWatch magazineHafnia: Oil companies ditch ships older than 15 yearsThe P3 alliance: Here is an overview Carriers way short of lucrative reefer ratesMoore Stephens: Ship costs will increase by 3 percentNew panel of maritime economists on ShippingWatchIUMI: Anarchy reigns in ship insurance Jens Grønning new CEO of Eitzen Chemical Commerzbanks's shipping retreat in full swingEU fleet issues new piracy warning in SomaliaFMC chairman: P3-alliance is something very uniqueCosco exec arrested on corruption chargesContainer exports up 6 percent in SeptemberThis is Statoil´s exploration plan for 2014Jens Grønning: Eitzen is close to my heartClarkson: Far more new ships than in 2012Torm ship fends off pirate attackThorco Shipping expands fleet in tough marketDamco in exclusive agreement with the Danish DefenseSeaIntel: Explosive container growth in 2014Ocean7 Projects enters heavy lift in niche segmentCFOO from Cyprus checks in at CBSDrewry: Panama delay boosts SuezHapag-Lloyd stays in blackMoney gushing out of Cosco container carrierSix eco ships for new Dubai player in product tankEquity funds bring new conditions to ship managementHanjin confirms potential port divestmentSeaIntel: P3 just the first step toward consolidationMaersk Line makes USD 554 million in 3QNorden invests in five new eco-design shipsEitzen Chemical reduces deficit in 3rd quarterNils Smedegaard on how to convince USA about P3Danish yard candidate for Costa Concordia scrappingHead of IMO: Agreement on ballast water in NovemberSvitzer fined to pay USD 2.7 million in damagesEMS Seven Seas CEO resignsEquity fund 3i: Why we believe in ScandlinesAnalysts praise Maersk resultsEuropean banks axe shipping loansJ. Lauritzen sells 16 percent of Axis to HitecVisionDFDS' humble officerLow taxes could make the oil flowMaersk Line names new CEO in the USChinese container carrier declared bankruptUASC secures loan for mega shipsBoskalis expects record-high result for 2013Platou: Strong Navios VLCC purchaseDenmark to host new global maritime summitSeaIntel: 115 canceled container transports in 2013Consumers pay the price for US protectionismDong invests USD 2.9 billion in new offshore wind farmsVLCC owners expect further rate hikesWärtsilä secures key US approvalMaersk Supply Service increases profits significantly ABB wins contracts for USD 23 millionA2Sea benefits from wind order influxAlphaliner: South Korea's major shipowners in deep crisisScorpio Bulkers targets large bulk shipsStatoil accepts million dollar fineABB names new group CEOWärtsilä exits grueling restructuring periodMore efficient Triple-E's in the pipelineOffshore carrier secures huge growth in Caspian Sea3i's Scandlines acquisition approved by the EUDFDS increased profits in tough marketAPM Terminals considers entering multi-port servicesMaersk Asia sees "sound" 2013 continuing next yearFrontline 2012 divests eight new VLCC'sCosta Concordia accident hits Baltic Sea portsUnivan: Success in ship management takes hard choicesCarbon War Room believes in CSR as business modelScandlines doubts Fehmarn connection by 2021Carriers's reliability dives back downSpain appeals controversial oil disaster acquittalLauritzen Foundation could secure bigger returnsCBS and Singapore launch new bachelor in shippingMaersk considers LNG as new fuelScandlines picks up millions in EU subsidiesThis is your shipping calendar for November 2013This is your shipping calendar for December 2013This is your shipping calendar for January 2014This is your shipping calendar for February 2014This is your shipping calendar for March 2014This is your shipping calendar for April 2014This is your shipping calendar for May 2014This is your shipping calendar for June 2014This is your shipping calendar for July 2014This is your shipping calendar for August 2014This is your shipping calendar for September 2014This is your shipping calendar for October 2014This is your shipping calendar for November 2014This is your shipping calendar for December 2014Clarkson: Five nations behind half of the new shipsWilbur Ross' Navigator off to flying start8.5 billion dollar market for ballast water systemsSpot rates on Asia-Europe dive againArabian shipowners attract European shipping peopleThe shipping industry's dark conscienceEU launches competition proceedings against container linesWestern Bulk sees profits declineSeaIntel: EU faces difficult case against container carriersNordic Shipholding saved on the finish lineP3 partners conquer large market shares Explosion shuts down Chinese oil terminalP3 partner in significant declinePlatou: Iranian nuclear accord could boost VLCC ratesFredriksen's Seadrill hit by new rigsCustomers pay the bill for tighter sulphur regulationsAlphaliner: EU case challenges carriers rate practiceGolden Ocean in positive surpriseNavios Holdings in 3rd quarter declineTopaz lands BP deal for USD 100 millionChinese oil terminal reopens after explosionMaersk Line ready for aggressive change of courseAsian shippers join the chorus of P3 opponentsThis is Maersk's next wave of retrofitsUS port workers reject the P3 allianceChilean CSAV makes deficitHanjin negotiating with Turkish investorSeveral hundred KG funds are insolventSurprising P3-support from Chinese shipownersFrontline finishes yet another red quarterNorway launches large-scale collaboration with BrazilStruggling Thoresen Thai made USD 158 million deficitEU: New competition case will not affect P3 processSomali negotiator acquitted in Clipper piracy chargesNew Norwegian offshore venture settled inNGO: New financing could kick-start retrofit The Battle for the Channel will be settled next weekScandlines begins search for new ferry yardPacific Basin in new seven ship orderThis is the rule 14 carriers are suspected of violatingFrontline 2012 to seek 2014 New York listingBigger alliances could bring large environmental benefits Torm MR sale to Oaktree affects full year expectations Global Shippers Forum warns US about P3Billion dollar investment in Syd Arne leads to new oilHanjin brings in new CEO from airlineDanish marine technology for cruise shipsMajority emerges for ballast water resolutionRussia launches price fixing case against carriersDrewry: The EU has a weak caseOffshore wind energy faces steady growth ahead of 2020Japanese carriers to order LNG ships for USD 17.6 billionICS wants to split IMO CO2 negotiations in twoEU launches maritime toolbox forumMaersk Line confirms Russian competition proceedingsClipper to deploy three of four vessels in bulkMaersk Line increases distance to competitorsSummit on P3 alliance set for December 17thTorm could lose another 13 shipsRussia and EU join forces against shipping cartelsCompetitors respond to P3 alliance Japan allows automatic weapons against piratesFormer Maersk exec to head Russian bunker companyScorpio in new giant VLCC orderCourt releases Greek shipownerNavig8 and Oaktree order new chemical tankersEurotunnel wins appeal battle on the ChannelSupertankers reach new heightsNiels Smedegaard: We'll win the next roundIMO approves ballast water resolutionClipper's dual management on how to be two CEOsHapag-Lloyd talking merger with Chilean CSAVP3 worked with a Plan B for its launchIndian navy chief warns against armed guards Nordea: Worst possible outcome of Channel case for DFDS Reefer market as joker in container mergerStorm shuts down Maersk Oil's gas productionNo EU naval force to be sent to West AfricaUS postpones launch of new Maersk P3-allianceEquity fund wants to expand Nordic Tankers fleetScorpio Bulkers orders even more newbuildingsNew market emerging for security companiesOMT acquires Grontmij Marine ConsultingShipowners: The EU leaves us hanging in West AfricaABB secures orders for USD 180 million from cruise marketEU lends unambiguous support to P3SeaIntel: G6 in tough response to the P3 alliance in the USPoten & Partners warns against VLCC hypeNew Statoil discovery in the Barents SeaIntermarine sees opportunities in challenging marketOW Bunker: No problem delivering gas oilJ. Lauritzen wants to repurchase bonds Analysis: Container merger looks dead in the waterICC: WTO agreement lowers the price on ocean freightEU countries disagree on the Commission's CO2 initiativeShippers and ports warn strongly against P3OMT: Grontmij provides access to Chinese customersShipowners: Vetting is getting out of controlHere are the comments on the P3 allianceFormer Lauritzen exec joins top ranks of German carrierMAN supplies engines for new methanol fleetTanker: Record year for Suezmax spot ratesDNB expects significantly lower oil price in 2014Stena Bulk: No investments in 201419 Norwegian rig companies sued by their employeesSkuld's bottom line back on track in 3rd quarterStrong activity in new dry bulk ordersRates boosted for large product tankersInvestments prominent in Norden's new 3-year planEU 2014, a major challenge to maritime stake-holders Danish shipowners criticize China's scrapping subsidiesIntermarine: Further consolidation needed in multipurposeBimco: Product tank rally pushes deliveries to 2016Shipping giants introduce electronic contractsBP Shipping orders 14 product tankers from MipoGlobal grain production has peakedTsakos and Statoil in giant newbuilding deal Wilbur Ross carrier expands ownership and product fleetWhy shippers are worried about P3Johan Sverdrup expansion announced next weekNGO: Bangladesh ignores scrapping rulesThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchAlliances could revolutionize an entire industryAnalysts: P3 will dictate the Maersk share in 2014Wärtsilä secures key IMO approvalArabian terminal operator will grow significantlyDVB expects LNG boost from 2015Oaktree acquires 14 chemical tankers from CommerzbankEuronav sets sight on the New York Stock ExchangeTwo shipping execs sentenced to death in VietnamClipper: We invited Thorco to the merger talksShips of less than 5,000 dwt could avoid CO2 monitoringAlphaliner: 2013 sets scrapping recordLingering doubts about Libyan oil terminals Global Shippers Forum calls for increased transparencyNew visa rules could double Danish broker business32,000 containers for sale at EvergreenMaersk Line: P3 has no plans to sail fasterP3 summit ended without conclusionsHistorical change to Maersk ownership structureStakeholders in container merger ownership dispute Maersk Line: P3 to be launched last part of 2Q 2014Gazprom developing LNG bunker plant in the Baltic SeaChinese scrapping facility secures Hong Kong classification This is how much Norwegian offshore workers makeActivity boom pushes Oldendorff fleet to new recordDVB: Slow improvement for PanamaxOffshore newbuildings cut in halfThis is the P3 alliance's best argumentDid Russian guards on "Nordic Fighter" kill a fisherman?Danske Bank: VLGC on the cusp of new eraHSH Nordbank sells ten ships to NaviosDrewry: Two container carriers stand outGreece: Shipping is pillar of EU PresidencyDP World: Alliances hold opportunities Equity funds could make big money on shippingThe giant Sverdrup field is delayed Nordic Shipholding completes restructuring IMO Secretary General: High time for ballast water conventionThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchThis is what went wrong on Emma MaerskPort of Esbjerg sees favorable market until 2020Russian oil giant acquires Heidmar GroupWashington summit could become annual eventDrewry: Much to gain from German-Chilean mergerKorean Hyundai plans to divest assets worth billionsThree consortia granted licenses for the Greenland SeaShip values and shipping shares forged ahead in 2013APM Terminals signs new contract in West AfricaBillion dollar sale to save Hanjin ShippingHapag-Lloyd in new appeal to Hamburg SüdMaersk Line also announces rate increase for JanuaryThoresen Thai names new CEORolls-Royce: Unmanned ships moving closerAlphaliner: Big overcapacity of ships for at least two more yearsNorden: Growth is on the wayJapanese carriers fined in the USOdfjell's new super rig sank to the bottomTwo men arrested following fire on DFDS ferrySeafaring engineers earn the same as senior doctors on landHafnia Tankers orders four Handysize from HyundaiBigger pilot boats require more skilled crews"The best shipping homework is done on the plane"Chinese shipowner buys 20 tankersShippingWatch wishes all our readers a happy New YearGlobal Ports acquisition of Russian NCC approvedMSC behind biggest fleet expansion in 2013Svitzer in Australian deal worth USD 580 millionEuronav mentioned in relation to sale of Maersk VLCC'sK Line orders 8 RoRo vesselsCosco orders new ships for the first time in five yearsA majority of carriers choose marine oil ahead of 2015Statoil behind new oil and gas discovery in the North SeaHafnia Tankers' market value soarsBjarne Faber replaces Ultrabulk with OldendorffHackers controlled the Antwerp container port for yearsThe Panama Canal hit by USD 1.6 billion disputeAmericans secure place on Maersk drilling rigShell boosts its LNG businessDP World looks at investments in new regionsCopenhagen will be launch pad for fund's fleet growthMaersk starts work on the Johan Sverdrup fieldEuronav buys VLCC fleet from Maersk TankersNew crucial day for DFDS in the English Channel Fewer violent assaults on ships in 2013"Container industry moving towards alliance model"Maersk Tankers sale creates new VLCC behemothNew Swiss tax challenges trading housesScorpio orders 22 dry bulk vessels for USD 1.2 billionSeaIntel: Container industry can expect more cyber-attacksNordic Bulk breaks the ice on fixed Canadian route Braemar: Banks slow down VLCC scrappingMaersk sells Dansk Supermarked for USD 3 billionEngelstoft: Divestment a major step in new strategyPlatou: Maersk share could be this year's top pickEuronav sells shares to finance supertankersDFDS: No new appeal in Channel caseThe dream of a Nicaragua Canal starting to crackSmedegaard: Divestment to strengthen core businessesScandlines targets discarded ferriesOrskov Yards still going strongAnalyst: More Maersk companies could be in playOW Bunker in USD 700 million credit agreementScorpio raises further capital to finance giant fleetPort of Singapore sets new container recordAnalysis predicts explosive growth in offshore windGRM: Shale boom will not lead to cheaper oil in 2014Maersk Line revives SeaLand in intra-America tradeMaersk skyrockets following divestmentOslo-based tanker carrier orders third VLCCCanal dispute will be settled in AprilA2Sea wins big contract in GermanyDanish yards: Denmark back as shipbuilding nationNorwegian Wilhelmsen suspected of price fixingRolls-Royce wanted to buy WärtsiläThome Ship Management eyes 15 percent growth in 2014More than 20 bulk vessels detained in IndonesiaFrontline: Tankers will become lucrative in 2014Carriers risk USD 210 million in fines for price fixingWärtsilä: LNG will dominate container in 10 yearsFuel in SECA zone will be 50 percent more expensiveSvitzer invests USD 80 million in new shipsThis week's top picks on ShippingWatchMedia: CSAV will be a major stakeholder in Hapag-LloydSoutheast Asia still scrapping the most shipsSeaIntel: Carriers will cancel more sailingsOil Chairman facing punishment for explosionP3 just one of more options for CMA CGM Evergreen boosts its 14,000 teu fleet through charterFearnley predicts more golden days for VLCCMaersk calls for increased fuel controlMaersk has lost 26 companiesDrewry: Shippers' options drastically reducedMikael Skov joins the Clipper Board of DirectorsMedia: Statoil about to cut 500 jobs in NorwaySeaIntel: The P3 alliance resembles a shotgun weddingDamen opens new shipyard in DubaiEuronav raises first USD 50 million for Maersk acquisitionSeven carriers behind new intra-Asian networkThis is Craig Mygatt's plan for the new SeaLandStena Bulk returns to promising LNG marketSuez ship traffic not affected by unrest in EgyptHigh profile DVB exec turns to ship managementNavy to ensure Indonesian export banBP dominates Singapore bunker tradeEpic Gas rapidly expandingAn overview of the new SeaLandAmericans concerned about G6 independenceJ. Lauritzen sells three shuttle tankersSemco co-establishes new rig facility in ScotlandUnivan: We will manage 130 ships by 2015Norwegian oil grows - after 13 year declineJ. Lauritzen orders four bulk carriers in China and JapanHong Kong challenges ShanghaiLibyan rebels negotiating with oil buyersQatar deal opens big gas market for MAN DieselUASC plans to establish own LNG stationsCreditors take control of sinking ZimHong Kong preparing new sulphur regulationsPrice arrangements cost K Line USD 54 millionCosco to scrap 41 shipsThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchFearnley predicts Golden Ocean acquisitionCosta Concordia raises insurance price in 2014New G6 alliance agreement will only apply till 2016Consortium agrees to not halt work on Panama CanalBorder guard triggered false ship hijacking alarmWork begins on the world's biggest container shipP3 starts out with 130 ships, compared to G6's 180Torm negotiating with new ownerBP predicts significant change in global oil trade Another bunker company pulls out of SingaporeOldendorff opts for gas oil ahead of 2015Torm Chairman: Sale process still in very early stageCT Offshore under A2See managementGerman-Chilean container merger nearing reality Shippers: EU should stop special treatment of carriersOW Bunker in US allianceCosco had a 2013 operating loss of more than USD 1.1 billionMaersk Oil awarded new licenses in Norway”Lloyd’s Register still has some way to go”Euronav reduces deficit Carriers forced to keep costs under controlMaritime industry warns against EU port proposalSmedegaard downplays growth in container industryMonjasa preparing large growth in AsiaSulphur regulations cost Hapag-Lloyd up to USD 270 millionMore traffic on the English ChannelLloyd’s Register doubles up on newbuildings Hapag-Lloyd and CSAV agree on mergerIMO closing in on Polar CodeMCI: Reefer will grow 4-5 percent in 2014Maersk and Hamburg Süd challenged in South AmericaRisk Intelligence: Nigeria covering up pirate attacksStatoil preparing new giant cutsSteel production reaches eight-year highAlfa Laval believes in eco market in spite of slow IMO process Maersk still trying to sell unemployed drilling shipsZim restructuring outplays Idan Ofer influenceAmerican investors pull out of the North SeaEconomists: Oil brings revolution to the tanker marketConstruction boom in product tank will push rates down in 2015CSAV share plummets following Hapag-Lloyd dealThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchNGO's: Shipping ignores Arctic risksAker Solutions accused of insider tradingWood trade to surpass USD 50 billion in 2013Nordea: Tank and bulk face two-year upturn Russia wants to double oil and gas exports to AsiaGlobal Ports sees more investment opportunitiesSeaIntel: Major rate differences on intra-AsiaLloyd's Register: Yards building ships like in 2010Large container merger paved with problemsMCI wants to capture airlines' flower transportsExcel Maritime restructuring approvedSuppliers feel the consequences of declining oil activityMaersk Broker CEO in sudden exitRisk of accidents moving the wrong way for Maersk OilNorwegian company creates maritime weather gigantFormer Virgin Atlantic CEO to head ScandlinesNordea made 195 million euros profit on shippingWärtsilä axes 1,000 jobsThis is Maersk Broker's new CEOPort of Gothenburg sees decline in containers and oilMaersk Broker names new CEO in SingaporeMaritime & Merchant Bank to launch on April 1stSingapore adopts mandatory bunker controlMore large oil spills from ships in 2013Insatech: Control could weaken Singapore bunker marketP3 now being scrutinized by ChinaLundin CEO: First stage of Sverdrup will cost USD 19.3 billionSeaIntel: Significant decline in carriers' reliability Hong Kong carrier facing giant deficitDP World: We'll reach 100 million teu before 2020New competencies can be a way out of the crisis24 pirates sentenced to long prison terms in KenyaDan-Bunkering: Mandatory control just the first stepDong ready for massive investmentsGerman shipping banks fear EU health check Japanese carrier boosted by tank and CapesizeOil giant pretty much spot onTrade agreement could open for EU carriers in CanadaDP World wants more fully automatic terminalsDFDS buys and sells assets to French Stef SAThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchUASC orders additional six 14.000 teu vesselsP3 partner finishes last on reliabilityChinese shipyards benefit from offshoreMaersk Line preparing sulphur surcharge from 2015The US presents plan for Arctic shippingNorwegian shipping bank to raise USD 350 millionZepol: MSC grew in the US in 2013, while Maersk Line lost Record profits at Norwegian offshore carrierFredriksen dominates the Oslo Stock ExchangeNGO: Greeks and Germans top list of beach scrappingEpic Gas to strengthen gas fleet with Oslo fundsRussian bunker company has more opportunities in the pipelineHamburg Süd company in major Brazilian buildupSmit Salvage secures orders for USD 70 million in one monthStatoil axes 100 top-level jobsPlatou: Significant faith in VLGC marketEpic Gas wants to grow in the WestDrewry: Asia-Northern Europe hit by false hopesEitzen Chemical replaces banks with equity fundsWilbur Ross ready to stock-list product carrierOdense Maritime makes deal with MitsubishiThree shipping banks ensure Ardmore USD 172 millionGlobal Risk: Ups and downs in Libyan oil productionEuronav to acquire ships from struggling OSGConnie Hedegaard fighting for her CO2 proposalDVS running steady but still holding its breathNorwegian shipping bank hires former DVB headPanama Canal negotiations collapseAPM Terminals preparing Algeciras for Triple-EMitsubishi will boost OMT's license businessDanske Bank ready for new shipping investmentsEuropean growth could send DSV soaringMAN: It will take years to adapt the market to gasPanama delay could have positive effect on VLGCNew RoRo orders can be counted on one handExmar wins Statoil contract of up to ten yearsIndebted Zim cancels orders for four container shipsCT Offshore's fleet fully booked for 2014Copenship's revenue is growingStatoil cuts USD 5 billion from future investmentsLast week's top stories on ShippingWatchMaersk Tankers orders two new MR vesselsShipowners fear time is running out on MRV agreementRambøll Oil & Gas eyes Russian breakthrough Golden Ocean rearms again with three ships from 2012Dagfinn Lunde: Historically good timing for new shipping bankNorwegian floatel provider secures record order volumeUnifeeder boosts capacity in the Baltic SeaTopaz lands West African contractMaersk Line returns 14 ships to KG fundContainer carriers hit hard by Panama disputeHSH Nordbank eyes continuing weak shipping climatePlatou: 2014 will be the year of crude tankersContainer ship cleaning cost more than USD 18 millionNordic American Tankers lost more than expectedPrices on Panamax container ships plummetTwo dry drillings in the Johan Sverdrup fieldHSH Nordbank preparing to sell shipping loansMedia: P3 alliance headed for US approvalNord: Danish scrapping could have significant brand valueChina's Valemax battle continuesMaersk Drilling lands new contractICS: Hold off on ballast water ratification!Large-scale Stena Line cost reduction hits jobsMaersk admits going too far in US lobby effortConcept selection ready for Johan SverdrupLars Jensen: Far too easy for cyber-criminalsDFDS to stop operating on Channel routeHong Kong ready with sulphur regulations by summer CMA CGM strengthens efforts in AfricaBimco: Virtually all indicators point in the right directionPanama Canal needs USD 400 million cash injectionAker bottom line strengthened by Sverdrup orderCommerzbank achieves shipping reduction three years earlyBimco: Slow steaming will keep tanker rates healthyGreek shipowners in 2013 newbuilding boomP3 alliance divides US interestsWilh. Wilhelmsen benefits from more cars on the roadsThome to manage Nordic Shipholding's shipsArdmore doubles operating resultThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchOW Bunker delivers 20 percent growth in 2013Norway tightens security for ships off West AfricaThoresen achieved record profitNorwegian supplier wins order for 28 scrubbersSolid growth in Norwegian coating company JotunMaersk USA: Reform could change the marketDrewry: Heres comes the ULCV wave from the small carriersSomali pirates to release hostages without ransomMaersk ship lost 200-300 containers in stormOW Bunker: LNG will only account for 5 percent in 2020EU: Canadian feeder agreement could be ready in 2015Alphaliner: Lowest container growth in 15 yearsCosco and CSCL in large-scale collaborationSeaIntel: Chinese collaboration changes nature of alliancesBig growth for Australian mining giantExmar sells gas shipsMaersk is 500 containers short after stormArctic oil dreams meltingRickmers acquires Hamburg Süd vessels in joint ventureChinese collaboration paves the way for new CKYHWeak TC rates drag Diana into the redHapag-Lloyd enters Maersk homefieldHanjin to scrap 13 container ships"The bunker industry is behaving disrespectfully"G6 could get FMC decision in AprilTwo guards found dead on US Maersk shipSøren Skou: Time to celebrate Maersk Line´s 2013 resultSøren Skou: These are Maersk Line's biggest challenges Bulk carriers hopeful ahead of record-high soy bean harvestPanama expansion continues alongside negotiationsNew alliance settles in on Asia-Europe Siem Offshore reduced its loss in 2013Maersk receives permanent license in MyanmarThis is the G6 service planEU presents anti-piracy strategy for West AfricaDrones as new weapon against emission violatorsPer Sylvester Jensen new CEO of Nordic Tankers Hansa Heavy expands in South AmericaAsia boosts Skuld's business by 13 percentThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchFew Mediterranean ports benefit from mega vesselsFrench environmental organization to sue Maersk LineConcordia Maritime marked by weak quarterSeaIntel: The CKYHE alliance could become even biggerJørn Hinge: Alliance must bring clear benefits to UASCOil industry: Tax law threatens projects for USD 13.2 billionBunker company testing synthetic oil on Maersk vesselsImpairments hurt Rickmers MaritimeScorpio: Doubled rates in Handy and PanamaxGolden Ocean still confident in spot marketCustomer change boosts revenue at EMS Seven SeasFMC Chairman: Industry seeks consolidationThe past 18 years of container alliancesDFDS Channel ruling postponed to early MayYard deflects critique following broken container shipEuronav secures final capital for Maersk acquisitionJ. Lauritzen CEO on 2013: Certainly unsatisfactoryMalaysian storage facility to ensure Vale access to ChinaMaersk Supply Service CFO enters Maersk inner circleEuropean sulphur control still a ways offNordea predicts two years of growth in shippingSeadrill prepares for reduced activityAnalysts believe in Golden Ocean fleet growthOSG requests more time for restructuringShipping pushes HSH toward more state aidMaersk Line achieved 2013 profit of USD 1.5 billion26 people sentenced to death following Suez attackHere is an overview of the Maersk 2013 annual reportPacific Basin's 2013 result dives to a small profitFrontline sees better balance in tankSeaIntel: Competitors should fear Maersk LineThe EU wants to extend container block exemption China increases iron ore importDFDS made USD 63.3 million profit in 2013Frontline 2012 in solid 2013 finishSeven DFDS routes could be shut downDanish Ship Finance doubles resultAnother Chinese yard wants to build ultra-large container shipsBangladesh shuts down illegal scrapping for the first timePanama Canal settles dispute with Spanish entrepreneurThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchBattle on the Channel has cost DFDS around USD 32,4 million Panama Canal expansion postponed to 2016Kuehne + Nagel raises profits Record-high 2013 export of lumber to ChinaDrewry: EU will accept bigger alliancesCrimea crisis could be poison to OW's IPO ambitionsStolt-Nielsen to raise USD 165.5 million on stock exchangeMaritime entrepreneur back with a new project in 2014Boskalis acquires tugboat companies from Louis DreyfusMore large container ships on intra-AsiaFour carriers summoned for violating sulphur regulationsMaersk execs make millions by exercising optionsContainers push Port of Hamburg back to growthAnalyst: Statoil could benefit from Crimea crisisMillions for green fuel in GothenburgShipping shares soar on the Oslo Stock ExchangeHamburg Süd takes delivery of new giant reefer shipHamburg Süd beats Maersk Line on reliabilityOW Bunker: More than 30 percent growth in 2013Torm made USD 166 million deficit in 2013Scorpio Bulkers: Our 74 newbuildings hit the targetStrong critique in report on Filipino seafarersMeldgaard: No new ships for Torm without new ownersOwners of eco vessels make big profits by reselling Lloyd's Register joins Johan SverdrupFormer Torm CFO got USD 1.75 million golden handshakeRobert Maersk Uggla: It’s time for Svitzer to expandEU countries fear closure of Philippine seafarers schoolsRobert Maersk Uggla: Constant care is core valueGreek carriers in uproar about new tax schemeIraq back as fastest growing oil exporter Shipowners: Maritime security as part of EU aid programsBimco: China growth ambition good news for shippingRobert Maersk Uggla: What makes a successful leaderOSK Ship Tech believes in growth and more employeesEIA: Indonesian oil and gas imports increaseDanske Bank increases Norden expectationsCSAV reaches compromise in price rigging caseECSA: Sort out the sulphur chaos nowShippingWatch turns 2 today - see the photos from 730 daysThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchDanish companies fear for assets in RussiaDanish Ship Finance forces Torm to sell 13 shipsStock exchange watching Torm closelyRoyal Arctic Line makes first deficit in 20 yearsUASC exercises options for sixth ultra-large shipEU abandons joint stance on NOx ahead of IMO summitDrewry: US ports not ready for the alliancesNew Asian tugboat giant in the makingDSV to replace bank debt with corporate notesThomas Thune Andersen new Chairman of DongNorden suffered USD 48 million deficitNorden to gear investments in new strategyEU expects sanctions against Russia in a few daysShipowners meet Russians halfway on NOx rulesNordea sold its Torm debt at a low priceMaersk Supply Service orders new ship from DamenChinese container collaboration looks like a dudStorms create heavy congestion in the Port of HamburgWilbur Ross cancels tank carrier IPOAvance Gas aiming for Oslo IPOMAN Diesel & Turbo off to a solid start in 2014Special capital gain puts Nordic Shipholding back in blackEurope's biggest ports support NOx regulations from 2016ECSA: EU watering down LNG networkLukewarm investors canceled IPO of Diamond SRickmers-Linie pays US fine for breach of competition lawsBoskalis to invest EUR 300 million in 2014DSV: Bond sale does not go to war chestViking CEO: We are where we need to beAllianz: New mega ships coming in a few yearsWintershall will invest EUR 4 billion over next five yearsDFDS rival lost EUR 22 million on the ChannelGreenpeace: The EU wants to protect the ArcticEU Parliament abandons plan to liberalize portsCosco presents bleak view of the future of shippingWill Russia succeed in postponing the NOx regulations?BP: US is becoming self-sufficient in energyHansa Heavy Lift considers new fleet expansionContainer rates on Asia - Europe dive 10 percentAnother massive deficit for US tanker carrierScorpio sells seven VLCC's at big profitThis week's top stories on ShippingWatch DNB: Oil companies could reduce plans for newbuildings Greece puts Port of Piraeus up for sale Eurotunnel: Why we lost so much on the ChannelPort of Rotterdam: Stop state aid to Hamburg and AntwerpSeaIntel: Giant ships bring significant fuel savingsElectrolux: Alliances will benefit customers like usClarkson: Newbuilding prices at two-year highNew ships boost Topaz company's revenueOperating profit at Wilbur Ross' Navigator soarsUltrabulk grows fleet with five newbuildingsEU elections could kick-start deadlocked port initiativeHong Kong losing ground in Asian port raceIPO prospectus prices OW of up to 1 bln USDContainer carriers chartering ships at rock bottom ratesAnalysis: Ten-year boom in satellite communication at seaGSF has reported the P3 alliance to the EU CommissionMaersk and CMA CGM set to dominate Asia-West AfricaShippers put new pressure on the EU about the P3 allianceInsatech: Carriers pay 3-4 percent too much for bunkerHapag-Lloyd moving closer to mergerFormer Torm exec has left American tanker poolDanish carriers have billions at stake in RussiaWärtsilä fires 142 employees in FinlandE.R. Schiffahrt chasing fuel savings Haldor Topsoe has great expectations for NOx marketMaersk concerned about Russia - EU relationshipMaersk Supply Service skips Brazilian bidding roundExport ban will cost Indonesia USD 12.5 billionDiamond S: Our MR fleet is IMO 3 classifiedDFDS: Preliminary Channel ruling on FridaySovcomflot hopes to turn around major 2013 deficitBroker: Product tank is getting out of handECSA calls for easier transport across land and seaP3 alliance cleared by FMCMaersk Line: Now we're waiting for China and the EUBritish support to DFDS in Channel disputeMedia: Dry bulk tycoon facing new bankruptcyNiels Smedegaard: Huge victory for DFDSWilbur Ross: Equity funds bring consolidationHong Kong tightens sulphur requirementsThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchCorrection Sovcomflot: Isolating Russia is not an optionSeaIntel: Inadequate bunker inspections on shipsContainer customers pleased with P3 approval Haldor Topsoe: Shipping will face increased regulationMajority of CSAV shareholders approve Hapag-LloydPacific Basin: Bulk on the edge of a turn-aroundDrewry: Rivals fear German-Chilean container mergerNavig8 to raise USD 245 million for new VLCC'sStolt-Nielsen: Equity funds could start new crisisKistefos bids on TransatlanticPSA take-over of PB Towage is imminent Poor shipping market pushes Tschudi toward logisticsDVB: Shipping will not recover before 2015 Alphaliner: Large alliances could strengthen competitionShipowners attack EU proposal on seafarers' rightsThorco: Bigger ships open up for new businessEpic Gas secures financingHapag-Lloyd hit by weak market in 2013Tschudi: Russian billion-dollar project will create businessMedia: Maersk ready to divest EsvagtAnalysis: Container carriers face bigger risk of bankruptcyIMO delays on ballast water weighs down Desmi Maersk Oil extends oil rig contractThe Port of Esbjerg continues to growIsrael building alternative to the Suez Canal Lauritzen CEO: Time for Lauritzen Kosan to growScorpio Bulkers adds 11 ships to its fleetChina's 2nd largest carrier suffers huge deficitThe US and the EU will target Russian energy sectorMaersk Oil: Sverdrup drillings indicate exceptional qualityExtreme weather makes EQT believe in huge StormGeo growth Analysts: Israeli railroad will relieve SuezOW Bunker now has 20,000 ownersABN Amro: Global trade to grow six percent this yearSeaLand CEO has appointed his executive teamLenders seeping out of TormMaersk Tankers VLCC Head switches to DrillingChina decides the future for chemical tank carriersDSB CEO joins J. Lauritzen Boad of DirectorsLast week's top stories on ShippingWatchCommercial ships attacked in the Strait of HormuzGerman carriers in bln USD deal with Chinese bankWrist Ship Supply grows profits by 25 percentDivestment brings CMA CGM profit of USD 408 millionSeaIntel: Carriers able to survive expensive fuelSemco: Statoil cost reduction efforts hit suppliers hardP3 alliance needs approval by more countriesEvergreen publishes negative resultCarriers support EU on block exemption extensionCreditors give Genco a few more weeksMaersk heir ready to rollHapag-Lloyd has doubled its debt in five yearsDistressed ships no longer have ports of refugeCosco juggled its way to a profitPlatou: VLGC rates hit ten-year highHamburg Süd still considering mergerRussia's controversial NOx proposal nearing collapseMaersk sells offshore company Danbor German shipping bank cuts USD 551 million from loansAPM Terminals in strategic collaboration with China ShippingNorwegian shipowners' association gets new ChairmanHempel delivers record profits in 2013Analysis: State-aid secured EU dominance in shippingCompromise on NOx rules on the waySBM Offshore finds signs of briberyG6 green-lighted in USAAnalysis: Saudi Arabia ensures stable oil in 2014APM Terminals: Europe the goal of Chinese agreementStolt Tankers disappoints in the first quarterDrewry: The crisis will continue for another two yearsShipowners present ten new EU demandsDrewry: Crimea is a risk to Global PortsBallast water regulations eased for local shippingFitch: Sanctions yet to impact on SovcomflotRickmers Maritime: The next two years could hurtNiels Smedegaard: Shipping was fast asleepP&O raises prices to cover sulphur costsMedia: Newbuildings headed for TormShipowners: We have to do better next timeIMO approves global NOx compromiseThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchAsian shipping leaders call for increased consolidationAlfa Laval acquires Frank Mohn for USD 2.16 billionBrazilian port sale lures APM TerminalsMaersk Line loses top spotHow a German container ship went ashore in Hong KongMaersk Line: Big customers demand CSR dataDrewry: Alliances put pressure on European portsProspects of new job boom in British offshore11 logistics giants accused of price fixingMaersk Line and CMA CGM leave competition in their wakeMedia: Giant deficit awaits German shipping bankNGO: EU carriers change flags before scrapping in AsiaPlatou: Poor 2014 start for Norden and Pacific BasinOrganizations: IMO shelved ballast water at meetingSeaspan distances itself from German shipownersAlfa Laval acquisition creates Norwegian family feud New Russian bid on P+S WerftenRecord levels for Korean yards in 1st quarterUltragas saw its revenue decline in 2013Feeder rates pushed down by major carriersThis is the Polar Code road mapUltragas CEO: Shale gas boosts profitsPiracy declined 13 percent in the 1st quarterAker Solutions lands massive Brazilian orderIUMI: Hull damages drop to record lowContainer carriers' reliability reaches all-time lowSolid first quarter for Russian portsHSH Nordbank posts massive loss on shippingFearnley: Crisis in dry bulkNorden ship rescues 300 immigrants Bulk carriers: Surprisingly big dropFew big carriers set to determine product tank Mr. Triple-E leaves Maersk Maritime TechnologyShipowners praise proposal for skilled foreignersMaersk Oil brings in new executivesHuge difference in container carriers' bunker consumptionOaktree leads the equity fund invasion in shippingMaersk: Bad weather affects schedule reliabilityBangladesh will work toward more safe scrappingLast week's top stories on ShippingWatchSulphur regulations cost carriers USD 120 per containerInvestors call off 2014 shipping reboundKuehne+Nagel present strong 1Q bottom lineShippingWatch is experiencing technical issuesP3 carriers behind the biggest fleet growthTime-charter ships far more expensive in fuelSeafarers to get help in case of financial problemsKorean yards under pressure from P3Slow-steaming has reduced the problem of overcapacityNewbuildings for USD 5.5 billion to the Middle EastAlphaliner: Daily Maersk overtaken by rivalsHeavy activity in container charter marketStrike looms at the Panama CanalBanks' sales of Torm loans could hurt German banksWest Africa a hot-spot for Topaz Norwegians win giant Angola contractStatoil allegedly pursuing Tullow OilMaersk Line: Reliability the core of Daily MaerskDamco moves closer to Chinese growth giantSlow growth in Chinese economyPacific Basin hit by slow 1Q bulk marketBlue MBA: 1+1 equals 3Early 2014 does not look like a shipping reboundSupplier believes in huge profit from scrubber marketBimco: Chinese economy in balancing actEaster on ShippingWatchHapag-Lloyd merger comes at a riskSvitzer to bet heavily on wreck removalUS import from Russia increases in spite of tensionsRobert Bugbee: Now comes the executionCarriers praise u-turn on MRV proposalNorway to launch ambitious maritime planEU proposal on Philippine seafarers on the horizonNorwegian rig companies sued again for night payRussians acquire big German shipyard groupHere is the carrier that Bugbee fears the mostBank of America: No US crude oil export before 2019The Lauritzen Foundation lost over USD 250 million in 2013Western Bulk: We don't have any real competitorsHapag-Lloyd exec takes over as ChairmanUASC presents enhanced Asia-Europe networkDVB: Only three percent offshore growth in 2014 Norden: We're hit by ten-year low on the AtlanticHafnia Management opens office in HoustonRoss' Navigator orders three newbuildingsHSH Nordbank preparing new large divestmentsJohn Fredriksen establishes new Capesize carrierDanish organizations call for massive EU sulphur controlIMB: Pirate attacks reach seven-year lowHacking is a growing threat to shippingRobert Bugbee has few simple business rulesFredriksen's new Capesize giant: We're big enoughAnalysis: Maintenance does not always payMedia: Competitors' ships will be bigger than Triple-EUkrainian maritime industry holds its breathGreece wants to be at the forefront of LNGOOCL saw growing cargo volumes in 1st quarterThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchPacific Basin secures USD 350 million for 18 bulk vesselsFayard: Polish yards put pressure on repairsEurotunnel cuts Channel prices by 50 percentSeaIntel: Carriers have few funds for fleet expansionsThis is how much Maersk will pay for eco fuelGiant Kazakh oil field in troubleSemco acquires Norwegian engineering firmDrewry: Panama expansion could shock container marketScorpio Tankers: Big pressure on product tank ratesMember states to protect Philippine seafarers schoolsAlfa Laval: Solid development for sulphur productNordea's shipping and offshore profits improveRamboll Oil & Gas pursuing acquisitions in NorwayStatoil forges ahead in first quarterJ. Lauritzen CEO joins Avance Gas BoardGerman bank: Shipping market still highly uncertainNew sulphur regulations shut down DFDS serviceDFDS: No additional route closures till after 2015DSV grows 10 percent on sea freightStena grows revenue and profitSemco Maritime sees slower growthMaersk's feeder carrier booming in Northern EuropeBlohm+Voss will complete Scandlines shipsMoody's: Stable shipping climate for first time in 3 yearsRickmers replaces senior execs following declineLloyds sells shipping loans for USD 500 millionDong lands giant profit in 1st quarterScorpio Bulkers lost USD 10.7 million in 1st quarterEMS Seven Seas reduces deficitDrewry: Sulphur regulations add USD 120 to every teuMaersk Supply Service wins million-dollar contract in BrazilNordea: High newbuilding rate still a threatGerman shipyards: Recovery in 2014DSV customers hedging themselves against rate fluctuationsMaersk Line power struggles impacted customersHere is an excerpt from the new book on Maersk LineDanish yards want the EU to brake TurkeyMaersk Training opens centers in Houston and Dubai Korea's shipping giants stuck in interest slumpThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchRisk Intelligence: Pirates off West Africa not withdrawingSafmarine holds key to Maersk Line's Africa-planOrders for new product tankers in sharp slowdownSeaIntel: Carriers risk diving rates on Asia-West Africa11 seafarers feared dead in ship collisionBimco: Disappointing figures from China and the EUViking lands Statoil contract for 36 platformsMinister: EU controls vital to new sulphur regulationMR product tank spot rates up 13 percentSECA requirements lead to new European rail linkDanske Bank: Shipping disappoints expectations for this yearThe transformation of Hamburg IncThe rise and fall of German shippingBladt continues growth to record-highItaly's giant yard group seeks IPOShipping companies worried about Ukraine crisisMaersk Broker's profit in sharp declineMaersk Broker hit by the financial crisisCrewing agency in Crimea: Seafarers still want to make moneyWilbur Ross' gas carrier improved resultsHamburg Süd prepares for more competitionWestern Bulk cautiously optimistic about 2014Shale gas makes Evergas expand US collaborationAvance Gas ready to double fleetEU stresses short sea shipping as top priorityPlan for the Nicaragua Canal ready next monthMaersk Line back as most reliable carrierShipping boosts DNB's financial resultFinnlines in large scrubber investmentShippingWatch magazine out nowAvance Gas: Frontline opens doors to new investorsPlatou expects improved Maersk Line resultReport: Costs related to Somali piracy cut in halfThorco Shipping dismisses CEOFinland and German shipbuilder wants to buy STX yardWhy Thorco and Ramskov parted waysLightship: Highly satisfactory 2013The next generation of short sea ships underwayUS crude oil export could change the tanker marketDenmark back as a shipyard nationDansk Bank lowers Norden expectationsThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchBroker: Equity funds in shipping fumbling blindlyDanske Bank: Bulk rates improvingBBC Chartering: We all took a hit in 2013Intermarine expands fleet with 15 vesselsSeaIntel: Sulphur regulations will not change container servicesFredriksen added USD 792.4 million to his fortune in 2013Thorco: Plenty of appetite for growthEquity funds pump USD 32 billion into shippingMr. Triple-E to head oil researchWeak market forces Norden to downgrade 2014"We need 100 of the best researchers"Rating bureau sees increasing risk for Rickmers HoldingHapag-Lloyd made new deficit in 1st quarterRickmers-Linie under pressure from new operatorsNorden hit by Atlantic nightmareRecord-high number of ships scrappedTorm has negative equity of 100 mio USDMOL improved across all segmentsBoskalis sees three stable years aheadJacob Meldgaard: We're doing exactly what we shouldPlatou: VLGC rates set to dropEnvironmental Agency rejects Swedish scrubber concernsThoresen Shipping boosts result to USD 3.8 million World's biggest carriers to launch sulphur allianceBimco: China's steel production sidesteps bulkHeavy lift in high seasHere are the principles behind the Trident AllianceMaersk supports new sulphur allianceShippingWatch closed Friday May 16thMaersk Oil: Important milestone in Northern IraqJ. Lauritzen increases expectations for 2014This week's top stories on ShippingWatchNordic Shipholding's owner in new joint ventureOdfjell and new investors in gas shipping venture"Just ask Henriette"Maersk and BP will soon unveil new super-rigSupreme Group to acquire EMS Seven SeasJ. Lauritzen: Bulk better in 2nd part of the yearDrewry: Scrapped ships have no real effectThe Israeli state loses control of ZimTUI: Hapag-Lloyd IPO in 2015Competition Authority confirms MyFerryLink ban Eitzen Chemical suffers USD 26 million deficitBraemar merges with ACMNew strategy for Maersk's fifth core business unitBW Group boosts chemical fleet with ten vesselsEurotunnel: We want to see the final decisionRickmers Group in large-scale KG ship sale Maersk Line expects improved 2014 resultP3 alliance launch postponed to the fallNorwegian yard giant headed toward profitabilityNils Smedegaard: Most things point in the right directionSeveral container carriers drag deficits into 2014Another senior executive leaves Nordic TankersThe US wants to expand ports for mega-shipsJens Grønning: Our expansion plan remains intactSupreme looking at EMS Seven Seas' crown jewelOldendorff and Scorpio keep the yards busyMaersk Oil in USD 5 billion North Sea investmentTrident Alliance gets "thumbs up" from ministerTopaz anticipates challenging marketAlfa Laval completes Frank Mohn acquisitionGrowing interest for bonds in shippingCarriers tapping the bond market for capitalBlue Water's 2013 result far below budgetDeutsche Bank: China's shipping loans could trigger next crisisDFDS in USD 20.11 million 1Q deficit before taxesIntermarine: We are facing a new realityGolden Ocean has strong faith in new growthMonjasa Holding presents record-high 2013 resultThreat of strike in Australia pushed to late JuneYear 1 brought DNV GL a revenue of USD 2.54 billionThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchUnifeeder keeps up with the big Baltic playersFight for Costa Concordia order enters final stageSonga Offshore delivers best operating result in three yearsMaersk: We only paid commissions in BrazilRussians entering Fredriksen's Seadrill groupBlue Water Shipping: Market hit by price pressureCMA CGM saw operating profit drop in 1st quarterChina Shipping secures USD 8 billion loanEU Commissioner supports Trident AllianceLloyds Funds: German ship management could be next loserFrontline lost USD 12.1 million in the 1st quarterSalvage industry sees gold on the bottom of the seaMaersk testing new NOx system from MAN and Alfa LavalDrewry: Container manufacturers will benefit from recoveryPoor prospects of consolidation among container carriersNew strategy behind USTC Board shuffleNordLB still struggling with risky shipping loansDNB: Bulk facing recovery in a few monthsNordic Shipholding lost USD 1.1 million in 1st quarterNew approval to secure growth for Maersk OilStena Weco sets record in 2013China's new economy could hit bulk hard from 2015-2016ShippingWatch closed Thursday May 29thClipper Group's Danish business still losing moneyOW Bunker starts listed life with costly launch expenses12 of the world's largest carriers ready with environmental allianceHere comes the offshore wind turbine with a 100 meter wingspanFormer Torm owner kicked out of bulk carrierSvitzer opens the door to RotterdamPartners pull Maersk's reliability downMaersk VLCC purchase named deal of the yearRotterdam tightens the noose on bunker fraudThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchJohn Fredriksen's Northern Offshore 10-doubles profitMedia: New major VLCC trade underwayOil industry getting ready for Sverdrup ordersEsvagt made record profit in 2013Norwegian Deep Sea Supply buys ten new shipsMSC: Fierce competition in Northern EuropeNovenco: Offshore market is a threatDrewry: P3 ports in Europe something of a puzzleScan-Group presents stable resultAlphaliner: Maersk Line gains heavily from APM TerminalsBimco: Greek shipowners mad about bulkMaersk Line: Why the reliability is divingAPM Terminals to expand in JordanEMS fears Supreme Group's acquisition plansDFDS in Paris meeting following Channel disputeMedia: Giant Japanese LNG import could be underway EU clears the P3 allianceArdmore: Order boom in MR product tankers is overShipowners' association set to include offshoreMedia: Carriers want to close EU antitrust caseSemco in major Norwegian offshore ventureMaersk Line supports the Nicaragua CanalThe hammer falls on HSH in late 2014Carrier reliability significantly lower than last yearHerning Shipping negotiating debt with bankIncreasing activity in US container portsWall Street Journal: China to approve P3 in JuneArdmore betting on second-hand shipsNATO extends mission in the Indian OceanNorwegian compromise takes Johan Sverdrup into accountRickmers Group replaces CEO in the USSupport for drones in fight against sulphur fraudA quarter billion tons of iron ore into the bulk marketABN Amro tripled its loans to shippingTimber trade off to a good start in 2014Statoil looking to save USD 5 billion with new cost reductionsAPM Terminals in play for Greek port acquisitionIndustry working to get a slice of the Nicaragua CanalShippingWatch closed Monday, June 9thThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchThe world's ports slowly improvingHSH Nordbank profit triples in first quarterAPM Terminals denies favorable Maersk Line pricesNordic Bulk Carriers in USD 2.1 million deficitSwire Blue Ocean up and runningRamboll acquires Scottish engineering companyPower center in German shipping under pressureSeaIntel: P3 will dominate on fuelMaersk Supply Service ready to growSeaIntel: Will the CKYHE expansion outcompete G6Maersk Supply Service: Brazil has disappointedTorm's nemesis leaves Excel MaritimeArdmore initiates second-hand strategyAPM Terminals sees potential in major Greek portFormer Maersk man joins Dorian LPG management teamUnifeeder making money in a tough marketOdin Equity plans further investments in offshoreThe Maersk CEO's five turning points New heavy lift pool wants more carriers to joinSwedish shipowners: Tonnage tax is a lifelineDrewry: Shortage of officers could hurt earningsNew shipping Bachelor to expand with US universityWestern Bulk divests claim against South Korean carrierLower oil investments impact Aker Solutions employeesAPM Terminals ready for 50 percent more containers in GothenburgMonjasa wants to grow more in niche marketsScorpio portends second quarter deficitNavig8 raises capital for newbuildingsTriton has missed its chance with EitzenMonjasa downplays LNG expectationsDrewry to stop performing reliability surveysUltranav: Bulk and tanker will improveThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchNationality requirements could force major German carrier to outflagThe P3 alliance binds the partners for ten years PDVSA orders ten tugs from DamenUS oil production at highest level in four decadesPlatou: Shipping shares a bad business in 2014Cheap tonnage intensifies competition on intra-AsiaTorm secures dispensation from lendersMedia: Tax breaks behind the Greek global fleetBimco: Can China's consumption keep up the pace?US crude oil export at highest level in 15 yearsHafnia Tankers in 1st quarter profit of USD 1.75 millionThe world's container ports signal moderate improvementMaersk Oil opens important market for RambøllChina rejects P3 allianceEpic Gas benefits from new ships in 1st quarterNorden head switches to new CEO jobSeaIntel: P3 rejection hurts consolidationBreakwater Shipping expands in CopenhagenThe three requirements for Norden's next CEOShippers pleased with P3 collapseConcerns about Iraq's oil future following unrestP3 fought hard to convince the ChineseCelsius Shipping bets on gas, tanker and chemical tankerEuropean wood pellet boom in storeThis is how many ships have scrubbers installedMaersk Line turns the clock back one yearSkuld: Wreck salvaging often much more costly than assumedMcQuilling casts doubts on product tanker reboundChina interested in Brazilian dry bulk collaborationMAN Diesel wins big order for eight bulkers Organizations trying to postpone sulphur regulationsPirates in Southeast Asia target small tankersStatoil green-lighted for new Arctic drillingConcordia Maritime: Major threats to product tankerIs China trying to protect its own shipping industry?UACC driven by exports from Arabian refineries Analysis: Container ships lack cargo for return tripsShipowners lack overview of West African piracyCarsten Mortensen set to fight Big JohnChinese state banks in Greek billion dollar dealsThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchSupreme: EMS Seven Seas to dominate globallyDanske Bank: VLGC rates of plus USD 100,000 set to lastNGO: Carriers continue irresponsible scrappingNova Tankers to cease pool collaborationAPM Terminals orders 22 automated cranesWrist open to EMS Seven Seas' commercial unitAnalysis documents when scrubbers pay offHapag-Lloyd repeats call for NOL collaborationDo Maersk Line and MSC have their own Plan B?NordLB: Still reason to believe in shippingAlphaliner: Path cleared for P3 rivalsDamco opens storage and container facility in MyanmarTransatlantic to be split into two carriersGerman shipowner in new major Chinese bulk order Maersk Drilling puts a date on new super-rigs P3 rejection could benefit the charter marketEU extends block exemption for container carriers to 2020Owner of container ships files for bankruptcyAvance Gas made USD 9.6 million in 2nd quarterThe US eases ban on oil exportsStena CEO: The market has reached rock-bottomKlaus Nyborg new interim CEO of NordenPan Ocean signs newbuilding contracts Has piracy off Somalia been curbed for good?GRM: Pain threshold for oil is USD 120Tim Hansen to head Dorian LPG expansionKvaerner lands Sverdrup order for USD 490 millionNorden brings in new Head of Tech Dept. from MaerskPacific Basin forced to cancel sale of towage division Maersk Line in major deal in New ZealandKlaus Nyborg looks like new Norden Chairman in 2015The US opens first new refineries since 2008DFDS wins Battle on the ChannelDanica Pension invests USD 73.1 million in UnifeederKlaveness: Dry bulk is an unhealthy marketUS LPG export to Asia benefits gas carriersDanish pension fund to invest heavily in shippingBelgium forces ship to be scrapped in TurkeyLast week's top stories on ShippingWatchSvitzer in collaboration to develop new eco-tugTorm fends off pirate attack in Gulf of AdenStatoil needs more time for CastbergMajor gas merger seems unlikelyOldendorff acquires Abu Dhabi based ESHIPSSeaIntel: DP and APMT set to win the megacities Maersk Drilling signs contract with WärtsilaMaersk Drilling signs contract with WärtsiläSubstantial discount for LNG ships in GothenburgSupreme: We will retain and develop the entire EMSDrewry: Carriers’ poor reliability affects portsThorco landed profit of USD 1m in year one with ClipperDanish shipping shares a poor investment in 2014Subsea 7 to enter US marketCatastrophic events increase container lossesFormer Torm exec joins Unifeeder boardStatoil spends USD 2.43bn on offshore wind farm DFDS in new UK acquisition and positive adjustmentMaersk Line improves reliability significantlyJ. Lauritzen simplifies group structureEvergas result dips to USD 11.5m deficitThis is how Norway will conquer the oceansDVB brings in new container chief from Deutsche BankDeep Sea Mooring to secure Maersk DiscovererBP: The world will run out of oil in November 2067New German-Finnish shipyard moving closerSubsea 7: Own ships in the US give much needed flexibilityKvaerner signs Chinese joint ventureDFDS wants to buy Turkish Ro-Ro carrierStolt-Nielsen: Recovery is beginning to fadeTransocean acquitted in major tax trial in NorwayMaersk Tankers defends sale of VLGCsUSTC group doubles profit in 2013/2014Oil discovery in the Barents SeaMaersk Line signs major deal with DNV GLAvance: We can manage without DorianMaersk withdraws from Desmi Ocean GuardEU countries agree to better sulphur controlPwC: Small German shipping companies will fadeDutchmen bag Dudgeon orderCMA CGM invests in Indian container terminalLast week's top stories on ShippingWatchHafnia Tankers hires new CFO from NordeaStatoil selling out in AngolaPlan for the Nicaragua Canal will be presented todaySulphur alliance between leading carriers now a realityNew Norwegian pool collaboration is bornNew Zealand the world's biggest softwood log exporterD'Amico ready with billion-dollar investmentsNorwegian shipping companies growing on the stock exchangeWhat sets apart the world's three gas giantsMaersk Oil performs massive Brazilian impairmentPlan for the Nicaragua Canal approvedThis is how far Danish Maritime Days has comeSmedegaard: Giving up hopes of Brazilian oil successNiras looking to make billions on wind turbine scrappingErria beats Danish carriers on profitsTSA to increase rates between Asia and the USDFDS gets USD 8.6 million from the EU for scrubbersMedia: Ukraine moving toward ban on international shippingEuronav betting even more on supertankersSeadrill cancels major bond issueNorwegian shipowners want Danish net wage schemeNew job for Maersk Line head of sustainabilityHSH: Our customers believe in the futureShipowners: EU bureaucracy still a problemMaersk and MSC in new major deal following death of P3Bulk carriers eye US record harvestBunker Holding looking for double-digit growthAnalysts: New agreement is Maersk's best shotSeaIntel: Agreement is bad news for CMA CGMMaersk Executive: Why MSC is the best partner for usUkraine to shut down Crimea's ports next weekMajor players in Russian billion-dollar LNG projectEuronav's new VLCC's come from Maersk TankersShippers to study 2M agreementBlue Water Shipping: Crimea is a challengeDNB: Too many new ships could disrupt bulk and tanker reboundScandlines gets green millions from the EUSkuld aiming for USD 1 billion revenue by 2020Drewry: 2M not a disaster for competitorsThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchEU to save EUR 400 million on better maritime surveillanceFayard to build Scandlines ferriesKuehne+ Nagel grows 8 percent on seafreightSeaIntel: 2M could lead to four major alliancesFive banks to decide Torm's futureMaersk Drilling: Difficult to land contracts for drilling vesselsPlatou: Maersk and MSC could save 4 percent on 2MUS port negotiations resumedOffshore activity subsidingMaersk Drilling hires 3,000 new employeesSkuld: There should be fewer P&I clubsAlphaliner: New 2M competitor would have 20 percent on Asia-EuropeHamburg hopes to be ready for mega-ships soonChinese port activity brings hopes of export growthStatoil breathes life into 31-year-old discoveryMaersk uses 3D printer for spare partsCosco in huge scrapping round following acquisitionsMaritime entrepreneur bets big on navigation equipment“The CEO position came a bit earlier than expected”CEO leaves ChemoilKlaveness: Funds will reinforce our pool businessEU investigates state aid for European portsKvaerner boosts operating profit in Q2Qatar carrier grows 24% on LNG ratesHyundai Heavy Industries declines in H1Social media changes how we view shipping accidentsNordea sees improvement of the shipping segmentThorco: Multipurpose market about to turnCarriers: Jones Act could ruin trans-Atlantic dealHuge write-downs for Aker SolutionsSkuld provides Myanmar checklist for carriersRussian companies hit by Western sanctionsBiggest US bulk carrier is a realityGRM: New sanctions against Russia will not affect oil pricesHere is what Sweden has lost on missing tonnage taxUASC: Alliance with CMA CGM might be on the tableWärtsila grows on gas and offshoreGas carrier buys eco shipsThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchChina to reinforce Brazilian infrastructureNew ships underway for B-GasAnalysis: Rate increases partially successful on Asia-North EuropeMaersk company to conquer market shares from HamburgNorway's opposition wants to leave the oil in the groundSeaIntel: Carriers to secure big savings from the Nicaragua CanalDrewry: New mega-alliances in spite of ChinaHuge leap in US wood log exportMaersk CEO to do away with accidents and strikesMilaha takes a dive in the 2nd quarterFire-ravaged container ship back in new eco-designGerman shipowners lose ground in charter marketICS: Sulphur regulations need much stronger port controlsDFDS competitor lost EUR 14 million in 1st half of 2014IMF: Will German banks survive health check?How Otto Danielsen plans to get back in blackPanalpina grows on seafraight APM Terminals divests VirginiaDNB: We've only seen the beginning of the gas adventureSemco forms Vietnamese venture for oil drilling rigsUS port negotiations will continue into AugustIndonesian palm oil export could drop 9.5 pct. in 2014APM Terminals: We believe in the USDNV GL losing tonnage following mergerCosta Concordia embarks on its final voyageAustralian mining giant in strong finish to fiscal yearBritish authorities begin consultations on EurotunnelSmooth strategy change at Lauritzen BulkersDanske Bank continues to cut shipping loansEuronav sees rate hike for VLCCs and SuezmaxCostamare saw profits decline in 2nd quarterDP World pleased with healthy growthPiracy against small tankers a growing threatFrontline cancels contracts for three VLCC'sStatoil presents disappointing 2nd quarter resultDB Schenker sees significant growth in seafreightClarkson: Big container growth from Asia to Europe Vale in record quarter for iron oreThe US awaits reporting from Maersk and MSCElectrolux: 2M is also good for usThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchOOCL once again saw volumes grow and rates dropHamburg Süd looking to acquire Chilean carrierIran could challenge US crude oil plansSiemens lands major order for Dutch wind farmBehrendt: German shipping fundamentally changingDrewry: New terminals not sufficiently utilizedThis is your shipping calendar for January 2015This is your shipping calendar for February 2015This is your shipping calendar for March 2015This is your shipping calendar for April 2015This is your shipping calendar for May 2015This is your shipping calendar for June 2015This is your shipping calendar for July 2015This is your shipping calendar for August 2015This is your shipping calendar for September 2015This is your shipping calendar for October 2015This is your shipping calendar for November 2015This is your shipping calendar for December 2015Braemar and ACM merger finalizedDorian LPG targets Chinese gas marketSeaIntel: Blank sailings could secure carriers' rate increasesScorpio Tankers in half-year deficit of USD 9.4 millionQatar takes control of rapidly growing container carrierNordea: 2015 and 2016 will be good to shippingAlphaliner: Hamburg Süd headed for Top 10Seaspan: We are well positioned for growthMaersk Line: 2M could start in China tomorrowStatoil has no "sacred cows" in terms of divestingFredriksen's right-hand man gets billion-dollar parting giftNew ships help Ardmore land a small profitFinnlines presents best result in eight yearsDSV marginally beats its competitors on seafreightMassive interest in new international shipping programRussian shipyard giant hit by sanctionsNew Russian sanctions could hit carriers and portsEngine division lifts MAN's H1 resultDorian LPG forms VLGC pool with MOL carrierScorpio Bulkers lost USD 26 million in 1st half of 2014Shipping could pay a high price for climate changesD'Amico hit by low product market in 1st half of 2014Oil giants looking to pry their way out of US cartel caseSubsea 7 in strong 2nd quarterShipowners: Denmark a small step ahead of NorwayPacific Basin suffers massive loss in first half of 2014 Rolls-Royce sees marine profits declineAnalysis: Carriers missing out on large bunker savingsSeaIntel: Big delays among container carriersPacific Basin will move tugs to the Middle EastChinese lumber import in record-high 2nd quarterNew Dan-Bunkering manager to lift Asian operations2M partners represent top and bottom on reliabilityKey index performs turnaround and increasesThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchRosneft secured two contracts prior to sanctionsAvance: Consolidation urgent in spite of Dorian poolDVB: Continous oil demand will benefit SuezmaxOil industry deals reach 5-year highAsia losing big-time to Europe on container transportMorgan Stanley: Ukraine crisis hits Global PortsFinal agreement for the Panama Canal ends disputeGerman Meyer Werft takes control of Finnish yardIf you were away on vacation in July...Global shipping bodies issue Ebola virus adviceDFDS cancels large RoRo carrier acquisitionAlphaliner: Idled container fleet at record-lowP&I club warns against low quality from yardsDrewry: Four major alliances could ensure stable ratesIntroducing Maersk Line's new Neapolitan partnerThese are the Global Ports numbers that worry MaerskFredriksen companies fined in the US for oil fraud"World's biggest bunker market is the world's toughest" Suez Canal to be expanded in strategic locationsPlatou: Product tanker looks better than fearedThe salvage industry's revenue grew in 2013Nordea: Norwegian oil industry changing dramaticallySemco's biggest market is in the doldrumsEU and Canada agree on free trade agreementFinnlines proceeds with scrubber installationPort of Gothenburg: Disappointing revenue in 2014Listed bulk carrier files for Chapter 11 protectionRickmers Maritime doubled profits in 2nd quarterWilbur Ross' Navigator sees profits soarSBM Offshore saw deficit grow on the bottom lineWilh Wilhelmsen's dragged down by RoRo activitiesLars Mikael Jensen heads to Asia following P3 collapseTransatlantic takes it one day at a time in RussiaWestern Bulk: We are cautiously optimisticGazprom gains access to new giant fieldRio Tinto's profit and revenues at record-highHighlights coming up next week in shippingDecision on 660 MW British wind park approachingContainer charter market recovery falls backGothia Tankers: One year laterOdfjell whistleblowers receive massive rewardThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchABN targets 10 percent growth in shipping Labor conflict simmering at the Panama CanalDanske Bank: Very strong VLGC developmentsMaersk Line to downscale long-term contractsRotterdam's Sohar Port in Oman is strugglingDSV: Sanctions could weaken European economyOW Bunker in new Colombian partnershipMajor container carriers opt for foreign flagHapag-Lloyd lost EUR 173.3 million in 1st half of 2014Towering employment rate in the container fleetDHL lagging behind competitors on ocean freightCarrier: German out-flagging is a problem for the industryMcQuilling draws bleak scenario for MR product tankerHabben Jansen faces difficult journey at Hapag-LloydDrewry: Reefer transports to grow 22 percentPressure on profits forces oil majors to the banksMaersk Supply Service orders ships for USD 470 millionNorden changes strategy after 6 months deficitScorpio to build giant container ships for MSCNorden: New strategy did not give intended returnNew Nordic shipping bank postponed to the fallCPH Malmö Port: We are not overjoyedShipping giant Japan in steep economic diveConcerns about Rosneft deal at North Atlantic DrillingTorm made USD 24 million deficit in the 2nd quarterThoresen Thai made money in a tough marketDP World: Russia is still interestingSeaIntel: Maersk Line in showdown with breached contractsBimco: Demand exceeds supply on several container routesDVB hit by fierce competition on shipping loansTorm confident in bank agreement within six monthsBoskalis posts record profit in 1st half of 2014Meldgaard: LR ship upturn strengthens faith in tankerHapag-Lloyd investor still prepared to sell stakeUS container port achieves record-high monthJ. Lauritzen made USD 29 million in 1st half of 2014Another mining giant gets its own bulk fleetHighlights coming up next week in shippingHafnia calls for consolidation in product tankerOffen's massive container fleet shrinks againUltrabulk lowers 2014 forecast significantlyDrewry: Maersk Line will beat the rivals againJan Kastrup-Nielsen: Still some way to goJ. Lauritzen downplays gas fleet growth planMining giant negotiating order for additional VLOC'sCentral Bank adopts tough stance toward shipping banksMaersk Broker: Capesize rates set to soar nowNordana orders four ships and believes in growth in 2015Maersk Line made USD 547 million in 2nd quarterAlphaliner: Newbuildings boost capacity of container fleetHere is an overview of the Maersk interim reportSmedegaard prepared to test MSC's reliabilitySeaIntel: No basis for super-optimism in containerMaersk Line's fully loaded ships drive the profitBHP increases focus on iron ore following interim reportPort of Rotterdam trying to solve traffic chaosBergen Group in complete exit from shipbuildingSmedegaard: Long-term contracts have lost valueFunds build bulk giant on the remains of bankrupt carrierNorwegian and British offshore brokers mergeFortescue in record-high shipping yearTopaz Energy joins forces with equity fundStatoil cost reductions hurt subcontractorsSvitzer lands three new mega-dealsThe Port of Hamburg has left the crisis far behindDFDS sees major improvementsAnalyst: Star Bulk will be a leader in bulk shippingMaersk Line confirms 2M launch in JanuaryDFDS equipped for multi-million dollar acquisitionsProsafe: Big uncertainties on the oil marketsOffshore carriers suffering from low activityGerman shipowners warn of major out-flaggingContainer shipping has reduced CO2 emissionsWelltec finished 2nd quarter with record numbersHighlights next week in shippingFrench container carrier in Asian collaborationHöegh LNG in major dive in 1st half of the yearJohn Fredriksen in giant deal with Russian RosneftSwedish Club grew stronger in 1st half of 2014DFDS discontinues new service following trade conflictSiem Offshore sells ships to pay debtJohn Fredriksen: Rosneft deal is very importantSwire: 2015 and 2016 will be goodUpturn for major product tankers subsidesAPM Terminals completes Virginia divestmentCorrectionSonga Offshore: Norwegian market set to decline in 2014Maersk's container factory suffered big deficit in 2013SeaIntel: Carriers must withdraw capacityAcquisitions in the US port sector booming againAlphaliner: Is Maersk looking to sell Damco?Cosco Pacific hit by lack of divestments in 1st half of the yearEitzen Chemical hit by weak marketFinal route settled for the Nicaragua CanalTopaz' growth engine losing steamKorean yards' value drops 40 percent in 2nd quarterIMB: Shipping needs to strengthen cyber-securityStatoil makes first move north of the Arctic CircleMaersk: Damco is a core businessDanish Ship Finance makes USD 149 million profitDP World in ambitious Belgian logistics projectDry bulk fails Golden Ocean's expectationsJohn Fredriksen continues his investment strategyPontoppidan: Nordic Shipholding's growth plan intactBW LPG spinning gold on high time-charter ratesStig Hoffmeyer new CEO of Maersk Container IndustryRamboll backtracking in NorwayDanish Ship Finance keeps fighting poor ratingFrontline 2012: US condensate could be a game changerCommerzbank divesting container shipsDP World delivers increased profit and higher revenueNordLB calls for caution in the shipping marketHere are the first names for the Danish Maritime ForumDHT Holdings: Tanker market in complete upturnOW Bunker grows 7 percent on volumes2M will get US response by October at the latestAPM Terminals: Significant interest in the Nicaragua CanalLenders provide Torm with capital for another six monthsContainer carriers' schedule reliability declinesMoody's: One single big customer hurts Danish Ship Finance's ratingHSH performs major impairments on shippingThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchEMS Seven Seas' CEO on the way outCMA CGM reports declining profit in 2nd quarterHapag-Lloyd's Chilean acquisition suffers massive deficitThe expanded Panama Canal will open in 2016Price war on iron ore could hit shippingChina's banks starting to downplay shippingSpeculations about new Norden CEO gather momentumRickmers Group losing steam in all three segmentsDNV GL's marine business growsBillion-dollar plan essential to US port industryMaersk Line left rivals in the wake in 1st half of the yearContainer ship owners nearing new rate diveDanske Bank: Growing profit and acquisitions at DFDSNew supplier targets European wind marketPutin offers Rosneft oil to ChinaOaktree ready for new shipping investmentsThe US to consult China on 2M allianceShippers have negotiated lower contract prices in 20145,000 shipping people to Denmark in OctoberScandlines: Fehmarn link gets illegal state subsidiesPolitical sanctions put pressure on maritime insuranceBourbon hit hard by the offshore marketSkou: We comply with the Chinese requirementsDorian LPG: Favorable prospects for gasChina presents ambitious plan for shippingAPM Terminals to fight for global top spotGreek Dryships cancels four ships from ChinaChinese shipping to transport more Chinese goodsSuez Canal achieved record-high profitDanske Bank: Sulfur violations could impact loansThe Philippines warn of export ban on iron oreNordea sees threat to Norwegian oilNGO: This is how banks deal with shipbreakingChina appoints the country's future shipyardsNordic ports looking to join forces in the EUMedia: Maersk and MSC have not learned from failed P3New shipping program to be doubled in sizeBP fined USD 18 billion for Deepwater spillNordic Tankers' owner has lost USD 58 million in 2 yearsAPM Terminals: Lack of major investments in Latin AmericaThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchSøren Skou: Returns need to be increased furtherPlatou: Bad year for chemical tankersChinese yard giant forced to restructureNew study: Wood pellet demand to doubleSeaIntel: New Maersk alliance similar to P3 in several aspectsUASC, CMA CGM and China Shipping to launch new allianceBlue Water's profit not in step with the growthShipyard giant picks three ballast water system suppliers Maersk Line could lose top spot by 2016Growth in fatal accidents at APM TerminalsWärtsilä to supply LNG engines for gas vesselsPetrobras launches internal corruption probeClipper divests three new multipurpose vesselsCMA CGM confirms major allianceFormer Torm exec appointed new head of V. Ships in Copenhagen600 new layoffs in Norwegian oil industryCMA CGM: Quick P3 alternative was necessaryHamburg Süd's new acquisition lost USD 16 million in 1st half of 2014Norwegian-led tanker carrier completes major VLCC transactionOldendorff Carriers remains in the black in 2014 and 2015Canadian carriers: EU agreement is unfairMaersk Broker: Deliveries at extremely low levelThis is why V. Ships is opening an office in DenmarkSeadrill CFO warns of bad years for rig marketRickmers-Linie: New sulphur regulations hinge on enforcementReport casts doubts on Maersk ship that suffered accidentKvaerner opens for speculations about the company's futureClipper prepared to expand RoRo activitiesPacific Basin warns of major loss on customerMaersk concerned about shipping's compliance with environmental regulationsDNV testing new unmanned battery-powered shipWärtsilä wins single biggest order for ballast water systems everThe EU approves Hapag-Lloyd/CSAV mergerShell looking to find formula for LNG adventureStruggling Royal Arctic Line lost USD 5.8 million in 1st half of 2014Statoil divests billion-dollar assets to WintershallDrewry: Strong growth in container freight to fall backSkuld's profit grew 67 percent in 1st half of 2014DNB: Our customers must comply with environmental regulationsThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchCobham: Fierce competition challengesVale and Cosco in giant iron ore arrangementDrewry: Alliances a response to a fragile market Carriers have saved 10 percent on oil in 2014Presenting the shipowners' new EU agendaMaersk and Torm discontinue tanker poolAker wins Brazilian oil order worth USD 465 millionSeaIntel: Two new alliances beat the rest of the industrySulphur regulations close another DFDS routeGorrissen: Shipowners looking toward quality flagsDenmark in Arctic dispute with CanadaMaersk wants more American investorsMaersk has found Mr. Triple-E's successorRoyal Arctic Line caught in downward spiralRussian bunker market attracts carriers under pressureClarksons: Danish ship register tops global growth rankingsMaersk now has full control of its entire tanker fleetContainer carriers have reclaimed power over customersBroker: Product tanker a major disappointment this yearSeadrill: Giant deal with Rosneft could be in dangerICS calls on the IMO ahead of ballast water meetingEMS Seven Seas appoints new CEOKorean yard giant replaces CEO after dismal resultNiras looking to create more ports in West AfricaChina ready to surpass Triple-EMAN Diesel & Turbo fighting for every single orderGlobal Ports is losing revenueSmedegaard: US approval of 2M a formalityBW Group strengthens its LNG fleetPlatou: Look out for two aspects of Maersk OilHalliburton next to axe employees in NorwayAustralian government: Iron ore price increasingEurotunnel considering quick exit following DFDS defeatStolt-Nielsen: Cargo shortage hurts chemical tanker marketViking CEO: Slower growth in the years to comeOdfjell Gas places ships in Lauritzen poolThe Kremlin wants to protect gas projects against sanctionsMaersk and MSC reveal the 2M networkUnifeeder adds sulfur surcharge to the billThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchScrubber manufacturers looking for ordersHighlights this week in shippingStandard Chartered customers seek shipping investmentsMore than 300 million tons of Greek tonnageDanske Bank: Shipping about to enter new upturnDrewry: Specialized reefer fights back against container giantsWärtsilä and MAN in new research collaborationFredriksen considers buying more shares in SeadrillMacArtney wants to reach USD 170 million revenue by 2016Alphaliner: The first battleground for the major alliancesAnalysis: New mines put pressure on the iron ore priceFredriksen in large-scale Seadrill share acquisitionDNB: Maersk is looking to exit tanker market completelyAker Solutions to axe another 175 jobsShipowners: EU is wasting an opportunity to open portsMaersk Oil postpones giant gas field in the Norwegian SeaMaersk Line will save USD 350 million a year with 2MMarine insurance industry concerned about mega-shipsNorway supports EU sanctions against RussiaThe new strategy for Maersk's 5th core business unitMedia: 13,500 Norwegian oil jobs in dangerHamburg Süd and UASC form global collaborationDSV: Customers will be hit by sulfur regulationsCleaning reduces Norden's fuel consumptionSeaIntel: Maersk Line's fleet to grow moderatelyMedia: Mass layoffs underway at Stena LineKorea's four largest yards lose significant market valueUASC: Hamburg Süd to benefit from Ocean ThreeMajor Chinese port rewards environmental shipsJohn Fredriksen's fortune exceeds USD 16 billionMaersk Line challenges rivals with North-South growth strategyEU takes Spain to court for insufficient port securityNew fuel could could change the market completelyNordic banks: North Sea crisis soon overPareto-owner has raised billions for shippingAhrenkiel: This is the solution for struggling German shippingNorden announces new Australian offenseWood trade grew 7 percent in 1st half of the yearGiant ships put pressure on South American portsThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchRussia and the US in successful Arctic drillingTorm lenders present proposal for debt restructuringInternational shipping ready to ditch the faxContainer set to reach record-high scrapping levelFive banks have signed the Torm agreementSeaIntel: 2M beats rivals from key Chinese portThese ports are vulnerable to congestionThis is the agenda for the Danish Maritime ForumAlphaliner: Container rates headed for new lowSulfur regulations make CMA CGM raise prices significantlyCarsten Ostenfeldt joins Nordic TankersScorpio part of the Trident AllianceGertsen & Olufsen appoints new managementChina's biggest yard ready again in 2015Mitsui invests billions in LNG vesselsMedia: Rig operator sues StatoilHapag-Lloyd and Hamburg Süd in new reefer collaborationEast-west unit to boost Maersk Line's profitSylvester Jensen's plan for Nordic TankersBritish broker looking to enter bulk Top 3 before 2016MSC climbs the list of reliable carriersChina awards four carriers state subsidies for scrappingGlobal oil demand at all-time highNorden investor enters supertanker segmentEvergas-owner and German Hartmann form ambitious gas ventureUltrabulk lands attractive Japanese financingGreek shipowners to pay extra taxes until 2017Fredriksen in joint venture with VLCC poolStolt-Nielsen: No sign of improvement in 2015Hafnia Tankers lost USD 5.2 million in 2nd quarterBW LPG: Rate boom will end after 2015Risk Intelligence to triple profits by 2016FMC Chairman: We will keep a close eye on 2MMSC founder's son appointed new CEOOMT triples its revenueKorean shipping giant up for saleShippers: New alliances will strengthen competitionSwedish tonnage tax pushed to next yearDanish special forces in "hostage situation" on Mary MaerskThis week's top stories on ShippingWatch"Diego will likely keep the Saturday meetings"Dyrbye: How carriers can save five percent on fuelPort of Hamburg forced to postpone expansion plansNew ShippingWatch magazine out nowBanana merger puts pressure on reefer shipsIndustry wants IMO to act on poor bunkerAnalyst agency lowers dry bulk forecastDrewry: Global alliances a long way offFlemming Jacobs joins Israeli ZimP&O: Sulfur regulations cost GBP 30 million a yearIMO: Carriers should get the fuel they pay forWorld's largest mining company maybe underwayStar Bulk gains millions by divesting Pan Ocean claimDSV appoints new CEO of the Air & Sea divisionLloyd's Register: Need for heavy fuel is risingAlphaliner: Battle for market shares on the PacificOW Bunker downgrades 2014 result forecastOECD: This is how the ports can make money Fredriksen merges his dry bulk giantsNordic banks: China's growth starting to seepKongsberg wins million-dollar Norwegian Sea contractMajor shareholder: Unfortunate OW Bunker downgradeChina will maintain steady economic growthRussia will continue fighting the NOx requirementsDrewry: This is what the future container industry looks likeEU: Maersk must say goodbye to exclusive banana dealMaersk Line: 2M to launch operations in JanuarySmedegaard puzzled by equity funds in shippingRussia looking to ease Arctic bureaucracyRio Tinto anticipates mine closuresChina will surpass the US to become world's biggest economyHere are the pictures from the Danish Maritime ForumMore students choosing maritime coursesMaersk Line confirms 2M approvalDanske Bank: Fredriksen makes bulk giant strongSohmen-Pao: Shipping should step in front with CO2 levyThe IMO needs to eliminate three obstacles next weekCEO: Damco back in black next yearHafnia Tankers finds technical management for its fleetNiras to expand oil terminal in MombasaMoody's sees stable shipping climate and moderate growthThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchMonjasa-owners withdraw from daily managementNGO: 515 ships scrapped on beaches in 2014Statoil divests assets for billions in AzerbaijanJapan ratifies ballast water conventionMajor Norden shareholders terminate mutual agreementSeafreight drives growth at Kuehne+NagelSeaIntel: Strong European import good news for carriersPhilippines to discard half of the country's maritime schoolsMajor fluctuations make Norden-investor hesitantBallast water convention moves closerCEO: New bunker requirements will break suppliersRosneft hires law firm to fight Western sanctionsThe NOx fight intensifiesHighest number of Asian pirate attacks in many yearsGiant oil discovery in the Barents SeaEU to support former STX yard employees in FinlandStatoil CEO resigns with immediate effectPacific Basin surpasses tough dry bulk marketSupreme Court approves APM Terminals' Costa Rica projectHafnia Tankers-owner uses simple investment testIMO listens to carriers' ballast water pleasAvance Gas downgrades consolidation planEU rejects complaint from ScandlinesRio Tinto tops iron ore in the 3rd quarterMedia: Andreas Nordseth in play for IMO top job Tanker giant postpones New York IPOBimco: Asia-Europe could be surpassed by another routeLloyd's Register: 24,000 teu ships on the wayDrewry: Shipping earnings down 25 percentMaersk Supply Service places large order for 6 shipsFortescue continues iron ore growthMaersk Drilling extends multi-million dollar contractEx-Statoil CEO sets a new European salary recordVLCC purchase pulls down EuronavAnalysis: Shipping vulnerable to cyber crimeAker-owner is the richest man in NorwayMaersk Drilling hit by the oil industry downturnIMO sidesteps legal requirements for bunker qualitySEB: OW Bunker leaning toward new downgradeSmedegaard: Corruption poses a significant risk for usThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchBrazil rejects Maersk Oil's field divestmentMedia: German banks at risk of failing stress testSeaIntel: Bigger risks than Ebola in West AfricaRussia finds new ways to import foodOil and gas to raise Hansa Heavy LiftWill lower oil prices make carriers ditch slow-steaming?Russia loses NOx fight at the IMOJens Martin Jensen steps down as Frontline CEOWISTA members launch Nordic collaborationHuge interest in North Sea oil explorationAlphaliner: Low oil price could worsen overcapacityYildirim to sell its CMA CGM shares in 2015Klaus Nyborg appointed new Chairman of USTCThe name is Bulc... Violeta BulcCMA CGM boosts reefer market shareAsian carriers expand collaboration to the USal-Qaeda calls for attacks on shipping hubsNordea: Shipping and offshore losses reduced significantlyYildirim Holding to invest massively in portsAustralian mining giant grows significantly on iron oreFearnley: Dry bulk asset values will dive in 2015Maersk Line sticks to slow steamingAPM Terminals in conflict in JordanShipowners: Transport Commissioner sends clear signalsTotal brings back former CEOOW Bunker lowers growth forecastChina's shipowners call for more competitionJudgment day for the German shipping banksIntertanko: IMO bunker initiative only first stepSpecialized vessels increase Wärtsilä's order volumeDenmark nominates Nordseth to head IMOUS crude export reaches new record-highThe road to the IMO's seat of powerIBIA: IMO takes a step forward on bunkerShipowners criticize the EU for lack of port ambitionsMarorka prepares for strong growthShippers call for transparency on sulfur costsPresenting the new IUMI President's agendaATP: OW Bunker has breached our trustFredriksen will acquire Norwegian gas carrierThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchSecret million-dollar settlement in fraud caseOil company in dramatic showdown in fraud caseThis week's highlights in shippingUS-based equity fund could be new owner of TormWorld's largest shipping banks pass stress testABB Marine: Future ships will run on electricitySeaIntel: Few Baltic ports hit by Russian import banTorm to regain top-ranking among global tankersPresenting Andreas Nordseth's IMO agendaScorpio Tankers lost USD 1.2 million in 3rd quarterClarkson sees positive container market into 2015GEA wants to set new fuel quality standardsInvestor sells OW Bunker stake in protestFewer newbuildings impact Alfa Laval's 3rd quarterNorden's market value down almost USD 1 billion this yearIce and cold closed the Northwestern passage Hemmingsen: Drilling's billion-dollar goal could be droppedPlatou: Collapsed fuel price benefits chemical tankerSeafreight drives growth in historically strong DSV quarterIncreased capacity makes DP World growGiant impairment sends Statoil into the redFinnlines considers Polferries acquisitionBraemar ACM can save more than expectedGoldman Sachs: Oil price will drop to 85 dollarsScorpio Bulkers has lost USD 45 million in 2014Braemar ACM believes in gas and offshore vesselsThird quarter brings fresh air to MilahaNorden hires new CEO from Pacific BasinRobert Bugbee: We have the fleet everybody wantsShipowners: It is our duty to rescue illegal refugeesMaersk Drilling to hire 550 people in NorwayWestern Bulk suffered a USD 24.5 million deficitJan Rindbo: My three key leadership skillsTransatlantic leaves deficit behind in tough marketDong Energy increases 2014 full-year forecastDNB Markets slaps a warning sign on the VLGCsHSH Nordbank pumps fresh capital into shippingShortage of drivers hits container carriers in the USGerman shipowner in ambitious Chinese collaborationContainer rates in big leap this weekThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchEuropean shipowners call for market access in ChinaThis week's highlights in shippingSeaIntel: Container carriers spend more time in portsStatoil expects giant profit from Johan SverdrupGreek Costamare grew in 3rd quarterGolden North-South routes disappoint big-time in 2014Dynamar: Container ships getting busier in the MediterraneanContainer carriers halt decline in reliabilityCMA CGM saves 5 percent on fuel by retrofittingOil and gas shares in big dive on Oslo Stock ExchangeRobert Bugbee in surprise exit from gas carrierBraemar ACM: Australian coal export in steady growthChina to allow private investors in shipping companiesAlphaliner: Few orders for new container shipsMajor impairment in Rickmers' Singapore companyThis is break-even for giant Johan SverdrupArdmore ended 3rd quarter with a small profitJ. Lauritzen moves out of central CopenhagenCosco: Two years until shipping starts to improveNordic Offshore Marine files for bankruptcyDFDS set to continue Scottish-Belgian serviceThe Greek orderbook exceeds USD 27 billionOW Bunker share placed on matching haltRussian bunker market will become even cheaperAPM Terminals cancels new US joint ventureOW Bunker threatened by Singapore lossesOW Bunker in fraud case of USD 125 mlnInsolvent OW Bunker has lost entire equity Torm raises its guidanceStatoil suspends two rigsSuddenly, there was a knock at the door at OW…Dryships: Dry bulk will rebound in 2015ECSA launches sulphur surveyJ Poulsen steering toward German merger"OW Bunker was a meltdown of nuclear dimensions"Maersk orders new feeders due to Sulphur demandsNew Jersey halted Maersk’s port partnershipStatoil wins 12 new North Sea licensesDoes the OW Bunker management have a case?Dorian LPG raises revenue significantlyLauritzen: We are not moving to saveThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchOW Bunker files for bankruptcy OW Bunker crash leaves bloody trail through oil companiesSingapore looking into OW Bunker scandalOW Bunker CEO brought "cleaner" back in OctoberBraemar ACM pushes recovery another two yearsUASC steps up fight for the reefer marketOW Bunker's Singapore company aggressive from day oneDrewry: Trade through Suez acceleratingWärtsilä wins order to supply 54 engines for LNG shipsMaersk Line expects USD 2 billion profit in 2014Singapore: OW Bunker crash causes minimal disruptionGet a full overview of the Maersk result hereLawyers behind OW Bunker IPO to clean up after collapseGerman shipping group hires Maersk Broker managerThe OW Bunker scandal day by dayCarriers establish new MR poolMaersk Group expects oil price of USD 80-90Norden suffered USD 11 million operating loss in 3rd quarterMaersk Line will order new ships within 6 monthsIBIA will support companies hit by OW Bunker collapseOW Bunker's partners fell one by one in SingaporeNorden hit by surprisingly low Chinese coal importSBM Offshore settles bribery casesEitzen Chemical in continued declineOW Bunker creditor arrests 15 vesselsHSH Nordbank: Equity funds important to shippingHapag-Lloyd continues heavy lossesMaersk Line set to order the big shipsCSAV reduces deficit once againOdfjell: Chemical tanker slowly improving100 oil companies have claims in OW Bunker"German yards have adapted to the new reality"J. Lauritzen downgrades full-year expectationsDP World to invest USD 2.6 billion in logisticsTransatlantic is both pleased and not pleasedThoresen Director to head new dry bulk poolThis is OW Bunker's secret and giant Singapore businessClarksons looking to acquire Norwegian PlatouMonjasa-owners found new companyIntertanko gets a Greek ChairmanThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchOne container carrier outruns the othersMaersk Broker: Chinese coal plan encouraging for dry bulkEpic Gas continues in the redWorld's biggest listed bulk carrier soon a realityDenmark to fight pirates off West AfricaThis is the plan for Thoresen's new dry bulk poolStatoil chief strategist: Shale revolution has only just begunBad news for shipping from G20 and JapanLars Møller hits back at OW Bunker managementCourt sides with Western Bulk in million-dollar caseUS crude oil production boomingEuropean refineries ready for sulfur regulationsBattle intensifies on the US West CoastBank aggressively demanding OW claims from carriersJ. Lauritzen to transport 600,000 tons wood pelletsNorth American winter to decide VLGC fortunesWorld's biggest container ship launchedPrivate equity fund considering tanker IPOThe new CEO of EMS Seven Seas presents his agendaUltragas: More ships headed for Danish flagEU now ready to monitor ships' CO2 emissionsCrude oil boosts SovcomflotNew broker merger in the pipelineMonjasa's Africa company acquires tonnageGerman Marenave in costly impairmentBW LPG: Good times will continue another yearThe complete list of the 100 creditors with claims in OW BunkerSulfur requirements make Stena bet on methanolMAN supplies world's biggest engine to new giant shipOW Bunker Board responds: We are shockedWestern Bulk CEO: 2014 was a five-year lowEuropean shippers in strong critique of alliancesWelltec maintains strong growthDFDS raises expectations for 2014 again Torm in non-compliance with loan facilitiesOW Bunker's risk manager: It was speculationAegean: Our claim in OW Bunker is smallerMake or break for DFDS in Channel dispute next weekLars Møller changed DOT clause just before bankruptcyLego family buys shares in ErriaThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchCarsten Mortensen joins BW offshore's board Danske Bank: Golden Ocean is the one to ownSeaIntel: Far too many big container ships next yearPension giants to scrutinize OW Bunker collapseWall Street has Torm in a speculative iron gripCMA CGM made USD 201 million profitStruggling Noreco fires CEOUS West Coast port negotiations deadlockedBleak prospects: Asset values headed for new diveJ. Lauritzen opens dry bulk office i SwitzerlandIdle container ships at lowest level since 2008Lars Mikael Jensen: Asia is far from mainstream EuropeFrontline takes another big hit from impairmentsPlatou sold to Clarksons for GBP 281.2 millionPort of Hamburg sustains growthDrewry: Slower growth for Maersk Line in 2015Welltec could soon be hit by declining oilCMA CGM acquires German carrier OPDRNordic Shipholding suffered USD 4.6 million deficitAPM Terminals to strengthen activities in TurkeySkou: Maersk Line and MSC must be equally reliableThe oil crisis has cut Seadrill's value by USD 3.80 billion The crisis could postpone equity funds' exit from shippingErria expects improved result in 2014Major shareholders in uproar over Statoil CEO's salary packageOW's management knew about giant Singapore creditsOW Bunker crash now hitting carriersWärtsilä chosen for Maersk Supply Service's new shipsMaersk Broker considering mergerRotterdam tempts carriers with lower tariffsAnother European nation wants to be at the maritime forefrontNew price structure underway for the Panama CanalMajor shareholder got out of OW Bunker in timeDanish bunker companies' ship hijacked off AfricaNordea: The winner and loser after the OPEC meetingVale: Higher iron ore prices in 2015DNB expects new deficit for Norden in 2015Hafnia: Tanker rates headed for great finish in 2014Fredriksen has secured Flex LNG's futureThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchHafnia Tankers loses money againViking Supply Ships loses three big contractsMaersk Supply Service notes oil fluctuationsGerman KfW: German shipping will stay in crisis modeDrewry: Shippers consider planes on the US West CoastDrilling giant fighting for Rosneft collaborationUS working on bigger penalties for sulfur violatorsProject to map network between forwarders and brokers31 shipowners now demand strong sulfur enforcementMaersk Broker opens door to Asian offshore marketOil price sends offshore shares down in OsloContainer carriers' reliability plummets in the USThe EU plans to bet on the following maritime investmentsSkuld: Switching fuel in ECA zone puts strain on enginesMonjasa and Trafigura dominate West Africa bunker marketGlobal trading house recruits 40 former OW employeesHapag-Lloyd completes merger with Chilean CSAVAuthorities investigate tug companiesDeep Sea Supply CEO steps downGerman container carrier to out-flag entire fleetNorden: Tanker at highest level since financial crisisNew dry bulk giant in 3rd quarter deficitHundreds of carriers trapped following OW Bunker crashThis is how the EU will ensure sulfur enforcementMaersk Group maintains Saudi Arabia activitiesLower oil prices good news for TormOil companies withdraw from the North SeaDSV looking to acquire US-based transport giantSwedish tonnage tax fades in political chaosDenmark advances on the list of biggest flag statesPresenting the 2M alliance's new East-West networkSouthern Europe objects to EU sulfur proposalEnvironmental NGO criticizes Polar CodeRoyal Arctic Line launches generational changeScorpio puts Dorian LPG shares up for saleStatoil: Johan Sverdrup unaffected by falling oil priceICS: Governments should join forces against sulfur violatorsOil and gas down USD 27.5 billion on Oslo Stock ExchangeOW Bunker trustee: Giant Singapore losses still a mysteryMaersk Line gets 78 ports in East-West network in 2015This week's top stories on ShippingWatchSovcomflot raises millions of USD in Europe for new vesselsMaersk drawn back into Brazilian corruption caseDifficult to avoid double-claims from OW BunkerAcquisitions of smaller container operators gaining groundNordea: Subcontractors the big losers following oil dropLearn how much the global fleet pollutes in portsAegean buying up OW Bunker oilAvance on Dorian: We want all or nothingShipping shares plummet on the New York Stock ExchangeAlphaliner questions Hapag-Lloyd acquisitionEmanuele Grimaldi: Sulfur requirements will divide RoRoManagement discord brings new CEO to OdfjellStolt-Nielsen takes a beating on the Oslo Stock ExchangeOECD: The challenges faced by the world's biggest portsDanish minister calls on colleagues ahead of sulfurNordic American Tankers grows fleet to 24 vesselsExxonMobil preparing new ECA zone fuelsFlex LNG resists Fredriksen bidMaersk Line and Hamburg Süd beat rivals on reliabilityPension funds launch legal battle against OW BunkerNorwegian oil workers fear mass layoffsNew strategy intensified disagreements at OdfjellInvestors pound dry bulk assets down 30 percentRolls-Royce in Maersk order worth GBP 54 millionNorden lowers 2014 forecast to USD 290 million deficitDutch offshore giant axes 1,200 employeesKlaus Nyborg: Norden has been too optimisticMonjasa headed toward record revenue in 2014Maersk Broker in dry bulk join venture with Lightship Svitzer wins fight for 12-year contract in OmanMedia: Marine gas oil beats low sulfur fuelSeveral dry bulk carriers could collapse going forwardMoody's: Stable climate for US container portsMonjasa moves its biggest business to DubaiSvitzer discussing collaboration with US-based competitorDanish bunker giant takes over part of OW BunkerPacific Basin divests tugboatsChina places more yards on "white list"Maersk Tankers: Product tanker rebound is short-livedUS deal looks like beginning of new Svitzer strategyThis is Ocean Three's East-West network Major shareholder working to divest Hapag-Lloyd stakeEngelstoft outlines unit plan for APM Shipping Services KfW: Sovcomflot loan benefits European industryLloyd's Register: Many issues concerning new fuelsContainer customers benefit the most from low oil priceMaersk Broker's new bulk venture ready to expandSeaIntel: Two alliances to compete on ULCCs in 2015Capesize rates plummet to historic lowMedia: Italian police arrests Danish OW exec in fraud caseUASC increases European presenceDenmark wants to regain Top 5 on gross tonnageNew German-Polish feeder collaboration in the BalticMaersk's market value down USD 13 billionOMT: Interest in retrofit growing significantlyMaersk starts oil hunt in the Norwegian SeaSeaIntel: The 10 worst container trades in 2014OW Bunker presented DOT as golden egg in 2013Dry bulk asset values rattling down day by dayInvestment bank could lose USD 52 million on OW BunkerThe US cements Jones ActRotterdam: LNG represents the future of shippingBenefits of new eco-ships undermined by falling oil priceNew vehicles reduce APM Terminals' CO2 emissionsScorpio Bulkers cancels six Capesize newbuildingsBugbee: Oil slide extends potential significantlyNorden initiates billion dollar newbuilding investmentStar Bulk in five-year deal with Australian mining companyEIA: Lowest profits for OPEC oil export since 2010Clarksons: Third straight year with container growthScorpio Bulkers facing strong headwind among investorsWorld's biggest scrapping yards looking to be approvedDanish Fraud Squad arrests former OW Bunker execGerman KG companies in million-dollar deal with TeekayHong Kong shipowners criticize EU unilateral efforts on CO2Major dry bulk carriers finish 2014 at standstillFormer OW Bunker exec to go before judge on FridaySkuld hit by more claims from carriersTrustees chasing contentious OW company in SingaporeThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchWärtsilä gets green light for LNG terminal in FinlandDeep bulk crisis forces Lauritzen to impair USD 160 millionHafnia Tankers secures full financing for newbuildingsEU will keep a close eye on Maersk Line and MSC Fredriksen: Stay away from the oil service sectorConsultant: Actual risk of engine failure in ECA zonesHapag-Lloyd completes EUR 370 million capital increaseScorpio Bulkers divests another newbuildingChristmas on ShippingWatchEitzen Chemical lands crucial capital agreementMedia: OW Bunker threatened by collapse in OctoberClipper believes Alang beach is the right choiceWärtsilä: ECA development has been surprisingWeak scrapping in 2014 bad news for container carriersAegean takes over ships from OW BunkerSliding oil price makes Maersk reconsider strategyJens Grønning: Our optimism remains intact DSV has grown 25 percent in the USGerman multipurpose carrier in Chinese agreementPresenting the shipowners' agenda for 2015These are the dry bulk losers entering 2015DFDS beat everyone in transport and shipping in 2014Maersk: Several uncertainties with low sulfur fuelThe Norwegian Oil Fund sues BP for giant lossRate increase on Asia-Europe petering outEquity funds more cautious about entering shippingNo end in sight for the oil slideTallink: No thanks to scrubbers2015 will be a battle for the biggest container shipsShippingWatch wishes all our readers a Happy New YearSeadrill exercises option to buy drilling vesselConcordia Maritime extends contracts with oil majorInvestors in product tanker mercifully through 2014OW Bunker management sued for USD 106 millionNordea: Norway's downturn in shipping and oil beats 1987SeaIntel: Transatlantic will be next victim of instabilityTime is up - sulfur regulations start tomorrowWhy more carriers opt out of using pilots in Nordic watersInvestors prepare giant claim against OW Bunker managementSCFI index down again this weekAlfred Hartmann new head of German shipownersThe alliances' roles in the 2015 container drama Russians acquire remains of STX yard in FinlandThe Nicaragua Canal is considering an IPOMaritime power center to pave way for growth in IndonesiaMedia: Svitzer to salvage capsized Höegh shipShipping companies drawn to LuxembourgDP World to invest USD 1.9 billion this yearUltrabulk: Oil slide kindles overcapacity problemsKorean yard giant wants orders for USD 23 billion this yearMaersk's Russian port company plummets on the stock exchangeNGO on Clipper's decision: Alang is never okayShipbroker Gibson splits from ownerThese are Wärtsilä's three guiding factorsPlatou: Golden 2015 ahead for tankersDutch company postpones new SECA routeThe English Channel dispute will be settled on FridayRussian prestige project gets billion-dollar subsidiesMaersk paid USD 39 million to cancel ship contractsMaersk puts Greenland oil hunt on holdDNB optimistic about several segments in 2015Weak euro hits Seago Line - and its customersClipper establishes new Supramax dry bulk poolThe Panama Canal will raise toll structureSeaIntel: Farewell to slow steaming with oil price of USD 50 Weak share prices could send carriers off NasdaqLundin cuts 30 percent from its oil investment budgetGrowing optimism for port solution on US West CoastChinese investment boom could lift bulk ratesFredriksen's dry bulk giant secures work for 15 CapesizeThe first 10,000 oil jobs will disappear here:Thome Group brings in new CEO from DNV GL"We have no plans of becoming a soccer sponsor"Major German bank will sell ships in bundles to equity funds"Time for Somalia itself to target pirate kingpins "Fatal wreck shocks dry bulk and marine insurersDo you agree with the shipping leaders' maritime agenda?OW Bunker loss forces Wiljo to Chapter 11Aegean takes over ships from OW Bunker in HamburgCosco scraps more ships as part of fleet renewalWorld's No. 1 scrap dealer recommends AlangUS bulk giant preparing to issue sharesTrading houses book supertankers for oil storageEurotunnel leaves the English Channel to DFDS and P&OThe low oil price has now reached the Danish yardsThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchOdfjell makes big cuts with new cost reduction plan Helsingor-Helsingborg sold to First State InvestmentsUS container volume growth projected in 1st half of 2015Shipping.dk acquires Maersk Broker AgencyStar Bulk in dive following share sale announcementSeaIntel: Baltic Sea ports seem to dodge sanctionsIMO expected to put bauxite on the agenda after wreckOffshore carriers prepare for tough six months aheadPoor prospects for China's steel export in 2015Election campaign for IMO top job beginsShippers on US West Coast: We're approaching gridlock Thorco: Multi-purpose under pressure in 2015Nordic Tankers divests ships for USD 21.8 millionOW Bunker's banks file giant claim against Norwegian subsidiaryNordea: Maersk carriers save USD 2 billion on oilChina's General Nice acquires Greenland mining projectExtremely few carriers use Bimco's scrapping contractWorld Bank downgrades economic growth forecastPacific Basin performs USD 132 million impairmentShipowners pay large sums following OW Bunker collapseMore attacks on tankers increased piracy in 2014Intercargo warns bulk carriers of bauxite transportsMaersk Drilling has gaping holes in its orderbookShell ditches giant project following sliding oil priceThese are the tanker carriers' biggest customersAnalysts: Oil industry about to make the real cutsMany container ships arrived late in DecemberAnother Greek bulk carrier violates Nasdaq regulationsFlemming Ipsen new chairman of C-leanshipBulk Jupiter survivor: It happened very fastMedia: BP to axe hundreds of North Sea jobs Tense prelude ahead of bulk carriers' annual reportsCMP to establish low-sulfur fuel facilityEU: Sulfur directive can cost carriers EUR 10 billionShipping has resulted in 228 casualties in 3 years Arctic oil hunt impossible with materials available todayWiljo sells off bunkering activitiesEU tightens control of sulfur content in ship fuelEpic Gas CEO resignsMoody's: Shipping benefits from low oil priceThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchNorden's head of Panamax resigns after discordABB lands USD 60 million order for cruise shipsDeutsche Bank: Scorpio Bulkers needs capitalSeaIntel: Cheap bunker could bring 20 pct more teuStraits Tankers: Daily rates up to USD 40,000 Drewry: Strong balance makes Norden attractiveCosco receives giant state loan for newbuildingsCMA CGM volumes at 12 million teu in 2014These are the biggest bunker companies in SingaporeAlphaliner: Asian carriers preparing to order mega-shipsRio Tinto grew iron ore exports 17 percent in 2014Norden changes its dry bulk organizationNorway cuts oil budget by USD 23 billionChristian Bonfils resigns from Nordic Bulk CarriersSkuld completes management shuffleBelgian supertanker announces first IPO in 2015BHP Billiton on track for growth targetsNorwegian bulk carrier surprises with profit in dreadful yearMaersk carrier launches world's longest feeder servicePort giant PSA handled 5.8 percent more teu in 2014Baltic shipyard Fayard in strong 2014 finish Discord with US-owner made Nordic Bulk CEO resignMass layoffs in the oil industry increase every dayAnalysis: LNG fuel to reach 22.5 million tons by 2025Kim Fejfer: Mega-ships force ports to more investmentsRAL ready to receive first of five new ships in JuneTrading houses charter more supertankers for oil storageAnalysts: Did Scorpio miss out on product tanker rebound?MyFerryLink achieved growing revenues in the ChannelHundreds of ships' fuel to be checked in North EuropeMaersk Line and DB Schenker in new partnershipThursday's first round of layoffs in NorwaySemco Maritime expands in HoustonScorpio considers new bulk to tanker conversionsDrewry: Pacific ports benefit from Panama expansionAPM Terminals headed toward USD 1 billion resultEuronav upscales New York IPODelayed Chilean factory hits MCI in 2014EU court shelves sanctions against Iranian shipping companiesThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchScorpio Tankers in open dispute with analystsThe oil industry's five guiding themesHow MCI plans to beat its competitorsCosco in black following three deficit yearsContainer carriers' battle for Asia-West Africa intensifiesIMO agrees on definition for black carbon in the ArcticPort of Gothenburg lost speed in 2014Bimco: No Greek palace revolutionHSH Nordbank to eliminate USD 1.7 billion in shipping debtAlphaliner: Conflict on US West Coast enters critical stageMaersk Line and CMA CGM in new structure on West AfricaUASC goes reefer shoppingFour companies to handle large-scale Egyptian LNG importNordic Tankers consolidates activities in CopenhagenSkuld: Low oil price could lead to more accidents Drewry: Alliances are better than their reputationEitzen Chemical settles debt restructuring planNordic Tankers CEO: We now have a solid financial platformNegotiations on US West Coast reach key milestoneNew Greek government calls off divestment of Piraeus portRussian sanctions could become serious nowSeaIntel: Rate slide ahead on Asia-Europe and the PacificTorm eyes the end of two-year reshuffleEvergreen charters eleven ULCCsEitzen CEO: Now we're ready for acquisitionsWärtsilä projects positive market growth in 2015Stolt-Nielsen worried about the tanker marketExpansive VLCC carrier back in blackContainer carriers less reliable ahead of the New YearScientists: Nicaragua Canal could trigger eco-catastropheGazprom and Shell in significant investment cutsHapag-Lloyd increases war risk surcharge on Libya Nordea: 2014 was a good year for shipping and oilEuropean yards secured 17 pct more orders in 2014Statoil shelves exploration in the Barents SeaExmar down in historically strong year for gas transportPwC: Tonnage tax crucial for offshore carriersMixed signals from Japanese carriersReturn to calm at Hanjin ShippingThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchWall Street Journal: Maersk Line considers mega-vesselsSeaIntel: California ports defy congestionTriton on Nordic Tankers: Things take timeStatoil competititors see solid activity in the Barents SeaClarksons completes Platou acquisitionNorwegian Flex LNG postpones newbuildingsDrewry: India boosts North-South container tradeUS West Coast drove container reliability down in 2014Hempel boosts US venture with new acquisitionOW trustees struggling with subsidiariesMedia: Statoil looking to push Johan Castberg fieldAlfa Laval makes a profit of USD 497 million in 2014DP World: We beat the market once againBP suffers billion dollar deficit in the 4th quarterCopenship files for bankruptcyAlphaliner: Improvements underway for non-operating ownersArdmore will continue to grow in 2015Statoil has appointed new CEOAlphaliner: Wärtsilä's Chinese mega-deal is a blow to MANMedia: How Iranian oil companies elude sanctionsGAC: Intense competition on hull cleaningMAN Diesel & Turbo: We will maintain position in ChinaEU recycling regulation will allow beaching Platou recommends bulk investors to sellScorpio Bulkers converts more Capesizes into tankersMaersk oil companies axe 120 jobsNordea and DNB maintain top ranking in marine financeSovcomflot boosts Russian-flagged offshore fleetMaersk ready for new oil investmentsChina Shipping in massive deal with state-owned bankMcQuilling: This is the tanker market for the next five yearsDong performs massive impairments due to oil crisisDenmark publishes new anti-piracy strategyCopenship trying to save the rest of the companyAir & Sea drove growth at DSV in 2014Oil price sliced 4 bln USD from Statoil result in 2014Dorian LPG more than doubles its revenueSverdrup field not in danger of Statoil budget cutsHamburg Süd expands cooperation with Ocean Three2M creates new service between Gothenburg and JapanTrustee: Claims against Copenship pouring inThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchPetrobras appoints new CEOEurotunnel haunting the English Channel againLloyd Fonds to rescue collapsed German KG shipsJohan Sverdrup can withstand extremely low oil priceDrewry: The market for ULCVs in deep splitSeaIntel: Chinese New Year brings fewer cancellations in 2015Prosafe believes in the North Sea in spite of lossFitch: Growth in European ports has peakedKPMG and PWC to recover OW receivables in SingaporeDry bulk index at all time lowAlphaliner: Shipowners flooded South America with capacityGolden Ocean in Capesize venture with four bulk carriersDebtwire: More debt deals on the heels of Torm and EitzenChinese billionaire new major shareholder in SeadrillDanaos points to stronger container marketMoody's: Chinese ports face fierce competitionBillung: Consolidation needed in tough marketFredriksen's bulk carriers complete merger dealHafnia Tankers expands with four large product tankersBunker quality getting back on trackDNB: The great offshore test to come in 2015Another Copenship company files for bankruptcyWestern Bulk suffered USD 57 million deficit in 2014Euronav's supertankers sailing at towering ratesInvestment plan for Sverdrup field could miss deadlineLloyd Fonds will have 30 ships in two yearsOdfjell predicts improvement in 2015OW Bunker's key partner banned in SingaporeSwedish TransAtlantic in black but eyes tough 2015Shell CEO: Oil prices will remain low all yearWestern Bulk: Even strong companies can failGerman sulfur survey: Almost everyone doing it rightChinese anti-graft watchdog will look into carriersSverdrup partners fail to reach permanent agreementDanish minister: Denmark will use every drop of oil in the North SeaWilh. Wilhelmsen hit on multiple frontsSeadrill cuts billion dollar order from PetrobrasReport: Shipowners' response to sulfur requirementsSBM Offshore leaves 2014 with million dollar deficitMaersk Oil CEO: "Details came out in our favor"This week's top stories on ShippingWatchDOT Singapore owes 329 million USD Bugbee: 2015 is already a tough year for bulkNew German shipowner president welcomes equity fundsSeaIntel: Maersk Line could win big on sliding oil priceRolls-Royce involved in Brazilian corruption scandalContainer customers still paying high piracy surcharges in SomaliaDrewry: Oil price neutralises low sulphur fuel cost WoodMackenzie: Johan Sverdrup is worth USD 11 blnChina saw record high wood import in 2014CKYHE to reorganize East-West networksEitzen Chemical performs large impairmentDSV: No global wave of acquisitionsIron ore price weighs down Fortescue in 2014German shipowners warn against further out-flaggingPort conflict paralyzes container carriers' reliabilityTrident Alliance: Still a long way to go in terms of sulfurDrewry points to improved dry bulk market by 2016US port conflict creates historical chaos in shippingMoody´s ready to lift Hapag-Lloyd rating after mergerDanske Bank: Offshore industry had become too costlyEuronav looks like analysts' tanker favorite in 2015 Hamburg Süd settles South American acquisitionDrewry: Rate collapse on intra-Asian servicesGo-ahead for 400 offshore turbines in the North SeaNorth Sea NECA zone efforts drag outBW LPG secures financing for seven newbuildingsDenmark preparing new maritime growth planBugbee: Multiple year recovery ahead for product tankerJapanese logistics companies buy their way into global topTeekay Tankers: The best spot rates in six yearsConcordia Maritime expands Suezmax ventureHempel opens first factory in AfricaNorden renegotiates contracts in struggling bulk marketAnalysts: Maersk Oil and Dong an obvious matchNavios Maritime reduced its deficit in 2014Record-low LNG rates could last for yearsLNG boosts Nakilat even furtherShippers sharpen the tone regarding container alliancesConcordia Maritime hopes to stay profitable in 2015Mining giant Vale increases output in tight marketAnalysts see massive Maersk uncertainties in 2015Banks in USD 500 million impairment for Torm dealThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchTransport workers welcome new deal in US port conflictThese will be the biggest container carriers after 2016Oldendorff Carriers landed another surplus in 2014Bunker market approaching normal after OW collapseJohn Fredriksen's oil company axes 1000 jobsCarriers: Uncertain bln-dollar ballast water marketMorgen Stanley: Very few bright spots in dry bulk SeaIntel: CKYHE to increase competition on the AdriaticClipper leaves Thorco board after disputePlatou: Dry bulk is this close to idling vesselsNorwegian Aibel lands Sverdrup USD 1 bln order 16 SECA countries discuss sulfur enforcement Cleanup after port conflict could take monthsDSV targeting major customers in the USSeaspan's profit took a dive in late 2014Dan-Bunkering dismisses its head of operations for AsiaFinnlines optimistic about 2015The Maersk Group made USD 5.2 billion profit in 2014 DFDS grew by 6 percent in 2014Rough oil market dealt Farstad a deficit in 2014HSH Nordbank: Asian investments a growing factor in shippingMaersk to divest all its shares in Danske BankSmedegaard: 2M will strengthen Maersk Line result this yearKuehne+Nagel beat the market on seafreight in 2014J. Lauritzen sees horrible 2015 aheadVLGC rates boosted Milaha 10 percent in 2014Oaktree behind new US-based VLCC giantLarge bulk carrier suffers new huge lossCFO leaves board at Thorco following ClipperAvance Gas sees good LPG market in coming yearsMaersk Line: Sharp prices on new shipsPacific Basin hit with huge deficit from weak marketRobert Uggla: Big challenges for Svitzer in AustraliaSeadrill: We'll exit the downturn a stronger companyFrontline 2012 surpassed all expectations in 2014APM Terminals execs dismissed for breach of internal policiesGreek banks looking to divest billion dollar shipping debt Welltec defies oil industry downturnMonjasa tanker detained in West Africa Fredriksen's bulk carrier Golden Ocean in giant deficitBW LPG doubles profits in 2014Deep Sea Supply challenged on orders going forwardThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchFavoritism in India shakes APM TerminalsMOL expands fleet with 4 large-scale vesselsThoresen Thai lands in black in 2014Sulfur countries ready with two control proposals Welltec: Hard work withstanding plunge in oil priceCrude oil boosted Maersk Tankers to massive profitVLCC divestments drove Scorpio Tankers' profit in 2014Rickmers Group refinances debt for billionsMSC takes steps to communicate more Deutsche Bank downgrades Star Bulk againUltrabulk hires Copenship employees for new unitTrust in Norden remains intact despite dry bulk collapseMorgan Stanley: Alliances will not affect pricesSøren Skou: The American market is on fireSoaring product tanker rates on the AtlanticSubsea 7 signs new million dollar contract with ShellNorden lost USD 416 million in 2014Torm made USD 77 million operating profit in 2014Smedegaard warned against corruption at Maersk GroupThe Panama Canal to reclaim its market shareWhere are the sulfur sinners in North Europe?Scorpio Bulkers lost USD 72 million in three monthsTorm seems a few weeks away from survivalNorden: Brutal dry bulk market will continue in 2015How carriers handled the conflict on the US West CoastDNV GL: Three things to drive innovation in the future of shippingJohan Sverdrup dispute flares up againThe shipping industry's seven requests for the EUAlphaliner: Maersk to keep 23 percent of oil savingsMore equity Funds to exit shipping in 2015 and 2016China's largest yard affected by arrestTorm's aging fleet matches new eco-design vesselsDid APM Terminals' HQ sanction Pipavav deals? Danske Bank: Significant potential in Hafnia TankersVioleta Bulc: Shipping needs investments in peopleLow bunker price puts on pressure the intra-Asian marketGolar LNG in Russian gas collaborationSkuld: Safety risk with low sulfur fuelClaus-Peter Offen considering IPO in the USStatoil postpones two giant oil fieldsThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchMSC sees mega-vessel limit at 20,000 teuAnalysts: This is the strongest dry bulk carrierHamburg Süd: Strong growth in 2015Ramboll increases revenue despite sliding oil priceContainer carriers boost efforts against accidentsOW trustees question financial reports from 2011-2013Clarksons' result up 35 percent in 2014.Desmi positioning itself for ballast water breakthroughBBC Chartering: Multi-purpose off to strong start in 2015Media: Maersk puts Esvagt up for sale for USD 580 millionDong "considering possibilities" of potential saleCanadian Algoma hires Ken Bloch Sørensen as CEOKG collapse slashes German container fleet controlTeam Tankers eyes stronger chemical market Maersk Line cancels Daily MaerskFearnleys: Strong US market boosts successful gas giantsStatoil is struggling to find partnersScorpio Bulkers takes new beating on the stock exchangeMaersk Line changing course on fuel surchargeEquity fund made big profits on separated OW companyKlaveness turns a profit in all-time low dry bulk marketUN tightens efforts against refugees at seaMedia: China's two largest yards pressured to mergerDanish Ship Finance warns against another newbuilding waveStena Weco charters four tankers from Aegean for five yearsEagle Bulk Shipping appoints new CEO ConocoPhillips cancels billion-dollar North Sea projectMajor bulk carrier falters on the stock exchangeSulfur violators to get jail time in Hong KongWrist Ship Supply looking to grow in Asia in 2015Only a few tankers are used as floating storagesEvergas CEO new head of BW LPGWest Coast conflict halts growth in US portsAltor will hang on to OW Bunker's sister company - for nowLow oil price results in layoffs at RambollHansa Heavy sends COO to Asia-PacificWorld's biggest terminal company in slight setback in 2014Slight loss in 2014 for the world's largest port companyMedia: Commerzbank's shipping portfolio halved in 3 yearsClipper converts ships for sulfur requirementsHelsingborg Port beat costs in 2014Cairn Energy makes impairments on fields in GreenlandOW trustees take up fight with major banksKuehne and Fredriksen made the biggest fortunes in shippingDry bulk shipowners ready to scrap young shipsChina is hoarding commodities like never beforeErria's revenue skyrocketed by 24 percentMaersk Line appoints new CFOA2Sea: Offshore wind vessel rates down by 40 percentChina: Seven percent growth hard to reach this yearBottom-line growth in 2014 for VikingDirector resigns from APM Terminals in IndiaBoskalis made USD 516 million in 2014Media: Bankrupt STX yard to be liquidatedSingapore will check the marine gas oil tradeDry bulk crisis brings Jinhui a deficit in 2014Report: Scrubbers clean the air but pollute the seaFormer OW executive will be extradited to Italy2M and O3 have lost their lead on mega-tonnageAnalysis: Container shipowners' profits far from sufficientChina's yard giant to divest shipyard businessAegean increased revenue in tough bunker yearUK plans lower oil taxes in the North SeaBulk crisis cuts Ultrabulk's bottom line in halfMPA: Difficult to prevent all bunker fraudDry bulk meltdown could be a mere first warningHafnia Tankers made USD 11 million operating profit in 2014Russian crisis sent Global Ports into major deficit One-off item pulls Nordic Shipholding in blackOSG reduced deficit in 2014 after years of crisisDHT Holdings lands USD 20 million on new contractsUltrabulk: Our business model can survive the crisisAlphaliner: Carriers to deploy more ships to US East CoastRussian billionaire to sell North Sea fields after allMalaysia tightens bauxite controls after fatal wreckDP World exceeded expectations in 2014Drewry: Longer delays for container shipowners in FebruaryReport: Norwegian offshore carriers lose 4.2 percent this yearAnalysts: Potential IPO for Hafnia Tankers in 2015Clarksons: Big market for decommissioning in North SeaTransocean scraps four rigs and takes big lossNordea Markets: Chinese slowdown could last for decadesClipper Group appoints CEO of Irish ferry operatorSiem Offshore preparing to split the company in twoEuropean carriers calls for IMO action on scrapping DFDS faces unpredictable counterparty on the ChannelDry bulk merger: Worst market in 40 yearsNewspaper: Rickmers looking into New York IPODanske Bank strengthens shipping coverageBrokers: No rate improvement for Capesize shipsSeveral well-known shipping people join Dyrbye's C-leanshipDP World: Alliances have surprised the industryBanks divest loans in OW BunkerDrewry: Global Ports will lose even more in revenueThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchIMO wants industry's help with ballast waterThis is the impact of Hong Kong ECA zones on shipownersAPM Terminals maintains its faith in Global PortsAsia-Europe services elude London GatewaySeaIntel: Rate increases every other month in 2015Cargill: Access to insight is the differentiatorDenmark opens the door to more pilotage providersAnalyst: 11,000 have been laid off in Norwegian offshoreEU leaders: Free-trade agreement with the US must be settled this yearStatoil hits new gas pocket in Norwegian SeaDNV GL: Several risks with new fuel typesGovernment aid to Greek port is against EU rulesNewspaper: Eurotunnel has four buyers for MyFerryLinkAlphaliner: Difficult to justify extreme rate jumpsNew vessels boosted Topaz' result in 2014A2Sea: Declining daily rates will impact 2015 result Danske Bank: Freight volumes into Russia plummetingPetrobras scandal could hit Norwegian oil baronsFredriksen's dry bulk merger settledMorgan Stanley: Iran deal could send tanker rates soaringAlphaliner: Maersk has the highest oil surcharge on Asia-EuropeEU puts 40 Iranian carriers on sanctions listRickmers returns to dry bulk shipmanagementDrewry: DP World well-positioned for the coming yearsA2Sea: Rates for 2017 and 2018 going upBroad support for Torm rescue deal - this is the planHempel delivers best result in five yearsNovenco turns deficit into profitSovcomflot in black in 2014Dorian in ambitious pool cooperation with MitsuiSales of second hand container vessels peaksSeaLand eyes market growth of 4-5 pct. this yearUnifeeder impacted by decline in Russian marketTorm obtains forbearance from lendersOil hunters shy away from new projectsThis is Norden's ten-point savings planMaersk Line orders seven container vesselsCSAV provides new CFO for Hapag-LloydHapag-Lloyd in USD 656 million deficit for 2014Analysis: Oil companies cut budgets by one third in 2015Maersk Supply Service rejects Danish flag for new shipsTorm's board has completed set taskCMP's revenue benefits from growth in RoRoMaersk Line transfers thousands of contracts to SeaLandSeaIntel Consulting: Hapag-Lloyd faces huge challengeViking Supply Ships lands USD 100 million orderYemen conflict could hit key shipping routesThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchTorm loses head of tanker to Singapore competitorHabben Jansen: Decision on mega-vessels in 2015HSH increases expected use of state guaranteesTorm secures signatures for new rescue dealMSC's Northern European company doubles profitsCMA CGM improved annual result by 43 percentSeaIntel: Easy to cheat sulfur control at portsCT Offshore multiplied profits in 2014Maersk Chairman considers more divestmentsThe price of iron ore hits lowest level since 2007Container shipowners in new rate-turmoil in 2015DryShips sells tanker fleet to CEOShipowner to equity funds: Stop buying shipsDrewry: Shippers are now noting rate increasesAlphaliner: Maersk Line and MSC could expand cooperationPension funds ready for lawsuit against OW BunkerNordea: Damco and Maersk Tankers potential divestmentsIran ready to release huge amounts of oilFewer accidents please maritime insurance companiesBP Shipping: Transition to ECA is a positive experienceShipping and oil struggle on Oslo Stock ExchangeIran and Russia: Nuclear deal to be settled WednesdayMedia: Threat of new Somalian wave of piracyHamburg Süd retakes first place in reliabilityGrimaldi: Russian crisis calls for acute reactionHSH Nordbank: Only gradual recovery in shippingAustralia wants stricter sulfur requirementsThese are the candidates for Secretary General of the IMODrewry: Russian crisis casts shadow on Port of Hamburg German Rickmers invests USD 260 mio in new ships Easter on ShippingWatch DVB Board of Directors hires new shipping chiefSeaIntel: Container rates plunge to all-time lowDry bulk shipowner: We beat the market by farRescue plan for German KG ships fails first tryMaersk Line to save 60 percent on fuel by 2020New major American member of Trident AllianceAnalysis: Major discount on newer dry bulk vesselsEquity funds impair confidence in shippingOil companies and shipping getting ready for historic Iran dealNew York port authority hit by scandalsShell offers GBP 47 billion to acquire BG GroupJ. Lauritzen to sell ships to obtain liquidityFMC to discuss congestion and alliances next weekMedia: China Cosco in on trend with mega-vesselsTeam Tankers hires former OSG head as chairmanAnalysts: One year for Iran to reach normal oil outputKorea's biggest yard is investigated for tax irregularitiesBulk carriers will be drained of capital in 2015Record volumes for Maersk in Mumbai terminalSwire Blue Ocean: New strategy in the pipelinePacific Basin to raise USD 125 million through bond loansLow bunker price boosts Stolt-Nielsen in Q1Shipcraft sells out and shuts downEU maintains iron grip on Iranian shippingBraemar in large board reshuffleShell could beat arch enemies with new acquisitionTwo dry bulk companies unite fleet in mergerViking feels waves from crisis in offshoreGlobal shipping in outcry over catastrophe in MediterraneanRoyal Arctic Line: We are financially vulnerableViking Supply Ships AB appoints familiar CEOLloyd Fonds disappointed by KG failureNew Maersk boss: Big data is the next revolutionMonjasa ship released by authorities in AngolaIran's leader calls for sanctions to be lifted in one swoopChina intervenes after new iron ore price dropSaudi Arabian tanker giant lands ten-year contractRickmers upgrades container ships for USD 50 millionVLCC rates now exceeding USD 60,000 per dayMaersk ready to target Iran after nuclear agreementBW LPG orders four new VLGCsRamboll Oil & Gas makes big cuts in NorwayNGO: This many ships were beached in the first quarterNew job cuts on the way at StatoilSeaIntel: Mega-vessels reduce shipowners' flexibilityMaersk: We don't just build big because we canOil companies scrutinizing suppliers to cut costsSemco acquires Norwegian offshore from Bergen GroupEvergreen to invest USD 700 million in 20 feeder vesselsJ. Lauritzen repays remainder of expensive bond loanCanceled newbuildings could push tanker market to boiling pointMaersk Supply Service under daily pressure from customersSeaIntel: Railroad stealing market shares from ocean freightStrong Swiss Franc impacted Kuehne+Nagel 1Q resultPrice of iron ore calls for cuts at FortescueArab tanker carriers discuss mergerPareto: Fredriksen could reconquer tanker marketThe last part of Copenship to file for bankruptcy ThursdayJapan's Weathernews expands in EuropeNGO: Flag states blocking more responsible scrappingAlphaliner: Room for further decline in record-low container ratesNGO: Ships are less energy efficient than in 1990Significant demand for small container shipsLower growth in the world's portsFredriksen eliminates final obstacle for tanker giantWintershall approaching first Danish oil productionDeloitte could risk giant claim in OW Bunker casePierre-Yves Jullien resigns as Hempel CEODrewry: 2015 another year with too many mega-vesselsNew heavy lift carrier established in HamburgBulk carrier warned of potential forced delisting Unclear if Torm will refill position after tanker head resignsMeyer Werft acquires all of Finnish TurkuCEO: Here is how United Heavy Lift will succeed30 supply ships without work in the North SeaBimco: Low growth rates are the new normal in the industryDMI: Room for competition from WeathernewsScorpio Bulkers launches sale of newbuildingsPort of Hamburg: The entire Baltic Sea is hit by Russia's downturnGerman bunker supplier opens office in DenmarkAntwerp Port starts 2015 in strong formMaersk Oil to lay off 200 employeesNGO praises Boskalis for new scrapping practicePort of Rotterdam entered 2015 on a rollSignificantly improved reliability for container ships in MarchMilitant forces in Yemen take airport and oil terminalWorld's largest oil service company fires 11,000Container rates hit by new severe declineSeaIntel: Customers beat container carriers on ratesNew Evergas CEO: We need to start on LNGLast week's top stories on ShippingWatchJ. Lauritzen's owner puts headquarters up for saleEU ministers summoned after new shipping catastropheDanish Maritime Days ready with first program 2015Port of Hamburg: Expansion for mega-vessels will happen this yearCEO of Maersk Line's feeder carrier to APM TerminalsOrders for tankers at highest level in eight yearsTorm has lender support from 92 percent of lendersEsvagt delivers record-profit in tough offshore marketNo orders for oil rigs at major producerSeaIntel: IMF prognosis puts pressure on India and US portsHapag-Lloyd orders five new container shipsSvitzer in large-scale merger with US-based CrowleyHow Singapore and Denmark will target maritime growthNordea CEO: Shipping needs to adaptEU to reinforce maritime patrols in MediterraneanThe US sends warships to Yemen to protect shippingShipowners: NGO environmental critique is imaginativeArdent CEO: We'll be the biggest salvor in the worldShipowners: EU can no longer ignore humanitarian disasterDeep Sea Supply appoints new CEO Carsten Plougmann steps down as CEO of Maersk SupplyTwo tankers hijacked per month in Southeast AsiaContainer rates from Asia dive below USD 300 OW Bunker fraud-suspected exec heads to Supreme CourtPanalpina beat the market on ocean freight in Q1Norden chairman: We made one big mistakeWikborg Rein: Fierce disputes to follow oil plungeRolls-Royce appoints new CEOScorpio Bulkers confirms sale of newbuildingsTerntank ready for newbuildings in short seaContainer carriers launch price war on the AtlanticReederei NSB retrofits ships in new energy projectBaltic yard giant will grow 10 percent annuallyGerman shipowners call for Merkel to aid refugeesChinese banks want in on quality shippingFearnley: Spot rates on crude oil transports have peakedDoubts about security off West Africa after electionsForeign bunker companies with OW people enter CopenhagenOffshore crisis forces Polish Remontowa to be innovativeHamburg Süd hit by slowdown in Latin American key marketTrafigura increases trade of Russian oilPetrobras scandal costs billions of dollarsHSH Nordbank sells 14 distressed ships to NaviosShippers want to monitor container alliances on three main tradesNorden Chairman: Dry bulk must adjust to new realitySlight decline for Alfa Laval's maritime businessWill China build 50 giant dry bulk vessels?300 newbuildings blocking for healthy container industryNew Royal Arctic Line CEO: A time of change for GreenlandArctic Council will meet to discuss future strategyWärtsilä hit by low oil price in the first quarterThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchMedia: Hamburg Süd wants to join Ocean ThreeSeaIntel: Low rate levels are new realityCarsten Mortensen ready for expansion at BW GroupDecline for Rickmers Maritime continues in 2015Researchers: Explosive market for ballast water systemsDrewry: Faster Asia-Europe transit is an illusionGolden Ocean divesting bulk vessels on a large scaleScorpio Tankers made USD 40.7 million in Q1British government opposes BP saleFredriksen has lost USD 3 billion on oil slide and bulk collapseProfits at Scorpio foreshadow big boom in product tankerSeaspan confirms purchase of seven newbuildingsClarksons: Container fleet up 6.2 pct this yearDeutsche Bank: Booming VLCC rates pull Euronav way upMilaha grew across the board in Q1d'Amico International Shipping enters the LR1 segmentBig price differences in low-sulfur fuelMillions in EU funds to kickstart big data in shippingScorpio Bulkers in USD 52.1 million net loss for Q1Reederei NSB moves crewing to the PhilippinesIran detains cargo vessel Maersk Tigris Desmi gears up for expansion in 2015Concordia Maritime: Strong start to 2015Norwegian oil supplier fires 400 employeesSubsea 7 improved net result in tough marketDSV: Rate slump on Asia-Europe could delay transportContainer shipowners intensify battle for US East CoastDHT Holdings stays in the black in Q1This is Maersk Tigris' route through the Strait of HormuzCMA CGM acquires stake in Indian logistics groupIran: Debt must be cleared before Maersk vessel is releasedSeafreight continues to grow at DSVUS logistics group in billion dollar European acquisitionEuronav begins 2015 with significant growthBillion dollar impairment sends Statoil into the redControversial OW Bunker exec back in business in SingaporeAPM Terminals and Port of Gothenburg in open conflictScandlines grew its revenue as well as profit Maersk Line: Million dollar claim triggered Iran disputeDFDS will transport more cargo by railShippingWatch is closed on Friday May 1stBelgian Exmar in first quarter setbackSeaIntel: The new mega-vessels sail on timeClipper Group CEO appointed new head of OdfjellUACC achieves first positive result in 5 yearsMaersk calls for Iranian documentation on Maersk TigrisImportant deal down the drain for Semco MaritimeOrganizations: Shipowners could be squeezed on ballast waterKristian Mørch: Odfjell must strengthen its positionClipper looking at opportunities in collapsed bulk marketStatoil CEO points to possible acquisitionsFewer containers through Port of GothenburgUS Navy escorts British ships past IranLightship: Significant gains in volatile 2014The US FMC considers fines for shipownersDrewry: Hamburg Süd to strengthen allianceINTTRA sets up European headquarters in CopenhagenNordsøfonden makes huge impairments in 2014Panama Canal gets go-ahead for new price structureMaersk opting to be "more cautious" at IranPossible breakthrough for Golar LNG with new contractMaersk in talks with Iranian courts for detained shipProfits up by 30 percent at Ross' NavigatorAnalysis: Room for much tighter efficiency in new shipsStatoil points to new chairmanGolar LNG in negotiations for another FLNG vesselWestern Bulk lands a profit in first quarterSpeculations in Chinese container merger resurfaceIran to release seafarers once Maersk has paidBig players dragged into Petrobras scandalWestern Bulk: Only the industry can change dreadful bulk marketOdfjell improved operating result but lost USD 15 mln on bunkerMaersk Oil: We are being challenged in QatarMaersk and Rickmers: Maersk Tigris releasedThese are the points of contention for the MEPCGoldman Sachs: Dry bulk crisis until 2020Lower Danish offshore tax needs EU approvalGlobal hunt for tax evaders could hit shippingMSC takes steps to broaden social media presenced'Amico International Shipping turns a deficit into a profit in first quarterViking Supply Ships lands deficit in exhausted offshore marketSemco Maritime takes big hit from low oil price in 2014Many offshore vessels without employment in the North SeaStrong dollar benefited Wilh. Wilhelmsen in 1QChina's plunge in exports surprisingly big in AprilShipowners: German navy should rescue refugees outside of EU zoneKvaerner lost revenue in the first quarterMasterbulk places 16 dry bulk vessels with RickmersSlow ballast water ratification could disrupt innovationChina drawing the last air out of the dry bulk sectorSubsea 7 lands million dollar North Sea contractLast week's top stories on ShippingWatchWilhelmsen and Diana to operate dry bulk ships togetherMedia: Maersk close to ordering giant vessels in KoreaClarksons expects better result in second half of 2015Every third VLCC contract is for a floating oil depositDFDS introduces whistleblower systemDrewry: New elimination race in the container industryTough market forces SBM Offshore to further layoffsPort of Gothenburg and APM Terminals to hold crisis meetingScorpio purchases four LR2 product tankersMaersk Drilling hires new CCO from TransoceanTanker sends Norden into the black in Q1J. Lauritzen lowers forecast to minus USD 50-100 mln in 2015Impairments pull DryShips into new deficitNordic American Tankers benefits from oil boomStatoil makes executive changes and forms new business area93 LPG newbuildings in 2015 worry UltragasNorden: The strength of our strategy has now emergedSelect mega-fields could change global tanker trafficLauritzen CEO: Bulk will be under pressure until 2017Weak LPG market keeps Epic Gas in the redMaersk Line delivered USD 714 profit in Q1Hafnia Tankers seeks New York listingHabben Jansen lands profit at Hapag-LloydTorm delivers first profit in five yearsDenmark and Cyprus fight for IMO Secretary General positionTeam Tankers began the year with modest profitSmedegaard: Breaches at APM Terminals were severeClarksons Platou: Is Maersk Line losing the battle?ShippingWatch is closed on Thursday May 14thGains for DVB in spite of tough shipping marketBallast water hinges on several wild cardsJacob Meldgaard: We need to do even betterMaersk Line prepared to shut down servicesAnalyst: Hafnia in stronger result than expectedMoody's upgrades CMA CGM's ratingDFDS loses Battle on the ChannelNew initiative to kickstart Green Ship of the FutureIMO moves forward with global sulfur requirementsSkuld's bottom line cut in half in 2014Costs will divide product tanker carriers in 2015Last week's top stories on ShippingWatchEndofa plans Danish headquarterDFDS: Disappointing ruling in Channel disputeOdfjell: Carriers must take responsibility for the crisisAlfa Laval signs up MSC on ballast waterIUMI: Four major risks for marine insurers Drewry: Carriers gambled on new mega-vesselsMaersk Line to share ships with MOL and MSC in South AmericaMaersk: We are hit by the crisis in RussiaDSV sets sights on Latin America and AfricaShell's BG acquisition places giant gas field at riskDNV GL grows and announces layoffsCMA CGM quadruples its first quarter resultDFDS rival: A big victory for customers and employeesOil projects for USD 100 billion have been shelvedLaurence Odfjell's winding road into shippingKorean yards hoard orders for ultra large vesselsAvance Gas: Strong VLGC the next 18 monthsBraemar improves result after mergerSemco secures deal with Bergen Group after allPort of Hamburg delivers best first quarter everAlphaliner: Will Maersk Line acquire APL?Media: Authorities to challenge Russian bunker marketShips continue to leak out of Swedish merchant fleetVale and Cosco in billion dollar VLOC dealDrewry: Container carriers' reliability on the riseSingapore's shippers worried about container alliancesUK Competition Commission will appeal Channel rulingXO Shipping improves result in 2014Sovcomflot projects significant improvements in 2015IMO steps on road to international CO2 monitoringBW LPG: Best quarter for gas everMedia: Maersk drawn into Brazilian corruption scandalDFDS raises full-year 2015 forecastNew CEO of Rickmers' subsidiaryMaersk Supply Service idles more ships in the North SeaDeficit-making APL continues cost reduction efforts Lloyd's Register appoints new CEOOnly one thing really bothers DFDS' CEOSiem Offshore hit by the North Sea oil crisisDrewry: Smaller gas carriers challenged by sliding ratesOil boomer Welltec: 2015 is highly uncertainMaersk Broker delivered significant growth in 2014Höegh LNG cuts deficit in first quarterStolt-Nielsen and Sungas divesting shares in gas giantZim lands profit after restructuringSvitzer in bid to raise Korean ferry SewolMaersk one of several suspects in the Petrobras affairMajor confusion in Brazilian bribery case against MaerskMajor shareholder hit by Norden's downturnShippingWatch is closed Monday May 25thStena Bulk to expand its tanker fleetLast week's top stories on ShippingWatchStolt-Nielsen sees weak chemical tanker next three yearsSeaIntel Consulting: Asia-Europe infecting the whole worldGener8 Maritime headed for New York IPOCrude oil rates reach five-year highDrewry: Growing container transport on the AtlanticNGO: IMO's CO2 efforts fail againEmployees accept pay cut to save Norwegian yardContainer rates down 25 percent in five yearsWelltec lands framework agreement with ShellUSD 100 million for maritime researchContainer shipowners fight for intra-Asian routesNordic Shipholding grew in the first quarterGreek shipowners profit on massive tanker boomMedia: Iraq to boost oil export to record levelsBW Offshore under pressure from oil price in first quarterMedia: Stena Bulk declines IPOAtlantic Petroleum seriously squeezed by low oil priceMorgan Stanley: Frontline back in top formSwedish shipowners believe in tonnage tax from next yearChinese companies ready to buy stakes in FortescueSeadrill reduced its deficit in the first quarterChairman: Nordic Shipholding aims to growGolden Ocean Group in major Q1 impairmentDSV CEO: Long road ahead for US growth businessDNV GL appoints new CEOMartin Ackermann gets new CFO at BW LPGCMA CGM: Massive growth in US container importClipper's Danish business now profitable againNordLB's shipping business positive for the first time in three yearsGolar LNG making money againLloyd's Register lands Maersk's new container shipsOECD questions benefits of new ultra-large vesselsBergen Group still running at a deficitDrewry: Strong potential in Russian port giantFrontline delivers USD 31 million profitSvitzer buys into the Brazilian marketJinhui achieves small profit in rough dry bulk marketWeak newbuilding market hits ErriaGolden Ocean: Scrapping and no newbuildings are upside in bulkFrontline 2012 ready for New York IPO this yearNordea has reduced its appetite for shippingSeaIntel: Maersk Line partner ranks worst in reliabilityHSH Nordbank seeks EU assistanceScan Group targets growth in Asia and the USRickmers turns away from German ownership structureMaersk Line does not recognize criticism of mega-vesselsSeaIntel: Sharks lurking beneath surface of container industryAPM Terminals lays off striking dockworkersUASC expands with new EU-US serviceArdent forms joint venture with African SubtechDeep Sea Supply notes sliding income from shipsLett lawyers want bigger share of shipping customersDNV GL: Shipping slow to embrace LNGUnifeeder affected by severe competition in North EuropeMaersk order for new mega-vessels draws nearDanPilot lands improved revenue and profitLloyd Fonds earned less in 2014Why Eurotunnel is not up for another round on the ChannelDrewry: Lasting tanker rebound hinges on the USThese are the OECD's recommendations for mega-shipsMaersk exec appointed CEO of struggling oil companyMaersk orders 11 new mega-vessels for USD 1.8 billionMaersk draws on low yard prices for new mega-shipsHansa Heavy Lift: Huge challenge with overcapacity in AsiaNorway now ready with new maritime strategyBlue Water Shipping's bottom line grew 80 pctMedia: Thorco drags down Stadil family companyRickmers Maritime CEO to Eastern Pacific ShippingCopenship CEO is back in dry bulk shippingThorco Shipping has exited super heavy liftNorwegian shipowners: Maritime policy more important than everShortage of ships could hit US gas export600 jobs cut among Norwegian offshore carriersLaw firm: New EU regulation enables easier ship arrests2M gets average fleet size of 17,000 teu on Asia-EuropePoland withdraws sale of PolferriesUnifeeder retakes large volumes of freightDubai launches maritime advisory centerSouth Korea takes the lead on container and tankerUltragas CEO: Two dark clouds hover over LPG shipownersContainer quay at Gothenburg ready ahead of scheduleExxonMobil: Industry stressing over global sulfur requirementsStatoil's three scenarios for developments ahead of 2040MAN boosted by engine division in tough 2014Evergas lands small profit in 2014Dorian LPG is hungry for 2015Scorpio Bulkers divests another five newbuildingsShell praises "wonderful" IranDelayed projects cost Bladt its profitAker takes MexicoDanish oil service company fires every tenth workerBlue Water Shipping sees increased growth in 2015Lowest growth in the world's ports in five yearsOslo enters the global top five shipping citiesThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchAsia-Europe price war pushes rates to new lowDFDS to acquire Eurotunnel's ferries on the ChannelScandinavia wants Nordic maritime arbitrationMaersk CEO: Small container shipowners will struggleKvaerner lands new giant Sverdrup contractSAL Heavy Lift: New ships but same size fleetEurotunnel hopes DFDS will secure French workersShell drops major contract with Danish helicopter company42 fewer offshore rigs active in one yearMaersk Container Industry struggles with huge lossesSvitzer enters Malaysia with new joint ventureMorgan Stanley: OPEC meeting good news for tankersNordea: DFDS to make solid profit on the ChannelSouth Korea plays dark horse in race for IMO top jobChina considers new environmental requirements for shippingHafnia Tankers plans IPO in the fallSAL Heavy Lift: Owners are a major strengthTrading houses flip record oil volumes in Singapore Jasper expands its business to contract managementGreek shipowners order tankers for billionsPrincipal net wage case goes to Denmark's High CourtOrder boom for ultra-large container vessels in 2015Nordic Bulk Carriers lost USD 5.2 million and its equity3,500 shareholders versus OW Bunker's senior exec teamStatoil ready with new board of directorsUK Court approves Torm proposal for creditor meetingsStruggling Scorpio Bulkers seeks USD 200 million on NYSESAL Heavy Lift's Asia director heads to HamburgMSC wants to raise its reliabilityDrewry: Strong product tanker pulls ships from chemical segmentMaersk spending millions to keep struggling Damco afloatKristian Mørch will join Odfjell on August 1stSeago Line lands profit of USD 166 millionNavios: Second HSH deal more attractive than the firstPiracy costs more than USD 3 billion a yearLong-term crisis forces Siem Offshore to new debt planStolt-Nielsen and Golar LNG shake hands on LNG dealMCI: Premise for Chilean factory stands firmTopaz: The oil market is a bloodbathEricsson and Cobham will drive big data in shippingVale: China will strengthen iron ore market in second half of 2015Danish Ship Finance preparing for saleNigeria accuses Monjasa of illegal bunker tradeStatoil preparing biggest round of layoffs so farEuronav: In talks to acquire four VLCCsWho are the future maritime leaders?DFDS will take over Eurotunnel's ferries in a few weeksErria and Dong launch collaboration for offshore vesselsLast week's top stories on ShippingWatchAPM Terminals invests USD 1.5 bln in new port in GhanaNorwegian lender worried for offshore vesselsOdfjell Drilling wins major contract for SverdrupEpic Gas: The future belongs to big vesselsTopaz ready for expansion drive in toxic offshore marketSeaIntel: Container rates drop below zeroOW Risk Manager: We should never have gone publicStena Weco provides profit at Dannebrog RederiEvergreen: Capacity expansion outpaces cargo growthNew IMO regulations for gas sailing from 2017Gener8 hopes to raise USD 285 million with IPOSiem Offshore loses tax case against financial policeNordana struggling with a negative bottom lineSwedish fund pumps millions into Nordic TankersStatoil in massive round of layoffs: 2000 jobs to be cutThe US closely monitoring new container alliancesEuronav finalizes acquisition of four VLCCsMarine insurance CEO: Two big threats to shippingOwner lent Thorco USD 38 millionArdent takes oil recovery to new depthsThorco CEO: We will be more aggressive in the marketStatoil warns of new cost reductions Lloyd's Register to classify the entire Norden fleetTransocean fires 250 employees in NorwayThe New Suez Canal expected ready by AugustUS authorities clear major Shell acquisitionMarine insurance company: Niche effort paying offIMO leaves cyber security to the industryAlphaliner: Destructive container price war hits new lowStena in big profit after Helsingor-Helsingborg saleNorway has lost 22,122 oil jobs in less than a yearMedia: Pan Ocean-owner in debt plan attempt Euronav CEO: Shipping enjoys the climbDanish MEP criticized for side jobs in shippingContainer carriers' reliability improved again in MayMajor divestments for Wintershall in NorwayEU maritime strategy not ready until 2017Maersk sends senior execs to economic summit in RussiaLloyd's Register believes in LNGShippers want systematic monitoring of container carriersAgreement to intensify global control of container shipownersFredriksen orders six supertankersContainer ship owner wants IPO in New YorkLaw firm sees potential in oil bankruptciesScorpio Bulkers takes precaution against hostile takeoverWärtsilä lands scrubber contracts for three shipsNew Panama Canal will benefit US East CoastIran negotiating oil contractsBladt and Semco win contract for Belgian offshore wind farmLast week's top stories on ShippingWatchDFDS CEO top contender as new ECSA chairmanRussian container industry in severe decline Singapore confident in growth despite Chinese slowdownNordLB: We're successfully transforming the portfolioDFDS acquires two ferries from EurotunnelSingapore shipping: Difficult to attract youth For sale: Norwegian oil activities for USD 6.5 billionChina penalizes 21 carriers for competition distortionMonjasa's appeal case in Nigeria swept asideGlobal steel output down two percent in May"The shipping industry is too conservative and passive"NordLB looking to reduce exposure to containerAlmost 200 jobs to be cut at Maersk DrillingMedia: APM Terminals halts activities in HoustonContainer carriers believe in EU deal before 2016New Polish ferry operator targets the Baltic SeaTransocean lands contracts for USD 109 millionNew Rickmers Maritime CEO ready for growthOdfjell exits European shortsea marketShippers to put pressure on carriers through reliabilityDrewry: Shortage of ship officers is decliningChaos and tire burning in protest against DFDS takeoverMajor Polish port attracts big container carriersOcean Three in major reduction on Asia-EuropeNorden projects significantly better result in 2015China extends lucrative scrapping subsidies by 2 yearsJens Ismar: Western Bulk challenged on newbuildingsRussia is now the top oil supplier to ChinaNordic American Tankers criticizes competitors for "gigantomania"Eurotunnel: No alternative to DFDS agreementMaersk Oil targets increased growth in the North SeaNew Norden CEO: Bulk will become interesting againDFDS CEO: We did not negotiate under pressureRates for major bulk vessels up almost 50 pctExmar raises USD 200 million for FLNG projectCompetition law in Hong Kong could displace MaerskEuropean shipowners: "We tend to sit on the fence"Clarksons Platou: Offshore carriers must idle ships on large scaleTanker giant Gener8's IPO looks like a disappointmentMaersk Broker and Lightship cancel planned partnershipMiserable Wall Street IPO for new tanker companyTorm expects finalized deal in JulyPension giants launch OW Bunker legal battle Danske Markets upgrades target price of Norden shareFrench union warns of new protests against DFDSMore than 800 Norwegian oil workers fired in 10 daysLightship: Unfortunate split with Maersk BrokerCosco orders nine ultra-large vesselsLast week's top stories on ShippingWatchJohn Fredriksen sells oil company to Chinese buyersGreek lenders want higher shipping taxesWhy Maersk was fined by China for distorting competitionTomorrow the IMO will elect a new Secretary GeneralMorgan Stanley: Greek shipping unaffected by crisisFearnley: Dry bulk asset values plummetingCarriers racing to use the new Panama CanalReport: Cosco falsified financial reportsEU presents record-size transport investment planInvestment bank raises expectations for tanker carriersEurotunnel confirms DFDS dealCarriers anxiously await new competition law in Hong KongTanker carriers counting down to Iran nuclear accordNordea: Hundreds of oil rigs will be retiredShipowners fear US protectionismShipServ opens office in SingaporeStatoil awards new Sverdrup contract to SamsungSouth Korea wins IMO top jobPetrobras cuts 41 percent from five-year E&P planThousands of rig jobs at risk on Norwegian shelfTeam Tankers owners break with Jens GrønningNordseth: Of course I'm disappointedHuge loss for Greek dry bulk giantCMA CGM lands huge deal with ChinaMonjasa enters into new credit deal with major Dutch bankBig LNG venture between Exmar and Fredriksen-companies"Angmo" to head shipowners in SingaporeMaritime Authority: Sulfur cheating not as serious as projectedSouth America next battleground in container price warTorm projects USD 100 mln operating profit for H1Chairman takes over as CEO of Clipper GroupFredriksen makes his move and establishes global tanker giantDFDS offer on the English Channel flat-out rejectedScandlines owner ready to snatch up EsvagtMaersk secures bigger share in Sverdrup fieldImproved chemical tanker benefited Stolt-Nielsen in 2QConfidence in shipping drops to seven-year lowBanks approve Siem Offshore's debt planBunker Holding: Trust has disappeared after OW collapseGreek chaos causes many shipowners to consider relocationMedia: Lauritzen venture postpones hotel vesselNew Clipper CEO: I am not a transitional leaderMedia: Maersk Line and colleagues ponder Brazilian acquisitionUSTC group delivers record annual reportSemco in Norway wins big order from Songa OffshoreNorwegian shipowners: Offshore will get worse in 2016Axis Offshore: We're sticking to hotel vessel orderLast week's top stories on ShippingWatchGreece votes no in referendumUASC goes on major reefer shopping spreeWorld's largest car carrier vessel will strengthen competitive edgeClipper Group sells major stake in Mols-LinienBaker Hughes lands huge Sverdrup contractAvance Gas: We are making super profits on VLGCsBunker Holding acquires major US-based competitorJohn Fredriksen's elaborate hat-trick China to lift ban on the major Valemax vesselsDrewry: Gdansk becoming more important for container carriersEquity funds acquire Esvagt for hundreds of millionsJ. Lauritzen makes more impairments due to terminated dealBergen Group CEO resignsUN agencies take new step to help refugees at seaNuclear deal will send huge oil deposit on the marketRickmers Group: Now we must expandFrench oil giant Technip to fire 6000 employeesDrewry: Container carriers lucky to break even in 2015Torm's restructuring approvedFarstad lands contracts in struggling offshore marketOil rig collapsed in Maersk fieldFormer Clipper CEO lands top job at dry bulk carrierContainer freight to Hamburg down this yearShell is days away from major oil hunt in the ArcticIslamic State targets Suez CanalGreeks hold significant portion of global container marketOW bankruptcy boosts Dan-Bunkering to record levelsMaersk Line orders new ships for USD 1.1 billionNorwegian oil executives take a dive in wagesMaersk Line: We need more versatile shipsNorway's new strategy brings more ships under Norwegian flagDFDS invests millions in Scottish routeCapital control keeps Greek ships trapped in portsEvergas-owner in Chinese deal for USD 900 millionInsider trading case hits Norwegian oil sector"I would absolutely have done the same thing today"Investors: Maersk faces investment crisisMoney at Maersk is gathering dustAnalysts: Alarming number of pirate attacks in Southeast AsiaSulfur violators fined in NorwayAsia-Europe rates in 20 pct setbackHow the crisis could impact the Greek shipping industryJapan could create the world's largest VLGC playerGreek government will sell portsThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchBrazilian oil giant faces lawsuit of USD 98 billionNavig8 generates USD 500 million in newbuilding salesFormer OW subsidiary acquired by investor groupMajor bank puts Greek shipping business up for saleMAN: We have our share of the market for ultra-shipsSwire Blue Ocean suffered a deficit in 2014Several container shipowners now provide app servicesHead of Odfjell Tankers steps downTorm completes restructuringMore newbuildings join the fleet at Scorpio TankersBP faces more billion dollar finesNordic Tankers currently experiencing record monthsNuclear deal sends oil price to new lowMaersk Drilling sends unemployed rig to be scrappedChinese billionaire takes another slice of SeadrillStena's growth driver in tough offshore marketTorm Chairman presents the rise of a PhoenixSverdrup partner appeals distribution of the Norwegian giant fieldMilaha changes CEOEndofa brings in CCO from Russian bunker companyPanama retakes first place ahead of SuezHow the Iranian nuclear accord opens doors for shippingWärtsilä wins engine order for CMA's giant vesselsChinese companies will raise Korean ferry SewolHapag-Lloyd chooses banks for IPOUS container imports move eastNorwegian yard group declines on the bottom lineBallast water boosts Alfa Laval's marine divisionRøkke's son will head former Aker companyLauritzen Head of Asia: Dry bulk is burning through cashMedia: US lifts sanctions against Iranian shipping companiesHöegh LNG sells vessel to Chinese energy companyNewspaper: Sale of NOL has begunHuge layoffs at Wärtsilä due to weak shipping marketDSME warns of arbitration case against Songa OffshoreMining companies compete intensely for Chinese marketBreakaway employee from Rio Tinto starts new shipping companyStena Director cannot rule out more potential IPOsSverdrup partner was warned about decreased shareThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchDry bulk companies complete mergerRumors boost container company on Singapore ExchangeBW LPG acquires big shareholding from competitorEurope's major ports gain strength from container Stena: Sulfur requirements are damagingHow the CEO transformed DHT to soaring tanker carrierScrapping yards in Alang are shutting downNuclear accord could put Iran's major port back on the mapDrewry: Shipowners put money in ships instead of containersAustralian major bulk port looks forward to growthNew scrubber system could provide massive savings on fuelUnifeeder criticizes EU short sea policyDeutsche Bank projects small recovery in dry bulkConcordia Maritime: Product tanker recovery is fragile113 tankers expelled from Nigerian watersDSME ready with big plan for restructuringDFDS is now sailing normally on the ChannelAlphaliner: Hapag-Lloyd listing hangs by a threadMaersk Line wants to take market shares in special cargoBW LPG: The challenge is a big fleetVLCC rates at highest level in seven yearsHöegh LNG targets massive investments in years to comeBHP: Iron ore production up ahead of 2016Bureau: Somali piracy threat could be overMaersk Line in fierce competition on reliabilityAlphaliner: No obvious buyers for NOLPanalpina fights an uphill battleIncidents open up Asian market for Stena RoRoOrders for newbuildings down to 1999 levelFortescue increases iron ore productionSvitzer acquires Australian contracts from competitorUSD 120 million stands between Sverdrup partnersCommerzbank divests ships for billionsScorpio Tankers sells its remaining shares in DorianThe US may sell out of strategic oil reservesDFDS in new negotiations for solution in Channel disputeIran to enter oil and gas deals worth USD 185 billionVale achieves record iron ore productionOOCL under big pressure in the second quarterThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchFlares force DFDS to discontinue Channel ferriesGerman shipowner suspected of tax evasionMaersk eyes big potential in the Iranian marketRate pressure continues on major container routesOil investments for USD 200 billion shelved Nordic American Tankers expands fleet againBusan unveils major port expansionUnemployed offshore vessels piling up off NorwayStatoil looking to trim costs furtherOldendorff Carriers: 2015 exceeds expectationsDP World expects three percent growth in 2015Chinese stock collapse creates new insecurity in shippingBP in deficit following Deepwater settlementFirst fully laden Valemax with iron ore calls in ChinaDFDS resumes operations on the English ChannelABB hit by downturn in the energy sectorScorpio Bulkers suffers new major deficitNordea: Oil price may be headed back down below 50DHT Holdings earned USD 22.2 million in Q214,000 teu vessels new workhorse on Asia-EuropeContainer shipowners rapidly resume services to IranAnother day, another 10,000 oil jobs axedBritish SEE buys stake in Dong's key fieldSeaspan quadruples earnings on container shipsScorpio Tankers made USD 96 million in first half of 2015Subsea 7 presents significantly lower quarterly profitEuronav made more than USD 92 million in Q2Finnlines delivers best Q2 in 10 yearsShell lowers investments and cuts 6500 jobsAdmission impossible: Shipping BA requires towering gradesPacific Basin lost USD 15.4 million on dry bulkAnalysts: New sentiment arriving to dry bulkAnalysts sense upgraded forecast from DSVd'Amico International Shipping in best half year since 2008Massive growth in oil products through RotterdamMSC is optimistic about opportunities in IranGreek shipowners face harsh criticism for beachingContainer rates improve significantlyFredriksen's Archer announces more layoffs after lossBiggest increase in Norwegian unemployment in six yearsTanker boom is significantly stronger than expectedThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchEU preparing approval for Philippine seafarer schoolsNumerous contenders looking to acquire NOLMedia: Analysts project Maersk downgradeAtlantic Petroleum considers sale or mergerTorm replaces entire board of directorsNorwegian shipping magnate in billion dollar investmentDrewry: Chinese slowdown now hitting containerBunker company fires CEOMilaha in strong H1 boosted by offshoreDSV made USD 140 million in first half of 2015Wilbur Ross' Navigator had strong second quarterDFDS: Time for SCOP to respond to our offerOil price drops to less than USD 50"North America delivers exceptionally in Air & Sea"ShipServ presents first profit in 14 yearsWorld Fuel Services notes big slide in earningsIntroducing Oaktree's strong man on the Torm boardDNB: Exaggerated dry bulk downturnJefferies: DSV leaves competitors in the wakeInchcape CEO steps down with immediate effectArdmore maintains strong form in second quarterGenco Shipping reduces deficit Gener8 Maritime in slight Q2 disappointment50 pct more idle container ships in JulyClarksons Platou: Iron ore drives improved bulk ratesBourbon secured record profit in 2QFMC issues penalties to eight shipping companiesStrong dollar and more cars boosted WilhelmsenDanske Bank: Tanker will improve Norden resultTeekay Tankers makes USD 662 million purchaseFounders lose millions on bunker company EndofaThe shipping industry counts down to August 13thSeaIntel: Maersk Line in reliability setbackDorian's LPG pool generating solid resultsMedia: Tankoil bankruptcy can help solve OW issuesMAN: Carriers defy the oil price plungeDryShips in deficit after giant impairmentDrewry: Reefer fleet will grow ahead of 2018Maersk Group: Suez expansion was necessaryViking Supply Ships: Two years of tough offshore industryThe new Torm projects USD 140 million profit in 2015The benefit of higher Asia-Europe rates was shortPetrobras publishes abysmal resultPresenting the world's largest cruise shipLast week's top stories on ShippingWatchSuppliers to North Sea offshore in standstillBig halt in China's export in JulyMedia: Chinese container merger imminentMaersk disappointing shareholders so far this yearSeaIntel: 2M affects Maersk Line's reliabilityNordic American Tankers secures improved ratesAnother tanker hijacked and drained in the Malacca StraitOrient Overseas delivers improved resultThe US one step closer to lifting oil export banDramatic decline in Russian tradeNorden CEO explains management cutWärtsilä recruits new CEO internallyOW Bunker estate files numerous lawsuitsEvergreen orders ten new feeder vesselsWeak LPG rates keep Epic Gas downSeaIntel Consulting: Box merger reshuffles alliancesClarksons Platou: Maersk Line result under pressureVLCC rates down by half in just 2 weeksAlphaliner: Panama to reclaim lost market from SuezNorden delivers best tanker result everTorm in USD 100 million operating profit for 1st half of 2015Deep Sea Supply needs new contractsJan Rindbo preparing new strategy for Norden2015 likely record year for hijackings in Southeast Asia Greece moves forward with higher tonnage taxAnalysts: Maersk's oil business hinges on Qatar dealChina shocks with new devaluation WednesdayRickmers Group in improved half-year resultIEA projects oil flood far into 2016Maersk Line second quarter profit USD 507 millionThe Maersk Group maintains 2015 guidanceMaersk Line warns competitors in the price warTorm resurrected as well-padded tanker carrierAnalysts: Norden exceeds dry bulk expectationsHere is an overview of the Maersk Q2 reportWestern Bulk boosts profit in the second quarterAnalysts: The oil price could now slide to USD 30Rickmers Maritime hit by second quarter deficitTopaz' West Africa venture hit bottom lineJ. Lauritzen lost USD 144 million in 1st half of 2015Lauritzen CEO: Just waiting for improvementConcordia Maritime boosts product tanker resultNorwegian union: 20,000 new layoffs underwayBimco: Shipping stays clear of Chinese currency slash Port of Hamburg hit by Russian crisisHöegh LNG begins divestment strategySøren Skou: We misread the market in early 2015Navig8 Chemical Tankers optimistic going forwardLast week's top stories on ShippingWatchClipper Group welcomes new chairman Eagle Bulk reduces deficit in second quarterMaersk Line sees considerable gains from 2MNew report: Rig market almost cut in half in 2015Explosion at Tianjin will delay Maersk vesselsThoresen hit by dry bulk in the second quarterDanish Maritime Days has more than 60 events readyThe major carriers make CSR a priorityHead of Stolt-Nielsen to join the board at Golar LNGClarksons boosted by Platou acquisitionGlobal Ports appoints new CEOUltrabulk hit by dreadful bulk marketMarine insurance: Large ships increase risk of Tianjin incidentsPort of Hamburg continues to slide on containersDrewry: Chinese alliance could alter the balance of powerHafnia Tankers in solid profit for first half of 2015Aegean Marine lost ground in the second quarterConcordia Maritime: Recovery will continue in 2016Several executives leave major Korean yardUS-based owner takes over entire Nordic Bulk CarriersPacific Basin CEO sees cautious improvementNorwegian shipowners banish scrapping on AlangTwo new execs will boost Svitzer in emerging marketsNew bulk giants could push Capesize out of key routeNavios' tanker carrier lands profit in first half of the yearMore than 100,000 refugees to the EU in one monthGrowing Chinese interest in the Northern Sea RouteCarriers note reliability setback in JulyWestern Bulk: Improvement will be gradual and cautiousBjørn Højgaard: Merger will provide new strengthHapag-Lloyd strengthens reefer investmentAll of DFDS' shipping activities improved in Q2Zim maintains positive result in second quarterAlphaliner: Maersk Line and MSC passive in rate warBoskalis achieves record resultPort of Singapore: Shipping hit by Chinese declineDanish shipowners will not banish beachingAnalysts: Weak LNG market aheadSiem Offshore knocked back in struggling offshore marketDamco CEO: The corporate overhaul was painful at timesDFDS has plenty of cash yet no acquisition candidate Maersk Oil: Johan Sverdrup plan approvedThorco Shipping has not impaired fleet in two yearsMedia: Hapag-Lloyd targets IPO in SeptemberSingapore looking to improve port securityFormer Altor exec behind the purchase of OW's tankersSonga Offshore eyes two tough years aheadUltrabulk fighting for every single orderImpairment sends Farstad into deep deficitProsafe takes big hit from oil downturnLast week's top stories on ShippingWatchDramatic weekend in the Malacca StraitFarstad CEO calls for more scrappingOil price reaches lowest levels since 2009SeaIntel: Mega-ships set to hit Asia-AustraliaTax authority overrules Monjasa tonnage taxScorpio Tankers betting even harder on MRSteel manufacturer considers shutting down productionUK: Iran sanctions could be repealed next yearEnergy price makes Scottish oil revenue plummetCracks discovered in the new Panama CanalWeco combines activities and hires new CEOClarksons: Big decrease in dry bulk ordersRio Tinto will boost iron ore exports to ChinaShipping shares tumbled in global market turbulenceSolstad performs major layoffs and idles vesselsFrontline CEO: Five strong tanker years aheadHutchison Whampoa grows in the first half of 2015BHP Billiton result cut by more than half Erria's operating profit in big setbackTorm welcomes new chairman of few wordsHapag-Lloyd maintains profit in first half of 2015Frontline turns a profit and targets more acquisitionsStatoil lost USD 15 billion in three monthsNordic Shipholding upgrades forecastClipper purchases two new UltramaxesGulftainer picks DP World VP for top jobWave of mega-ships strains container carriers ahead of 2018Container carriers cut CO2 emissions 30 pct in five yearsMaersk Oil looking to shut down three North Sea fieldsSvitzer orders six newbuildingsChairman: Time for a change at Team TankersDP World's bottom line grows 22 pctHapag-Lloyd: Big dive in demand sent rates plummetingOdfjell points to weak market in third quarterMaersk Tankers eyes strong market throughout 2015Clarksons Platou: Chemical tanker at six-year highSeadrill pushes delivery of new rigs and vesselsNordLB: The shipping industry at standstillFredriksen's bulk takes giant deficit in first half of 2015Golar under pressure in LNG marketRig manager convicted of fraud against Maersk DrillingAvance Gas almost doubled its bottom lineTeam Tankers maintained momentum in Q2BW LPG in big growth and high expectations for 2016 StealthGas suffers small setback in tough marketHong Kong banks on last-minute competition changeProfits dive at China's merger-ready CSCLMarine insurance claims up again in 2015German shipowners want state aid for LNG vesselsThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchMaersk Broker: Two paths after break from LightshipMaersk to sell new technology to competition CMA CGM widens gap to container rivalsRussian bunker player opens in GothenburgMaersk gets green-light to develop huge North Sea gas fieldSwedish shipowners: Strategy plan is a small step forwardAckermann off to flying start as head of BW LPGGerman shipowners will not banish Asian scrappingHSH Nordbank still weighed down by shipping loansSovcomflot exits first half of 2015 in strong formRosneft's result hit hard by low oil priceState-owned Chinese yards put pressure on private playersDramatic dispute among partners at Lightship CharteringSmall online companies could threaten established freight forwardersChinese container giant grew profit 30 pctStar Bulk divests and plunges into deficit Deep Sea Supply idles offshore vesselsLightship Chartering partners split to the windEmergency flares and chutes triggered in DFDS conflictSwedish shipowners finally get their tonnage taxMaersk Oil awards order to Subsea 7Low oil price sends tankers south of AfricaAker Solutions fires 500 employees from subsea divisionAlphaliner: Significantly more idle ships in coming weeksBimco projects huge bunker savings in 2015Oil major fires 10 percent of its employeesProduct tanker rates will soon face pressureEnergy companies accused of greenwashingContainer shipowners making money in miserable marketSwedish shipowner: We want to return to SwedenAcquisition wave could be underway in rig marketPlatts: Iranian oil set to hit fragile marketObama lands support for Iran accordBrazilian prosecutor requests more information from MaerskNorden considers ditching several large ship typesThis is the outline for Jan Rindbo's new Norden strategyStena: It will take more than Swedish tonnage taxThreat of mass strike in South Korea's shipyardsLloyd Fonds sticks to its shipping ambitionsMajor investor preparing for ten dollar oil priceThree German carriers pool 147 shipsCredit manager: Oil bankruptcies underwayStena to pay large penalty following two casualtiesWoodMackenzie: Far too many LNG projects underwayRio Tinto maintains high expectations for ChinaStruggling Rosneft divests stake in prize assetsWärtsilä wins major order for ballast water systemsChina preparing tougher environmental requirementsThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchVLCC rates soar 35 pct in one week DSV's former US acquisition candidate still losing money5500 jobs lost in British oil industryShipowner pulled large sums from struggling listed carrier Exmar's bottom line cut in half Media: New advisors attached to Hapag-Lloyd IPO SeaIntel: Too many ships in the water during Golden Week Port of Gothenburg projects container reboundRates for North Sea supply ships at 30-year lowAnalyst: DFDS growth stunted by scrubbersIran's market could help struggling container carriersContainer carriers note reliability setback in JulyAPM Terminals acquires Grup Maritim TCBHeadhunter: New requirements for the maritime CEOBritish ferry giant challenging DFDS in GothenburgOdfjell Drilling lands major contract in tough marketBritish fleet could sail 3D printed ships by 2030P&O Ferries register best month in 12 years"Mega ships are not the biggest threat"Three Capital Markets Days have hurt the Maersk shareCreditors have USD 110 million trapped in CopenshipMaersk Line shuts down a West Asia - Europe serviceNorway to support yard sector with USD 80 millionChinese coal continues to slideDNB: Two year rut ahead for oil service companiesGoldman Sachs projects even lower growth in China New report projects bleak future for the North SeaNils Smedegaard: Market on par with crisis year 2009 This is the Maersk Group plan of attackTwo competitors made Maersk Line change strategyHempel hires new CEO from ISSLawyers warn tankers against violating Nigerian banChina Cosco confirms billion dollar order for mega shipsMaersk Oil: The right acquisitions are out thereHöegh LNG will invest fresh capital in new tonnageUnknown major DFDS shareholder on the brink to flagTrustee wants USD 100 mln for OW mismanagementCitibank points to threats of new global recessionAnalysts: Maersk standing strong in tough marketsAPM Terminals' acquisition candidates nearing maturityGener8 lands billion dollar loans for Korean newbuildingsShipping close to inclusion in global climate agreementShipowner buys vessels from himself in DryShips meltdownNigeria lifts tanker ban but shipowners question the moveBW Pacific establishes European officeMaersk Drilling waiting for the right acquisition opportunityOW bankruptcy could see new wave of lawsuits "China set to continue as the world's growth engine"Skuld's profit slashed 50 pct in first half of 2015DFDS set to lose service between UK and FranceEvergreen orders another ten feeder vesselsLast week's top stories on ShippingWatchMilaha appoints new CEOFirst CEOs report ready for Danish Maritime ForumGoldman Sachs: Oil could reach USD 20 per barrelProduct tanker elite in close race for earningsGrowth fluctuations make Wrist Ship Supply adjust strategyRussian crisis weighs on Global Ports in first half of 2015Plunge in China’s coal imports signal a new realityArctic Securities kicks off rapid expansionEngelstoft: Maersk Tankers will not grow biggerDrewry: Inflexible mega-ships strain carriers' creativityEU Parliament: Ships must be included in climate agreementDP World gearing up for new Russian ventureBulk carrier in cash emergency enters receivershipNordic countries race to secure best net wage schemeClarksons Platou: Maersk can easily borrow USD 10 blnTianjin blast to raise marine insurance premiums this yearMajor bank arrests ships to reclaim OW Bunker debtConcordia Maritime heralds low seasonDanish shipping in net wage disputeBraemar warns: Bulk crisis could last five more yearsEuropean shipowners: We are ready to reduce CO2PWC: New net wage scheme in Norway weakens DenmarkUnifeeder acquires Norwegian Tschudi LinesSouth Korea to do away with "zombie companies"Bergen Group declares subsidiary bankruptNigeria looking to renegotiate oil contractsSeadrill cancels delayed rig from South Korean shipyardECA requirements spur carriers to accelerate newbuildingsABB lands new major order from Johan SverdrupMedia: DFDS finally takes charge of long-awaited ferriesMaersk Oil performs layoffs in Angola prestige projectMedia: Hapag-Lloyd will go public in NovemberSoutheast Asian nations will strengthen anti-piracy effortsHansa Heavy Lift to open Monaco officeSeaspan lands billion dollar deal with Chinese bank BHP Billiton calls for removal of US export banAnother bulk carrier hits financial dire straitsUnifeeder-acquisition to strengthen Baltic activities Maersk Oil orders FSO from Japanese supplierOW trustees win first round in court battle for oil totaling millionsFrench seafarers hit with giant claim for ferry vandalismNorth American renaissance lures Wrist Ship SupplyNordic Bulk: US-based owner strengthens foundationWilh. Wilhelmsen on the lookout for acquisitions in logisticsLloyd Werft gets new Asian primary shareholderCosco acquires stake in Turkish port through joint ventureNorwegian supplier wins million dollar Sverdrup contractMaersk Tankers orders new ships from Chinese yardAPM Terminals: Africa is promising but also challenging Maersk vacates one of the oldest rigs in the North SeaSuspicion of drugs in raid on Höegh Autoliners vesselMaersk CEO skeptical about global growthSkuld knew about safety flaws on Scandinavian StarABB orders advanced cable-laying vesselThe UK enters race to secure optimal framework conditionsFleet growth pushes Copenhagen into product tanker eliteDrewry: Container carriers creep into the black in 2015SeaIntel: The role of mega vessels in global CO2 effortsIMO warns bulk carriers of dangerous bauxite cargoesMorgan Stanley: High tanker rates indicate strong winterVestager ready to modernize tonnage taxOffshore carriers lose Brazilian contracts Statoil's biggest budget transgression to date800 could be axed at Norwegian service companyBunker Holding secures USD 650 million loan facilityScan Trans-founder takes on new post at IntermarineICS: Shipping on track to reach CO2 milestone in 2050Full ownership is DSV's recipe for success in AfricaNorth Sea winter gives offshore sector a short breatherChinese-Greek LNG venture could be underwayEU Commission defends major container alliancesNorient Product Pool expanded with Diamond SGreek shipowners fear impending tax surgeMAN relaunches engine production in DenmarkOffshore carriers could face huge deroute in Brazil Flex LNG's merger with Exmar called off Oil crisis triggers upwards of 260 layoffs in ABBMaersk Oil awards three-year contract to Maersk DrillingAlphaliner: Idle fleet numbers hide widespread overcapacityHöegh Autoliners confirms weapons on detained vesselTorm has now withdrawn completely from dry bulkRena wreck becomes second-most expensive everBunker Holding now targeting global top spotViking Supply Ships pulls vessels from the marketThe truth about Bulk Jupiter obscured by silenceRolls-Royce Marine cuts hundreds of jobs in NorwayNordic Tankers starting to turn a profitChina scrutinizing shipping companies for overchargesShell: LNG still the fuel of the futureDFDS pulls own vessel from Kiel-Ust Luga serviceMedia: Diamond S places eight ships in Maersk pool127 supply vessels in the North Sea looking for workNorden saves millions on operating costsBulk Jupiter crew fatal victim to worst rains in a centuryStatoil cuts billion from Sverdrup field budgetPension fund sells large portion of Maersk sharesMAN Diesel & Turbo chasing acquisitions in tough marketRig giant linked to corruption scandalGearbulk requires bauxite controls after shipwreck Last week's top stories on ShippingWatchThis is your shipping calendar for December 2016This is your shipping calendar for November 2016This is your shipping calendar for October 2016This is your shipping calendar for September 2016This is your shipping calendar for August 2016This is your shipping calendar for July 2016This is your shipping calendar for May 2016This is your shipping calendar for June 2016This is your shipping calendar for April 2016This is your shipping calendar for March 2016This is your shipping calendar for February 2016This is your shipping calendar for January 2016Hapag-Lloyd targets USD 500 million with IPO Odfjell secures new credit for USD 190.5 millionUS recycling company opens facility in DenmarkTopaz orders supply vessels from Norwegian yardKenya has released Höegh vessel after weapons incidentDrewry: Only half as many ships scrapped in 2015DOF Subsea lands several contractsDaewoo put under pressure by major Korean bankSeaIntel: Worst year for Asia-Europe since financial crisisMoore Stephens: Trust in shipping on the reboundShare trading in Japanese bulk giant haltedOldendorff: One can still make money in a poor marketMOL expects massive loss on Japanese bulk giantLondon's maritime cluster pressured by out-flagging vesselsNorwegian carrier idles two offshore vessels Analysts fear Glencore could go Lehman Brothers routeAlfa Laval wins ballast water order for 33 shipsBauxite headed for highest risk category after wreckContainer slump now also impacting contracts"We strongly oppose moving CO2 out of the IMO"Chinese slowdown sank Japan's Daichii ChuoGerman companies to manage Maersk Line shipsSoccer investor acquires stake in Hafnia TankersAlphaliner: Hapag-Lloyd IPO faces big challengesTschudi sees risks from struggling mine projectHyundai shipyard unloads shares to boost financial paddingDFDS CEO considered surrender in Battle on the ChannelMaersk Line: External leaders strengthen bottom lineDNB presents significant product tanker upgradeSingapore Port will support building of LNG vessels OW trustees use untested Danish law to hunt carriersTeekay lands billion dollar deal with Chinese state bankHafnia Tankers could be worth close to USD 600 mlnStolt-Nielsen hit by struggling container sectorDiamond Offshore sues Statoil for USD 146 million German shipowners expect higher rates from new bulk pool IBIA chairman in strong criticism of the IMOFredriksen's Deep Sea Supply idles two offshore vesselsMaersk Line in Southeast Asia: We must improve our serviceBrokers: Shipowners ordering tankers on a large scaleMoody's maintains rating of Danish Ship FinanceChief Analyst: Fears of Chinese collapse exaggeratedOldendorff has no ceiling, dress code or executive officesNew ECSA chairman to combat ill-fitting EU legislationFarstad pulls another five ships from the marketSingapore lawyer: Showdown underway after oil collapseUS authorities issue upgraded LNG guidelinesRetrofit to make Odfjell's fleet 20 pct more efficientLast week's top stories on ShippingWatchDanish Maritime Authority forced out of CopenhagenParts from missing container ship possibly locatedCarriers decline money for saving refugeesDFDS poised to tap war chest within the next 12 monthsMedia: OW trustees target counterparties in futures contracts Søren Skou points to the next major savingsBooming VLCC at highest level since the financial crisisSeaIntel: Blank sailings becoming less effectiveSaudi Arabia strikes back in oil price warAnalyst: Shipping must let go of trade secretsRolls-Royce Marine warns of further layoffsDisagreement complicates EU case against 14 carriersBP agrees to historic settlement for oil spill Pacific Basin sees challenging market continueCoast Guard finds body and life boat from wrecked container shipNGO: Shipping and aviation dodge global climate agreementKorean shipyards' standstill likely to continueSkuld CEO: Extreme Competition puts pressure on premiumsMaritime lawyers: Vestager brings a whole new styleOdfjell appoints new head of TankerDanish EPA reports carrier to police for sulfur fraudMaritime summit kicks off Prosecutor on arrested Monjasa ship: They lacked papersShell CEO: "What if Opec doesn't get it right"IMO responds to criticism from bunker industryDaiichi Chuo has five months to settle rescue planNils Smedegaard: Lower global growth should concern usNigeria's former oil minister charged in billion dollar fraudNew task force to make Norwegian offshore more efficientIMO: Shipping must protect its reputationIranian shipping looking for partners in the WestKvaerner lands new major Sverdrup contractIntermarine adds six new ships to its orderbookThe US hit by worst ship catastrophe in 30 yearsMarshall Islands: IMO head a danger to the planetYildirim sells CMA CGM shares and reinvestsGreek government postpones sale of portsMedia: Shippers complain about new alliancesHere are the pictures from the Danish Maritime Forum's first dayA2Sea lands its first order in AsiaMartin Stopford: Shipping's business model is outdatedDSV acquires UTi Worldwide for USD 1.35 billionSwedish shipowners bank on various alternative fuelsIBIA chairman accuses IMO of ignoranceWest Africa steps up fight against piracyMaersk: We must become greener before forced to do soPanama Canal considers legal action after delayThis is how DSV's CEO will make UTi profitableJinhui portends significant third quarter deficitHere are the pictures from Danish Maritime Forum 2015Last week's top stories on ShippingWatchNigeria's oil profits in big slideLegal process over Bulk Jupiter shipwreck being preparedOECD: Shipping should halve CO2 emissions Classification bureaus warn of dangerous mine cargo CMA CGM buys ballast water systems for new mega-shipsDrewry: Shipping benefits from free trade agreementsSingapore CEO never questioned about OW collapse What happens when maritime CEOs make elephants?APM Terminals invests EUR 150 million in Italian portAnalyst: Opec losing control over oil price Maersk Inc cleared in US Navy bid caseKuehne+Nagel expects better full-year resultChinese imports continue to slideSeago Line points to new reality in short seaSteel production set to decline this yearKing of crude oil believes in continued tanker boomLloyd's Register: The technological revolution has only just begun Norwegian oil crisis has reached cooks and cleanersNorden's two major shareholders sever tiesMaersk Line: Surprisingly weak demand in 2015Dryships switches stock exchange in move to buy timeIntercargo chastises shipper in Bulk Jupiter wreckAnalysis: Korean carriers caught in container trapNew Seago Line CEO: "Speak up or you will never evolve"MAN sued in dispute about fuel cheating softwareLaw firms looking into DSV acquisition IEA projects continued oversupply of oilSeaspan CEO: Chinese loans far too expensiveShipping fires back at CO2 requirementsStatoil may slash 2000 jobs in NorwayFormer Maersk COO appointed new CEO of UltragasMAN senior execs knew about cheating softwareWobbly capital markets downscale Hapag-Lloyd's IPO plansMedia: Equity firms looking to buy Danish Ship Finance Family of victim in El Faro wreck sues for damagesHere is why MAN Diesel & Turbo used cheating softwareMedia: Germany's HSH and EU nearing agreementYet another Bergen yard files for bankruptcyGreek shipowners: We cannot afford higher taxesEU Parliament wants shipping included in climate agreementAibel lands another Sverdrup contractThis is MAN Diesel & Turbo's Norwegian headacheUN: Too little competition in container shippingAPM Terminals buys rest of Spanish terminal groupStolt-Nielsen enters Sardinian LNG ventureLow oil price will trigger North Sea decommissioning boomFormer Maersk employees launch logistics platform Port of Rotterdam grew on low oil priceSpain's Repsol to divest for billionsJP Morgan: Dry bulk market will be even worse in 2016Authorities abandon million dollar lawsuit against Exxon MobilThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchThis is where the ’Danish’ sulfur violators come fromSeadrill explains itself in Sevan’s corruption caseBW Pacific gears up for IPOStrong Chinese numbers for crude oil and oil productsAPM Terminals invests in Latin American capacity expansionGerman government funds LNG pushUS and EU take steps towards Iran accord China's slowdown could be worseShipowners: Isolated Danish sulfur efforts are not enoughMaersk dangles millions in front of Indonesia HSH Nordbank approved for bailoutMajor container player drops Asia to Black Sea routeFormer Nordic Bulk Partner and Monjasa to collaborate in the ArcticMaersk Line merges two services, freeing nine shipsMedia: Sevan might have sent USD 40m to tax havenBW Pacific will not go public at any costPanalpina profit declines in the face of currency headwindA2SEA takes first step into AsiaDenmark might have misled EU on state aid to carriersMaersk downplays statement from Indonesian ministerClipper in million-dollar dispute with former soccer bossMaersk reshuffles HR managementTanker CEOs see growth over the next two yearsNordea's quarterly results indicate shipping upturnAccusations of backroom deal in Greek port bid "I had to get away and shut down"El Faro captain reported leak before sinkingEuropean industry giant expects lower growthShipping included in draft for climate negotiationsBlue MBA sets a new record for new studentsWärtsilä losing orders in slow shipping marketShareowner rejects DSV's purchase offer"Everyone in the oil industry will suffer"BP Shipping scores 869 million USD Chinese dealGrimaldi takes full control of FinnlinesStatoil fires staff with one day notice"Maersk, Dong and Hess are squeezing us intensely" Oil hopes dashed by OPEC meetingDIS beats international ship registers in 2015Clarksons Platou: Container price war will soon endMaersk downgrades 2015 expectations Small Greek carriers disappearNakilat raises net profit on LNG transportRussia's entry into Syria creates shipping boom Navig8 Chemical orders newbuildings in KoreaSmedegaard: Low rates collide with 2016 contractsKorean shipyard giant faces billion dollar lossesMaersk Line downgrade heralds industry downturnWärtsilä: Shipping must be open to digitalizationNew appeal verdict in OW bunker caseThis week’s top stories on ShippingWatchGermany will intensify state aid to carriersMassive downscale of Chinese shipyards Milaha raises profit by 17 percentMaersk Oil reduces workforce by 10-12 percentOil giants wage war on EU over price speculationA million-dollar dent for the boss with the spotless maritime careerShipowners have a new sheriff in townSeaIntel: Here is how much a CO2 tax will cost the industryClarksons Platou: Oil rig deliveries to peak in 2016Nordea: Offshore can go from bad to worse in 2016Hapag-Lloyd stands by 2015 forecast ahead of IPO Korean bank imposes conditions on Daewoo workersFiat family set to buy into WelltecAnalysts: Weak markets are unlikely to affect DSVABB launches research base in FinlandMaersk Oil downsizing could hurt Qatar prospectsDrewry: Low rates could weaken competitionDP World only sees modest 2015 growthMAN Diesel & Turbo lifts profit in face of fewer ordersGlobal sulfur requirements are now on the agendaDSV raises outlook on the back of strong quarterAlphaliner: Maersk Line anchors mega ship for six weeks Statoil's profit more than halved in Q3Product tankers help double Ardmore's profitsHapag-Lloyd postpones IPO to next weekRoyal Arctic Line forced to divest activitiesContainer braces for three-year downturnDNB: Offshore market might not recover until 2018DSV steers clear of container stormMaersk: More Triple E ships could be anchoredShell lost USD 7.4 billion in Q3Tanker boom pushes Euronav’s earnings upChina Cosco reports third-quarterly loss Dong raises profit by USD 352 millionNew tonnage tax dissapoint Danish shipownersSiem delivers another quarter deficit in squeezed marketElectrolux CEO sees 'horrendous' trend in core market Global slump echoes in Port of SingaporeDSV Chief is not worried about obstinate UTI shareholderBernhard Schulte: LNG cannot be ignoredHapag-Lloyd drops share price on IPOJapan's NYK cuts guidance for 2015Chinese carrier considers 11 new giant shipsPort of Rotterdam strikes deal with Bank of ChinaRoyal Arctic Line to be stripped back to core business Asia-Europe rates skyrocketDorian CEO: We deliver ahead of expectationsThis week’s top stories on ShippingWatchChevron is bleeding, announces massive layoffsNorth Sea rates unaffected by widespread anchoringUASC projects full-year deficit for 2015Carriers expect rising costs in 2015 and 2016Commerzbank slashes more non-performing shipping loansStruggling Gulf Navigation gets financial breatherShipowners order vessels to dodge new eco legislationBW Pacific launches share sale for USD 250 millionStatoil cancels Songa rig in declining marketNorway's Akastor in massive deficitFirst dry bulk result this season shows big deficit Scorpio Bulkers' 2015 losses cross USD 200 millionStatoil builds world's first floating wind farmMoody's cuts earnings forecast for shippingPresenting Lars Thrane's new shipping adventureIMB: Anti-pirate efforts in Southeast Asia workingSeaspan benefits from new ships in 2015Viking Supply Ships idles yet another vesselBugbee: Impossible to run indefinitely in this marketContainer giants trim service fees in ChinaEl Faro-owner seeks protection against claims from familiesNorwegian yard saved on the verge of bankruptcyMaersk Line will lay off 4,000 employeesGerman bank deal could lead to billion-dollar ship saleMaersk Supply Service to axe 200 employeesHapag-Lloyd owners could face financial beatingDHT Holdings maintains growth in strong marketMedia: No values in OW's troublemaker clientDry bulk facing new drop in Chinese coal importsSøren Skou: Our position as leader unaffected by cost reductionsContainer carriers poised for massive downscaleScorpio Tankers made USD 88.1 million in Q3Bourbon has idled 31 vessels in offshore marketAker Solutions to slash one in ten employeesNordic Tankers and Borealis Maritime form new carrierSvitzer in joint venture with China's Qingdao PortProduct tankers look set to deliver record resultsTeekay Tankers: Strongest crude rates since 2008Highly satisfied Avance Gas CEO exits super quarterNordic Tankers CEO: New venture will give us the right sizeProsafe suspends dividends to shareholdersDSME to cut drastically down on ordersJohn Fredriksen suspends CEO charged with corruptionMaersk Group's profit down 50 percentMaersk Line notes big slide in profits and revenueBugbee: Oil companies will weed out aging tanker vesselsDVB Bank downgrades full-year 2015 forecastHere is an overview of Maersk Group's Q3 performanceEuronav shares slide after majority shareholder divestsConocoPhillips cuts another 70 Norwegian jobsSmedegaard: Our markets are in very bad stateDamco noted seafreight setback but improved profitsMaersk allegedly considering NOL acquisitionBulk asset values plummet againMaersk Oil buys fields for close to a billion dollarsNOL confirms acquisition talks with Maersk and CMA CGMMonjasa expands its SECA zone servicesTransAtlantic AB divests container activities Media: Carrier challenges OW estate's test caseRobert Uggla: Slowdown in shipping will hit usDesmi wins ballast order for seven Maersk Line vesselsMore layoffs at ArcherMaersk Oil CEO: More aquisitions to follow African dealRumors hint at yet another Asian container mergerArctic nations establish joint coast guard serviceAlfa Laval appoints new CEOSolstad: No North Sea improvements in 2016IEA: Oil price will not reach USD 80 before 2020Torm buys younger ships as part of fleet renewalUnfinished cable vessel wins another contractCEO: Gener8 Maritime in strong performanceDNB: Saudi export boom confirms product tanker upturnNorden's results hinge on tanker divisionNorden's tanker division delivers record resultHapag-Lloyd lands EUR 80.9 million operating profitTorm considering New York IPOWeak currencies push Farstad into Q3 deficitJapanese carrier finished first on schedule reliabilityTeam Tankers: Strong market conditions for the rest of 2015Russian authorities could launch proceedings against CMA CGMAlphaliner: Several factors complicate NOL saleWilhelmsen's Q3 results tainted by competition casesNorden CEO sees challenges in lower bulk coveraged'Amico International Shipping: Three good years for product tankerConcordia Maritime follows suit in tanker surgeThis is how Maersk can use an unprofitable Singapore carrierBHP and Vale could be fined big-time for collapsed damsScandlines takes Fehmarn ruling to EU CourtOdfjell's new gas vessels significantly delayed Lauritzen's bottom line overshadows its well-run gas carrierOffshore crisis hits Viking Supply Ship's liquidityChina's Cosco takes big dive in third quarterAlfa Laval bags Sverdrup orderBW Pacific cancels Oslo IPOJ. Lauritzen lost USD 16 million in the third quarterFinnlines delivered its best quarter everMaersk chairman: Low debt could be a challengeBoskalis hit by completed Suez-project in third quarterCarsten Mortensen: We can grow BW Pacific on our ownCourt rejects HSH's move on carrier in receivershipLauritzen CEO: Not worried about the carrier's futureAlphaliner: Idle container fleet hits one million teuLast week's top stories on ShippingWatchDenmark's EU legal opt-out hampered OW estate clean-upAvance Gas looking to acquire Aurora LPGMaersk Line cost reduction plan underway at Capital Markets DayShipping crisis weakens investor interestTanker rates soar by upwards of 70 percentIdle oil rigs could become profitable investmentsAnalysts downplay potential NOL acquisition by Maersk"We have made a very good offer for Aurora"Det Norske Oljeselskap in USD 120 million acquisitionPort of Hamburg hit by Russian downturnHanjin and Hyundai Merchant in free-fall Danish Ship Finance projects bleak future for shippingEmpty containers are worth billions of dollarsSkuld shelves Scandinavian Star probeIran aims for one tenth of the global gas marketNavig8 secures financing for new purchasesRolls-Royce downgrades offshore by millions of US dollarsMega-ships open door to new market for ship designerSouth America no longer a shining growth engine for shippingNew analysis casts doubts on tanker recoveryStar Bulk Carriers has lost USD 147 million this yearRebel UTi shareholder concedes to DSV acquisition Media: OW's biggest bank divests massive debt claimSovcomflot: Solid tanker market into 2016-2017Maersk issues bonds for 600 million eurosStatoil pulls out of AlaskaAlphaliner: Container carriers not pulling enough shipsThis is how much US coal consumption will declineSTX Offshore to slash 30 percent of its workforceHafnia Tankers in black with strong result in Q3DFDS upgrades full-year forecast after record quarterNo IPO for Hafnia Tankers before 2016Major bulk carriers down more than 20 percentBW LPG beats expectations in third quarterMajor share price hikes at NOL"Even here at DFDS we're surprised at how well we're doing" DSV sells shares for 720 million USD to finance acquisitionDaewoo demands USD 179 million from Songa OffshoreEricsson steps up its big data ambitions in shippingDanish tonnage tax to include mobile rigs from 2016Norwegian oil slump reflected in Oslo ferry's bar figuresMaersk Supply Service expects more idled vessels in 2016Western Bulk lands credit deals with banks and ownersCarriers access key documents in OW bankruptcy caseDeep Sea Supply: Offshore market getting worseMajor Chinese merger could be imminentDea breathes new life into offshore expansionNorden vessels hit by attempted robbery in AsiaClarksons: Many bulk vessels scrapped in ChinaLast week's top stories on ShippingWatchCMA CGM confirms exclusive discussions with Neptune Orient LinesAckermann: Growing orderbook will normalize gas ratesHalvor Sveen: New shipping bank ready in first quarter 2016Consolidation wave to challenge Maersk Line's key tradesRussia can expect renewed Western sanctionsSonga Offshore weighing counter-claim against DSMEWho will win the race to become West Africa's key port?Greek shipping's tax fears resurfaceInchcape charged with fraud for hundreds of millions of USDInchcape rejects fraud chargesRickmers Group in the red following massive impairmentSeadrill impairs for USD 1.8 billionFredriksen's merger-ready tankers soar in Q3Golden Ocean loses USD 40.7 million in the third quarterNumber of idled vessels to boom in November"Shipping is the elephant in climate negotiations room"Investors have turned their back on shippingNavios suspends dividends in tough bulk marketNorwegian oil investments look set for big slide in 2016A veritable flood of Capesizes scrapped this yearStena Bulk purchases more product and chemical tankersFrench container takeover could be biggest yetRomania could be fined for sulfur hesitancyCarriers' fate in OW case likely settled before ChristmasIMO counts down to final ballast water ratificationAt least 42 Greek carriers have left the countryNordic Shipholding delivers USD 8.6 million profit ICS: Shipping more ambitious on CO2 than governmentsShipping banks: J. Lauritzen will burn cash again in 2016Gothia Tankers orders new vessels in ChinaScorpio Bulkers divests more newbuildingsAlfa Laval eyes LNG as next environmental betSulfur-sniffing drones could fly out of Hamburg by 2016"We cannot outsource the future of the shipping industry"Brazilian billionaire arrested in Petrobas caseEvergreen in feeder shopping spreeProbe questions shipping's importance to GreeceRussia gets its way on Baltic Sea NECA deadlineCarrier forced to pay OW bunker-bill twicePort of Gothenburg preparing for new growth levelsPacific Basin projects significantly better 2015 resultSingapore exempts container carriers from competition lawFrontline and BW LPG drive shipping shares in Oslo Container rates rise again after weeks of severe decline Shipowners: Not all offshore carriers will surviveThorco invests in a series of new shipsNew IMO Secretary: Shipping faces major challengesRio Tinto in large-scale expansion of Australian bauxite projectProduct tankers set new ten-year recordTough markets impact Lloyd's Register's operating profitLast week's top stories on ShippingWatchIMO expects ballast water decision this weekJinhui Shipping exits worst quarter of year Torm places major order at Chinese yardHöegh LNG delivers USD 2.5 million profit Maersk Tankers looking to build world's largest tanker poolEuronav elects new chairmanNorden's tanker partner lands EU loan for expansionDrewry: Carriers spend billions on smaller container shipsNicaragua canal construction postponed to late 2016OMT boosts its revenue 67 percent Maersk Tankers CEO: This is our plan to beat the competitionJohn Fredriksen's new tanker carrier settledTorm CEO comfortable with new order in spite of big orderbook"This is definitely a good time for buying ships" Wrist acquires Dutch offshore supplierAsian shipowners: We made our own messStrong tanker market boosts Stena AB in Q3Trident Alliance appoints new chairwomanMaersk Drilling lands new contract for drilling vesselXO Shipping hires former Norden execCMA CGM negotiating loan for acquisitionNordic American Tankers sees healthy tanker market in 2016Charterers: We ditch inefficient shipsAsian shipowners call for one global set of regulationsOW trustee struggling to reach Asian customersLow oil price slows scrubber sales at Alfa LavalDNB could lose millions of USD in offshore by 2018Norden stands out in completely collapsed dry bulk sectorMedia: Maersk Line close to settling EU cartel caseDrewry: Bigger ethanol output to change chemical tankerShipowners: New clause to safeguard against corruption Maersk projects zero growth for Brazil in 2016Greek transport strike hits portsNordLB impairs shipping loans ahead of 2018Shipowners' association following MAN manipulation caseRussian oil output at Soviet-era levelsEU shuts down millions dollar funding for one type of scrubber China's new coal plan bad news for bulk sectorDelivery of award-winning offshore vessel pushed to 2017Norwegian shipowners approve two Alang yardsStatoil bets on Barents Sea oil hunt in 2017Analysts: Tanker rates to fall again in 2016Long way to profits for Maersk's new container factoryMedia: Banks grant finance for CMA CGM's acquisitionDanish state prosecutor charges well-known company with gross fraudFormer CEO leaves Fredriksen's new tanker giantSeveral countries against shipping in final climate dealNorwegians to shake up "old-fashioned" shipping industryNGO: Approved Alang-yards must do even betterNew Australian iron mine bad news for shippingLast week's top stories on ShippingWatchCMA CGM bids USD 2.4 billion for NOLMAN engine manipulation more extensive than first assumed John Fredriksen aims to expand FrontlineEsvagt signs ten-year contract with MHI VestasMaersk Drilling lands USD 142 million contractMega-vessels challenge Brazil's Port of SantosInside John Fredriksen's new FrontlineContainer acquisition will lead to alliance reshuffleDark day for Norwegian offshore as hundreds are laid offBimco: Russia had a point when postponing NOx rulesNOL acquisition triggers billion dollar divestments at CMA CGMEquity fund buys up Norden sharesSeaIntel: Container capacity to rise in 2016Free trade agreement with South America at standstillAnalysts: Massive oil layoffs in Norway to come in 2016Evergas orders four ethylene newbuildingsHempel appoints yet another new senior execAsian shipowners support Vestager's new approachIntroducing Maersk's lobbyist with one agenda: SulfurNordea: Norden shareholder gets bulk business for freeBrent oil falls below magical 40 dollars a barrelAurora rejects Avance Gas takeover bidBW LPG picks up major stake in Aurora LPGDivesting bulk fleet brings big loss for DryShipsFrench acquisition could deter new container exitsChina Cosco Holdings CEO steps downNew York-listed Star Bulk Carriers divests shipsIUMI: Low-sulfur fuel could increase engine damageOil price reaches unprofitable level for practically everyoneCarriers kick off VLGC consolidation raceRecord-low share price shrouds Seadrill in uncertaintyMajor investors postpone OW lawsuitCosco heralds significant full-year deficitMaersk and EU want shipping back in climate agreementChevron makes deep cut in next year's investmentsHas the world seen the last Valemax newbuilding?Norden Chairman joins Odfjell board of directorsChina outlines future sulfur regulationsNorwegian offshore company Dolphin near bankruptcyMassive Chinese container merger gets go-aheadAnalysts see oil price plunging through 2008-lowPort of Hamburg hit by the crisis in the container industrySvitzer lands 10-year LNG contract in DarwinEuropean shipowners propose 16 low-hanging fruitsChinese container merger is a Christmas bonus for 2MConocoPhillips slashes billions from 2016 budgetRating bureau losing faith in the shipping industryMining giants trim investments by billionsClipper Group appoints new CEOPacific reduction for new VSA on Asia-Latin AmericaClarksons Platou: Oil at USD 40 will shut down North Sea fieldsSemco to rebuild Maersk Drilling's new oil rigStandard & Poor's downgrades Seadrill credit ratingThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchShipowners after COP21 defeat: This is grotesqueShips gushing out of the German commercial fleetMaersk disappointed in climate agreementInttra benefits from the crisis in the container sectorAvance changes Aurora bid conditionsOffshore company Dolphin to file for bankruptcySeaIntel: Shipowners could lay off 33,000 employeesTrafigura improves result in struggling marketArabian port operator aiming for global top 10Here are the details behind China's mega-mergerMaersk and EU shipowners to launch Plan B following COP21Sluggish Chinese growth pulls down world's portsUK Supreme Court agrees to expedite carriers' OW caseStatoil awards billion dollar maintenance contracts Bank: Product tanker market can improve even furtherRio Tinto CEO predicts the fall of competitorsAnalysis: Maersk's deep pockets make all the differenceShipping agent smuggled arms to North KoreaKlaveness turns Kamsarmax order into combination vesselsShippers concerned about new rules for weighing containersLogistics majors get million-dollar fines for price fixingOil discovered in Maersk's new Africa licensesLong-term container contract rates to slide further in 2016Dry bulk shares down 70 percent this yearBig tankers drive growth at Baltic shipyardStatoil move to cause hundreds of layoffs at AkerMedia: Minister to help Maersk in QatarHigh-risk zone off Somalia has been reducedAlphabulk: Dry bulk giants will not pick the Panama CanalEU earmarks six bln euros for maritime growthDeutsche Bank: Bulk storm to make landfall in Q1 2016Statoil slashes 1500 jobsThe US rejects ballast water test methodMaersk exec: Container mergers herald new eraSix Thorco seafarers missing after collisionLauritzen Foundation: We have to dig into our pocketsNew European coast guard in the makingSupreme Court confirms DFDS' Channel victoryAvance shelves ambitious gas consolidationCEO presents strategy for new ship management giantNorden ready to take on the multi-purpose segmentFarstad could be forced to slash employees in 2016Viking Supply Ships hit by canceled contractBanks issue new large-scale loans to tanker carriersMAN behind record engine installation on crane vesselHope of finding missing Thorco seafarers dwindlesCEO Jo Lunder completely out of Fredriksen GroupHeavy Lift shipowner: 2015 was a tough year for multi-purposeHapag-Lloyd CEO joins board at Stolt-NielsenPort of Rotterdam gives discount for LNG bunkeringWatch Thorco Cloud collide with tanker Stolt CommitmentJapan and South Korea calling for coalSwedish shipowners join fossil free initiativeState prosecutor targeting defendants personally in large-scale fraud caseGeneral Rate Increases to become uselessGoldman Sachs: Oil slide will not stop before USD 20Wikborg Rein: Acquisition opportunities in struggling offshoreBimco: Scrapping age for dry bulk vessels still getting lowerJohan Sverdrup partners maintain their stakesSeaIntel: Container carriers are heavily indebtedCarriers struggling with Chinese port inspectionsBW Pacific CEO picks manager from competitorT.K.B. lands profit with trimmed-down fleetSkuld improves bottom line in first nine months of 2015Noreco unloads Norway unit in clearance saleShippers worry about competition among container carriersEU challenges taxation for Greek shippingIMO expects clarity on ballast water in JanuaryEU initiates global shipyard approval process Hafnia Tankers investor buys stake in MaerskDorian safeguards itself for hostile takeoversNorwegian offshore supply carrier left to creditorsBunker prices slide to seven-year lowABG: These Norwegian offshore players look dead in the waterUS ballast water approval crucial to Alfa LavalMaersk Broker enters Wonsild Dry ventureMaersk Line to slash 110 jobs at its HQChairman of Danish Pilots: Thorco Cloud had right of wayTowage majors merge European activities13-year-old container ship sold as scrapHolidays on ShippingWatchMaersk Broker: More strategic partnerships in 2016No trace of missing seafarers from Thorco CloudTender for major Greek port is concludedSeago Line appoints new CEO after 8 monthsShell commits to deeper cutsEight carriers fined for illegal price rigging in ChinaBattle for new sulfur regulations has only just begunChinese container merger slams share prices downNordea: Increased oil price will not save the North SeaRolls-Royce spreads out business after hard blow in offshoreNorden sells Capesize with loss of USD 12 millionConcordia Maritime enters into charter contract for PanamaxHong Kong hesitates on exemption for container carriersOW Bunker execs under attack in comprehensive reviewDeceased from Thorco Cloud presumably salvagedFormer J. Lauritzen executive charged in Petrobras scandalAltor: OW Bunker board not responsible for bankruptcyOil price drops after Iranian announcementDry bulk declined this much in 2015Media: Maersk out of the race for major Greek portHere is the report on liability in the collapse of OW BunkerClarksons Platou: Shipping shares down 18 percent Maersk Line finished 8th in the Top 20 on schedule reliability Shipowners attempted record number of rate increases"If you can't stand to lose, don't join the race"New contractor dispute threatens Panama CanalNew cancellations of USD 1 billion hit Norwegian offshore"Women at sea is a big misunderstanding"China greenlights yet another shipping-related mergerWilbur Ross: Cyprus can strengthen its commercial fleet Scorpio Bulkers in desperate bulk vessel divestmentMassive wave hits North Sea drilling rig: One casualtyShipping faces new environmental regulations in 2016Five container behemoths to dominate the global marketOW Bunker's Singapore CEO welcomes trustee's reportFredriksen-company pulled down Oslo Stock Exchange 2016 calls for strong nerves from oil industry playersStolt-Nielsen chairman passes away at 70Korea pumps USD 1.2 billion into ailing shipping sectorPanama Canal inauguration postponed once againLaw firm: Oil industry could face zombie phenomenonFirst crude has left the US after lift of export banDNV GL now also affected by the shipping crisis Atlantic Petroleum unable to pay planned loan installmentFearnley: Bulk asset values to remain under pressure Asian yards prepare for fresh beating in 2016Bimco: Hope fades for improved market in 2016Baltic Sea carriers hit by increased border controlStar Bulk Carriers sheds newbuildings in new fire saleRussian icebreaker sets Northern Sea Route recordA look at the EU's maritime agenda in 2016Deep Sea Supply suffers new rate slideEU to launch proposal for controversial scrapping fundMedia: Tankoil CEO in secret settlement with Noble GroupSulfur monitoring initiative to include drone projectFormer APM Terminals CCO joins Wrist Executive BoardMOL wreck spurs updated requirements for container shipsStatoil renews contracts for USD 1.2 billionThorco Shipping gets new equity injection from ownersMaersk in talks to develop Iranian oil fieldsWrist Ship Supply upscales growth plan in AsiaDeutsche Bank: Bulk crisis will force carriers to scrapSellers of large bulk vessels under severe pressureDrewry: Shippers reap big declines in contract pricesMaersk waits while competitors are in full swing in Iran Analysis: 2016 could kick-start wave of Chinese bulk bankruptciesNGO: Sustainable scrapping will collapse without fund30 meter monster wave crushed 17 windows on rigThorco owners: Still complete confidence in the carrierBBC Chartering: The project cargo market collapsedReport: 2016 is the year of acquisitions in the oil industryThe World Bank cuts growth projections for 2016Port of Rotterdam hit by 24 hour strike India's coal import in serious diveBunker industry haunted by banking ghostDrewry: Container carriers to lose more money in 2016Viking embarks on South Korean joint venture Fire sale of tanker shares in brutal shipping marketSvitzer to use Maersk name to enter AsiaNordic Tankers and Crystal get green light from EUStruggling mining companies must cut back againUnion issues strike notice against SvitzerJust one new Norwegian oil field is profitableRotterdam port workers prepared for more strikes"The bank knows what we're doing and we know what they want"Nordea: Maersk Oil must make more cuts in 2016South Korea's top shipbuilders exit 2015 with record lossThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchSvitzer in Asia: Employees must be super fitJapanese bulk carrier files for court protection Star Bulk gets warning from Nasdaq in New YorkMaersk Line: Demand at 30-year lowStena Bulk has put USD 2 million aside in OW caseMaersk Oil secures approval for three Kenya oil fieldsUltrabulk CEO projects profit in 2015Deutsche Bank: At least 2 more years of gains in product tankerShipowners reflag vessels back to Norwegian RegisterNew IMO Secretary General unveils his agendaGoverning party criticizes Statoil's shareholder dividendsBunker price was the death of slow steaming in 2015Stena Bulk wants in on Iranian oil adventureEuropean shipowners call for better port facilitiesPort of Rotterdam parties to resume negotiationsRussia fines Maersk Line in price announcement caseChinese yards shut down one after the otherShanghai was the world's busiest port in 2015JP Morgan: Tanker boom will weaken in 2017Golden Ocean CEO: 2016 will be a dry bulk elimination raceIMF: Shipping should pay CO2 taxGreece's Port of Piraeus wants better offer from CoscoMaersk Line will appeal Russian competition rulingDrewry: Everyone was wrong in dry bulkP&O Ferries sails record volumes on the ChannelBP to slash 600 North Sea jobs after oil price plungeStandard Chartered: Oil price will crash to USD 10 per barrelContainer shipowners under severe pressure in 2016New Norwegian oil tanker carrier ready for launchEU Commissioner to probe giant oil acquisitionStar Bulk updates position in miserable dry bulk marketEuropean ports waiting for news from RotterdamStatoil buys large stake in Lundin PetroleumSingapore grants reduction in container ship tariffsVale takes out huge loans as emergency financingABN Amro: Attractive potential in Hafnia TankersMaersk will retain female employees with new maternity policyCosco appoints new head of containerZim on the lookout for new CEOConcordia Maritime CEO: Tanker market fragile as an eggshellReport: Legal chaos reigns in the North SeaAfter meltdown: DNB projects higher oil price in 2016UTi Worldwide shareholders clear DSV acquisitionSingapore shippers: Container alliances worsen serviceCosco will pay USD 1.1 billion for Greece's Port of PiraeusContainer traffic down in Europe's largest portRio Tinto breakaway to kick-start new bulk companyHSH Nordbank in shipping sale in critical marketNorwegian Petroleum Directorate: 3 tough years aheadEuronav fires back after price plunge in tanker sharesLayoffs at Bunker Holding spur flood of rumorsSeadrill gets a breather with postponed drilling vesselsThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchBallast water convention pushed at least one yearIntermarine bets big on 23 newbuildings Ship sale makes Norden downgrade 2015 resultRotterdam CEO downplays the risk of new strikesPort of Antwerp under investigation for illegal state aidCEO: Rotterdam's robots will take market shares in 2016Norwegian oil company: Sverdrup field will be cheaperEvergreen rejects price fixing in Russian competition caseClarksons Platou: Iran accord could boost tanker rates by USD 15,000Svitzer in decisive showdown on its key marketDrewry: 2015 was most reliable year for carriers yetOwner looking to sell struggling bulk unit Mercator LinesMaritime suppliers get new Secretary General from ECSAAker Solutions to cut upwards of 900 jobsDiesel surplus results in more floating depositsDiamond S and OSG opt out of Maersk poolOwners take first steps to sell German shipping bankRio Tinto cuts iron ore in 2016New Panama Canal makes thousands of ships redundantOaktree awards Torm management and 20 employees share optionsOrders at Chinese yards down by half in 2015Antwerp broke its own container record in 2015Saudi Arabian VLCC giant storms ahead on crude oilKorea's Busan Port projects 20 million teu in 2016 Alphaliner: Container fleet growth to hit all-time lowShell's profits take huge diveMalaysia suspends bauxite exportPanama Canal launch pushed to second half of 2016DSV secures final approval for UTi Worldwide acquisitionShell to slash 10,000 workers after BG acquisitionEuropean terminal operators criticize new container rulesNew Panama Canal could mean comeback for CapesizeStena Bulk: Pressure from new vessels could strengthen tanker poolEvergas: Three big challenges in trading with IranSmedegaard: The oil market is in a supply shockNorden books massive 2015 deficit after new impairment and lossIranian crude oil carrier close to being insuredCosco takes control of major Greek portChinese wood import drastically downWood Mackenzie: Oil investments for USD 380 million cutTotal CEO: We will get by without layoffsStatoil to freeze wages for managementNorden: We are doing better than many of our peersCompetition Commissioner requires taxation of EU portsDP World returns to RussiaKorea's HMM could sell dry bulk unitCargill plans to close its London shipping officeScorpio Bulkers speaks openly of risk of shutdownDry bulk asset values plunged in late 2015Skuld sees several risks for shipowners' Iran venturesBlue Water Shipping CEO steps down after dispute with ownerStena RoRo gears up in Asian growth marketSvitzer lands vital support for new collective agreementAnother oil major fires 10,000 employeesDSV completes UTI Worldwide acquisitionDenmark approaching ratification of Hong Kong ConventionThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchSBM Offshore CEO reaches settlement in bribery caseFarstad sells offshore vessel at USD 5.6 million lossBelgium is Achilles' heel for carriers after OW collapseNGO: 104 ships irresponsibly scrapped in 4QShipowners: Greek tax dispute could spread to EUTorm takes delivery of first newbuildings in yearsMerger-bound CSCL heralds massive deficit for 2015DSV kicks off in-depth UTI integration processJinhui warns of significantly worse 2015 resultHalliburton lands bigger profit than expectedArctic Securities and Fredriksen in new joint ventureRotterdam cements position as Europe's bunker portCapital-strong shipowners buying bulkers at rock bottom pricesGreek refinery buys Iran's first new crude oil exportDesmi appeals US rejectionStrike to hit Greek ports WednesdayNorway to hold emergency meeting about the oil priceEl Faro owner settles with families after tragic wreckDong impairs oil business by USD 2.3 billionArctic CEO looking to cover entire sector with new broker ventureClarksons Platou: Tanker carriers down 25 pct this yearMedia: Somali piracy could be rekindled 132 supply ships could lose contracts in BrazilMining major Vale reopens vital portNordea sees shipping and offshore earnings dipChina to launch ECA zones with sulfur requirementsWärtsilä boosts result in the fourth quarter15 seafarers evacuated from A2Sea vessel in the North SeaRuling in oil disaster could lead to huge compensation claimsTanker CEOs: Investors not rewarding us deservedlyRotterdam union threatens legal action against APM TerminalsFarstad announces new cost reductionsEuronav made USD 350 million profit in 2015Alphabulk: US coal export hit by perfect stormWonsild Dry: Worrying dry bulk sector consolidates industryTanker keeps Stolt-Nielsen's 2015 result afloatBP fires upwards of every fifth worker in NorwayMaersk Line invests big-time in its reefer fleetDrewry: Half of the older Capesize ships must goOdfjell plans to sell its headquartersMcQuilling: Aframax will perform best ahead of 2020Wood Mackenzie: Oil price makes half of all future projects unprofitableJapan's MOL heralds huge loss on bulk and container Concordia Maritime releases historically strong annual reportNordea: Fredriksen's Seadrill needs USD 2.5 billionCMA CGM lands deal with top Iranian container carrierStena Director: We have crossed a milestoneLundin Petroleum trims investments by 26 percentWrist bags second acquisition in just a few monthsOil crisis cuts Baker Hughes' business in half in 2015Drewry: Hapag-Lloyd is in peak financial conditionThis man holds the key to Iranian shippingDorian soars with new ships in strong gas marketThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchWestern Bulk's share suspended from trading in OsloDrifting RoRo vessel approaching the coast of FranceChevron books first loss since 2002Huge North Sea gas field threatened by sinking seabedWestern Bulk spins off chartering unitDanish Ship Finance projects reduced profit for 2015Statoil expands oil hunt with Uruguay investmentSeadrill CEO attends weekly debt meetings with FredriksenSiem CEO expects two years' fight for survivalHong Kong hesitance can reshuffle port prioritiesDynamar: 2015 a historical year for reeferMaersk Line moves Asia HQ to Hong KongBayerngas sues Danish governmentSamsung Heavy Industries books big deficit in 2015Intertanko fiercely attacks ruling in oil disasterAlfa Laval's marine orderbook grew in 2015Container carriers losing billions in market valueSeaIntel: New record for major carriers in reliabilityAPM Terminals gearing up for lawsuit from unionPiracy threat has shifted from Aden to IndonesiaSonga Offshore axes 200 workersShipowners: Aden attacks could quickly resurfaceDanske Bank impaired offshore activities in 2015Not even 100 new supertankers can shake FrontlineNo orders for major Korean shipyards in JanuaryMaersk Drilling lays rig up in Gulf of MexicoHanjin Shipping delivers big turnaround in 2015Introducing Maersk Line's new head of reeferLow oil price a hurdle to ABBOil giant loses USD 7 billion and halves investments Dry bulk behemoth Daiichi misses restructuring deadlineDong to build world's largest offshore wind farmBourbon Offshore projects large-scale idling in 2016Statoil takes big hit from low oil price in 2015DHT multiplies result in 2015Ardmore exits 2015 with record profitOil & gas hits Dong with billion-dollar deficit in 2015Hapag-Lloyd projects even lower reefer rates in 2016Presenting Maersk Line's new executive team for AsiaProsafe result sliced in half in 2015Oil price throws Lundin into huge lossEU lowers growth forecastPanama Canal launch now expected in JuneDNB makes new impairments on shipping, oil and gas activitiesFrontline: This is our threshold for the oil priceChinese mega-merger to launch operations in a few weeksStena: Oil plunge shielded costly sulfur requirements just in timePort of Hamburg pressured by crises and competitionShell delivers weakest result since 2004Drewry: LNG rates will face pressure in 2016Rate index down 4.2 percent this weekGreek owners beach the most ships in Southeast AsiaNordea: Maersk Line has drastically reduced its fleetDong CEO keeps silent on Hejre troublesP&O grows market share on key DFDS route out of GothenburgThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchNigerian army frees hijacked Maersk container vesselMedia: Japan's Daiichi close to sealing rescue planWilh. Wilhelmsen buys out logistics partners for USD 200 millionShipowners: Severe piracy threat off West Africa's coastRickmers Maritime: Things are really tough right nowVitol CEO: Oil price will remain low for the next 10 yearsThe North Sea could lose 150 platforms over 10 yearsShanghai meeting brings French-Chinese alliance into playBulk Invest casts doubt on own survivalDP World was busier in 2015BW Offshore impairs for USD 321 million2015 a record year for Nordic American TankersUltra-large container vessel pulled free on the Elbe One number matters above all to the Maersk Group on WednesdayOW Bunker's nemesis involved in new oil fraud caseOffshore carrier Polarcus in huge impairmentBimco: Even more dry bulkers will be scrapped in 2016Avance Gas increases profit and cuts dividends in halfSulfur sinners in Sweden escape sanctionsFormer rebels thought to be behind hijacking of Maersk vesselNorway's offshore crisis hits cadets in trainingStock exchanges see major listed carriers go redAir & Sea boosts DSV's result for 2015 Maersk downgrades 2016 forecast significantlyMaersk hit with deficit in final months of 2015UN report: North Korean vessels violate sanctionsMaersk Line facing miserable 2016Here is an overview of the Maersk Group annual report 2015Maersk Oil in 2.6 billion dollar impairmentMaersk CEO Smedegaard's optimism curbed by the oil priceDSV CFO: Seafreight will be a fierce bargaining market in 2016Saudi Arabia and Bahrain ban Iranian vesselsThis is the newly transformed Western Bulk setupPort of Hamburg notes big slide in container throughputNavig8 Chemical generated improved revenueDSV CFO hopes for next acquisition in 2018Odfjell dragged down by bunker contractsHapag-Lloyd picks up vessels from Dutch shipownerEpic Gas reports growing revenue in tough 2015Maersk Line CEO: Loss of first place will be short-livedService and car ferries boost profits at Wilh. WilhelmsenMiner Rio Tinto dips into red and cuts back investmentsRussian oil boss declares shale oil adventure finishedWorld Fuel Services in 2015 setbackDFDS exits 2015 with record operating profitMaritime headhunters open office in CopenhagenMaersk Drilling CEO: We'll takes things as they comeDesmi Ocean Guard reduces deficitMaersk wants showdown with controversial scrapping yardsIs the oil industry shutting down in the North Sea?Record container flow through New York and New JerseyAker Solutions finds comfort in projects outside of NorwayDFDS CEO: English Channel could be new growth driverSupply carrier Havila presents new rescue planThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchMaersk Tankers CEO: Product tanker recovery seeping Container carriers close to settling EU cartel inquiryNGOs criticize Maersk's return to AlangEpic Gas anticipates profits in 2016 after poor resultRolls-Royce Marine sees profit wiped out in 2015Container ships ditch Suez and Panama and speed upMedia: Diesel-gate could trigger forced sale of MANIcelandic energy manager Marorka replaces CEOUS shipowners support rejected ballast water test methodTransocean slashes another 230 jobsHavila Shipping's rescue efforts collapsedClarksons Platou: Full oil storages put pressure on tanker ratesShipping banks put pressure on J. Lauritzen ownerEU settles cartel case with 15 container carriersCosco's yard group in Singapore hit by giant deficitOldendorff Carriers achieved a profit in 2015Shipowners get a breather in OW disputeRussia and Saudi Arabia to freeze oil exportKvaerner peers into highly uncertain marketShell looking to quadruple oil output in Brazil by 2020Höegh LNG shelves FLNG activitiesAlphaliner: French-Chinese alliance threatens 2MContainer industry has one month to assess new rate practiceMoody's downgrades its Maersk outlookECSA chairman: EU shortsea policy has failedFarstad Shipping impaired for USD 150 million in 2015CEO Engelstoft outlines the challenges at APM Shipping ServicesAkastor's drilling business takes deep plungeHyundai Merchant Marine threatens partners with collapseSingapore ready to fight bunker fraudEU strategy recommends LNG import from the USStruggling Star Bulk places vessels in major Capesize poolHavila makes deal with banks and books huge impairmentGolden Ocean exits 2015 with massive deficitDanaos delivers profit in rough container marketDrewry: Container carrier reliability on the declineExxonMobil: Flow meter is the black box of bunkeringDet Norske Oljeselskap impairs acquisition by USD 192 millionDan-Bunkering CEO joins IBIA boardNew Chinese container giant: Merger crucial for survivalEU faced difficult case against container carriersThieves stole costly bunker oil from Norden vesselTeekay Tankers boosts result big-time for 2015 The battle for Havila's assets has begunThe dry bulk clouds now cast shadow on KlavenessDeep Sea Supply forced to idle more shipsReport: 50 pct of shipping employees are looking for a jobBW Offshore heralds additional layoffsGolden Ocean raises USD 200 million and aims for moreBaltic shipbuilder Fayard delivers record result for 2015Impairments pull Rickmers Maritime into the redThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchInsurer opens for coverage in IranRobert Uggla is now launching the strategy for SvitzerStandard & Poor's lowers projections for MaerskNakilat makes gains in weak LNG marketGreek and Chinese owners behind 40 pct of scrapping in 2015Maersk and Qatargas to collaborate on new fuel projectDubai-office to head Oldendorff's India/Africa activitiesThe new shipping jobs are found in the gas sectorSeaIntel: Feeder ships will be next order boomMorgan Stanley: Gloomy container prospects for 2016CMA CGM confirms meetings about French-Chinese allianceChinese shipbuilder could face bankruptcyMonjasa promotes manager to new COO positionNordLB and Offen to advise on bankruptcy takeoversDVB snatches up shipping exec from HSH NordbankIEA projects low oil price until 2017Hapag-Lloyd exits 2015 with EUR 366.4 million operating profitsGolden Ocean CEO: Recapitalization was a massive successMaersk Oil completes large-scale acquisition in AfricaDrewry: Tanker rates will slide over the next two yearsNavios: Bulk market as difficult as ever existedMPA got clear warnings about Dennis Tan before OW collapseGolden Ocean receives Nasdaq warningThree-pronged strategy to revitalize Suez CanalMedia: HMM has vital backing from Korean bankMining major Fortescue maintains high productionMilaha boosted by tanker and logistics in 2015This is where China's new container player standsKlaveness presents plan to escape the dry bulk crisisGMS urges shipping industry to rethink AlangJ. Lauritzen lost USD 313 million in 2015J. Lauritzen's CFO steps downJohn Fredriksen's fortune down 40 pctBourbon crew kidnapped off Nigerian coastSeadrill plans large-scale cost reductions in 2016Brazilian Vale sees deficit explodeLauritzen CEO sees weak market continuing several yearsStatistics confirm 2016 investment plunge in the North SeaStruggling Siem Offshore in huge deficit for 2015Record-low growth in the world's container ports in 2015Welltec in red after a run of profitable yearsFinnlines improved its result again in 2015Deepwater Horizon rig manager acquittedFive days of massive losses tremble the bulk industryScorpio Tankers gets decent price on five shipsDanish Ship Finance: Low oil price can increase overcapacityThe Baltic Exchange weighs potential saleHalliburton axes 5000 workersTeam Tankers was less busy in the fourth quarterOil price drags driller Songa Offshore further downBrazil enters major cartel case against car carriersSweden's Laurin family to expand its tanker carrierBulk Invest CEO puzzled by Japanese injunctionThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchJinhui Shipping: Bulk market got chaotic end 2015Subsea 7 lands major Egyptian deal with BPBW LPG: We should not be too optimistic right nowPanalpina replaces CEO and chairmanViking Supply Ships needs new agreement with lendersBulk Invest has claims of USD 250 millionFrontline believes the tanker market will remain strongScorpio Bulkers in USD 510 million net loss for 2015Pacific Basin cuts losses in dry bulkDong Energy announces new large-scale layoffsOdfjell Drilling takes big hit from oil priceHafnia Tankers bags major savings with new loanScorpio Tankers delivers USD 221.3 million profit in 2015HMM uses this number to put pressure on partnersHavila Shipping lost USD 173 million in 2015Golar LNG in 2015 deficit after red quarterStar Bulk cancels newbuildings after huge deficitFarstad reduction efforts reach office workforceGulftainer appoints new CEOTina Revsbech to start as BW Pacific CEO in AugustMPA: Not unusual for companies to move - especially nowImpairment pulls Höegh LNG into the red in 2015Glencore impairs and divests assetsNorden hit with USD 285 million deficit in 2015Esben Poulsson picked as new ICS chairmanEuronav CEO predicts floating storage in few monthsPort of Rotterdam lifts throughput and revenueCosco will radically overhaul shipping alliancesKuehne + Nagel delivers record 2015 resultAlfa Laval plans world's largest LNG test facilityFinal court case in OW aftermath just a few weeks awayMaersk Line looking to beat reefer peers with GPSSubsea 7 struggles with impairments and orderbooksCurrent financial haze shrouds Norden CEO Rindbo's viewBulk Invest shares suspended on Oslo Stock ExchangeBond loans in Norwegian offshore trading at junk pricesFishery shares to fund Fredriksen's oil flopThese carriers are squeezed by HMM's meltdownTopaz lands five-year contract with BP for 14 vesselsFraud Squad charges former CEO in OW caseThis is how shipping fortunes developed in 2015Media: New container alliance courts Iranian carrierBulk Invest files for bankruptcyWhat happened to the Alang principles, Maersk?Alphaliner: Idled fleet climbs to six-year highd'Amico tanker business back in the black with big profits"We were prepared to give USD 40 million to shipowners"Media: More OW charges could be comingRoger Janson steps down as Cargill Transportation CEONordea lowers oil price estimatesPort of Gothenburg expands with new terminalOW management will look at page 41 in trustee reportContainer rates dip to lowest level on recordHapag-Lloyd upgrades efforts in container ship special cargoSeadrill blows up on the stock exchangeThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchWärtsilä hit by engine-fraud scandalOrient Overseas: Major uncertainty in 2016Xeneta: 2016 contracts impacted by sliding ratesWärtsilä: Engine manipulation took place for yearsEvergreen sons in battle for the family businessIs it okay to scrap a vessel here?Clarksons boosts result in challenging marketsStatoil cancels two rigs in rough oil marketAnalysts: Offshore carriers do not impair enoughDrewry believes in merger between HMM and HanjinTorm lands USD 127 million full-year profitTorm to establish holding company in LondonCMA CGM delivers profit of USD 567 millionA few more ships could get ballast water goingDSME hit with billion dollar deficitAnalysts anticipate new major sale from MaerskOil and gas workers top Norwegian wage rankingsMining giants enter iron ore deal for ChinaShipowners in harsh criticism of EU port directiveJacob Meldgaard: Still aiming for an IPO this yearV. Group strengthens offshore with new acquisitionEngine manufacturers to discuss testing scandalsChinese export in record slide since recessionSturdy dry bulk carrier hit harder than expectedDrones to provide big savings for Maersk TankersAPM Terminals completes Spanish billion dollar acquisitionDryShips' deficit skyrocketsBoskalis' result boosted by Suez CanalDesperate container carriers knock down prices from Far EastDesmi Danmark delivered an improved result for 2015"This is bad and self-destructive for the industry"Norden board member steps down after 31 yearsDrewry: The age of mega-ships is running outJapanese shipowners in fierce battle against Bulk Invest2015 was a record year for Wrist Ship SupplyKorean shipping majors must reduce debtNew report: Downturn devours 50,000 Norwegian oil jobsJapanese dry bulk carrier obtains vital capitalOne incident sent spillage statistics soaring at Maersk DrillingDeutsche Bank: Chinese oil demand could be cut in halfOffshore crisis sent Bourbon tumbling in 2015Trustee to scrutinize controversial Bulk Invest divestmentShipbuilder DSME to axe 12000 employeesChina in talks with Iran for shipping projectsHavila reduces share capital by 96 percentSeven Seas breakaway launches new supply company DNB Markets: Floating oil deposits hit record levelEU puts pressure on Greece in tax disputeMedia: Maersk preparing new EUR 300 million bond loanGenco Shipping lost USD 194.9 million in 2015Depressed shipping markets rub off on MANRates on Asia-Europe slide for ninth consecutive weekRussia's Global Ports down big-time in 2015This week's top stories on ShippingWatchHafnia Tankers made USD 77 million in 2015Fear of new human trafficking route at seaViking Supply Ships idles even more vesselsBroker CEO bought Bulk Invest shares just before collapseWhy Seven Seas has kept its war chest closedDSME to issue new shares as part of rescue planTemporary insurance solution for Iranian voyagesMaersk Line: Rate collapse a threat to Brazil's export growthConcerns about bias among offshore carriers' banksSeaIntel: Shipowners' surcharges could hit shippers hardDorian's LPG pool bags major deal with Chinese gas companyDry bulk carriers lost billions of dollars in 2015IBIA joins forces with carriers' sulfur allianceSonga Offshore's market value cut in half on Oslo exchangeDo ships or wind turbines have first claim on the sea?Uni-Tankers expects best result yetEU nations agree on tough stance against RussiaJens Ismar rejects all accusations of foul playMaersk Broker in new dry bulk partnershipMPA declines to comment on whistleblowerOdfjell Terminals appoints new CEOInvestors want the Maersk Group split upNordic Shipholding's profits surge Media: Maersk prepared to bid on Iranian oil projectThis is how DSV landed the UTi acquistionBW Group establishes dry bulk companyKorea's HMM lost USD 525 million in 2015Gener8 Maritime sees strong crude market continuingAlphaliner: New record for idle container shipsBlue Water chairman: No rush to find new CEOShipowners: We could lose Africa to the ChineseEuronav CEO: Much better crude market in 2016New share issue flops for Golden OceanNileDutch buys African project activities from MaerskDeutsche Bank: Bulk carriers face further declineSwedish Club: Dry bulk vessel cargo tops list of damage claimsDP World targets growth in spite of weak marketsInsurance industry faces a lurking risk at seaGlencore looking to sell Australian coal train unitDrewry: Container carrier reliability at rock bottomPort of Esbjerg stands strong in struggling oil and gas marketThis is the plan for newly established BW Dry CargoHMM gets breather from Korea Development BankAlfa Laval takes on new ballast water test in the USRio Tinto appoints new CEO to start in AprilShippers to Vestager: Drop deal with container carriersMoody's predicts 18 more months of dark days for shipping Bunker industry hesitates with LNGNorient Product Pool needs to streamline moreAttack on Statoil facility in AlgeriaCMA CGM increases ambitions in West AfricaDutch ports respond to EU taxation caseThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchShipping banks target the same solid customersLargest US oil refinery now under Saudi controlCosco signs 27-year contract with Brazil's ValeThis is how North Sea accidents can be reducedPSA CEO: Market changing at unprecedented paceKey Vale strategist dies in plane crashMinister rules out major Korean shipping mergerViking delivers record profits in squeezed offshore marketMedia: Equity fund sells all shares in struggling bulk carrierDrewry: Complex logistics market strains shippersSeaIntel: Big orderbooks force carriers to pick new strategyLloyd Fonds: Shipping markets too weak for IPONordea: Doha deal will not change supply but increase priceTotal number of lost ships at ten-year lowSovcomflot quadrupled bottom line in 2015Torm takes next step in England movePetrobras lost USD 10 billion in one quarterKey case in OW aftermath begins TuesdayEU funds new Finnish LNG terminal close to RussiaImpairments send Topaz Energy into big deficitNordea: Torm's IPO plans in 2016 look toughOffshore investments at severe standstillBulk carrier enters 20-year deal with mining majorMaersk Drilling fires 70 rig workers in NorwayNicaragua Canal project to begin in AugustJapan's Weathernews bags deal with MaerskMaersk Line expands bridge equipment order from Wärtsilä Viking Supply Ships seeking standstill agreement from bondholders5 quick questions to DNB Bank's head of SingaporeClarksons Platou: Rates soar for anchor vessels in the North SeaEaster on ShippingWatchAlphaliner: Growing risk of biggest container bankruptcy ever Seadrill extends contract with PetrobrasHapag-Lloyd in black in 2015 with EUR 114 million net profitHapag-Lloyd CEO looking to expand cooperation in alliancesPirates release kidnapped Bourbon crewJ. Lauritzen has sold it stake in Hafnia TankersOMT could win major Australian order for warshipsChinese terminal operator increases profit by 30 percent Thome under pressure to work smarterSeaIntel: New mega-alliance to challenge 2MMedia: Shell on its way out of the North SeaXeneta: Big shippers paying for mega box shipsLarge-scale Bourbon takeover gives Evergas new ownersMonjasa tanker convicted in Nigeria oil caseMonjasa maintains innocence after Nigerian convictionNorwegian shipowners project thousands of layoffs in 2016Maersk contract in Africa terminated prematurelyZim delivers a small 2015 profit after recent deficits175 new dry bulk vessels delivered this yearDong terminates supplier contract for troubled oil fieldCEO on the first 365 days in charge of ThomeHMM: Here is the rescue plan progress reportHempel delivers record result for the third straight yearAlphaliner: Carriers stick with slow steamingAPM Terminals invests huge sums in MoroccoHSH Nordbank CEO wants to exit contractSvitzer orders four new tugboatsMisuga Ship Management sees a tough yet profitable 2016Statoil extends substantial drilling contractsHapag-Lloyd pushes back plans for mega-vesselsDesmi achieves stable 2015 result in weak marine marketDanaos left vulnerable after South Korean meltdownMOL maps dry bulk and container loss in detailState aid offset China Cosco's setback in 2015Maersk Oil announces further layoffsAlphabulk: IPO is a questionable solution for bulk carriersCosco orders new giant bulk vesselsNow the offshore sector's cuts mean that even the coffee is scrutinizedRoyal Arctic Line's profit shot up in 2015Boskalis bags big Korean Sverdrup contractJanholt in strategic deal with management giantDanish Ship Finance eyes risk of more non-performing loansThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchK-Line projects massive loss following dry bulk scaledownMaersk considers shutting down huge North Sea gas fieldSvitzer appoints new Managing Director for AustraliaMaersk Broker brings in former partners from LightshipHundreds of jobs at risk at Odfjell DrillingTwo mining behemoths consider new collaborationBoskalis completes German acquisitionSuez to attract container carriers with big discountSouth Korean yards left with empty order booksDrewry: This is where all the new ships end upWorld's biggest VLCC owner is back in businessATP sues OW Bunker executive team and equity fund AltorMillion dollar fees for owners hit ScorpioNGO: Environmental standards too lowMaritime authority makes ship data publicly available SeaIntel: Oil gains can become an expense in 2016Vale divests large stake in Brazilian steel companyKvaerner switches CFO at rapid noticeBP to pay massive settlement for Deepwater Horizon spillNorwegian offshore companies slash hundreds more workersFlag states rarely investigate bulk vessel shipwrecksNorden outperforms competition in product tanker earningsEngine manufacturers reject meeting to discuss test fraudNoble Chartering moves to Singapore to reduce costsMore newbuildings on the way to struggling HyundaiJudge seals settlement in SBM Offshore bribery casePaolo d'Amico: We will stay active in bulkShipping has lost USD 65 billion in market valueSeaIntel: Reliability plunges for third month in a rowStena Line expands fleet with four new ferriesBrexit could throw British shipping completely off courseGreek shipowner buys more vessels from himselfKvaerner linked to the "bribe factory" caseMajor oil deal suffers new setbackAlphabulk: Dry bulk fleet has tripled since 2000Lightship Chartering sets up new tanker companyNoble bets on unstructured IndiaStolt-Nielsen sees strong 2016 after solid quarterStandard & Poor's lowers CMA CGM for NOL acquisitionWintershall increases production in weak oil marketFearnley: Golden Ocean can manage at USD 6000 per daySEA Europe overrules chairman in engine fraud caseDrewry: Maersk Line's market in chronic overcapacity Rolls Royce Marine to axe even more employeesSeven technologies to salvage the oil industryNordLB will reduce loans to shipping by one thirdMaersk Line and APM Terminals in exclusive dealsHMM expects deal with shipowners by MayFarstad Shipping appoints new CFOOvercapacity in shipping reflected in Cargill's resultsKuehne + Nagel notes big growth in reefer transportsMedia: Aker CEO inquired about rumors at meetingFirst – brief – interview with Alison Riegels in 31 yearsJapanese shipowner ready for major offshore acquisitionsLast week's top stories on ShippingWatchChinese container factory plans huge expansionAntwerp's Saverys family now has 60 bulkersContainer shipowners appeal Russian competition rulingMaersk and Dong pressure subcontractors on priceFewer containers through global portsWärtsilä: Customers show understanding in engine fraud caseSvitzer in large-scale Canadian expansionJ. Lauritzen owner suffers loss of USD 244 millionNorwegian authorities find safety violations in fatal rig accident Maersk Tankers: Asset prices are now too highNew rules for dangerous bulk cargo will take yearsMedia: Shipowners put pressure on debt-plagued HyundaiCapesize pool opens up to more membersMaersk's dividends to shareholders: Minus USD 65 Owner: J. Lauritzen is on its own nowPirates kidnap six seafarers off the coast of NigeriaHuge divestments save Norway's Atlantic OffshoreNordic Shipholding pulls tankers from Maersk-led poolCMA CGM makes offer to secure EU approval NOL purchaseNew research will use waste heat from engines to create energyDrewry: Shippers have negotiated rates way downMaersk rejects all notions of tax speculationMaersk maintains strategy in spite of oil strainAustralia's Fortescue delivers above expectationsThese are the new EU requirements for responsible scrappingSurprisingly positive data on China's economyTommy Thomsen joins the board at LauritzenInternational oil traders call off the oil crisisIt is now time for the IMO to deliver after COP21World's largest coal producer suspends paymentsLauritzen's offshore venture postpones vessels againShipowners criticize EU scrapping requirements Alphaliner: Container carriers headed for large impairmentsLarge-scale merger underway in German shippingIntense criticism of Atlantic Offshore rescue saleThis is how much Greek shipowners voluntarily paid in taxesMedia: Authorities investigate French BolloréChina cuts back on coal – Indian hope fadesReport: Attacks on vessels in Asia declined in Q1ICS pushing for CO2 system ahead of meetingDrewry: Multipurpose recovery on the far horizonMajor banks: The low oil price will soon be historyDrewry: Maersk Line headed for major Q1 deficitNew Clipper CEO: Dry bulk requires baby stepsAnalyst: This is the beginning of a positive trend in dry bulkShareholders vote down pay raise for BP bossDanske Bank: Global shipping shares decline big-timeSouth Korean yards struggling to enter new marketsOW Bunker damage claims may be difficult in the USReport: Exploration to be slashed in half in NorwayKim Fejfer: There will be clear winners and losersThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchWill an impeachment of Roussef shatter Brazil's oil dreams?Bleak Maersk Line forecast takes analysts by surpriseNordea: Oil will flood the market after failed OPEC meetingEngineers boost heavy lift carrierKristian Siem: This offshore cycle is not normalEquity fund buys US terminal from Deutsche BankMaersk needs a technological revolutionNorway's oil fund ditches 52 coal and mining companiesSeaIntel: Logistics giants miscalculated seafreight growth Is Maersk ready to reinvent itself?OPEC collapse is best possible news for tankers ECSA Chairman: Shipping has woken up to environmental effortsCourt accuses Rotterdam port union of abusing its powerShipping lobby calls for sulfur decision in 2016 Pacific Basin to raise USD 150 millionMaersk Oil struggling with weak acquisition marketKuehne + Nagel boosts market shares in seafreightHavila loses another Petrobras contractUltragas looking to expand fleet in 2016Dry bulk pushes Grieg Star into the redDenmark's shipyards and suppliers project growth in 2016Oil price sustained by Kuwait strikes The IMO looks on track to agree on CO2 systemFour carriers confirm new giant container allianceMore small nations prepare for ballast water requirementsMaersk Line: We are caught in a vicious cycleTop analyst warns oil industry against scaling down too muchDeutsche Bank: Hanjin may need debt reliefThis is why shipowners are displeased with scrapping rulesHamburg Süd boosted by South American acquisitionAlphaliner: Container capacity growth to drop 50 pct in 2016New container regulations could tilt competitionPort of Rotterdam facing container crisisIntroducing the new major Ocean Alliance A decision would be made to make a decision, if...Arabian gas carrier Nakilat boosts result by eight pctShippingWatch is closed on Friday April 22ndHapag-Lloyd and UASC confirm cooperation talksIran desperately needs tankers for oil exportPanalpina down 10 percent on seafreightAlphabulk: China's five-year plan will reduce steel industryAnalysts: Worst months for dry bulk everWärtsilä in large-scale layoffs due to yard crisisMaritime organizations call for uniform container weight rulesGolden Ocean CEO Herman Billung steps downThe Silk Road could hold opportunities for shippingMerger gives Hapag-Lloyd access to mega-vesselsSqueezed carrier sells dry bulk vessels for 1 USD apieceNorway launches biggest investment program everVenezuela's debt to carriers is close to USD one billionFormer Lightship partner joins Maersk BrokerHanjin's fate is now in the hands of its creditorsVulnerable container carriers can be left out in the coldAPM Terminals' acquisition checklist altered radicallyKeppel: Severe dry spell for our offshore divisionHanjin to divest dry bulk vessels and propertyV.Ships rejects rumors of approaching saleAlfa Laval struck by low oil price and few newbuildingsImpairment digs Deep Sea Supply into deeper deficitMilaha takes Q1 hit from container and offshoreManagement reshuffle at J. Lauritzen in SingaporeSeaspan increases operating profits in first quarterAPM Terminals employee released by his kidnappersStruggling Hyundai shipyard delivers profits in the first quarterClarksons Platou loses faith in Maersk in 2016Concordia Maritime: Slightly weaker tanker market in 2016Low oil prices cut deep in Statoil's first quarterWelltec fires ratings bureau after downgradeRescue plan for Korean shipping giants enters 11th hourEuronav: Strongest first quarter in eight yearsIMO meeting pleases shipowners but disappoints environmentalistsNow comes the legal battle about systematic fraud at Danish bunker supplierDong improves result significantly in the first quarterNew vessels are now impacting rates at Avance GasNew major alliance will set sail in 2017Prosafe seeks help from banks and replaces CEOScorpio Tankers suffers first quarter setbackMore seafarers are being kidnapped by piratesSenior VP resigns from Western Bulk CharteringHapag-Lloyd risks credit rating setback after merger rumorsAccountant casts doubts on Dryships' survivalJapanese carriers perform worse than expectedMedia: Maersk set to keep hold of oil field in QatarAnalyst firm Wood Mackenzie warns of global oil deficiencySplit with Golden Ocean surprised Herman BillungSubsea 7 downgrades 2016 forecastMaersk taps Semco Maritime for prestige Culzean fieldDNB: Offshore faces long-term challenges City of Copenhagen sells off all its Maersk sharesAnalysts: Yard crisis drags down tanker asset valuesSingapore revokes license from two bunker suppliersDP World projects continued growth in 2016Is Copenhagen's Maersk divestment just an early warning?Fredriksen's Seadrill bags crucial credit agreementLarge MSC container ship blocking the Suez Canal London P&I warns against Indonesian coalExmar notes positive results from stable contractsAker Solutions loses big chunk of its revenueCountdown underway to crucial Maersk earnings reportOffshore crisis now hitting the shipping banksChina Cosco exits first quarter with major deficitThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchSuez Canal operational again after being blocked by MSC vesselStatoil: One of the worst accidents in Norwegian offshoreIncreasing cargo volumes boost Royal Arctic LineAnalyst takes the reins at Golden OceanUltrabulk loses momentum but remains in plusCEO of Norwegian Hull Club steps downControversial business fling costs Halliburton USD 3.5 billionPacific Basin looking at vessels in rival fleetsMaersk Oil stops all flight with crash-prone helicopterHSH Nordbank must be privatized by 2018Nordic American Tankers buys four mature vesselsDrewry: No improvements for LNG rates before 2018Statoil expands ownership stake in Sverdrup-partnerViking Supply Ships moves closer to recapitalizationKorean plea to shipowners: Drastic rate decline is necessaryMaersk forms alliance with Lego and Danske BankCommerzbank scales down shipping loansNorwegian tragedy shock to helicopter companiesDeutsche Bank expects a loss of USD 20 million for Scorpio BulkersDFDS extends military deal from Denmark and GermanyNorway's DHT Holdings continues to soar on tanker waveLow rates hit Rickmers Maritime with loss Kvaerner delivers stable operations in Q1Scorpio Bulkers hit with bigger loss than expectedProjections span hundreds of millions ahead of Maersk reportMaersk Line surprises with Q1 profitAll-time low dry bulk market hits Norden with deficitSeadrill cuts ties to North Atlantic DrillingMore seafarers are being killed by pirates in West AfricaMedia: MSC settles in OW Bunker payment disputeSmedegaard: Maersk Line takes market shares in struggling sectorHalliburton books billion dollar lossCarriers disgruntled with taxation on EU aidFour operators to compete for Panama's new portNorden CEO: Fewer ships not enough to solve bulk crisisAlphaliner: Eight carriers to form new major allianceHere is an overview of the Maersk Q1 earnings reportBourbon off to a weak 2016 startShippingWatch is closed Thursday May 5thAPM Terminals in Gothenburg risks more strikes500 employees have been laid off from Semco MaritimeNew tension on the world's largest tanker routeHanjin Shipping gets three months to settle its futureGreek steal on drilling vessel causes concernShipping may struggle to explain CO2 fluctuationsFayard recruits experienced German yard bossSolving the puzzle on the container marketMaersk Line CEO saw no way around the price warThis week's top picks on ShippingWatchMaersk vessel in dramatic collision off the coast of ChinaThome exec takes the reins of Indian shipping groupCosco yards lose 27 percent of revenueItalian carrier d'Amico plays it safe in product tankersMaersk Tankers CEO: Our strategy is boosting resultsSouth Korea's shipbuilding island stands to lose every fourth employeeMaersk Line CEO sees advantage in alliance commotionNOL's deficit grew significantly in the first quarterNow comes the OW verdict all carriers are waiting for18 container carriers consolidated away over 20 yearsMaersk Oil slashes employees across three citiesNordic American Tankers doubts Suezmax deliveriesOdfjell lands first quarterly profit since 2013CFO appointed to head major German bankIBIA Chairman calls on bunker industry to expose fraudContainer market could go from bad to worseNordic Tankers delivers modest profit in 2015 with fewer shipsDrewry: Container prices at lowest level since 2002 Hempel CEO faces tough act in following predecessorHard-pressed Havila logs first quarter profitNorwegian shipyard Ulstein delivers big deficitNavigator Holdings loses ground in first quarterSaudi oil company plans IPO in three placesHyundai Heavy's workers want to pick new directorBoskalis in setback following Suez completionJ. Lauritzen got a bad start to 2016Gothenburg union threatens new strikesC-leanship finally launched after big delaysEagle Bulk's deficit grew in Q1 2016Shipowners lose OW Bunker case at UK Supreme CourtMedia: Carriers getting ready for new global allianceNew low point in leasing of Panamax container shipsMaersk Oil: North Sea hinges on TyraGolar LNG reshuffles management and expands businessExtreme start to 2016 took J. Lauritzen CEO by surpriseScrubbers boosted Finnlines in first quarterUTi takeover puts pressure on DSV in Q1 resultDFDS headed for new record resultTorm delivered USD 31 million profit in Q1Blue Water and Topaz secure massive Kazakhstan contractOW Bunker liquidator will now intensify debt recoveryDong IPO finally set in motionAlphaliner: Panamax ships scrambling to find new routesTeam Tankers notes increased fleet earningsDFDS CEO heralds continued growth on English ChannelDSV to lay off several thousand employeesTax shelter at center of fraud case against Danish bunker companyOffshore crisis could force DNV GL to slash 1,000 workersSix container carriers formally announce new global allianceHanjin gets no reduction on charter ratesHyundai on new alliance: We want in tooHapag-Lloyd back in the red after tough Q1Farstad Shipping achieves profit from currency gainsMaersk sends first vessels to be recycled at AlangHanjin Heavy Industries lands deal with creditorsOne-off gain saves Wilhelmsen's operating resultAnalyst: HMM unlikely to survive without The AllianceShippingWatch is closed Monday May 16thSkuld delivered 2015 profit in weak marketThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchNordic Tankers has cut one in four jobsNew route boosts Maersk Line in AsiaMedia: Big carriers may be gone in ten yearsWärtsilä finds relief from crisis in cruise linersDSV lands agreement with Arab shipping groupTwo terminal giants pull far ahead of the competitionBimco: Shipping will be short 147,000 officers by 2025South Korean carriers log huge losses in the first quarterEpic Gas reduced its deficit in the first quarterNew strike hits Port of Gothenburg as talks collapseThe Swedish ship register shrank in 2015Fraud-charged bunker supplier paid huge sums to tax shelterFormer Russian shipping execs charged with million dollar fraudState bank becomes HMM's largest shareholderBladt and Semco awarded major order by Dong EnergyMaersk considers acquisitions beyond core businessDanish Ship Finance: Green agenda threatens tanker marketNordLB logs loss after new shipping impairmentsWärtsilä on engine fraud: Now we must prove our worthStatoil's report on helicopter crash expected by SeptemberDiana Shipping's deficit grows big-time in Q1HMM missed rate agreement with shipownersRoyal Arctic Line and Eimskip enter partnershipTransNav plans to double its fleetOECD: Shipping will pay big price for sulfur regulationsAnalysts: Several North Sea oil projects are profitable againNearly one in ten vessels violate North Sea sulfur regulationsOffshore companies in merger worth USD 13 billionHafnia Tankers kicks off 2016 in strong formMCC: Intra-Asia is in a scary situationFormer Maersk CEO with new maritime missionModern ships boosted Sovcomflot in first quarterEuronav calls off Suezmax joint venture Lauritzen owner has acquired two gas carriers from KosanXO Shipping: The major carriers are too old schoolBW LPG bags USD 60 million Q1 profitDryShips has suspended all paymentsDFDS' strong performance triggers big bonus for senior execsMCC targets Asia's new market MyanmarMaersk Broker achieved best result in four yearsSkuld expands with purchase of Norwegian insurance peerStena Weco surpassed own expectations in 2015This week's top stories on ShippingWatchCMA CGM logs USD 100 million lossEU: Our requirements will improve conditions in Alang HMM gets more time for rate negotiationsSubsea 7 wins billion dollar contract in North SeaSulfur violators can get away with minor penaltiesStatoil pays USD 61 million to get rid of Seadrill rigSeaIntel: Container carriers will multiply losses in 2016BW Offshore raises USD 500 million in new liquidityKorean yard giants weigh sale of floating docksLess cargo through the Port of HamburgGearbulk in secret settlement regarding Bulk Jupiter wreckGolden Ocean hit with big deficit in Q1Nigerian unrest could spell bad news for tankersGreek shipowners: Higher taxes will trigger out-flaggingEsvagt's revenue surpassed USD 150 mil amidst industry crisisTopaz notes declining activity in 2016Shipowners open to reversed burden of proofHMM's hour of reckoning approachesLauritzen CEO Kastrup-Nielsen to step downEconomists: Oil investments to decline less than expectedCargill senior analyst: 1000 bulk vessels need to be scrappedSeago Line surprises with major profit in 2015Negotiations make Hapag-Lloyd postpone general assemblyFresh strikes will soon hit the Greek portsNordic Shipholding lost earnings in Q1China clears CMA CGM's takeover of NOLAlphaliner: Maersk Line takes the lead in intense price warSevan Marine execs take pay cut to keep company afloatSingapore's SGX makes cash offer for the Baltic ExchangeDFDS Chairman: Our top execs are worth the moneyThese are the themes for Danish Maritime Days 2016Korean state bank pulls STX Offshore towards receivershipDong IPO prospectus sets price at around USD 15 billionBlue Water owner: New Caspian Sea gig is the pinnacleGothenburg conflict spreads to other portsAsian ports have less work to doFirst Maersk vessel arrives at the beach in AlangSeadrill sees operating profit slide in first quarterDong: Hejre provisions could increase significantlyMedia: four competitors vying for Maersk Oil's Qatar fieldYet another leading offshore figure succumbs to the dire marketMaersk Container Industries lost USD 59 million in 2015Topaz to compete with Asians for the next 18 monthsCollaboration heralds new era for Royal Arctic LineMaersk Drilling buys jack-up for five year North Sea contractHMM has softened several European shipownersMedia: Financial supervisor targets equity fund behind OW BunkerSonga Offshore improved its bottom line in Q1Topaz boosts Mexico presence and finds new business areaBimco: Higher dry bulk rates make carriers halt scrappingICS: Competing interests could make it difficult to scrap shipsThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchHMM: Agreement with shipowners settled soonMystery deepens concerning role of tax shelter in fraud caseMaersk considers flagging out ships in response to EU rulesSouth Korean yards' debt stands at billions of dollarsHerning Shipping lost close to USD 15 millionWärtsilä wins order for four RoRo ferriesLarge oil companies see debt grow by one thirdSeaIntel: Ships use far less time in African portsDrewry questions DP World's 2020 targetCMA CGM ready to make final NOL takeover offerFrontline soars in Q1 and eyes strong market aheadMaersk wants more carriers to scrap ships in AlangUnemployed ships filling up Singapore's watersBulk carrier Jinhui Shipping knocked flat in Q1Robert Bugbee eyes a three-year tanker upswingDeep Sea Supply continues to idle vesselsHMM secures vital agreement with bondholdersA2Sea suffers multi-million dollar deficit in 2015Boskalis lands Fehmarn contract for EUR 300 millionDorian LPG improved its results big-time in 2015 DSME presents final rescue planRickmers-Linie acquires Nordana ProjectLightship: Former partner hit us with huge claimsUnifeeder's earnings take big diveScan Global sale could kickstart expansion in AsiaNorwegian oil company headed towards big Iranian dealWhy owner Wedell-Wedellsborg sold Nordana Project to RickmersHMM wraps negotiations with bondholdersThese are the key points in Danish Ship Finance's market reviewAPM Terminals CEO: Too soon to say when the tide will turnNGO: Maersk undermines European regulationsBulk Invest bankruptcy hits Western Bulk CharteringHafnia Tankers is equipped to handle high oil priceMedia: Hanjin is getting nowhere in rate negotiationsWelltec takes a beating in Q1Deep Sea Supply replaces oil business with fisheryStena Group's operating profit lost steam in Q1Former Lightship partners in open clash with ownerICS picks Esben Poulsson as new ChairmanAPM Terminals will invest USD one billion annuallyMaersk Line signs deal with Russian aluminum giantSwire Blue Ocean delivers profit of USD 17 million in 2015"Unfortunately, I was wrong"Three tanker majors join forces in new poolUASC gains support for merger with Hapag-LloydEvergas delivers disappointing result for 2015Monjasa Holding notes setback from dire shipping marketNorway's Jotun projects gains in 2016On the surface he looks most of all like a bankerProsafe believes in financial solution this summerBP in USD 175 million settlement with shareholders This week's top stories on ShippingWatchMajor HMM shareholders reduce capitalBunker company made big profit on alleged fraudCarriers' flag strategy could be blocked by EU rulesUltranav books lower result than expected in 2015Thorco: We have thought a lot about leaving shippingAker awarded major contract on giant gas fieldDrewry: 2M looking to beat The Alliance on transit timesSwire Blue Ocean: Recovery postponed to 2019Major South Korean shipyards push on with rescue plansWeak Norwegian currency improves Color Line operating resultInternational tanker vessels now rushing back to IranSaudi Arabia lowers the oil price for European customersMaersk Line sees no solution on reversed burden of proofBW Group's CFO steps down with immediate effectDP World to build new port in EcuadorDamco sees Amazon as a huge threatAker enters Solstad Offshore with large capital injectionMonjasa chasing new deal with banksOil Director: Norwegian offshore should not cut too deepYard crisis could make new tankers even cheaperSkuld: British OW ruling could cause problems for charterEU is already using scrapping rule to stop carriersSuez Canal slashing toll prices for container carriersOldendorff upgrades fleet for USD 1.5 billionNGOs criticize Maersk's new scrapping policy in joint statementMedia: Iranian carrier set to order vessels for billionsTrafigura hits milestone in oil tradeAker wins order worth more than USD 333 millionBimco sees two percent rise in bulk demandSouth Korea creates fund to bail out shippingSingapore joins forces with CMA CGM to regain lost market sharesLow oil price puts an end to Arctic shipping routeSeago Line deploys record-size vessels in the MediterraneanOMT lands Chinese feeder order for CMA CGMAuthorities raid Korean shipbuilder DaewooArdmore buys six MR vesselsPirate attacks in Nigeria could spread to port terminalsSeadrill secures new debt agreementStatoil outlines three energy scenarios ahead of 2040Carriers must pay out of their own pockets for Swedish sulfur inspectionsHSH Nordbank hurt by shipping and EU requirementSwire lands big wind turbine contract with SiemensBanks call for German carrier to sell fleetBP and Det norske establish new energy giantHyundai Merchant and shipowners agree on new contractsFredriksen expands tanker fleet with more newbuildingsMaersk Line wants to conquer more cargo from specialized carriersCarrier files bankruptcy petition against Viking SupplyBW LPG appoints new Senior VP CommercialNOL shareholders have one month to get on boardThis week's top stories on ShippingWatchIntroducing Norway's new oil and gas behemothAlphabulk: Capesize fleet speeding upDrewry: Sliding rates could force carriers to sell portsNorden sells its last Post-Panamax vesselsNigerian rebel group aims to stop oil attacksViking Supply Ships books new deficit and rejects bankruptcyOMT on the feeder market: There is barely a pulseP&O Ferries sets new record on the English ChannelEuropean shipowners lash out at EU scrapping rulesDesmi Ocean Guard bags new ballast water approvalRobert Uggla steps down as CEO of SvitzerKjell Inge Røkke has become Norway's undisputed oil kingSouth Korean President: Yard crisis threatens entire economySeaIntel: Container carriers on their way out of the slumpUggla could get no further as Maersk Chief ExecRevenue at Monjasa's Danish unit dives Frontline has sold its last MR vesselsA merger of HMM and Hanjin is still on the tableTanker shares plunge further in 2016Media: Singapore companies accused of briberyNOL appoints new top executive teamInvestors intensify offloading of container shares"Shipping is hard, that's just how it is"IEA: Oil market approaching equilibriumTrident Alliance complains over Swedish sulfur inspectionsNordana booked USD 27 million deficit on project ca