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U.N. Blacklists Operator of North Korean Ship Seized in Panama

A U.N. Security Council committee on Monday blacklisted the operator of a North Korean ship, which was seized near the Panama Canal last year for smuggling Soviet-era arms, and raised concerns about Cuba's military cooperation with Pyongyang. The post U.N. Blacklists Operator of North Korean Ship Seized in Panama appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

U.S. Marshalls Ordered to Seize Kurdish Oil Cargo off Texas

Acting on a request from the central government in Iraq, a U.S. judge has signed an order telling the U.S. Marshals Service to seize a cargo of oil from Iraqi Kurdistan

Diana Containerships Q2 & 1H 2014 Financial Results

Greece-based Diana Containerships Inc., a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, has reported net income of $0.6 million for the second quarter of 2014,

Mercator Lines Profit Hit by Low Bulk Freight Rate

Mercator Lines (Singapore) reported a revenue of US$ 16.5 million for Q1 2015, an increase of 19% as compared to correspoding period in the previous previous year, however a net loss of US$ 7.

Total Sells ts Coal Mining Assets to Exxaro

Total has signed an agreement with Exxaro Resources Ltd for the sale of its 100% stake in Total Coal South Africa (TCSA), its coal-producing affiliate in South Africa.

Crew of USCG Cutter Thetis to Return today

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Thetis, a 270-foot medium endurance cutter based out of Key West, Florida, is scheduled to return to homeport Tuesday at 11:45 a.

Control of Emission from Vessels in Hong Kong Waters

  Amendments to the Shipping and Port Control Ordinance (Cap. 313) and the Merchant Shipping (Local Vessels) Ordinance (Cap. 548) to enhance the control of

China Shipyards Bag the Week's Ocean-going Newbuild Orders

Reported ordering this week has been exclusively focussed on the Chinese yards, says Clarkson Hellas in their latest 'S&P Weekly Bulletin'. Dry bulk carriers COSCO

Holland America Line Offers ‘Explore 4’ Early Booking

  Holland America Line knows the trend for savvy travelers is to book vacations well in advance. To encourage those early bookings the line is returning with

Aker Philadelphia Shipyard ASA: Purchase of own shares

  Aker Philadelphia Shipyard AKPS), a leading U.S. commercial shipyard constructing vessels for operation in the Jones Act market, has on July 25, 2014 purchased 1,

USNS Ship Rescues Nine in Gulf of Oman

'USNS Richard E. Byrd' (T-AKE 4), a Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship, rescued 9 crew members from a Yemeni-flagged cargo vessel 'Asaed' that had lost power,

LiveCom Selects iDirect Evolution to Enable Global Expansion

  iDirect Asia Pte Ltd today announced that LiveCom Limited (“LiveCom”), a Hong Kong based ISP, has selected Evolution as the platform to help

Braemar Completes Merger with ACM Shipping

  Braemar Shipping Services plc has completed the merger with ACM Shipping Group Plc (‘ACM’). ACM will merge with Braemar Seascope, the shipbroking

Scorpio Tankers Report Q2, 1H 2014 Profit Slip

Scorpio Tankers Inc. has reported its results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2014. Highlights excerpted here as follows: Results for the three months ended June 30,

Danaos Corporation 2Q and 1H 2014 Results

  Danaos Corporation ("Danaos") (NYSE: DAC), a leading international owner of containerships, today reported unaudited results for the period ended June 30, 2014.

Fred. Olsen's ‘Poison, Murder & Mystery Cruise’

  Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is proud to introduce a very unique cruise experience for Summer 2015, aboard its 880-guest ship Boudicca, the like of which guests

MTN Lands Cruise Line SatCom Contracts

MTN Communications (MTN) says that three cruise operators around the world have selected the company for its passenger, crew, corporate communications and content services.

Lake St. Clair Grounded Bulk Carrier: Update

The Coast Guard says it continues to monitor the response and salvage operations to the 656-foot HK-flagged bulk carrier 'Federal Rideau', hard aground in the downbound shipping channel of Lake St.

UN Throws the Book at North Korea Ship Operator

A U.N. Security Council committee on Monday blacklisted the operator of a North Korean ship, which was seized near the Panama Canal last year for smuggling Soviet-era arms,

Indonesia Orders World’s First CNG Carrier from Chinese Yard

Pelayaran Bahtera Adhiguna, a subsidiary of Indonesia’s state-owned power company Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PT PLN) has placed an order with Qingdao Wuchuan Heavy Industry for the world’s first Compressed Natural [...] The post Indonesia Orders World’s First CNG Carrier from Chinese Yard appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

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