MSC takes delivery of second 19,224 teu boxship

MSC Oliver to enter Albatross service later this week alongside MSC Oscar.

Mediterranean Shipping Co has taken delivery of the second in a series of 20 ultra-large containerships that are currently the biggest on the high seas.The 19,224 teu MSC Oliver was formally...

PRODUCTIVITY COMMISSION WORKPLACE INQUIRY: The MUA condemns rational policy-makers

The Maritime Union of Australia has condemned as “dangerous” the proposed changes to the Fair Work Act by what it describes as “economically rationalist policy makers”.

PRODUCTIVITY COMMISSIONS WORKPLACE INQUIRY: AIMPE criticises MUA for increasing cost pressures

MUA ‘touting for membership’ tactics push up employer costs says AIMPE.

PRODUCTIVITY COMMISSION WORKPLACE INQUIRY: AIMPE slams MUA on bargaining

The Australian Institute of Marine & Power Engineers has taken strong issue with the Maritime Union of Australia over the latter’s bargaining tactics.

ILWU distances itself from Zim protests

Union members threatened by anti-Israel demonstrators.

Hapag-Lloyd to order 12,000 teu ships as it prepares for IPO

German line expects to make decision on ultra large tonnage later this year.

Contract closure extension holds up Esperance port upgrade

Multi-user iron ore facility on hold until deal is struck.

CSCL ekes out US$8.5m in core profits as fuel prices decline

China Shipping giant faces fragile recovery due to ship oversupply and fiercer competition.

China Shipping Development returns to the black

Reversal of fortune is due to a rebound in the tanker division and an accounting manoeuvre in 2013.