Leading scientist questions IMO focus on black carbon regulation

Black carbon is a health issue, but not a top cause for global warming, says WCRP chief

A leading environmental scientist has questioned regulators’ focus on black carbon as an environmental threat.Speaking at the World Maritime University Arctic Shipping conference in Malmö, Sweden,...

Dynagas Partners eyes first potential FSRU investment

Plans to convert a vessel have been readied but may not be utilised if LNG shipping rates rebound as partnership predicts

OPINION: Broker Licensing – option A, B, C or D … or none of the above!

In a highly competitive environment, customs brokers face increasing costs and emergence of additional compliance requirements. It is essential to minimise the costs for this sector by reviewing government cost recovery processes.

Wirana takes on Norwegian Shipowners' Association support of beaching ban

Singapore-based cash buyer finds stance "difficult to reconcile" with Norway's ratification of Hong Kong convention

CSCL reports in the black, buoyed by better business in the Pacific

Asia-Europe volumes drop 2% but revenues in the arena are down 17%

China Cosco returns to the black with government subsidies

But operating performance still struggling with $297m gross loss in bulker sector

Safety dredging to get underway near Geelong

Owing to a dredging program to begin in Corio Bay, commercial ship masters have been warned to look out for disposal barges.

Court orders sale of arrested handymax bulker

Lancelot V (IMO 9128439; deadweight 41,515) must be now be sold under court order – even though there is still a lawsuit pending – because the Greek owners are not being allowed to pay their debts

Perth Freight Link Project will begin next year, says Canberra

Uncertainty around the timing of the Perth Freight Link continues, with Senator Cormann again stating construction on both phases should commence next year

Major losses up in first half, Cefor finds

But overall casualty trend remains positive, says Nordic insurance trade body