First valemax visits Qingdao after Beijing lifts ban

China Ore Shipping hails age of the mega ship open for China’s bulk ports

THE 400,000 dwt bulk carrier Yuan Zhuo Hai visited the Port of Qingdao on Saturday, marking the first call by a valemax carrier in China after Beijing formally lifted the ban last week.Carrying...

Evergreen to book ten 2,800 teu ships at Imabari, CSBC

Evergreen has approved plans to order ten 2,800 teu ships

FSL wins new time charters for three tankers

FIRST Ship Lease Trust has struck a deal which is expected to generate up to $61m revenue over the next three years

Antwerp boosts China focus

Antwerp establishes taskforces to boost trade with China

Portland breaks its freight record, again!

Portland ships $2bn in exports and breaks tonnage record for the fourth consecutive year

May exports up significantly for NSW and Vic

Vic and NSW performed their best in months this May while mining states shipped 60% of Australia’s total exports

North European imports to fall

Trade demand does not reflect the same growth as improvements in basic econometric data, says analyst

Stolt-Nielsen's second quarter belies challenging times

Spot rates for chemical tankers improve but cargo volumes are still flat, putting sustained recovery in jeopardy

Huarong misses key sale deadline

Cash-strapped Chinese shipbuilder to continue negotiations with unnamed purchaser

Alliances need to keep a tight grip on ship supply

MDS Transmodal estimates that global demand in the first quarter of 2015 grew at a higher rate than a year earlier, but still not fast enough to narrow the gap with capacity