Seaspan, COSCO Shipping Energy to Jointly Explore LNG Opportunities
Hong Kong-based charter owner and operator Seaspan Corporation has signed a framework agreement for strategic cooperation with China’s transportation company COSCO Shipping Energy Transportation.
UAE Bans Two Tankers from its Waters after Illegal Ship-to-Ship Oil Transfers
The United Arab Emirates Federal Transport Authority (FTA) has banned two tankers from entering its waters on the grounds of illegal ship-to-ship oil transfer operations.
Samsung Heavy, Wärtsilä Team Up on LNG Carrier, Shuttle Tanker Solutions
South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries and technology group Wärtsilä are joining forces to develop more efficient solutions for LNG carriers and shuttle tankers.
Iran, Vietnam discuss boosting maritime cooperation
Iran's Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development Mohammad Rastad explored ways of using trade and connectivity capacities with the Vietnamese officials.
Drewry: IMO 2020 to Fuel M&A Activity among Carriers?
Financially vulnerable carriers could be pushed into M&A by the extra costs associated with the new low-sulphur fuel law, according to shipping consultancy Drewry.
MPA, Fujitsu Test AI Ship Collision Risk Prediction Technology
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA Singapore) and Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company Fujitsu have concluded a field trial in analyzing marine traffic risks in the Singapore Strait.
Qatar to Release LNG Carrier Shipyard Tender in a Few Weeks
Qatar would soon release its tender for new liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers, according to Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, the country’s energy minister and the CEO of Qatar Petroleum.
Iran, Bulgaria sign MoUs to widen cooperation
Iran and Bulgaria have signed six Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) to boost cooperation in different fields, including ports and maritime transport, postal services, trade, meteorology, and standardization policies.
Kazakhstan's ambassador visits Iran's largest trade port
A diplomatic delegation from the Republic of Kazakhstan headed by Kazakhstan ambassador to Tehran visited various parts of the special economic zone of Shahid Rajaee Port.
A Russian business delegation visits Amir Abad Port
A business delegation from the Russian Federation visited the port's capabilities and capacities to invest in the special economic zone of Amir Abad Port.