WSS adds Geraldton to extensive service network in Western Australia

Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has opened a new office in Western Australia to meet increased business opportunities as the port of Geraldton continues to grow. Michael Connolly, General Manager for Western Australia, said: “As a business, we have been widening our net throughout Western Australia over the past year and have seen a number of […]

International Chamber of Shipping meets in London

The Board of Directors of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) representing national shipowners’ associations from the Americas, Asia and Europe met in London last week. Issues discussed included the development by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) of a global mechanism for the Monitoring; Reporting and Verification (MRV) of CO2 emissions; the entry into force […]

Wärtsilä to supply propulsion solutions for four Chinese Government vessels

Wärtsilä has been contracted by the People’s Republic of China’s Communications Import & Export Corporation to supply the main propulsion system for four new ocean rescue vessels. The ships are being built at the CSSC Guangzhou Huang-Pu Shipbuilding Company Ltd shipyardin China and are scheduled for delivery at the end of 2014. The order was […]

Dynamic Oil Trading to launch Dubai operation

Dynamic Oil Trading, the global trading company for marine fuels and lubricants, has announced that Jesper Jervild will lead its new operation in Dubai.   Mr Jervild has over 20 years of bunkering experience and has worked in a range of management positions in the bunker industry around the world, including Denmark, Singapore, Gibraltar, South […]

Dubai Maritime City and Shell sign MoU to explore alternative energy opportunities

International maritime cluster Dubai Maritime City has signed an MOU with Shell to explore the diverse business options related to promoting alternative sources of energy, such as Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). The primary focus would be on exploring opportunities that would enable the adoption of LNG as a fuel in markets including marine transportation, road […]

China office for London’s Baltic Exchange

London headquartered bulk shipping exchange, the Baltic Exchange has today opened a new office in Shanghai. The exchange, whose members comprise of renowned shipping, chartering and broking companies, provides data on the cost of moving bulk commodities such as iron ore, coal and oil by sea. The Baltic Exchange is best known in China as […]