AMP and Maersk coordinate actions for the benefit of Panamanian seafarers

To seek new job opportunities, promote the transfer of knowledge and strengthen existing relationships, the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) held an important working meeting with senior Maersk management at the regional office of A.P. Moller – Maersk in Panama. The AMP’s General Director of Seafarers (DGGM) Capt. Juan Maltez aand his team attended the meeting, […]

Unpredictable conditions ahead but shipping confidence holds steady

Despite the Russian invasion of Ukraine dominating news headlines and creating economic uncertainty, overall confidence in the shipping industry has stayed strong, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Report by accountancy and business advice specialist BDO, based on a survey it conducted in February 2023. BDO adds that shipping confidence has stayed at ‘historically high’ […]

Record high container order book reaches 7.54 million TEU

A latest report from BIMCO analyses the booming order book for container ships, despite a collapse in freight rates, which will significantly change the fleet in the years to come. Chief Shipping Analyst, Niels Rasmussen says: “Despite the collapse in freight rates, shipowners still have an appetite for new container ship orders and the order […]

Andrew Forrest to focus on renewable opportunities at Nor-Shipping

Nor-Shipping has announced that Dr Andrew Forrest, the Founder and Executive Chairman of Fortescue Metals Group, will take to the stage for this year’s Ocean Leadership Conference (OLC) on 6 June. Dr Forrest will join a line-up of speakers and participants that includes: Joseph E. Stiglitz, Nobel laureate in Economics and former Chief Economist at […]