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  • Rhett Hatcher appointed UK Chamber chief
    by Tomer Raanan on 26. February 2024 at 12:07

    Rhett Hatcher, former UK National Hydrographer and deputy chief executive at the UK Hydrographic Office, has been announced as the...      Related StoriesWest of England confirms merger approachesCosts mount as UN’s FSO Safer operation remains on hold in YemenEquipment repositioning hits carrier costs 

  • West of England confirms merger approaches
    by David Osler on 26. February 2024 at 11:53

    West brings mutual book back above 100m gt, while London proclaims high single-digit percentage point growth at renewal round      Related StoriesCosts mount as UN’s FSO Safer operation remains on hold in YemenEquipment repositioning hits carrier costsHouthis target US-flagged ship as coalition forces carry out fresh strikes 

  • Costs mount as UN’s FSO Safer operation remains on hold in Yemen
    by Richard Meade on 26. February 2024 at 11:23

    Mounting insurance and salvage costs have left a funding shortfall for the UN agencies which are unable to complete the...      Related StoriesRhett Hatcher appointed UK Chamber chiefWest of England confirms merger approachesEquipment repositioning hits carrier costs 

  • Equipment repositioning hits carrier costs
    by James Baker on 26. February 2024 at 11:12

    Container shipping is increasingly becoming a one-way business. The cost of returning empties is having to be factored into headhaul...      Related StoriesHouthis target US-flagged ship as coalition forces carry out fresh strikesFMC publishes final ruling on detention and demurrageMore CMA CGM vessels transiting Bab el Mandeb 

  • The week in newbuildings: Euronav pens bitumen tanker order
    by Rob Willmington on 26. February 2024 at 10:27

    Belgium’s Euronav has ordered its first bitumen tanker newbuildings at a Chinese shipyard, with delivery due in 2026      Related StoriesWar halves Ukraine’s maritime tradeThe week in charts: US ghost ship in Novorossiysk | Falls in Red Sea ship traffic stabilise | Record US-Europe crude flows | Ship recycling sector bogged downWar has halved Ukraine’s maritime trade 

  • Houthis target US-flagged ship as coalition forces carry out fresh strikes
    by Tomer Raanan on 26. February 2024 at 9:53

    The Houthis twice targeted the US-flagged Torm Thor on Saturday as the US and UK forces carried out another round...      Related StoriesRhett Hatcher appointed UK Chamber chiefWest of England confirms merger approachesCosts mount as UN’s FSO Safer operation remains on hold in Yemen 

  • The week in charts: US ghost ship in Novorossiysk | Falls in Red Sea ship traffic stabilise | Record US-Europe crude flows | Ship recycling sector bogged down
    by Lloyd’s List on 26. February 2024 at 9:32

    Marad tanker scrapped in 2021 pings AIS from Russian port, feeder boxships fill void of larger tonnage in the Red...      Related StoriesThe week in newbuildings: Euronav pens bitumen tanker orderWar halves Ukraine’s maritime tradeWar has halved Ukraine’s maritime trade 

  • FMC publishes final ruling on detention and demurrage
    by James Baker on 26. February 2024 at 8:06

    The US Federal Maritime Commission has been working on improving detention and demurrage rules since the pandemic. It has now...      Related StoriesRhett Hatcher appointed UK Chamber chiefWest of England confirms merger approachesCosts mount as UN’s FSO Safer operation remains on hold in Yemen 

  • More CMA CGM vessels transiting Bab el Mandeb
    by James Baker on 26. February 2024 at 7:15

    CMA CGM sent at least one vessel through the Bab el Mandeb over the weekend. Another has shut off its...      Related StoriesSeatrium turns in $1.4bn 2023 lossCetus Maritime continues consolidation drive via merger with NachipaUS blacklists Russia’s Sovcomflot and 14 crude tankers in ‘next step’ of price cap enforcement