South & Central Asia – World Maritime News
ITF: Pakistani docker suffered fatal injuries in an incident at Hutchison Port’s Karachi terminal.
Maersk Line confirmed it would charter 13 feeder newbuildings, to be constructed at three separate shipyards.
Hyundai Mipo Dockyard has clinched orders to build three container vessels for an Asian client.
Latest deal brings Samsung Heavy Industries' 2019 orderbook to USD 1.3 billion.
On March 18, Damen Yichang held a steel cutting ceremony for Eesti Gas' short-sea LNG bunker vessel.
Hyundai Merchant Marine signed an MoU to establish a win-win fund for scrubber installation.
Alphaliner: Carriers to stretch transit times on Asia - North Europe route as sailing speeds are further reduced.
Eastern Pacific Shipping's eleven 15,000 TEU containerships will feature conventional and dual-fuel engines.
Two seafarers lost their lives in a fire aboard an oil tanker off the southern coast of South Korea.
NYK Line has signed a USD 80.6 million loan to finance the installation of scrubbers.
Armatori Group's Marittima Emiliana secured financing for the construction of two chemical tankers in China.
Maran Tankers expanded its orderbook with another tanker at Daehan Shipbuilding Corporation.
IRClass secures a 5-year contract to undertake emergency response service for 33 SCI ships.
Indigo Marine Shipping takes delivery of Divinegate, a 61,000 dwt bulk carrier.
Gothia Tanker Alliance takes delivery of Fure Ven, a 20,000 cbm product/chemical tanker.
Shipping lines do not plan capacity increases on the Transpacific route.
United European Car Carriers (UECC) orders two pure car truck carriers (PCTCs) in China.
NYK, together with MTI and JMS, develops a system that assists with vessel berthing.
Eighty people were injured when a Japanese jetfoil ferry hit what seemed to be a whale in the Sea of Japan.
COSCO Shipping Lines has launched its newest 19,000+ TEU newbuilding at compatriot shipyard.
Drewry: China’s increasing domestic demand for chemical shipping is to strengthen coastal freight rates.
HHI signs a formal deal to proceed with the acquisition of DSME.
Lenders will obtain majority control of the Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction.
K Line unveils structural reforms as it prepared to record up to USD 900 million of losses this year.
Qatargas supplies a commissioning LNG cargo for India’s newest LNG receiving terminal.
Yang Ming: two new 14,000 TEU containerships splashed in Japan.
Intercargo: 2019 signifies a year for dry cargo owners to prepare their vessels for landmark changes in shipping.
COSCO Shipping Specialized Carriers exercises options to build four 62,000-ton multipurpose pulp carriers.
Two Post-Panamax containerships were damaged in a collision at Busan New Port on March 2.
Nantong CIMC Sinopacific Offshore & Engineering to build up to six LNG carriers for Avenir LNG.