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  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Container shipping arm of Danish Maersk Group, Maersk Line, is insisting that Maersk Tigris and its crew are released as soon as possible. Around 24 people are reported to be aboard the Marshall Islands-flagged containership that was intercepted in the Strait of Hormuz on Tuesday by Iranian patrol boats. “We take comfort in the knowledge that – according […]

  • 1 May 2015

    The US Navy has started accompanying US-flagged commercial ships passing through the Strait of Hormuz, according to defense officials quoted by Agence France-Presse. The decision comes in the wake of the seizure of Maersk Tigris containership by Iranian patrol boats as the boxship was steaming its way through the strait on Tuesday. As informed by Washington officials, the navy […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Danish liner company Maersk Line continues talks with Iranian authorities as it pushes for the release of the seized containership Maersk Tigris. “Today, we have had a constructive dialogue with the Iranian courts and Ports & Maritime Organization. Earlier today, we provided a letter of undertaking in relation to the underlying cargo case.  We are […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the Rickmers Group’s urgent request to Iranian authorities, a representative of the company has been allowed on Thursday to board Maersk Tigris that was seized by Iranian navy on Tuesday, April 28, the company said. There are 24 seafarers on board the vessel. “In his contacts with the crew our representative has been able to establish that all seafarers are safe […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The seized Maersk Tigris containership remains in custody with Iranian authorities, according to Danish liner Maersk Line. The seizure of Maersk Tigris on April 28th by Iranian patrol boats is said to be related to a cargo dispute between a private company named Pars Talaee Oil Production Company and Maersk Line, which dates back to 2005. Despite several meetings with […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Maersk Tigris container ship issued a distress call Tuesday morning after an Iranian Navy ship fired shots across its bridge and Iranian personnel boarded the commercial vessel, a Pentagon spokesman said. Army Col. Steve Warren told members of the Pentagon press corps that at about 2:05 a.m. Eastern Time, several Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Danish Maersk Group has informed that the crew of the seized containership Maersk Tigris, chartered by Maersk Line, is safe. “We are in on-going contact with Rickmers Shipmanagement and are pleased to learn that the crew is safe and under the circumstances in good spirits. The well-being of the crew remains our paramount concern,” Maersk […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Danish liner company Maersk Line has confirmed the release of the Marshal Islands-flagged containership Maersk Tigris earlier today. The ship is now en route to Jebel Ali (UAE) where Rickmers Shipmamagement will attend to the 24 crew members, Maersk Line added. The crew was reported to be in good condition by Rickmers Shipmanagement, manager of the vessel. […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The reason behind the seizure of the Maersk Tigris containership by an Iranian Revolutionary Guard naval patrol on Tuesday is said to be related to an alleged unresolved cargo claim. “We have been in contact with the Iranian authorities – the Ports & Maritime Organization. They informed us that the seizure of Maersk Tigris is […]

  • 7 May 2015

    The US Navy ships have stopped accompanying U.S.- and British-flagged commercial vessels in the Strait of Hormuz as there were no further incidents following the seizure of Maersk Tigris last week, Pentagon spokesman Army Col. Steve Warren informed. The navy ships started accompanying the U.S. and British ships following two incidents less than a week apart […]

  • 3 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maersk’s Boxship Catches Fire off Mauritius The 8,700 TEU container ship Maersk Londrina caught fire while en route from Malaysia to Brasil on April 25, forcing the vessel to divert to Mauritius, Maersk’s Senior Press Officer Michael … Read more Interview: APM Terminals Stands Ready for Giant Boxships Dutch-headquartered container terminal operator APM Terminals, part […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The seized Maersk Tigris containership has been released after being held in detention by Iranian authorities for over a week, IRNA reported citing a source at Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization. The information has just been confirmed by the PMO, saying that after receiving a letter of guarantee for the enforcement of the judicial decision from Maersk […]

  • 10 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    MAST: Security Situation in the Mediterranean Could Get Out of Hand Incidents of criminality and piracy on the high seas and in coastal areas of the Mediterranean could become more prevalent as the human trafficking organisations become more established, say… Read more Costa Concordia to Embark on Its Final Journey The first phase of the […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    An oil product tanker is reported to had been fired at by the Iranian naval forces while transiting the Gulf on Thursday. Singapore-flagged tanker Alpine Eternity was approached by five Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy ships at about noon (0800 GMT), Reuters said citing U.S. officials. The ships fired warning shots as they tried to […]

  • 4 May 2015

    The United States plans to expand the escorting services of the US Navy in the Strait of Hormuz to allied nations’ ships, one of the countries being the UK. As informed, the talks are underway with countries who would like to seek protection of their vessels. The US Navy said last week that it would start accompanying US-flagged ships passing […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    French shipping giant CMA CGM Group revealed plans to assign one of its latest fleet additions, the 10,622 TEU CMA CGM TIGRIS, to the Port of Santos in Brazil. As explained by the liner company, CMA CGM will be the first carrier to introduce a vessel of such a capacity in Brazil. The CMA CGM […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    CMA CGM Group has taken delivery of the CMA CGM Tigris, the fourth in a series of 28 vessels from 9,400 TEUs to 10,900 TEUs which will have been delivered by the third quarter of 2016. The CMA CGM Tigris will be a chartered bareboat sailing under the Malta flag, and the result of collaboration between the Chinese […]

  • 2 July 2010

    The Tigris River, heart of Baghdad and inspiration for much romantic poetry, is drying up. The European Water Association (EWA) estimates… [mappress] Source: thememriblog, July 2, 2010;

  • 24 August 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Danish driller Maersk Drilling has named Jesper Ridder Olsen its new Chief Financial Officer, following an announcement by Maersk last week that it will demerge the drilling unit via the Nasdaq Copenhagen listing in 2019.

  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Maersk’s deal with PBF Logistics to deliver 10% of the company’s annual fuel demand ahead of 2020 sulphur rule.

  • 27 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Global transport and logistics powerhouse Maersk announced on Wednesday that it has joined forces with Microsoft Corp. on digitalization in a move targeting to “revolutionize supply-chain management and global trade.” Under the terms of the agreement, Microsoft has been selected to support Maersk’s carrier performance, equipment utilization and supplier performance. In addition, Microsoft Azure has been selected […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    UK-based energy services company Wood Group has signed a ten-year master services agreement (MSA) with U.S. oil major Chevron. Wood Group said on Wednesday that the new deal would allow it to deliver conceptual engineering, pre-front-end engineering design (pre-FEED), FEED, detailed design, and procurement services in multiple locations across Chevron’s global onshore and offshore asset […]