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  • 4 July 2014

    The number of ships sailing under the Danish flag has reached a new high, new data from the Danish Shipowners’ Association shows.   The Danish merchant fleet has reached a new milestone. In the most recent fleet count on 1 July 2014 the fleet sailing under the Danish flag accounted for more than 15 million […]

  • 8 April 2019

    Two Taiwan government agencies are considering making the use of Republic of China (ROC) flag vessels mandatory for certain offshore wind farm construction activities, according to Asia Wind Energy Association (AWEA). The Bureau of Energy (BOE) in Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs is expected to convene a meeting of developers, contractors and vessel operators later […]

  • 4 October 2017

    The three ships owned by a North Korean firm that have been registered under the Cambodian flag of convenience had been removed from the country’s ship registry a year ago, Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation informed. The announcement was triggered by media reports that a North Korean ship, identified as Jie Shun, […]

  • 25 July 2019

    The Energizing American Shipbuilding Act, a measure to boost the shipbuilding industry of the United States has received bipartisan support. 

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Chinese seafarers aboard the Stolt Kikyo tanker, which berthed in Devonport, Tasmania early Sunday morning, are owed wages for two months and have not received coastal trading payments required under Australian law, shows an investigation by the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF). ITF assistant national coordinator Matt Purcell met with the twenty-four crew members of the […]

  • 6 April 2012

    The Netherlands, a seafarer nation with a vast maritime history and a strong maritime cluster, should pre-eminently be a country for shipping companies to settle and also more ships should fly the Dutch flag. That is the opinion of the Royal Association of Netherlands Shipowners. For that reason, the association together with the Dutch government […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Singapore’s Swiber Holdings Limited, a provider of integrated offshore construction and support services to the oil and gas industry, will be flying the Mexican flag on five of its fleet of vessels in Mexico as reaffirmation of its long-term commitment to clients in the country’s rapidly growing oil and gas industry. The company yesterday said the […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    World’s third biggest container shipping major CMA CGM announced plans to register four of its 20,000 TEU + size giants under the French flag. Namely, speaking at a recent Ecole Nationale Supérieure Maritime (ENSM) event, the company’s CEO Rodolphe Saadé said that CMA CGM’s next flagship, featuring 20,600 TEU will fly the French flag and […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Chinese seafarers aboard the Stolt Kikyo tanker, which berthed in Devonport, Tasmania early Sunday morning, are owed wages for two months and have not received coastal trading payments required under Australian law, shows an investigation by the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF). ITF assistant national coordinator Matt Purcell met with the twenty-four crew members of the […]

  • 6 November 2009

    Over the next month, Maersk Supply Service will re-flag its whole fleet currently flying the Isle of Man flag. In the future, the majority of this fleet of 17 units will sail under the Danish flag in the Danish International Register.

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) revealed plans to re-flag 32 of its very large crude tankers (VLCCs) and five of its mid-size carriers under the domestic flag by the end of 2017. The move comes amid a positive shift the country’s transport sector has witnessed. In addition, the initiative is another achievement of the […]

  • 2 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Ridge Global, an international provider of security and risk management services, today announced the launch of Flag Bridge(TM), a new service focused on maritime risk and sovereignty management. The Flag Bridge( )team includes an elite cadre of former U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) admirals and distinguished maritime professionals, including: Admiral Tom Collins, 22nd Commandant of the […]

  • 13 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Maritime Security specialist Ambrey Risk has been awarded accreditation to work with Panama-flagged vessels. The UK-based security company, which won a Herefordshire Chamber of Commerce award last month, became one of the first maritime security companies to be granted official accreditation from the Panama Maritime Authority, on 28th September 2012, sanctioning the services of armed […]

  • 25 February 2016

    The Maltese Register of Shipping saw an increase of almost 8.3 million gross tonnage in 2015, representing a growth rate of 14.3 percent compared to the year before, Transport Malta, the authority responsible for the Malta Ship Register, said. In 2015 a total of 66.2 million gross tons were registered under the Merchant Shipping Act. According to Transport Malta, 2015 […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The new flag ship of AIDA Cruises will be christened in 2015 with the name AIDAprima. AIDA Cruises is the first cruise line to have a ship setting sail from a German port all year round. Starting on June 20, 2015, Hamburg will be the departure and arrival point for AIDAprima on its seven-day round-trip […]

  • 27 September 2012
    Business & Finance

      Eagle Ford Shale continues to positively impact Port Corpus Christi and the U.S. economy. Yesterday, Wednesday, September 26, 2012, the M/V Pennsylvania, a newly built U.S. Flag vessel destined to move products related to Eagle Ford Shale in the region, made its first port of call to Port Corpus Christi. The tanker docked at […]

  • 10 October 2016

    The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Registry attained the status as the world’s largest tanker fleet with additional tonnage joining the registry from markets in Greece, the United States (US), and Asia. The RMI flagged tanker fleet now stands at 44.6 million gross tons (GT), while the registry’s overall fleet stands at 137.3 million gross […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    SAL Heavy Lift, Hamburg-based carrier specializing in heavy lift and project cargo transport, informed that six of its vessels will fly the German flag by the end of 2017. Having started with MV Svenja on September 22, MV Trina, MV Anne-Sofie, MV Regine, MV Maria and MV Wiebke will quickly follow, according to the company. […]

  • 6 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced today that 12 foreign flagged ships were under detention in UK ports during May 2012 after failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection. Latest monthly figures show that there were six new detentions of foreign flagged ships in UK ports during May 2012 and six vessels remained under detention […]

  • 1 November 2012
    Business & Finance

      During a ceremony held in Tokyo, DNV was confirmed to be formally authorised by the Japanese government to carry out surveys on ships flying the Japanese flag. Under Japanese legislation, DNV has been designated as a Recognised Organisation by the Japanese government and is granted delegated responsibility for statutory surveys and permission to issue […]

  • 4 October 2011
    Business & Finance

      Maersk Line, Limited (MLL) and its guests celebrated the naming of its fourth U.S. flag tanker, the MAERSK PEARY, last Friday at the Half Moone Cruise and Celebration Center in Norfolk. The freshly painted, 591-foot ship sat pier-side in downtown Norfolk and was adorned with red, white and blue bunting as distinguished guests, customers, […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Danish shipping major Maersk Line will reflag Hamburg Süd-owned vessels to Denmark and Singapore, Maersk spokesperson confirmed to World Maritime News. The changes would be made in line with the company’s flagging principles as Hamburg Süd’s ships switch ownership and fall under Danish ownership in Maersk Line or Singaporean ownership under A. P. Moller Singapore. […]