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  • 15 July 2016

    The Government of Canada has admitted that it illegally issued work permits to 11 foreign crew members of the New England, a Marshall Islands flag of convenience oil tanker, that engaged in shipping in Canada in July 2015, Seafarers’ International Union of Canada (SIU) said. As a result, the Government consented to an order of […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Shipowners Association (ASA) has urged the Abbott Government to be careful in its consideration of the Productivity Commission Report into Tasmanian shipping and freight.   The retention of the Tasmanian Freight and Bass Strait Passenger Vehicle Equalisation Schemes is a sensible decision that has been well received by ASA. But there are still […]

  • 8 September 2015

    Nakilat informed that the company’s extraordinary general meeting was held in Doha, ratifying a number of amendments to the company’s Articles of Association.

  • 17 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) said that nine foreign flagged ships were under detention in UK ports during February 2014 after failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection. During February, there were four new detentions of foreign flagged vessels in UK ports. Five vessels remained under detention from previous months. Three vessels were released during […]

  • 11 March 2005

    FOREIGN interest in Malaysian International Shipping Corp (MISC) Bhd is expected to continue given the positive outlook rating agencies, as well as local and foreign brokerages, have on the company. The latest rating upgrade came yesterday from an international rating agency. Standard & Poors upgraded its rating to A with stable outlook, from BBB+.

  • 2 March 2006

    THE registrar of a foreign fishing vessel places strong disciplinary action against its vessels, which breach licence. The comment comes from the directors of the International Merchant Marine Registry of Belize.

  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Foreign flag vessels in Venezuela to pay for services in Petros, a new cryptocurrency.

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    ICTSI has earmarked USD 25 million to finance domestic and foreign expansion projects in 2018.

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    American-based corporation ALCOA, producer of primary aluminum, has decided to replace the Australian crew of the MV Portland with foreign workers, who will be paid as little as USD 2 an hour, reports the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA). In a statement issued earlier this week, ALCOA said that the general cargo ship would be removed from the […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced yesterday that nine foreign flagged ships were under detention in UK ports during September 2013 after failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection. Latest monthly figures show that there were five new detentions of foreign flagged vessels in UK ports and four vessels remained under detention from previous months. […]

  • 17 December 2013

    New gas development increases diversity of energy supply to Europe and underlines UK and BP’s commitment to future of Azerbaijan. UK Foreign Secretary William Hague visited Baku today to witness the signing of the final investment decision on a new gas development led by BP, which consolidates the UK’s position as the largest foreign investor […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Maritime Union of Australia says a $125,000 fine given last week to a Chinese shipping company trying to take a short-cut across the Great Barrier Reef highlights the need for ongoing vigilance of the shipping industry.   The captain and first officer of the 291m bulk carrier MV Bulk Ingenuity, owned by Grand China […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The company and Iran’s Foreign Minister had “a constructive dialogue” on the release of the vessel held since July 19.

  • 30 May 2011
    Business & Finance

      The Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced today that nine foreign flagged ships were under detention in UK ports during April 2011 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 April 2011 and three vessels remained under […]

  • 27 March 2012
    Business & Finance

      The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced today that 15 foreign flagged ships were under detention in UK ports during February 2012 after failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection. Latest monthly figures show that there were nine new detentions of foreign flagged ships in UK ports during February 2012 and six vessels remained under […]

  • 19 September 2006

    China plans to cap foreign holdings in the country’s ship makers at 49 percent as the government moves to both maintain control over the fledgling industry and tap overseas know how. Foreign shipbuilders seeking to form joint ventures in China must also transfer their expertise to local partners through the establishment of technology centers, the […]

  • 10 May 2006

    The Cuban government is seeking to sign a contract with three oil companies in Norway, Spain and India to drill for oil in the Gulf of Mexico. The deal will be between Norway’s Norsk Hydro, Spain’s Respol YPF and India’s ONGC Videsh, Ltd., NRK Web site reported. Drilling is unlikely to begin before 2008 because […]

  • 22 January 2006

    AHMEDABAD, India — Foreign shipping and offshore logistics companies are sailing to Indian shipyards which are fast emerging as the preferred destinations for building smaller and medium sized vessels (up to 30,000 DWT).

  • 11 January 2006

    LAGOS, Nigeria — Gunmen stormed an offshore oil platform run by Royal Dutch Shell in Nigeria and seized four foreign oil workers, a company official said Thursday.

  • 24 January 2017

    Rex W. Tillerson, former ExxonMobil CEO, is expected to become the next U.S. Secretary of State after the U.S. Foreign Relations Committee approved his nomination by a narrow 11-10 vote. President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the State Department was subjected to an eight-hour hearing before the committee, and according to U.S. Senator Bob Corker, […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced today that ten foreign flagged ships were under detention in UK ports during September 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 September 2012 and four vessels remained under detention […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Wan Hai 512, a 4,680 TEU vessel owned by Thailand-based shipper Wan Hai Lines, has become the first international vessel to call at the port of Shahid Rajayee in Bandar Abbas after lifting of sanctions on the southern Iranian port on 15 July, Iranian Ports and Maritime Organization said.   The vessel was heading from […]