Latest News for: Ship charterer


Ship chartered by Airbus to be fitted with suction sails

The Engineer 29 Sep 2023
Bulk carrier sets sail with WindWings The rise of the wind ships ... According to bound4blue estimations, these eSAILs could deliver fuel and CO2 emissions savings of up to 560 tons and 1,800 tons respectively for this ship annually ... wind ships.

Singapore fuel exports to Mexico hit record in Q3 on limited US supply

Reuters 29 Sep 2023
"Continued declines in freight rates of medium-range carriers travelling from east to west also supported these clean products flows," said an India-based shipping charterer who declined to be named due to its company's media policy.

Diana Shipping secures charter extension from Solebay at lower rate

Splash24/7 28 Sep 2023
New York-listed Greek bulker owner Diana Shipping has won a charter deal for one of its capsize bulkers from Solebay Shipping. The 179,362-dwt, 2011-built bulker Seattle was hired by Solebay Shipping on a gross charter rate of $17,500 per day, minus a 5% commission ...

Diana Shipping locks capesize bulker into charter with Solebay for nearly two years

Tradewinds 28 Sep 2023
Diana Shipping has locked a capesize bulker into a period charter ...

JTSB releases its final report on Wakashio grounding

SAFETY4SEA 28 Sep 2023
The Panama-flagged bulk carrier was chartered by Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and owned by Nagashiki Shipping in Okayama Prefecture. The ship with 20 people aboard was heading to a Brazilian port ... Furthermore, the captain ordered the ship to divert from its planned route and approach the ...

Phone signal search behind Japan ship's Mauritius oil spill: report

Kyodo 28 Sep 2023
Japan's transport safety authority concluded Thursday a cargo ship ran aground and spilled oil off Mauritius in 2020 because it altered its planned route and approached the coast in order to pick up mobile phone signals ... The bulk carrier Wakashio, chartered by Mitsui O.S.K ... and owned by Nagashiki Shipping Co.

Jefferies lowers container ship charter rate outlook as ‘hard part begins’ for operators

Tradewinds 27 Sep 2023
Jefferies has lowered its outlook for charter rates in the container market as liner operators face the challenges ...

Grindrod Shipping agrees to acquire two ship management companies from Taylor Maritime Group

Independent online (SA) 27 Sep 2023
Grindrod Shipping ... Grindrod Shipping owns and operates a diversified fleet of owned long-term and short-term chartered-in dry bulk vessels. TMI specialises in the acquisition and chartering of vessels in the handysize and supramax bulk carrier segments of the global shipping sector.

Ship Concept 2030: Are cargo owners doing enough to drive change?

Splash24/7 27 Sep 2023
A handful of charterers in 2023 are responsible for some of the more eye-catching vessels coming out yards whether it’s with wind-assisted propulsion, or some alternate fuel, but the scale of such green investments remains far below for what is required to meet shipping’s enhanced environmental goals.

Maersk Line sells US-flag tanker business to Maritime Partners

Splash24/7 27 Sep 2023
... second move in the US tanker market in as many months, having sealed a deal to buy AMSC’s Jones Act business, which owns nine handysize product carriers and one handysize shuttle tanker, all of which are bareboat chartered to Overseas Shipholding or Keystone Shipping.

Grindrod seals deal to buy Taylor Maritime Group shipmanagement units

Splash24/7 26 Sep 2023
Singapore-based bulker owner Grindrod Shipping has reached an agreement to acquire two shipmanagement companies from Taylor Maritime Group ... The combined owned fleet comprised 47 vessels at the end of the second quarter, worth around $880m, excluding chartered-in ships without purchase options.

Diana Shipping wins charters for dry bulk duo

Splash24/7 25 Sep 2023
Greek bulker owner Diana Shipping has entered into time charter contracts for two of its dry bulk vessels with ASL Bulk Marine and ST Shipping and Transport ... ships will generate approximately $8.91m of gross revenue for the minimum scheduled periods of the time charters.