Topic: Shipping

Jumbo: “Our ships continue sailing”

Following the Dutch measures to slow down the spread of the coronavirus, Jumbo Shipping has reported its ships have received the necessary instructions and, for now, continue their schedule. The company’s offices have been closed...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Fuel prices take a massive nosedive

Fuel prices have taken a massive nosedive since the beginning of the year with low sulphur fuel prices in Singapore dropping from USD 734 per tonne on January 1st to USD 415 per tonne today. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Ray Fitzgerald rejoins Crowley as COO

PRESS RELEASE – Crowley Maritime Corporation has announced that Ray Fitzgerald will rejoin the company March 1 as Chief Operating Officer (COO). He will report to Tom Crowley, company chairman and CEO, and will be based...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Meriaura adds coaster to fleet

PRESS RELEASE – Meriaura Shipping has added a new ship to its fleet, the 4,450 dwt M/V Friendland. According to the company, the vessel has a favourable dead weight/volume ratio (7200 m3) and is, therefore,...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

K+N increases operational result by 48%

PRESS RELEASE – In the first nine months of 2019, Kuehne + Nagel significantly improved its results. The company’s turnover increased by 3.1% to EUR 14.4 billion, while the operational result grew by 48% to...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Shipowners call upon EU to battle piracy in Gulf of Guinea

PRESS RELEASE- European shipowners are extremely concerned about the escalating rate of piracy incidents and the continued levels of violence in the Gulf of Guinea. The latest International Maritime Bureau (IMB)’s Piracy & Armed Robbery Report demonstrates that...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Confidence in shipping drops due to trade war

PRESS RELEASE – Confidence in the shipping industry fell in the past three months to its lowest level for two and half years, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from maritime consultant BDO. Yet...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Chad Call steps up as CFO of Zeamarine

PRESS RELEASE – Zeamarine announced today that Chad Call will succeed Michael Dumas as Chief Financial Officer with immediate effect. An experienced financial executive, Chad Call has nearly a decade of financial leadership experience within...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers