Tags - 2017
King Abdullah Port landed the eighth spot among the world’s fastest growing ports for 2017 , according to Alphaliner, the global leader in analyzing maritime transport data, port capabilities and the future of vessels and shipping route development.
News ID: 78784    Publish Date : 2018/04/13

Gross tonnage on the UK Ship Register (UKSR) grew 7% in the year to end 2017 , and was 16.2 million GT at end December 2017 .
News ID: 78767    Publish Date : 2018/04/03

Ongoing tax issues and economic woes at home have failed to slow the growth of the Greek-controlled merchant fleet which hit an all time high last year in terms carry capacity.
News ID: 78761    Publish Date : 2018/03/28

China surpassed South Korea to become the world’s second-largest importer of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in 2017 , according to data from IHS Markit and official Chinese government statistics.
News ID: 78669    Publish Date : 2018/02/27

The number of LNG vessels transiting the Panama Canal could grow by 50% in the coming months due to the increase in exports of US fuel, according to the Panama Canal Authority.
News ID: 78582    Publish Date : 2018/02/19

Europe's third-largest container port, Port of Hamburg, is preparing for the future with improved infrastructure and digitalization.
News ID: 78580    Publish Date : 2018/02/19

Piraeus Port Authority released its Annual Financial Report 2017 according to which PPA's turnover amounted to € 111.5 million compared to € 103.5 million in 2016, showing an increase of 7.7%.
News ID: 78572    Publish Date : 2018/02/18

Danish shipping giant Maersk Line reported a net profit of USD 584 million in 2017 , against a net loss of USD 376 million seen a year earlier.
News ID: 78489    Publish Date : 2018/02/12

South Korean ports handled 1.57 billion tons of cargo in 2017 , marking a rise of 4.1 percent in total cargo volumes from the year before.
News ID: 78341    Publish Date : 2018/01/30

Singapore container port handled 33.7m teu last year up 8.9% on 2016, however, volumes were still marginally lower than the record year of 2014.
News ID: 78115    Publish Date : 2018/01/14

The major ports in India have recorded a growth of 3.64% and together handled 499.41 Million Tonnes of cargo during the period April to December, 2017 as against 481.87 Million Tonnes handled during the corresponding period of previous year.
News ID: 78031    Publish Date : 2018/01/08

Egypt's Suez Canal revenues rose to $5.3 bln in 2017 from $5 bln in 2016, a statement by the Canal authority said on Thursday.
News ID: 78029    Publish Date : 2018/01/08

As we get ready to turn the page of yet another year, it’s always a good idea to look at the events of the past. With the major milestones and benchmarks of 2017 setting the path and pace for the year to come, we can look at what happened in the container shipping industry to get a better idea of what’s to come. We have split this 2017 in three parts for easier consumption.
News ID: 78028    Publish Date : 2018/01/08

The annual handling capacity of Shanghai Port surpassed 40 million TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units), breaking an existing world record, the Chinese state media reported.
News ID: 77966    Publish Date : 2018/01/02

Demand for natural gas in 2017 has grown by close to 9% in Spain, compared to 2016, reaching 351 TWh. It is the third consecutive year of increased gas demand in the country.
News ID: 77948    Publish Date : 2018/01/02

Alphaliner in its weekly newspaper took a look on the shipping markets in 2017 .
News ID: 77937    Publish Date : 2018/01/01

South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has bagged a KRW 210 billion (USD 195 million) deal, for construction of an liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier.
News ID: 77936    Publish Date : 2018/01/01

Cargo throughput at major ports globally maintained an upward trend in the third quarter of this year, according to the Global Port Development Report issued by Shanghai International Shipping Institute (SISI).
News ID: 77833    Publish Date : 2017/12/23

Annual report of Rotterdam port, one of the largest port in Europe has been published.
News ID: 77813    Publish Date : 2017/12/21

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has injected additional SGD 12 million (USD 8.9 million) to boost liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering in the Port of Singapore.
News ID: 77748    Publish Date : 2017/12/18

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