A step closer to ballast-free shipping

GTT and Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Co. Ltd (DSIC) received approval in principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for their 30,000m³ B-FREE LNG carrier design in a ceremony at Marintec China yesterday.

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Westwood Insight: OPEC – Holding Firm, For Now

The eagerly-awaited outcome of the 173rd OPEC meeting (not to mention the third OPEC & non-OPEC ministerial meeting) was announced on 30th November. The summary headline is an extension of current

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Hong Kong Port Cargo Throughput Up by 5.3% During Third Quarter to 70.9 million tons

The Census and Statistics Department (C&SD) today (December 5) released the statistics on vessels, port cargo and containers for the third quarter of 2017.

In the third quarter of 2017, total

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In search of fiscal ‘win-win’ to spur upstream investment

Brazil and Guyana dominate the low end of the cost curve for pre-final investment decision projects. Both yield giant oil discoveries in world-class reservoirs – a winning combination that delivers outstanding

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The Port of Helsinki offers a price incentive to reduce vessel emissions and noise

The Port of Helsinki's price list for 2018 has been published. A new element for next year will be the opportunity to apply for vessel charge discounts on the basis of

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