Readers’ Picks of the Week (8-12 of August)

first_imgChina Orders Merger Between Two Biggest Shipping Companies The government of China has reportedly ordered the merger of two of the country’s largest state-owned shipping companies – China Ocean Shipping Group (Cosco) and China Shipping Group – to tr… Read more Evergreen Orders Ten Boxships As previously announced by World Maritime News, Taiwan’s Evergreen Group, the parent company of Evergreen Line, has signed an agreement with compatriot CSBC Corporation to build ten 2,800 TE… Read more World Maritime News Staff Hijacked Singapore Tanker Found off Indonesia with Cargo Missing Singapore-flagged tanker MT Joaquim, laden with 3,500 tons of crude marine fuel and reported missing off Malaysia on the night of August 8, was found without its cargo fourteen miles east of… Read more Tianjin Port Explosions Kill at Least 50 At least 50 people died and hundreds were injured Wednesday night after two huge explosions ripped through the industrial area of China’s Port of Tianjin where dangerous chemicals and goods … Read more Crew Swims Ashore after Bulker Sinks off Yemen All 24 Russian, Ukrainian and Filipino crew members of the Panama-flagged bulk carrier Focomar which sank off Yemen on August 7 are alive and in no need of medical assistance, according to R… Read more last_img

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