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Embracing Cloud Technologies in the Maritime Sector

04.05.2018

Technology is the driving force across many industries today and the maritime industry is beginning to embrace the many advantages the utilisation of technology is bringing.

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Ship Financing Just Got Less Complicated

04.05.2018

BIMCO has developed a new standard term sheet for syndicated ship financing (SHIPTERM S) – the first industry standard of its kind for syndicated loans. The term sheet was approved for publication at BIMCO’s biannual Documentary Committee meeting on May 2 in New York.

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Russia Remains China’s Top Oil Supplier for a 13th Month in March

27.04.2018

Russia was China’s largest crude oil supplier in March, data showed on Tuesday, retaining the lead spot for a 13th consecutive month.

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How ports can help to cut shipping CO2

27.04.2018

Ports play an important role in reducing the global carbon footprint of maritime shipping, says a new report by the International Transport Forum.

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New Bunker Terms will boost harmonisation

27.04.2018

BIMCO’s Documentary Committee is expected to adopt a new version of the standard contract Bunker Terms in New York on May 2. The Bunker Terms 2018 have been drafted by representatives from across the bunker industry.

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EU Suspects Tax Fraud at China’s New Gateway to Europe

23.04.2018

European Union and Italian authorities are investigating suspected wide-scale tax fraud by Chinese criminal gangs importing goods via Greece’s largest port of Piraeus, a trade gateway between China and Europe, officials said.

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