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Iran to build 200 cargo ships

Iran to build 200 cargo ships

  Iran’s Minister of Industry, Mining and Trade, Reza Rahmani, has disclosed plans by his country to build 200 cargo ships inside the country based on its...

Shipping lines scrap 201 cargo ships in first half of 2019

Shipping lines scrap 201 cargo ships in first half of 2019

The number of ships sold for demolition in the first half of 2019 fell for almost all sectors, compared to the same period a year before, a VesselsValue scrapping...

Cargo ships shun refugees who were stranded for 30 hours at sea 

Cargo ships shun refugees who were stranded for 30 hours at sea 

A hundred refugees and migrants crammed into a small dinghy that started taking in water in the Mediterranean endured an agonising 30-hour wait before they were rescued,...

One dead, six missing as two cargo ships sink off Philippines

One dead, six missing as two cargo ships sink off Philippines

One crewman died and six have been reported as missing following the sinking of two cargo vessels off the Philippines on Tuesday, according to the Philippine Coast...

18% of the world’s cargo ships sitting idle

In the aftermath of the 2008 crash, international shipping sank to record lows — but container ship companies kept on building, turning out some of the biggest ships...

Indonesia cargo ships left idle amid weak economy

With approximately half of the nation’s cargo ships left to sit idle against a backdrop of weak economic activity, ship-owners have beseeched the Indonesian...