A Dolphin Killed in the United States Reward Offered to Find the Aggressor

The case occurred in California. The animal was attacked with a small calibre weapon.

The US Marine Marine Rescue Association reported that they found a dead dolphin in the waters of Manhattan Beach, in southern California, but not for a natural reason: they had shot him. Now, they offer a reward to find the aggressor.

According to the founder and president of the organization, Peter Wallerstein, they learned that there was an animal injured at sea thanks to a telephone call. It was floating a...


Taiwan’s Iranian crude oil imports to fall 40% on year to 6 mil barrels in 2018

Taiwan’s Iranian crude oil imports would be capped at 5.99 million barrels in 2018, down 40% from the 9.95 million barrels in 2017 due to the snapback of US sanctions on Iran. Taiwan received 1.99 million barrels, or 66,381 b/d of Iranian crude oil in September — its third cargo so far this year,...


Ποιά τα επίπεδα φορτίου που διαχειρίστηκε ο μεγαλύτερος λιμένας της ΝΑ Ασίας;

Ποιά τα επίπεδα φορτίου που διαχειρίστηκε ο μεγαλύτερος λιμένας της ΝΑ Ασίας;

Ο λιμένας της Σιγκαπούρης διαχειρίστηκε 3,15 εκατ. TEUs τον περασμένο Οκτώβριο, αυξημένα κατά 6,4% συγκριτικά με τον Οκτώβριο του 2017, ενώ αύξηση κατά 5,3% καταγράφηκε σε σχέση με τον όγκο διακίνησης containers του περασμένου Σεπτεμβρίου.

Σύμφωνα με τη Ναυτιλιακή και Λιμενική Αρχή της Σιγκαπούρης, το πρώτο δεκάμηνο του τρέχοντος έτους ο λιμένας της Σιγκαπούρης εκτιμάται ότι έχει διαχειριστεί 30,45 εκατ. TEUs, αύξηση κατά 10% περίπου, συγκριτικά με την αντίστοιχη διακίνηση των δέκα πρώτων μηνών...


Conrad Industries announces third quarter 2018 results and backlog

Conrad Industries provides both repair and new construction services at its five shipyards located in southern Louisiana and Texas. Conrad Industries photo

Conrad Industries Inc., Morgan City, La., has announced its third quarter and nine months 2018 financial results and backlog as of Sept. 30, 2018.

For the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2018, Conrad had net loss of $2.6 million and a loss per diluted share of $0.51 compared to net loss of $193,000 and a loss per diluted share of $0.04 during the third quarter of 2017. The company had net income of $2.7 million and earnings per diluted share of $0.55 for the nine months ended Sept. 30, 2018, compared to...


IMO Sec-Gen supports STM Validation Project

During the STM Validation Project Final Conference at the IMO, in London, the IMO Secretary General Kitack Lim supported the STM. Specifically, Mr. Lim stated that STM goes hand in hand with IMO goals.

Kitack Lim expressed his full support for STM, encouraging the project to submit its results to IMO at the next possible committee meeting.

In addition, EU officials also stated that STM is very important for the EU strategy and that the 20 million euro invested in the project is a good investment...


Riga port welcomed the first container train from Xi’an

On Friday (November 16) night, the first container train from China’s city of Xi’an arrived at the Riga port, Latvijas Dzelzcels railway company reported.
At the same time, it is the 1,000th container train shipped from Xi’an International Trade and Logistics Park and the first container train on the Minsk-Riga route.

The train has headed to Riga two months after Latvijas Dzelzcels president Edvins Berzins signed the strategic cooperation agreement with Xi’an International Trade and Logistics...