Thursday, June 18, 2020
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Maritime News

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Enters Guilty Plea in Australian Cartel Investigation

Norwegian-based shipping company Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean AS is likely facing millions of dollars in fines after pleading guilty today in Australian federal court to criminal cartel conduct. Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean...

June 18, 2020
Total Views: 446

Wednesday, June 10, 2020
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Maritime News

BMW Joins UECC in Marine Biofuel Trial

Car manufacturer BMW is joining carrier UECC to continue to testing the use of marine biofuel in the roll-on/roll-off sector. BMW will join UECC and the Goodshipping Program in an...

June 10, 2020
Total Views: 15

Friday, June 5, 2020
Maritime News

Fire Fighters Injured Battling Blaze on Car Carrier in Jacksonville

Several fire fighters have been injured while responding to a fire on board a vehicle carrier off Blount Island in Jacksonville, Florida. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville watchstanders were notified at...

June 5, 2020
Total Views: 27

Friday, May 1, 2020

Cars Stuck at Sea Shows Weight of U.S. Auto Industry Glut

By Chester Dawson (Bloomberg) — The length of almost two football fields, the cargo ship Jupiter Spirit arrived in Los Angeles’ harbor on April 24 after an almost three-week journey from...

May 1, 2020
Total Views: 30

Monday, December 2, 2019
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Maritime News

Car Carrier RCC Passion Suffers Engine Room Fire in English Channel

French authorities were called to an engine room fire on board a vehicle carrier Sunday in the English Channel. The French Navy reports that the fire broke out around 6...

December 2, 2019
Total Views: 12

Monday, June 17, 2019
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Reports: K-Line Car Carrier on Fire in South China Sea

The K-Line car carrier Diamond Highway has been abandoned in the South China Sea after a fire broke out on board the vessel late Sunday night, according to reports.  A...

June 17, 2019
Total Views: 60

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
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Maritime News

U.S. Auto Tariffs Would Have Serious Impact on Global Supply Chains

By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) – As carriers to struggle with overcapacity, the impact of potential US automotive tariffs is only likely to worsen the situation, with the country’s ports...

April 10, 2019
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
renault sailing cargo ship

French Automaker Unveils Plan to Construct Sailing Vehicle Carriers

French automaker Renault has unveiled an ambitious plan to construct two wind-powered roll-on/roll-off vessels by as early as 2020. For the project, Renault has partnered with the French start-up Neoline,...

November 28, 2018
Total Views: 31

Thursday, July 5, 2018
car carrier

Global Automakers Hail More Ships Ahead of Tariff Deadline

By Nick Carey, Jonathan Saul and Brenda Goh DETROIT/LONDON/SHANGHAI, July 5 (Reuters) – Automakers are scrambling to ship vehicles to the United States to pre-empt possible higher tariffs, according to port...

July 5, 2018
Total Views: 1

Friday, June 22, 2018
car carrier

Trump Threatens 20 Percent Tariff on U.S. Car Imports from European Unions

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON, June 22 (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Friday threatened to escalate a trade war with Europe by imposing a 20 percent tariff on all U.S....

June 22, 2018
Total Views: 2

Monday, May 21, 2018
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Car Carrier Catches Fire at Port of Incheon, South Korea -Incident Video

A Panama-flagged car carrier caught fire Monday while docked at the Port of Incheon in South Korea. Officials said the fire broke out at about 9:40 a.m. local time in...

May 21, 2018
Total Views: 27

Thursday, April 5, 2018
car carrier

K-Line Now Second to Admit to Cartel Conduct in Australian Court

By Tom Westbrook SYDNEY, April 5 (Reuters) – Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K-Line) has pleaded guilty to criminal cartel conduct in the transport of vehicles, Australia’s competition regulator said on Thursday,...

April 5, 2018
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
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European Commission Fines Car Carriers 395 Million Euros for Participating in Cartel

The European Commission on Wednesday fined four shipping companies a total of 395 million euros for taking part in cartel relating to the transportation of new cars and other vehicles...

February 21, 2018
Total Views: 2

Thursday, October 5, 2017
lng powered car carrier
Maritime News

Shell to Supply LNG Bunker Fuel for LNG-Powered Car Carriers

Subsidiaries of Royal Dutch Shell have signed a long-term agreement with SIEM Car Carriers to supply the liquefied natural gas (LNG) to fuel two new car carries being used to...

October 5, 2017
Total Views: 4

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Höegh Autoliners Agrees to Pay $21 Million Over Price Fixing Conspiracy

Norwegian shipping company Höegh Autoliners AS has agreed to plead guilty and pay a $21 million criminal fine for its involvement in a conspiracy to fix prices, allocate customers, and...

September 28, 2017
Total Views: 17

Monday, March 6, 2017
Maritime News

South African Competition Watchdog Seeks Penalty Against K-Line

JOHANNESBURG, March 6 (Reuters) – South Africa’s competition watchdog ruled on Monday that Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd’s (K-Line), one of Japan’s biggest transport companies, had conspired to rig bids for...

March 6, 2017
Total Views: 1

Friday, February 24, 2017

American Car Carrier Suffers Fire in English Channel

An American car carrier with 21 crew members suffered a fire aboard while underway in the English Channel en route to Baltimore from Southampton. The UK Coastguard says it was notified at...

February 24, 2017
Total Views: 19

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

U.S. FMC Commissioner Slams Green Light for Joint Tug Booking by Foreign Ro-Ro Carriers

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) will allow a consortium of ro-ro shipping lines to jointly negotiate the procurement of tug services at US ports,...

January 24, 2017
Total Views: 3