Korea Development Bank, DSME’s largest shareholder and main creditor, and the Export-Import Bank of Korea said they would provide funds to boost the shipbuilder’s cash flow and convert its liabilities into equity to cut debt.
After falling in 19 of the previous 21 months, railway employment levels in the United States in February 2017 ticked up 0.28 percent from the previous month, according to recent data from the U.S. Surface Transportation Board.
The Athens, Greece-based containership lessor has entered into a Securities Purchase Agreement with Kalani Investments for the sale of up to 150,000 newly designated series B-1 and B-2 preferred shares, according to a statement form the company.
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BlueWater Reporting has provided an update on what information is available in regards to the new ocean carrier alliance networks scheduled to take effect in April.
As many as 100 more Panamax vessels - containerships with a capacity of 4,000-5,000 TEUs - need to be scrapped before owners see any significant increase in demand and charter rates, according to the latest weekly report from industry analyst Alphaliner.
Federal Maritime Commissioner Rebecca Dye said the reduction from four to three major container shipping alliances should decrease rates on the transpacific trade, but the decline could be offset by upward rate pressure due to expected mergers.