Merchant Shipping

What plastic item would you love to ban? 15 ocean experts (and TED speakers) tell us.

<i>iStock</i><p>Yes, plastic straws are bad, but they’re just a teeny drop in the giant ocean of plastic we’re swimming in. Here are other everyday plastic …

Pollution

UN diplomats: Russia and China block US on North Korea oil

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia and China blocked the United States on Thursday from getting the United Nations to publicly accuse North Korea of …

North Korea

Saudis Pump More Oil to Please Trump, Then Doubt If It's Needed

Under pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump, Saudi Arabia has rushed to boost oil production -- only to discover that global markets might not …

Oil

A real-time satellite-based surveillance of ships has gone live

A surveillance system that can track ships and boats all over the world in real time and can be accessed from an iPhone has gone online.<p>Italian firm …

West Africa

Bizarre Airbus BelugaXL ‘flying whale’ plane takes to the sky in maiden flight

You wouldn’t expect aircraft designers to take inspiration from sea creatures.<p>But Airbus has designed a gigantic cargo ship called the BelugaXL which …

Aviation

Trump threatens to hit all $500 billion of Chinese imports with tariffs

US President Donald Trump said in an interview released Friday he is willing to hit all Chinese goods imported to the United States with tariffs if necessary.<p>“I’m ready to go 500,” the Republican leader told the US network CNBC, referring to the $505.5 billion in Chinese imports accepted into the …

World News

The Shell Game: Fueling a Future War in the Pacific

On the morning of Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese naval and air forces surprised most of the U.S. Pacific Fleet at anchor in Pearl Harbor. Although the damage …

Military

Reynolds Lake Fire on Montana-Idaho border grows to over 1,000 acres

Strong winds pushed a fire burning in Ravalli County along the Montana-Idaho border to over 1,000 acres Wednesday.<p>“We are in full-on suppression on …

Forests

Team Trump in chaos: Helsinki wasn’t enough — now Vladimir Putin’s coming to the White House

<b>Vladimir Putin presents a soccer ball to Donald Trump during a joint press conference at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP/Jussi Nukari/Lehtikuva)</b><p>Dan Coats and Christopher Wray both hint they may quit, Senate rebukes Trump — and now Putin plans a fall …

News (U.S.)

developed pipeline-checking vessel

China has put into operation its first self-developed marine pipelines-checking ship to help operate offshore rigs and protect the environment, the …

News (China)

Transporters Strike: Nearly 16 lakh commercial vehicles off the road in Maharashtra

Supply of essential commodities, industrial and consumers goods to Mumbai and rest of Maharashtra are expected to hit as the nationwide indefinite …

India

Russia Ships First Yamal LNG Cargoes to China Via Northern Sea Route

Russian oil and gas company PAO Novatek has shipped its first cargoes of liquified natural gas from the Yamal LNG project to China via the Northern …

Natural Gas

Make use of recycled plastic mandatory, EU told

Europe’s market for recycled plastics will never pick up unless regulators make a decisive move and impose a minimum amount of recycled materials …

Sustainability

Lake Christine Fire grows nearly 800 acres, type 2 incident management team returning

Federal officials are changing direction on the Lake Christine Fire and bringing back a type 2 incident management team to Basalt and El Jebel on …

Management

New Texas Crude Export Terminal Planned

Enterprise Products Partners is planning to develop an offshore crude oil export terminal off the Texas Gulf Coast. The terminal would be capable of …

Oil

Dassault CEO on Tempest jet: ‘The British have woken up’

PARIS — The top executive of French fighter manufacturer Dassault Aviation welcomed Britain’s plan to build the Tempest fighter jet, the planned …

Aviation

Still Some Financial Challenges For Teekay Corporation

The future is looking a whole lot less complicated for Teekay Corporation (TK) now that Teekay Offshore (NYSE:TOO) is in better shape and the company …

Business

Tanker truck overturned in Darke County

A tanker truck hauling manure has reportedly overturned in the 7800 block of Coletown Lightsville Road.<p>The tanker reportedly overturned around 3:45 …

Rowing

The Morning Download: With CIOs at the Wheel, Emerging Tech Expected to Drive Innovation

By<p>Tom Loftus<p>Tom Loftus<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>thomas.loftus@wsj.com<p>Sign up here for The Morning Download, and get the most important news in business technology emailed to you each weekday morning.<br>• Subscribe to WSJ Pro Cybersecurity for in-depth coverage on cybersecurity trends, breaches and …

Business Technology

Singapore Retains Top Spot in Shipping Development Index

Singapore remains unmoved at the top of the International Shipping Centre Development Index for the fifth successive year, according to a report …

Hong Kong

Bouchard Barge No. 255 Hearing Day 2: 'He Slipped Out of His Life Jacket and Sank to the Bottom'

<i>Editor’s Note: This article is part of a series focussing on the U.S. Coast Guard’s public hearing on the explosion and fire aboard the Bouchard No.</i> …

Coast Guard

Panerai British Classic Week 2018 - Day 5

<b>A leisurely start on day five of Panerai British Classic Week whilst crews relaxed in the sunshine waiting for the wind to fill in. By 1pm the breeze</b> …

Sailing

Northern Ontario fire update for Thursday

While fire crews have now got the Temagami blaze under control, the previous evacuation order has been lifted.<p>As of Wednesday, 17 new starts have …

North Bay

Completion date set for GIZ dangerous goods training

German International Cooperation (GIZ) says it expects to complete its training project for freight transport and logistics in dangerous goods in …

Ho Chi Minh City

Summit's Hometown Heroes Program To Return For 2019

The program will be expanded to include 200 participants and deadline to apply is March 31, 2019.<p>SUMMIT, NJ — The Summit Hometown Heroes program will …

Military

13 short films commissioned through Animation 2018 programme

Loneliness, loss, love and libido are just some of the subjects explored in the 13 short films commissioned through Animation 2018, the prestigious …

Animation

Singapore signs data analytics agreements with Airbus, Rolls-Royce at Farnborough

MELBOURNE, Australia — Singapore has signed agreements with Airbus and Rolls-Royce at the Farnborough Airshow to leverage data analytics and digital …

Aviation

Blog: The anatomy of a stealth encounter

The following breaks down some of the lessons I learned working on three games that encourage stealth gameplay and keep it feeling fresh and …

Game Development

Enthusiasm for Newbuild Orders Starting to Wane

The enthusiasm for newbuild orders across most shipping markets has started to wane after over $10 billion was committed in the first quarter of …

Globalization

Maersk Line, MSC and ZIM Enter Strategic Cooperation on the Asia – U.S. East Coast Trade

Israeli container shipping company ZIM has reached a deal with 2M alliance members Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Company on a new strategic …

Customers