China extends provision to Australian coal shipments to help stranded seafarers

China extends

Despite trade tensions, China extends goodwill to stranded seafarers by permitting some Australian coal shipments’ unloading Over 50 vessels carrying Australian coal have reportedly been stranded off China after ports were directed to disallow offloading. This crisis stemmed from a trade tension between Australia and China over Huawei Technologies’ barring …

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Coastal Contracts’ ventures into liftboat chartering

Coastal Contracts’ ventures into liftboat chartering Malaysia-based Coastal Contracts Bhd expands its portfolio into liftboat chartering through acquiring Elite Point Pte Ltd (EPPL) Coastal Contracts Bhd announced in a recent statement of its entry into the liftboats chartering through the acquisition Singaporean company EPPL. Liftboats are self-propelled, multifunctional, self-elevating platform-based …

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Ship managers rejoice! Match with cargo owners globally with 0% Ship Chartering Commission on Marine Online’s platform

Ship Chartering

Ship chartering is an extremely time consuming and exhausting activity, with many different procedures having to take place. There are also numerous port fees and costs are ever-rising. Furthermore, exorbitant commission rates paid to brokers lead to even higher costs. However, Singapore’s B2B Maritime eCommerce platform Marine Online has come …

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Challenges of the Chartering Sector in a Pandemic-stricken World


After the Covid-19 pandemic hit the world, all known human interaction was literally reduced to rely heavily on the Internet, through video calls or virtual business conferencing, by utilizing complimentary software available, such as Zoom, WeChat, Skype, Hangouts, and more. For the same reason, production levels also dropped significantly due …

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