Shipping associations are urging merchant shipping companies to avoid using private armed security personnel in critical areas.
Washington's view was not shared by other council members, who noted that there was no clear evidence to link Iran to the attacks.
The US Justice Department said it took possession of the North Korea-registered bulk carrier M/V Wise Honest one year after it was detained in Indonesia.
The company has faced a series of setbacks including last week abandoning plans to sell its offshore services business.
Customs seizes 351 containers of rice for not having an import permit and later changes the charge to smuggling, prompting the Vietnam Food Association to threaten a boycott.
The European Union's powerful anti-trust regulator blocked the US$5.3 billion merger plan in 2013.
In the 2016 referendum, 70% voted to leave the EU – one of the highest results in the country and much higher than the overall national result of 52%.
The city-state is by far the world's largest marine refuelling, or bunkering, hub where authorities have implemented some of the industry's strictest rules and standards.
Previous federal government had vowed to fund RM1.8 billion project but current federal government has yet to release money to Sabah.
Gabon lies on the southern part of the Gulf of Guinea -- the great bend in the coastline of West Africa -- where pirates are a major problem for shipping.
China-based Dalian Sun Moon Star International Logistics and its Singapore-based affiliate SINSMS netted more than US$1 billion a year exporting alcohol and cigarette products to North Korea.
Shipping, pollution, and overfishing have reduced areas of "wilderness" to just 13% of the world's oceans.
The idea of setting up a shipping facility in Cyprus has been discussed for many years.
Japanese retail investors are snatching up shares of the firms that may benefit from a potential thaw between Tokyo and Pyongyang.
New rules on emissions drastically cut the amount of sulfur that the world’s ships can emit.
It will be a boost for Kudat’s development and will create more jobs and entrepreneurial opportunities for locals, says Teo Chee Kang,
Shipping currently accounts for 2.2% of world CO2 emissions.
According to the IMO, international shipping represents about 2.2% of world carbon dioxide emissions.
U.S. President Donald Trump accused Amazon.com Inc on Thursday of not paying enough tax, taking advantage of the U.S. postal system and putting small retailers out of business, but he offered no evidence to back up his criticisms and did not suggest any actions he would take.
Asean Today says one reason is the questionable support from China for the port projects that it is financing, as it has allowed shipping giant Ocean Alliance, in which it has interest, to shift from Port Klang to Singapore.
Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers calls for a maritime port commission to ensure transport charges are regulated to make ports competitive.
He says changes in strategy, an upswing in commodity prices and a little Alibaba 'magic' might save Malaysian ports.
Putrajaya not addressing right issues in quest to build new ports and upgrade existing ones, especially with decline in manufacturing industry, says source.
An industry player discusses port economics and complains of poor work culture.
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