Four of BW’s LPG vessels will be retrofitted with dual-fuel engines. Credit: Southern Cross Media

BW LPG opts for LPG bunkers

BW LPG will become the first shipowner to burn liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) as a marine fuel. The world’s largest owner of very large gas carriers (VLGCs) said on 30 August that four of its […]

Jinhui Shipping and Transportation bulk carrier Jin Ji. Credit: Jinhui Shipping

Jinhui lacks faith in scrubbers

Jinhui Shipping and Transportation, a Hong Kong-based bulk carrier owner, has announced that it will opt for low-sulphur fuel oil to comply with the forthcoming global sulphur cap as it is uncertain of the effectiveness […]

Polaris Shipping and SK Shipping have turned to the bond market to generate funds. Credit: Getty Images

Polaris, SK Shipping issue bonds

South Korean shipowners Polaris Shipping and SK Shipping have turned to the bond market to generate funds for working capital as the dry bulk sector continues to improve. Polaris Shipping issued KRW80 million (USD72 million) […]