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Shipping: Shipping - News

A guide to find information, literature etc. on the shipping industry

News Databases

Lloyd's List:

Current news on shipping, including tank vessels, containers, ports, and dry bulk. Also information on insurance, offshore industries, logistics, global trade, and maritime law. For more information on Lloyd's List - look here



Current business news covering companies and people in shipping. ShippingWatch is constantly updated and issues 2 daily newsletters in Danish and English



Business information from 1.200 newspapers, 6.500 journals and trade magazines, and 350 news agencies as well as financial information about 23.000 listed companies worldwide. Covers 118 countries and 22 languages.
Search hint: there are more ways to limit your search in Factiva. One way is to search for shiping as an industry:


News sites on the Internet

American Shipper: is one of the best places to get comprehensive updates on developments in the shipping field, regardless of it’s by sea, air, or ground. They post articles and the latest developments in the area.

FT.Com Transport: news about the shipping industry and its companies

Marine Insight: has information for everything concerning the sea and transporting goods across it. Posts are updated at a very impressive rate

Marine Traffic: here you can follow marine traffic and the activities in the ports

Maritime Matters: Maritime Matters Shipping News has a lot of information relating to cruise ships and ocean liners across the world.

Trade Winds: is a leading news source, since its launch in 1990, and keeps those in the shipping industry updated on the latest developments on the business front.

World Maritime News: delivers expert coverage of the industry sectors within the shipping industry. This includes news and updates on markets, projects, vessels, equipment, research, shipyards, shipping companies and the authorities dominating these markets.


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