The International Maritime Organization, the United Nations’ shipping agency, named Koji Sekimizu as its secretary-general.
Hassan Sabrah hadn’t eaten in four days.
Amiad Water Systems Ltd., a water- filtration producer founded at an Israeli kibbutz, reported 2013 profit slid 55 percent as revenue declined on fewer projects in the U.S., Australia and South Asia.
A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S, the world’s largest owner of ships that carry manufactured goods, expects more vessels to cut speeds after it completed a study showing the practice doesn’t damage engines.
China, Saudi Arabia and South Africa want developing nations excluded from rules designed to cut the 870 million metric tons of carbon emitted by ships every year.
China’s decision to allow Citigroup Inc. to issue credit cards in its own name may signal a step toward the government in Beijing opening its banking industry.
The European Union set stricter limits for sulfur in ship fuel, enacting International Maritime Organization agreements to fight air pollution.