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Piracy - still a cause for concern

(Oct 20 2017)

There is continuing concern over the number of pirate attacks in the Gulf of Guinea and Southeast Asia in the first nine months of this year, according to the latest report from the International Maritime Bureau (IMB).

ICS condemns proposed restriction on Canadian crude oil shipments

(Oct 20 2017)

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has voiced its deep concern about proposed Canadian legislation, which would establish a moratorium on Northern British Columbia tanker movements.

Q88 opens Piraeus office

(Oct 20 2017)

Q88 has opened an office in Piraeus, Greece.

ABS joins Green Award

(Oct 20 2017)

Class society, ABS has joined the Green Award incentive scheme.

Iraq oil export problems flair up again

(Oct 20 2017)

Geopolitical conflicts can have lasting impacts on global oil trade flows, thus impacting on the tanker markets.

Boosting long haul crude trades

(Oct 20 2017)

One of the headlines in recent weeks has been the surge in US crude exports to record highs.

Recycling - a perfect storm

(Oct 20 2017)

A collapse in price and sentiment over the last few weeks resulted in a halt to much of the offerings/ongoing negotiations with end vessel recycling buyers in the various sub-continent locations last week.

Markets - A healthy situation

(Oct 20 2017)

On the back of a continued healthy demand on all the major VLCC routes, shipowner optimism grew.

Lack of profit sharing hits Navios Midstream

(Oct 20 2017)

Navios Maritime Midstream Partners reported that revenue for the three month period ended 30th September, 2017 decreased by $1.5 mill to $20.7 mill, compared to $22.2 mill for the same period in 2016.

DIS unveils its first three LR1s

(Oct 20 2017)

This week, d’Amico International Shipping (DIS) launched the first three LR1s at the Hyundai Vinashin shipyard in Vietnam.

Hudson helps Minerva deal with cyber risks

(Oct 20 2017)

Greek shipmanagement company, Minerva Marine, is implementing a cyber security platform across its fleet to help manage cyber risks.

Survey shows lack of crew cyber security training

(Oct 20 2017)

Around 84% of seafarers claim to have received limited or no cyber security training from their employers, according to a recent survey.

Liberian Registry launches cyber and ship security CBT

(Oct 20 2017)

The Liberian Registry has launched a cyber and ship security computer-based training (CBT) programme.

DNV GL rolls out electronic certificates across fleet

(Oct 20 2017)

In what is claimed to be a first for the ship classification industry, DNV GL has commenced the roll out of IMO compliant electronic class and statutory certificates across its entire fleet.

GNS launches back of bridge software

(Oct 20 2017)

Global Navigation Systems (GNS) has launched VOYAGER Hub, an applications platform designed to make the use of maritime software on board vessels easier and to help protect against cyber threats.


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