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Spike in enquiries for tanker political violence cover in the Gulf - Reuters

(Jan 23 2020)

Reuters reports insurance brokers saying there has been a spike in enquiries from tanker operators for political violence cover in the Gulf.

Pirates release captured crew-members of Greek tanker 'Happy Lady

(Jan 23 2020)

The eight crew-members of the Greek-flagged tanker "Happy Lady", among them five Greek nationals, that had been taken by pirates in an attack near the coast of Cameroon were released on Wednesday.

Rivertrace exhaust scrubber washwater monitor granted DNV GL statement of compliance

(Jan 23 2020)

Following exhaustive system testing and review, market leading developers of smart water quality monitoring technology Rivertrace Limited have received a statement of compliance from DNV GL for their Exhaust Scrubber Washwater Monitor – SMART ESM.

2019 volatility lifts freight derivative volumes

(Jan 23 2020)

The freight derivatives markets for both tankers and dry cargo vessels saw increased traded volumes in 2019 according to data released by the Baltic Exchange.

New Signal Maritime and Heidmar partnership

(Jan 23 2020)

Signal Maritime Services Ltd. and Heidmar Inc. join forces to deliver high-performance commercial management to the global tanker market.

Hengli Petrochemical visits CSET

(Jan 23 2020)

On the afternoon of January 6, Zhu Maijin, President of COSCO Shipping Energy, met with Li Maohong, General Manager of Hengli Petrochemical International Co., Ltd. in Shanghai.

Hyde GUARDIAN-US™ ballast water treatment system has been submitted for USCG Type Approval

(Jan 23 2020)

The Hyde GUARDIAN-US (Universal Service) has successfully completed all of the requirements of the Independent Laboratory and now is under review by the U.S. Coast Guard for Type Approval under 46CFR162.060.

NAVIG8 Group visits CSET

(Jan 23 2020)

On January 10, Liu Hanbo, Chairman and Party Secretary of COSCO SHIPPING Energy Transportation, met with Gary Brocklesby, Chariman of NAVIG8 Group, in Shanghai.

European refineries are the least prepared as IMO 2020 regulations loom large

(Jan 23 2020)

European refineries expect the largest impact from new IMO 2020 regulations, yet just 23% of these refineries are focussing on operational improvements targeting higher availability to make low sulphur fuels, according to a global study of senior emp...

Establishment of Navigo: A maritime asset investment platform

(Jan 23 2020)

The Schulte Group, one of Germany’s largest ship owners and ship managers, and DEVK, one of Germany’s well-known insurance groups, are pleased to announce the establishment of Navigo Shipholding AG (Navigo), a maritime asset investment platform for i...

KVH launches KVH Link: new digital content service for Seafarers and Commercial Fleets

(Jan 23 2020)

KVH Link builds on KVH’s experience in providing crew wellbeing and operations content using its patented IP-MobileCast delivery technology.

Union Maritme - 19 of 20 crew hostages released

(Jan 20 2020)

Union Maritime reports that following the attack on its vessel (oil tanker MT DUKE) and abduction of 20 crew members on December 15, 19 of the crew members taken hostage were released by the criminal gang holding them.

DNV GL webinar on EU Ship Recycling Regulation and IHM

(Jan 16 2020)

DNV GL is running a free webinar on Jan 23rd about EU Ship Recycling Regulation and IHM (Inventory Hazardous Materials) – how to prepare for compliance

North P&I Club launches new initiative to help members prepare for the IMO’s cyber security deadline

(Jan 16 2020)

North P&I Club has announced details of a new benefit for its Members to encourage them to better understand their vulnerabilities to cyber risk and to improve their cyber security processes and systems ahead of the International Maritime Organizatio...

Ms. Lois Zabrocky named Connecticut Maritime Association 2020 Commodore

(Jan 16 2020)

Ms. Lois Zabrocky, Chief Executive Officer at International Seaways, Inc., has been named as the Connecticut Maritime Association (CMA) Commodore for the year 2020.


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