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Chemical tanker consolidation

(Jan 11 2019)

Two recent deals illustrate the consolidation occurring in the stainless steel chemical tanker sector.



BIMCO calls for Gulf of Guinea counter-piracy support operations

(Jan 11 2019)

The EU, China, and the US must step up their support of counter-piracy operations in the Gulf of Guinea, BIMCO has warned.



Bunker delivery note (BDN) amendments enter into force

(Jan 11 2019)

Amendments to the bunker delivery note (BDN) relating to fuel supply to ships, which have fitted alternative mechanisms to address sulfur emission requirements, entered into force on 1st January, 2019.



China yet to place a full ban on open-loop scrubbers

(Jan 11 2019)

China has not yet placed a full ban on open-loop scrubbers as recently reported, according to a note from BIMCO.



Product tankers and China

(Jan 11 2019)

Late last year, China issued a raft of additional refined product export quotas to cope with a domestic oversupply of fuel.



Markets - VLCCs experience MEG tonnage build up

(Jan 11 2019)

Thus far, January has not given much cause for celebration for VLCC owners.



Markets - Recycling - Sub-continent to start buying again

(Jan 11 2019)

After a slightly sluggish festive period, in terms of sentiment and pricing and as the industry heads into the New Year, there was growing optimism for a return to form in the sub-continent ship recycling markets.



Transpetrol renews and expands Marlink contract

(Jan 11 2019)

Marlink has been awarded a contract renewal to expand its Sealink VSAT service to Transpetrol.



Dredging contract awarded for Corpus Christi channel deepening project

(Jan 11 2019)

The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has awarded a $92 mill construction contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co to deepen and widen the Corpus Christi Ship Channel (CCSC).



Tanker propeller blade removal and re-installation afloat

(Jan 11 2019)

A tanker needed its four propeller blades overhauled while berthed at Ghent, Belgium.



Alfa Laval wins large pump orders

(Jan 11 2019)

Alfa Laval has won two orders to supply Framo pumping systems to an oil facility in the Middle East and to an FPSO to be built in China.



Uljanik receives finance

(Jan 11 2019)

On 28th December, 2018, tanker and drybulk owner Uljanik Plovidba signed a $25 mill loan agreement with an undisclosed creditor.



KR launches IHM service - secures large contract

(Jan 11 2019)

Diverse shipowner NSC Group has signed an agreement with Korean Register (KR) to provide Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) services across the group's fleet, which includes tankers.



Wärtsilä takes a nostalgic look back

(Jan 11 2019)

Wärtsilä has published ‘Of machines and people’ - a book, portraying the company’s journey during the past 50 years.



Naval Dome introduces ‘Dashboard’

(Jan 11 2019)

Maritime security specialist Naval Dome has unveiled a system to managing the cyber security status of all protected systems on board ships.




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