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IMO rolls out ship and port emissions toolkits

(Oct 19 2018)

Free toolkits to assess and address emissions from ships and ports are now available from the IMO.



ICS unveils seafarers and digitalisation study

(Oct 19 2018)

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has looked at the potential effects of autonomous ships on future seafarers’ role and the global shipping industry.



Handies face uncertain future

(Oct 19 2018)

Looking at the orderbook for Handysize product carriers (25,000-39,999 dwt), it might be thought that this size range presents an attractive investment opportunity.



GIA promotes ’just-in-time’ concept

(Oct 19 2018)

Reducing the amount of time ships spend waiting outside port and at anchor could significantly reduce ship emissions, according to studies carried out by members of the IMO GloMEEP Global Industry Alliance (GIA).



STI and Stena Bulk opt for scrubber technology

(Oct 19 2018)

Following an agreement to retrofit 15 of its LR2s with scrubbers, Scorpio Tankers (STI) has recently signed letters of intent, with suppliers, engineering firms, and shiprepair facilities to cover the purchase and installation of the equipment for mo...



WFW advises on product tanker loan

(Oct 19 2018)

Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has advised BNP Paribas Hong Kong Branch as facility agent on a $116.5 mill loan facility to AVIC International Leasing.



Tipco Maritime invests in Eniram SkyLight

(Oct 19 2018)

Asphalt carrier operator, Tipco Maritime has adopted Eniram’s SkyLight 3.0 service on all of their ships.



Mutuals to merge

(Oct 19 2018)

The Boards of Charles Taylor managed marine mutual insurers, The Strike Club and The Standard Club, have announced plans for a merger.



Markets - owners v charterers battle as rates rise

(Oct 19 2018)

After the rush of activity during the past two weeks, with earnings rising to over $40,000 per day for VLCCs, this week saw charterers focusing on older and more challenged tonnage for early November dates.



Markets - recycling prices to fall

(Oct 19 2018)

After weeks of positivity, some worrying reversals, both involving local steel plate prices and currencies, hit the sub-continent markets last week.



BASS introduces fleet monitoring portal

(Oct 19 2018)

Maritime software solutions provider, BASS has launched the patented BASSnet Web Portal.



ChartCo partners with MeteoGroup

(Oct 19 2018)

ChartCo has chosen MeteoGroup to deliver its weather routing technology services (SPOS) through its OneOcean platform.



Enclosed space entry training

(Oct 19 2018)

Analysis into accidents in enclosed shipboard spaces showed that the cause is often a failure to follow established procedures, Seagull Maritime warned.



HullWiper moves into the Panama Canal

(Oct 19 2018)

HullWiper is offering hull cleaning in the Panama Canal in partnership with subsea services provider, Talleres Industriales.



Shipmanagers to work together

(Oct 19 2018)

This week, a group of shipmanagers discussed plans to work together to identify solutions to the challenges facing today’s shipmanagement sector.




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Sept 2018

SMM - scrubbers - coatings - drones - ethane powered tankers - MEG4 - contaminated fuel oil