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US to keep sanctions in place - Iranian VLCC discharges cargo

(Sep 13 2019)

The US is to continue to impose sanctions on purchasers of Iran's oil or people or companies that conduct business with Iran's Revolutionary Guard.



Flexibility is key in transitioning to a lower carbon future

(Sep 13 2019)

Fuels of today might not be the fuels of tomorrow, warned DNV GL in a report.



‘Fourth Propulsion Revolution’ - ICS reaches out

(Sep 13 2019)

The reality of powering global trade without the use of fossil fuels was also discussed at a full day conference during LISW.



Plastics and the tanker industry

(Sep 13 2019)

Despite the so called 'War on Plastics', their use is still projected to grow strongly over the coming years, largely driven by the emerging economies, where the desire for economic growth often outweighs environmental concerns.



IMO2020 tops Round Table agenda

(Sep 13 2019)

The major shipping industry trade associations’ - BIMCO, ICS, INTERCARGO and INTERTANKO - Round Table met in London this week to consider the transformational issues affecting the sector.



Tankers International to create scrubber VLCC pool

(Sep 13 2019)

Hunter Tankers, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hunter Group, has selected Tankers International (TI) as commercial manager for its VLCC fleet.



‘Ternsund’ takes LNG at Swedish port while working cargo

(Sep 13 2019)

On 12th September, 2019, the world’s largest LNG bunker supply vessel (BSV), Nauticor’s ’Kairos’, conducted the first LNG bunker supply operation in Södertälje on the product tanker ‘Ternsund’.



NORDEN appoints de-carbonisation tsar

(Sep 13 2019)

NORDEN has appointed a dedicated de-carbonisation expert to drive its efforts and meet the company’s ambitious emission reduction targets.



Markets - Recycling - Re-adjusting pricing expectations

(Sep 13 2019)

The summer malaise continued for another week in the major recycling locations.



Markets - VLCC fixing volumes rising

(Sep 13 2019)

Increased VLCC volumes were seen last week predominantly in the MEG.



ExxonMobil signs agreement with CMES

(Sep 13 2019)

ExxonMobil Marine and China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES) have signed a strategic co-operation framework agreement aimed at widening their co-operation.



TEN outperforms spot market by 38%

(Sep 13 2019)

For the first half of this year, TEN reported gross revenues of $291 mill - 17% higher than recorded for 1H18.



Baltic to offer operating cost assessments

(Sep 13 2019)

The Baltic Exchange has launched a vessel operating cost index.



UK P&I Club announces aviation standard safety training

(Sep 13 2019)

UK P&I Club has worked with CAE, a civil aviation trainer, on a human element safety training initiative based on aviation standards.



IMarEST addresses shipping automation and human skills

(Sep 13 2019)

The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) has released a report, which appraises the capabilities and limitations of automation at sea.




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