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LTOPS workshop

(Jan 18 2019)

London Tanker Operations (LTOPS) has organised a free workshop to be presented by independent oil industry consultancy Asdem.



MOL rolls out Fleet Xpress

(Jan 18 2019)

Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) is to increase the roll-out of Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress Service, across the remainder of its owned and managed fleet, including tankers.



Iridium Certus Goes Live

(Jan 18 2019)

Iridium Communications has commercially launched its Iridium Certus broadband service.



Verifavia issuing certificates to more than 30 systems

(Jan 18 2019)

Verifavia has claimed success with its independent certification of IT systems and solutions designed to support compliance with the IMO’s Data Collection System (DCS) regulation and European Union (EU) Monitoring Reporting and Verification (MRV).



North’s post-Brexit plans confirmed

(Jan 18 2019)

North P&I, has confirmed that its subsidiary in Ireland, North of England P&I DAC, has received authorisation as a non-life insurance business from the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI).



Mid-January movers

(Jan 18 2019)

Shipbroker Simpson Spence Young (SSY) has appointed Kevin Wise to lead its US tankers division.



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).




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