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eMaritime claims training success

(Apr 28 2017)

Five out of the seven Continents have Selected eMaritime Group as their preferred provider for IMO 6.09 and 6.10 ‘Train the Trainer’ courses.

Innovative E-mail system claimed

(Apr 28 2017)

Port-IT has introduced Orilla Mail.

Costly bilge water non-compliance

(Apr 28 2017)

A new white paper from Alfa Laval aims to address shipowner concerns about ensuring vessel compliance with bilge water regulations worldwide.

Marlink targets the business segment

(Apr 28 2017)

Marlink has expanded its Sealink VSAT portfolio with a new service specifically designed for the business needs of maritime customers.

Total Lubmarine trialling feed rate optimisation programme

(Apr 28 2017)

Total Lubmarine is to introduce a new feed rate optimisation programme tailored for the latest generation of 2-stroke marine diesel engines through the combined and regular analysis of lube, drain and system oils.

IRClass boosts presence in Southeast Asia

(Apr 28 2017)

Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) has boosted its presence in Southeast Asia with the opening of a new office in Malaysia.

Wiernicki looks to the future

(Apr 28 2017)

At ABS’s 155th annual meeting held in New York on 25th April, 2017, chairman, president and CEO Christopher Wiernicki, said: “Despite a year of navigating challenging market conditions, ABS remained resilient and delivered solid performance in 2016.”...

LR releases FEA software

(Apr 28 2017)

In collaboration with RaonX Solutions, Lloyd’s Register (LR) has released new software to assist ship design clusters with the increased requirements demanded in finite element analysis (FEA).

ISU members suffer dramatic revenue fall

(Apr 28 2017)

International Salvage Union’s (ISU) statistics for 2016 showed an increase in the provision of vital services but a dramatic fall in revenues.

New York Court upholds DHT’s right to purchase VLCCs

(Apr 21 2017)

Last Wednesday, the the Supreme Court of the State of New York rejected a Frontline attempt to block DHT’s purchase of BW Group’s VLCC fleet.

Grounded VLCC salvor appointed- STS agreed

(Apr 21 2017)

At the time of writing, the laden Euronav Ship Management’s 2016-built VLCC ‘Alex’ remained safely aground on a soft mud seabed between Borneo and Sumatra.

OCIMF/CDI addresses oil/chemical transfers shutdown systems

(Apr 21 2017)

An information paper, jointly released by CDI and OCIMF on 21st April, recommended an emergency shutdown (ESD) connection linking a ship and terminal ESD systems, to enable manual activation by the terminal or ship to stop cargo transfer operations.

STS mooring plans - a cause for concern

(Apr 21 2017)

Through its portal, DYNAMARINe has identified 12 areas of concern with submitted ship-to-ship cargo transfer mooring plans.

Bahri opts for Saudi flag

(Apr 21 2017)

National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has revealed plans to re-flag up to 32 of its VLCCs and five MRs to the domestic flag by the end of 2017.

Aframax joins Murmansk transhipment fleet

(Apr 21 2017)

The 1996-built Aframax ‘Polar Rock’ has arrived in Murmansk to replace the 1983-built Panamax ‘Kola Bay’ as a storage tanker. She owned by Commodity Service, part of the New Stream Group.

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