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Danica expands with new office in Riga, Latvia

(Sep 10 2020)

Danica Crewing Specialists has opened a new office in Riga, Latvia – giving access to a large and growing pool of highly competent officers from the Baltic countries.



Maintain original LSA service and inspection schedules, advises Survitec

(Sep 10 2020)

With an increasing number of vessels returning to service following the easing of Covid-19 restrictions, Survitec is advising that ships’ life-saving appliances are maintained according to their original service schedules in order to avoid delays.



Techcross ECS obtains IMO BWMS CODE

(Sep 10 2020)

On 7 September, the Korean government approved IMO BWMS CODE (New G8) for Techcross ECS.



Iranian shipment of oil to Venezuela

(Sep 10 2020)

Three Iranian tankers have departed Iran with a suggested routing to Venezuela, via the Suez Canal, reports indicate.



European Maritime Social Partners call for swift and solidary solution for Maersk Etienne

(Sep 10 2020)

The European Community Shipowners' Associations (ECSA) and the European Transport Workers' Federation (ETF) wrote to EU Vice President Margaritis Schinas and Commissioner Ylva Johansson, voicing their grave concern about the humanitarian crisis on bo...



Approach - 28nm SE Perim Island

(Sep 10 2020)

Reports indicate that the MT BOW ORION (IMO: 9818515) was approached whilst underway within the Southern Bab-el-Mandeb Strait. BOW ORION is a Oil/Chemical Tanker that was built in 2019 and is sailing under the flag of Norway.



Scorpio Tankers Inc. announces an update on daily TCE rates

(Sep 10 2020)

Scorpio Tankers, Inc. (“Scorpio Tankers”, or the “Company”) announced an update on daily TCE rates.



MMEA Johor detains second Mongolian-flagged tanker this week for illegally anchoring

(Sep 10 2020)

The Johor state division of Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) on Monday (7 September) said it detained a Mongolian-flagged tanker in eastern Johor waters.



Tanker expected to load stored crude from Libya's Es Sider port

(Sep 10 2020)

An oil tanker is expected to start loading cargo later this week from storage tanks at Libya’s blockaded Es Sider port.



Tanker carrying gasoline seized by U.S. arrives off Freeport, Texas

(Sep 10 2020)

A tanker containing a cargo of Iranian gasoline confiscated by the United States arrived on Wednesday at a Texas port.



Sri Lankan navy tows stricken tanker away from coast

(Sep 10 2020)

A stricken supertanker is towed away from the Indian Ocean island's east coast on Wednesday.



Second wave of floating storage triggered by ailing oil market

(Sep 10 2020)

A stalled global economic recovery from the pandemic is leading to a fresh build-up of global oil supplies.



Three desperate migrants jump into sea from tanker stranded off Malta

(Sep 10 2020)

Three migrants stranded aboard Maersk Etienne for over a month awaiting a port to disembark jumped into the Mediterranean Sea on Sunday in a sign of increasing despair on deck.



Tanker rates have plummeted and likely to remain depressed through 2021

(Sep 10 2020)

Transportation uses of oil have collapsed because of the pandemic. An oversupply of tankers v. demand is likely to keep rates down for an extended period of time.



The first liquid hydrogen tanker

(Sep 10 2020)

The hull of the world’s first liquid hydrogen tanker was christened Suiso Frontier in Japan in December 2019, to be used as part of a pilot project to carry hydrogen between Australia and Japan.




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