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Nautisk in leasing partnership

(Aug 11 2017)

A new leasing initiative is claimed to be giving shipping companies access to a cost-effective dual ECDIS and ENC operational chart solutions that meets the SOLAS ECDIS regulations.

First Chinese company joins Green Award

(Aug 11 2017)

Green Award Foundation’s network of incentive providers has now extended to China, as on 31st July, 2017, Kamji Marine Agency joined the scheme.

ICS publishes updated training and service record book

(Aug 11 2017)

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published a new edition of ‘Personal Training and Service Record Book’, to help qualified seafarers and their employers maintain a comprehensive record of training and seagoing service.

IRClass gains recognition from USCG and EU

(Aug 11 2017)

The Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) has gained recognitions from US Coast Guard, plus the European Union.

European MRV solution launched

(Aug 11 2017)

EMSA has launched a monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) system to help reduce CO2 emissions from shipping at EU level.

New CEO for Alphatron

(Aug 11 2017)

Bart Brom, currently director and business unit manager marine & offshore at Eekels Technology in Kolham, is to take up the position of Rotterdam-based Alphatron Marine Group CEO, effective 1st January, 2018.

Norton Rose Fulbright’s gains third Marshall Islands qualified attorney

(Aug 11 2017)

Law firm, Norton Rose Fulbright, has announced that partner and head of shipping for North Asia - Jonathan Silver - has been sworn in as a member of the Marshall Islands Bar.

S&P affirms Britannia P&I’s ratings as stable

(Aug 11 2017)

S&P Global Ratings, the world’s leading independent credit ratings provider, has affirmed its ‘A’ long-term financial strength (‘AAA’ capital) and counterparty credit ratings on the Britannia P&I Club.

Palau registry head attacks Paris MOU

(Aug 04 2017)

The Paris MoU Blacklist status is stopping the growth of new registries, is anti-competitive and has become a vicious circle, claimed Panos Kirnidis, Palau International Ship Registry CEO.

PSC MOUs to address safety of navigation

(Aug 04 2017)

ABS has warned that the Tokyo and the Paris Memoranda of Understanding on Port State Control are to hold a joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on safety of navigation from 1st September, 2017 to 30th November, 2017.

Markets - Could LR2s rebound?

(Aug 04 2017)

LR2s have experienced a bad year thus far, with earnings on the benchmark Middle East/Japan route averaging around $8,000/day in the second quarter.

Markets - Lacklustre market continues

(Aug 04 2017)

Another week of a lack of VLCC cargoes, resulted in the tonnage list becoming longer than seen for some time.

Gener8 takes steps to strengthen balance sheet

(Aug 04 2017)

The company also reported an adjusted net loss of $8.9 mill for 2Q17, compared to adjusted net income of $42 mill for the same period in 2016.

Milaha reports revenue fall across all disciplines

(Aug 04 2017)

Trading, ports and shipping company Qatar Navigation (Milaha) reported operating revenues of QR1.1 bill for the six months ended 30th June, 2017, compared to QR1.4 bill for the same period in 2016

TIL suffers loss

(Aug 04 2017)

Tanker Investments (TIL) expects to close the merger with Teekay Tankers in the third or fourth quarter of this year, the company said in its second quarter results presentation.

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