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Radio telephone carriage warning

(Jul 20 2018)

All vessels must now carry a minimum of two two-way portable radio telephone apparatus for each team of firefighters on board a ship, said insurance and P&I service provider Gard in an alert.



TMC unveils optimised marine compressor range

(Jul 20 2018)

TMC Compressors of the Seas (TMS) has designed and launched a new marine compressor range for use on board vessels.



Genscape expands AIS network

(Jul 20 2018)

Genscape Vesseltracker has recently brought 19 AIS antennas online worldwide, including key port locations in the Middle East and Africa.



Cepsa lubes to be available in India

(Jul 20 2018)

GP Global Energy Pte Ltd (GPGEPL), part of UAE group GP Global, has agreed an exclusive partnership with Cepsa to produce and market the Spanish oil major’s marine lubes in India.



Nautisk strengthens team

(Jul 20 2018)

Maritime navigation service supplier Nautisk has introduced four new roles in sales and customer service.



Product/chemical conference to return

(Jul 20 2018)

The IPTA/Navigate Chemical and Product Tanker Conference is set to return next year.



Strait of Hormuz threatened with closure

(Jul 13 2018)

Iranian President Rouhani has hinted that Iran could disrupt the flow of crude exports out of the Arabian Gulf, while an Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander explicitly stated; "If they want to stop Iranian oil exports, we will not allow any oil shi...



Future Iranian exports - the big question

(Jul 13 2018)

What if US sanctions reduce Iranian exports close to zero?



Libyan force majeure lifted

(Jul 13 2018)

Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) has lifted the force majeure declared at Ras Lanuf, Es Sider, Hariga and Zuetina recently.



ADS completes VLCC private placement

(Jul 13 2018)

Arendals Dampskibsselskap Crude Carriers (ADS) has completed a private placement of $58 mill.



BW Group buys additional stake in Hafnia Tankers

(Jul 13 2018)

BW Group is to buy another 36.3% stake in Hafnia Tankers.



IMO sulfur cap - the only certainty is uncertainty

(Jul 13 2018)

There was still a lot of uncertainty surrounding the IMO’s forthcoming IMO 0.5% sulfur cap, North P&I Club has warned.



Markets - VLCC owners offering discounts

(Jul 13 2018)

The VLCC market was still in the same moribund state as last week as we approach the end July cancelling dates.



Markets - Recycling - a summer slump

(Jul 13 2018)

Indian sub-continent markets are currently enduring a mid-summer slump with decreasing demand and struggling local fundamentals.



TMS opts for scrubbers

(Jul 13 2018)

George Economou’s TMS Group has signed a deal with South Korean equipment company Panasia to acquire scrubber systems for its fleet, according to local reports.




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June-July 2018

Norway report, anti-piracy, ballast water, emissions, Tanker Operator Athens report