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Two more tankers attacked near Gulf choke point

(Jun 14 2019)

On Thursday, reports came in of two other attacks near the Straits of Hormuz, following the incidents with four tankers last month.



Politics rule the tanker market

(Jun 14 2019)

Today the tanker market is governed by geopolitics more than ever before.



DryShips buys remaining Heidmar shares

(Jun 14 2019)

DryShips has completed the acquisition of 100% of the issued and outstanding shares of tanker pool operator Heidmar from Kinder Morgan.



OSM wins VLCC management contract

(Jun 14 2019)

OSM Maritime has secured a contract for the full technical management of Hunter Group’s VLCCs, currently under construction at Daewoo (DSME).



Gulf of Guinea piracy continues to threaten seafarers

(Jun 14 2019)

Members of the shipping community, flag states and agencies from Gulf of Guinea (GoG) gathered at the IMO Headquarters for a day-long symposium on maritime security in the region.



NORDEN tests biofuel on second tanker

(Jun 14 2019)

Norden is undergoing trials on another MR powered by CO2 neutral biofuel.



Sovcomflot receives finance to build LNG-fuelled MRs

(Jun 14 2019)

Sovcomflot (SCF) and VEB.RF Group have signed agreements whereby VEB Leasing will finance the construction of three LNG-fuelled MRs.



Palau gets IMO STCW approval

(Jun 14 2019)

Palau International Ship Registry (PISR) has been recognised by the IMO as fully complying with STCW.



Shipping must embrace digitalisation - Synergy

(Jun 14 2019)

The shipping industry must cast off its conservatism and commit to harnessing the operational, financial and environmental benefits new technologies can yield, said Capt Rajesh Unni, CEO and Founder of Singapore-based shipmanagement company Synergy G...



Markets - Holding out hope

(Jun 14 2019)

Hope is a belief held during difficult circumstances that things will get better, and right now that’s the only comfort in the VLCC market.



Markets - Recyclers waiting for budgets and holiday period to end

(Jun 14 2019)

The stagnating inertia in the international ship recycling markets continued last week.



ABB introduces compact low-speed engine turbocharger

(Jun 14 2019)

In response to increasing demand for compact and efficient turbocharger technology for marine engines, ABB Turbocharging has launched the new A255-L and A260-L turbochargers optimised for small and medium bore 2-stroke diesel and gas engines.



ABS in digital twin partnership

(Jun 14 2019)

ABS has partnered with digital twin specialist Akselos to explore the development of digital services to clients.



Jotun signs MOU with HHI

(Jun 14 2019)

Jotun has signed a memorandum of understanding with the world’s largest shipyards for a new type of marine paint that is claimed to reduce solvent emissions by up to 90%.



Navonus joins Green Award

(Jun 14 2019)

Belgian-based agency and dry and liquid cargo survey service provider, Navonus has become the latest addition to Green Award’s incentive provider network.




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