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Vortexa – Real-time waterborne oil analytics

(Jul 09 2020)

Vortexa offers a live data set of liquid oil and tanker movements which a trader can query to understand real time changes in the global oil market.



Interunity – debt markets, scrubbers and 2020 perspectives

(Jul 09 2020)

We talked to George G Mangos, director of Greek shipping operator Interunity Management Corp, about developments in the shipping debt market, how he sees tanker markets evolving this year in general, and how scrubbers are getting ship operators into ...



Shandong Shipping chooses to line cargo tanks of new build tankers with MarineLINE® Coating

(Jul 09 2020)

Shandong Shipping, based in Qingdao, China, has chosen to work with Advanced Polymer Coatings, Inc. (APC) in Avon, Ohio, USA, for the high performance MarineLINE® cargo tank coating system to be used on a series of eight 50,000 DWT new build MR produ...



ICS launches essential guidance for engine room safety

(Jul 09 2020)

The design, complexity and arrangement of engine rooms across the global shipping fleet vary far more widely than for bridges, and yet until July 2, 2020 there has been no dedicated guidance for safe engine room operations. The International Chamber ...



BULL took delivery of its 7th additional LR2 tanker during 2020

(Jul 09 2020)

PT Buana Lintas Lautan Tbk (“BULL” or “Company”) has just taken delivery of its 7th Long Range 2 (LR2) tanker this year out of the 8 vessels delivered so far this year.



Marshall Islands Registry scores top rankings by all three major port State control regimes

(Jul 09 2020)

The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) is ranked 6th on the white list of the Paris Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Current Flag Performance List 2019.



The Bahamas is the highest placed non-European ship Registry on the Paris MoU White list

(Jul 09 2020)

Highlighting The Bahamas’ reputation as a premier register, the Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA) is delighted to once again be ranked the top non-European ship register and in the top three of all registries in the recently released Paris MoU White L...



Optimarin successfully completes IMO G8 and USCG test programme

(Jul 09 2020)

Ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist Optimarin has successfully completed testing of its market proven Optimarin Ballast System (OBS) in accordance with the revised IMO G8 guidelines, while also upgrading its existing US Coast Guard (USCG) approv...



Marlink to deliver upgraded and optimised connectivity services to Stolt Tankers

(Jul 09 2020)

Marlink, the industry’s leading provider of end-to-end managed connectivity and IT solutions, has signed a major new service agreement with Stolt Tankers.



NAVTOR launches NavStation 5.3 with integrated weather and Optimum Ship Routing from WNI

(Jul 09 2020)

NAVTOR has joined forces with Weathernews Inc. (WNI), the world’s largest private weather service company, to integrate Optimum Ship Routing (OSR) and advanced weather services into digital chart table NavStation.



Completion of vessel sale

(Jul 09 2020)

With reference to the press release dated 22nd January 2020, where Navig8 Chemical Tankers Inc. declared the five-year purchase option on the chemical tanker “Navig8 Amessi”, the transaction was successfully completed on the 8th July 2020.



Maritime Charities launch mental health awareness and wellbeing training standard

(Jul 09 2020)

The Maritime Charities Group, a coalition of 10 major maritime charities, has joined forces with the Merchant Navy Training Board to publish a good practice guide to designing a training course for seafarers on mental health and wellbeing awareness.



The Mission to Seafarers to broadcast first online global Sea Sunday service

(Jul 09 2020)

International seafarer welfare charity, The Mission to Seafarers, announced that its annual Sea Sunday celebrations will be broadcast online, connecting seafarers around the world during this global crisis.



Seafarer suicide statistics spotlighted as coronavirus curtails crew changes

(Jul 09 2020)

Recent reports of seafarers stranded on cruise ships taking their own lives have highlighted the dearth of reliable information about suicides at sea.



Four seafarers in isolation over Covid-19 concerns

(Jul 09 2020)

Four Filipino seafarers are currently in isolation at the Retreat Centre in Gibraltar over Covid-19 concerns after their fellow crewmen tested positive for the virus when their ship arrived in Algeciras.




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low carbon strategy - digital tanker market models - battery explosions - better catering onboard - challenges of ballast installations