All News


Rolls-Royce signs MoU for mýa platform

(Aug 06 2020)

• Major industry player joins initiative for digital data integration • Goal is to optimize fleet and asset management service for customers

Seafarers UK and Grimaldi Foundation generously support Flying Angel Campaign

(Aug 06 2020)

Two leading maritime foundations support maritime charity to implement wide ranging COVID-19 response programme, to support seafarers.

Silverstream secures further orders for air lubrication technology on eight newbuild LNG carriers

(Aug 06 2020)

Pioneering clean technology company Silverstream Technologies announced that it has secured another new deal to install its market-leading air lubrication technology, the Silverstream® System, onboard eight newbuild LNG carriers being constructed at ...

Rivertrace joins forces with Prevention at Sea

(Aug 06 2020)

Market leading developers of smart water quality monitoring technology, Rivertrace Limited have integrated the multi Lloyd’s List awarded e-ORB (PAS electronic Oil Record Book) software application developed by maritime technology and marine risk pre...

Oil tanker rescues Baker Lake men after canoe capsizes

(Jul 30 2020)

Two Baker Lake men approximately one kilometre from shore were rescued by tanker Tuvaq W while on a leisure canoe trip on July 23, 2020.

Ballast water equipment news

(Jun 04 2020)

Some news from Alfa Laval, Optimarin, Hyde Marine and Techcross.

Macgregor – using virtual reality crew training

(May 07 2020)

Bringing the value of expert knowledge closer to customers. The environment is virtual, but the expertise is real; MacGregor’s Jan Finckenhagen and Floor Meijs explain how virtual reality crew training can make complex operations safe and efficien...

Cyprus – education, digital, IMO and flag

(May 07 2020)

We spoke with Natasa Pilides, the Shipping Deputy Minister of the Republic of Cyprus, about how the Cyprus government is supporting maritime education and skill development, how it is developing digital tools, how it seeks to influence the IMO, and ...

Removing hazardous vapours from tanks using nanotechnology

(Apr 16 2020)

Ecochlor is providing a technology which removes VOC vapours from fuel and cargo tanks, and suppresses further evaporation from fuel and sludge with a liquid suppressant.

1m tonnes of refined products parked in 30 tankers off Europe - Reuters

(Apr 16 2020)

An analysis by Reuters found that there are currently nearly 1m tonnes of refined products in 30 tankers parked off Europe's coast.

Iranian troops "seize Chinese tanker by mistake"

(Apr 16 2020)

According to a UK Times article, marines from Iran's Revolutionary Guard may have seized a tanker at the entrance to the Gulf on Tuesday night (Apr 14), and released her after finding she was Chinese.

US Port Access, P&I Assistance and Crisis Communications webinar

(Apr 02 2020)

We are pleased to announce the next in the Maritime London series of webinars on the impact of COVID-19 organised jointly with Members.

Phillips 66 and Trafigura form joint venture to develop deepwater port

(Mar 12 2020)

Phillips 66 and Trafigura Group Pte. Ltd announce they have formed a 50/50 joint venture, Bluewater Texas Terminal LLC (“Bluewater Texas”), to develop an offshore deepwater port project located approximately 21 nautical miles east of the entrance to ...

Andreas Ove Ugland

(Mar 10 2020)

Nordic Tankers report that its vice chair Andreas Ove Ugland passed away March 6, 2020 from unexpected illness.

$100m to invest in VLCC Caribbean terminal

(Mar 10 2020)

Connecticut private firm Prostar Capital plans to invest $100 million into a recently acquired terminal in the Caribbean, according to a Houston Chronicle article.


June 2020

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