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How Inmarsat is helping with COVID-19

(Mar 27 2020)

In support of COVID-19 challenges, Inmarsat has been providing free of charge additional call time for users of its ChatCard voice services for crew. It has been working with a number of shipowners to find other ways of subsidising increasing bandwi...



Time for self-assessment for SIRE?

(Mar 27 2020)

David Savage, director of inspection management software Oceanfile, who was responsible for developing SIRE while working at OCIMF 1994-2009, believes that SIRE should now be turned into a partially self-assessment scheme.



HullWiper – hull underwater cleaning by robot

(Mar 26 2020)

Hull robot underwater cleaning company HullWiper Ltd reports a big growth in use of its technology, as an alternative to underwater divers, to remove marine biofouling from ship hulls.



The FPSO market – what tanker operators should know

(Mar 26 2020)

Three lawyers from London law firm Haynes and Boone LLP present an overview of what they see happening in the market for Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessels – which may provide opportunities for companies in the tanker sector. ...



Coronavirus - How to Beat it

(Mar 26 2020)

In the wake of the pandemic COVID-19, leading maritime training companies Seagull Maritime and Videotel have launched a new programme called: “Coronavirus- How to Beat it.”



Nordic Shipholding A/S – Annual Report 2019

(Mar 26 2020)

Nordic Shipholding A/S releases 2019 annual report - a loss after tax of USD 3.9 million in 2019 compared to a loss after tax of USD 23.8 million in 2018.



Singaporean shipping company fined $1.65m for concealing illegal discharges of oily water

(Mar 26 2020)

Unix Line PTE Ltd., a Singapore-based shipping company, was sentenced Mar. 20 in federal court before U.S. District Court Judge Jon S. Tigar in Oakland, California, after previously pleading guilty to a violation of the Act to Prevent Pollution from ...



M/T ‘Andronikos’ released from arrest in Singapore

(Mar 26 2020)

Capital Ship Management Corp. announced that the M/T Andronikos (ex ‘Anbar’) was promptly released from arrest in Singapore after the Owners’ P&I Club posted security and has resumed trading.



Stolt-Nielsen Limited publishes Annual Report 2019

(Mar 26 2020)

Stolt-Nielsen Limited published its Annual Report for the financial year ended November 30, 2019.



Pyxis Tankers Inc. announces financial results for the three months and year ended December 31, 2019

(Mar 26 2020)

Pyxis Tankers Inc. (the “Company” or “Pyxis Tankers”) a growth-oriented pure play product tanker company, announced unaudited results for the three months and year ended December 31, 2019.



Nippon Paint Marine’s A-LF Sea chosen by leading LNG carrier operator

(Mar 26 2020)

Piraeus-based gas carrier vessel operator Gaslog Ltd has opted to apply Nippon Paint Marine’s A-LF Sea hull coating as part of its current drydocking programme.



Chugoku Marine Paints to supply solvent-free epoxy for MR tanker newbuildings’ water ballast tanks

(Mar 26 2020)

Following many years of extensive prototype trials in field tests, Chugoku Marine Paints, Ltd., (CMP) is ready to launch a new solvent-free epoxy coating that can be applied to water ballast tanks (WBT) with standard application equipment that meets ...



Gasum to supply Preem with renewable maritime fuel

(Mar 26 2020)

Nordic gas sector and energy market expert Gasum has entered into an agreement with Sweden’s largest fuel company Preem to supply their tankers with a new fuel blend consisting of liquefied natural gas and 10 per cent of renewable liquefied biogas.



Republic of the Marshall Islands urges countries to treat seafarers as key transport workers

(Mar 26 2020)

The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), one of the world’s largest maritime registries, with more than 4,700 vessels and nearly 100,000 seafarers serving on RMI-flagged vessels encourages countries to recognize and protect seafarers as key transp...



Better to leave crew onboard than risk catching virus during changeovers, warns Danica boss

(Mar 26 2020)

A crew specialist has urged ship operators to exercise caution when making crew changeovers while the coronavirus outbreak continues to rampage across the globe.




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