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WISTA gains IMO consultative status

(Jul 13 2018)

The Women's International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) has gained consultative status at the IMO.



Kongsberg to take over Rolls-Royce Marine’s business

(Jul 13 2018)

After months of conjecture, Kongsberg Gruppen has emerged as the buyer of Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine.



UK P&I Club launches interactive ‘lessons learnt’ video series

(Jul 13 2018)

UK P&I Club has launched the first in a series of educational, reflective-learning, training videos.



More qualified officers from Warsash

(Jul 13 2018)

Some 110 newly qualified marine engineer and navigation officers from Solent University’s Warsash Maritime Academy attended an official ‘Passing Out’ ceremony at the end of June.



ISO specification a step forward for Methanol as marine fuel

(Jul 13 2018)

The Methanol Institute (MI) has said it welcomed the IMO’s decision to invite the ISO to develop a standard for methyl/ethyl alcohol as a marine fuel and a standard for methyl/ethyl alcohol fuel couplings.



Norsafe’s Greek Training Academy co-operates with DNV GL

(Jul 13 2018)

Norsafe Academy Hellas has entered into a co-operative agreement with DNV GL, regarding the training of its surveyors.



Nautisk partners with Kongsberg Digital

(Jul 13 2018)

Norwegian digital navigation specialist Nautisk has formed a partnership that will make its products available via Kongsberg Digital’s Kognifai platform.



Wärtsilä 34DF engine awarded EPA Tier III certification

(Jul 13 2018)

Wärtsilä’s 34DF dual-fuel engine has been awarded the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Tier III certification for diesel mode operation when installed together with the Wärtsilä NOx reducer (NOR) system.



Occupational Health & Safety course available

(Jul 13 2018)

Seafarers can now undergo training on ‘Occupational Health and Safety’ on board their respective vessels using a new course.



Chevron Marine Lubricants receives NOLs from MAN

(Jul 13 2018)

Following successful field testing, Chevron Marine Lubricants has received two No Objection Letters (NOLS) from equipment manufacturer MAN Energy Solutions, for the use of three of its patented Taro cylinder oils with its cylinder oil mixing system, ...



OCIMF publishes ‘Cargo Guidelines for F(P)SOs’

(Jul 13 2018)

A new book offering guidelines for safe cargo handling and associated operations on board F(P)SOs has been released by OCIMF.



Unstructured complex data stifling digitalisation progress

(Jul 13 2018)

Research has showed that maritime buyers are missing commercial opportunities to optimise procurement efficiencies and cut costs, due to the industry’s challenge with the structure, fragmentation and complexity of data, as well as the ability to harn...



Unipec retains spot chartering crown

(Jul 06 2018)

Unipec has again topped the list of dirty spot charters for the first half of this year.



Newbuildings - crude or product cargoes?

(Jul 06 2018)

With the crude tanker market in a depressed state, charterers have tried to secure competitive freight costs on product flows from East to West by using newbuild crude tankers to load products.



OCIMF in vessel inspection programme project

(Jul 06 2018)

OCIMF is to start a vessel inspection programme (VIP) project.




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June-July 2018

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