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Unexpected LPG slowdown hits StealthGas

(Nov 30 2018)

StealthGas reported an operational utilisation of 96.1% in the third quarter of this year despite a weak seasonal period combined with an unexpected slowdown of the Asian LPG market.



North to keep premium ‘status quo’

(Nov 30 2018)

The North P&I Club will not declare a premium increase for both P&I cover and FD&D cover at the February, 2019 renewal for the third year running.



ABB extends service network in China

(Nov 30 2018)

ABB Turbocharging has established a branch office of ABB Jiangjin Turbo Systems in Zhoushan.



LuminUltra concludes aqua-tools acquisition

(Nov 30 2018)

LuminUltra, the Canadian-based specialist in microbiological monitoring tools, has completed the acquisition of the Rapid Microbial Solutions (RMS) division of French-based aqua-tools.



BIMCO’s cyber clause welcomed by Naval Dome

(Nov 30 2018)

BIMCO’s decision to introduce a cyber security clause into its charterparties and other contracts has been welcomed by Naval Dome, the Israel-based developer of the Endpoint cyber security platform.



Agreement enhances digital logbook provision

(Nov 30 2018)

ChartCo and Klappir Green Solutions have signed an exclusive partnership agreement.



Alfa Laval completes USCG tests

(Nov 30 2018)

Alfa Laval has successfully completed additional tests at the Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA) to verify the biological efficacy of Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 without holding time.



NI releases updated ‘Handling Ships in First-Year Ice’

(Nov 30 2018)

The Nautical Institute (NI) has published the second edition of its practical guide to shiphandling in ‘new ice’ conditions in the Baltic, North Atlantic and St Lawrence Seaway.



Chem/prod conference takes shape

(Nov 30 2018)

Next year’s Navigate/IPTA Chemical & Product Tanker Conference will be held in London on 5th and 6th March.



Chemikalien snaps up Rigel

(Nov 23 2018)

Hamburg-based shipping company Chemikalien Seetransport (CST) has taken over 100% of the shares of the Bremen-based shipping company Rigel Schiffahrts.



Electrochlorination preferred BWTS for large flows and hazardous zones

(Nov 23 2018)

Addressing misconceptions in the market relating to chlorine, hydrogen and system configuration, De Nora has emphasised the superior safety aspects of electrochlorination (EC) ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) in large flow, hazardous area insta...



Minimum AB wage raised

(Nov 23 2018)

Following two days of negotiations, the minimum wage for an able seafarer was raised by $27 over the next three years.



Hafnia continues merger talks

(Nov 23 2018)

Hafnia Tankers has confirmed that it is in advanced merger discussions with BW Tankers, a company owned by BW Group, which is one of its shareholders.



Ardmore abandons public offering

(Nov 23 2018)

On Monday, Ardmore Shipping Corp announced that it will not to pursue a public offering of senior unsecured notes at this point in time, due to capital market conditions.



Nordic Shipholding buys more time

(Nov 23 2018)

Following news that Nordic Shipholding had breached some of its loan covenants, after successful negotiations between management, the major shareholder and the lenders, an agreement has been reached.




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