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LR and HGS collaborate on digital solutions

(Jun 07 2019)

Lloyd’s Register (LR) and Hyundai Global Service (HGS) have announced a new collaboration to deliver added value to the shipping industry through digital solutions.



Operim upgraded for the digital era

(Jun 07 2019)

Wärtsilä launched a new, digital version of Operim – Operational Performance Improvement & Monitoring – at this year’s Nor-Shipping.



Manning costs rise remain below inflation

(Jun 07 2019)

Manning costs have risen moderately over the past 12 months, checked by an easing officer supply shortage, and are forecast to rise at a similar pace over the next five years.



Hempel introduces new antifouling

(Jun 07 2019)

Coatings manufacturer Hempel has launched Globic 7000, a new antifouling coating with enhanced operational flexibility for all vessel types giving an average speed loss of 4.5%, according to ISO 19030.



HullWiper opens Americas operations base

(Jun 07 2019)

Vessels transiting the Panama Canal can now take advantage of HullWiper’s hull cleaning solution.



KR introduces remote survey service

(Jun 07 2019)

The Korean Register (KR) has launched a remote class survey service for its deepsea fleet.



Integrated eCommerce platform unveiled

(Jun 07 2019)

An integrated maritime eCommerce platform - www.eMarineOnline.com - has been launched by Marine Online.



New engine oil for medium speed engines

(Jun 07 2019)

ExxonMobil has launched the patented Mobilgard M420 engine oil.



Satcoms/Satnav innovations from Nor-Shipping

(Jun 07 2019)

The following, listed in alphabetical order, are just some of the satcom and satnav announcements made at this week’s Nor-Shipping.



Underwater tanker stern tube seal repair 2019

(Jun 07 2019)

Last month, a Hydrex team carried out an underwater stern tube seal repair on a tanker berthed in Algeciras.



IMO’s MSC 101 kicks off next week

(May 31 2019)

In a packed programme, the IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) 101st session, due to take place from 5th to 14th June, will discuss and adopt many amendments and guidelines covering all aspects of safety.



SCF gets ratings upgrade

(May 31 2019)

Fitch Ratings has upgraded PAO Sovcomflot's (SCF) long-term issuer default rating (IDR) to 'BB+' with Stable Outlook from 'BB'/'Positive'.



Dakar success for SafeSTS

(May 31 2019)

Following the establishment of its West African lightering base at Dakar in 2013, SafeSTS said that it now provides a ship-to-ship (STS) transfer service to a strong client base of oil and gas majors.



Teekay Offshore secures $450 mill shuttle tanker refinancing

(May 31 2019)

Teekay Offshore Partners has secured a new $450 mill revolving credit facility for 16 shuttle tankers.



Hunter Group suffers profit fall - appoints OSM as VLCC manager

(May 31 2019)

VLCC player Hunter Group has announced a fall in net profit from continuing operations to $331,000 for the first quarter of this year, compared to $1.308 mill in 1Q18.




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