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ChartCo looks to further growth

(Nov 10 2017)

ChartCo has appointed Nick Copley as mergers & acquisitions director.

Parker Kittiwake unveils all-in-one analyser

(Nov 10 2017)

Manufacturer of condition monitoring technologies, Parker Kittiwake, has launched the attenuated total reflection (ATR) analyser.

Selektope technology included in new outfitting coating

(Nov 10 2017)

A new outfitting coating utilising the patented antifouling ingredient Selektope has been brought to market by marine coatings specialist Hempel (see last week’s news).

IMO claims progress on GHG reductions

(Nov 03 2017)

Progress was claimed at the IMO’s second meeting of the Intersessional Working Group on Reduction of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions from Ships held last month.

Shipping industry 'broadly satisfied' with IMO meeting

(Nov 03 2017)

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), BIMCO, INTERCARGO and INTERTANKO, which represented the shipping industry throughout last week's discussions at the IMO to develop a CO2 reduction strategy for the shipping sector, said they were 'broadly ...

OCIMF to review the SIRE programme

(Nov 03 2017)

Recently, OCIMF’s vessel inspection programme working group were asked to review the SIRE programme.

Aframax boarded by pirates

(Nov 03 2017)

While underway, the 1997-built Aframax ‘GP T2’ was attacked by pirates at night on 30th October in the Singapore Strait, around 6.5 miles northeast of Terumbu Betata, Batam Island, Indonesia, reported ReCAAP.

Bishop chairs Selandia Ship Management

(Nov 03 2017)

V.Group’ Bob Bishop has been appointed chairman of Selandia Ship Management in addition to his current role in business development at the Group.

STS service provider audits introduced

(Nov 03 2017)

DYNAMARINe has introduced STS service provider audits for its tanker operator clients.

Ship recycling - rays of hope

(Nov 03 2017)

After what has been a rather dour period for the international ship recycling markets, the first glimmers of stability finally started to emerge last week.

Markets - Rates fluctuating

(Nov 03 2017)

A quiet week for the VLCCs. The Atlantic basin is still lacking ships with natural positions for the respective fixing windows.

Navios suffers falling revenue

(Nov 03 2017)

Navios Maritime Acquisition Corp reported that revenue for the third quarter of this year fell by $14 mill, or 20.6%, to $54 mill, compared to $68.1 mill for the same period of 2016.

Fleet expansion and higher utilisation rates boost Capital Product Partners

(Nov 03 2017)

Capital Product Partners reported net income for the third quarter of this year was $9.7 mill, compared with $11.8 mill for 3Q16 and $9.8 mill for 2Q17.

China looks to increase financing

(Nov 03 2017)

he retreat of the traditional forms of ship finance since the financial crisis, prompted by the Lehman Brothers crash and subsequent turmoil since 2008, has forced shipowners to seek alternative funding in order to finance replacement tonnage.

AMSC approved to trade on the OTCQX market

(Nov 03 2017)

American Shipping Co (AMSC), one of the largest owners of US Jones Act vessels, has announced that its ordinary shares have been approved to trade on the OTCQX Best Market.

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