Oil and gas driving the shipping industry

(Apr 19 2013)

In late 2011, Brazilian shipyards started to deliver the first tankers in a massive R$10.8 bill investment programme of 49 ships ordered by Transperto, the shipping arm of Petrobras.



Will everybody follow Fredriksen?

(Apr 18 2013)

Why commit $2.6 bill on newbuildings in today's uncertain world?



OSG fights to live another day

(Mar 28 2013)

The US' largest tanker operator - Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG) - has won a stay of execution by way of an approval to borrow $25 mill.



Odfjell continues to upgrade fleet

(Mar 27 2013)

"Tankers are still our core business", said Odfjell Tankers' senior vice president Morten Nystad during a company presentation held in Bergen recently.



Crowley takes delivery of two 'Veterans'

(Mar 20 2013)

Crowley Maritime Corp has taken delivery of the second of two Veteran-class product tankers, from the Aker Philadelphia Shipyard (APSI).



Managing tankers in the 21st century

(Mar 13 2013)

Thome Group, the first independent shipmaganager to establish in Singapore, celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.



2012 demolition figures analysis

(Mar 01 2013)

The continuation of the poor tanker market into 2012 heaped more pressure on owners to scrap tonnage, said Gibson Research, in an analysis of last year's tanker scrap figures.



A year of change

(Mar 01 2013)

There has been a complete turnaround at the top end of Tanker Operator's Top 30 companies based on figures taken up to the end of last year.



ASRY - a top choice for tanker operators

(Jan 31 2013)

Last year turned out to be an acceptable year for Bahrain's Arab Shipbuilding & Repair Yard (ASRY) on the tanker repair front, following previous false dawns in recent years of an expected market upturn.




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