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Aegean faces US pollution and conspiracy charges

(Jul 22 2016)

A federal grand jury in Charleston, South Carolina, has charged Aegean Shipping Management and owning company Aegeansun Gamma with obstruction of an agency proceeding, conspiracy, and failing to keep accurate pollution control records, the US Justice...

Stolt-Nielsen to acquire Jo Tankers fleet

(Jul 22 2016)

Stolt-Nielsen (SNI) has agreed to acquire the chemical tanker operations of Jo Tankers for $575 mill.

OSG spin-off near

(Jul 22 2016)

Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG) has filed a registration statement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), outlining its plans to separate its international and domestic businesses.

First foreign tanker to load Alaskan crude in 30 years

(Jul 22 2016)

A foreign flag tanker is due to load a cargo of Alaska North Slope (ANS) crude next week for the first time in more than 30 years.

Markets - Its a case of ‘hold on tight’

(Jul 22 2016)

Despite July ending with record high cargo volumes booked out of the MEG, this was not sufficient to firm the VLCC market.

Nigeria’s refining project – a dream or reality?

(Jul 22 2016)

The importance of Nigeria in the tanker market should not be underestimated, as the country’s crude exports are a big contributor to Suezmax demand in the Atlantic Basin.

Bahri launches fund to buy VLCCs

(Jul 22 2016)

The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) is to launch a $1.5 bill investment fund backed by the Arab Petroleum Investments Corp (Apicorp).

Stone Marine Shipcare’s mobile workshop used for tanker repair

(Jul 22 2016)

Many major drydocking facilities worldwide lack the specialist equipment required to carry out large propeller repairs, a propeller manufacturer said.

TCM opts for Seagull’s crew competence software

(Jul 22 2016)

Tsakos Columbia Shipmanagement (TCM) has implemented Seagull’s tanker competence and promotion management system (TCPMA) across its 55 tanker fleet.

Brazilian ship repair facility gets environmental license

(Jul 22 2016)

A preliminary environmental license was issued to the Brasil Basin Drydock Company (BBDC).

Mooring solution for Malaysian oil/gas terminals

(Jul 22 2016)

Strainstall, part of James Fisher and Sons, has been awarded a contract with the Japanese Penta Ocean-Toa joint venture, to install a mooring solution at the Pengerang Independent Deepwater Petroleum Terminal (PIDPT) in Malaysia.

Wärtsilä reports stable volume in challenging market

(Jul 22 2016)

During the second quarter of this year, Wärtsilä's order intake increased 3% to €1,194 mill, from €1,159 mill in 2Q15, the company said.

Ocean Signal and AMI in partnership

(Jul 22 2016)

Communication and safety specialist, Ocean Signal, and marine electronic equipment manufacturer, AMI Marine, have formed a partnership aimed at the large commercial vessel sector.

MTA increases distance learning portfolio

(Jul 22 2016)

Maritime Training Academy (MTA) has added seven new Diplomas to its portfolio of distance learning training courses.

Colfax to exhibit seawater pump and control system at SMM

(Jul 22 2016)

Colfax Fluid Handling will exhibit two new developments for marine applications at SMM (Hall A2, Booth 219).


May 2016

Latest from OCIMF''s director Andrew Cassels, fleet growth data, new ECDIS standards, expanded Panama Canal

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