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Tanker explosion kills seafarer

(Apr 22 2016)

An explosion on board a South Korean-registered tanker has killed one person and injured five others.

Trying to make sense of it all

(Apr 22 2016)

Is the abundance of crude that triggered the collapse in oil prices, which undoubtedly offered multiple benefits to tanker markets since late 2014 set to end or will it continue?

Markets - Not enough cargoes

(Apr 22 2016)

Most VLCC players held back for the BOT stem confirmations but they came out on the thin side.

Bahri reaps VLCC benefits

(Apr 22 2016)

National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) recorded a rise in net profit to SAR611.9 mill ($163.2 mill) in the first three months of this year.

GulfNav unveils expansion plans

(Apr 22 2016)

Dubai-based Navigation Holding (GulfNav) has appointed Khamis Juma Buamim managing director and Group CEO to lead its ambitious expansion plans.

SAMI calls it a day

(Apr 22 2016)

On Monday, the Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI), one of the main bodies that set standards for vessel guard providers, announced it was entering voluntary liquidation.

SafeSTS to sustain growth with new appointments

(Apr 22 2016)

In order to sustain and build on the company's growth seen last year, and to continue to satisfy a global demand for its ship-to-ship (STS) lightering services, SafeSTS has made three key appointments in the first quarter of 2016.

Shipboard primer introduced

(Apr 22 2016)

AkzoNobel’s marine coatings business has launched an anticorrosive universal primer, the patented Intershield One-2-One.

Anticipating market change crucial - Braemar

(Apr 22 2016)

Being in a position to accurately anticipate change in the shipping markets is becoming ever more crucial for maritime service providers.

Genoil attacks the sulphur gap

(Apr 22 2016)

Publicly traded clean technology engineering company Genoil has received a $5 bill Letter of Intent (LOI) to fund a 500,000 barrel per day de-sulphurisation and upgrading project located in the Middle East.

Maritime rescuers - potential risk of criminalisation

(Apr 22 2016)

Independent maritime human rights charity, Human Rights at Sea, has published new guidance for volunteer maritime rescuers so that they are aware of the potential risks of criminalisation when planning for and facilitating rescues at sea.

IBIA develops bunker course

(Apr 22 2016)

The International Bunker Industry Association, (IBIA) has teamed up with South Shields Marine School at South Tyneside College, to develop a course unit on bunkering essentials for cadets and engineering officers taking their Class one and Class two ...

Senior recruitment agency opens its doors

(Apr 22 2016)

A new executive search firm focusing solely on mid to senior level shore based appointments within the maritime industry - Zephyr Maritime- was recently launched.

Optimarin sees sales boom

(Apr 22 2016)

At the same time as the IMO is debating ballast water treatment, Norway-based Ballast water treatment (BWTS) specialist Optimarin said that it had sold over 400 of its UV-based systems.

Indian university signs up Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers

(Apr 22 2016)

The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, the maritime industry’s only body dedicated to professional education, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Indian Maritime University.


March 2016

Tanker Operator's top 30 owners and operators .. has the ballast water convention descended into farce? .. lost anchors - among the top five claims costs .. US crude oil export ban - another positive market driver? .. InterManager's view of the year .....

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