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Nigerian ban protests grow

(Jul 24 2015)

Intertanko has sent a letter of protest to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corp (NNPC) over a reported ban on 113 tankers from entering Nigerian waters and calling at its oil facilities.



Markets - TD3 keeps up the momentum

(Jul 24 2015)

After the July MEG VLCC programme was covered, the start of August has been slow.



Markets - Charters and sales continued strength

(Jul 24 2015)

Newbuildings were slow to emerge this week.



South African crude blending terminal to supply Asia

(Jul 24 2015)

Using the world’s first dedicated crude oil blending terminal, by 2017 South Africa will mix different grades of crude for export to refineries across Asia, enabling them to produce cleaner fuels more cheaply, an official said.



Tsipras keeps his Shipping Minister

(Jul 24 2015)

Under pressure Greek Prime Minister, Alexi Tsipras, has kept economy minister George Stathakis and shipping minister Thodoris Dritsas in his cabinet after a reshuffle.



Drunken Master fined

(Jul 24 2015)

The Master of the chemical tanker, ‘Quercianella’, owned by Navigazione de Cabatoggio of Italy, was arrested on July 6th for allegedly attempting to sail while drunk from Eastham on Merseyside, UK.



Scorpio quits Dorian LPG

(Jul 24 2015)

Scorpio Tankers (STI) is exit Dorian LPG by selling 6 mill common shares to BW Euroholdings, a wholly owned subsidiary of BW Group, for $15.34 per share and 3,392,083 shares to Sino Energy Holdings for $16.16 per share.



TTS wins tanker contracts

(Jul 24 2015)

TTS Group, through its subsidiary TTS Marine in Bremen, has signed two contracts worth about NOK37 mill.



New courses for tanker & chemical operators

(Jul 24 2015)

Nu Wave Training (part of the Bachmann Group) located at new facilities at the old HMS Daedalus site at Lee-on Solent, Hampshire, UK has introduced two new courses specifically designed for tanker & chemical operators.



Thome ties up with WSS

(Jul 24 2015)

Singapore-based Thome Ship Management has signed a safety service agreement with Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS).



Engine room simulator for Argentina

(Jul 24 2015)

Transas Marine has delivered an engine room simulator- ERS 5000 TechSim - to the Centre for Marine Engineer Officers and Chief Engineers in Buenos Aires, Argentina.



Charles Taylor Adjusting’s new man

(Jul 24 2015)

Damian Ely is to join Charles Taylor Adjusting (CTA) on 1st January, 2016, as CEO.



Ulysses releases Task Assistant upgrade

(Jul 24 2015)

Maritime software developer, Ulysses Systems, has released version R9 of the company's patented Task Assistant Document Management.



Concerns remain over the use of low-sulphur fuel

(Jul 24 2015)

Stuart Edmonston, recently appointed Loss Prevention Director, UK P&I Club has warned about the increased demand for using low-sulphur fuels in shipping:



Eagle Ocean reports solid progress

(Jul 24 2015)

Eagle Ocean Marine (EOM) – a fixed premium P&I and FD&D (Freight, Demurrage and Defense) facility underwritten by the American Club – has reported a solid fourth year of operations.




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