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Tanker loads at Hariga

(Apr 17 2014)

A tanker has started loading crude at Libya's eastern port of Hariga for the first time in nearly nine months.

Ukraine situation could impact tanker markets

(Apr 17 2014)

With the escalation of the tensions between Europe and Russia over the Ukraine, there is a threat of further sanctions, which could include the energy sector.

Agreement takes MLC into new stage

(Apr 17 2014)

The ITF has praised a decision made by the ILO to include new mechanisms to tackle crew abandonment in the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC).

De-listing Nanjing Tanker narrows losses

(Apr 17 2014)

Nanjing Tanker Corp (NJTC) has narrowed its losses for the first quarter of 2014.

KEXIM backs Scorpio

(Apr 17 2014)

The Export-Import Bank of Korea (KEXIM) has concluded a vessel financing deal for US- based Scorpio Tankers for a total of $300 mill.

Stalwart pulls IPO

(Apr 17 2014)

Stalwart Tankers, a recently-formed owner and operator of mid-size chemical tankers, postponed its IPO last Thursday.

MPC buys Ahrenkiel

(Apr 17 2014)

Hamburg-based MPC Group has acquired the CF Ahrenkiel Group, together with Thien & Heyenga, through a newly founded company.

Products to outgrow crude this year

(Apr 17 2014)

Shipping trade is set to grow by 4.2% this year, according to DNV GL.

Still more tanker orders

(Apr 17 2014)

Weihai Samjin Shipbuilding Industries has signed newbuilding contracts with a Singaporean owner to build four 50,000 dwt chemical tankers.

More FPSO conversions on the cards

(Apr 17 2014)

Two VLCCs will be converted into FPSOs on the back of a decision by Total and its partners to develop the ultra-deep offshore Kaombo project in Angola.

ISS moves into Venezuela

(Apr 17 2014)

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has formed ISS Venezuela based at Puerto La Cruz.

Taiwan tanker company contracts BASS

(Apr 17 2014)

Fleet management services provider BASS has signed a contract with Taiwanese tanker concern Simosa Shipping, marking the company’s first foray into the Taiwanese shipping sector.

RS to class new river/sea tanker types

(Apr 17 2014)

Two new type RST 22M river/sea tankers are to be built to the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) class.

IMO to aid Bangladeshi shipbreakers

(Apr 17 2014)

The IMO and Bangladesh have signed an agreement to work together to improve safety and environmental standards in the country’s ship recycling industry.

ClassNK addresses EEDI

(Apr 17 2014)

Tokyo-based classification society ClassNK has released new software -PrimeShip GREEN/MinPower.


March 2014

Fujairah expands storage Jones Act tankers Lessons to be learned ISO PAS 28007 examined IBC Code anomalies MRs and new engines

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