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Five killed in Gadani Beach LPG carrier fire

(Jan 13 2017)

Five shipbreaking workers were killed and one injured in another fire that occurred in a Gadani Beach recycling yard this week.

Rudder problems delay VLCCs

(Jan 13 2017)

During a routine inspection of the VLCC ‘DHT Jaguar’, DHT Holdings found a fracture surrounding the inspection window of the rudder.

USCG outlines position on STCW amendments

(Jan 13 2017)

The US Coast Guard (USCG)’s Port State Control (PSC) officers will still review requirements of the STCW 2010 amendments during PSC examinations, while taking the latest IMO guidance into account on the amended STCW rules.

IMO blasts regional emission trading system

(Jan 13 2017)

IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has expressed his concern about including shipping in the European Union’s Emission Trading System (EU-ETS).

Lim addresses ballast water

(Jan 13 2017)

IMO secretary general Kitack Lim has stressed that the Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC) actively addressed the problem of transferring invasive species, which has been degrading the marine environment for decades.

UACC installs Orion software

(Jan 13 2017)

United Arab Chemical Carriers (UACC) is installing fleet performance and monitoring software developed by India-based Orion Marine Concepts.

SafeSTS expands Mozambique services

(Jan 13 2017)

Since its incorporation in September, 2015, SafeSTS Limitada, a Mozambican registered company, now offers a range of marine support services.

Hydrex fixes tanker rudder

(Jan 13 2017)

Last November, a 7,071 dwt tanker experienced steering gear problems while manoeuvring in Antwerp.

Markets - VLCCs halt slide

(Jan 13 2017)

After a week with very slow activity for VLCC’s, particularly in the MEG and W Africa, activity resumed.

Odfjell’s Olsen quits

(Jan 13 2017)

Odfjell has advised that senior vice president, Helge Olsen, stepped down from his role as head of shipmanagement on 9th.January 2017.

GAC to service Valero

(Jan 13 2017)

GAC UK has signed a three-year terminal and marine services contract with Valero Logistics UK.

Veson signs up d’Amico Societa di Navigazione and TATA NYK

(Jan 13 2017)

d’Amico Societa di Navigazione and drybulk player TATA NYK Shipping have selected Veson Nautical’s Integrated Maritime Operations System (IMOS) and Veslink for their commercial operations.

UK Club advises on proper use of ECDIS

(Jan 13 2017)

The UK P&I Club has highlighted the importance of adequate training around ECDIS and navigation.

Global Maritime brings Eagle Lyon Pope (ELP) on board

(Jan 13 2017)

Global Maritime Consultancy & Engineering has re-launched Eagle Lyon Pope (ELP), its ports and shipping, marine casualty investigation and loss adjusting division.

ClassNK expands Turkish operations

(Jan 13 2017)

Class society ClassNK has opened exclusive survey offices in the Turkish ports of Izmir and Mersin.


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