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Overall confidence slightly down

(Sep 26 2014)

Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry fell slightly during the three months to August 2014, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens.



Aframax to load Western Canadian heavy crude

(Sep 26 2014)

Canada's largest oil and gas producer, Suncor Energy, is due to load its first tanker with Western Canadian heavy crude.



Further expansion at Fujairah

(Sep 26 2014)

The UAE plans to further expand the Fujairah crude storage capacity.



Interest switches to VLCCs

(Sep 26 2014)

This year the foot has come off the accelerator in terms of MR ordering with the emphasis shifting very much to the crude carrier newbuildings.



Chile’s oil and gas terminals closed

(Sep 26 2014)

Due to an oil spill, ENAP’s monobuoy, multibuoy and LPG terminals at Quintero Bay, near Vaslparaiso, are closed.



Second oil shipment from Yamal

(Sep 26 2014)

Russian oil company Gazprom Neft said Monday that a second tanker loaded with oil from an Arctic field was delivered to European customers.



Odfjell teams up with Lauritzen Kosan

(Sep 26 2014)

Odfjell Gas’ two 9,000 cu m 2008-built ethylene carriers -‘Bow Guardian’ and ‘Bow Gallant’ - are to join Lauritzen Kosan's ethylene gas carrier pool.



Markets - Navios and Scorpio fix newbuildings

(Sep 26 2014)

Navios Maritime Acquisition Corp took delivery of the MR2 newbuilding ‘Nave Luminosity’, on 19th September, 2014 from a South Korean shipyard.



BV passes 100 mill gt milestone

(Sep 26 2014)

The Bureau Veritas (BV) classed fleet has past the 100 mill gt milestone.



ClassNK addresses EEDI

(Sep 26 2014)

Tokyo-based classification society ClassNK has released the latest version of its PrimeShip-GREEN/MinPower software.



essDOCS US expansion

(Sep 26 2014)

essDOCS, the provider of shipping & trade eDocs solutions, has expanded its US operations



South Korean base oil plant opened

(Sep 26 2014)

Hyundai and Shell Base Oil, a joint venture company formed by Shell and Hyundai Oilbank, has inaugurated a new base oil manufacturing plant in Daesan, South Korea.



GEA Westfalia’s service network unveiled

(Sep 26 2014)

GEA Westfalia Separator Group introduced its optimised global ‘Marine Service Network’ at SMM.



Siemens employs NAPA

(Sep 26 2014)

Siemens’ system platform, Siship EcoMain, now offers NAPA’s software integration tool.



Videotel supports STCW Manila Amendments

(Sep 26 2014)

Videotel has launched a new edition of its ‘Training, Mentoring and Assessment On Board’ programme.




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