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Another tanker fire

(Jan 19 2018)

Another tanker fire The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has claimed to have contained a fire that broke out on board the 2000-built, 46,145 dwt Indian flag product tanker ‘Genessa’, earlier this week.



Hijacked tanker released

(Jan 19 2018)

A small tanker reported to have been hijacked while at anchor off Benin, Gulf of Guinea, has been released.



GAC wins Chevron global agency contract

(Jan 19 2018)

Chevron Shipping Company (CSC) has further cemented its long-standing relationship with the GAC Group with the award of a global three-year ship agency contract for both crude and LNG vessels.



Stena moves into Hellerup - remotely names new MR

(Jan 19 2018)

The Stena Group has opened a new office in Copenhagen.



Underwater tanker stern tube seal repair

(Jan 19 2018)

Last month, a Hydrex diver/technician team carried out an underwater stern tube seal repair on a tanker berthed in Antwerp.



IRI makes internal changes

(Jan 19 2018)

International Registries (IRI), which provides administrative and technical support to the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Maritime and Corporate Registries, kicked off the new year with its maritime services group strategy meeting, which took...



Tanker oil spills - positive downward trend continued last year

(Jan 19 2018)

Tanker oil spill statistics for almost 50 years show a progressive downward trend, according to the latest figures from ITOPF.



Drysdale to replace Cassels at OCIMF

(Jan 19 2018)

The Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) has appointed Rob Drysdale as its new Director.



Medical concerns join Green Award

(Jan 19 2018)

Two new incentive providers focusing on providing the best medical care possible in remote locations have joined the Green Award scheme.



BIMCO launches new contract editing solution

(Jan 19 2018)

BIMCO has launched new software for editing contracts.



Recycling - taking forward positions

(Jan 19 2018)

The impressive performance of the Indian sub-continent ship-recycling sector witnessed recently showed few signs of letting up last week.



Markets- No respite for owners

(Jan 19 2018)

With earnings dipping well below $10,000 per day, we have seen a sharp turnaround in sentiment in the VLCC market.



Marsh issues sulfur cap insurance warning

(Jan 19 2018)

Vessels could be deemed unseaworthy and their insurance cover affected by failing to comply with the sulfur emissions (SOx) regulations set to be introduced on 1st January, 2020, according to insurance broker and risk management provider, Marsh.



Cladding technology for large bore pistons

(Jan 19 2018)

Wärtsilä Services’ business line QuantiServ has introduced new robotised laser cladding technology, to revolutionise the reconditioning of large bore pistons in 2-stroke engines.



Costs hindering implementation of energy management technology

(Jan 19 2018)

Over two thirds (68%) of global marine industry executives believe that a lack of uniform international environmental regulations will impede the adoption of green technologies in shipping.




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