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Biofouling, Biosecurity and Hull Cleaning, First Edition

(Aug 11 2022)

Biofouling, Biosecurity and Hull Cleaning, is a new guide written and developed in collaboration with Witherbys and BIMCO. The guide describes the various types of biofouling and the problems it can cause for ship operation and the marine environment...

Tanker shipping stocks pull away from the pack, hitting fresh highs

(Aug 10 2022)

A look at shipping stock winners and losers year to date and across COVID era

Art therapy brings relief to the children of Ukrainian seafarers

(Aug 10 2022)

Mental Health Support Solutions has developed an art therapy programme with the families of seafarers caught up in the war with Ukraine. This is part of a €1.4 million package put together by Columbia Shipmanagement, Schoeller Holdings as well as emp...

Drydocks World-Dubai signs strategic partnership with Silverstream Technologies

(Aug 10 2022)

The collaboration will encourage retrofit installations of the Silverstream® System and unlock technical and commercial knowledge sharing

MAN Energy Solutions signs MoU with Stena and Proman

(Aug 10 2022)

Memorandum of Understanding defines terms of project to investigate retrofit of MAN 48/60 engines to dual-fuel diesel/methanol operation

Unwell Russian tanker captain receives help from Malaysian authorities in Labuan

(Aug 09 2022)

A tanker vessel captain was given preliminary treatment before he was taken to the hospital.

Advanced Polymer Coatings strikes series of new tanker deals

(Aug 09 2022)

USA-based manufacturer Advanced Polymer Coatings (APC) is announcing a series of new chemical tanker deals in Turkey, one of its biggest exports markets.

International Seaways reports second quarter 2022 results

(Aug 08 2022)

International Seaways, Inc. reported results for the second quarter of 2022.

The Prax Group announces the purchase of a new tanker – Fortuna II

(Aug 08 2022)

Harvest Energy Marine, a member of the Prax Group of companies, has purchased a new tanker, Fortuna II. The ship can carry Very Low Sulphur Fuel Oil (VLSFO) and marine gas oil.

Rocketing tanker freight rates send Mexico's fuel costs soaring

(Aug 05 2022)

(Reuters) - High rates worldwide for moving oil are driving up Mexico's fuel costs as importers face tanker fees on North America's busiest maritime route that are more than double levels seen in recent years, traders and shippers said.

Ecochlor, Inc. expands innovative “Green Marine” offerings with Armada Technologies agreement

(Aug 05 2022)

Ecochlor announces a Collaborative Agreement with Armada Technologies. Ecochlor will provide Armada with technical assistance and global sales and marketing support.

Poten’s Weekly Opinion: Not so fast...

(Aug 05 2022)

Are sanctions on Russian oil being relaxed?

StormGeo and Alfa Laval expand with bunker procurement optimization by acquisition of BunkerMetric

(Aug 04 2022)

Alfa Laval has signed an agreement to acquire BunkerMetric. The company will be merged into StormGeo, part of Alfa Laval. The acquisition will enhance the StormGeo offering in route advisory and voyage optimization services for the shipping industry.

Concentrated inspection campaign on STCW

(Aug 04 2022)

The member Authorities of the Memorandum of Understanding on PSC in the Black Sea Region will conduct a concentrated inspection campaign on Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping.

MPA completes its investigations into bunker fuel contamination in Singapore port

(Aug 03 2022)

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore was notified that a number of ships had been supplied with High Sulphur Fuel Oil in the Port of Singapore.


June July 2022

SIRE 2.0 - OCIMF and Columbia Ship Management perspective; seafarer mental health; EU ETS costs; 33 years after Exxon Valdez; resolving BWTS problems