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A tanker with sanctioned Russian oil is in the Georgian port

(Jun 27 2022)

A tanker loaded with Russian oil products arrived at the port of Batumi. The ship’s maintenance agency confirms that the tanker is carrying vacuum gas oil, but does not know where it was produced.

Germany's LNG terminals completion could be delayed, sector lobby says

(Jun 27 2022)

Construction has not started yet on liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals in Germany.

Poten's Weekly Opinion: VLCCs at a Crossroad

(Jun 24 2022)

Will changing crude oil trade flows help or hurt VLCCs?

£2.4 million UK government funding to support seafarers’ mental wellbeing

(Jun 23 2022)

- £2.4 million allocated for projects to support seafarers’ mental wellbeing and support maritime sector - Government has partnered with three organisations across the UK to deliver pilot projects to provide everyday support for seafarers wellbe...

Russian oil disappears as tankers go dark near Azores

(Jun 22 2022)

• Unseen ship-to-ship transfers take place in mid-Atlantic • Some eastbound cargoes are also starting to vanish mid-voyage

ABS AIP for Project Sabre Ammonia-Fueled, Ammonia Bunker Vessel

(Jun 21 2022)

ABS issues AIP to Keppel Offshore & Marine for an ammonia-fueled bunker vessel by Project Sabre, the consortium of leading maritime organizations to develop an ammonia bunker supply chain in Singapore.

Ocean Technologies Group deploys digital software delivery with faster and more secure updates

(Jun 21 2022)

Ocean Technologies Group (OTG) has developed a new Digital Delivery framework to increase infrastructure security and reduce dependence on physical logistics for content and software application updates.

Performance Shipping Inc. announces agreement to acquire sixth Aframax tanker

(Jun 21 2022)

Performance Shipping Inc. announced that it has signed to purchase an Aframax tanker, the M/T Maran Sagitta for a price of US$27,577,320.

Scorpio Tankers Inc. company president and Scorpio Holdings Limited purchase common shares

(Jun 21 2022)

The President of the Company, Robert Bugbee and Scorpio Holdings Limited have both purchased 150,000 common shares of the Company each in the open market.

Montec Ship Management DMCC expands use of DNV ShipManager Software

(Jun 21 2022)

Montec Ship Management DMCC has expanded their use of DNV’s ShipManager software solution, for complex purchasing requirements and diverse workflows to enhance efficiency and cost savings.

Research into social interaction among crew informs new guidance for the maritime sector

(Jun 21 2022)

New research on board commercial merchant ships has provided a unique insight into life on board and the benefits of social interaction for crew wellbeing.

Proman Stena Bulk takes delivery of first methanol-powered newbuild vessel

(Jun 20 2022)

Proman Stena Bulk confirmed their first methanol-powered newbuild vessel has been delivered and is preparing for commercial operation.

Poten's Weekly Opinion: Murky Waters

(Jun 17 2022)

Oil Market Outlook for 2023

Alfa Laval expands its offering for tankers by acquiring tank cleaning leader Scanjet

(Jun 16 2022)

Alfa Laval has signed an agreement to acquire Scanjet. The deal will add Scanjet’s intelligent tank management solutions to Alfa Laval’s already broad tanker offering.

Croatian officer goes missing from ship in Atlantic

(Jun 16 2022)

Ship's officer Toni Jurišic has gone missing in the Atlantic Ocean, somewhere between the Gibraltar and Trinidad and Tobago.

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