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KR awards AIP for two green ammonia-fueled ammonia carrier and bunkering ships

(Jan 14 2022)

The Korean Register (KR) awarded approval in principal (AIP) to two green ammonia-fueled ships at KR’s Seoul branch office on 15th December 2021.



China gorges on cheap, sanctioned oil from Iran and Venezuela

(Jan 14 2022)

China doubled down on imports of Iranian and Venezuelan crude in 2021., taking the most from the U.S.-sanctioned regimes in three years, as refiners brushed off the risk of penalties to scoop up cheap oil.



M/T Tropic Breeze sinks off the coast of New Providence Island

(Jan 14 2022)

Maritime Management LLC, has reported that a ship under the company’s management, the M/T Tropic Breeze, was struck by the superyacht M/Y Utopia IV approximately 15 miles NNW of New Providence Island, The Bahamas.



bp and Maersk Tankers Carry Out Successful Marine Biofuel Trials

(Dec 17 2021)

B30 biofuel tested as ‘drop-in-fuel’ on two tankers, validating its potential to help cut carbon emissions in shipping



ABS AIP for K Shipbuilding’s Methanol-Ready Design

(Dec 16 2021)

A methanol fuel-ready medium range tanker design by K Shipbuilding has received Approval in Principle (AIP) from ABS.



Board Members buy shares in Nordic American Tankers Ltd

(Dec 16 2021)

Board Members have recently increased the number of NAT shares they own.



ABS grants Alfa Laval marine industry’s first AIP for firing boilers with methanol

(Dec 14 2021)

Maritime classification society the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has granted Alfa Laval the first marine approval for operating boilers on methanol.



The Swedish Club announces General Increase

(Dec 14 2021)

The Swedish Club has announced a General Increase of 12.5% for 2022, a move which reflects the unique challenges currently faced by the P&I insurance market.



Stena Bulk and OCGI partner on carbon capture and storage feasibility study

(Dec 14 2021)

Leading tanker shipping company Stena Bulk has announced the results of a recent partnership with the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI) to study and explore the potential of capturing carbon at the point of exhaust from large commercial vessels.



Industry group reveals initial results from research into maritime deaths in enclosed spaces

(Dec 14 2021)

Enclosed space deaths continue to be one of the biggest occupational hazards aboard ship.



Saudi Arabia: The Kingdom Of Oil

(Dec 14 2021)

The influence of the OPEC oil powerhouse is significant.



Frontline gives employees and board members ‘synthetic options’

(Dec 10 2021)

Frontline Ltd. (“Frontline” or the “Company”) hereby announces that 1,280,000 synthetic options have been granted to employees and board members.



Belgium begins booster vaccine campaign for seafarers

(Dec 10 2021)

Following the inoculation of foreign and Belgian seafarers since June, Belgium is once again spearheading a booster vaccine campaign for these maritime workers starting 7 December.



Thome wins Secretary General award from The Mission to Seafarers

(Dec 10 2021)

Thome Group has been presented with the Secretary General award in a ceremony hosted by The Mission to Seafarers at the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Singapore.



Ship stranded off Bulgarian Coast near Park "Yailata"

(Sep 23 2021)

Underwater inspections of the ship Vera SU, which has been stranded near the protected area Yailata, north of Kaliakra, continue for the second day.




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