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Decarbonisation and charterer contracts

(Nov 25 2021)

Denis Petropoulos, Chairman of the Baltic Exchange, and a non-executive director of Tsakos Energy Navigation, shared some interesting views about how decarbonisation could be considered in contracts with charterers, in a podcast by Ship.Energy.



Shell’s approach to shipping decarbonisation

(Nov 25 2021)

Carl Henrickson, Head, Shipping & Maritime Technology, Innovation & Digitalisation, Shell, shared Shell’s perspective about shipping decarbonisation at an ICS webinar.



Nordic American Tankers Ltd – Third quarter 2021

(Nov 25 2021)

Third quarter touched the bottom. The tide has now turned.



Stolt Tankers reduces annual CO2 emissions by 6%

(Nov 25 2021)

Latest figures show that Stolt Tankers has reduced its fuel consumption by 6% compared to 2020. [Average annual consumption calculated at October 30, 2020 and October 30, 2021, with adjustments made to include fleet and operational changes.]



FRO – Sale of four LR2 tankers

(Nov 25 2021)

Frontline Ltd. (the “Company” or “Frontline”) announced that it has entered into an agreement whereby the Company will sell four of its scrubber fitted LR2 tankers built in 2014 and 2015 for an aggregate sale price of $160.0 million to SFL Tanker Hol...



Synergy Group expands European footprint with opening of new office in Germany

(Nov 25 2021)

Leading ship manager opens office in Hamburg in response to growing demand from German ship owners; Synergy Group now has a global network of 25 offices and operates a fleet of more than 500 vessels.



Delivery of Thun Empower

(Nov 25 2021)

Thun Tankers are proud to inform that we have taken delivery of Thun Empower.



Independent Tanker Owners support net zero emissions by 2050 for international shipping

(Nov 25 2021)

The Council of Members of the International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (INTERTANKO) has agreed that international shipping should strive to achieve net zero CO2 emissions by 2050.



UK P&I Club launches Lessons Learnt video on enclosed space refrigeration maintenance incident

(Nov 25 2021)

UK P&I Club has released its latest video in a series of award-winning reflective training videos, based on a real-life incident where two men narrowly escaped serious injury while testing an emergency fire pump.



ABS approves 3D-printed spare parts after successful testing on oil tanker

(Nov 25 2021)

ABS, ConocoPhillips Polar Tankers, Sembcorp Marine Ltd and 3D Metalforge have taken a significant and tangible step to make additive manufacturing (AM) - also known as 3D printing - a reality in the marine industry through a joint development project...



Poten's Weekly Opinion: Transatlantic Turbulence

(Nov 25 2021)

What is going on in the Transatlantic product tanker trades?



Tanker Master’s fatigue led to $72.9m marine accident

(Nov 25 2021)

A tanker operating company’s decision to change masters without a handover period led to a $72.9 million marine accident, according to a National Transportation Safety Board Marine Accident Brief issued Tuesday.



Gantz exposes Iran drone bases

(Nov 25 2021)

Defense Minister Benny Gantz revealed the locations of two Iranian drone bases that he said were used to conduct attacks against targets at sea in recent months.



ISWAN looks back on an extraordinary year for seafarers

(Nov 25 2021)

With calls and messages to its 24-hour helplines more than tripling last year as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) has had a unique insight into the challenges faced by seafa...



WinGD sets development timeframe for methanol and ammonia engines

(Nov 23 2021)

Swiss engine designer WinGD has announced that its engines will be able to run on methanol and ammonia from 2024 and 2025 respectively.




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