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British forces storm oil tanker after suspected hijack attempt off Isle of Wight

(Oct 29 2020)

British armed forces forcibly boarded and regained control of an oil tanker in the English Channel on Sunday evening following a suspected hijacking.



Oil tanker storming

(Oct 29 2020)

Detectives have been given a further 24 hours to question seven people detained after military forces stormed an oil tanker off the Isle of Wight on Sunday



Russian Navy seen escorting Iranian tankers bound for Syria

(Oct 29 2020)

Last week, the Iranian-flagged oil tanker Samah entered the Mediterranean Sea via the Suez Canal.



Fuel for Thought

(Oct 29 2020)

The global tanker market is set for some critical capacity management in 2021-22.



Stena Bulk once again facilitates successful sea trial

(Oct 22 2020)

Stena Bulk has just completed a successful sea trial together with ExxonMobil, testing the company’s first marine bio fuel oil in commercial operation.



TECO 2030 receives order

(Oct 22 2020)

TECO 2030 (TECO-ME) has received an order for the TECO Ballast Water Treatment System powered by BIO-SEA worth NOK 1 million from Seabulk Tankers Inc, a subsidiary of SEACOR Holdings Inc (NYSE: CKH).



EPS collaborates with GoodFuels for marine biofuel bunker trial

(Oct 22 2020)

Singaporean-based tonnage provider Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS), has appointed GoodFuels to supply biofuel bunkers for its 2010-built 47,377 deadweight tonne MR tanker M/T Pacific Beryl.



Kidnapping - Punta Europa Anchorage (Equatorial Guinea)

(Oct 22 2020)

Reporting indicates that the LNG tanker METHANE PRINCESS has been boarded whilst at anchor off Malabo.



Seeing is believing

(Oct 22 2020)

Desperate MT Gulf Sky crew remain neglected without pay or access to CDCs



Tanker attacked, stopped, AIS off, Gulf of Guinea

(Oct 22 2020)

A merchant ship was attacked in Gulf of Guinea, it’s understood it’s a product tanker PTI NILE, and most probably, she was boarded.



Stricken Venezuelan oil tanker raises fears of Caribbean ecological disaster

(Oct 22 2020)

Concerns are growing that an oil tanker carrying millions of gallons of oil could spill its load into the sea between Venezuela and Trinidad and Tobago.



Desperate MT Gulf Sky crew remain neglected without pay or access to CDCs

(Oct 22 2020)

14 weeks after their repatriation from Tehran in mid-July following the 5th – 14thJuly hijack of their vessel while anchored off Port Khor Fakkan Anch, UAE, the 28 Indian seafarers of the MT Gulf Sky remain professionally and financially neglected, w...



Nippon Paint Marine adds XSHIP to its hull condition monitoring solution

(Oct 22 2020)

Nippon Paint Marine has enhanced its existing hull condition monitoring software by adding the XSHIP Performance tool to its established KP Analysis fuel saving system.



ABS and TCOMS join forces to research next generation Marine & Offshore and Maritime solutions

(Oct 22 2020)

ABS and the Technology Centre for Offshore and Marine, Singapore (TCOMS) have signed a Master Research Collaboration Agreement today at the Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI) Forum 2020.



Thinking strategically about tank cleaning

(Oct 22 2020)

Tanker Operators would benefit from thinking more strategically about tank cleaning, saving money over the longer term in water disposal costs from a slightly bigger upfront investment in cleaning equipment, says Dasic Marine.




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