Libya's NOC says oil spill under control

(Oct 14 2021)

Libya’s National Oil Corporation, said on Sunday, it has brought under control an oil spill at an offshore storage facility.



Tropical storm disrupts US Gulf lightering operations

(Sep 16 2021)

Lightering operations on the US Gulf coast have been stopped and are expected to see up to three-day delays because of tropical storm Nicholas.



How Stena Bulk makes decarbonisation add up

(Sep 09 2021)

Stena Bulk is putting big money behind decarbonisation – with an agreement to build 3 methanol tankers, and a concept plan for a new type of vessel, the Infinity Max. We asked CEO Erik Hånell how decarbonisation can work financially.



Israel freezes UAE oil deal over environmental concerns

(Aug 12 2021)

Israel’s environmental protection ministry has announced its decision to delay the implementation of a proposed oil transport deal with the United Arab Emirates.



Oil spill cleaned up in Novorossiysk

(Aug 12 2021)

An oil spill occurred at the CPC oil terminal in Novorossiysk during loading operations at 16-49 Moscow time on August 7. The Greek flagged “Minerva Symphony” was bent loaded at Single Point Mooring No1 when the incident occurred.



Oil spill in Black Sea much bigger than reported

(Aug 12 2021)

An oil spill off Russia’s Black Sea coast over the weekend spread over an area of nearly 80 square kilometres and was much larger than initially thought, scientists at Russia’s Academy of Sciences (RAN) said.



Oil leaking from abandoned tanker damages nature reserve in Yemen

(Aug 02 2021)

An oil leakage from a long-abandoned oil tanker in Yemen started damaging the country's nature reserve in the southern port city of Aden, a government official told Xinhua on Wednesday.



Global fund agrees to compensate Israel for tar pollution by Syrian oil tanker

(Jul 23 2021)

London-based International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund will now discuss how much to award, to whom and according to what timetable.



Navigator Holdings Ltd. announces world’s first carbon neutral ethylene voyage

(Jul 16 2021)

Marubeni Corporation (“Marubeni”) and Navigator Holdings Ltd. (“Navigator Gas”), the owner and operator of the world’s largest fleet of handysize liquefied gas carriers, announced that they will achieve an environmental milestone with the world’s fir...



Penfield Marine and Macquarie Group execute carbon neutral voyage

(Jul 09 2021)

Penfield Marine, a leading commercial tanker operator, and Macquarie Group’s Commodities and Global Markets division (Macquarie), announce the execution of Penfield’s first carbon-neutral voyage in a collaboration that will enable Penfield Marine to ...



Furetank’s tanker “meets 2050 emission requirements”

(Jul 01 2021)

When Furetank’s new vessel Fure Viten leaves the shipyard, it is best in class globally when it comes to the UN climate goals for shipping.



Rivertrace publishes new guide to oil in water monitoring & discharge

(Jul 01 2021)

A new guide from water monitoring specialist Rivertrace examines the controversial subject of wastewater discharges and their potential environmental impact.



Minimizing underwater noise from merchant vessels

(Jun 18 2021)

Underwater noise is known to harm marine wildlife and is an increasing concern throughout the industry.



Clean Shipping Alliance: Wash water discharges are not 'sludge'

(May 06 2021)

Following the release of a report by environmental group ICCT, the Clean Shipping Alliance expresses its concern about the wrong perception of Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (“scrubbers”) and wash water discharges portrayed in the publication.



Work to remove oil from stricken tanker off China finished

(May 06 2021)

Efforts to remove the cargo of an oil tanker that leaked oil into the Yellow Sea near China’sQingdao after a collision last week should be completed.




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Aug-Sept 2021

Sea Cargo Charter - ship recycling - CO2 from tank cleaning - fixing damaged propeller blades