Tanker “Khoshbakht Yusifzade” launched on the Day of Oil Workers

(Sep 23 2021)

A new stage has begun in the construction of the “Academician Khoshbakht Yusifzade” oil tanker, which is being built at the Baku Shipyard LLC by order of the Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping CJSC (ASCO).



Lebanon takes first gasoil cargo under Iraq supply deal

(Sep 23 2021)

Lebanon has received a first cargo of gasoil under a fuel supply deal struck with Iraq in late-July to help alleviate a growing fuel-supply crisis.



Q&A: Shipowner International Seaways eyes oil drawdown

(Sep 23 2021)

Derek Solon, chief operating officer at International Seaways, spoke with Argus about the current state of the crude tanker market and how his company is navigating the downturn and preparing for a recovery.



Bureau Veritas issues novel design approval for what will be the world’s largest VLGCS

(Sep 23 2021)

A new ‘Panda’ design is conceived at Jiangnan as the shipyard and BV cooperate on an enhanced and revolutionary design for 93,000 CBM Very Large Gas Carriers (VLGCS).



Svanehøj acquires Wärtsilä Tank Control Systems

(Sep 21 2021)

With its second acquisition in less than a year, Svanehøj expands its OEM activities and adds new skills to its rapidly growing service department for gas tankers.



ABS and DSME to develop very large liquefied CO2 carrier

(Sep 21 2021)

ABS and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd. (DSME) are to jointly develop designs for a 70,000 CBM very large, liquefied CO2 (LCO2) carrier.



Poten's Weekly Opinion: All Roads Lead To China

(Sep 21 2021)

Tanker owners can no longer take Chinese growth for granted.



How maritime risk is changing – ICS webinar

(Sep 16 2021)

The maritime risk landscape is changing in multiple ways – much of it driven by Covid and environmental issues, and also cybersecurity. ICS held a webinar to discuss, with speakers from IGP&I, Marsh and Suardiaz Group.



Poten's Weekly Opinion: Running Out Of Gas

(Sep 16 2021)

South Africa at risk of losing its refining industry.



SSY Market Review - Shipping, Commodities and Energy

(Sep 16 2021)

The latest SSY market report - which includes comprehensive insight and analysis on shipping, commodities and energy markets.



Buyers are so hungry for LNG that tankers are lining up off Qatar

(Sep 16 2021)

More than a dozen liquefied natural gas tankers await their turn to fill up at Qatar’s port of Ras Laffan.



BHP – making LNG fuelled ships competitive

(Sep 09 2021)

BHP signed a 5 year contract for 5 LNG fuelled ore carriers – at a cost lower than using new vessels fuelled with VLSFO. Head of maritime Rashpal Singh Bhatti explained how it was done.



China notifies new rules to regulate foreign ships in its waters

(Sep 09 2021)

In a bid to regulate foreign ships, China notified new maritime rules warranting vessels carrying radioactive materials, bulk oil, chemicals and a host of other supplies to report the details of the cargos upon their entry into Chinese waters.



Poten's Weekly Opinion: Weathering The Storm

(Sep 09 2021)

Hurricane Ida wreaks havoc on the U.S. Gulf Coast.



Foreign Minister says Iran willing to 'sell' more fuel to Lebanon

(Sep 09 2021)

The Islamic Republic of Iran Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian tells a Lebanese politician that Tehran is ready to sell more fuel to new customers, after reports said an Iranian tanker reached Syria with fuel for Lebanon.




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