Shipping Magnate John Fredriksen fights to create world’s largest oil tanker company

(May 05 2022)

Two shipping magnates are battling over creating the world’s largest publicly listed oil tanker company.



Indonesia navy seizes two tankers carrying palm oil

(May 05 2022)

Indonesia’s navy seized two tankers carrying crude palm oil, palm olein and methanol for what it said were permit and paperwork violations.



Posts do not show 'Putin condemning Denmark for plundering Indonesian oil tanker'

(May 05 2022)

A video has been viewed millions of times in social media posts that claim it shows Russian President Vladimir Putin angrily condemning Danish authorities for "plundering" an Indonesian tanker after it collected oil from Russia. This is false.



Poten's Weekly Opinion: The Great Reshuffle

(Apr 29 2022)

Trade flows around Russian crude oil exports are changing.



Optimarin delivers on price and quality in competitive BWTS market

(Apr 29 2022)

Structured and proactive product development has enabled Optimarin to offer more competitive pricing for its market-leading ballast water treatment system - without compromising on quality.



Norway arrests activists blocking tanker unloading Russian oil

(Apr 29 2022)

Norwegian police said they had arrested 20 Greenpeace and Extinction Rebellion campaigners.



Greece to release Russian tanker amid confusion over sanctions

(Apr 29 2022)

A Russian tanker impounded by Greece this week and reportedly carrying Iranian oil will be released amid confusion about sanctions on its owners.



TEN Ltd. sale of a 2006-built LR2 product tanker

(Apr 29 2022)

TEN, Ltd. (the “Company”) announced the sale of a 2006-built LR2 aframax tanker, one of the largest product tankers in the world at the time of its construction, to unrelated entities.



TORM plc Fourth Quarter 2021

(Apr 21 2022)

“After a challenging year in the product tanker market, we saw a recovery towards the end of 2021.



Advanced Polymer Coatings wins new multi-ship deal with Shell Project Solar

(Apr 21 2022)

USA-based ship tank coating manufacturer Advanced Polymer Coatings (APC) is gearing up production after signing a new deal with Chinese shipowner Shandong Shipping, to supply a fleet of 50,000 DWT medium range tankers.



Russian tanker firm Sovcomflot set to close its Cyprus business

(Apr 21 2022)

Russian tanker operator Sovcomflot PJSC is set to close its Cyprus-based payment center as a result of sanctions imposed on Russia for its invasion of Ukraine.



Marshall Islands Registry promotes Management Team

(Apr 14 2022)

International Registries, Inc. and its affiliates (IRI), which provide administrative and technical support to the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Maritime and Corporate Registries, announced the promotion of Simon Bonnett and Theo Xenakoudis....



Monjasa continues positive developments and delivers 16% volume increase in 2021

(Apr 14 2022)

For the 5th consecutive year, oil and shipping group, Monjasa, recorded an increasing demand for its global marine fuels services.



Living in "Interesting Times"

(Apr 14 2022)

Poten's Weekly Opinion.



Shipping Russian oil gets costlier as rates near $350,000

(Apr 14 2022)

Daily earnings for tankers shipping oil from Russia’s Baltic ports are soaring as shipowners continue to exercise caution.




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