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GPS spoofing – and a proposal to fix it

(Jan 14 2021)

GPS spoofing is a growing concern for the maritime industry – but a UK company has a technical solution.



Review: LNG fuelled crude / chemical tankers

(Jan 14 2021)

There are developments with LNG fuelled chemical / crude tankers happening around a number of ‘focal points’ – Shell, Swedish owners, Sovcomflot and shuttle tankers.



Diamond S Shipping Inc. provides an update on an incident involving one of its vessels

(Jan 14 2021)

Diamond S Shipping Inc. (“Diamond S” or the “Company”) announced that the four crew members who had been kidnapped from one of its product tanker vessels, the Agisilaos, on November 29, 2020 were released on January 6, 2021.



Isle of Wight oil tanker 'hijacking' case dropped against seven men

(Jan 14 2021)

Seven men will face no action over a suspected hijacking of an oil tanker off the Isle of Wight.



$15.2m Investment in a Chemical Tanker

(Jan 14 2021)

The Board of Tufton Oceanic Assets Limited is pleased to announce that the Company has acquired a stainless steel Chemical Tanker for $15.2m.



Wärtsilä Fleet Operations Solution to optimise performance of UltraShip’s entire fleet

(Jan 14 2021)

Wärtsilä Fleet Operations Solution (FOS) by Wärtsilä Voyage is to be employed by Denmark-based UltraShip for its entire fleet of 18 LPG tanker vessels.



ITOPF’s annual statistics show a promising start to the new decade

(Jan 14 2021)

ITOPF’s annual statistics of oil spills from tankers show that there were only 3 incidents where more than 7 tonnes of oil were spilt in 2020.



Isle of Man Ship Registry seafarer welfare app ‘Crew Matters’ goes live to 10,000 crew

(Jan 14 2021)

The Isle of Man Ship Registry has formally launched the first ever seafarer welfare app designed by a flag state.



Iran commissions its massive oil tanker turned sea base into service

(Jan 14 2021)

Iran’s Navy has formally commissioned the Markran, a former oil tanker it says has been transformed into a “forward base ship.”



New Fortress Energy to acquire Golar LNG Partners LP

(Jan 14 2021)

Golar LNG Partners LP announced that it has entered into an agreement and plan of merger with New Fortress Energy Inc.



Iran spurns South Korea request for release of tanker after meetings

(Jan 14 2021)

Iran has rejected South Korea's request to release a Korea-flagged tanker Tehran's armed forces seized earlier this month after meetings between a senior South Korean diplomat and Iran's foreign ministry and central bank.



KVH partners with Kilo Marine for KVH Watch maritime IoT solution

(Jan 14 2021)

KVH Industries, Inc. announced today that marine technical services leader Kilo Marine has joined the KVH Watch Solution Partner program and will offer KVH Watch connectivity as part of a wide range of marine services.



Ocean Technologies Group introduces transformational new maritime learning platform

(Jan 14 2021)

Having brought together market leading maritime learning businesses Seagull and Videotel, Ocean Technologies Group (OTG) set its newly united team the challenge to work throughout 2020 on combining the strengths of these businesses into a new state-o...



Pacific Island nation tells Venezuela ‘That Oil Tanker Isn’t Ours’

(Jan 14 2021)

Island nation of Palau says a tanker that recently loaded Venezuelan crude was using a false signal to disguise its identity, potentially putting the Pacific country in the crosshairs of U.S. sanctions.



US imports no Saudi crude oil for first time in 35 years

(Jan 07 2021)

The U.S. didn’t import any Saudi crude the week of Dec. 28 for the first time in 35 years, a reversal from just months ago when the Kingdom threatened to upend the American energy industry by unleashing a tsunami of exports into a market decimated by...




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