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ABS points towards the future

(Dec 08 2017)

ABS executive vice president for global marine, Dr Kirsi Tikka, has outlined the benefits that will come during interim phases of the marine industry’s voyage to autonomous shipping.



DNV GL discusses digitalisation

(Dec 08 2017)

The maritime world is in the middle of a period of rapid change, with increasing digitalisation, new regulations and shifting markets.



OCIMF releases NSR information paper

(Dec 08 2017)

OCIMF has published an information paper, ‘Northern Sea Route Navigation: Best Practices and Challenges’, which was released on 7th December.



Gothia Tanker Alliance vessels boost Swedish flag

(Dec 08 2017)

Swedish shipowners Furetank, Älvtank and Erik Thun have opted to fly the Swedish flag on eight Gothia Tanker Alliance managed ships.



INTERTANKO’s annual event heads for the ‘eternal city’

(Dec 08 2017)

INTERTANKO’s 2018 Annual Tanker Event will be held during the week commencing 18th June at the Hotel Parco dei Principi in Rome.



Andrade steps up at Teekay Tankers

(Dec 08 2017)

Teekay Tankers has appointed Stewart Andrade as CFO to succeed Vince Lok who will remain Teekay Corp’s executive vice president and CFO.



Wärtsilä expands tanker solutions

(Dec 08 2017)

Wärtsilä has unveiled several initiatives aimed at the tanker market.



MAN shows off new propulsion systems

(Dec 08 2017)

At Marintec, MAN Diesel & Turbo (MDT) showed its recently introduced successor to its 48/60CR engine in the company’s 4x line of high-performance diesel engines.



ABB’s Ability offering extended

(Dec 08 2017)

ABB launched digital turbocharging solutions at Marintec 2017.



Venezuela re-visited

(Dec 08 2017)

Leading shipbroker Gibson has once again highlighted the plight of Venezuela, by saying that the focus had now shifted to its huge $150 bill foreign debt.



Markets - No respite for beleaguered owners

(Dec 08 2017)

The VLCC segment remained slow during the week with charterers drip feeding their cargoes into the market.



Markets - Firm recycling levels continue

(Dec 08 2017)

In the recycling market, the recently witnessed hot streak from the Indian sub-continent markets continued last week.



First 'train the trainer' GMDSS African course delivered

(Dec 08 2017)

The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) and Inmarsat have delivered the first maritime search and rescue Global Maritime Distress Safety System (GMDSS) course in Morocco.



KR launches drone-based surveys

(Dec 08 2017)

IACS member Korean Register (KR) is now conducting inspection services using drones.



Marlink/Radio Holland strengthen partnership

(Dec 08 2017)

Marlink has acquired Radio Holland’s (RH) connectivity business.




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