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DNV GL webinar on EU Ship Recycling Regulation and IHM

(Jan 16 2020)

DNV GL is running a free webinar on Jan 23rd about EU Ship Recycling Regulation and IHM (Inventory Hazardous Materials) – how to prepare for compliance



North P&I Club launches new initiative to help members prepare for the IMO’s cyber security deadline

(Jan 16 2020)

North P&I Club has announced details of a new benefit for its Members to encourage them to better understand their vulnerabilities to cyber risk and to improve their cyber security processes and systems ahead of the International Maritime Organizatio...



Ms. Lois Zabrocky named Connecticut Maritime Association 2020 Commodore

(Jan 16 2020)

Ms. Lois Zabrocky, Chief Executive Officer at International Seaways, Inc., has been named as the Connecticut Maritime Association (CMA) Commodore for the year 2020.



Industry leaders join forces on ammonia-fuelled tanker project

(Jan 16 2020)

MISC, Samsung Heavy Industries, Lloyd’s Register and MAN Energy Solutions to work collaboratively on addressing shipping’s decarbonisation challenge.



Odfjell reports that it has installed UV ballast water systems on all owned vessels.

(Jan 16 2020)

Explaining the reasons for choosing ultra violet systems (UV), Veine Huth, Project Manager at Odfjell Ship Management said that it was the simplicity and lack of needing special chemicals which most appealed.



Standard Club - two ships in China using 'non compliant fuel'

(Jan 15 2020)

The Standard Club notes that it has received reports that since 1 January 2020 there have been two separate ships in Chinese waters that have been found to be using non-compliant fuel.



Coast Guard searching for 2 fishermen after vessel collision in Galveston, Texas

(Jan 15 2020)

The US Coast Guard is searching for two fishermen from the 81-foot fishing vessel Pappy's Pride that capsized after a collision near the Galveston jetties in Galveston, Texas, Tuesday.



Bosphorous collision tanker + fishing boat - 3 missing

(Jan 13 2020)

A Turkish flagged fishing boat collided with a Russian flagged tanker on Friday Jan 10, according to Turkish news reports quoting Istanbul Governor's office.



Gibson tanker report "talk about closing Strait of Hormuz"

(Jan 13 2020)

One of the most talked about scenarios remains the possibility that the Strait of Hormuz could be closed, says broker Gibsons in its weekly tanker market report



"Flotilla of oil tankers sailing empty from Europe and the Mediterranean toward the U.S. Gulf Coast"

(Jan 09 2020)

A "Flotilla of oil tankers sailing empty from Europe and the Mediterranean toward the U.S. Gulf Coast", Reuters reports.



War risk premiums may rise - Reuters

(Jan 09 2020)

payments known as war risk premiums for tankers shuttling through the Strait of Hormuz could rise significantly, Reuters reports.



Tanker freight rates have hit three-month highs for vessels using the 21-mile-wide Strait of Hormuz

(Jan 09 2020)

Tanker freight rates have hit three-month highs for vessels using the 21-mile-wide Strait of Hormuz, according to Platts.



Saudi state oil tanker company suspending shipments through Hormuz - FT

(Jan 09 2020)

The Financial Times reports that Saudi state oil tanker company is suspending shipments through Hormuz following Iranian missile strikes on US military bases in Iraq.



Shipping provides reasons to be cheerful

(Jan 09 2020)

The shipping industry faces some very significant challenges over the coming years but has a number of reasons to be cheerful as it enters a new decade, according to accountancy and business advisory firm BDO.



INTERTANKO releases standardised Gas Form C for LPG and LNG

(Jan 09 2020)

INTERTANKO has released updated Gas Form C forms for LPG and LNG with the intent on standardising both the forms themselves and the information provided on them.




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