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Frontline claims competitive breakeven costs

(Dec 02 2016)

Frontline Ltd generated net income of $5.5 mill in the third quarter of 2016, compared with $14.3 mill in the previous quarter.

IMO MSC 97 - highlights

(Dec 02 2016)

This brief provides some of the highlights of IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee’s (MSC) 97th session, which met between 21-25 November, 2016 where it might affect the tanker sector, courtesy of ABS.

Indonesia to ramp up refining capacity

(Dec 02 2016)

Without sufficient advances in domestic refineries, Indonesia could be on track to become one of the world’s largest product importers.

Nagoya signs up to Green Award

(Dec 02 2016)

The Japanese Port of Nagoya is to become a Green Award incentive provider from 1st February, 2017.

ISO 19030 hits the streets

(Dec 02 2016)

The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has published the long-awaited ISO 19030, a new standard conceived to measure changes in ship-specific hull and propeller performance.

DNV GL addresses the tanker sector

(Dec 02 2016)

DNV GL’s Tanker Working Group recently discussed the latest trends in the tanker segment with a special focus on the impact of upcoming emissions regulations at its 31st meeting in Hamburg.

Apax Partners Maritime Group formed

(Dec 02 2016)

Apax Partners has completed the acquisition of Telemar Group.

Fujairah bunker barges fitted with mass flow meters

(Dec 02 2016)

Chemoil Middle East’s time-chartered and owned barges in Fujairah have been fitted with E&H mass flow meter (MFM) systems.

SpeedCast introduces SIGMA Net

(Dec 02 2016)

SpeedCast has released SIGMA Net specifically for VSAT and MSS remote management.

Navigation Assessments – a guide to best practice

(Dec 02 2016)

Many maritime incidents could have been prevented by the use of a navigation assessment.

MTM Ship Management extends NSSLGlobal contract

(Dec 02 2016)

Singapore-based MTM Ship Management (MTMSM), a shipmanagement company specialising in product and chemical tankers, plus other types, has expanded its relationship with satellite communications provider NSSLGlobal.

BraemarSA champions traditional training

(Dec 02 2016)

Addressing delegates at the 4th Asian Marine Insurance Conference, BraemarSA’s Far-East Regional Director, Graeme Temple spoke of cited a lack of focus on traditional training as the root causes of machinery damage.

World Fuel Services prepares for global sulphur cap

(Dec 02 2016)

World Fuel Services (WFS) has urged the shipping, bunkering and energy sectors to work together to meet the challenge from the 1st January, 2020 global sulphur cap.

OPEC cuts - fewer cargoes around?

(Dec 02 2016)

Initial reactions on the Wednesday’s historic OPEC production cuts were that the crude oil tanker market would likely suffer next year with fewer cargoes available, severely reducing the need for floating storage.

OSG completes spin-off

(Dec 02 2016)

Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG) has completed the separation of its fleet into two independent publicly traded companies - Overseas Shipholding Group and International Seaways (INSW).


August--September 2016

-Ballast water treatment system on 10 Turkish chemical tankers -Special feature on third party shipmanagement -ABS' new vice president of tankers Tom Blenk -EU’s forthcoming ship-specific monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) plans

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