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AP Moller-Maersk shuffles the pack

(Sep 23 2016)

Following an ongoing review undertaken by the senior management of the AP Moller-Maersk Group, the various businesses are to be reorganised into two independent divisions - Transport & Logistics and Energy.

Tankers collide off Belgium

(Sep 23 2016)

Two tankers collided on 21st September around 30 km off Ostend, according to Belgian Maritime Rescue and Coordination Centre (MRCC).

Ras Lanuf reopens for business

(Sep 23 2016)

Crude oil exports from the Libyan port of Ras Lanuf have resumed for the first time since 2014, according to newswire reports. The Maltese-flagged Thenamaris-managed Aframax ‘Seadelta’ left Ras Lanuf on Wednesday of this week carrying 781,000 barr...

Markets - VLCC rates not going anywhere soon

(Sep 23 2016)

The MEG VLCC market remained much the same with rates hovering around recent levels, while charterers continued to drip feed their requirement into the market, which remained oversupplied, Fearnleys reported.

Novy Port/Murmansk oil shuttle underway

(Sep 23 2016)

On 16th September, ‘Shturman Albanov’, Sovcomflot’s (SCF) Arctic shuttle tanker, delivered her first major crude oil cargo, produced at Gazprom Neft’s Novy Port field, to Murmansk.

Q88 adds voyage estimating tool

(Sep 23 2016)

Q88 has launched a new voyage estimator module on

GulfNav reduces debt

(Sep 23 2016)

Gulf Navigation Holding has reduced its debts to $21 mill from $36mill, the company claimed.

Aegean renews credit facilities

(Sep 23 2016)

Aegean Marine Petroleum Network has renewed its $1 bill secured global borrowing base multicurrency revolving credit facility. The vast majority of the existing participating lenders updated their commitments to Aegean at improved terms in-line wi...

Platts to launch Fujairah products price assessments

(Sep 23 2016)

Platts has announced that it will publish independent, outright price assessments for a range of oil products for the Middle East market on a free-on-board (FOB) Fujairah basis starting 3rd October, 2016.

Videotel produces MPA training programme

(Sep 23 2016)

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has released a training programme, produced by Videotel, a KVH company to encourage safe navigation in the Singapore Strait.

Marine underwriting premiums in sharp fall

(Sep 23 2016)

At its annual meeting, the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) announced global underwriting premiums for 2015 were $29.9 bill - a 10.5% reduction on the 2014 figure.

USCG BWTS type approvals- the rush begins

(Sep 23 2016)

The US Coast Guard (USCG) has confirmed that Norwegian ballast water treatment (BWT) manufacturer Optimarin has become the first supplier to submit an application for US type approval.

New regulations drive telemedicine on board

(Sep 23 2016)

Marlink has launched XChange Telemed, a new telemedicine service designed to improve the health and safety of crew at sea, while meeting new ILO/MLC and IMO/STCW labour regulations for health and medical treatment on board.

Email comms available from SpeedCast

(Sep 23 2016)

SpeedCast has launched a new maritime email communication solution called SpeedMail+, based on GTMaritime’s new maritime email platform.

Fendercare completes FPSO floating hose contract

(Sep 23 2016)

Fendercare Marine, part of James Fisher and Sons, has completed a major floating hose support contract for the Tweneboa, Enyenra, and Ntomme (TEN) development project in Ghana, West Africa.


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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