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Frontline law suit dismissed

(Jun 23 2017)

Earlier this week, the High Court of the Republic of the Marshall Islands dismissed with prejudice, the legal action filed by Frontline to challenge DHT's deal with BW Group and DHT's Rights Plan.

ETC and Thome plead guilty to pollution

(Jun 23 2017)

On 20th June, Egyptian Tanker Company (ETC) and Singapore-based Thome Ship Management both pleaded guilty to violating the US Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships (APPS) in a US court.

Shipping heavyweights propose ambitious CO2 reduction objectives

(Jun 23 2017)

Four major international trade associations – BIMCO, INTERCARGO, International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and INTERTANKO – have made a joint proposal to the IMO concerning ambitious CO2 reductions by the international shipping sector.

MSC98 results highlighted

(Jun 23 2017)

This brief, circulated by ABS, highlights IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee’s 98th session decisions taken at the meeting held from 7th - 16th June, 2017.

A pipe dream or reality for tankers?

(Jun 23 2017)

Earlier this month, the long-awaited and at times controversial, Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) entered commercial service.

Markets - Nothing to get excited about

(Jun 23 2017)

Steady activity for VLCCs was noted this week and despite fierce attempts to shave rates, owners have managed to add a couple of points to the major routes ex MEG.

Adhere to BMP4 warns risk management concern

(Jun 23 2017)

London-based Control Risks recorded 17 incidents of piracy and armed robbery attempts off the Horn of Africa by Somali pirate groups thus far this year.

ClassNK unveils longitudinal strength assessments software

(Jun 23 2017)

Class society ClassNK has released new longitudinal strength assessments software - PrimeShip-HULL(Rules)/PartC15 - as part of its prescriptive calculation suite - PrimeShip-HULL(Rules).

EU MRV discussed in Dubai

(Jun 23 2017)

Under the auspices of the IMarEST UAE branch, Verifavia Shipping sponsored a technical meeting on the EU MRV regulation at an event attended by 80 delegates from the Middle East & Indian subcontinent maritime fraternity.

Chart production initiative announced

(Jun 23 2017)

IntellinQ and SevenCs recently signed a co-operation agreement to develop, promote and support an integrated solution for nautical chart production.

e-Commerce travel solution for the marine industry

(Jun 23 2017)

Global marine travel provider, Fly Hi, an Elektrans Group Company, has gone digital by introducing a new disruptive e-commerce travel solution for the global maritime industry.

Condition of class lifted after rudder cover crack repair

(Jun 23 2017)

An underwater inspection revealed cracks in the welding seams of both rudder cover plates of a 144 m long tanker.

Market demands need to be listened by software providers

(Jun 23 2017)

Software providers need to be more aware of the precise demands being voiced by today’s shipowners and charterers, warned Q88.

AkzoNobel releases Intertrac Vision Lite

(Jun 23 2017)

A wider set of customers can embark on a ‘Digital Voyage’ – through AkzoNobel’s new tool - Intertrac Vision Lite- the coatings manufacturer claimed.

Selektope-powered antifouling range expands

(Jun 23 2017)

A new antifouling product containing the patented bio-repellent ingredient Selektope was recently launched.


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