LALIZAS Service Station in Middle East: One year of successful operation!

(Sep 16 2021)

LALIZAS is pleased to announce that its Service Station in Middle East, based in the United Arab Emirates, has completed one year of successful operation.



SafeSTS & Gall Thomson launch active emergency release system for ‘Vision Zero’

(Sep 16 2021)

Unexpected mooring breakouts have always been recognized as the biggest risk during offshore STS operations. From developing new ways to mitigate the risks to crew at the mooring stations and the hose manifolds, as well as to the environment, from un...



IFAN invests $1.2m in future-proofing safe navigation in the Middle East Gulf

(Sep 16 2021)

The International Foundation for Aids to Navigation (IFAN) has announced a near $1.2m investment in safe navigation in the Middle East Gulf, that will see significant recapitalisation of the Differential Global Positioning System (DGPS) sites it oper...



DNV awards AiP to SHI for VLCC Fuel Ready design

(Sep 02 2021)

DNV, the world's leading classification society, has awarded an Approval in Principle (AiP) to Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) for a "Fuel Ready" (ammonia, D, S, Ti) class notation for their 300,000 dwt LNG fueled very large crude carrier (VLCC) desig...



SafeSTS pioneers step-change in ‘green’ technology for ship-to-ship transfers

(Aug 12 2021)

A revolutionary new ship-to-ship cargo transfer system has been developed and patented by SafeSTS for the Dynamic Positioning (DP) shuttle tankers sector.



Tanker stopped for attempting illegal ship-to-ship fuel transfer in Eastern Johor

(Aug 02 2021)

The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) stopped a tanker for attempting an illegal ship-to-ship fuel transfer in the eastern Johor waters.



OCIMF replacing SIRE tanker inspection programme with new regime from 2022

(Jul 16 2021)

The Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) is currently developing an updated and enhanced version of its Ship Inspection Report Programme (SIRE) tanker risk assessment tool, the ship inspection regime that has become central to supporting ...



SafeSTS establishes new bases to meet growing international demand

(Jul 09 2021)

In the last two months, international ship-to-ship transfer company SafeSTS has established new operational bases in Scapa Flow and in Panama to meet the growing international demand for its services.



SafeSTS and Trelleborg pool expertise

(Jun 25 2021)

SafeSTS Transfer Technology Limited (SafeTTL), a specialist provider of market-leading hardware and software solutions, which facilitate the secure transfer of oil and derivatives between vessels, has been appointed as a UK distributor of Trelleborg’...



Ships set out on trans-Arctic voyage as spring comes to Northern Sea Route

(Jun 18 2021)

LNG carrier Nikolay Urvantsev moves eastwards in this year's first transit shipment on the Russian Arctic sea route.



Singapore: Consort Bunkers confirms ‘Pearl Melody’ in alleged unauthorised STS incident

(Jun 15 2021)

Singapore-based bunker supplier and logistics services provider Consort Bunkers Pte Ltd has confirmed its owned and operated bunker tanker to be involved in an alleged unauthorised ship-to-ship (STS) incident.



FueLNG completes Singapore’s first ship-to-ship bunkering of an LNG-fuelled oil tanker

(May 12 2021)

• The bunkering operation was carried out by FueLNG Bellina, Singapore’s first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) bunkering vessel • Shell’s Aframax tanker ‘Pacific Emerald’ is the first oil tanker to be LNG-bunkered in Singapore



Tanker broke loose from towline in English Channel

(May 06 2021)

Tanker VARZUGA, understood to be unmanned and on tow to the Aliaga scrap yard in Turkey, broke loose on the afternoon of May 4th in the English Channel north of Cherbourg France.



First new LPG FFA trades completed

(May 05 2021)

The first freight derivatives contract using the Baltic Exchange’s recently launched liquified petroleum gas (LPG) assessment (BLPG3) was traded by Gunvor and Vilma and cleared by CME Group last week (28 April).



DNV awards first merchant vessel SILENT-E notation

(Apr 27 2021)

ONEX Peace, an Aframax tanker built by Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries and delivered to its owner ONEX, has become the world’s first merchant ship to receive DNV’s SILENT-E notation.




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Aug-Sept 2021

Sea Cargo Charter - ship recycling - CO2 from tank cleaning - fixing damaged propeller blades