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Proman Stena Bulk officially names new methanol-fuelled tanker Stena Pro Patria

(Dec 01 2022)

First in-person Naming Ceremony for Proman Stena Bulk’s fleet of low-emission methanol-fuelled tankers held in Trinidad and Tobago, one of Proman’s global production hubs

ECSA calls for earmarking of shipping ETS revenues in final negotiating round

(Dec 01 2022)

As negotiations on the inclusion of shipping in the EU ETS enter the final stretch, European shipowners, ports and port operators, the cruise and ferry sector, shipyards and equipment manufacturers, fuel suppliers, shippers and forwarders, ship manag...

InterManager welcomes IMO commitment to address enclosed space risks

(Dec 01 2022)

InterManager has welcomed a commitment by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to review guidance governing safe working in enclosed spaces onboard ships.

Frontline Ltd. reports results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2022

(Dec 01 2022)

Frontline Ltd. (the “Company” or “Frontline”), today reported unaudited results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2022:

Nigeria’s shady seizure of oil vessel casts doubts over country’s anti-piracy laws

(Dec 01 2022)

An international oil tanker and its crew remain in the custody of the Nigerian authorities, after they were arrested more than three months ago in unclear circumstances. Nigeria is reportedly about to prosecute everyone on board with piracy charges, ...

ECSA: Provisional ETS agreement: Earmarking of revenues can mark turning point for European shipping

(Dec 01 2022)

European shipowners welcome the outcome of yesterday’s trilogue negotiation and the provisional agreement on the EU ETS maritime. The Parliament and the Council have embraced the calls of the industry stakeholders to earmark EU ETS revenues back to ...

ClassNK approval for hydrogen engine for hydrogen carrier

(Nov 30 2022)

ClassNK issues Approval in Principle (AiP) for dual fuel generator engine using hydrogen gas as fuel and related machinery systems & arrangements for 160,000m3 Liquefied Hydrogen Carrier developed by KHI

Stowaways on tanker from Nigeria set for deportation from Spain

(Nov 29 2022)

LAS PALMAS, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Two of three stowaways who were rescued in Spain's Canary Islands after enduring 11 days on the rudder of a fuel tanker from Nigeria have been returned to the ship with the aim of deporting them.

Russia oil turmoil seen driving tanker market higher (Reuters)

(Nov 28 2022)

Tough new sanctions on Russian oil shipments taking effect from December are likely to boost already high tanker rates as buyers race to replace cargoes and are forced to use longer routes, a leading ship manager said.

Iranian foreign ministry says U.S. accusations that Iran was behind Oman tanker attack are baseless

(Nov 28 2022)

DUBAI, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Accusations by the United States that Iran was behind an attack on a tanker in the Gulf of Oman are baseless, Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani said on Monday.

Intervention of Captain Borsini in rescue of a merchant ship

(Nov 26 2022)

Commander Borsini, currently engaged in the Gulf of Guinea for the Gabinia operation, intervened today to rescue the oil tanker B. OCEAN (with Marshall Islands flag and South Korean owner)

Two S. Korean sailors kidnapped by pirates in West Africa released unharmed: ministry

(Nov 25 2022)

An oil tanker, with two South Koreans and 17 Indonesian sailors aboard, was hijacked by pirates in international waters off of West Africa earlier this week then released a day later, according to South Korean foreign ministry officials Friday.

Climate funding granted for shore power connection

(Nov 24 2022)

Furetank has been granted state and EU climate investment support for installing shore power connection on a tanker.

StormGeo makes its Carbon Footprint Dashboard free for performance management customers

(Nov 24 2022)

StormGeo celebrates its 25th anniversary by giving away its new Carbon Footprint Dashboard as a ‘green gift’ to customers

Explainer: Russia's tanker fleet too small to bypass oil price cap

(Nov 23 2022)

Russia's oil tanker fleet is too small to fully circumvent a plan by the European Union


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