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DNV – beware new safety risks from new systems

(Jun 15 2021)

New digital and environmental technologies can mean that ships are exposed to new risks – such as cyber incidents, alarm ‘floods’, and problems due to lack of crew familiarity with new fuel systems, says DNV in a white paper. But the solution is with...



Cyprus – seafarer vaccinations, green incentives and ETS

(Jun 15 2021)

We spoke to Vassilios Demetriades, Shipping Deputy Minister of Cyprus, about Cyprus’ proposal for seafarer vaccinations, a green incentives scheme for ships under its flag, and the EU Emissions Trading Scheme for shipping.



Utklien confirms Covid death of Indian seafarer on chemical tanker M/T Straum

(Jun 15 2021)

We deeply regret the loss of one of the Indian crew members onboard M/T Straum.



LNG fuel tank system for tankers and bulkers gains DNV preliminary approval

(Jun 15 2021)

An innovative liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel tank system developed by Newport Shipping for crude tankers and bulkers has gained a key preliminary class approval to facilitate retrofits of such vessels in line with new environmental requirements to ...



Poten: Changes afoot for Sub-Saharan crude and product trades

(Jun 15 2021)

For many years, West Africa represented a growth area for both crude oil and product tankers.



ERMA FIRST acquires German marine water treatment specialists RWO

(Jun 15 2021)

Fast growing ballast water equipment manufacturer ERMA FIRST has acquired German marine water specialist RWO GmbH.



Poten's Weekly Opinion: Back to the Future

(Jun 15 2021)

By the end of 2022, oil demand should exceed 2019 levels.



Tanker operators file against Winson Oil in latest Hin Leong fallout

(Jun 15 2021)

Maersk Tankers Singapore Pte Ltd and Scorpio LR2 Pool Ltd file separate claims against Winson Oil Trading Pte Ltd for failing to fulfil its contractual obligations.



Oil traders keep North Sea crude on tankers despite rally to $72

(Jun 15 2021)

Tankers are holding several million barrels of oil in the North Sea in what is normally a strongly bearish indicator.



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.



Shipping industry welcomes Nigeria’s “Deep Blue” to stamp out piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

(Jun 15 2021)

The Round Table of Shipowner Associations and OCIMF have expressed their full support for the launch of Nigeria’s Deep Blue Project.



Initial results of BMA survey show 87% of seafarers still to receive a first vaccine

(Jun 10 2021)

The Seafarer COVID-19 Welfare Survey announced recently by The Bahamas Maritime Authority has already garnered very high levels of support from maritime organisations and seafarers themselves.



De Nora acquires UV Technologies Division

(Jun 10 2021)

The deal combines the capabilities of both organizations to meet the exponential demand for advanced water treatment technologies.



Views from Concordia Maritime on the tanker market

(Jun 03 2021)

Kim Ullman, CEO, Concordia Maritime, issued the following message on May 27.



Poten's Weekly Opinion: Are We There Yet?

(Jun 03 2021)

The summer driving season in the U.S. is about to start.




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June-July 2021

Stena Bulk and decarbonisation - how BHP makes decarbonisation work financially - update on worldwide piracy - managing security risks of ECDIS - tanker inert gas systems