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Year-to-date product tanker newbuild contracting hits 10-year high

(Sep 21 2023)

During the first eight months of 2023, contracting of product tanker newbuilds hit a 10-year high, reaching 140 ships and 10.72 million deadweight tonnes

Don’t get caught out by fraud and never let crime pay, says IUMI

(Sep 21 2023)

International Union of Marine Insurance- A recent, high-profile fraud case has highlighted a number of issues that marine insurers should recognise and learn from if they are to continue to provide a comprehensive service for their assureds and retai...

IUMI - " eight incidents involving sanctioned oil tankers reported in 2022"

(Sep 21 2023)

There were eight incidents involving sanctioned oil tankers reported in 2022, said the International Union of Marine Insurers

KPI OceanConnect and Uni-Tankers collaborate on successful biofuel trial

(Sep 19 2023)

KPI OceanConnect supplies bespoke B30 biofuel blend to Uni-Tankers M/T Alsia Swan for successful trials on board the 5,700 DWT chemical tanker

Høglund chosen by Wärtsilä as supplier for cargo control system for VLEC vessels, Jiangnan Shipyard

(Sep 19 2023)

Høglund announces partnership with Wärtsilä Gas Solutions Norway for the delivery of complete cargo and fuel gas control systems to four state-of-the-art 99.000 CBM Very Large Ethane Carriers.

WFW advises SEACOR on Jones Act joint venture with Crowley

(Sep 19 2023)

Watson Farley & Williams acted as special maritime counsel to SEACOR Holdings Inc., through its subsidiary Seabulk Tankers, on the formation of a joint venture with Crowley.

Antonis I. Angelicoussis - First dual fuel VLCC certified by Green Award

(Sep 18 2023)

Antonis I. Angelicoussis is the first LNG dual fuel VLCC to join the Green Award programme.

US government boosts oil tanker fleet in national shipping overhaul

(Sep 18 2023)

The United States is boosting access to commercial products tankers as part of a security drive to safeguard oil shipping for its armed forces

DNV awards AiP to HD KSOE’s hydrogen system for liquefied hydrogen carrier

(Sep 15 2023)

DNV has awarded an Approval in Principleto HD Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering and its subsidiaries HD Hyundai Heavy Industry and Hyundai Mipo Dockyard for their new hydrogen system.

Iran seizes 2 tankers with over 1,500 million liters of smuggled fuel

(Sep 15 2023)

IRGC Navy forces have seized two oil tankers holding over 1,500 million metric tons of "smuggled fuel" and 37 crew members based on a court order.

Furetank and Algoma Central Corporation co-order two additional newbuilds

(Sep 14 2023)

Furetank and Algoma Central Corporation expand the FureBear joint venture with two additional vessel orders, bringing the total newbuild order to ten intermediate product tankers to trade in Northern Europe. The two companies continue to position Fur...

InterManager launches new ship management General Principles of Conduct and Action

(Sep 14 2023)

InterManager launched a set of General Principles of Conduct and Action for the international ship management sector which it says will drive up quality across the industry.

Crew training is a crucial factor for efficient BWTS operations, says Optimarin

(Sep 13 2023)

Crew training is an essential element in a BWTS installation to provide technical insight, operational expertise and regulatory knowledge to avoid trouble and ensure smooth-running ballasting operations, according to Optimarin.

Crowley, SEACOR to create standalone company through integration of U.S.Jones act tank vessel fleets

(Sep 13 2023)

Global maritime and logistics leaders Crowley and SEACOR Holdings (“SEACOR”), through its subsidiary Seabulk Tankers, Inc.(“Seabulk”), today announced an agreement to form a joint venture that will integrate their liquid energy and chemical transport...

ABS, ECOLOG, Hanwha Ocean and Babcock sign pioneering LCO2 carrier study

(Sep 12 2023)

ABS collaborates with Ecolog Services Ltd., Hanwha Ocean Co., Ltd. and Babcock International Liquid Gas Equipment on the development of a detailed design of a 40K cbm liquified carbon dioxide carrier.


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