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Update: Tanker Loaded with HSD Catches Fire in Kandla, India

The vessel Genessa carrying 30,092 metric tonnes of high speed diesel caught fire near Kandla Port. The exact spot of the incident has been...

Four Oil Slicks Spotted Around Sanchi’s Sinking Site

Oil spill from Iranian tanker Sanchi that sank off China has spread into four separate slicks covering an area of 100 sq km (39...

SEACOR Marine Announces JV with Affiliates of COSCO SHIPPING GROUP

SEACOR Marine Holdings Inc., a leading provider of global marine and support transportation services to offshore oil and gas exploration, development and production facilities...

UK Announces Minimum Wage Rights for Seafarers

All seafarers working in UK waters must be paid at least minimum wage rates, the UK government warns in new guidance. According to the report, Seafarers...

MAN Diesel & Turbo Announces Success of Part-Load Optimisation Initiative

MAN Diesel & Turbo has announced that its Part-Load Optimisation initiative has rounded 180 orders since its introduction. Part-Load Optimisation is a tuning method...

Gasunie LNG Holding B.V., Oiltanking GmbH and Vopak LNG to Create JV

Gasunie LNG Holding B.V., Oiltanking GmbH and Vopak LNG Holding B.V. are in the process of establishing the joint venture “German LNG Terminal GmbH”....

Fifth Record Year in a Row for Port of Antwerp

The port of Antwerp has achieved a record freight volume for the fifth straight year in a row. In 2017, the port handled 223,606,610...

GAC Receives Global Oil and LNG Contract from Chevron Shipping

Chevron Shipping Company (CSC) has further cemented its long-standing relationship with the GAC Group by awarding it a global three-year ship agency contract for...

Update: MT Barrett Vessel and Crew Safe, Free from Pirates

In a statement released today, Union Maritime confirmed that the MT Barrett has been released after a Gulf of Guinea piracy incident lasting six...

Oriental Petroleum Places Order for VLGC Pair at Jiangnan Shipyard

According to industry sources, a contract between Oriental Petroleum and CSSC Jiangnan Shipyard was signed on January 16 for two very large gas carriers (VLGC)...