Thursday, January 18, 2018

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...

UAE Introduces Safety Net for Seafarers

All ships flying the flag of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) trading internationally, and all ships operating in UAE waters above 200 gross tons...

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)...

KR to Provide Statutory Services to Portugal

Korean Register, an IACS member classification society,  has been granted authorisation by the Portugal Maritime Authority (DGRM) to deliver statutory services on behalf of...

Iron Ore Wave Set to Diminish as Shippers Hold Steady

Rio Tinto Group forecasts its iron ore shipments will remain flat this year or rise by 3 percent at most, reinforcing market sentiment that...

Breaking: Union Maritime Tanker MT Barrett Taken By Pirates

The Union Maritime vessel, MT Barrett, a tanker which was at anchor off Benin, West Africa has been the subject of a Gulf of...