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Maritime UK Sets up Women in Maritime Taskforce

Maritime UK has established a Taskforce to address fairness, equality and inclusion within the maritime sector. The Taskforce brings together leaders from across the maritime...

Stena Digitally Names Vessel, Inaugurates New Stena Office in Copenhagen

The digital naming of the IMOIIMAX tanker Stena Immortal took place yesterday at Stena’s new office in Hellerup in the north of Copenhagen. Some...

Bibby Offshore Completes Recapitalisation

Subsea services provider Bibby Offshore Holdings Limited said that it has completed the recapitalisation of its balance sheet announced on December 5, 2017. The...

Dolphin Drilling Bags BP Drilling’s Contract

Fred Olsen Energy subsidiary Dolphin Drilling has been awarded a contract by BP for 1974 built semi-submersible rig Blackford Dolphin. The rig is coming out...

Crew Member Dies in MT Genessa oil Tanker Fire

An injured crew member of the oil tanker that caught fire on Wednesday evening died on Thursday, even as efforts were on to bring...

BIMCO Launches Innovative Contract Editing Solution

BIMCO has launched an innovative solution for editing contracts. The solution is called SmartCon, and it makes contractual work easier and more secure. The...

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...