ICS says shipping will overcome challenges and thrive in 2023The shipping industry can overcome geopolitical challenges and thrive, said the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers Greek Branch at its 17th Annual Forum.
MV Wakashio arrives at the wreck siteThe Hong Bang 6 barge belonging to the Chinese company Lianyungang Dali Underwater Engineering, contracted to remove the stern of the Wakashio bulker.
Maersk Drilling awarded drillship contract by Korea National Oil CorporationKorea National Oil Corporation awarded Maersk Drilling a contract for the 2013-built Maersk Viking drillship.
Samsung delivers new suezmax shuttle tanker to AETOil tanker operator AET has purchased a new Suezmax Dynamic Positioning (DP2) shuttle tanker, the Eagle Pilar.
Abu Dhabi National Oil Company orders 3 VLCCs from DaewooThe Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has placed an order with the South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering for three very large crude carriers (VLCCs).
17 dolphins found stranded on shores of MauritiusOver the last few days, at least 17 dolphins have been found stranded on the shores of Mauritius, raising concerns as to whether these may be related to a recent oil spill from Wakashio bulker.
Master and chief officer of Wakashio arrested by Mauritius policeThe master and chief officer of Wakashio, a landed bulk carrier that split in two off Mauritius and caused an ecological catastrophe, was arrested by local authorities.
Tokyo planned to send officials to assist Mauritius oil spillJapanese Environment Minister Shinjiro Koizumi announced Saturday that they are preparing to send a team of environmental ministries and specialists to Mauritius soon to respond to the oil spill.
Oil in floating storage more than doubles within four weeksAccording to data from oil analytics company Vortexa, the amount of main oil products kept in floating storage around the globe has more than doubled to around 68 million barrels in the past month.
Ban of Heavy Fuel Oil in Arctic shipping continuesIMO continues its efforts to adopt a ban of Heavy Fuel Oil in the Arctic by 2021 during a meeting in London.
Caspian Sea States cooperate on pollution responseIMO has joined countries and stakeholders concerned with protecting the Caspian Sea from oil pollution at a regional meeting in Bandar-e Anzali, Islamic Republic of Iran (16-20 April).
Maersk Oil confirms plan to shut Tyra field in 2018Dec 30 Maersk Oil, a subsidiary of Danish shipping and oil company A.P. Moller-Maersk, confirmed in a statement on Friday that it planned to stop production at its Tyra gas field in October 2018 as it would no longer be economically viable.
Maersk Oil awards 5 year agreement to Lloyd's RegisterMaersk Oil has awarded a long-term contract to Lloyd's Register for a comprehensive suite of asset integrity services to support the development of Maersk Oil’s offshore operations in an efficient, safe and environmentally responsible manner.