Tuesday, May 21, 2019

US DREDGING COMPANIES MAINTAIN AMERICA’S STRATEGIC SEAPORTS

On April 30, 1798, President John Adams signed a congressional act establishing the Department of the Navy.  On this 221st anniversary, the U.S-flag Jones...

DEALING WITH BULLYING AND HARASSMENT ONBOARD

How to tackle bullying and harassment onboard. Companies and the management must be receptive for change. Adoption of the zero-tolerance approach will be appreciative. The...

IWAI & IOCL ENDROS MoU ON FUEL NEEDS

The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) and Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) have endorsed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for mutually expanding infrastructure...

HIGH SULFUR FUEL DEMAND WILL REVIVE IN 2022: EIA, U.S.

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) anticipates that the share of big sulfur residual fuel oil used as a bunker in the U.S. will...

IMO’s GloFouling PLANS LAUNCHED

The IMO has begun a five-year project to help conserve marine biodiversity - the first globally harmonized effort to address bio fouling. (18-20 March) The...

500 OFFICERS UK COC AT RISK

UK Certificates of Competency (CoC) for 500 serving officers have been put at stake by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) following to the...

CHINA’S LNG IMPORT SETS RECORD HIKE

The growth in imports of China’s liquefied natural gas is set to record an increase in the coming months after the nations shift to...

HULL CRACK LEADS TO OIL SPILL

The hull of the 1,727 TEU Matson containership S/S Matsonia cracked spilling over heavy fuel oil into the San Francisco Bay. The vessel was built...

CSA 2020: Scrubbers, Secure for the Ocean Environment

The Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 (CSA 2020) has bestowed results of a study of the configuration and quality of exhaust gas cleaning system (EGCS)...

AMBIGUITY MOUNTS IN DRY BULK

Ambiguity mounts in dry bulk shipping against a backdrop of fragile growth in Chinese imports, said BIMCO. The range of the freight rate recovery in...

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