Industry Sectors - Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling


IMO Charts Pollution Successes

 17 Jan 2017     Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping

A new exhibition at the headquarters of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is charting the collaborative work that has been undertaken in its role as the United Nations agency responsible for the safety and security of international shipping and the prevention of pollution from ships

ECSA Pressures European Commission

 13 Jan 2017     Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Shipping

European Community Shipowners' Associations has stated that ship recycling yards in third countries, countries outside the EU, should get EU recognition “to raise standards worldwide and respond to demand”

Gadani Yard Ablaze Again

 09 Jan 2017     Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling

At least five workers have been killed after a fire broke out at a Gadani ship-breaking yard on Monday (January 9 2017)

SOS! CMA CGM and China Train Together

 06 Dec 2016     Carriers, Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling

On November 16, CMA CGM successfully performed a joint emergency drill together with the Chinese Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) in Chiwan, China.

Samsung Cancellation Worries Industry

 05 Dec 2016     Global Issues, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Shipping

Following recent news that Samsung Heavy Industries were preparing to sell US$1 billion in stocks due to an industry slump, more issues have arisen as it has now been announced that a planned US$664 million substructure has been cancelled.


Hong Kong Anti-Fouling Regulation Imminent

 29 Nov 2016     Global Issues, Health and Safety, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port Focus, Shipping

Hong Kong authorities have announced that their Merchant Shipping Control of Harmful Anti-Fouling Regulation will come into force on January 1, 2017

Indonesia Island Connectivity Plan

 29 Nov 2016     Carriers, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port & Maritime Training, Shipping, Terminal Focus

The Indonesian government has invited more than thirty companies from Norway and Denmark to its capital to explore business opportunities as part of plans to enhance inter-island connectivity

Capital Punishment for Convicted Pirates

 29 Nov 2016     Global Issues, Health and Safety, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port & Maritime Training, Shipping

The eight Indonesian pirates who hijacked an oil tanker over a year ago have been sentenced after pleading guilty

Persistent Oversupply in VLGC Market

 24 Nov 2016     Global Issues, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Terminal Focus

High scheduled deliveries and low demolition prospects will drive unwanted fleet growth of very large gas carriers (VLGC) in 2017 putting additional pressure on freight rates

Hazardous Waste Leak at Napier Port

 22 Nov 2016     Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Shipping

A one hundred metre cordon was set up around a shipping container at Napier Port as it was discovered there had been a spill of a dangerous chemical