Industry Sectors - Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling


MSC Takes Emergency Measures Against Fuel Costs

 22 May 2018

MSC has to take emergency measures and introduce a worldwide temporary bunker surcharge on all ocean and land-based cargo carriage with immediate effect

  Carriers, Global Issues, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Shipping, Supply Chain


ICS Warns of Potential Sulphur Fuel Cap ‘Chaos’

 22 May 2018

The ICS has warned of 'chaos and confusion' unless the IMO urgently resolves issues with implementing the 0.5% sulphur in marine fuel cap

  Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Shipping


Finland Gets Green Light for $117 million LNG Terminal

 21 May 2018

The Finnish Port of Hamina is set to begin construction on a new LNG terminal after the US$ 117 million project was given building permission

  Environment and Sustainability, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port Focus, Shipping


USCG Pictures Reveal New York Tanker Collision Damage

 15 May 2018

A collision involving a loaded tanker and a commercial fishing vessel has been reported by the US Coast Guard in New York

  Health and Safety, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping


Total and Shell to Bring LNG Bunkering to Sohar Port

 15 May 2018

Energy giants Total and Shell will develop liquefied natural gas bunkering services for marine vessels in Oman by constructing a new liquefaction plant in Sohar port

  Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Shipping



Ship-to-Ship LNG Comes to Japan

 10 May 2018

A consortium of Japanese companies have kick-started their entry into the ship-to-ship liquefied natural gas bunkering business

  Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Shipping


MOL Announces Smart Ship Steering Project

 09 May 2018

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and Kawasaki Heavy Industries will jointly develop technologies that enhance vessel operations and save energy

  Automation and Optimisation, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Shipping, VTS, Navigation, Mooring and Berthing


VesselsValue Analyzes Shipping Markets

 09 May 2018

VesselsValue has presented its overview of the entire shipping market using its vessel tracking and trade information database

  Carriers, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Global Issues, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Shipping


Zeebrugge Starts Simultaneous Yamal LNG Transhipments

 03 May 2018

The Port of Zeebrugge in Belgium has facilitated its first simultaneous transshipment of Yamal liquefied natural gas

  Environment and Sustainability, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port Focus, Shipping, Supply Chain


BIMCO Committee Sets New Bunker Terms

 03 May 2018

BIMCO's Documentary Committee approved a new set of standard bunker terms, which were developed by a cross-industry group in New York

  Carriers, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Shipping