Industry Sectors - Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling


Aftermath of APL Austria Blaze

 16 Feb 2017     Carriers, Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling

Work to salvage the last batch of 32 containers from the fire ravaged APL Austria container ship currently docked at the port of Ngqurha began on yesterday morning (February 15, 2017) after it was forced to dock when a fire started on board, reported the South African Maritime Authority (SAMSA).

Damen’s Maersk Connector Wins in London

 09 Feb 2017     Health and Safety, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling

On February 8, 2017 at the Offshore Support Journal Annual Awards in London, the Maersk Connector was chosen to receive the Offshore Support Ship 2017 Award

New Global Port Agency Launched

 08 Feb 2017     Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Shipping

UAE-based Sharaf Shipping Agency and Singapore’s Ben Line Agency have combined to create a new global agency that will focus on the wet and dry bulk shipping and commodity markets

LPG Carrier and Oil Tanker Collide

 30 Jan 2017     Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Security, Surveillance and Detection

Indian authorities have launched an investigation into a collision between the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier BW Maple, owned by Singapore-based BW LPG, and the oil tanker Dawn Kanchipuram

Mass Gull Death at Port Stumps Scientists

 30 Jan 2017     Environment and Sustainability, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port Focus

Wildlife biologists have been unable to identify what has been causing a mass of dead and paralyzed sea gulls around the Port of Tacoma in Washington, U.S., this week.


Dynamar: Reefer Box Production Collapses

 27 Jan 2017     Carriers, Container Handling, Dredging, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Global Issues, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping

Dynamar has issued the latest report in its Shipping Insight series, the late 2016 edition of 'Dynamar REEFER Analysis: Market Structure, Conventional, Containers', which has revealed that 2016 reefer box production has collapsed by 35% to just 135,000 TEU.

Gaylin Tackles Changing Markets

 24 Jan 2017     Global Issues, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Shipping

Gaylin, a specialist supplier of lifting, rigging and marine equipment, has initiated a plan to reposition its Vietnam facility to address changing trends in the local oil and gas, refining and chemical plant sectors

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)