Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling News

  11 Oct 2017
The IMO is providing technical expertise to help clean up beaches in Greece that were affected by an oil spill in September after an oil tanker sank and released more than 2,500 tonnes of fuel oil and marine gas

Credit: The Public Authority for Civil Defence and Ambulance fro Oman   02 Oct 2017
Three Asian nationals have died after suffocating due to chemical inhalation at Sohar Port on Oman’s northern coast

  22 Sep 2017
AP Moller-Maersk has signed an agreement to sell Maersk Tankers to its controlling shareholder for US$1,171 Million in an all-cash transaction.

  19 Sep 2017
DP World has agreed to acquire two fellow state-owned maritime assets including shipyard and an industrial zone in Dubai from a parent company for total cash consideration of US$405 million

  15 Sep 2017
Ningbo Zhoushan port in Ningbo has received state approval to expand 8 berths, sourcing a total investment of around US$1.85 billion

  15 Sep 2017
More ports and states in the US have been exempted from the Jones Act for tankers carrying refined petroleum products, after the latest announcement from the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

  14 Sep 2017
Debris have been towed away to allow ships to access Miami Port following downgraded hurricane Irma, according to Miami Herald.

  13 Sep 2017
Diesel emissions from ships cause twice as many lighting strikes to hit the world’s busiest shipping lanes, according to a study published in Geophysical Research Letters.

  11 Sep 2017
Downgraded Hurricane Irma has caused extensive damage to the Florida Keys and closed US ports

  06 Sep 2017
Shipping operator Hapag Lloyd has noted that three of the vessels on its Latin America services have omitted calls at the Port of Houston due to the ongoing impacts of Hurricane Harvey.

  06 Sep 2017
Esben Poulsson, Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), has called for shipowners, equipment manufacturers and governments to collectively spend US$ 100 billion to ensure that new ballast water regulations are successful

  25 Aug 2017
A joint venture of British LNG supply company Flogas and Associated British Ports (ABP) has become the first to bunker a ship with LNG in the UK.

  24 Aug 2017
Pasha Hawaii has ordered for a pair of LNG-fuelled containerships for domestic shipping from an American shipyard owned by Keppel Offshore & Marine.

  21 Aug 2017
AP Moller-Maersk has agreed to sell French oil major Total its oil & gas division for US$7.45 billion, aiming to focus core container shipping businesses.

Malaysia's navy chief (@mykamarul) tweets:   21 Aug 2017
Another collision has taken place in Asia’s seas between a US warship and commercial vessel, the second incident in two months

  17 Aug 2017
Chinese media has revealed the vessel operators behind the collision that caused a palm oil spill in the country’s mainland waters as Singapore-based Pacific International Lines (PIL) and Global Marine Service (GMS)

  14 Aug 2017
Dry bulk charter rates are expected to improve from 2017 amid a narrowing supply-demand gap.

  10 Aug 2017
Global shipping services providers and ports in the US, Russia, Iran, Syria, and China, for example Dandong and Dalian, have been caught up in the US’s latest offensive on North Korean trade, analysis has found.

  08 Aug 2017
Pakistan’s oil importing facilities at Karachi Port and Port Qasim currently face congestion because of port constraints as well as traffic on roads and at sea

  08 Aug 2017
Indian operator Essar Ports has announced it has agreed a 30-year concession that will launch its first port project in Mozambique.