Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling News

The new efficient and environmentally sustainable tankers for Erik Thun AB will feature Wärtsilä propulsion and fuel supply solutions   3 days ago
Technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the engines, propellers, and fuel supply systems for four new tanker vessels

  16 Jun 2017
Zeebrugge Port in Belgium has launched an LNG bunkering ship that combines cargo unloading and Ship-to-Ship LNG bunkering, becoming the first port to offer a regular Ship-to-Ship LNG bunkering service

  08 Jun 2017
Hapag-Lloyd has followed CMA CGM in starting a cancellation and no-show fee for shippers failing to arrive with cargo on smaller volume routes

  05 Jun 2017
China’s Development Research Center has signed an MOU with Saudi Arabia’s state Oil Company to jointly collaborate on economic development, especially in the downstream energy industry sector

  05 Jun 2017
Rotterdam Port has announced it is expanding its energy cluster by building a centre for offshore wind construction and oil and gas platform decommissioning.

  01 Jun 2017
A call has been put out for applications from port sector professionals willing to assist the European Commission with implementing EU Port Service regulations

  31 May 2017
American class body ABS has created a new notation that encourages owners to boost firefighting capability on older containerships.

  30 May 2017
Korean shipyard Hanjin Heavy Industries has delivered three ships which are the first to be classed with Lloyd’s Register’s notations certifying the autonomous systems onboard as safe from human error

  30 May 2017
DNV GL has announced the launch of an LNG fuel finder as a new tool within its LNG business intelligence portal

  30 May 2017
Cargotec’s offshore cranes arm MacGregor’s has revealed plans to test its FibreTrac knuckle-boom crane under development in Q1 of 2018

  25 May 2017
US container port operator Port Everglades has received local government permissions to begin a $437.5 million expansion project

  24 May 2017
Some UK ports are at greater risk of expanded customs checks as a result of Brexit, according to panellists speaking on May 23, 2017 at Waterfront’s UK Ports Conference in London.

  22 May 2017
A Tauranga Port contractor crane driver has tipped a newspaper that a chemical leak at a container terminal on May 12, 2017 hospitalized five men

  22 May 2017
US President Donald Trump has recognized the maritime industry on US National Maritime Day, and called for US-flag ship operators to dress ship in line with his predecessors

  19 May 2017
Port of Duqm in Oman has begun exports of limestone with seven shipments for markets overseas

  19 May 2017
British Ports Association chief executive Richard Ballantyne has warned of ‘distortion of port markets’ that could result from the European Commission‘s adoption the new state aid law workaround for EU member states

  17 May 2017
APM Terminals has named a new Vice President and CFO: Katja Otten, who was formerly CFO for Shell's integrated gas projects business in Malaysia

  15 May 2017
A fire that engulfed a ship carrying petroleum products has claimed the life of one person at Al Hamriya port and injured up to four others

  12 May 2017
A Saudi-led coalition has renewed vows to fight off the Houthi group which is controlling the port of Hodeidah in Yemen

  08 May 2017
Myanmar executives have said China is set to begin talks over buying a controlling stake in the Myanmar seaport of Kyauk Pyu on the Bay of Bengal