Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling News

  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.

  01 Aug 2017
Two members of the Houston Pilots in the US are to receive the 2017 International Maritime Organization's (IMO) Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea after they averted a major tragedy when the ship they were piloting broke down and burst into...

  26 Jul 2017
United Arab Emirates-based operator Gulftainer has said that a 5,551 TEU containership YM Wealth called at the Iraqi port of Umm Qasr.

  25 Jul 2017
Port of Antwerp, through its subsidiary Port of Antwerp International (PAI), will invest US$ 10 million in Açu Port, a privately-owned port complex in São João da Barra, in the northern part of Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil

  13 Jul 2017
After a period of significant change, the container shipping industry is now moving towards a state of stability and growth

  12 Jul 2017
Ningbo-Zhousan Port, the world’s fourth largest by throughput, Marseille Fos Port and Vancouver Port, have all joined a Singapore-led LNG bunkering focus group of ports

  03 Jul 2017
Fears of an environmental disaster were sparked at the weekend after an oil tanker and a cargo ship collided in the Channel east of the British port of Dover early on Saturday (July 1, 2017), but regional French maritime authorities have reported...

The new efficient and environmentally sustainable tankers for Erik Thun AB will feature Wärtsilä propulsion and fuel supply solutions   20 Jun 2017
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