Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling News

  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

  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

U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector New York   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

  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

  10 May 2018
A consortium of Japanese companies have kick-started their entry into the ship-to-ship liquefied natural gas bunkering business

  03 May 2018
The Port of Zeebrugge in Belgium has facilitated its first simultaneous transshipment of Yamal liquefied natural gas

  01 May 2018
Texas-based Buckeye Partners L.P have announced a joint venture partnership with Phillips 66 Partners L.P. and Andeavor to develop a new deep-water open access terminal at Corpus Christi Bay

  26 Apr 2018
The UK Government’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch has released its findings on a bulk carrier and oil tanker collision

Credit: Panama Canal Administration   23 Apr 2018
The Panama Canal Administration transited three liquefied natural gas vessels through its Neopanamax locks on April 17, 2018, marking a first for the waterway

  19 Apr 2018
The US Coast Guard has released footage of it responding to a mayday call from a dredging vessel involved in a gas pipeline fire

  17 Apr 2018
Classification society DNV GL has issued a new white paper to assist maritime transport players in preparing for the upcoming Global Sulphur Cap

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA: View of the Mississippi River in the New Orleans riverfront with cargo ships navigating in the river.   13 Apr 2018
The United States Coast Guard has shut off the Mississippi River in downtown New Orleans after a ship collision led to oil spilling into the river

  12 Apr 2018
The Port of Rotterdam Authority is calling on the Dutch Government to form a coalition with countries in North-West Europe to introduce a joint CO2 price

  05 Apr 2018
Multipurpose shipping has started 2018 on a confident footing

  29 Mar 2018
The International Chamber of Shipping has said that governments must compromise to help IMO pass an ambitious strategy for reducing CO2 emissions

Credit: Port Corpus Christi   23 Mar 2018
Port Corpus Christi’s Commissioners have approved a lease agreement with CCI Corpus Christi Infrastructure (CCI) for constructing and operating a marine terminal facility

  22 Mar 2018
The International Maritime Organization has launched a video outlining how the Global MTCC Network initiative is uniting technology centres in targeted regions into a global network

  14 Mar 2018
SEA\LNG has voiced its support for the carriage ban on non-compliant fuels proposed by the IMO when the 0.50% sulphur fuel limit comes into force in January 2020

  14 Mar 2018
GAC Saudi Arabia has joined forces with one of the world’s foremost suppliers of marine products and services to supply marine products to customers in the Kingdom

First to respond was the Arctia Oy’s icebreaker Nordica. Photo credit: Finnish Border Guard   12 Mar 2018
The Finnish Border Guard has reported a successful rescue operation involving a leaking cargo ship in the Gulf of Finland