Tanker Shipping & Trade
The oil price means its not business as usual
The oil price means its not business as usual
Tanker Shipping & Trade February/March 2015
by Maria van der Hoeven, Executive Director at the International Energy Agency.   Everyone is asking when the International Energy Agency expects oil prices to rise. How high will they ...
World oil prices: down but rebounding
World oil prices: down but rebounding
Tanker Shipping & Trade February/March 2015
This time last year Tanker Shipping & Trade carried a Last Word piece based on a speech given by eminent industry economist Dr Leo Drollas. It concluded with Dr Drollas offering a downbeat ...
Tanker Industry Leaders 2015
Tanker Industry Leaders 2015
Tanker Shipping & Trade February/March 2015
View the online edition of the 2015 Tanker Shipping & Trade's "Industry Leaders" here.   This annual publication profiles and ranks 50 of our sectors most influential ...
KOTC and ASRY are now exclusive
KOTC and ASRY are now exclusive
Tanker Shipping & Trade February/March 2015
Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC) has entered into an exclusive two-and-a half year agreement with Bahrain-based repair yard ASRY. The deal, said to be worth more than US$33 million, covers the ...
CSSC and Wärtsilä finalise  two-stroke joint venture
CSSC and Wärtsilä finalise two-stroke joint venture
Tanker Shipping & Trade February/March 2015
The Wärtsilä X62 two-stroke engines will be used to power four 115,000 dwt LR2 product tankers being built for the Greek shipowner Kyklades Maritime Corp at the Hyundai Heavy Industries ...
Does ballast water testing really make the grade?
Does ballast water testing really make the grade?
Tanker Shipping & Trade February/March 2015
An international testing program intended to prevent the spread of diseases in ships’ ballast water is a failure, according to a study published online by the peer-reviewed journal Marine ...
Long orderbooks and long lead times
Long orderbooks and long lead times
Tanker Shipping & Trade February/March 2015
In the last two months the newbuilding headlines have been dominated by VLCC and Suezmax crude oil carriers. Some would say this was not entirely unexpected, but the optimism is a result of the ...
A contract is about more than money
A contract is about more than money
Tanker Shipping & Trade February/March 2015
The contract of carriage that governs the relationship between the carrier and cargo interests has been described as a division of responsibilities, liabilities, rights and immunities. This is ...
Tanker design reflects 60 suggestions from crew
Tanker design reflects 60 suggestions from crew
Tanker Shipping & Trade February/March 2015
Leading product tanker operator Norden is no stranger to seeing the economic case in environmental initiatives. In 2012, for example, Tanker Shipping & Trade reported on its Master’s ...
Suppliers report current rules have limitations
Suppliers report current rules have limitations
Tanker Shipping & Trade February/March 2015
The main purpose of both the fixed and portable gas detection equipment on tankers is to detect flammable gases and issue appropriate alarms. But similar equipment carried on board cargo vessels is ...
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