Tanker Shipping & Trade
Two year old tankers are inefficient claims new study
Two year old tankers are inefficient claims new study
Tanker Shipping & Trade April/May 2015
A study of the design efficiency of new ships, commissioned by Seas At Risk and Transport & Environment, has found that tankers built in 2013 were on average 8 per cent less fuel efficient than ...
Advisory panel in place and nominations open for awards
Advisory panel in place and nominations open for awards
Tanker Shipping & Trade April/May 2015
Nominations are invited for this year’s Tanker Shipping & Trade Conference & Awards across three categories: operational excellence; innovation; and environmental ...
Mixed reports on low sulphur fuel operations
Mixed reports on low sulphur fuel operations
Tanker Shipping & Trade April/May 2015
Law firm Clyde & Co says that reported incidence of non-compliance with new stricter sulphur emission requirements varies significantly between parts of Europe and parts of the United States. On ...
Ship recycling market faces a tough year
Ship recycling market faces a tough year
Tanker Shipping & Trade April/May 2015
What a difference a year makes. In 2014 the ship recycling market saw plenty of activity in all sectors and by June rates had climbed to over US$500 per light deadweight (ldt). The traditionally ...
Maritime security provision off Nigeria remains confused
Maritime security provision off Nigeria remains confused
Tanker Shipping & Trade April/May 2015
The confused relationship among the law enforcement agencies and the Nigerian Navy, nuanced as it is with internal power struggles, is making the protection of vessels and crew fraught with ...
Tankers present fewer legal challenges than bulkers
Tankers present fewer legal challenges than bulkers
Tanker Shipping & Trade April/May 2015
The here and now for tanker clients is very good ranging towards bullish for some classes of ship. The big tankers and even product tankers are making money. In addition, there is no disastrous ...
An energy-efficient MR tanker optimised for IMO II trades
An energy-efficient MR tanker optimised for IMO II trades
Tanker Shipping & Trade April/May 2015
With 18 cargo tanks of 3,000m3, the 50,000 dwt chemical/product carrier Stena Impression can carry the maximum volume of IMO II cargo permitted per cargo tank. The vessel is the lead one in a series ...
Effective ecdis training will help prevent another Ovit
Effective ecdis training will help prevent another Ovit
Tanker Shipping & Trade April/May 2015
Training should be a vital component in any implementation strategy to ensure ecdis is used properly and accidents are prevented. The costs of a shipping incident, in human and monetary values, could ...
What should ecdis training cover?
What should ecdis training cover?
Tanker Shipping & Trade April/May 2015
Generic ecdis training should ensure that navigators can use and understand ecdis in the context of navigation and can demonstrate all the competencies contained in, and implied by, the International ...
Seafarers report life at sea  is mostly plain sailing
Seafarers report life at sea is mostly plain sailing
Tanker Shipping & Trade April/May 2015
The BIMCO/ICS Manpower Report 2015 is directly engaging seafarers in order to understand their views on life at sea and outlook for the industry’s manpower in the years ahead. Preliminary ...
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