Launch: Baltic ICS Lecture Series 3

3rd annual Baltic ICS Lecture Series
Attended by 600+ shipping professionals globally starts next week in  Shanghai, Singapore, Athens, London and now also Hong Kong

Chartering, trading and operations staff are invited to join the 3rd annual lecture series supporting future generations of industry leaders and help nurture a wider understanding of issues around daily market participation.

Supported by the major broking houses and a wide-ranging cross section of principals in each port, the...

ISO launches IMO 2020 specification for marine fuels

ISO informed that it has published the ‘ISO/PAS 23263:2019 Petroleum products — Fuels (class F) — Considerations for fuel suppliers and users regarding marine fuel quality in view of the implementation of maximum 0,50 % sulphur in 2020’.

The document addresses quality considerations that apply to marine fuels ahead of the implementation of maximum 0,50 mass % sulphur in 2020 and the range of marine fuels that will be placed on the market in response to the international statutory requirements...

Πετρελαϊκοί κολοσσοί στην Ελλάδα

Πετρελαϊκοί κολοσσοί στην Ελλάδα

Για ηχηρή ψήφο εμπιστοσύνης μεγάλων διεθνών πετρελαϊκών εταιρειών που θα πραγματοποιήσουν επενδύσεις ύψους εκατομμυρίων ευρώ, ακόμα και στο βασικό στάδιο των ερευνών, κάνει λόγο το υπουργείο Περιβάλλοντος και Ενέργειας, σε ενημερωτικό σημείωμα για τις συμβάσεις μίσθωσης τεσσάρων περιοχών σε Κρήτη και Ιόνιο για έρευνες υδρογονανθράκων.

Πρόκειται για τις περιοχές  
– «Νοτιοδυτικά Κρήτης» και «Δυτικά Κρήτης» οι συμβάσεις για τις οποίες υπεγράφησαν στις 27 Ιουνίου 2019 από τον τότε υπουργό...

India-Iran discuss Chabahar port, connectivity projects

India-Iran discuss Chabahar port, connectivity projects

India and Iran discussed the status of the Shahid Beheshti Port, Chabahar and full operationlisation of the Trilateral Transit Agreement during the 16th round of the Foreign Office Consultations in Tehran on Monday.

A statement from the Ministry of External Affairs said the Indian team was led by Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale and the Iranian delegation by Dr. Seyyed Abbas Araghchi. Mr. Gokhale met Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif and Dr. Ali Akbar Velayati, Senior Advisor to Supreme Leader...

Australia continues assessment of Equinor’s environment plan

On 18 September 2019, Equinor provided the requested further information regarding the environment plan for their proposed exploration drilling activity in the Great Australian Bight. According to Environment Regulations, the Australian offshore regulator, NOPSEMA has resumed its assessment of Equinor’s environment plan.

Now, NOPSEMA has 30 days to assess the proposal and through its assessment will consider possible environmental impacts from the proposed activity to ensure appropriate...

Here Comes the Technically Advanced Oil Spill Recovery Vessel !!!

  • A steel cutting ceremony marked the start of construction of a multipurpose oil spill response and towage vessel for Kuwait Oil Co.
  • The NB125 vessel will be used by Kuwait Oil Co (KOC) for towage and oil spill recovery in national ports and the Middle East Gulf with completion expected in Q4 2020.

Turkish group Uzmar Shipyard has started constructing a large multipurpose offshore oil recovery, support and towing vessel for Middle East operations, reports Riviera Maritime Media.

ASD system to...