Οι χώρες με τα μεγαλύτερα πετρελαϊκά αποθέματα

Οι χώρες με τα μεγαλύτερα πετρελαϊκά αποθέματα

Ο πετρελαϊκός κολοσσός BP, στο πλαίσιο πρόσφατης έκθεσής του για την παγκόσμια ενέργεια, ανέφερε ότι τα πετρελαϊκά αποθέματα της Σαουδικής Αραβίας ανήλθαν σε 297,7 δις βαρέλια στα τέλη του 2018, αύξηση κατά 12% συγκριτικά με τα αποθέματα που είχαν υπολογιστεί έναν χρόνο πριν. Η συγκεκριμένη αύξηση αντιπροσωπεύει την πρώτη μεγάλη αλλαγή που έχει επέλθει στα αποθέματα πετρελαίου της χώρας από το 1989.

Το γεγονός αυτό σημαίνει ότι η Σαουδική Αραβία βρίσκεται πλέον σε απόσταση αναπνοής από την...

https://www.naftikachronika.gr/2019/06/16/oi-chores-me-ta-megalytera-petrelaika-apothemata/

Speakers confirmed for TMS Tanker Conference 2019

Preparations for The Maritime Standard Tanker Conference, which takes place in Dubai, at The Atlantis, the Palm, on Tuesday October 22nd this year, are rapidly gathering momentum. A top-class line-up of speakers and panellists has been confirmed, ensuring the event will fully live up to the reputation for quality built up over the past three years.

The theme of this year’s Conference is ‘Opening Up New Horizons’, reflecting the cautious optimism that now exists within the tanker industry....

https://www.themaritimestandard.com/speakers-confirmed-for-tms-tanker-conference-2019/

TMS Yearbook 2019/20 launch at Nor-Shipping

The Maritime Standard has published the fourth edition of its well-respected and popular The Maritime Standard Yearbook 2019/20. The company took the opportunity of its participation at the prestigious Nor-Shipping maritime conference and exhibition in Norway to officially launch the publication which has a worldwide circulation and will be displayed at many international exhibitions and events over the coming year.

Trevor Pereira, Managing Director of The Maritime Standard, presented the first...

https://www.themaritimestandard.com/tms-yearbook-2019-20-launch-at-nor-shipping/

Lukoil extends ties with KOTC

Dubai-based Lukoil Marine Lubricants has reached an agreement with Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC) that will extend and strengthen the two companies’ existing relationship. For the past three years, Lukoil has supplied KOTC with marine lubricants. Under the new deal Lukoil will supply KOTC’s 24-strong fleet of VLCCs, product tankers, LPG carriers and bunker ships for a further three-year period.

The official signing at KOTC headquarters in Kuwait was attended by June Manoharan, Director of...

https://www.themaritimestandard.com/lukoil-extends-ties-with-kotc/

Infographic: What is EPIRB

Infographic: What is EPIRB
EPIRB or Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon is a safety device carried by a vessel to alert search and rescue services, allowing them to quickly locate you in the event of an emergency. When activated it transmits a coded message on the 406 MHz distress frequency which is monitored by the COSPAS-SARSAT satellite system.

Credit: @BoatUSFdn

The Infographic above shows that when in distress in the middle of the sea, the seafarer has the chance to activate its EPIRB to send their information...

https://safety4sea.com/infographic-what-is-epirb/

Oman joint venture completes first drydock project

Duqm Naval Dockyard (DND), a joint venture between Oman Drydock Company and Babcock International, has completed its first drydocking project, involving the repair and overhaul of the fast expeditionary transport ship, USNS Choctaw County. DND was established in June 2017 and this contract awarded by the US Military Sealift Command (MSC) represents a significant milestone for the joint venture, highlighting its capabilities in the naval shiprepair and upgrade sector.

The project, which was...

https://www.themaritimestandard.com/oman-joint-venture-completes-first-drydock-project/

Rapid response afloat service launched by Colombo Dockyard

Colombo Dockyard has officially launched a dedicated rapid response service unit to handle afloat and voyage repairs, with a service capability across all major Sri Lankan ports. The new business unit has been created to meet an identified gap in the market for services of this type.

The unit was soft-launched in 2017 and has been in operation for the past two years, gradually gaining the confidence of shipping companies operating in Sri Lankan waters. The official launch of this service took...

https://www.themaritimestandard.com/rapid-response-afloat-service-launched-by-colombo-dockyard/