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Seatrade 2018 – Electropneumatic SA award

Electropneumatic SA is proud to hold the BEST NEWCOMER award for her participation in Seatrade Maritime 2018 in Dubai, UAE

Greek Shipowners: We Can’t Turn a Blind Eye to Compliant Fuel Uncertainties

Uncertainties regarding availability and safety of compliant fuels in 2020 when the 0.5 pct sulphur cap enters into force remain the key causes of concern for Greek shipowners. “We cannot turn a blind eye to the uncertainties regarding the availability and supply of MARPOL compliant fuels which are also SOLAS… Read more »

MOL Takes Delivery of LNG Carrier Marvel Eagle

Japanese shipping giant Mitsui O.S.K. Lines has taken delivery of the LNG carrier Marvel Eagle, the first of three vessels intended to transport gas in the U.S. The MOSS-type ship, featuring a capacity of 155,000 cbm, was named on September 5 at the Kawasaki Heavy Industries’ Sakaide Shipyard. The ship… Read more »

Report: Hyundai Heavy Industries’ Workers Strike Again

Unionized workers of the South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries held four-hour strike on Wednesday, October 17, Yonhap news agency reported. A similar protest was planned for Thursday, October 18, in anticipation of a commission decision on proposed wage cuts. Namely, the workers are said to be protesting against the… Read more »

Brokers: KNOT Poised to Order Up to Four More Shuttle Tankers?

Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers (KNOT) has reportedly inked a Letter of Intent (LoI) with COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry to order two firm 154,000 dwt shuttle tankers. Under the agreement, the company has an option to book the construction of two more shuttle tanker newbuilds, data from Asiasis shows. The financial… Read more »