Archive for the ‘Tankers’ Category

TOMORROW: Crude Oil Tanker Shipping Sector Roundtable on Dec. 15 at 10:00AM ET

TOMORROW: Crude Oil Tanker Shipping Sector Roundtable on Dec. 15 at 10:00AM ET
Crude Oil Tanker Shipping Sector Roundtable Date: Monday, December 15, 2014 Time: 10:00AM – 11:00AM ET Join us for a complimentary webinar! Overview With energy prices falling, investors have been particularly nervous and tend to overlook...
December 14th, 2014 | Communication, IT and Communications, Markets, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The Dry Markets get wet…

The Dry Markets get wet…
John Faraclas Our forty-eighth weekly recapitulation of the markets and world geopolitics affecting same, tonight Friday the 12th of December 2014 with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London, continue to confirm our …short and long term predictions! • The BDI closed earlier this afternoon down...
December 12th, 2014 | Associations, Dry Bulkcarriers, HR, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Reports, Shopping, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2014: marking a decade of multiple successes for Greek shipping

Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2014: marking a decade of multiple successes for Greek shipping
  Nigel Lowry What an event it was earlier on tonight at Athens’ Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel! A brigade from the Greek shipping industry’s diverse field was present to honour the personalities and companies for this year’s awards despite another annus horribilis due to the state of the...
December 5th, 2014 | Academia, Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Classification Societies, Events, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Press and Media, Sales and Purchases, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

This Week’s Top 10 Trends

This Week’s Top 10 Trends
Each week we provide 10 facts about dry cargo trade to keep you informed about emerging trends: 1) Dry cargo trade grew by 1.6% in 2nd quarter followed by an estimated 3.1% decline in 3rd quarter. 2) Tradeviews estimate dry cargo growth of 4.2% in 2014 compared to 6.4% in 2013. 3) Short...
December 4th, 2014 | Markets, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

INTERTANKO elects Nikolas Tsakos as its new Chairman

INTERTANKO elects Nikolas Tsakos as its new Chairman
Nikolas Tsakos and Graham Westgarth INTERTANKO’s Council of Members met this week in Dubai and elected Nikolas Tsakos as Chairman of the Association. Tsakos has been a member of Council since 2002 and Vice Chairman since 2012. He succeeds Graham Westgarth who stepped down after five years in post. “The...
November 14th, 2014 | Associations, Events, HR, Intertanko, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Shipmanagement, Tankers | Read More

Ridgebury Crude Tankers lists its first bond issue on Nordic ABM

Ridgebury Crude Tankers lists its first bond issue on Nordic ABM
28/10/2014 – Ridgebury Crude Tankers LLC lists its first bond issue on Nordic ABM today. Ridgebury Tankers has a fleet of modern crude and product tankers.  The Westport, Connecticut company continues to acquire vessels with primary focus on medium range (MR) refined product carriers and...
October 28th, 2014 | Markets, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The Oil saga et al: History does not always repeat itself…

The Oil saga et al: History does not always repeat itself…
Dr. George Kiourktsoglou History does not always repeat itself… even as a farce…! by Dr. George Kiourktsoglou The umbilical cord that connects the notoriously inelastic global crude oil markets to  geopolitics is beyond any reasonable doubt. All-out wars, ‘colour revolutions’, insurgencies,...
October 27th, 2014 | Energy, Gas, Insight, LNG, LPG, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Reports, Tankers | Read More

The Board of Oslo Børs approves Cortendo for listing

The Board of Oslo Børs approves Cortendo for listing
22/10/2014 – At its meeting on 22 October 2014, the Board of Directors of Oslo Børs resolved to admit the shares in Cortendo AB to listing on Oslo Axess. The Board stipulated that the company prior to the first day of listing must publish an approved prospectus and raise at least NOK 48 million...
October 22nd, 2014 | Company Profiles, Health and Safety, Markets, Medical, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

ClassNK Completes Work on KOTC Vessel MUTRIBA

ClassNK Completes Work on KOTC Vessel MUTRIBA
  Delivery ceremony for the 31, 445GT Product Tanker MUTRIBA Kuwait – Leading classification society ClassNK (Chairman and President: Noboru  Ueda) announced that it has completed work on the 31, 445GT Product TankerMUTRIBA, built by Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co., Ltd. (HMD) as part of a series of...
October 22nd, 2014 | Classification Societies, Energy, Events, Oil Industry, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

WISTA International Annual General Meeting Reaches new heights!

WISTA International Annual General Meeting Reaches new heights!
Despina Panayiotou-Theodossiou introducing the event October 17, 2014—At its International Annual General Meeting & Conference, nearly 300 members of WISTA (Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association) and conference attendees from 35 countries were treated to an energetic, exciting...
October 20th, 2014 | Academia, Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Chartering, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Corporate Social Responsibility, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Events, Featured, Fixtures, Gas Carriers, HR, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, People and Places, Person Profiles, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Stock Markets, Story of the Month, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Conference Notes: Capital Link Global Commodities, Energy & Freight Forum AND Shipping, Marine Services & Offshore Forum

Conference Notes: Capital Link Global Commodities, Energy & Freight Forum AND Shipping, Marine Services & Offshore Forum
Nicolas Bornozis introducing the London event and welcoming speakers and delegates Highlights from Capital Link’s 6th Annual Global Commodities, Energy & Freight Forum is now available on our website. Archive of the Forum’s audio webcast & presentation:http://forums.capitallink.com/shipping/2014derivatives/index.htmlConference...
October 13th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Arctic Shipping, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Drill ships, Energy, Events, Gas, Gas Carriers, Icebreakers, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, LPG, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Supply ships, Tankers | Read More

Shipping: a Double Whammy or just an enter the Dragon issue…

Shipping: a Double Whammy or just an enter the Dragon issue…
ICAEW, the Capital Link’s Forum venue This 7th Shipping, Marine Services & Offshore Capital Link Forum in the Square Mile’s One Moorgate Place, will be remembered for ever not only because it surpassed any previous attendance record – something in the tune of 500+, not because more...
September 25th, 2014 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Banking, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Containers, Drill ships, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Events, Fixtures, Gas, Gas Carriers, HR, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, LPG, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, Ocean Shipping, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Oil Spill, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Pollution, Regulatory, Reports, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Sanctions, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Supply ships, Tankers, Taxation, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Wärtsilä launches upgraded version of successful tanker design

Wärtsilä launches upgraded version of successful tanker design
The upgraded SK5054 tanker design. Wärtsilä Corporation, 9 September 2014 at 1 pm EET – Wärtsilä announces the launch of its SK 5054 MkII ship design, a further development and upgraded version of the successful SK 5054 design. The launch of the new chemical and oil products tanker design...
September 9th, 2014 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers, Taxation, Technical | Read More

Greek owner docks three with Gibdock

Piraeus-based Aegean Maritime Petroleum Network Inc. (AMPNI) has recently contracted Gibraltar yard Gibdock to carry out repairs to three of its vessels. The Aegean Princess, Halki and Nisyrus were all docked within the space of just over a month, underlining the yard’s growing success in attracting...
September 4th, 2014 | Shiprepair, Tankers | Read More

ClassNK Chairman and President attends KOTC Delivery Ceremony

ClassNK Chairman and President attends  KOTC Delivery Ceremony
l to r: Sheikh Talal Al-Khaled Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Chief Executive Officer of KOTC with Mr. Noboru Ueda, Chairman and President of ClassNK Geoje – Mr. Noboru Ueda, Chairman and President of ClassNK attended the  delivery ceremony for the M/T Al Yarmouk, constructed at Daewoo Shipbuilding &  Marine...
September 2nd, 2014 | Classification Societies, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers, Technology | Read More

Peter G. Livanos becomes Chairman of Euronav

Peter G. Livanos becomes Chairman of Euronav
Peter G. Livanos ANTWERP, Belgium, 27 August 2014 – On 22 July 2014, the Board of Directors of Euronav  NV (NYSE EURONEXT BRUSSELS: EURN) unanimously appointed Mr. Peter G. Livanos as Chairman of the Board, with immediate effect in replacement of Mr. Marc Saverys who was appointed Vice Chairman of...
August 27th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Increase in petro – piracy attacks leaving Oil Tankers vulnerable

Increase in petro – piracy attacks leaving Oil Tankers vulnerable
The MAS team A booming black market for fuel in West Africa and South East Asia has led to a spate of piracy attacks in the regions, prompting the IMB last month to issue a warning to all ships, but particularly small tankers, to maintain strict anti –piracy measures. Piracy attacks are hitting the...
August 7th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Corruption, Health and Safety, Maritime Fraud, News, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Tankers | Read More

Acquisition of four additional VLCC vessels

Acquisition of four additional VLCC vessels
NOT FOR RELEASE, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES,  AUSTRALIA, CANADA, JAPAN OR SOUTH AFRICA. 8 JULY 2014 – 6.50 pm ANTWERP, Belgium, 8 July 2014 1. Acquisition of four VLCC vessels EURONAV has entered into an agreement for the purchase of 4 modern Japanese built VLCC vessels...
July 9th, 2014 | Markets, Sales and Purchases, Shipmanagement, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Deliveries of Maersk VLCC’s to Euronav

Deliveries of Maersk VLCC’s to Euronav
ANTWERP, Belgium, 1 July 2014 – With reference to the press release of 5 January 2014 in which Euronav NV (NYSE EURONEXT BRUSSELS: EURN) announced the acquisition of fifteen (15) Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCC) from Maersk Tankers Singapore Pte Ltd., the company announces today that 8 of the VLCCs...
July 1st, 2014 | Markets, News, Sales and Purchases, Tankers | Read More

Ardmore Shipping Announces Acquisition of Two MR Product Tankers

Ardmore Shipping Announces Acquisition of Two MR Product Tankers
HAMILTON, Bermuda – Ardmore Shipping Corporation (NYSE: ASC) (“Ardmore” or the “Company”) today announced the acquisition of two second-hand 47, 500 Dwt MR product tankers built in 2008 at Onomichi Dockyard Co. Ltd., Japan for a purchase price of $23 million each. The vessels...
June 10th, 2014 | Markets, Sales and Purchases, Tankers | Read More

Tanker operators savour a mini-boom, Posidonia visitors hear

Tanker operators savour a mini-boom, Posidonia visitors hear
Jonathan Saul, jerry Kalogiratos, Michael Chalkias and George Saroglou Tanker operators savour a mini-boom, Posidonia visitors hear,  By James Brewer Tanker markets are beginning to see “some sort of balance, ” the Capital Link Shipping Forum was told, in an expression of a mood of cautious optimism...
June 4th, 2014 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Markets, Tankers | Read More

Wärtsilä launches new Aframax tanker design at Posidonia 2014 exhibition

Wärtsilä launches new Aframax tanker design at Posidonia 2014 exhibition
Wärtsilä Corporation, 3 June 2014 at 10 am EET – A new, highly efficient, Aframax tanker design offering practical and viable solutions that meet current and forthcoming emissions legislation is today launched by Wärtsilä at the Posidonia 2014 exhibition in Athens, Greece. Wärtsilä will...
June 3rd, 2014 | News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Ardmore Shipping Announces Acquisition of Eco-design MR Tanker

Ardmore Shipping Announces Acquisition of Eco-design MR Tanker
HAMILTON, Bermuda – Ardmore Shipping Corporation (NYSE: ASC) (“Ardmore” or the “Company”) today announced the acquisition of a 49, 997 Dwt Eco-design product and chemical tanker built in July 2013 at STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., South Korea, for a purchase...
May 28th, 2014 | Environment, Markets, Oil Industry, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

RINA – LR Maritime Safety Award recognises significant individual contribution to enhanced tanker safety

RINA – LR Maritime Safety Award recognises significant individual contribution to enhanced tanker safety
RINA award winner Nick Quarmby (left), together with David Barrow of Lloyd’s Register (centre) and Peter French, RINA President. The 2013 RINA – Lloyd’s Register Maritime Safety Award has been awarded to Nick Quarmby of the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) for his work in initiating...
May 15th, 2014 | Associations, Awards, Classification Societies, Clubs, Environment, Events, Intertanko, Pollution, Safety and Security, Tankers | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Worldwide – World Holidays: 4-17 May 2014 * India, Kolkata – Inward/outward draft increased * India, Kandla – Permissible draft reduced at oil jetty DATE: May 03, 2014 COUNTRY: Worldwide World...
May 3rd, 2014 | Holidays, Oil Industry, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Tankers | Read More