U.S. Convicts Two Greek Companies and Engineers in Vessel Pollution Case
Two engineers, as well as the owners and operators of the Gallia Graeca, have been found guilty of 12 felony counts in the U.S. related to the dumping of oily waste at sea.
Canadian Port Mulls U-Turn on Shore Power
The Greater Victoria Harbour Authority says it is considering the installation of shore power at its Ogden Point cruise ship terminal.
OPEC Revenues at 10-Year Low, Posts First Collective Deficit Since 1998
OPEC's crude and refined fuel sales revenues dropped $438 billion in 2015.
Bunker Spill Brawl a Result of "Serious Medical Episode"
Image released by Five Ocean Salvage
Last Friday's bunker spill off southeast Mauritius following the grounding of bulker MV Benita happened after a crew member "suffered a serious medical episode," a statement issued on behalf of The London P&I Club has explained.
There was no suggestion of a wider conflict on board and all the remaining crew members are safe and accounted for
The London P&I Club
"The grounding followed an incident on b
Market Will Adapt in its Own Way to End of "Legacy" Yahoo Messenger: Zederkof
"Legacy" messenger will no longer work after August 5, 2016
ARB Extends Submission Deadline for 2017 At-Berth Emissions Reduction Plans
California's ARB says the deadline to submit vessel and terminal plans has been extended to October 1, 2016.
Analysts Bullish on Oil Despite Falling Again In Wake of Brexit
One observer says Brexit is just an excuse, and contends that prices were due for a break anyway.
Baltic Exchange and SGX Agree to Extended Take Over Talks Exclusivity Period
SGX's agreement for exclusive talks over an offer for the Baltic Exchange has been extended to August 31, 2016 from June 30.
St. Petersburg to Utilise European System to Verify Bunker Sulfur Content
Big Port St. Petersburg's Harbourmaster, Alexander Volkov, says the port authorities intend to become part of Europe's THESIS-S system to control sulfur content in bunkers.
Tightness Reported in Hamburg and Rotterdam Bunker Markets
Hamburg's IFO380 bunker prices Thursday were at a 2016 high
Both Hamburg and
Iran's Khalij Fars Targeting an Increase in Bunkering to Ships Passing the Strait of Hormuz
Khalij Fars Oil Port's storage capacity is set to see an increase from 300,000 tonnes to 1.8 million tonnes as the result of private sector investments.
TESO Takes Delivery of "Environmentally Friendly" Solar Hybrid Ferry
TESO has taken delivery of its new "environmentally friendly" hybrid-propulsion Ro-Pax Texelstroom from Spanish shipyard LaNaval.
Clean Up Operations Underway on Bunker Spill from Grounded Cruise Ship
MV Qing is said to have grounded and sank at the Western India Shipyard jetty inside Goa's Mormugao Port on Wednesday.
Crude And British Pound Plunge As Brexit Fears Resurface
The United Kingdom's decision to leave the European Union is being cited as one of several factors contributing to oil prices tumbling nearly five percent on Tuesday
Development of LNG Bunkering Operations at Patras "High Priority"
Poseidon Med II held a technical workshop at Patras Port on June 28 and 29 to discuss LNG bunkering operations and related activities and issues.
UK-Firm Testing Low Sulfur Bunkers Made from Recycled Plastic
Consultancy Ricardo Tuesday says it is working with UK-based Recycling Technologies Limited to test a plastic-derived fuel known as Plaxx for use in marine propulsion.
MRV Implementation Discussed at ESSF Plenary
ESSF held its 6th Plenary Meeting in Brussels on June 28, 2016 to discuss the implementation of the EU Monitoring, Reporting and Verification regulation.
Asia Demand Seen as a Far Bigger Problem than Brexit as Oil Drops 5%
Demand from Asia is seen as a far bigger problem than Brexit.
Despite a drop
Flagship Cunard Cruise Ship Relaunched After Scrubber Installations
Cunard Line has relaunched Queen Mary 2 after it was fitted with four new scrubbers and corresponding exhaust gas filters.
World's Largest LNG-Powered Car Carrier Launched in China
UECC says TBN Auto Energy, a dual-fuel LNG powered vessel - understood to be the largest of its type in the world, was launched in China on June 30.