US Petrochemical Supply Chain & Logistics Market Overview

Petrochemical Update released their 2018 – State of the U.S. Petrochemical Supply Chain Whitepaper.

NSRI Assists Stowaway on Bulker MI Harmony

A suspected stowaway was discovered aboard the bulk carrier MI Harmony in the Port of Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

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Two Injured Sailors Evacuated from Bulker off East London

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Two seafarers were evacuated from the bulk carrier KS Flora on June 6 off the coast of East London.

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701 Kg of Cocaine Seized aboard Boxship in Algeria

Algerian authorities seized 701 kilograms of cocaine on board a containership berthed at the Port of Oran on May 29.

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Large Crude Tankers Hit the Hardest by Perfect Storm

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Large crude carriers have been hit the hardest by the perfect storm in the tanker shipping sector.

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Number of LNG Bunkering Vessels to Double by 2020

LNG bunkering

The number of LNG bunkering vessels has grown from one at the beginning of 2017 to six in early 2018.

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ForestWave: 11 Kidnapped Crew Members Released

FWN Rapide

FWN Rapide's kidnapped crew released and safe, manager says.

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Piracy Attacks off East Africa Doubled in 2017

The number of piracy incidents doubled off the coast of East Africa in 2017 compared to 2016.

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230 Second-Hand Bulkers Changed Hands in 2018

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Intermodal: Since the beginning of 2018 around 230 second-hand sales have been reported in the dry bulk sector.

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Bulker Casualties Claimed 202 Seafarer Lives in 10 Years

MV Cheshire

A total of fifty-three bulk carriers over 10,000 dwt have been identified as total losses over the past ten years.

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Gard: Tanker Crews in Risk of Being Arrested off Libya

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Gard urges tanker operators to carry out risk assessment before engaging in voyages to Libyan waters.

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Photos: Towing Operation Goes Awry

MT Order

Tanker and tug avoid grounding after their towing line snaps 15 miles from the South African shore.

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2020 Sulphur Cap: Likely Teething Troubles

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There is still a cloud of uncertainty with regard to the implementation of the 2020 global sulphur cap for ships.

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Payment in Container Shipping in Dire Need of Digitization

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The payment process in container shipping ready for digital disruption.

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SeaIntel: Shortage of Feeders by End of 2020

Feeder

Seaintel: The global fleet will see a shortage of 400-1,200 feeder vessels by the end of 2020.

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BW Offshore Agrees Extension for Abo FPSO

Abo FPSO

BW Offshore has agreed an extension for the Abo FPSO unit with Nigerian Agip Exploration.

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Seafarers Taken Hostage to Get Full Wages

Seafarer

Seafarers held captive by pirates will be paid all their contractual entitlements.

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Over-Ordering Déjà Vu in Tanker Sector?

Very Large Crude Carrier

Owners continue last year's tanker ordering spree further hindering market recovery.

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Update: 11 Kidnapped Mariners Alive and Together

The eleven crew members that were taken hostage by pirates from FWN Rapide are alive and together.

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VLCC Scrapping Insufficient to Ease Market Pressure

VLCC Anne

The rebalancing of the tanker market requires further affirmative action in reducing older tonnage.

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Mariner Found on board FWN Rapide after Pirate Attack

FWN Rapide

One of the twelve crew members of FWN Rapide that were last reported missing after a pirate attack has been found.

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Fire-Stricken Maersk Honam Reaches Anchorage

Maersk Honam

Maersk Honam, which was hit by a serious fire on March 6, is set to reach anchorage outside the Jebel Ali Port.

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12 Mariners Kidnapped off Nigeria

FWN Rapide

12 seafarers manning the FWN Rapide general cargo vessel were taken by pirates off the coast of Nigeria on April 21.

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (16-20 April, 2018)

Here are the most read stories of last week.

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