No Market for Unmanned Ships in Tanker Sector

Ardmore Shipping CCO comments on autonomous ships, digitalization and other industry trends.

Stena's New Tanker Digitally Named

Tanker shipping company Stena Bulk has held a digital naming ceremony for Stena Immortal, a 50,000 dwt tanker. 

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Report: Tanker's Crew Member Dies of Major Burns

One crew member from the fire-stricken tanker Genessa has lost his life due to major burns.

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Pirates Kidnap MT Barrett's 22 Crew, Company Confirms

Union Maritime confirmed that MT Barrett's 22 crew members were kidnapped by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea on January 10.

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Nordic American Tankers Expands Charter Portfolio

Nordic American Tankers (NAT) has entered into a one-year term charter with Cepsa for the 2004-built Nordic Castor. 

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Norden Raises Expectations for 2017

Norden has raised its expectations for the adjusted results for 2017 to USD 20 to 35 million.

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Union Maritime’s Tanker with 22 Crew Goes Missing

Union Maritime has not heard from one of its vessels, MT Barrett, since late Tuesday, January 9.

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Odfjell Takes Delivery of Bow Platinum

Odfjell has welcomed a 25,000 dwt stainless steel chemical tanker, Bow Platinum, into its fleet.

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TEN Sells Suezmax Pair to Raise Cash

TEN has sold two Suezmax tankers through a five-year sale and leaseback transaction.

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Gallery: Icy Arrival of Helga Spirit to Philadelphia

Helga Spirit got a frosty welcome as it approached Philadelphia at the beginning of January. 

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Interview: No Market for Unmanned Ships in Tanker Sector

Ardmore Shipping does not see a market for unmanned shipping in the tanker sector.

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2018 Another Year of Pain for Tanker Owners?

An ominous cloud seems to be hovering over the tanker market as the sector sails into another challenging year.

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CSET Orders Tanker Duo at DACKS

COSCO Shipping Energy Transportation orders two 308,000 dwt tankers from DACKS.

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CEO: 2018 a Turning Point for NAT

CEO of Nordic American Tankers expects 2018 to be a better year for the company than 2017.

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Prima Marine Expanding Fleet with Four New Tankers

Prima Marine decided to expand its fleet as it ordered four tankers on December 23.

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Shipping Corp of India Sells Crude Oil Veteran

Shipping Corporation of India sold its 1999-built crude oil carrier M.T. AK Azad.

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d’Amico Agrees Sale, Leaseback for MR Tanker

d'Amico Tankers agrees sale and leaseback deal for medium-range tanker MT High Freedom.

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Avic Dingheng Starts Building Thun Tankers' Ships

Avic Dingheng Shipbuilding started building the 17,500 dwt tankers ordered by Thun Tankers.

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Borealis Forms Joint Venture for Chemical Tankers

Borealis Maritime is establishing a joint venture for commercial management of chemical tankers in Turkey.

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Frontline CEO: More Scrapping Needed to Lift Rates

Frontline CEO expects a pick-up in scrapping of older tankers to lift rates in the second half of 2018.

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KNOT Offshore Partners Takes Brasil Knutsen

KNOT Shuttle Tankers has acquired Brasil Knutsen, a shuttle tanker.

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COSCO Shipping Energy Orders Seven Tankers

COSCO Shipping Energy Transportation reveals an order for seven more ships at GSI.

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