Sovcomflot’s CEO to switch to chairman

Moscow - Sergei Frank will step down as president and chief executive of Russian state-controlled shipping giant Sovcomflot after 15 years at the helm, four sources familiar with the decision told Reuters on Tuesday


Oil drops sharply as Saudi output seen returning soon after attacks

London - Prices rose sharply in previous session. Threat of military response hangs over market.


Cargill and Maersk Tankers join forces

Geneva - The American food corporation Cargill and the Danish shipping company Maersk Tankers announce a strategic partnership that will improve flexibility for customers and reduce fuel consumption and emissions


Senvon and Siemens Gamesa sign exclusivity deal

Hamburg - German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion has announced that it has entered into and exclusivity agreement with Siemens Gamesa


Meyer Turku postpones the delivery of Costa Smeralda

Turku (Finland) - Finnish shipbuilding company Meyer Turku will delay the launch of “Costa Smeralda” by one month and deliver it at mid November

Portugal top maritime training facility buys Wärtsilä’s simulators
South Korea’s shipbuilding rising on  order intakes
Casanova new chief financial officer of CMA CGM
“Gibraltar acted in good faith over Adrian Darya 1”
Fire breaks out on tanker in Norway

Fire breaks out on tanker in Norway

Oslo - A fire onboard an oil tanker at Norway’s Sture crude export terminal broke out in the engine room of the Dubai Harmony tanker during loading at the Equinor oil terminal on Norway’s west coast

UAE award  refinery construction deal  to Spain

UAE award refinery construction deal to Spain

Dubai - The United Arab Emirates’ Brooge Petroleum and Gas Investment Co has awarded a contract to Spain’s SENER engineering group to build a new oil refinery in Fujairah. The plant will produce fuel that complies with new international laws capping sulphur content in shipping

“Middle East shipping stabilized by UK navy”
Gazprom studies consequences of EU court Opal ruling
Rotterdam uses the web to rise its efficiency

Rotterdam uses the web to rise its efficiency

Rotterdam - The port of Rotterdam has introduced a new online tool for reserving berths. “The agent simply has to enter the date of arrival, the duration of the stay, the name and length of the ship in the system”


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