• Qatar confirms intention to order up to 60 LNG carriers
    The head of Qatar Petroleum (QP) yesterday confirmed speculation that the Middle Eastern nation will push ahead with plans to order up to 60 LNG carriers. Saad bin Sherida Al Kaabi, who is also Qatar’s minister of state for energy affairs, said at a press conference that Qatar was in ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 19.02.2019By Sam Chambers
  • New Delhi will favour locally built ships under new chartering policy
    The Indian government will prioritise locally made ships when handing out chartering contracts in a big change to the local maritime scene in the world’s second largest country by population. The change is in line with New Delhi’s Make in India initiative and is the latest bid to ramp up ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 19.02.2019By Sam Chambers
  • Wan Hai gives up options on four boxships
    Taiwanese shipping line Wan Hai Lines has announced that it has decided not to exercise options to construct four additional 2,038 teu boxships at CSSC-affiliated Huangpu Wenchong Shipbuilding. In November last year, Wan Hai ordered twelve 2,038 teu boxships at the yard in addition to eight 3,036 teu boxships at ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 19.02.2019By Jason Jiang
  • How Trieste could become the Singapore of the Adriatic
    There has been much commentary around the intent and development of China’s push to increase its trade and energy security with Europe. Taking the view that the Xi Jinping announcement that China was giving rebirth to the original Silk Road through the announcement of the Belt Road Initiative (BRI), one ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 19.02.2019By Andre Wheeler
  • Maersk blanks Europe service citing seasonal market demand reductions
    Citing “seasonal market demand reductions” Maersk announced yesterday it was blanking another Asia-Europe service, pulling the from a planned departure from China on March 2 on the AE2 service it operates with MSC. The cancellation is on top of the carrier’s already communicated Chinese New Year blank sailings and adds ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 19.02.2019By Sam Chambers
  • Slick detected from grounded bulker near the world’s largest raised coral atoll
    Oil spill response teams headed today to Rennell Island in the Solomon Islands to counter an oil slick from a bulker which grounded near a UNESCO site two weeks ago. Amid foul weather a breach has opened up on the , and a slick has been detected. The ship ran ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 19.02.2019By Sam Chambers
  • Two dead after tanker hit by fire at Bangladesh shipbreaking yard
    A fire broke out onboard an oil tanker beached at the Shagorika Ship Breaking Yard in Bangladesh, resulting in the death of two workers. The fire started from the engine room of the 2000-built VLCC Greek Warrior. One worker was severely injured and died after being sent to hospital, and ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 19.02.2019By Jason Jiang
  • Gas4Sea partners sign LNG bunkering deal with Equinor
    Marine LNG Zeebrugge, a joint venture of Gas4Sea partners Engie, Mitsubishi Corporation and NYK, has signed an agreement with the Norwegian energy group Equinor for supplying four crude shuttle tankers with LNG marine fuel in the port of Rotterdam. The four planned dual fuel vessels are to come into service ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 19.02.2019By Jason Jiang
  • McDermott awarded major contracts in Malaysia
    US offshore engineering firm McDermott International has secured two major contracts in Malaysia, one from Sarawak Shell and the other from Sapura Exploration and Production, for the Pan Malaysia field development located offshore of Sarawak. McDermott’s scope of work for Sarawak Shell includes the transportation and installation of jackets, topsides ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 19.02.2019By Jason Jiang
  • An outsider’s view of our neglect of seafarers
    In April Hubert Jaroni (pictured) will be running the London Marathon to raise funds for Sailors’ Society. Below this landlubber explains why he chose to run for this charity. My brother-in-law is your not so humble editor of this site and my window into an opaque industry that the more ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 19.02.2019By Splash 24/7
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