In the final months of 2019, more dry bulk and commercial vessels were attacked by pirates in the Malacca Strait off Singapore. This development raises concerns at an organization, which calls for increased cooperation among authorities in the region.
LNG is the only sustainable solution for the shipping industry here and now, says Singapore's Maritime and Port Authority, which is ready with an incentive program for shipowners to push them toward LNG-driven vessels.
Inter-Pacific Petroleum har mistet sin licens til at drive bunkerskibe i Singapore. Myndighederne har taget Inter-Pacific i at bruge "magnetiske forstyrrelser" til at omgå masseflowmetrene på sine skibe.
The world's biggest bunker port has spent the past few months boosting its floating storage of the new low-sulfur fuel. And for this reason, fears of fuel shortages as a result of the new sulfur requirements entering force in 2020 have subsided, assesses analyst.
Shipping company Norden dismisses 11 employees, who are losing their jobs because technical operation of the company's dry bulk ships is being outsourced to a Singapore-based operation. This happens as a part of Norden's strategy to shift its business toward buying and selling dry bulk vessels.
All 199 bunker barges in Singapore have been fitted with mass flow meters and are ready to deliver different fuel types starting at the turn of the year, says the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore.
Singapore-based engineering group Sembcorp Marine finished the first half of 2019 with a declining revenue, although its net deficit was reduced. The group remains plagued by a highly competitive market, which still holds little prospect for a lasting recovery.
A bunker company has lost its license to supply ship fuel in Singapore. This happens following the country's maritime authority discovering that the company was using a powerful magnet to bypass mass flow meters.
Myndighederne i i Singapore advarer rederierne om, at restaffald er på den officielle liste over giftigt industrielt affald. Det betyder, at rederier skal betale for at slippe af med restaffaldet i storhavnen. Rettet.