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.
Formanden i Brightoil Petroleum har forladt posten, efter at en domstol har erklæret ham konkurs. Den nu tidligere formand hæfter personligt for en mindre del af gælden i det kriseramte selskab i Singapore.
Two cities stand out significantly in a new comprehensive survey about which maritime hubs are best at attracting the talents of the future. "Copenhagen has really made a big pull," CEO Mark Charman of recruitment firm Faststream tells ShippingWatch.
What keeps the shipping industry from being a sustainable business? Financially, but perhaps also in terms of the climate. The answer comes from someone who, if anyone, knows the industry, and knows what drives it.
The collapse of Hamburg carrier Hansa Heavy Lift, the bunker sector in Singapore, Maersk's credit rating downgrade as well as a temperature reading of the tanker and dry bulk markets were some of ShippingWatch's big stories this week.
Who actually picks up the phone if you ask for the Head of Danish carrier Norden's office in Singapore? ShippingWatch has met one of the five people that make up the collective management team. Norden has now extended the concept.
Shipbuilders in Singapore note severe pressure from competitors backed by state support schemes and billions of dollars in subsidies. ShippingWatch has asked how two of the biggest yards handle the competition scenario.