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.
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.