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This week's top stories on ShippingWatch

The sale of tanker carrier Herning Shipping to Norwegian investors, digital challenges ahead of shipping and a proposal to reveal the names of sulfur sinners were all among this week's top stories on ShippingWatch.

Equity fund sells Herning Shipping

Equity fund Triton has sold tanker carrier Herning Shipping. The buyer is an entirely new Norwegian company named Ane Shipping, founded on the companies Camillo Eitzen & Co AS, Castel AS and Seahorse Maritime AS. Three prominent Norwegian shipping personalities are behind these companies, namely Axel C. Eitzen, Erik Bartnes and Nicolai Heidenreich.

Axel C. Eitzen takes over Herning Shipping 

Axel Eitzen believes Herning Shipping will break even this year

Eitzen is synonymous with the peaks and pits in Nordic Shipping

 

Carriers in digital race against time

/ritzau/Marius Nyheim | Photo: /ritzau/Marius Nyheim
/ritzau/Marius Nyheim | Photo: /ritzau/Marius Nyheim
 

There is still time for container carriers to delve into digitalization, but the window of opportunity will soon close, warns Boston Consulting Group in a new report.

Boston Consulting: Digitalization is now or never for carriers 

Terminal giant and carrier launch different digital initiatives

Startup to launch cryptocurrency for container 

Is there a tech bubble ahead for shipping? 

 

Sulfur sinners to be revealed

Photo: ritzau/Jonas Olufson
Photo: ritzau/Jonas Olufson
 

Denmark to name sulfur cheaters 

Broad support for sulfur ban before crucial IMO meeting

 

Oil fund extends monitoring of shipping

/ritzau/AP/Adil Shakil | Photo: /ritzau/AP/Adil Shakil
/ritzau/AP/Adil Shakil | Photo: /ritzau/AP/Adil Shakil
 

The blacklisting of several carriers is only the first step in a broader monitoring of the shipping sector by the world's biggest independent investor, the Norwegian state's oil fund. Chairman of the fund's Council on Ethics, Johan H. Andresen, talks to ShippingWatch about the plans.

Norway's oil fund expands monitoring of shipping sector 

Cash buyer criticizes blacklisting: "It's not realistic"

 

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PR-foto: Concordia Maritime
PR-foto: Concordia Maritime

About a weak year for product tanker carriers, Wärtsilä's financial report and hunt for acquisitions and about disappointed investors in the bunker company Aeagean and much more:

Disappointed investors to break up Aegean's board 

Concordia's annual report is proof of horrible 2017 for product tanker

Wärtsilä's CEO: We're looking for interesting acquisitions 

Wärtsilä expects higher demand in 2018 

Alfa Laval ended 2017 with more shipping orders

English Edit: Gretchen Deverell Pedersen

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