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Ship Statutory Alert: New requirements for stability instruments on Tankers, effective from 1st January 2016



Applicability: oil tankers, chemical tankers and gas carriers
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New requirements for onboard stability instruments applicable to all tankers will be effective from 1st January 2016. 501 more words

Shipmanagement

London underwriters focus on Iran, but step with care

Marine insurers face dilemma on Iranian business ties, as sanctions are not yet lifted, IHS Maritime & Trade reports.

Insurers are being approached with potential business from Iran even though the lifting of Western sanctions is not expected to become a reality until 2016. 129 more words

Maritime

Iran’s crude equation

An end to Iranian sanctions offers both positives and negatives for crude tanker owners, reports Greg Miller

Is the historic nuclear deal with Iran good or bad for crude tanker rates, and if so, when? 145 more words

Maritime

Headliners In The World Economy - And The World Fleet!

Recent economic news has been dominated by events in two countries. Headlines have focussed on Greece and its ongoing bailout woes and possible ‘Grexit’, as well as on China and the slump in its stock market and the impact on the wider economy. 445 more words

Clarksons

Nigeria Bans 113 Tankers from Its Waters

Nigeria’s national oil company NNPC has prohibited 113 oil tankers from its waters effective immediately, Reuters reports citing a letter circulated by the company.

According to the letter, the ban has been ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari, but reasons behind the decision have not been disclosed. 184 more words

Nigeria Bans 113 Oil Tankers from Her Waters.

Nigeria’s National Oil Company (NNPC) prohibited 113 oil tankers from its waters effective immediately, Reuters reports citing a letter circulated by the company.

According to the letter, the ban has been ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari,however, reasons for this decision are yet to be made known to the public. 175 more words

Nigeria

Westridge Marine Terminal's Current Impacts on Local Residents

Submitted by: NS NOPE

The evidence:

Indian Arm is a narrow waterway where noise and fumes from tankers are contained rather than dissipated.

  • The current situation at WMT and tankers at anchor already has a negative impact on residents as they can see tankers, light and diesel fumes from their homes.
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