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Flashback in history: EXXON VALDEZ oil spill, 24 March 1989

On 24 March 1989, the single-hull tanker EXXON VALDEZ was departing the Port of Valdez, Alaska with a full load of North Slope crude oil (approximately 1.26 million barrels) destined for Long Beach when it grounded on Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound. 90 more words

Loss Prevention

Singapore port authority suspends licences of five bunker tankers

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

Singapore’s Maritime Port Authority has temporarily suspended the harbour craft licences of five bunker tankers after it found irregularities with piping fixtures, a spokeswoman said on Tuesday. 139 more words

Money Matters

Somali pirates at it again

An EU Naval Force statement said the operation had finally made contact with the ship’s master, who confirmed that armed men were aboard the Comoros-flagged tanker Aris 13. 155 more words

Silently on Saturday: Paint Me An Ocean

It’s funny how any extend period of time away from the ocean gets me thinking about … being at the ocean… Hmmm…

Spend any time perusing this here blog thing of mine and you’ll realise my fascination with oceans and seas run deep, it always has and I’m thinking always will. 101 more words


The Savage

Hatton’s painting, “The Savage”, presents a reflection of a common theme in nose art; that of the animal.  The choice of subject here presents a concept of martial competence, paired with the ferocity of a tiger.  56 more words



The Hot Wheels #Fast Gassin is back for 2017, however, it is in the same series as last year: the #HW City Works Series. While many collectors often dislike a casting appearing in the same segment series over and over again, this fresh Union 76 design really saves the day. 438 more words


Bimco - Fleet growth squeezes crude oil tanker market

From January 2014 – October 2016 the crude oil tanker segment composing of VLCC, suexmax and aframax ships, had a net-fleet growth of 7.3%, which is equal to 24.3 million (m) DWT. 752 more words