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Call for military action to break stricken tanker deadlock

A maritime lawyer has called for a military resolution to break the deadlock over the floating storage tanker Safer amid frustration that Yemen’s Houthi rebels continue to stop the UN inspecting and repairing the ship

Middle East and Africa Yemen

BW LPG positive on medium-term VLGC market

Due to current market weakness the company plans to bring forward six scheduled dry dockings and two special surveys. Around 11 VLGC remain to be retrofitted with dual-fuel LPG propulsion engines, out of which eight ships are scheduled in 2021 with the first likely to enter yards in mid-March

Singapore Tankers and Gas

Sembmarine braces for energy transition amid pandemic

Clients have not cancelled any projects on Sembmarine’s orderbook, which has diversified beyond projects in the offshore oil and gas sector, says the shipyard group’s chief executive

Singapore Offshore

Four injured in Gibraltar bulker explosion

Four crew were injured and two taken to hospital with burns after an explosion on a Hong Kong-flagged capesize bulk carrier at the port of Gibraltar on Friday night

Gibraltar Dry Bulk

Yangzijiang buys neigbouring equipment supplier

The acquisition is being funded through internal resources as Yangzijiang widens its base of related companies

China Ship repair

ABB’s data integration platform bridges digital gap

ABB has worked across several industrial sectors. It found that digital silos is a common problem. The Ability Genix platform aims to provide advanced analytics for mid- to large companies

International Digitalisation

DHT brings forward drydocking schedule

The company, which had 16 off-hire days in the fourth quarter of last year because of deviations and longer port stays, said it continues to face challenges related to crew changes

International Tankers and Gas

Ammonia retrofits for LNG-fuelled ships to pick up in 2030s

Ships currently running on liquefied natural gas are forecast to switch to ammonia rather than hydrogen as a next-generation fuel, DNV GL says. But owners will not take the plunge unless they can be assured of fuel availability

International Ship repair

Vessel operating costs at highest since 2007

Manning costs were up by 6%, and there are signs that the virus has deepened an existing officer shortage. Drydocking expenses rose by 5% as shipyards closed in early 2020, pushing work into the second half

International Ship operations
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