The authorities in Singapore reported the arrest of ten men working as crew aboard two tugboats suspected in a scheme to steal and sell marine gas oil from one of the tug’s employers. Singapore, which … [Read more...] about Singapore Arrests 10 Crew members in Latest Fuel Fraud Scheme
Ships resume Taiwan routes amid uncertainty over China drills
hipping in the Taiwan Strait showed signs of returning to normal, despite a lack of clarity over whether China’s military exercises around the island have ended. More than 30 vessels have transited … [Read more...] about Ships resume Taiwan routes amid uncertainty over China drills
ZIM confirms seven vessel acquisitions
Israeli carrier ZIM has confirmed its ditched its usual chartering options for its latest fleet expansion plans. Splash reported earlier this week the Eli Glickman-led carrier had bought four ships in … [Read more...] about ZIM confirms seven vessel acquisitions
COLREGS: Still Fit for Purpose?
There has been much debate about the COLREGS over the last 12 months or so, with many suggesting that it is now time for not just some amendments but a total revision of the Rules. So are the … [Read more...] about COLREGS: Still Fit for Purpose?
First Vessel Receives DNV Notation for Quiet Underwater Operations
The first merchant ship has officially received a notation on its class registration regarding its ability to reduce and eliminate underwater noise during its operations. DNV, the first classification … [Read more...] about First Vessel Receives DNV Notation for Quiet Underwater Operations