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It's slow engines with scrubbers for now

NO APOLOGIES for getting a bit technical this week. It is for a good reason. Shipowners are facing a plethora of decisions on complex technical issues against a background of uncertainty. Come Jan 1, 2020, now less than 18 months away, they will face the challenge of complying with the International Maritime Organisation's cap of 0.5 per cent sulphur in ships' fuel. To fall in with the requirement, existing ships have a number of options...

PSA International makes first foray into Canada with acquisition of port facility stake

PSA International on Tuesday said it would acquire 60 per cent of a port facility in Canada, making its first foray into Canada. PSA said it has, through its wholly owned subsidiary PSA Canada Holdings Ltd, signed an investment agreement with Ashcroft Terminal (AT) to acquire 60 per cent of the business in Western Canada. AT is an inland port facility located about 300 kilometres east of the Port of Vancouver, and is the only...

Shipping losses continue to fall but not in SE Asia

ALMOST a third of shipping losses in 2017 - 30 in number - occurred in the South China, Indochina, Indonesia and Philippines maritime region, causing certain sections of the press to call the area the "new Bermuda Triangle". Certainly, losses were up but there is no real mystery as to why. Losses in South-east Asia were actually up an apparently dramatic 25 per cent annually but major marine insurer Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS)...

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SMM 2018

Look forward to the gathering of key players from the various sectors. SMM will underscore its commitment to the maritime industry: Shipowners Forum, Maritime Future Summit, the global maritime environmental congress, MS&D – the international conference on maritime security and defence, Maritime Career Market.

OSEA 2018

OSEA – the most established oil & gas industry event in Asia, is a knowledge platform that brings together trade professionals to share ideas and tackle industry pertinent concerns and challenges in the region. With 21 successful showings under the belt, the event has evolved to meet the increasing demand... more

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