A collision on Saturday between a Greek-registered bulk carrier and a Malaysian government vessel in disputed territorial waters has reignited politcal tensions between Singapore and Malaysia over an ongoing sovereignty claim of sea borders.

Polaris Shipping will install open-loop scrubbers on seven of its ships, using Langh Tech systems and retrofitting at South Korea’s STX Offshore & Shipbuilding.

Continuing its consolidation of the sector Star Bulk Carriers is buying Songa Bulk in a cash and share deal worth $327.95m.