Ship Operations

The finalists for this year's Seatrade Awards have been announced, with the winners to be revealed during an evening ceremony at London’s spectacular Guildhall on Tuesday 7th May 2019.
California-headquartered Chevron Oronite has introduced a new marine cylinder lubricant additive package specially designed for ships operating with less than 0.5% sulphur fuels when the IMO 2020 kicks in.
Shortsea shipping has never really taken off in the US but the disruption caused to logistics by the likes of Amazon a new opportunity is being seen for palletized cargo…
Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) is going to install an augmented reality (AR) navigation system on 21 VLCCs having successfully trialled the innovation on two vessels.
With the Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) for ship recycling to become compulsory for vessels calling at European ports IMarEST has warned of a “quagmire of upheaval” for the shipping…
A series of meetings in recent days between European Commissioner for Transport, Violeta Bulc, and leaders of the Greek shipping community appear to have got Commissioner Bulc on side when…
Incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia have dropped to a 13-year low in the first quarter of this year, according to latest figures released by the…
China’s state-owned Cosco Shipping Energy Transportation has inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with oil major ExxonMobil to deepen their cooperation on marine lubricants purchasing and ship leasing.
You are the boatswain of a large containership, operating in long-haul routes. You are contracted to a nine-month tour of duty, from which you know there can be no relief.…
FueLNG, a joint venture between Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) and Shell Eastern Petroleum, has achieved Singapore’s 100th truck-to-ship LNG bunkering operation in accordance with the Technical Reference (TR)…
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