The International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals (ISGOTT) has been reviewed, enhanced and refreshed to ensure that it continues to reflect current best practice and legislation and, as a … [Read more...] about OCIMF releases latest (6th edition) of ISGOTT.
Event: Militant threats Date and Time: 18 June 2020 Location: Akwa Ibom, Nigeria Description: A group of ex-militants called the Niger Delta Volunteers have issued a … [Read more...] about Security alert – Militant Threat / Nigeria
A Filipino crew on board ‘Bulk Carina’, a bulk carrier which docked at VO Chidambaranar Port Trust (VOCPT) on June 15, was found to be coronavirus positive, the first such instance involving crew on a … [Read more...] about Crew on board cargo ship that docked at Tuticorin Port found to be Covid-19 positive
Demand for Vehicle Carriers is down significantly since the onset of COVID-19. This article will look at how much demand has fallen, both globally and across some of the main trades, if there are any … [Read more...] about Steep fall in demand for Vehicle Carriers
The Indian Shipping Ministry led by Mansukh Mandaviya is enticing global shipowners to flag their ships in India, reviving a much debated topic that has often lost steam over the lack of a level … [Read more...] about Indian Shipping Minister Mansukh Mandaviya revives debate on flagging ships in India