The US Coast Guard has scheduled a meeting of the Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC) for December 11 to 13 in Washington, DC.
Stolt Tankers has reported an operating loss of $0.8m for the three months to end August, down from the $4.5m recorded for the previous period.
Odfjell reports weak demand and softer freight rates for its chemical tankers during the second quarter.
Odfjell has placed an order for four 46,000 dwt coated chemical tankers from Hyundai Mipo. Delivery is scheduled for January to July 2014 and Odfjell says the four will cost "close to $160m".
Berlian Laju Tanker (BLT) has secured a three-month extension of the Orders granting court protection against action from creditors in Singapore.
Guangzhou Shipyard has won an order for six innovative chemical parcel tankers from a group of Scandinavian shipowners.
Jason Shipping has reported a net loss of $3.8m for the first quarter, an improvement on the loss of $6.8m posted for the final period of 2011.
Triton III has completed its acquisition of the chemical tanker operations of Nordic Tankers.
Triton Fund, which owns Herning Shipping, has agreed to acquire the chemical tanker activities of Nordic Tankers for $30m.
The International Parcel Tankers Association marked its 25th anniversary with a reception at the Naval Club in London last week.