EQUIPMENT Honeywell reports that US tank barge operators are increasingly turning to the company’s Tanksystem portable level gauges to help meet current expectations for environmental protection
Hyundai Heavy Industries is said to have won orders for up to nine VLGCs, four of which are firm contracts.
Odfjell SE has reported EBITDA of $27m on revenues of $291m for the first quarter 2013. Both figures are down on last year but show some improvement from the fourth quarter.
The Yangtze Maritime Safety Authorities have this week adopted a new strategy for supervising the movement of 79 different dangerous goods in bulk on the Yangtze.
Shell has put two LNG-fuelled inland barges into service this week.
POLLUTION Illegal discharges of oily water have landed Columbia Shipmanagement with a hefty fine in the US. But it was only the actions of certain crewmembers that brought the practice to light, as Brian Warshaw reports
RESULTS Continued poor returns from the chemical tanker sector have held back profits at Stolt-Nielsen, and indications for the rest of the year are little brighter
Odfjell Tankers and National Chemical Carriers (NCC) have decided to terminate their pool of Handysize coated chemical tankers.
A group of business associations has completed a comprehensive information paper on the requirements for Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) for chemical tankers.
Stolt Tankers has reported an operating loss of $2.8m during the first quarter of 2013, compared with the $2.6m operating profit posted for the fourth quarter of 2012.