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Shell Eyes Arctic Drilling this Summer

Oil major Shell wants to revive its Arctic oil drilling programme this year after a near two-year suspension, angering environmentalists who say the risk of an oil spill is too high.

ZIM Launches Monitoring and Tracking Service

ZIM integrated shipping services has announced the launching of a new monitoring, tracking and security services package, specifically designed for valuable and

Oil Tankers are Front Line of Libya's Struggles

Crew members killed in tanker attack this month; West fears worsening violence could lead to civil war. Oil shippers face higher costs and the possible loss of insurance cover on Libyan voyages,

26-year Jail Term Sought for Concordia Master

An Italian prosecutor asked a court on Monday to sentence the captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner to more than 26 years in jail for his role in the 2012 disaster that killed 32 people.

Shipowners’ P&I Club Names Swallow Chief Executive

Following a board meeting on January 15, the Shipowners’ P&I Club has announced the appointment of Simon Swallow as chief executive, in succession to Charles Hume, with effect from March 9.

Shippers Take Measures to Limit OW Bunker Fallout

Shipping firms have paid millions of dollars into U.S. accounts to prevent their vessels from being detained due to non-payment of bills for fuel supplied by the bankrupt OW Bunker,

IMB: Asia Maritime Piracy Attacks on the Rise

Piracy, armed attacks on ships in Asia at highest since 2006. Asia accounted for three-quarters of global maritime piracy last year after a surge in tanker hijackings

Grounded LNG Tanker to be Lightered

A fully loaded liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker grounded off Nigeria last week may siphon its cargo to another ship after tugs failed to pull it free, owner Teekay LNG Partners said on Tuesday.

Gas Tanker Reportedly Aground off Nigeria

A liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker has run aground off Nigeria after taking on a cargo at the country's Bonny Island export plant, two trading sources said. The 165,

John Anthony Chamberlain

A Founding Father of Signal Passes Away (December 12, 1940 – January 1, 2015).   It is with great sadness that the Managers of Signal Mutual Indemnity Association Ltd.

MPA: Collision, Oil Spill off Singapore

An oil tanker and a bulk carrier collided off Singapore on Friday causing some crude oil spillage, the Maritime Port Authority said. A Libyan-registered oil

Stricken, Burned Out Ferry Towed to Italy

11 confirmed dead, confusion remains over number of missing; investigators fear they will find bodies on board. Tug boats hauled the burnt-out hulk of the ferry

Shipping Executives Should Join Labor Talks: Union

Brushing aside calls for federal mediation in prolonged contact talks with employers at 29 U.S. West Coast ports, the union for 20,000 dockworkers urged shipping

Ferry Salvage Opration Kills Two Albanian Seamen

Two Albanian seamen were killed during an operation to salvage a multideck car ferry that caught fire off Greece's Adriatic Coast when a cable connecting their boat to the ferry snapped and hit them,

Merchant Ships Collide, Six Feared Dead

Two people drowned and four were missing at sea and feared dead after two merchant ships collided in rough seas off the Italian coast on Sunday, Italian officials said.

Storm Shuts Dardanelles Strait to Tankers

Turkey shut its Dardanelles Strait to tankers and its flag carrier cancelled some domestic and international flights in and out of Istanbul due to a storm. The

Five Dead, 22 Remain on Board Stricken Ferry

Fire started in early hours of Sunday; rescue efforts hampered by bad weather. Five people were confirmed to have died in car ferry that caught fire off the

DSG Marine Asks Shipowners to Consider Fixed Premium P&I Cover

P&I Insurance Seminar for Owners and Charterers held in Mumbai DGS Marine, a global P&I management provider and exclusive manager for the British European and Overseas (BE&O) P&I Facility,

Even 'Small' Vessels are Getting Bigger

The Shipowners’ Club is a mutual provider of P&I insurance that has throughout its 160 year history been dedicated to serving owners of small and specialist ships.

Danish Investors Investigating OW Bunker Collapse

A group of the largest Danish institutional investors has initiated an investigation of the collapse of ship fuel supplier OW Bunker, they said in a joint statement on Wednesday.

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