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Filipino shipowner looking to acquire bunker tanker

Filipino shipowner looking to acquire bunker tanker
Augus 10th 2017

Filipino shipowner Chelsea Logistics Corp (CLC) is set to acquire a tanker with a capacity of 45,000 to 55,000 litres of bunkers, TradeWinds reports.

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CLC falls further as it eyes tanker buy
http://www.tradewindsnews.com/shipsales/1324424/clc-falls-further-as-it-...
Newly listed Philippines owner reveals more of its acquisition plans post-IPO.

Plastics and packaging industry collaborate to find solutions to marine litter

Plastics and packaging industry collaborate to find solutions to marine litter
August 10, 2017 http://www.infrastructurene.ws/2017/08/10/plastics-and-packaging-industr...

The 2017 African Marine Waste Conference took place in Port Elizabeth recently, and was attended by about 200 delegates from nine African states and a further ten countries from other continents.

Trading houses return to shipowning

Trading houses return to shipowning
Sam Chambers August 9th 2017 http://splash247.com/trading-houses-return-shipowning/

2017 is likely to be viewed in hindsight as the year major trading houses returned to shipowning. A recent report from brokers Alibra Shipping looks at how traders have taken advantage of rising commodity prices in recent months to snap up bargain hulls.

14 Korean lines form alliance to restore faith, post-Hanjin

14 Korean lines form alliance to restore faith, post-Hanjin
Edwin Lopez Jennifer McKevitt Aug. 10, 2017 http://www.supplychaindive.com/news/Korea-Shipping-Partnership-14-contai...

Even though the dust from the wave of ocean shipping consolidation seems to have settled, the formation of KSP shows changes in the industry are far from over. Now, the side effects of consolidation on major trades will begin to take shape.

Outrage as 3,000 animals die on livestock shipment to Doha

Outrage as 3,000 animals die on livestock shipment to Doha
Sam Chambers August 9th 2017 http://splash247.com/outrage-as-3000-animals-die-onboard-37-year-old-liv...

A senior Australian politician has blasted livestock exporters and demanded more stringent penalties for those found to be failing to follow regulations.

High Tanker Fleet Growth Hinders Market’s Recovery Says Tanker Owner

High Tanker Fleet Growth Hinders Market’s Recovery Says Tanker Owner
08/08/2017 http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/high-tanker-fleet-growth-hinders-mar...

Cyber threats prompt return of radio for ship navigation

Cyber threats prompt return of radio for ship navigation
Jonathan Saul August 7, 2017 https://www.reuters.com/article/us-shipping-gps-cyber-idUSKBN1AN0HT

LONDON (Reuters) - The risk of cyber attacks targeting ships' satellite navigation is pushing nations to delve back through history and develop back-up systems with roots in World War Two radio technology.

Ships use GPS (Global Positioning System) and other similar devices that rely on sending and receiving satellite signals, which many experts say are vulnerable to jamming by hackers.

Cargo ship detained at Sharpness Docks for two months over unpaid wages and lack of drinking water concerns

Cargo ship detained at Sharpness Docks for two months over unpaid wages and lack of drinking water concerns
9 Aug 2017 http://www.gazetteseries.co.uk/news/15463345.Cargo_ship_detained_at_Shar...

UNPAID wages, concerns over a lack of drinking water and conditions described as “close to modern day slavery” has led to a cargo ship being detained at Sharpness Docks.

British cargo ship master fined after being found five times over the alcohol limit

British cargo ship master fined after being found five times over the alcohol limit
Katy Stickland 09.08.2017

A British cargo ship master has been suspended after he pleaded guilty to exceeding the alcohol limit for a seafarer.

Anthony Michael Baker, 53, from Devon, was also fined NZD $3,000, around £1,694, when he appeared before the Whangarei District Court in New Zealand on Monday (7 August).

Maritime New Zealand said Baker’s conviction served as a strong warning and reminder to seafarers.

Theresa May urged to help in the search for missing Stellar Daisy crew

Theresa May urged to help in the search for missing Stellar Daisy crew
Sam Chambers August 8th 2017 http://splash247.com/theresa-may-urged-help-search-missing-stellar-daisy...

Theresa May, the British prime minister, is being urged to help out in the ongoing search for the missing 22 crew from the sunken ore carrier Stellar Daisy

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