Shipping News

Super-tanker in collision off Singapore

A Malta-registered super-tanker collided with a container ship in the Strait of Singapore, causing an oil spill near the world’s second busiest container port. Oman Shipping’s 320,000-dwt Seeb (built 2011) clashed with the Kota Tenaga (built 2002) near Pulau Sebarok yesterday. About five metric tons of marine fuel oil leaked from the Kota Tenaga, a Singapore-flagged vessel, after it made contact with the SEEB, considered to be a very large crude carrier, around 2.7 kilometers (1.7 miles) South of Pulau Sebarok island, the Maritime and Port Authority said in a  statement. The incident was reported at 9 p.m. local time, it said.

Shipping News

V.Group the world’s leading provider of maritime services, together with its market leading third party ship management arm, V.Ships, are celebrating the inauguration of a major new office and training centre in Manila, Philippines.
An open arbitrage to move distillates west from the Persian Gulf and Red Sea to Europe has pushed up shipping rates on the major jet fuel export route, with the price for moving Long Range sized vessels spiking to $37.69/mt, its highest level since December 2012.
A tightening tonnage availability coupled with a lack of vessels suitable for carrying naphtha has seen freight rates for Asian Long Range I clean product tankers hit the highest level for the year, market sources said Thursday.
Hyde Marine announced it will attend Nor-Shipping 2015, June 2-5, held at the Norges Varemesse in Oslo, Norway. The marine technology company will present at BIMCO'S Driving Maritime Environmental & Efficiency Management Seminar, at the Thon Hotel Arena...

Market Reports


Enter Keyword
Filter by Category