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Saturday, September 23, 2017

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Sanctions against Qatar likely to increase

The potential for further sanctions against Qatar appears to have increased following a “negative response” from the Gulf state to demands from four Arab States. Arab States that have imposed a partial blockade against Qatar have voiced “regret” over Doha’s “negative reply” to their demands, according to a joint statement issued after the foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab...... Login to view this article


Lunchtime seminar: LNG fuelled tankers and bulk carriers

INTERTANKO and Intercargo are hosting a free lunchtime seminar entitled LNG fuelled tankers and bulk carriers on Wednesday 12 July. The presentation delivered by Martial Claudepierre, LNG Business Development Manager with Bureau Veritas, will cover design, environmental compliance, risks, operations, bunkering and profitability vs HFO & scrubbers. Entry is free to Members and Associate Members...... Login to view this article


Shipping companies hit by mass cyber attack

The recent ransomware cyber attack, ‘Petya’, has hit a number of shipping companies and port terminals quite hard. Although Maersk Line was the highest-profile victim, several terminals were forced to shut down their operations. While this appears to have only affected container lines so far, it is a timely warning that the shipping industry can be vulnerable to such criminal activity. INTERTAN...... Login to view this article


Shipping industry unites in proposing ambitious CO2 reduction objectives

INTERTANKO and three of its fellow trade associations – BIMCO, Intercargo and the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – have made a joint proposal to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) concerning ambitious CO2 reductions by the international shipping sector, which is responsible for transporting about 90% of global trade and 2.2% of the world’s annual man-made CO2 emissions. The...... Login to view this article


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