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Samsung Heavy wins orders for eco-friendly and highly efficient S-Max tankers

Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) revealed on July 11st that it has clinched a deal worth a combined 147 billion won to build two S-Max tankers from Panamanian shipowner. And the ships will be delivered by March 2021. ※    Suezmax (S-Max, Suez Canal Maximum) refers to the largest ships that are capable of transiting the Suez Canal in a fully […]

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Sailor’s Society launches a petition urging ILO to make wellness training for seafarers mandatory

Sailor’s Society launches a petition urging ILO to make wellness training for seafarers mandatory. According to the Petition, The world’s 1.6 million seafarers transport 90 per cent of the goods we rely upon on a daily basis. They can spend months away from home, risking violent storms, piracy and isolation. This can be exacerbated by […]

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Shipping Giant A.P. Moller – Maersk to retain full ownership of Maersk Supply Service.

The A.P. Moller – Maersk Board of Directors has decided to retain full ownership of Maersk Supply Service. The offshore support vessel industry, which Maersk Supply Service operates within, has over the last three years exhibited clear signs of distress, reducing company market capitalisations and lower asset values, negatively impacting the ability to find a […]