www.tradewindsnews.com http://www.tradewindsnews.com/ www.tradewindsnews.com PDVSA replay http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/347096/PDVSA-replay Dynacom Tankers of Greece has been tipped as the first VLCC operator to cash in on Venezuela’s growing appetite for imported crude. aaron.kelley@tradewindsnews.com (Aaron Kelley) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/347096/PDVSA-replay Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:33:21 +0000 tankers Britannia aims low http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/347094/Britannia-aims-low A general increase of 2.5% is to be required by the Britannia Steam Ship Insurance Association at the February renewal of P&I cover. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/347094/Britannia-aims-low Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:28:29 +0000 finance Investec in box move http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/347086/Investec-in-box-move Investec Asset Finance has appointed Keith Glasscoe to lead a new container financing team. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/347086/Investec-in-box-move Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:01:51 +0000 liner Bollore sees earnings slide http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/347087/Bollore-sees-earnings-slide Terminals group Bollore Africa Logistics (BAL) has posted a drop in first-half earnings as costs rose. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/347087/Bollore-sees-earnings-slide Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:51:49 +0000 liner Rates and stocks rising http://www.tradewindsnews.com/drycargo/347079/Rates-and-stocks-rising A sharp upturn in capesize rates has been met with a rush in the share prices of leading bulker owners today. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/drycargo/347079/Rates-and-stocks-rising Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:49:30 +0000 drycargo Nobu Su trial opens http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/347082/Nobu-Su-trial-opens Two high profile shipowners appeared in a UK courtroom today at the opening of a trial relating to over $36m outstanding from a failed deal between them over forward freight agreements (FFAs). n_roumpis@nhst.no (Nikolaos Roumpis) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/347082/Nobu-Su-trial-opens Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:48:43 +0000 finance Havyard raises $23m http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/347080/Havyard-raises-23m Norwegian shipbuilder Havyard Group has sold NOK 150m ($22.9m) of bonds that it will list on Wednesday. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/347080/Havyard-raises-23m Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:06:44 +0000 offshore Baltex seals its future http://www.tradewindsnews.com/drycargo/347078/Baltex-seals-its-future The Baltic Exchange has signed a key deal with clearing house LCH.Clearnet that could see a rapid turnaround in the fortunes of its loss-making Baltex futures trading screen. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/drycargo/347078/Baltex-seals-its-future Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:05:16 +0000 drycargo Keppel stays positive http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/347076/Keppel-stays-positive An improved showing from its Offshore & Marine division could not prevent a slip in third quarter profit at Keppel Corp. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/347076/Keppel-stays-positive Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:57:13 +0000 finance Nyborg gets busier http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/347075/Nyborg-gets-busier Temporary Norden CEO Klaus Nyborg has become the chairman of Danish tanker and bunker group United Shipping & Trading Co (USTC). gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/347075/Nyborg-gets-busier Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:52:24 +0000 tankers Toei to make more http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/347073/Toei-to-make-more Japan’s Toei Reefer Line has raised its full-year profit forecast as revenue increases. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/347073/Toei-to-make-more Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:17:34 +0000 finance G6 halts US service http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/347074/G6-halts-US-service The G6 Alliance of container lines is temporarily suspending a China to US run as demand changes. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/347074/G6-halts-US-service Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:55:39 +0000 liner Restructuring clock watch http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/347062/Restructuring-clock-watch John Fredriksen could combine Frontline and Frontline 2012 before the end of the year, Arctic Securities says. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/347062/Restructuring-clock-watch Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:27:39 +0000 finance HHI orders fall 25% http://www.tradewindsnews.com/shipsales/347070/HHI-orders-fall-25 Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has seen new orders plunge 25% in the first nine months of 2014. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/shipsales/347070/HHI-orders-fall-25 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:16:36 +0000 shipsales Asian lines target US trades http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/347069/Asian-lines-target-US-trades The CKYHE Alliance of boxship owners is targeting US trades in a new expansion move. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/347069/Asian-lines-target-US-trades Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:53:21 +0000 liner Platou in Maersk swing http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/article347068.ece5 RS Platou Markets has reinstated a buy rating on AP Moller-Maersk suggesting a declining oil price is positive for the Danish conglomerate. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/article347068.ece5 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:34:46 +0000 finance Vale to the rescue http://www.tradewindsnews.com/drycargo/347064/Vale-to-the-rescue Vale is ready to fix a string of capesize vessels in a move that may finally kick-start a fourth quarter upturn in the spot market, Danske Bank says. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/drycargo/347064/Vale-to-the-rescue Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:44:28 +0000 drycargo Oldendorff gets first cape http://www.tradewindsnews.com/drycargo/347067/Oldendorff-gets-first-cape German shipowner Oldendorff Carriers has just taken delivery of its first ever owned capesize newbuilding. dale.wainwright@tradewindsnews.com (Dale Wainwright) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/drycargo/347067/Oldendorff-gets-first-cape Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:36:27 +0000 drycargo Vietnam tackles lines http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/347059/Vietnam-tackles-lines Vietnam is setting up a taskforce to look into complaints of "inappropriate" surcharges on exports imposed by container lines. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/347059/Vietnam-tackles-lines Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:05:00 +0000 liner Nova rival coming? http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/347058/Nova-rival-coming Canada to US ferry start-up Nova Star Cruises could soon face a challenge on the route. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/347058/Nova-rival-coming Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:29:53 +0000 liner Yinson seals extension http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/347057/Yinson-seals-extension Malaysia’s Yinson Holdings has seen the charter on one of its FPSO units extended for another twelve months. dale.wainwright@tradewindsnews.com (Dale Wainwright) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/347057/Yinson-seals-extension Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:17:21 +0000 offshore Triyards slides in Q4 http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/347055/Triyards-slides-in-Q4 Triyards Holdings has seen its fourth quarter profit drop by almost 50%, figures released Tuesday show. dale.wainwright@tradewindsnews.com (Dale Wainwright) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/347055/Triyards-slides-in-Q4 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 04:31:50 +0000 offshore Varun aframax arrested http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/347050/Varun-aframax-arrested Varun Shipping’s financial woes have returned to the spotlight after one of its aframax tankers was arrested in Singapore. dale.wainwright@tradewindsnews.com (Dale Wainwright) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/347050/Varun-aframax-arrested Tue, 21 Oct 2014 02:50:12 +0000 tankers DSME takes FLNG lead http://www.tradewindsnews.com/gas/347046/DSME-takes-FLNG-lead A DSME consortium has won the front end engineering design (FEED) contract for a FLNG carrier newbuilding. dale.wainwright@tradewindsnews.com (Dale Wainwright) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/gas/347046/DSME-takes-FLNG-lead Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:46:53 +0000 gas LA sets import record http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/347045/LA-sets-import-record The Port of Los Angeles saw its busiest month in eight years in September, figures from the port show. dale.wainwright@tradewindsnews.com (Dale Wainwright) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/347045/LA-sets-import-record Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:08:54 +0000 liner GulfMark slashes forecast http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/347044/GulfMark-slashes-forecast GulfMark Offshore slashed its revenue forecast for the year as it delivered a lower-than-expected third-quarter result and as its top executive warned of “slowing momentum” in the market. eric.martin@tradewindsnews.com (Eric Martin) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/347044/GulfMark-slashes-forecast Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:07:07 +0000 offshore DryShips surges after loan http://www.tradewindsnews.com/drycargo/347039/DryShips-surges-after-loan DryShips saw its share price rise sharply Monday after the New York-listed shipowner announced a loan from spin-off Ocean Rig. eric.martin@tradewindsnews.com (Eric Martin) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/drycargo/347039/DryShips-surges-after-loan Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:42:15 +0000 drycargo Cautious on condensates http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/347035/Cautious-on-condensates Significant US exports of condensates will not hit the water soon to bolster long-haul tanker demand, Poten & Partners says. eric.martin@tradewindsnews.com (Eric Martin) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/347035/Cautious-on-condensates Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:05:23 +0000 tankers Shipping’s cyber burden http://www.tradewindsnews.com/andalso/347032/Shipping’s-cyber-burden Governments are sounding the alarm on cyberattacks but the onus falls on the shipping industry to take steps to prevent them, lawyers at US firm Blank Rome say. eric.martin@tradewindsnews.com (Eric Martin) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/andalso/347032/Shipping’s-cyber-burden Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:25:12 +0000 andalso ECA to hit arbitrage http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/347024/ECA-to-hit-arbitrage US shipbrokerage Charles Weber says the fuel premiums associated with looming sulphur limitations next year will hurt charterers’ arbitrage opportunities on smaller tanker trades more so than routes for larger vessels. eric.martin@tradewindsnews.com (Eric Martin) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/347024/ECA-to-hit-arbitrage Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:40:25 +0000 tankers Maersk makes history http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/347019/Maersk-makes-history Huge containership becomes the largest vessel ever to enter the Thames only 30 miles from central London. n_roumpis@nhst.no (Nikolaos Roumpis) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/347019/Maersk-makes-history Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:05:53 +0000 liner Drillship deals stretched http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/347016/Drillship-deals-stretched DryShips-owned Ocean Rig (ORIG) has extended two drillship charters in a deal worth $1.1bn. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/347016/Drillship-deals-stretched Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:11:01 +0000 offshore Maersk scraps AHTS http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/346980/Maersk-scraps-AHTS Maersk Supply Service has followed up a rush of newbuilding activity with the disposal of one of its anchor handlers for demolition. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/346980/Maersk-scraps-AHTS Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:05:39 +0000 offshore RCCL faces fine http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/347012/RCCL-faces-fine Royal Caribbean Cruises could face a heavy fine after Dutch authorities suspect a breach of the Dutch Foreign Employment Act. n_roumpis@nhst.no (Nikolaos Roumpis) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/347012/RCCL-faces-fine Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:00:06 +0000 liner Navico buys MARIS http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/347009/Navico-buys-MARIS Marine electronics company Navico Holdings has acquired Maritime Information Systems (MARIS) from the Grieg group. n_roumpis@nhst.no (Nikolaos Roumpis) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/347009/Navico-buys-MARIS Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:55:08 +0000 finance New man, new direction? http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/347006/New-man-new-direction Robert Macleod’s appointment as chief executive of Frontline has increased speculation that the company is to combine with fellow John Fredriksen vehicle Frontline 2012. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/347006/New-man-new-direction Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:33:29 +0000 finance ORIG lends a hand http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/347010/ORIG-lends-a-hand Nasdaq-listed DryShips is getting a cash injection of $120m from subsidiary Ocean Rig (ORIG) to help pay off a bond bill. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/347010/ORIG-lends-a-hand Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:10:23 +0000 finance Vinalines keen to sell http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/347008/Vinalines-keen-to-sell Vietnamese state shipowner Vinalines is trying to offload the costly floating dock at the centre of a fraud case that ended with two former executives receiving the death penalty. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/347008/Vinalines-keen-to-sell Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:52:55 +0000 finance Cochin connection http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/347003/Cochin-connection A new shipping service between India’s Cochin and the Maldives is under consideration from the two countries' port authorities, the Deccan Chronicle reports. n_roumpis@nhst.no (Nikolaos Roumpis) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/347003/Cochin-connection Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:49:05 +0000 liner Scorpio scoops $411m loan http://www.tradewindsnews.com/drycargo/346993/Scorpio-scoops-411m-loan New York-listed Scorpio Bulkers has fixed a loan of $411.26m to finance 12 new capesizes. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/drycargo/346993/Scorpio-scoops-411m-loan Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:29:54 +0000 drycargo Goldman out of ABP http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/346991/Goldman-out-of-ABP Goldman Sachs could sell its stake in major UK terminals player Associated British Ports (ABP). n_roumpis@nhst.no (Nikolaos Roumpis) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/346991/Goldman-out-of-ABP Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:08:40 +0000 finance Macleod takes Frontline reins http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/346992/Macleod-takes-Frontline-reins Robert Macleod is to succeed Jens Martin Jensen as chief executive of Frontline in a top management shake-up at the tanker owner. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/346992/Macleod-takes-Frontline-reins Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:58:27 +0000 tankers Stowaways jump http://www.tradewindsnews.com/casualties/346986/Stowaways-jump A man has died after a group of nine stowaways leapt from a PIL cargoship in Ghana. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/casualties/346986/Stowaways-jump Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:54:57 +0000 casualties Atlantic mobilises fleet http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/346982/Atlantic-mobilises-fleet Singapore’s Atlantic Navigation Holdings has agreed to provide eight vessels to work at an infrastructure project off Qatar. n_roumpis@nhst.no (Nikolaos Roumpis) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/346982/Atlantic-mobilises-fleet Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:51:08 +0000 offshore Tanker refloated http://www.tradewindsnews.com/casualties/346981/Tanker-refloated A Seychelles-owned tanker has been refloated after nine days stuck in the Amazon river, Brazil. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/casualties/346981/Tanker-refloated Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:28:48 +0000 casualties NAO dividend holds firm http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/346983/NAO-dividend-holds-firm Nordic American Offshore has kept its dividend unchanged for the third quarter. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/346983/NAO-dividend-holds-firm Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:28:13 +0000 finance Gotland sells again http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/346977/Gotland-sells-again Sweden’s Rederi AB Gotland has sold another tanker as it trims its fleet. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/346977/Gotland-sells-again Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:50:50 +0000 tankers Buffalo in LNG alliance http://www.tradewindsnews.com/gas/346979/Buffalo-in-LNG-alliance Bunker specialist Buffalo Marine Service has teamed up with LNG America in a bid to develop LNG fuel services in the US. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/gas/346979/Buffalo-in-LNG-alliance Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:30:25 +0000 gas More bonds bought http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/346974/More-bonds-bought Oslo-listed Subsea 7 has splashed another $27m on buying back its own bonds. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/346974/More-bonds-bought Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:16:14 +0000 finance Polemis sheds oldest VLCC http://www.tradewindsnews.com/shipsales/346972/Polemis-sheds-oldest-VLCC Adam Polemis is believed to have scrapped the oldest of his six VLCCs. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/shipsales/346972/Polemis-sheds-oldest-VLCC Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:05:03 +0000 shipsales Carnival Ebola panic over http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/346967/Carnival-Ebola-panic-over A Carnival cruiseship has returned to the US after being refused entry to Belize in an Ebola scare. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/346967/Carnival-Ebola-panic-over Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:42:01 +0000 liner TIL to buy back? http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/346968/TIL-to-buy-back A sharp rise in the value of its ships could have set the scene for a share buyback plan at Teekay spin-off Tankers Investment Ltd (TIL). andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/346968/TIL-to-buy-back Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:08:54 +0000 finance COSL orders AHTS trio http://www.tradewindsnews.com/shipsales/346966/COSL-orders-AHTS-trio China Oilfield Services (COSL) has been linked to a new order for anchor-handlers at Wuchang Shipbuilding. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/shipsales/346966/COSL-orders-AHTS-trio Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:06:29 +0000 shipsales Samsung edges up http://www.tradewindsnews.com/shipsales/346965/Samsung-edges-up Korea's Samsung Heavy Industries has posted a slightly stronger third quarter profit despite a drop in revenue. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/shipsales/346965/Samsung-edges-up Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:23:13 +0000 shipsales Charters net Vallianz $64m http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/346959/Charters-net-Vallianz-64m Vallianz Holdings has added a further $64m to its order backlog thanks a series of new deals announced Monday. dale.wainwright@tradewindsnews.com (Dale Wainwright) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/346959/Charters-net-Vallianz-64m Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:29:28 +0000 offshore Suez contractors picked http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/346957/Suez-contractors-picked A Royal Boskalis Westminster-led consortium has secured a contract to construct part of the ‘new’ Suez Canal. dale.wainwright@tradewindsnews.com (Dale Wainwright) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/346957/Suez-contractors-picked Mon, 20 Oct 2014 04:44:40 +0000 finance SMM bags double order http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/346951/SMM-bags-double-order Sembcorp Marine has secured two offshore energy related contracts valued at a combined SGD 222m ($173.4m). dale.wainwright@tradewindsnews.com (Dale Wainwright) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/346951/SMM-bags-double-order Mon, 20 Oct 2014 03:27:33 +0000 offshore York MR sale falters http://www.tradewindsnews.com/shipsales/346950/York-MR-sale-falters York Capital Management’s plan to offload a series of five medium-range (MR) newbuildings looks to be floundering. dale.wainwright@tradewindsnews.com (Dale Wainwright) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/shipsales/346950/York-MR-sale-falters Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:11:12 +0000 shipsales Laeisz sells panamax http://www.tradewindsnews.com/shipsales/346932/Laeisz-sells-panamax Germany’s F Laeisz Reederei has sold a 17-year-old bulker, various shipbrokers report. eric.martin@tradewindsnews.com (Eric Martin) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/shipsales/346932/Laeisz-sells-panamax Fri, 17 Oct 2014 22:33:37 +0000 shipsales Sinokor buys aframax http://www.tradewindsnews.com/shipsales/346927/Sinokor-buys-aframax Sinokor Merchant Marine is reported to have purchased a five-year-old aframax tanker after its efforts to grab a more modern pair fell through. eric.martin@tradewindsnews.com (Eric Martin) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/shipsales/346927/Sinokor-buys-aframax Fri, 17 Oct 2014 22:01:51 +0000 shipsales MPP adrift off Canada http://www.tradewindsnews.com/casualties/346924/MPP-adrift-off-Canada A Russian multipurpose ship (MPP) is reportedly adrift off the western Canadian coast. eric.martin@tradewindsnews.com (Eric Martin) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/casualties/346924/MPP-adrift-off-Canada Fri, 17 Oct 2014 21:20:41 +0000 casualties Tankers rebound has legs http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/346917/Tankers-rebound-has-legs Evercore Partners sees robust fundamentals in the tanker space despite concerns over demand. eric.martin@tradewindsnews.com (Eric Martin) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/346917/Tankers-rebound-has-legs Fri, 17 Oct 2014 19:20:40 +0000 tankers IMO to review BWMS rules http://www.tradewindsnews.com/andalso/346909/IMO-to-review-BWMS-rules The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has agreed to review ballast water management system (BWMS) type-approval guidelines that have drawn complaints from shipowner groups. eric.martin@tradewindsnews.com (Eric Martin) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/andalso/346909/IMO-to-review-BWMS-rules Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:23:34 +0000 andalso Staying safe http://www.tradewindsnews.com/andalso/346933/Staying-safe We take a look at what was said in the market over the past week. jim.mulrenan@tradewindsnews.com (Jim Mulrenan) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/andalso/346933/Staying-safe Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:11:00 +0000 andalso LMG wins ferry work http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/346906/LMG-wins-ferry-work Norwegian designer LMG Marin is developing new ferries for Port of Tallinn's new islands transport contract. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/346906/LMG-wins-ferry-work Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:25:49 +0000 liner Rongsheng loss hits $549m http://www.tradewindsnews.com/shipsales/346901/Rongsheng-loss-hits-549m Chinese shipyard Jiangsu Rongsheng Heavy Industries has racked up losses of CNY 3.36bn ($549m) so far this year as it seeks to refinance loans. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/shipsales/346901/Rongsheng-loss-hits-549m Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:37:36 +0000 shipsales IOPC Funds win Gard battle http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/346902/IOPC-Funds-win-Gard-battle A London high court judge today ruled that the International Oil Pollution Compensation (IOPC) Funds did not have a contractual obligation to Gard and even if they did there was legal immunity under English law. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/346902/IOPC-Funds-win-Gard-battle Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:35:25 +0000 tankers Belize blocks Ebola nurse http://www.tradewindsnews.com/casualties/346899/Belize-blocks-Ebola-nurse Passengers have been kept on a Carnival cruiseship off Belize after a Texas nurse was isolated on board following possible contact with a patient who died of Ebola in the US. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/casualties/346899/Belize-blocks-Ebola-nurse Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:30:16 +0000 casualties Greek officer remanded http://www.tradewindsnews.com/casualties/346900/Greek-officer-remanded An Anangel Maritime Services officer has been remanded in custody in Norway while police continue a murder investigation. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/casualties/346900/Greek-officer-remanded Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:59:10 +0000 casualties Rodgers set on Wall Street http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/346897/Rodgers-set-on-Wall-Street Paddy Rodgers has confirmed tanker giant Euronav retains an appetite for a stock listing in the US when global market conditions become more favourable. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/346897/Rodgers-set-on-Wall-Street Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:25:29 +0000 finance Ferry out of action http://www.tradewindsnews.com/casualties/346889/Ferry-out-of-action A Washington State Ferries (WSF) ship is out of action until next year after developing an electrical problem. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/casualties/346889/Ferry-out-of-action Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:20:59 +0000 casualties Mermaid unites units http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/346894/Mermaid-unites-units Mermaid Marine Australia is bringing together its global operations under a new name after taking over Singapore's Jaya Holdings. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/346894/Mermaid-unites-units Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:06:25 +0000 offshore Eimskip gets tough http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/346890/Eimskip-gets-tough Icelandic owner Eimskip is ready to call in the police in a growing row over dawn raids on the company's offices last year. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/liner/346890/Eimskip-gets-tough Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:29:27 +0000 liner Euronav on the rise http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/346891/Euronav-on-the-rise Euronav shares shifted into a forward gear today after the tanker owner reported a strong start to the fourth quarter. andy.pierce@tradewindsnews.com (Andy Pierce) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/346891/Euronav-on-the-rise Fri, 17 Oct 2014 08:54:47 +0000 finance Pan Ocean settles again http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/346892/Pan-Ocean-settles-again Shipowner Spar Shipping and Dong-A Tanker are among the creditors to have been handed shares in restructured Pan Ocean's latest debt-for-equity swap. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/346892/Pan-Ocean-settles-again Fri, 17 Oct 2014 08:47:57 +0000 finance Chinese orders jump http://www.tradewindsnews.com/shipsales/346883/Chinese-orders-jump Orders for new ships have surged at Chinese yards in the first three quarters, as deliveries have dropped. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/shipsales/346883/Chinese-orders-jump Fri, 17 Oct 2014 07:59:34 +0000 shipsales Bibby fixes floatel http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/346881/Bibby-fixes-floatel Bibby Maritime of the UK has secured a new charter for a recently refurbished floating accommodation vessel (floatel). gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/346881/Bibby-fixes-floatel Fri, 17 Oct 2014 07:22:23 +0000 offshore Subsea 7 spends again http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/346880/Subsea-7-spends-again Oslo-listed offshore giant Subsea 7 has put another $19.4m towards buying back its bonds. gary.dixon@tradewindsnews.com (Gary Dixon) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/346880/Subsea-7-spends-again Fri, 17 Oct 2014 06:48:15 +0000 finance Evercore upgrades DHT http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/346868/Evercore-upgrades-DHT Evercore has raised its rating for DHT Holdings describing it as “well positioned to benefit from an improving crude tanker market environment.” dale.wainwright@tradewindsnews.com (Dale Wainwright) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/tankers/346868/Evercore-upgrades-DHT Fri, 17 Oct 2014 05:53:17 +0000 tankers Nam Cheong books twelve http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/346859/Nam-Cheong-books-twelve Nam Cheong has secured letters of intent (LOI) for the supply of twelve anchor handlers either for sale or on long term charter. dale.wainwright@tradewindsnews.com (Dale Wainwright) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/offshore/346859/Nam-Cheong-books-twelve Fri, 17 Oct 2014 05:05:29 +0000 offshore Aegean in share buyback http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/346857/Aegean-in-share-buyback Aegean Marine Petroleum Network has authorized a new $20m share repurchase program to buy back its stock over the next two years. dale.wainwright@tradewindsnews.com (Dale Wainwright) http://www.tradewindsnews.com/finance/346857/Aegean-in-share-buyback Fri, 17 Oct 2014 04:16:08 +0000 finance