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PIRATES KIDNAP FOUR BOXSHIP CREWMEMBERS IN GULF OF GUINEA

01 april 2019 Four crewmembers from the container feeder Contship Oak have been kidnapped off the coast of Cameroon, vessel operator Contship has confirmed. The attack occured shortly after the U.S. and other allied forces conducted large-scale anti-piracy drills in the region. In an attack on March 30, pirates boarded the Oak at the …

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MOL AND KARPOWERSHIP COLLABORATE ON FLOATING LNG POWER PLANTS

29 MAR 2019 Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and Turkey’s Karpower International have agreed to collaborate on a LNG-to-Powership business providing floating LNG power plants globally. The partners will operate under the brand name KARMOL. The Powership receives regasified LNG through a floating LNG storage and regasification unit (FSRU) to …

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CARBON EMISSIONS BREAK RECORD IN DEVASTATING GLOBAL SETBACK, “WE ARE IN DEEP TROUBLE” !

27 MAR 2019 Global energy experts released grim findings Monday, saying that not only are planet-warming carbon-dioxide emissions still increasing, but the world’s growing thirst for energy has led to higher emissions from coal-fired power plants than ever before. Energy demand around the world grew by 2.3 percent over the …

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GERMAN BULK CARRIER DETAINED OVER LACK OF FOOD AND BULLYING

26 mar 2019 The Liberian-registered bulk carrier Anna-Elisabeth has been detained by Australian authorities after the international crew on board complained of insufficient food, bullying aboard the vessel and denial of shore leave. The complaints from crew were received by the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) while the vessel was berthed at …

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