Asia

Singapore bans open-loop scrubbers

November 30th, 20180 One of the busiest port cities in the world, Singapore, is to ban the use of open-loop scrubbers in its waters. Speaking at a conference to promote the local shipping...

Mercator sells elderly MR tanker

November 30th, 20180 Indian owner Mercator has announced the sale of its 1993-built MR2 tanker . The vessel was sold for Rs28.54 crore ($4.1m) and it is believed it will be scrapped in...

MISC adds two ENI gas carriers

November 27th, 20180 Malaysia’s MISC has secured two time charter contracts from LNG Shipping, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Eni, for two of its LNG carriers. The five-year charter...

FSL Trust raising $31.3m for new ships

November 27th, 20180 Singapore’s First Ship Lease Trust is proposing a preferential offering of around 965m new units to raise gross proceeds of up to S$43.03m ($31.3m). The company...

Where Sri Lanka fits in China’s BRI plans

November 27th, 20180 There has been much reporting around the standoff between the US and China at the recent APEC summit in Papua New Guinea. Much of this reporting is based on either a...
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