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Hurricanes Florence, Isaac, Helene

The first weeks of September have proven to be busy in the tropics. Three hurricanes have rolled off of the coast of Africa, and are being monitored closely.  There is also an area of development being watched in the U.S. Gulf. None of...

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World of Ports Video Now Available

We can write a lot about how World of Ports can make the Marine Assurance task easier for you and how it can be of direct benefit to the tanker community, but sometimes it’s easier to show you. To help really showcase the benefi...

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Use World of Ports on your Mobile Device

ISS World of Ports is now optimised for use on your mobile phone or tablet device without having to pinch and zoom around the main site. We appreciate that many of you will need to access the port information you need when away from your desk...

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Your New ISS World of Ports

We are delighted to unveil our new website which will make it easier than ever before to get to the terminal and berth information you need. Built on the foundation of Inchcape Shipping Services' global presence, our new site brings you unparall...

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New Port Maps Available

Eighteen new port maps are now available for subscribers providing full facility layout details, locating terminals, berths, and the surrounding port hinterland. Ports covered are  Mohammadia, Morocco San Francisc...

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gCaptain

18/09/2018 China LNG Tariff Casts Shadow Over New U.S. Export Terminals

lng tanker grand anivaBy Scott DiSavino and Sabina Zawadzki NEW YORK/LONDON, Sept 18 (Reuters) – China set a 10 percent tariff on U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports, extending a trade dispute into energy and casting a shadow over U.S. export terminals that would propel the United States into the world’s second-largest LNG seller. Beijing on Tuesday said it […]

18/09/2018 ExxonMobil Contracts Semi-Submersible West Aquarius for Work Offshore Canada

westa quarius rigSeadrill Partners announced it has secured a one-well contract with ExxonMobil for its semi-submersible West Aquarius off the east coast of Canada. Backlog for the firm portion of the contract is expected to be approximately $24 million and commencement is expected between May and July 2019, which works out to a day rate of approximately […]

18/09/2018 Announcing The REAL gCaptain Podcast

In 2007, gCaptain launched the first world’s first maritime news podcast, and since that day, gCaptain founder John Konrad has recorded over 200 maritime podcasts both here on gCaptain and elsewhere.   Today, we are proud to announce that he’s back with an ALL NEW SHOW titled The REAL gCaptain Podcast.  In this new format, Konrad […]

18/09/2018 In Big Win for Trump, U.S. Sanctions Cripple Iranian Oil Exports

oil tankerBy Javier Blas (Bloomberg) — Aggressive and undiplomatic, certainly, but also extremely effective. With nearly 50 days to go before new U.S. oil sanctions against Iran enter into force, President Donald Trump has already managed to crush the country‚Äôs petroleum exports, dealing severe economic damage to Tehran. Iranian oil exports have plunged about 35 percent since April, […]

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