Latest News for: Ships procurement


Cargill and Maersk Tankers partner up to launch bunker procurement service

Splash24/7 24 Feb 2021
Commodity trading giant Cargill and Maersk Tankers have formed a strategic partnership to combine their bunker volumes, offering a new bunker procurement service to tramp shipping companies and trading houses ...Tramp shipping companies face challenges today in a bunker market that is becoming increasingly complex.

Cargill and Maersk Tankers Launch New Bunker Procurement Service

The Maritime Executive 24 Feb 2021
In an effort to enable more competitive and transparent pricing, Cargill and Maersk Tankers will combine their bunker volumes, and launch a new bunker procurement service for tramp shipping companies and trading houses. While the initial goal is to procure bunker fuel for Cargill ...

Austal USA's President Resigns After Internal Investigation

The Maritime Executive 23 Feb 2021
operations, including the write back of work in progress (WIP) attributable to the LCS program in July 2016, the procurement of certain ship components for use in connection with U.S ... regulators are also looking into "the procurement of certain ship components."

New WTO head must change rules of the game

Taipei Times 23 Feb 2021
By Tu Jenn-hwa 杜震華 ... However, Okonjo-Iweala said in an interview that her priorities are to pay close attention to COVAX — the global program aimed at procuring and shipping COVID-19 vaccines equitably around the world — and to accelerate global cooperation on development, production and fair obtainment of vaccines ... Translated by Eddy Chang. .

Gov't spends billions on security forces' capabilities

Jamaica Observer 22 Feb 2021
During 2020-21, $5.5 billion had been allocated to procure motor vehicles, aircraft, ships, and other specialised surveillance and operational equipment, to replace aged and unserviceable units and to strengthen the JDF's and the Jamaica Constabulary Force's (JCF's) ability to respond to physical threats, cyber attacks and conduct border patrol.

Arkansas wood pellet industry on fire

Evening Times 19 Feb 2021
The pellets resemble rabbit food ... Highland Pellets, a company in Pine Bluff, began producing wood pellets in December 2016. Brian Reed, manager for fiber procurement, said Highland ships its pellets to the United Kingdom, which has required all its coal-fired power plants to convert to cleaner, sustainable fuels ... Continued on Page 5. ‘Weekly Update’ ... .

Looking back

Courier Express 19 Feb 2021
... approach, power connection, power cost, preliminary work, railroad connections, recommendations, shipping facilities, telephone, water supply ... The report considers that shipping facilities are very ample, with the two railroads available, and raw material would be easily procured.

Covid-19 and organised crime: counterfeit cures

Business Day 19 Feb 2021
Import overload ... In the next few months, large consignments of vaccines will begin flowing into Africa, including jabs bought through international procurement mechanism Covax. With cargo planes not likely to handle the volumes, they’ll be shipped to some of the continent’s many free-trade zones (FTZs), including Mombasa ... Ten of them are in SA ... .

Damage on cable sets back NGCP’s cable link project

Manila Standard Today 18 Feb 2021
National Grid Corp ... “This is an unfortunate circumstance which may delay the MVIP timeline ... NGCP said repair of the severed portions would require another round of procurement, awarding, scheduling of cable laying, all of which were also affected by quarantine restrictions in terms of cable shipping and availability of foreign experts ... .

Activists slam 'charade' as judge removed from Beirut blast probe

Urdu Point 18 Feb 2021
The ruling showed "politicians are not subject to the rule of law", she added ... - 'Charade needs to end' - Majzoub said ... On Monday, however, Sawan requested information from Lebanese security forces on three Syrian businessman thought to be behind the procurement of the fertiliser shipment that arrived on a dilapidated ship from Georgia in 2013 ... ....

COVID-19: WHO gives global green light for AstraZeneca jab

Taipei Times 16 Feb 2021
RETURN ... AFP, GENEVA, Switzerland ... The AstraZeneca-Oxford jab forms the bulk of batches being lined up through COVAX, the global program aimed at procuring and shipping out vaccines equitably around the world, regardless of wealth. It is only the second COVID-19 jab to have received WHO authorization, after the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine ... .

Royal Caribbean Group will soon require crew to be vaccinated for COVID-19

Finger Lakes Times 13 Feb 2021
Crew members on cruise ships continue to suffer from COVID-19 ... Carol Cabezas, chief operating officer for Azamara cruise line, said in an interview last month that the company is looking at procuring vaccines so that it can inoculate its ship-board staff once cruising resumes.