Marflet firma construcción en Zagrev




Croatian shipyard 3. Maj signs deal to complete ship for Spanish client

(Photo credit: 3. Maj)

ZAGREB, March 25 (Hina) – The 3. Maj shipyard has signed an agreement for the completion of an oil tanker ship for the Spanish Marflet Marine company, the dock’s management informed on Wednesday.


The agreement for the completion of the ship was signed on 23 March by the 3. Maj shipyard and the Forzina Shipping Company Limited from Cyprus which is owned by the Marflet Marine company.

The ship is expected to be delivered by 15 July 2021, the dock says.

Chairman of the shipyard’s steering committee, Juraj Soljic told Hina that this was the tanker that was hauled in from the Pula-based Uljanik shipyard which has since

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Buques de comercio a vela

Global Supply and Demand for Seafarers




International Chamber of Shipping

The worldwide population of seafarers serving on internationally trading merchant ships is estimated at 1,647,500 seafarers, of which 774,000 are officers and 873,500 are ratings.

China, the Philippines, Indonesia, the Russian Federation and Ukraine are estimated to be the five largest supply countries for all seafarers (officers and ratings). The Philippines is the biggest supplier of ratings, followed by China, Indonesia, the Russian Federation and Ukraine. While China is the biggest supplier of officers, followed by the Philippines, India, Indonesia and the Russian Federation.

The global demand for seafarers is estimated at 1,545,000, with the industry requiring approximately 790,500 officers and 754,500 ratings. This indicates that the demand for officers has increased by around 24.1%, while the demand for

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Vox pasa página a la etapa de Jesús Delgado tras su cese y nombra una gestora encabezada por Tasende

Melilla hoy

Además, han sido designados como vicepresidente Rafael Ginel Pascual; secretaria Yurena Beltrán González y vocales Rafael Ángel Monserrat y Fernando Lamas Moreno. Tasende, gallego de nacimiento, es capitán marítimo en Melilla y fue candidato al Senado a las elecciones generales de abril de 2019

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La etapa de Jesús Delgado Aboy en Vox es ya historia tras su cese. La Comisión Ejecutiva Nacional del partido que preside Santiago Abascal, según ha podido saber el periódico MELILLA HOY, ha decidido nombrar nuevo presidente de la Comisión Gestora de Vox Melilla a José Miguel Tasende Souto, que fue candidato al Senado a las elecciones generales del 28 de abril, donde logró algo más de 5.500 votos, lejos de los 8.732 votos que obtuvo

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What happens when IMO 2020 collides with cargo slump?


Greg Miller, Senior Editor   

Thursday, January 9, 2020



Capesize rates are crumbling. Photo credit: Star Bulk

What’s going on in dry bulk, the world’s largest transport market by volume, is a cautionary tale for all ocean segments.

The Jan. 1 implementation of IMO 2020, the global switch to low-sulfur marine fuel, is coinciding with a seasonal cargo-demand slump. Because bulker owners and operators must pay for the fuel in spot contracts, they’re netting even less as they’re having to cover the incremental cost of IMO 2020-compliant fuel.

In the spot market for “workhorse” Capesizes (bulkers with capacity of around 180,000 deadweight tons), vessel interests do not have enough negotiating power to pass along any of the costs of more expensive low-sulfur fuel to cargo interests.

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