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Recent findings reveal poor maintenance leading to Finlandia Seaways’ engine fire

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  Outright defects’ neglecting (poor maintenance) culminated compromised safety in the engine room The fire that resulted in the third engineer’s serious smoke-related lung, kidney and eye injuries during escape was attributed to substandard maintenance, according to the United Kingdom’s accident investigators. The Lithuanian-flagged vessel operated by DFDS Seaways was …

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Marine Online Facilitates 2 Vessels’ Smooth Transit Through Singapore

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SINGAPORE, 26 February 2021 – Marine Online’s team of professionals recently facilitated 2 vessels’ smooth transits through Singapore. The vessel operators approached Marine Online for urgent assistance through the platform, including vessel and crew departure immigration clearance, and crew sign-on/off. Two vessels were originally scheduled to leave Singapore waters; one …

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IMO 2020’s regulations instill doubts on smaller bunker players

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Capped sulphur content at 0.5 per cent in marine fuels unsettling for second-tier bunker players The global lack of very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) resulted in some shipowners’ adopting marine gasoil (MGO) as an alternative. Adrian Tolson from Blue Insights observed, “Barring a refinery around the corner” smaller-to-mid sized …

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