(Article originally published in Mar/Apr 2023 edition.)
“Serendipity and coincidence” brought Katharina Stanzel to INTERTANKO twelve years ago, and the unlikely combination of a marine biologist and the world’s leading independent tanker owners has been a huge success.
Eni has signed up with class society RINA to work together on green-fuel initiatives, particularly in the maritime bunkering market.
The agreement focuses on the use of hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) biofuel produced by Eni in its Venice and Gela bio-refineries.
(Article originally published in Mar/Apr 2023 edition.
Despite the widely recognized challenges of vessel inspection delays at Turkey's Bosphorus Strait, the Black Sea Grain Initiative was recently granted a further 60-day extension on May 18, 2023.
In a further move to expand its business in the general cargo segment, Danish shipping company Norden reported today that it will acquire the Thorco Projects business, a compatriot Danish shipping operation that in recent years has focused on charters and services.