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Qingdao Winning International Ships Management Company Establishes A Crew Department May 18, 2012

Qingdao Winning International Ships Management Company recently formalized a crew department. In an effort to recruit team members and better understand the crew’s needs, we organized a crew forum in February. Individuals who indicated a desire to sign on with the company were taken onboard to work on our vessels. We are currently applying for […]
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Winning Suppliers Symposium II May 15, 2012

Qingdao Winning International Ships Management Company held its first Suppliers Symposium in March last year. This year, total 26 qualified suppliers specialising in spare parts, materials, ship repairs and marine lubricants attended this event, which witnessed the development of the following ideas and recommendations: With the depressed shipping industry, many suppliers offered to reduce their […]
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Indonesia Readies Ban on Unprocessed Metal-Ore Shipments April 19, 2012

April 18 — Indonesia, Southeast Asia’s largest economy, will proceed with a plan to ban exports of unprocessed metal ores including bauxite from next month, while confirming an exemption for producers that intends to treat output locally. ‘If miners don’t have the business plan they will be prohibited from exporting ores,’ Thamrin Sihite, director general […]
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The mandatory requirements during bunkering operations in the Port of Singapore need to be brought to your attention March 20, 2012

Recently, there are claims highlighting the fact that sampling, issuance of Bunker Delivery Note, record of Stock Movement Logbook and record of Oil Record Book were not appropriately carried out in some cases as required by the Singapore Standard Code of Practice for Bunkering (SS600:2008). Therefore we recommend clients involved in bunkering operation in the […]
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Oil Pollution in Australia – Charterers Now Strictly Liable; Penalties Increased March 15, 2012

New Commonwealth laws have come into effect which extend strict liability for oil pollution to Charterers and increase penalties fortyfold. Recent amendments to the Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983 (Cth) (‘the Act’) extend the present strict liability offence for the discharge of oil or an oily mixture from a […]
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NOR – Whether in berth or not March 15, 2012

The case of (The Kyzikos) (1989) is a House of Lords decision which held the exception clause should only apply where the unavailability of the berth is the sole reason the vessel cannot enter berth. Accordingly the words ‘Whether in berth or not’ should apply only to cases where a berth is not available and […]
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Ship demolition quantity for this year may reach 57 million DWT March 12, 2012

Recently, the world’s largest oil tanker owner Frontline announced that they intend to proceed with a scrap/sale project of an oil tanker ship (built in 1993,150000 DWT). According to the report, more than 10 million DWT will be scrapped globally this year. If this trend continues, 2012’s total volume of ships destroyed could reach 57 […]
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2012 Winning International Group Crew Forum February 13, 2012

With the aim of recruiting members to form its own crew, Winning International Group held a forum in Qingdao which attracted about 60 crew members including 11 captains, 11 chief engineers and 24 officers. Following a short company promotional video, Mr Sun Xiushun, President of Winning International Group introduced the company’s history, culture and vision […]
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A New Bulk Carrier for Winning January 12, 2012

A new bulk carrier was acquired at in Guangzhou on 11 January 2012 and christened “Sunny Sailor” ─ the same name as the bulk carrier that was sold last year.
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Launch of Winning’s New Custom-built Vessels November 30, 2011

On 28 November 2011, Winning International Group commemorated the completion of two custom-built vessels in a launching ceremony at the shipyard of the Nantong Cosco Khi Ship Engineering Company (NACKS). A year earlier on 25 October 2010, we had commissioned NACKS to construct the 58000DWT vessels in Shanghai – the Group’s first ship-building project. The […]
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