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A GRAM's Perspective

The modern business world is changing faster than ever and becomes more challenging, while the global economy shifts from the struggling west to the emerging economies of the south and east. This stimulates the birth of new trade routes and infinite opportunities for business development and evolution. To comprehend this change, GRAM MARINE PTE LTD offers analysis of the shipping industry by publishing original articles as well as linking respected source articles published on the web.

Many of our original articles are from selected university graduates in the fields of shipping and economics. GRAM MARINE PTE LTD is owner of such article's intellectual property and holds all rights for re-publishing and demonstration.

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First Ship-to-Ship LNG Bunkering at Rotterdam

BY MAREX 2018-10-06 20:46:56 Shell has achieved the Port of Rotterdam’s first ship-to-ship LNG bunkering operation using the specialized LNG bunker vessel, Cardissa. She refueled the Sovcomflot vessel Gagarin Prospect, the world’s first LNG-powered Aframax tanker, delivered from Hyundai Heavy Industries in July. The vessel’s two-stroke, 7X62DF main engine was manufactured under license from Winterthur Gas & Diesel (WinGD) by …

China: The Domino Effect

Written by Ms M. Fioraki, Trader @ Gram Marine Pte Ltd

Shipping Sails Towards A Greener Future

As a new generation of ships to hit the water, is now introduced the “ECO” ship. Such vessels were marketed primarily on the basis of their reasonable capital costs, assisted greatly by their volume manufacture and standard components.

Correlation of freight rates & oil price drop : A Brief Analysis

Written by Ms M. Fioraki, Trader @ Gram Marine Pte Ltd

Cylinder lubrication of two-stroke crosshead marine diesel engines

This article discusses means of improving piston running and reducing cylinder oil consumption in these engines.

Perspective: Shipping Market Conditions

Low global growth in oil demand combined with constant growth in the world fleet continues to impact market conditions negatively.