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Pasha Hawaii has ordered a pair of 2,525 teu LNG powered containerships at Keppel AmFELS for more than $400m.
The first in Sovcomflot's (SCF) series of icebreaking LNG carriers for the Yamal project has transited the Northern Sea Route (NSR) in just 6.5 days.
It was some 45 years ago that marine biologists working in the South of England commented on new species of seaweed which were appearing around the Solent. They were traced…
Classification society Lloyd’s Register (LR) announced that it has taken part in the Quadriga sustainable shipping project which aims to build the world’s biggest sailing cargo ship with wind-assisted propulsion.
Oil major Shell is beefing up its move into the nascent LNG bunkering market with the delivery of a bunker tanker and charter of a barge.
Tanker owner Euronav says the delay in implementation of the IMO’s Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention for all large tankers by two years will have little impact on the market.
A survey of owners and operators that have fitted ballast water management systems (BWMS) by classification society ABS found that some 43% were considered “inoperable” or “problematic”.
Despite a global downturn in newbuilding orders in H1 Chinese yard Yangzijiang Shipbuilding secured $832m in new orders year-to-date, more than it did in the whole of the previous year.
The FSRU market is set for major growth in the next few years with quite a number of new players “knocking on the door” according to DNV GL.
Three more companies have joined the SEA\LNG the cross sector coalition aiming to promote the use of LNG as a marine fuel.
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