APL Launches New Bangkok Haiphong Service

APL Launches New Bangkok Haiphong Service

APL, part of the CMA CGM Group, today announced the launch of the Bangkok Haiphong (RBH) service that will provide weekly connectivity between South China, Thailand and Vietnam. An express service from South China to …
Jun 24, 2019 /  Curious
Kawasaki – LNG Floating Power Plant obtains AiP from DNV GL

Kawasaki – LNG Floating Power Plant obtains AiP from DNV GL

Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. announced last Friday (Jun07) that it has developed an LNG floating power plant equipped with its own high-efficiency power generation equipment and that its gas engine model has obtained …
Jun 14, 2019 /  Curious
HHI receives approval for VLCC 'eco-tanker' design

HHI receives approval for VLCC 'eco-tanker' design

LR presented AiP to HHI in a ceremony at Nor-Shipping 2019, taking place this week in Oslo, Norway LR has presented HHI (Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd) with approval in principle (AiP) for a Very Large Crude Carrier …
Jun 5, 2019 /  Vessels
ABS issues Approval in Principle for the Largest Semisubmersible Crane Vessel

ABS issues Approval in Principle for the Largest Semisubmersible Crane Vessel

China Merchants Offshore Technology Research Center (CM-OTRC), the R&D center for China Merchants Industry Holdings (CMI) of Shenzhen, China, have completed the basic design of the OOS Zeelandia a new semisubmersible …
May 29, 2019 /  Vessels
PIL enhanced Transpacific services

PIL enhanced Transpacific services

PIL announced on Monday that the Company will be enhancing its Transpacific service by offering direct services from Vietnam to the U.S West Coast, with effect from end April 2019. Caption: Kota Panjang, the …
May 15, 2019 /  Curious
DNV GL awards HHI AIP for near shore FLNG barge design

DNV GL awards HHI AIP for near shore FLNG barge design

Classification society DNV GL presented Korean shipyard group Hyundai Heavy Industries with an Approval in Principle (AIP) for the design of a jetty-moored near shore FLNG barge. DNV GL reviewed the design based on …
May 10, 2019 /  Curious
Hyundai Mipo Dockyard receives approval from LR for LNG-fuelled MR tanker design

Hyundai Mipo Dockyard receives approval from LR for LNG-fuelled MR tanker design

Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) has received approval in principle (AiP) from LR for an LNG-fuelled 50,000 dwt class MR tanker design. This development is the result of close collaboration between HMD and LR. To aid …
May 3, 2019 /  Curious
Nauticor and KN agree on transferring KN’s stake in the charter contract of LNG bunker vessel Kairos to Nauticor

Nauticor and KN agree on transferring KN’s stake in the charter contract of LNG bunker vessel Kairos to Nauticor

KN (AB “Klaipėdos nafta”), the operator of oil products and liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals, and the German company “Nauticor” have agreed on the sale of KN’s 10% stake in the charter …
May 2, 2019 /  Vessels
DNV GL awards CMHI AIPs for two new offshore designs

DNV GL awards CMHI AIPs for two new offshore designs

Classification society DNV GL has presented China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) with Approval in Principle (AiP) certificates for two new offshore units: an arctic single column drilling unit and a wind turbine …
Apr 18, 2019 /  Vessels
Saipem awarded new offshore drilling contracts totalling over 200mln USD

Saipem awarded new offshore drilling contracts totalling over 200mln USD

Saipem has been awarded new contracts in Offshore Drilling in Norway and Middle East totalling over 200 million USD. One contract was signed with the German company Wintershall for the drilling of 2 wells plus 2 …
Apr 5, 2019 /  Vessels