Bow Precision formally named and ready for maiden voyage

Bow Precision formally named and ready for maiden voyage

A new 35,155 dwt stainless steel chemical tanker joined Odfjell on October 17th. Bow Precision has 28 tanks and adds highly sophisticated, eco-friendly tonnage to Odfjell fleet. ***** The newbuilt ship was formally …
Oct 19, 2018 /  Vessels
Stena Bulk confirms scrubber order with Bluesoul

Stena Bulk confirms scrubber order with Bluesoul

Stena Bulk has now signed a turnkey exhaust gas scrubber solution agreement with Chinese Bluesoul to equip its Suezmax and IMOIIMAX fleets. In total, Stena Bulk will equip 15 vessels with scrubbers and have an additional …
Oct 16, 2018 /  Curious
Scorpio Tankers Announces Update on Scrubbers

Scorpio Tankers Announces Update on Scrubbers

Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NYSE:STNG) (Scorpio Tankers) announced Monday (Oct 15) that following its entry into an agreement to retrofit 15 of its LR2s with Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (Scrubbers), it has agreed letters of …
Oct 16, 2018 /  Finance
Stena Bulk in partnership with Bay Crest Management for expansion in Asia

Stena Bulk in partnership with Bay Crest Management for expansion in Asia

Golden-Agri Stena, since 2012 a joint venture between Stena Bulk and Golden Agri-Resources, has started a new joint venture, GSB Tankers, together with Bay Crest Management. GSB Tankers is set up to undertake the …
Oct 11, 2018 /  Curious
Navantia launches Suezmax tanker for Ibaizabal Group

Navantia launches Suezmax tanker for Ibaizabal Group

Spanish state-owned shipbuilder Navantia recently launched Monte Urquiola, the third Suezmax oil tanker being built for the Ibaizabal Group. The tanker has a displacement of 164,200 tonnes, a length of 274 metres, a …
Oct 10, 2018 /  Vessels
Tanker Jabbar Hashimov placed into commission after overhaul at Zigh Shipyard and Repair Plant

Tanker Jabbar Hashimov placed into commission after overhaul at Zigh Shipyard and Repair Plant

The tanker Jabbar Hasimov owned by the Transport Fleet of Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company underwent a complete overhaul. As part of the overhaul undertaken by Zigh Shipyard and Repair Plant, the underwater and …
Oct 10, 2018 /  Vessels
US Coast Guard, FDNY respond to disabled tanker after fire at sea

US Coast Guard, FDNY respond to disabled tanker after fire at sea

The U.S. Coast Guard and Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) Special Operations Command firefighters and Rescue Paramedics conducted a joint safety examination of a disabled 479-foot asphalt tanker Monday …
Oct 9, 2018 /  Accidents
Refinancing of EXMARs pressurized fleet

Refinancing of EXMARs pressurized fleet

EXMAR announced on Wednesday (Oct 03)  that it has received a firm commitment for the refinancing of its ten fully-owned pressurized vessels. Caption: LPG tanker Magdalena - Image courtesy of Aart van …
Oct 4, 2018 /  Finance
New LNG Vessel for Tokyo Gas Named

New LNG Vessel for Tokyo Gas Named

Today, a naming ceremony for a new LNG vessel was held at the Tsu shipyard of Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) in Tsu city, Japan. NYK and Tokyo LNG Tanker Co. Ltd.,(*1) a wholly owned subsidiary of Tokyo Gas Co. …
Oct 3, 2018 /  Vessels
Hyundai Heavy Industries wins US$210 mln oil tanker order from Norway

Hyundai Heavy Industries wins US$210 mln oil tanker order from Norway

Hyundai Heavy Industries announced on Monday that it has received a US$210 million order to deliver two oil tankers to a Norwegian shipper from June 2020. Caption: Ka Sam-hyun (front L), president and COO of the …
Oct 2, 2018 /  Curious