ABS Grants AIP for Two Dalian Shipbuilding LNG as Fuel Designs

ABS Grants AIP for Two Dalian Shipbuilding LNG as Fuel Designs

ABS and DSIC collaborate on LNG as fuel innovation ABS granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to two LNG powered designs from China’s Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Group Co (DSIC). DSIC’s designs include a …
Feb 1, 2019 /  Curious
20th small-scale reloading operation at Klaipeda LNG terminal

20th small-scale reloading operation at Klaipeda LNG terminal

The 28th of January is the date of the 20th small-scale LNG reloading operation performed at the liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal managed by KN (AB Klaipėdos Nafta). On Monday morning, the LNG feeder and bunker …
Jan 30, 2019 /  Curious
Second shipment of Liza Phase One undersea pipes arrives

Second shipment of Liza Phase One undersea pipes arrives

Italian firm Saipem, one of the Prime Contractors for ExxonMobil Guyana and its joint venture partners HESS and CNOOC Nexen, has brought in its second shipment of 2,684 pipes for the Liza Phase One project timetabled to …
Jan 23, 2019 /  Curious
ABS Grants AIP for Neptun's Wind Turbine Transport Vessel

ABS Grants AIP for Neptun's Wind Turbine Transport Vessel

"Blue Azurit" first vessel designed to transport components for turbines in excess of 9 MW ABS granted Approval in Principal (AIP) to Neptun Ship Design for its Wind Turbine Transport Vessel design, the first to support …
Jan 15, 2019 /  Vessels
Vessel to service the LNG reloading station starts first operation in Klaipeda

Vessel to service the LNG reloading station starts first operation in Klaipeda

On Monday the liquefied natural gas (LNG) feeder and bunker vessel Kairos starts its first reload operation in Klaipėda. Next to the German LNG supplier Nauticor one of the ship’s charterers is oil and liquefied …
Jan 10, 2019 /  Vessels
DNV GL awards AiP to Daehan Shipbuilding for LNG-fuelled Aframax design

DNV GL awards AiP to Daehan Shipbuilding for LNG-fuelled Aframax design

DNV GL has awarded Korean shipbuilder Daehan Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (DHSC) an Approval in Principle (AiP) for the design of an LNG-fuelled 115,000 dwt Aframax tanker. As the maritime industry continues to build on its …
Jan 4, 2019 /  Vessels
Klaipeda Seaport opened the gates to one of the largest vessels worldwide

Klaipeda Seaport opened the gates to one of the largest vessels worldwide

On the 19th of December of 2018 one of the largest 19 462 TEU capacity vessel MSC Ingy operated by the shipping line Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) successfully entered Klaipeda Seaport. It was a trial passage of …
Dec 26, 2018 /  Vessels
Rolls-Royce receives Approval in Principle for hybrid tug propulsion system

Rolls-Royce receives Approval in Principle for hybrid tug propulsion system

Rolls-Royce received Approval in Principle (AIP) from classification organization ABS for its novel hybrid propulsion system for tractor tugs. The AIP was granted following an evaluation of the world’s first …
Nov 29, 2018 /  Vessels
Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) receives AiP from LR for INTELLIMAN smart ship solution

Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) receives AiP from LR for INTELLIMAN smart ship solution

LR has presented Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (SHI) with approval in principle (AiP) for its smart ship solution: INTELLIMAN SHIP. The solution is the first to receive LR’s ‘Digital AL2 SAFE PERFORM …
Nov 21, 2018 /  Curious
SAIPEM 7000 semi-submersible at Damen Verolme Rotterdam for DPS upgrade

SAIPEM 7000 semi-submersible at Damen Verolme Rotterdam for DPS upgrade

The Saipem 7000, one of the largest semi-submersible crane and pipelaying vessels in the world, has arrived at Damen Verolme Rotterdam (DVR) for a major upgrade of its current DP3 system to meet the new closed ring DP3 …
Nov 19, 2018 /  Vessels