Spotted: Teekay’ first E-Shuttle, Aurora Spirit, launched at Samsung Shipyard

Spotted: Teekay’ first E-Shuttle, Aurora Spirit, launched at Samsung Shipyard

In late March, the Teekay's first E-Shuttle, Aurora Spirit was launched from the G3 floating dock at Samsung. Next steps are to install the LNG tank, various VOC equipment and the BLS module, and then commence sea …
Mar 26, 2019 /  Vessels
The Polar Vessel Greg Mortimer Ready for Launch

The Polar Vessel Greg Mortimer Ready for Launch

The launching ceremony of the ‘Greg Mortimer’ (see also CruiseMapper), the first polar expedition cruise vessel in SunStone Ships’ INFINITY series, was held in the morning of 12 March at the CMHI yard, …
Mar 12, 2019 /  Vessels
Major milestone passed for Nexans’ new DP3 cable laying vessel, CS Aurora

Major milestone passed for Nexans’ new DP3 cable laying vessel, CS Aurora

The first major milestone in the construction of Nexans’ new DP3 cable laying vessel, the C/S Aurora, was passed Monday with the cutting of the first steel. “This is a proud moment for Nexans and an …
Feb 19, 2019 /  Vessels
Nordic American Tankers announces the sale of Nordic Aurora and Nordic Sprite

Nordic American Tankers announces the sale of Nordic Aurora and Nordic Sprite

Nordic American Tankers (NAT) announced earlier today that the Company has sold its two 1999 built tankers, the Nordic Aurora and the Nordic Sprite. Caption: Crude oil tanker Nordic Aurora - Image courtesy …
Nov 22, 2018 /  Vessels
HH Ferries Group inaugurates the world’s largest battery-powered ferries

HH Ferries Group inaugurates the world’s largest battery-powered ferries

Today, HH Ferries Group officially inaugurates the two ferries Aurora and Tycho Brahe as the world’s largest battery-powered passenger ferries on the high-frequency route between Helsingborg and …
Nov 9, 2018 /  Vessels
Sunstone Ships Orders Second Expedition Cruise Vessel From Ulstein

Sunstone Ships Orders Second Expedition Cruise Vessel From Ulstein

In 2017, Ulstein Design & Solutions AS announced their first design and equipment contract on an X-BOW expedition cruise vessel for ship owner SunStone Ships. The contract included nine options, and the first option …
Oct 5, 2018 /  Cruise
Port of Kiel marks 150th ship call this season

Port of Kiel marks 150th ship call this season

Kiel welcomes maiden visit by P&O Cruises “Aurora” The cruise ship “Aurora”, part of the fleet of the English shipping company P&O Cruises, arrived early Tuesday morning for her first …
Sep 12, 2018 /  Cruise
World’s 1st Ethane Fuel Conversion Completed on Board Navigator Aurora

World’s 1st Ethane Fuel Conversion Completed on Board Navigator Aurora

The world’s first conversion of a slow-speed marine diesel engine to operate on ethane as a fuel has been completed on board the vessel Navigator Aurora, classification society ABS said.  Navigator Gas, in …
Aug 24, 2018 /  Curious
Havila Shipping ASA announces contracts with Total E&P UK for PSV vessels

Havila Shipping ASA announces contracts with Total E&P UK for PSV vessels

Havila Shipping ASA has entered into charter contracts with Total E&P UK for the PSV vessels Havila Aurora and Havila Borg. Caption: Offshore Tug/Supply Ship Havila Aurora - Image courtesy of J   The …
Apr 19, 2018 /  Vessels
Samskip Infographic - Northern Lights

Samskip Infographic - Northern Lights

Northern Lights Another name for the astrological phenomenon known as northern lights is AURORA BOREALIS as derived from Roman goddess of dawn, Aurora, and the Greek name for the north wind, Boreas. ***** Calling no …
Jan 23, 2018 /  Curious