United European Car Carriers (UECC) invest in new generation PCTCs

United European Car Carriers (UECC) invest in new generation PCTCs

United European Car Carriers (UECC), jointly owned by Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) and Wallenius Lines, has signed a contract to construct two new generation PCTC with China Ship Building Trading Co., Ltd and …
Mar 13, 2019 /  Curious
NYK Concludes Long-term Contract for a New Eco-friendly Wood-chip Carrier

NYK Concludes Long-term Contract for a New Eco-friendly Wood-chip Carrier

NYK has concluded a long-term contract with Mitsubishi Paper Mills Limited for a new wood-chip carrier to be built by Oshima Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. The ship will be able to load 4.3 million cubic feet of wood chips and …
Mar 4, 2019 /  Vessels
Gas4Sea partners and Equinor signed an LNG bunkering agreement

Gas4Sea partners and Equinor signed an LNG bunkering agreement

Marine LNG Zeebrugge, a joint venture of the Gas4Sea partners - ENGIE, Mitsubishi Corporation and NYK - has signed an agreement with the Norwegian multinational energy group Equinor for supplying their four crude shuttle …
Feb 19, 2019 /  Curious
Kawasaki Heavy Industry Announces Delivery of LNG Transport Vessel SHINSHU MARU

Kawasaki Heavy Industry Announces Delivery of LNG Transport Vessel SHINSHU MARU

Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. today delivered the SHINSHU MARU (Kawasaki hull no. 1734), a 177,000 m3 capacity liquefied natural gas (LNG) transport vessel for use by Trans Pacific Shipping 7 Limited, joint venture …
Feb 15, 2019 /  Vessels
NYK-operated bulk carrier Frontier Sky conducts trial use of biofuel for decarbonization

NYK-operated bulk carrier Frontier Sky conducts trial use of biofuel for decarbonization

On January 30, NYK dry bulk carrier Frontier Sky conducted a trial use of biofuel in Europe after the biofuel was bunkered at the port of Rotterdam, Netherlands. This trial was performed in collaboration with global …
Feb 4, 2019 /  Vessels
NYK Group Bulk Carrier Rescues Yachtsman in North Atlantic

NYK Group Bulk Carrier Rescues Yachtsman in North Atlantic

Frontier Jacaranda, a bulk carrier operated by NYK Bulkship (Atlantic) NV., rescued a distressed yachtsman on January 18 (local time) in the North Atlantic. Caption: Bulk carrier Frontier Jacaranda - Image …
Feb 1, 2019 /  Vessels
New Coal Carrier for Hokkaido Electric Power Delivered with an Innovative Binary Cycle Power Generation System for ship

New Coal Carrier for Hokkaido Electric Power Delivered with an Innovative Binary Cycle Power Generation System for ship

On January 23, a new coal carrier Pirika Mosiri Maru that NYK will own and operate to transport coal for Hokkaido Electric Power Co. Inc. (HEPCO), was delivered at Oshima Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. in Saikai city, Nagasaki …
Jan 24, 2019 /  Vessels
Hyundai Heavy Industries signs up TMC for Roncador tankers

Hyundai Heavy Industries signs up TMC for Roncador tankers

TMC Compressors of the Seas (TMC) has signed a contract to supply complete marine compressed air systems for two shuttle tankers that Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) is building for Norwegian tank operator Knutsen NYK …
Jan 22, 2019 /  Curious
New Jointly Owned LNG Carrier with JERA Named Shinshu Maru

New Jointly Owned LNG Carrier with JERA Named Shinshu Maru

On January 17, a naming ceremony was held at the Sakaide shipyard of Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. in Kagawa prefecture for a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier which NYK and JERA Co. Inc.* will jointly own. ** The …
Jan 18, 2019 /  Vessels
GTT awarded contract by SHI for the tank design of two new LNG carriers for NYK

GTT awarded contract by SHI for the tank design of two new LNG carriers for NYK

At the beginning of this year 2019, GTT has received an order from the Korean shipyard Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) for the tank design of two new 174,000 m3 LNG carriers (LNGC), on behalf of the Japanese ship-owner …
Jan 10, 2019 /  Curious