Wärtsilä becomes first Ballast Water Management System supplier to be granted dual technology USCG Type Approval

Wärtsilä becomes first Ballast Water Management System supplier to be granted dual technology USCG Type Approval

The technology group Wärtsilä’s Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) has been granted US Coastguard (USCG) Type Approval. With the company’s other BWMS technology, the …
May 7, 2019 /  Vessels
DFDS and DESMI Ocean Guard sign frame agreement for supply of CompactClean BWMS for DFDS fleet

DFDS and DESMI Ocean Guard sign frame agreement for supply of CompactClean BWMS for DFDS fleet

DESMI Ocean Guard A/S announced last week that DFDS has selected the CompactClean Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) for installation on its existing fleet of vessels. DFDS and DESMI Ocean Guard have signed a …
Apr 9, 2019 /  Curious
Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM) successfully completes its first FSRU project

Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM) successfully completes its first FSRU project

Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM) has successfully completed its first floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) project for the 138,000cbm FSRU Excelerate owned by Excelerate Energy (USA). During its …
Mar 25, 2019 /  Vessels
Wärtsilä’s dual technology offering provides full fleet coverage of Eletson’s BWMS requirements

Wärtsilä’s dual technology offering provides full fleet coverage of Eletson’s BWMS requirements

The technology group Wärtsilä’s dual technology option for Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS) will enable Greece based operator Eletson Corporation to have its entire fleet retrofitted from a single …
Mar 11, 2019 /  Curious
BW LPG announces establishment of product services division

BW LPG announces establishment of product services division

BW LPG Limited (BW LPG) today announces that it has established a Product Services division to support its core shipping business. The Product Services division is part of BW LPG’s ambition to propose a low-risk …
Feb 26, 2019 /  Curious
Ecochlor Announces BWMS Retrofit Contract with Alaskan Tanker Company

Ecochlor Announces BWMS Retrofit Contract with Alaskan Tanker Company

Alaskan Tanker Company (ATC) will retrofit the Ecochlor®ballast water management system (BWMS) on board their fleet including three VLCC crude oil tankers and an option for one additional vessel. Each of these …
Feb 18, 2019 /  Vessels
BW Group names third FSRU BW Magna

BW Group names third FSRU BW Magna

Singapore-based gas shipping giant BW Group on Monday informed it has named its newbuild FSRU at the South Korean Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME). In a brief statement through its social media …
Feb 11, 2019 /  Vessels
Recycling of the BW Helios in India in compliance with Hong Kong Convention

Recycling of the BW Helios in India in compliance with Hong Kong Convention

CEO of BW LPG, Martin Ackermann confirms that their LPG carrier the 1992-built BW Helios arrived at a certified, Hong Kong Convention applicable, recycling facility in India on 21st January 2019. “At BW LPG, …
Jan 30, 2019 /  Vessels
Efficiency of Wärtsilä Ballast Water Management Systems validated by strong demand

Efficiency of Wärtsilä Ballast Water Management Systems validated by strong demand

The technology group Wärtsilä has recently been awarded a number of contracts to supply its Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) to global shipping operators. The systems will enable the vessels …
Jan 23, 2019 /  Curious
BW Offshore announces contract extension for FPSO Polvo

BW Offshore announces contract extension for FPSO Polvo

BW Offshore has signed an agreement with PetroRio for a one-year extension for the lease and operation of FPSO Polvo. Caption: Close-up on the Bow of FPSO Polvo   The firm period has been extended to Q3 …
Jan 5, 2019 /  Vessels