Major explosion at Bangladesh shipbreaking yard kills two workers and severely injures five

Major explosion at Bangladesh shipbreaking yard kills two workers and severely injures five

A loud blast in the early morning yesterday shook the Chittagong shipbreaking area. At around 8:30 AM, a fire broke out on board the vessel BUNGA KELANA 4 (IMO 9178343), beached at Mahinur Ship Breaking yard, also known …
May 16, 2019 /  Accidents
Bangladesh’s Second LNG Terminal Commissioned

Bangladesh’s Second LNG Terminal Commissioned

The floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) Summit LNG has begun operations at Summit LNG Terminal located offshore Moheshkhali Island in the Bay of Bengal. The FSRU successfully completed commissioning of the …
May 2, 2019 /  Curious
FSRU Summit LNG arrives in Bangladesh ahead of schedule

FSRU Summit LNG arrives in Bangladesh ahead of schedule

The vessel ‘Summit LNG’ with Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) of Summit has arrived at Bangladesh’s designated coordinates in the Bay of Bengal ahead of schedule. It is now moored 6 …
Apr 22, 2019 /  Vessels
Fire on board Greek tanker kills two shipbreaking workers in Bangladesh

Fire on board Greek tanker kills two shipbreaking workers in Bangladesh

Monday, a fire broke out in the engine room on board a tanker, beached in Chittagong, killing two workers.  Md Jamil, 23 years old cutter man, and Bipul lost their lives while scrapping the ship GREEK WARRIOR …
Feb 19, 2019 /  Accidents
Important concession for Jan De Nul in Bangladesh

Important concession for Jan De Nul in Bangladesh

Jan De Nul enters into a concession agreement with the Government of Bangladesh for the dredging of Payra Port, enhancing the development of the country’s infrastructure. Jan De Nul Group’s subsidiary …
Jan 15, 2019 /  Curious
Excelerate Energy Commissions Bangladesh’s First LNG Import Terminal

Excelerate Energy Commissions Bangladesh’s First LNG Import Terminal

On August 18, 2018, Excelerate Energy Bangladesh Limited (Excelerate) completed the commissioning of its Moheshkhali Floating LNG (MLNG) terminal – Bangladesh’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) import …
Sep 3, 2018 /  Curious
EXMAR executed a fully effective ten year charter with Gunvor for the provision of its FSRU barge and related services in Bangladesh

EXMAR executed a fully effective ten year charter with Gunvor for the provision of its FSRU barge and related services in Bangladesh

EXMAR announced yesterday that it has executed a fully effective ten year charter with Gunvor for the provision of its FSRU (floating Storage and Regasification Unit) barge and related services in Bangladesh. The EXMAR …
May 15, 2018 /  Vessels
Jumbo completes work in first LNG Import Terminal in Bangladesh

Jumbo completes work in first LNG Import Terminal in Bangladesh

In 2017 Jumbo was awarded a contract by Geocean for the Moheshkhali Project. The Moheshkhali floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal is being developed off the shores of Moheshkhali Island in the Bay of …
May 7, 2018 /  Curious
Seatrade convicted for trafficking toxic ships

Seatrade convicted for trafficking toxic ships

Thursday (March 15, 2018), the Rotterdam District Court sentenced, on the basis of the EU Waste Shipment Regulation, shipping company Seatrade for the illegal export of vessels sent for scrapping on the beaches of South …
Mar 18, 2018 /  Curious
NGO Shipbreaking Platform publishes list of ships dismantled worldwide in 2017

NGO Shipbreaking Platform publishes list of ships dismantled worldwide in 2017

According to new data released Tuesday by the NGO Shipbreaking Platform, 835 large ocean-going commercial vessels were sold to the scrap yards in 2017. 543 were broken down – by hand – on the tidal beaches of …
Feb 22, 2018 /  Curious