Ten Turkish sailors seized by pirates off Nigerian coast

Ten Turkish sailors seized by pirates off Nigerian coast

Ten Turkish sailors were taken hostage by armed pirates off the coast of Nigeria early on July 16, shipping company Kadıoğlu Denizcilik said, adding that another eight sailors were safely aboard the ship. Caption: …
Jul 17, 2019 /  Piracy
Scorpio Bulkers Inc. orders a further 9 scrubbers from Pacific Green Technologies Inc. for a combined value of $13.0m

Scorpio Bulkers Inc. orders a further 9 scrubbers from Pacific Green Technologies Inc. for a combined value of $13.0m

Pacific Green Technologies Inc. (OTCQB: PGTK), developer of the ENVI-Marine™ emission control system, yesterday announced that Scorpio Bulkers Inc. (Scorpio Bulkers) has confirmed that it has ordered a further 9 …
Jul 12, 2019 /  Curious
First LNG cargo shipped from Prelude FLNG

First LNG cargo shipped from Prelude FLNG

TechnipFMC announces Thursday (Jul 04) that the first shipment of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) has sailed from Shell’s Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility located 475 kilometers North East of …
Jul 8, 2019 /  Vessels
JERA’s New LNG Carrier Named Sohshu Maru

JERA’s New LNG Carrier Named Sohshu Maru

TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) yesterday announced the naming of a newbuilding LNG Carrier ordered by Trans-Pacific Shipping 8 Ltd., a Joint Venture between MOL and JERA Co., Inc. (JERA)  The ceremony was …
Jul 3, 2019 /  Vessels
Seaspan Shipyards officially delivers first Offshore Fisheries Science Vessel to Canadian Coast Guard

Seaspan Shipyards officially delivers first Offshore Fisheries Science Vessel to Canadian Coast Guard

The CCGS Sir John Franklin is the first large vessel to be built and delivered to the Government of Canada under the National Shipbuilding Strategy Last Thursday (Jun27), Seaspan Shipyards (Seaspan) and the Government …
Jul 2, 2019 /  Naval
Damen signs contract with Baleària for Eco-efficient tug in Port of Ciutadella

Damen signs contract with Baleària for Eco-efficient tug in Port of Ciutadella

Damen Stan Tug 1606 E3 the first IMO TIER III compliant harbour tug in the Mediteranean Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract with Spain-based major ferry operator Baleària for the delivery of a Stan Tug …
Jun 27, 2019 /  Vessels
McDermott Awarded Large Offshore EPCI Contract from Saudi Aramco

McDermott Awarded Large Offshore EPCI Contract from Saudi Aramco

McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE: MDR) announced Monday (Jun24) a large* contract award from Saudi Aramco for engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) services in the Marjan and Zuluf fields, …
Jun 25, 2019 /  Curious
Eco Marine Power Applauds Introduction of Poseidon Principles

Eco Marine Power Applauds Introduction of Poseidon Principles

Integration of climate considerations into lending decisions will assist in shifting shipping to a more sustainable future. Eco Marine Power (EMP) has applauded the recently announced introduction of the Poseidon …
Jun 19, 2019 /  Curious
DIS Announces the sale of one of the vessels owned by DM Shipping, generating net cash of approximately US$ 13.2 MLN for the JV Company

DIS Announces the sale of one of the vessels owned by DM Shipping, generating net cash of approximately US$ 13.2 MLN for the JV Company

d’Amico International Shipping S.A. (Borsa Italiana: DIS) (DIS), an international marine transportation company operating in the product tanker market, announces that DM Shipping d.a.c.(DMS), a joint venture …
Jun 18, 2019 /  Vessels
Deepsea Yantai - a newbuild semi-submersible drilling rig destined for operations in Norway, launched in China

Deepsea Yantai - a newbuild semi-submersible drilling rig destined for operations in Norway, launched in China

Deepsea Yantai, a newbuild semi-submersible drilling rig destined for operations in Norway, has been launched in China. Chinese rig builder CIMC Raffles named and launched the rig on Wednesday, and the rig has already …
Jun 12, 2019 /  Vessels