Ocean Yield takes delivery of VLCC Nissos Rhenia

Ocean Yield takes delivery of VLCC Nissos Rhenia

Ocean Yield ASA announced on Friday (May 03) that it has taken delivery of the VLCC Nissos Rhenia. The vessel was delivered from the yard Hyundai Heavy Industries in South Korea and is the first in a series of four VLCCs …
May 7, 2019 /  Vessels
Independent Study Reveals LNG Reduces Shipping GHG Emissions By Up to 21%

Independent Study Reveals LNG Reduces Shipping GHG Emissions By Up to 21%

Landmark Well-to-Wake study represents definitive figures for GHG emissions and confirms LNG as major contributor in meeting IMO’s 2050 GHG targets for shipping The independent study report launched Thursday (Apr …
Apr 12, 2019 /  Curious
Visser Shipping signs contract to outfit their three 9.0 MW container ships with new innovative EGCS from Value Maritime

Visser Shipping signs contract to outfit their three 9.0 MW container ships with new innovative EGCS from Value Maritime

Visser Shipping has signed a contract to outfit their three 9.0 MW container ships with the new innovative Scrubber systems from Value Maritime with an option for a fourth scrubber. In 1995 Visser Shipping bought …
Apr 1, 2019 /  Curious
Valletta Cruise Port welcomes MSC Bellissima

Valletta Cruise Port welcomes MSC Bellissima

Valletta Cruise Port has welcomed MSC Bellissima (see also CruiseMapper), the 16th ship to join MSC Cruises’ global fleet. The ship, which entered into service earlier in the month, marks a key milestone in the MSC …
Mar 22, 2019 /  Cruise
Jumbo wins offshore subsea decommissioning project in North Sea

Jumbo wins offshore subsea decommissioning project in North Sea

Jumbo has been awarded an offshore decommissioning project in the North Sea by TAQA Energy BV, involving the removal, transportation and disposal of three subsea protection domes and piles. The removal operation will …
Mar 18, 2019 /  Curious
Maiden call of MSC Bellissima marked with a traditional plaque & key ceremony

Maiden call of MSC Bellissima marked with a traditional plaque & key ceremony

A traditional Plaque & Key ceremony was held to mark the maiden call of MSC Bellissima (see also CruiseMapper) as she arrived at the Port of Southampton on Friday 1 March. Caption: Passenger ship MSC …
Mar 6, 2019 /  Cruise
Green technology for reducing GHG emissions from ships

Green technology for reducing GHG emissions from ships

How can green technology and innovation help deliver IMO’s initial strategy on reducing GHG emissions from ships? This was one of the questions being addressed this week at the Greentech in Shipping Global Forum in …
Feb 28, 2019 /  Vessels
First Caisson Sets Sail for Aberdeen South Harbour

First Caisson Sets Sail for Aberdeen South Harbour

Aberdeen Harbour’s £350-million expansion has reached another landmark stage with the first 6,000-tonne caisson beginning its journey to South Harbour on Monday (Feb25). The concrete unit departed from …
Feb 27, 2019 /  Vessels
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Time Charter Contracts for mv Newport News and mv Los Angeles with SwissMarine

Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Time Charter Contracts for mv Newport News and mv Los Angeles with SwissMarine

Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, yesterday announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter …
Feb 26, 2019 /  Curious
APM Terminals Barcelona increases reefer capacity and reduces CO2 emissions

APM Terminals Barcelona increases reefer capacity and reduces CO2 emissions

In response to rapidly growing customer demand, APM Terminals Barcelona, Spain has increased reefer capacity by 31%. The electrical capacity of the terminal has also been improved, leading to a reduction in CO2 emissions …
Feb 25, 2019 /  Curious