FSL Trust Orders Two LR2 Tanker at Cosco yard

FSL Trust Orders Two LR2 Tanker at Cosco yard

Singapore-based First Ship Lease Trust (FSL Trust) Management has entered into a letter of intent with China’s Cosco Shipping Heavy Industry (Yangzhou) to order two LR2 product tankers, fitted with scrubbers, for …
Dec 7, 2018 /  Curious
OOS International: Keel Laying of OOS Walcheren

OOS International: Keel Laying of OOS Walcheren

The OOS Walcheren is the 3rd vessel using the asymmetric brace-less semi-submersible design within the OOS International family. The first is the OOS Gretha, currently operating in Brazil, and the 2nd is the OOS …
Dec 7, 2018 /  Vessels
Seaspan Shipyards commences refit work on CCGS Sir Wilfrid Laurier

Seaspan Shipyards commences refit work on CCGS Sir Wilfrid Laurier

The project demonstrates the versatile nature of Seaspan’s Vancouver Drydock in performing work for both government and private sector clients Seaspan Shipyards (Seaspan) announced Thursday the commencement of …
Dec 7, 2018 /  Vessels
MOL to Participate in Construction, Ownership, Operation of FSRU for Jawa 1 Gas-Fired IPP Project in Indonesia

MOL to Participate in Construction, Ownership, Operation of FSRU for Jawa 1 Gas-Fired IPP Project in Indonesia

Leveraging Know-how in Asia’s 1st Gas-to-Power Project using FSRU Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) today announced that the company has signed deals for construction of a floating storage and regasification unit …
Dec 7, 2018 /  Curious
Tellurian and Vitol Sign MOU for 15-year LNG sale on JKM

Tellurian and Vitol Sign MOU for 15-year LNG sale on JKM

Tellurian Inc. (Tellurian) (NASDAQ: TELL) announced today that its subsidiary, Tellurian Trading UK Ltd. (Tellurian Trading), has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Vitol Inc. (Vitol) to supply 1.5 …
Dec 7, 2018 /  Curious
United States’ lone heavy icebreaker begins Antarctic deployment

United States’ lone heavy icebreaker begins Antarctic deployment

The Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star arrived Tuesday in Pearl Harbor to make final preparations before sailing to Antarctica in support of Operation Deep Freeze 2019. Caption: The Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star …
Dec 7, 2018 /  Vessels
A Port of Oakland export that’s winning the trade war - Scrap paper shipments finding new markets, up 3 % despite headwinds

A Port of Oakland export that’s winning the trade war - Scrap paper shipments finding new markets, up 3 % despite headwinds

A scrappy little export commodity at the Port of Oakland is winning the battle against global trade headwinds. The Port said Thursday that scrap paper shipments were up 3 percent in the first 10 months of 2018. The …
Dec 7, 2018 /  Curious
ARC Loads Military Cargo in Norway from Operation Trident Juncture

ARC Loads Military Cargo in Norway from Operation Trident Juncture

American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier’s M/Vs Resolve and Independence II loaded military rolling stock and other cargo at the Norwegian ports of Fredrikstad and Fiborgtangen in support of Operation Trident …
Dec 7, 2018 /  Vessels
NYK Concludes Long-term Charter Agreement for Two LNG Carriers with Total

NYK Concludes Long-term Charter Agreement for Two LNG Carriers with Total

NYK signed a long-term contract with Total Gas & Power Chartering Limited (TGPCL),* a subsidiary of Total, a leading oil and energy company headquartered in France. The contract calls for TGPCL to charter from NYK …
Dec 7, 2018 /  Vessels
Crowley Adds 400 New Refrigerated Containers to its Fleet Just in Time for Peak Reefer Cargo Season

Crowley Adds 400 New Refrigerated Containers to its Fleet Just in Time for Peak Reefer Cargo Season

Crowley Logistics has added 400 new refrigerated (reefer) cargo containers to its industry-leading equipment fleet just in time for the peak perishables shipping season beginning in Central America. Images courtesy of …
Dec 7, 2018 /  Vessels