Preparations for conversion to create Europe’s first LNG dredger get underway at DSDu

Preparations for conversion to create Europe’s first LNG dredger get underway at DSDu

Ceremonial steel cutting marks start of the dual-fuel conversion Work has begun at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque on the conversion of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain from diesel-electric …
May 14, 2018 /  Vessels
Damen Shiprepair & Conversion wins contract for first European conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel LNG / MGO

Damen Shiprepair & Conversion wins contract for first European conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel LNG / MGO

Damen Shiprepair & Conversion has been awarded a contract to undertake the conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel capability combining LNG and MGO. This will be the first conversion of its kind to take place in Europe. …
Dec 15, 2017 /  Vessels
Tanker HAI SOON 12 hijacked off Pulau Belitung, Indonesia; The ship released, pirates arrested

Tanker HAI SOON 12 hijacked off Pulau Belitung, Indonesia; The ship released, pirates arrested

On May 8, the ReCAAP ISC received information on the mobile app from a shipping company about the loss of communications with one of their ships, a Kiribati-registered oil product tanker, Hai Soon 12. The shipping …
May 10, 2016 /  Piracy
Gibraltar to Consider Proposals for Land Based Storage Facilities for Marine Fuels

Gibraltar to Consider Proposals for Land Based Storage Facilities for Marine Fuels

Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar (HMGoG) invited on Friday (Mar 18) proposals for the design and construction of a Land Fuel storage facility in Gibraltar. The need for Land Storage to support and enhance …
Mar 21, 2016 /  Curious
Clipper Group undergoes conversion of HFO tanks to MGO in regard to ECA operations

Clipper Group undergoes conversion of HFO tanks to MGO in regard to ECA operations

In order to manage complying with the new MARPOL Annex VI sulfur limits in Emission Control Areas (ECAs), Copenhagen, Denmark headquartered Clipper Group is going to be converting one HFO tank in everyone of its six …
Mar 20, 2015 /  Vessels
New Gas Management System for Fuelling LNG Carrier introduced by HHI

New Gas Management System for Fuelling LNG Carrier introduced by HHI

Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI), the biggest international ship-constructor and a producer of marine engines, has stated that it has separately manufactured HHI Gas Management System re-liquefying boil off gas …
Feb 25, 2015 /  All