ECO-friendly shuttle tankers secure financing of innovative new VOC technology developed in Norway

ECO-friendly shuttle tankers secure financing of innovative new VOC technology developed in Norway

Teekay Offshore has secured long-term financing from the Norwegian Government for four new shuttle tankers being built at Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) in South Korea. The shuttle tankers are all equipped with a new …
May 22, 2019 /  Vessels
Maersk Product Tankers completes sale and leaseback agreement

Maersk Product Tankers completes sale and leaseback agreement

Maersk Product Tankers has entered a sale and leaseback agreement for four MR vessels built in 2015 and 2016 with the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC). “The agreement will increase financial …
May 17, 2019 /  Vessels
Qatargas achieves milestone with 10,000th ship loading by Qatargas RLTO

Qatargas achieves milestone with 10,000th ship loading by Qatargas RLTO

​​Qatargas announced yesterday that Qatargas Ras Laffan Terminal Operations (RLTO) has safely loaded the 10,000th cargo shipment of non-LNG product in Ras Laffan Industrial City (RLIC). Since starting operations in 2006, …
May 15, 2019 /  Vessels
Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Holds Christening Ceremony for Next-Generation LNG Carrier BUSHU MARU - Second Ship for JERA in the Freeport LNG Project

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Holds Christening Ceremony for Next-Generation LNG Carrier BUSHU MARU - Second Ship for JERA in the Freeport LNG Project

Significantly improved LNG carrying capacity and fuel performance due to enhanced hull structure and hybrid propulsion system New vessel to transport LNG for various ventures, including the Freeport LNG Project in …
May 15, 2019 /  Vessels
Panama Canal Welcomes First Q-Flex LNG Tanker

Panama Canal Welcomes First Q-Flex LNG Tanker

The Panama Canal welcomed Qatargas’ Al Safliya, the first Q-Flex and the largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker to ever transit the waterway. The tanker–which measures 315 meters in length and 50 …
May 14, 2019 /  Vessels
Thun Tankers takes delivery of first L-Class and second E-Class product tankers; Both vessels to enter the Gothia Tanker Alliance network

Thun Tankers takes delivery of first L-Class and second E-Class product tankers; Both vessels to enter the Gothia Tanker Alliance network

On May 9th, Thun Tankers took delivery of the 18,650 deadweight product tanker Thun Lidkoping. This L-Class vessel is the first in a series of five resource efficient, high-quality tankers built by Avic Dingheng …
May 10, 2019 /  Vessels
Top Ships Inc. Announces Delivery of Suezmax MT Eco Beverly Hills

Top Ships Inc. Announces Delivery of Suezmax MT Eco Beverly Hills

TOP Ships Inc, an international owner and operator of modern, fuel-efficient "ECO" tanker vessels, announced today that it took delivery of the 157,000 dwt newbuilding Suezmax vessel M/T Eco Beverly Hills, constructed at …
May 10, 2019 /  Vessels
Team Tankers International signs up more ships to using Selektope®-powered hull coatings

Team Tankers International signs up more ships to using Selektope®-powered hull coatings

Bermudan tanker owner and operator Team Tankers International has committed four additional ships to using the protection of the anti-barnacle active agent Selektope® following distinguished fouling prevention …
May 8, 2019 /  Vessels
US Coast Guard medevacs injured man from oil tanker High Progress

US Coast Guard medevacs injured man from oil tanker High Progress

A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced a 28-year-old man who was injured aboard an oil tanker off the coast of San Francisco, Tuesday morning. Caption: Chemical/Oil Products Tanker High Progress - Image courtesy …
May 8, 2019 /  Accidents
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