Fehn Ship Management completed a major step in Eco Flettner Project - Flettner rotor installed on Fehn Pollux

Fehn Ship Management completed a major step in Eco Flettner Project - Flettner rotor installed on Fehn Pollux

A major step in the Eco Flettner project has been completed. Last Wednesday (Jun13) the rotor was safely craned onto the forecastle of Fehn Pollux and secured on its foundation. In a next step, cables and wirings …
Jun 18, 2018 /  Vessels
Ferus Smit’ Hull Nb. 443 for Erik Thun AB successfully launched and christened “Thun Eos” (Video)

Ferus Smit’ Hull Nb. 443 for Erik Thun AB successfully launched and christened “Thun Eos” (Video)

On Saturday the 16th of June at 11.00 hrs Ferus Smit’ Nb. 443 was launched at the Westerbroek shipyard. The vessel was christened “Thun Eos” Nb. 443 is the first ship in a series of new oil/chemical …
Jun 18, 2018 /  Vessels
U.S. Coast Guard monitors grounded vessel in Duluth Harbor (Video)

U.S. Coast Guard monitors grounded vessel in Duluth Harbor (Video)

The Coast Guard is monitoring the 990-foot motor vessel American Spirit, which ran aground in Duluth Harbor, Minnesota, at approximately 3:30 p.m. (central standard time) Sunday (June 17, 2018). There are no reported …
Jun 18, 2018 /  Accidents
Port of Oakland, largest terminal operator OK new lease to 2027

Port of Oakland, largest terminal operator OK new lease to 2027

A major global marine terminal operator has OKd a new Port of Oakland lease that runs through 2027.  The agreement includes options that could keep SSA Terminals (Oakland) here to 2042. The Port has characterized …
Jun 18, 2018 /  Curious
Equinor awards drilling and well service contracts worth NOK 30 billion

Equinor awards drilling and well service contracts worth NOK 30 billion

Equinor is awarding new service contracts to Baker Hughes Norge, Halliburton AS and Schlumberger Norge AS for integrated drilling and well services on most of the Equinor-operated fields on the Norwegian continental …
Jun 18, 2018 /  Curious
Scotline orders second newbuild with Royal Bodewes - mv Scot Explorer

Scotline orders second newbuild with Royal Bodewes - mv Scot Explorer

Scotline announced on Friday (Jun 15) that, in partnership with Royal Bodewes Group BV, the Company has exercised their option to a second new build 4785 DWAT Bodewes Trader to be named Scot Explorer and launched in Q3 …
Jun 18, 2018 /  Vessels
Dorian LPG Board Declines BW LPG'S Unsolicited Proposal

Dorian LPG Board Declines BW LPG'S Unsolicited Proposal

Dorian LPG Ltd. (NYSE: LPG) (Dorian) Friday announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously declined an unsolicited, conditional proposal from BW LPG Ltd. (OB: BWLPG) (BW LPG) to combine with Dorian in a …
Jun 18, 2018 /  Finance
Port Kembla suspends operations after a fire on board self-discharging bulk carrier Iron Chieftain

Port Kembla suspends operations after a fire on board self-discharging bulk carrier Iron Chieftain

Operations at Port Kembla have been suspended as firefighters continue to battle a large blaze that broke out on board self-discharging bulk carrier Iron Chieftain in Port Kembla early Monday …
Jun 18, 2018 /  Accidents
Trafigura and SLNG sign agreement for storage and reload services at SLNG terminal

Trafigura and SLNG sign agreement for storage and reload services at SLNG terminal

Trafigura Pte Ltd (Trafigura) and Singapore LNG Corporation Pte Ltd (SLNG) have signed an agreement on 30 May 2018 for Storage and Reload Services at the SLNG Terminal on Jurong Island. This is the second such agreement …
Jun 18, 2018 /  Curious
Seaspan Shipyards and Shipbuilding Partners Celebrate Start of Construction on Canada’s Joint Support Ships

Seaspan Shipyards and Shipbuilding Partners Celebrate Start of Construction on Canada’s Joint Support Ships

Friday (June 15, 2018), joined by representatives from industry and government, Seaspan Shipyards (Seaspan) celebrated the start of construction on the first Joint Support Ship (JSS) for the Royal Canadian Navy …
Jun 18, 2018 /  Naval