Naming ceremony held for Sonangol’s new drillship

Naming ceremony held for Sonangol’s new drillship

South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding Marine and Engineering (DSME) hosted last week a naming ceremony for the Sonangol Quengela drillship. Caption: Sonangol Quengela - Image courtesy of …
May 20, 2019 /  Vessels
Kotug Smit Towage Performs naming ceremony for tug Buffalo

Kotug Smit Towage Performs naming ceremony for tug Buffalo

On 15th May 2019, the naming ceremony of the newly-built Damen tug Buffalo took place in the Port of Southampton, UK. Kotug Smit Towage has taken four newly-built Damen tugs into service for its European harbour …
May 20, 2019 /  Vessels
New Jointly Owned LNG Carrier with JERA Named

New Jointly Owned LNG Carrier with JERA Named

On May 14, a naming ceremony was held at the Nagasaki shipyard of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. for a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier that NYK and JERA Co. Inc.* will jointly own.** The ceremony was attended …
May 16, 2019 /  Vessels
MOL held a naming ceremony for Tokyo Gas’ LNG pair

MOL held a naming ceremony for Tokyo Gas’ LNG pair

TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) announced that a naming ceremony for two newbuilding LNG carriers was held at the Tsu Shipyard of Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) on April 24. Caption: Energy Innovator …
Apr 25, 2019 /  Vessels
Spotted: Naming ceremony of 4 new building Arctic-class LNG of Yamal Project held in South Korea

Spotted: Naming ceremony of 4 new building Arctic-class LNG of Yamal Project held in South Korea

On March 28, 2019, a naming ceremony of co-invested 4 new built LNG carriers by Teekay and CLNG was grandly held in DSME shipyard in South Korea. The 4 new buildings are specialized for Yamal project. Vice chairman of …
Apr 3, 2019 /  Vessels
Spotted: Erik Thun names two product tankers at Avic Dingheng Shipyard

Spotted: Erik Thun names two product tankers at Avic Dingheng Shipyard

In the presence of the family, colleagues and business partners Erik Thun, part of the Gothia Tanker Alliance, named two 18650 dead weight product tankers in the L-Class series at Avic Dingheng Shipyard on Saturday the …
Mar 25, 2019 /  Vessels
Svitzer holds a naming ceremony for newest London tug - Svitzer Meridian

Svitzer holds a naming ceremony for newest London tug - Svitzer Meridian

Event on the Thames, in partnership with National Grid Grain LNG and Sanmar, celebrates latest addition to ten-strong London fleet In London, leading global towage operator Svitzer and key partners have today officially …
Mar 21, 2019 /  Vessels
DFDS’ Largest ferry named and ready for service

DFDS’ Largest ferry named and ready for service

On 7 March, DFDS’ largest ferry ever was named Ephesus Seaways at a naming ceremony in Istanbul and will soon set course for its first sailing to Trieste fully loaded with 450 trailers. Caption: EVP Peder …
Mar 14, 2019 /  Vessels
Matson Christens Second Aloha Class Vessel 'Kaimana Hila' At Philly Shipyard

Matson Christens Second Aloha Class Vessel 'Kaimana Hila' At Philly Shipyard

Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX), a leading U.S. carrier in the Pacific, and Philly Shipyard, Inc. (PSI), the wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Philly Shipyard ASA (Oslo: PHLY) christened the second of two Aloha Class …
Mar 12, 2019 /  Vessels
Concordia Damen celebrates naming of innovative Sendo Liner

Concordia Damen celebrates naming of innovative Sendo Liner

On 15th February, at its yard in Werkendam, the Netherlands, Concordia Damen held a celebration to mark the naming of the Sendo Liner, an innovative dry cargo vessel. Sendo Shipping in cooperation with Concordia Damen …
Feb 19, 2019 /  Vessels