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Jolly Clivia, the fifth full-container ship for the Ignazio Messina & C. fleet

The latest of the five full-container vessels to join the Ignazio Messina & C. fleet has been renamed Jolly Clivia. The official delivery took place at the port of Singapore.  The new vessel, measuring 262 meters in length by 32 meters in …
Feb 28, 2024 / Vessels

DHT orders four large VLCCs

The Company has entered into agreements to build four large VLCCs for delivery between April and December 2026. Two will be constructed at each Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries and Hanwha Ocean (formerly known as Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine …
Feb 28, 2024 / Vessels

ZIM Celebrates Naming Ceremonies of Three New LNG Vessels, Advancing Sustainability in the Shipping Industry

ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. has announced the naming ceremonies of three new vessels joining ZIM’s fleet were held in Korea and China, marking another step in the company’s sustainability efforts and the completion of a major part of ZIM’s …
Feb 27, 2024 / Vessels

Vertom orders twelve diesel-electric vessels in India

On the sustainable road towards 2030 and 2050, it is important for Vertom to become greener and more environmental-friendly in the upcoming years. The aim is to start the transformation to decarbonizing the business activities for Vertom and their …
Feb 27, 2024 / Vessels

OOCL Further Optimizes its Fleet Capacity with the Eight Eco-friendly 24,188TEU Ship OOCL Abu Dhabi

Orient Overseas Container Line Ltd. (OOCL) is delighted to introduce its newest mega containership, “OOCL Abu Dhabi”. OOCL’s fleet structure will be further optimized with the addition of the eighth eco-friendly 24,188 TEU vessel.  Caption: …
Feb 26, 2024 / Vessels

Flex LNG lands another two-year LNG carrier charter extension

Flex LNG Ltd. (Flex LNG) (NYSE/OSE: FLNG) has received notice that the charterer of Flex Courageous, a super major, has exercised its first extension option. Flex Courageous was fixed on a three-year Time Charter on November 1, 2021, together with …
Feb 23, 2024 / Vessels

Canadian Coast Guard Ship Griffon Vessel Life Extension Contract Awarded

Ensuring that Canadian Coast Guard personnel have reliable equipment to keep Canada's waterways safe and open for business is a key priority for the Government of Canada. Today, the Minister of Public Services and Procurement, the Honourable …
Feb 22, 2024 / Vessels

Dual-Fuel Methanol Design of Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessel from Yantai Receives ABS Approval

ABS issued approval in principle (AIP) to Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Ltd. for its design of a dual-fuel methanol, heavy-duty, offshore wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV). The WTIV is capable of transporting and installing the largest wind …
Feb 21, 2024 / Vessels

NYK Places First Order with Japanese Shipyard for Offshore Wind Industry Crew Transfer Vessel

NYK Places First Order with Japanese Shipyard for Offshore Wind Industry Crew Transfer Vessel In January, NYK placed an order with Kosaba Shipbuilding Corporation for a crew transfer vessel (CTV), the first CTV for NYK to order from a Japanese …
Feb 21, 2024 / Vessels

Safe Bulkers Announces Sale of One Panamax Class Dry-bulk Vessel

Safe Bulkers, Inc. (the Company) (NYSE: SB), an international provider of marine drybulk transportation services, has entered into an agreement for the sale of MV Maritsa, a 2005 Japanese-built, Panamax class, dry-bulk vessel, the oldest vessel in …
Feb 20, 2024 / Vessels