Improved Sustainability Initiatives Inches the Panama Canal Closer to a Carbon Neutral Future

Improved Sustainability Initiatives Inches the Panama Canal Closer to a Carbon Neutral Future

Enhancements are in line with the Canal's carbon reduction commitments, the International Maritime Organization's emissions reduction strategy and the Paris Agreement. The Panama Canal Authority, Monday (May 20), …
May 21, 2019 /  Curious
ABB to enable world’s first hydrogen-powered river vessel

ABB to enable world’s first hydrogen-powered river vessel

ABB will provide a power and propulsion solution for a newbuild vessel operating along the Rhône river in France to run entirely on hydrogen fuel cells ABB strengthens its position as the marine market’s …
May 21, 2019 /  Vessels
Swan Hunter completes Modular Offshore Grid Cable Storage Load-in

Swan Hunter completes Modular Offshore Grid Cable Storage Load-in

Swan Hunter, along with partners DOC, have successfully completed load-in spooling operations for the Elia Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) project. The contract was awarded to load-in and store 5km of the Modular Offshore …
May 21, 2019 /  Curious
DOF, Kongsberg, SINTEF Ocean and Norce join forces to deliver “Intelligent efficiency” for offshore operations

DOF, Kongsberg, SINTEF Ocean and Norce join forces to deliver “Intelligent efficiency” for offshore operations

New Decision Support System under development to improve operational, economic and environmental sustainability DOF has formed a partnership with Kongsberg Maritime, SINTEF Ocean and NORCE, which aims to reduce fuel …
May 21, 2019 /  Curious
Debmarine Namibia To Invest In World’s First Ever Custom-Built Diamond Recovery Vessel

Debmarine Namibia To Invest In World’s First Ever Custom-Built Diamond Recovery Vessel

Debmarine Namibia announced that its Board of Directors have approved the construction of the world’s first ever custom-built diamond recovery vessel. The new vessel is expected to cost US$468 million (N$7 …
May 21, 2019 /  Vessels
PETRONAS Floating LNG Satu Achieves Its First LNG Drop Post Relocation

PETRONAS Floating LNG Satu Achieves Its First LNG Drop Post Relocation

PETRONAS achieved its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) drop by its floating LNG facility, PETRONAS Floating LNG Satu (PFLNG Satu) at the Kebabangan cluster field, 90 kilometres offshore Sabah, recently. Operated by …
May 21, 2019 /  Vessels
Peel Ports sets out future for Hunterston PARC

Peel Ports sets out future for Hunterston PARC

Peel Ports has revealed its plans for the major port and industrial centre at Hunterston, one of Scotland’s most important development sites comprising a 300 acre brownfield footprint, deepwater, and rail …
May 21, 2019 /  Curious
Long-term Wärtsilä Service Agreements support optimal performance for LNG Carriers

Long-term Wärtsilä Service Agreements support optimal performance for LNG Carriers

The technology group Wärtsilä has signed long-term service agreements for four Japanese owned LNG Carriers. Wärtsilä’s Dynamic Maintenance Planning (DMP) proposition with performance guarantees …
May 21, 2019 /  Vessels
Arctic LNG 2 and TechnipFMC Sign EPC Contract for the LNG Plant

Arctic LNG 2 and TechnipFMC Sign EPC Contract for the LNG Plant

PAO NOVATEK (NOVATEK) announced that its joint venture Arctic LNG 2 and TechnipFMC signed a contract on engineering, procurement, supply, construction and commissioning of an integrated liquefied natural gas facility …
May 21, 2019 /  Curious
Hamburg Süd christens “Polar Ecuador” in Antwerp

Hamburg Süd christens “Polar Ecuador” in Antwerp

Naming ceremony held at Belgian New Fruit Wharf – Deployment in the EMCS service Hamburg Süd christened the Polar Ecuador container ship yesterday in Antwerp. The sponsor of the “Polar Ecuador” is …
May 21, 2019 /  Vessels