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Eastern Pacific Shipping makes first wind-assisted propulsion move with bound4blue eSAILs®

Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) has signed a contract for its first ever wind-assisted propulsion system, partnering with bound4blue to install three 22-metre eSAILs® onboard the Pacific Sentinel. The turnkey ‘suction sail’ technology, which drags air …
Feb 22, 2024 / Curious

Vitol Bunkers takes delivery of first biofuel barge in Asia

Vitol Bunkers has taken delivery of the Marine Future, its first specialised bunker barge in Singapore, strengthening its position in Asia’s expanding biofuel bunker market. The addition of this specialized IMO type 2 notation bunker tanker to the …
Feb 22, 2024 / Curious

Galveston LNG Bunker Port comes onboard SEA-LNG coalition

Galveston LNG Bunker Port (GLBP), a joint-venture between Seapath Group, one of the maritime subsidiaries of the Libra Group, and Pilot LNG, LLC (Pilot), a Houston-based clean energy solutions company, has joined SEA-LNG – further enhancing our LNG …
Feb 22, 2024 / Curious

KR Verifies HMM’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Calculation Methodology

KR has awarded a third-party verification certificate for a “Greenhouse Gas Reduction Calculation Methodology” developed by HMM, South Korea’s largest shipping company. The methodology is based on the Renewable Energy Directive Ⅱ, a regulatory …
Feb 22, 2024 / Curious

Unifeeder completes agreement for two additional methanol-powered vessels

Underscoring the commitment to greener shipping solutions. Unifeeder Group has successfully completed a long-term charter agreement for two additional methanol-capable container feeder vessels. This follows the agreement for two initial vessels …
Feb 22, 2024 / Curious

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

Auramarine Strenghtens Its Global Commitment To Green Shipping With Landmark Tripartite Cooperation Agreement

Auramarine, the leading provider of fuel supply systems for the marine, power and process industries, has signed a cooperation agreement with Yiu Lian Dockyards (Shekou) Co., Ltd. and Guangzhou Jihai Shipping Material Co. Ltd. in order to drive the …
Feb 21, 2024 / Curious

Sulmara transforming leading high-spec offshore vessel to suit renewables market after agreeing multi-year charter

Subsea specialist Sulmara has made its biggest commitment yet to the renewable energy industry after signing a three-year deal with Atlantic Offshore to charter the 67m DPII multi-purpose support vessel Ocean Marlin. Sulmara is undertaking a …
Feb 21, 2024 / Curious

Allseas completes infield pipelay scope for BP's GTA LNG project offshore Mauritania and Senegal

Pioneering Spirit has completed the infield pipelay scope for BP’s ultra-deepwater GTA liquified natural gas project offshore Mauritania and Senegal. Two months after arriving in the field, production crew welded, scanned and field joint coated the …
Feb 21, 2024 / Curious

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