Nakilat – Keppel welcomes first FSRU at the Erhama Bin Jaber Al Jalahma Shipyard

Nakilat – Keppel welcomes first FSRU at the Erhama Bin Jaber Al Jalahma Shipyard

Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM) has recently received its first floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) project at the Erhama Bin Jaber Al Jalahma Shipyard. The 138,000 cbm FSRU ‘Excelerate’ …
Jan 23, 2019 /  Vessels
Silver sustainability badge for G2 Ocean

Silver sustainability badge for G2 Ocean

G2 Ocean are among the top 8 percent of transportation companies when it comes to sustainability, according to Ecovadis. Sustainability rating company Ecovadis has awarded G2 Ocean with their silver badge for …
Jan 23, 2019 /  Curious
Port of Oakland reports more ships than ever plugging into grid

Port of Oakland reports more ships than ever plugging into grid

More ships than ever are switching to landside electricity at the Port of Oakland to curb emissions. The Port said today that 75 percent of all ships visiting here in 2018 used so-called shore power. That was up from 68 …
Jan 23, 2019 /  Vessels
First Discharge of LPG from Ichthys LNG Project in Japan Carried by “K” LINE’s VLGC “GRACE RIVER”

First Discharge of LPG from Ichthys LNG Project in Japan Carried by “K” LINE’s VLGC “GRACE RIVER”

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo, (“K” LINE) announced earlier today that “K” LINE’s VLGC “GRACE RIVER” carried and successfully discharged Ichthys LNG Project’s first …
Jan 23, 2019 /  Vessels
Second shipment of Liza Phase One undersea pipes arrives

Second shipment of Liza Phase One undersea pipes arrives

Italian firm Saipem, one of the Prime Contractors for ExxonMobil Guyana and its joint venture partners HESS and CNOOC Nexen, has brought in its second shipment of 2,684 pipes for the Liza Phase One project timetabled to …
Jan 23, 2019 /  Curious
CMA CGM to launch its Med Pendulum Service (MPS)

CMA CGM to launch its Med Pendulum Service (MPS)

CMA CGM Short Sea Lines Med announced yesterday the deployment of a new Intra Med service in which CMA CGM will operate 1 vessel. This new service called Med Pendulum Service (MPS) will have the following …
Jan 23, 2019 /  Curious
Efficiency of Wärtsilä Ballast Water Management Systems validated by strong demand

Efficiency of Wärtsilä Ballast Water Management Systems validated by strong demand

The technology group Wärtsilä has recently been awarded a number of contracts to supply its Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) to global shipping operators. The systems will enable the vessels …
Jan 23, 2019 /  Curious
Vilma Oil contracts second Boluda Tankers vessel to operate in port of Ceuta

Vilma Oil contracts second Boluda Tankers vessel to operate in port of Ceuta

The PETROBAY barge will serve ships in the Strait of Gibraltar together with a second company tanker, the SPABUNKER CUARENTA Belonging to the fleet of Boluda Tankers, the Boluda Maritime Corporation division responsible …
Jan 23, 2019 /  Vessels
Vietnam receives largest-ever container vessel

Vietnam receives largest-ever container vessel

Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) handled the largest container vessel to ever call a Vietnamese port this month. The CMA CGM Marco Polo called at the terminal on January 11, 2019 as part of its FAL 3 Asia to Europe …
Jan 23, 2019 /  Vessels
Denmark signs Memorandum of Understanding with India

Denmark signs Memorandum of Understanding with India

The Danish Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs and the Indian Ministry of Shipping have signed an agreement to strengthen the cooperation in the maritime sector between the two countries. With the …
Jan 23, 2019 /  Vessels