American Ethane reveals plans to order 17 VLECs

American Ethane reveals plans to order 17 VLECs

Houston-based American Ethane announced plans to order 17 very large ethane carriers at Gastech in Houston on 17 September. The 150,000 cbm capacity VLECs will be ordered from Chinese shipyards Hudong-Zhonghua and …
Sep 20, 2019 /  Vessels
Allseas selected to remove the Repsol Gyda platform

Allseas selected to remove the Repsol Gyda platform

Single-lift technology unlocked the possibility for Repsol to award the full scope to Allseas “Pioneering Spirit” will remove the 18,000 t topsides and 11,200 t jacket after 2021 Repsol Norge AS has …
Sep 20, 2019 /  Vessels
Maersk Drilling’s low-emission rig gets a six-month extension from Equinor

Maersk Drilling’s low-emission rig gets a six-month extension from Equinor

Yesterday (Sep19), Maersk Drilling announced that Equinor has exercised two options of two months each for the Maersk Intrepid jack-up rig to continue working at the Martin Linge field offshore Norway. In addition, the …
Sep 20, 2019 /  Vessels
GLDD Secures $141M in Contracts from Several Major Dredging Awards

GLDD Secures $141M in Contracts from Several Major Dredging Awards

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NASDAQ: GLDD) announced today the receipt of several major dredging awards totaling $141 million. The awarded work includes: Jacksonville Deepening Contract B Option …
Sep 20, 2019 /  Vessels
Höegh increases its frequency to Australia

Höegh increases its frequency to Australia

Höegh Autoliners announced earlier today an increased frequency in its service to Australia. Starting in November, the company will offer five sailings per month to Australia from Europe. Previously, Höegh …
Sep 20, 2019 /  Vessels
FKAB delivers tanker RAMELIA to Rederi AB Älvtank

FKAB delivers tanker RAMELIA to Rederi AB Älvtank

Earlier this week RAMELIA was delivered to Rederi AB Älvtank. This is vessel number six, of the ordered 8 tankers, in the Gothia Tanker Alliance series. The vessels are built on a design where FKAB Marine …
Sep 20, 2019 /  Vessels
ABS grants AIP for two next-generation Gas Carrier designs

ABS grants AIP for two next-generation Gas Carrier designs

ABS Supports Jiangnan’s Innovation in VLGC and VLEC Design ABS built on its position as the class organization of choice for Chinese shipbuilder by granting Approval in Principle (AIP) for two next-generation gas …
Sep 20, 2019 /  Vessels
VARD secures advanced stern trawler contract with Luntos

VARD secures advanced stern trawler contract with Luntos

VARD announced on Wednesday (Sep18) an agreement to provide a state-of-the-art stern trawler to Russian deepwater fishing company Luntos Co. Ltd. The vessel, a VARD 8 02 design, will feature a range of innovations to …
Sep 20, 2019 /  Vessels
South Carolina Ports reports record cargo volumes, successful bond issuance

South Carolina Ports reports record cargo volumes, successful bond issuance

South Carolina Ports Authority reported its best monthly container volumes on record in August. SCPA handled 233,110 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) at the Wando Welch and North Charleston container …
Sep 20, 2019 /  Vessels
Damen completes maintenance work on Innovation at Damen Verolme Rotterdam

Damen completes maintenance work on Innovation at Damen Verolme Rotterdam

Heavy-lift jack-up vessel Innovation, one of DEME’s DP2 installation vessels, left Damen Verolme Rotterdam shipyard in early September 2019 following a major refit. Innovation spent several months in the Verolme …
Sep 20, 2019 /  Vessels