SSС Zvezda to supply Gazprom with four vessels for offshore operations

SSС Zvezda to supply Gazprom with four vessels for offshore operations

Gazprom and the Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex (SSС Zvezda) signed in St. Petersburg the construction contracts for four vessels. The signing took place at the Offshore Marintec Russia 2018 International Specialized …
Oct 9, 2018 /  Curious
Damen performs float-out of Australian icebreaker

Damen performs float-out of Australian icebreaker

Damen has carried out the successful floating of the Antarctic Supply Research Vessel (ASRV) RSV Nuyina currently under construction at Damen Shipyards Galati. The carefully executed procedure was achieved by raising the …
Sep 25, 2018 /  Vessels
Halifax Shipyard launches Canada’s lead Arctic and Offshore Patrol Vessel

Halifax Shipyard launches Canada’s lead Arctic and Offshore Patrol Vessel

Canada’s lead Arctic and Offshore Patrol Vessel the future HMCS Harry DeWolf, was launched Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, marking a significant milestone for the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) and the …
Sep 17, 2018 /  Naval
NOVATEK Сreates a Joint Venture with Rosatom

NOVATEK Сreates a Joint Venture with Rosatom

Today, during the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Chairman of the Management Board of PAO NOVATEK (NOVATEK) Leonid Mikhelson and Director General of State Corporation ROSATOM Alexey Likhachev signed an agreement …
Sep 12, 2018 /  Curious
Passenger Ship Runs Aground in the Arctic

Passenger Ship Runs Aground in the Arctic

A Russian-flagged passenger vessel that went aground in the Canadian Arctic last week has been refloated and is in stable condition. The 117-meter, 6,230 gt polar expedition cruise ship Akademik Ioffe had about 160 …
Aug 29, 2018 /  Accidents
Melting Ice In The Arctic Is Opening A New Energy Trade Route

Melting Ice In The Arctic Is Opening A New Energy Trade Route

A new trade route for energy supplies is opening up north of the Arctic Circle as some of the warmest temperatures on record shrink ice caps that used to lock ships out of the area. This year is likely to rank among the …
Aug 29, 2018 /  Curious
Clean Arctic Alliance challenges Canada’s Fednav on Arctic Shipping Fuel

Clean Arctic Alliance challenges Canada’s Fednav on Arctic Shipping Fuel

Responding to news that Australian mining company Ironbark Zinc will charter the world’s largest icebreaking bulk carrier, the Nunavik – owned by Canadian shipping company Fednav – for its zinc mining …
Aug 24, 2018 /  Curious
Maersk to Send First Container Ship Through Arctic

Maersk to Send First Container Ship Through Arctic

Denmark’s Maersk said on Tuesday that it has plans to send the first container ship from East Asia to Europe via the Arctic Ocean. Maersk’s state-owned Chinese rival Cosco (CHDGF) has …
Aug 22, 2018 /  Curious
Damen Marine Components to supply Chilean Navy for ANTARCTIC I project

Damen Marine Components to supply Chilean Navy for ANTARCTIC I project

Damen Marine Components has won a contract to supply steering gear, rudders and stern tube parts for an Antarctic Research vessel of the Chilean Navy, under LRS -Polar 5 Class notation. The contract was awarded by ASMAR …
Aug 8, 2018 /  Naval
Hafnia Tankers concludes sale and leaseback with Sole Shipping

Hafnia Tankers concludes sale and leaseback with Sole Shipping

Hafnia Tankers Ltd (Hafnia) has successfully completed two sale and leaseback transactions with Skaatholmen Shipping Ltd, a company owned by Sole Shipping Special Opportunities Fund II L.P. of its 2010 built LR1 tankers, …
Aug 2, 2018 /  Vessels