SEA\LNG reiterates LNG’s central role in meeting IMO’s decarbonisation goals

SEA\LNG reiterates LNG’s central role in meeting IMO’s decarbonisation goals

SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, supports the level of ambition outlined by the IMO’s Initial Strategy. It …
Apr 20, 2018 /  Curious
WSC Welcomes the IMO’s Agreement on a Greenhouse Gas Reduction Strategy and Calls for an IMO-Led Research and Development Programme

WSC Welcomes the IMO’s Agreement on a Greenhouse Gas Reduction Strategy and Calls for an IMO-Led Research and Development Programme

The World Shipping Council (WSC) and its members welcome the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) agreement on an ambitious strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping. This …
Apr 16, 2018 /  Curious
MMT extends charter contract for MPSV Stril Explorer

MMT extends charter contract for MPSV Stril Explorer

MMT has extended its contract with Simon Møkster Shipping AS for the DP2 multipurpose support vessel Stril Explorer. Caption: DP2 multipurpose support vessel Stril Explorer - Image courtesy of …
Apr 13, 2018 /  Vessels
Caterpillar Marine announces first European IMO Tier III tugboat

Caterpillar Marine announces first European IMO Tier III tugboat

Caterpillar Marine announced last week that UZMAR Workboat and Tug Factory will be building an 80 TBP, Robert Allan designed, IMO Tier III certified tugboat powered with the new generation Cat® 3516E 2525bkW engines, …
Mar 19, 2018 /  Curious
Tug Malta’s Damen ASD 2913 named in Malta

Tug Malta’s Damen ASD 2913 named in Malta

St. Angelo named in the presence of island’s Prime Minister On Friday, 9th February Tug Malta’s Damen ASD 2913 was named St. Angelo at a ceremony attended by the Prime Minister of Malta, Joseph Muscat, and …
Feb 14, 2018 /  Vessels
IMO and EBRD sign new partnership to support sustainable shipping

IMO and EBRD sign new partnership to support sustainable shipping

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has signed a new partnership agreement with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). The agreement will help promote sustainable shipping through a range …
Feb 12, 2018 /  Curious
Wärtsilä Aquarius Ballast Water Management System retrofit service reduces installation risks and environmental impact of shipping

Wärtsilä Aquarius Ballast Water Management System retrofit service reduces installation risks and environmental impact of shipping

With the entry into force of the ballast water treatment regulation now less than 2 years away, Wärtsilä BWMS and scrubber retrofit engineering services are seeing a considerable increase in interest in their …
Feb 2, 2018 /  Curious
Stena Bulk’s tanker Stena Impero named in Guangzhou

Stena Bulk’s tanker Stena Impero named in Guangzhou

The chemical and product tanker Stena Impero was named yesterday in a chilly and drizzly Guangzhou in southeast China. She is the last in a series of 13 sister ships ordered by Stena Bulk at the shipyard GSI (Guangzhou …
Feb 1, 2018 /  Vessels
Sanmar delivers sixth tugboat to Rimochitori Napolitani

Sanmar delivers sixth tugboat to Rimochitori Napolitani

Sanmar has achieved considerable success in recent years with Italian based towage companies. The Turkish operator with an unparalleled tug building record has supplied 12 tugs to Italy since 2010 with several more under …
Jan 23, 2018 /  Vessels
Digital naming of Stena Immortal and inauguration of new Stena office in Copenhagen

Digital naming of Stena Immortal and inauguration of new Stena office in Copenhagen

The digital naming of the IMOIIMAX tanker Stena Immortal took place Wednesday at Stena’s new office in Hellerup in the north of Copenhagen. Some 200 guests had gathered to attend the naming ceremony and watch …
Jan 19, 2018 /  Vessels