First non-EU ship recycling yards join EU List of approved facilities

First non-EU ship recycling yards join EU List of approved facilities

LEYAL and LEYAL-DEMTAS join the EU list following independent verification from LR The European Commission published the fourth version of the ‘European List of ship recycling facilities’ last week, adding …
Dec 17, 2018 /  Curious
FSL Trust Orders Two LR2 Tanker at Cosco yard

FSL Trust Orders Two LR2 Tanker at Cosco yard

Singapore-based First Ship Lease Trust (FSL Trust) Management has entered into a letter of intent with China’s Cosco Shipping Heavy Industry (Yangzhou) to order two LR2 product tankers, fitted with scrubbers, for …
Dec 7, 2018 /  Curious
Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) receives AiP from LR for INTELLIMAN smart ship solution

Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) receives AiP from LR for INTELLIMAN smart ship solution

LR has presented Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (SHI) with approval in principle (AiP) for its smart ship solution: INTELLIMAN SHIP. The solution is the first to receive LR’s ‘Digital AL2 SAFE PERFORM …
Nov 21, 2018 /  Curious
PaxOcean delivers largest FSRU built in China to Indonesia-based Jaya Samudra Karunia

PaxOcean delivers largest FSRU built in China to Indonesia-based Jaya Samudra Karunia

PaxOcean has delivered a 26,000m3 floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) to Indonesia-based Jaya Samudra Karunia (JSK). The Karunia Dewata is the largest FSRU built in China and the first to feature Type C cargo …
Nov 19, 2018 /  Vessels
STX receives AiP from LR for LNG-fuelled 50k dwt MR tanker

STX receives AiP from LR for LNG-fuelled 50k dwt MR tanker

LR has presented STX with approval in principle for a 50k dwt MR tanker design capable of using LNG as a fuel. This development is the result of close collaboration between STX and LR. STX incorporated an LNG-fuelled …
Nov 14, 2018 /  Curious
Scorpio Tankers Announces Update on Scrubbers

Scorpio Tankers Announces Update on Scrubbers

Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NYSE:STNG) (Scorpio Tankers) announced Monday (Oct 15) that following its entry into an agreement to retrofit 15 of its LR2s with Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (Scrubbers), it has agreed letters of …
Oct 16, 2018 /  Finance
Naming ceremony for first of 35 newbuild crude oil and product tankers on order to be leased to Trafigura

Naming ceremony for first of 35 newbuild crude oil and product tankers on order to be leased to Trafigura

Trafigura Group Pte Ltd (Trafigura), one of the world’s leading independent commodity trading companies, has today named the first of its 35 crude oil and product tankers being built in South Korea and …
Sep 20, 2018 /  Vessels
LR AiP granted for Wison 300MW Floating Storage, Regasification, Power Plant (FSRP) - VIDEO

LR AiP granted for Wison 300MW Floating Storage, Regasification, Power Plant (FSRP) - VIDEO

Lloyd’s Register (LR) announced yesterday during a presentation at Gastech – the leading exhibition and conference for the global gas, LNG and energy industries held 17-20 September in Barcelona, Spain …
Sep 20, 2018 /  Curious
LR grants cyber security AiP to DSME Smart Ship Solution

LR grants cyber security AiP to DSME Smart Ship Solution

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. (DSME) has received approval in principle (AiP) from LR for the DSME Smart Ship Solution (DS4®), receiving the Cyber SECURE notation, which confirms compliance …
Jul 25, 2018 /  Curious
Spliethoff Group prepares for 2020 sulphur cap

Spliethoff Group prepares for 2020 sulphur cap

On 26 June Spliethoff’s mv Floragracht left the BLRT shipyard in Klaipeda, Lithuania, where she was outfitted with an exhaust gas cleaning system (scrubber). In the coming period thirty more vessels of Dutch ship …
Jul 9, 2018 /  Curious