Newbuilding Methanol Carrier for Proman Shipping Named CASTARA

Newbuilding Methanol Carrier for Proman Shipping Named CASTARA

On November 27th 2018, Proman Shipping and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) held a naming ceremony for a newbuilding Methanol Carrier for Proman Shipping at the Hyundai Mipo Drydock (HMD) in Korea. The vessel was named …
Dec 13, 2018 /  Vessels
Ship built by Guangzhou Shipyard International for Swedish company Rederi AB Gotland named at grand ceremony

Ship built by Guangzhou Shipyard International for Swedish company Rederi AB Gotland named at grand ceremony

A new and luxury ro-ro passenger vessel built by Guangzhou Shipyard International Company Ltd for Swedish company Rederi AB Gotland was named VISBORG in a naming ceremony in Guangdong provincial capital on …
Dec 10, 2018 /  Vessels
Naming ceremony for the Arctic condensate tanker Boris Sokolov held at Guangzhou Shipyard International

Naming ceremony for the Arctic condensate tanker Boris Sokolov held at Guangzhou Shipyard International

The naming ceremony for the Arctic condensate tanker Boris Sokolov was held at Guangzhou Shipyard International on 4 December 2018. The Arc7 ice class ship is named after Captain Sokolov who commanded the world’s …
Dec 5, 2018 /  Vessels
Fortescue celebrates naming of tugs in Vietnam

Fortescue celebrates naming of tugs in Vietnam

Fortescue Metals Group has officially named the first two tugs in its new fleet, FMG Hammerhead and FMG Mako, at a ceremony at Damen Song Cam Shipyard in Hai Phong, Vietnam. Caption: Damen Advanced Rotor Tug …
Dec 4, 2018 /  Vessels
Höegh LNG names ninth FSRU - Höegh Gannet

Höegh LNG names ninth FSRU - Höegh Gannet

Norway-based FSRU provider Höegh LNG held on Tuesday a naming ceremony for its ninth floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) at South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries. The vessel named Höegh …
Nov 28, 2018 /  Vessels
Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering names three Yamal LNG tankers

Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering names three Yamal LNG tankers

South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) named three Arc-7 ice class liquefied natural gas carriers to serve the Novatek-operated Yamal LNG project. Image courtesy of Russian Maritime …
Nov 12, 2018 /  Vessels
20,000 TEU COSCO SHIPPING Sagittarius Named in Shanghai

20,000 TEU COSCO SHIPPING Sagittarius Named in Shanghai

On October 18, the naming ceremony for COSCO SHIPPING Sagittarius, the 9th 20,000 TEU ULCS of the COSCO SHIPPING constellation series, was held at the shipyard of Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (SWS). Vice …
Oct 22, 2018 /  Vessels
De Boer holds naming ceremony for Damen RSD WID Tug 2915 Hybrid 'Fregate' and ASD Tug 2310 SD 'Papillon'

De Boer holds naming ceremony for Damen RSD WID Tug 2915 Hybrid 'Fregate' and ASD Tug 2310 SD 'Papillon'

The naming ceremony has been held for two custom tugs built by Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld for De Boer Remorquage SARL, a joint venture between Dutch Dredging and Iskes Towage and Salvage. The ceremony took place in the …
Oct 12, 2018 /  Vessels
New LNG Vessel for Tokyo Gas Named

New LNG Vessel for Tokyo Gas Named

Today, a naming ceremony for a new LNG vessel was held at the Tsu shipyard of Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) in Tsu city, Japan. NYK and Tokyo LNG Tanker Co. Ltd.,(*1) a wholly owned subsidiary of Tokyo Gas Co. …
Oct 3, 2018 /  Vessels
MOL LNG-Fueled Tugboat Named Ishin

MOL LNG-Fueled Tugboat Named Ishin

TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) on Friday announced that naming and launching ceremonies for the company's LNG-fueled tugboat, built at Kanagawa Dockyard Co., Ltd., were held on September 28. The tugboat was …
Oct 1, 2018 /  Vessels