Vilma Oil contracts second Boluda Tankers vessel to operate in port of Ceuta

Vilma Oil contracts second Boluda Tankers vessel to operate in port of Ceuta

The PETROBAY barge will serve ships in the Strait of Gibraltar together with a second company tanker, the SPABUNKER CUARENTA Belonging to the fleet of Boluda Tankers, the Boluda Maritime Corporation division responsible …
Jan 23, 2019 /  Vessels
Euronav sells Suezmax Felicity for offshore project

Euronav sells Suezmax Felicity for offshore project

Euronav NV (NYSE: EURN & Euronext: EURN) (Euronav) announced earlier today that the Company has sold the Suezmax vessel Felicity (2009 – 157,667 dwt) to a global supplier and operator of offshore floating …
Jan 15, 2019 /  Vessels
Two seriously injured in oil tanker fire off the Larnaca coast

Two seriously injured in oil tanker fire off the Larnaca coast

The oil tanker Athlos caught fire off the Larnaca coast at around 9.30am on Saturday, injuring two crew members who were rushed to Nicosia general hospital suffering from serious burns. Three other members of the total …
Dec 31, 2018 /  Accidents
Industry First as ADNOC Co-Loads LPG and Propylene onto Same Vessel in Ruwais

Industry First as ADNOC Co-Loads LPG and Propylene onto Same Vessel in Ruwais

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) announced, Tuesday (Dec 11), it has safely completed the first co-loading of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) and Propylene onto the same vessel, which was docked in Ruwais, the …
Dec 13, 2018 /  Curious
BW Offshore: First oil cargo offloaded from BW Adolo FPSO

BW Offshore: First oil cargo offloaded from BW Adolo FPSO

BW Offshore announced earlier today that the first cargo of oil was successfully offloaded from the BW Adolo FPSO on 2 December. A total of 550,000 bbls of oil were transferred from the FPSO to a tanker which will …
Dec 3, 2018 /  Vessels
Kuwait Oil Tanker Co. Orders Three LPG Tankers

Kuwait Oil Tanker Co. Orders Three LPG Tankers

Kuwait Oil Tanker Co. (KOTC) has ordered three giant liquefied petroleum gas tankers (LPG) from Hyundai Heavy Industries at a cost of KWD64.895 million (USD213.360 million), the state-run Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) quoted …
Nov 26, 2018 /  Curious
NYK Develops Advance Water-in-Oil Alarm to Prevent Engine Trouble

NYK Develops Advance Water-in-Oil Alarm to Prevent Engine Trouble

As a part of initiatives utilizing big data, NYK and MTI Co. Ltd. have developed an advance alarm system (patent pending) that can detect anomalies on a real-time basis caused by water getting in lubricating oil. This …
Nov 19, 2018 /  Curious
Ship Finance International Limited announces sale of older VLCC

Ship Finance International Limited announces sale of older VLCC

Ship Finance International Limited (NYSE: SFL) (Ship Finance) announces that it has agreed to sell the 2002-built VLCC Front Falcon to an unrelated third party. Caption: Crude Oil Tanker Front Falcon - Image …
Nov 19, 2018 /  Vessels
TechnipFMC Signs a Major Contract with MIDOR for Their Refinery Expansion and Modernization in Egypt

TechnipFMC Signs a Major Contract with MIDOR for Their Refinery Expansion and Modernization in Egypt

TechnipFMC has signed a major(1) Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) contract by Middle East Oil Refinery (MIDOR) for the modernization and expansion of their existing complex near Alexandria, …
Nov 2, 2018 /  Curious
Port of Corpus Christi and The Carlyle Group Agree to Develop Major Crude Oil Export Terminal on Harbor Island

Port of Corpus Christi and The Carlyle Group Agree to Develop Major Crude Oil Export Terminal on Harbor Island

Project would create first onshore location in the U.S. Gulf capable of servicing fully-laden Very Large Crude Carriers Contemplated venture creates a new Partnership where both the Port of Corpus Christi and Carlyle …
Oct 30, 2018 /  Curious