Newly updated Wärtsilä Propulsion Control & Automation System to deliver fuel savings for new tankers

Newly updated Wärtsilä Propulsion Control & Automation System to deliver fuel savings for new tankers

The technology group Wärtsilä is to supply a newly updated propulsion control system as well as its advanced alarm and control system, the Nacos PCS/MCS Platinum, for Maersk Tankers’ six 110 DWT LR2 …
Sep 14, 2018 /  Curious
SEA-Tank Terminal Antwerp NV and MOL Chemical Tankers joined forces in a joint venture named SEA-MOL NV

SEA-Tank Terminal Antwerp NV and MOL Chemical Tankers joined forces in a joint venture named SEA-MOL NV

SEA-Tank Terminal Antwerp NV (SEA-Tank) and MOL Chemical Tankers Pte. Ltd. (MOLCT) joined forces in a joint venture named SEA-MOL NV in the port of Antwerp, Belgium. SEA-MOL NV is held 51% by SEA-Tank and 49% by MOLCT …
Sep 13, 2018 /  Curious
Teekay Tankers Announces Completion of Sale-Leaseback on Six Aframax Tankers

Teekay Tankers Announces Completion of Sale-Leaseback on Six Aframax Tankers

Teekay Tankers Ltd. (Teekay Tankers) (NYSE:TNK) announced yesterday that it has completed and closed the previously-announced sale-leaseback transaction for six Aframax tankers, the Whistler Spirit, Blackcomb Spirit, …
Sep 13, 2018 /  All
Sovcomflot orders next generation large-capacity tankers from Zvezda with financing from VEB

Sovcomflot orders next generation large-capacity tankers from Zvezda with financing from VEB

During the 4th Eastern Economic Forum (EEF), PAO Sovcomflot (SCF Group) signed a set of agreements with Rosneft, Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex and VEB Group, placing orders with Zvezda for a series of two next generation …
Sep 11, 2018 /  Vessels
Sembcorp Marine secures Maran Tankers contract for installing marine scrubbers and ballast water management systems on 13 ships

Sembcorp Marine secures Maran Tankers contract for installing marine scrubbers and ballast water management systems on 13 ships

Sembcorp Marine has won its biggest green technology retrofits contract to date, awarded by Maran Tankers for the installation of marine scrubbers and ballast water management systems on 13 of the Greek owner’s …
Sep 10, 2018 /  Curious
Stena Bulk charters out two MR tankers to Petrobras

Stena Bulk charters out two MR tankers to Petrobras

Brazil's state-owned oil company, one of the world's fastest-growing energy companies, has signed a contract with Stena Bulk for the chartering of its MR product tankers Stena Conqueror (47,000 dwt, built in 2003) and …
Sep 7, 2018 /  Vessels
Klaveness Digital and Maersk Tankers enter digital partnership

Klaveness Digital and Maersk Tankers enter digital partnership

Klaveness Digital and Maersk Tankers have joined forces to drive the development of intelligent digital solutions. The partnership will give Maersk Tankers access to Klaveness Digital’s digital platform, enabling …
Sep 3, 2018 /  Curious
Maersk Tankers Tests Wind Power to Fuel Ships

Maersk Tankers Tests Wind Power to Fuel Ships

Maersk Tankers is testing the use of wind power to fuel its ships, a new technology it says can cut fuel consumption by up to 10 percent and help the industry reduce polluting emissions. The move comes as the global …
Aug 31, 2018 /  Curious
Bilfinger Secures Scrubber Orders Worth Millions from Maritime Shippers

Bilfinger Secures Scrubber Orders Worth Millions from Maritime Shippers

Freighters and tankers to be fitted with flue-gas scrubbers Contracts with a value in excess of 40 million euros Scrubber technology has huge market potential The industrial services provider Bilfinger is …
Aug 14, 2018 /  Curious
d’Amico International Shipping announces the sale and lease back of one of its MR vessels

d’Amico International Shipping announces the sale and lease back of one of its MR vessels

d’Amico International Shipping S.A. (Borsa Italiana: DIS), an international marine transportation company operating in the product tanker market, announces that its operating subsidiary d’Amico Tankers D.A.C. …
Aug 9, 2018 /  Vessels