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Delivery of the CMA CGM MERMAID: First ship in a series of 10 container ships with a unique design in the world for better energy performance

A unique design, the result of collaboration between CMA CGM, Chantiers de l'Atlantique, and Hyundai Heavy Industries, which heralds a new generation of container ship A novel design that enhances energy efficiency and environmental performance of …
Feb 15, 2024 / Vessels

ABB to supply hybrid power system for Nexans’ new cable-laying vessel

ABB has secured an order with Norwegian shipyard Ulstein Verft to supply an advanced power and propulsion system for a forthcoming cable-laying vessel (CLV) of Nexans, a global player in energy transition headquartered in Paris, France. On delivery …
Feb 14, 2024 / Vessels

MOL Teams up with Australian Energy Company Woodside, South Korean Shipbuilder HD KSOE and Shipping Firm Hyundai Glovis to Study Transport of Liquefied Hydrogen

TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) on Wednesday (Feb14) announced the signing of a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Woodside Energy Ltd (Woodside), a major Australian energy company and shipbuilding and engineering company HD …
Feb 14, 2024 / Vessels

Van Oord awarded contract for large-scale offshore wind project in Poland

Van Oord has been contracted for the construction of the Baltica 2 Offshore Wind Farm, developed by Ørsted and PGE. The wind farm is located 40 kilometres offshore in the Polish area of the Baltic Sea. Van Oord will transport and install 111 extended …
Feb 14, 2024 / Vessels

AET celebrates naming of Singapore-flagged LNG dual-fuel VLCC, Eagle Veracruz

AET, a member of the MISC Group, and one of the leading owners and operators of maritime transportation assets and specialized services, celebrates a new milestone with the inaugural naming in Singapore of its latest Singapore-flagged liquefied …
Feb 14, 2024 / Vessels

Chinese yard delivers LNG-powered ferry to Stena and Marine Atlantic

China Merchants Jinling Shipyard in Weihai has delivered Stena’s LNG-powered ferry Ala’suinu which will serve Canada’s Marine Atlantic. Sweden’s Stena RoRo and CMJL (Weihai) announced the delivery of the E-Flexer vessel in separate statements on …
Feb 13, 2024 / Vessels

DOF Group ASA - Contract Award and Contract Extension in APAC

DOF has announced a contract award and a contract extension securing further backlog for the APAC region. The latest contract secured for the region will utilise Skandi Hercules and see the vessel fully utilised off the Australian coast into Q3 …
Feb 13, 2024 / Vessels

Safe Bulkers Announces Sale of One Panamax Class Dry-bulk Vessel

Safe Bulkers, Inc. (NYSE: SB), an international provider of marine drybulk transportation services, announced today that it has entered into an agreement for the sale of MV Maritsa, a 2005 Japanese-built, Panamax class, dry-bulk vessel, the oldest …
Feb 13, 2024 / Vessels

2020 Bulkers Announces Sale of Bulk Shanghai and Bulk Seoul

2020 Bulkers Ltd. announces that it has signed an agreement to sell its 2019 built Newcastlemax vessels Bulk Shanghai and Bulk Seoul to an unaffiliated third party for a total consideration of US$127.5 million. The sale is subject to certain closing …
Feb 12, 2024 / Vessels

NYK Takes Delivery of Japan’s First LNG-Fueled Capesize Bulk Carrier

A naming ceremony was held on January 30 for an LNG-fueled Capesize bulk carrier that was ordered by NYK and will be deployed to transport iron ore and coal from Australia to Japan under a long-term consecutive voyage charter contract with JFE Steel …
Feb 8, 2024 / Vessels