SCF marks the first year of operating LNG-fuelled oil tankers

SCF marks the first year of operating LNG-fuelled oil tankers

Since taking delivery of the first of its ‘Green Funnel’ LNG-fuelled Aframax crude oil tankers a year ago, in July 2018, PAO Sovcomflot (SCF Group) has accumulated data showing that using LNG as a primary …
Jul 10, 2019 /  Vessels
World's first smart VLCC delivered in China (VIDEO)

World's first smart VLCC delivered in China (VIDEO)

An oil carrier the size of nearly three football fields has been delivered to its new owner in northeast China. It is the first “smart” carrier in the world, and has a loading capacity of 308,000 tons. The …
Jun 27, 2019 /  Vessels
Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from oil tanker Minerva Julie near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from oil tanker Minerva Julie near Port Aransas, Texas

The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from an oil tanker 8 miles south of Port Aransas, Texas, Tuesday morning. Caption: Oil tanker Minerva Julie - Image courtesy of W. van der Moolen   Coast Guard …
Jun 20, 2019 /  Accidents
US releases video it claims shows Iran removing mine from tanker

US releases video it claims shows Iran removing mine from tanker

US claims the video shows Iran's Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded mine from oil tanker hit in Gulf of Oman. The United States has released a video which it claims shows Iran's Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) …
Jun 14, 2019 /  Accidents
Sovcomflot’s tanker Gagarin Prospect receives Next Generation Ship Award 2019 at Nor-Shipping

Sovcomflot’s tanker Gagarin Prospect receives Next Generation Ship Award 2019 at Nor-Shipping

Gagarin Prospect, an LNG-fuelled Aframax crude oil tanker owned and operated by Sovcomflot (SCF Group), has won Next Generation Ship Award 2019, which was announced at Nor-Shipping 2019 Official Opening Ceremony held in …
Jun 5, 2019 /  Vessels
Delta Mariner first to use deepened Nieuwe Waterweg at the Port of Rotterdam

Delta Mariner first to use deepened Nieuwe Waterweg at the Port of Rotterdam

Delta Mariner arrived at Koole (port number 4045) on 20 April. This tanker is the first 15-metre-draught vessel to arrive there. The vessel thus officially opened the deepened Nieuwe Waterweg at the Port of …
Apr 25, 2019 /  Vessels
d’Amico Shipping Italia to Pay $4 Million for Concealment of Pollution From Vessel

d’Amico Shipping Italia to Pay $4 Million for Concealment of Pollution From Vessel

$1 Million Will Go to Projects that Support Cleanup of Marine Pollution, Preservation of Aquatic Life, and Restoration of Shorelines around Newark Bay A shipping company based in Italy Wednesday (Apr17) admitted …
Apr 22, 2019 /  Vessels
US Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from crude oil tanker AST Sunshine near Galveston

US Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from crude oil tanker AST Sunshine near Galveston

The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from a crude oil tanker ship near Galveston, Texas, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report from the chief engineer of the crude oil tanker …
Apr 5, 2019 /  Accidents
Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation Announces the Sale of One VLCC for $21.75 million

Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation Announces the Sale of One VLCC for $21.75 million

Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation (Navios Acquisition) (NYSE: NNA), an owner and operator of tanker vessels, announced yesterday that is has sold the oldest vessel of its fleet, the C. Dream, a 2000-bult VLCC for …
Apr 2, 2019 /  Vessels
Euronav sells LR1 Genmar Compatriot

Euronav sells LR1 Genmar Compatriot

Euronav NV (NYSE: EURN & Euronext: EURN) (Euronav) announces that the Company has sold the LR1 Genmar Compatriot (2004 – 72,768 dwt) for USD 6.75 million. The vessel will be delivered to her new owners in the …
Feb 20, 2019 /  Vessels