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Fugro relocates Amberjack self-elevating platform to Japan to support country’s growing offshore wind market

Fugro has transferred their self-elevating platform (SEP) Amberjack to Japan to meet the country’s growing demand for offshore wind geotechnical services. Under Japanese regulations, vessels registered in Japan follow a more streamlined procedure …
Apr 23, 2024 / Vessels

SFL - Acquisition of two LNG dual-fuel chemical carriers in combination with long term employment

SFL Corporation Ltd. (NYSE: SFL) (SFL) today announced that it has agreed to acquire two LNG dual-fuel 33,000 dwt chemical carriers. The vessels are built in 2022/2023 and fitted with stainless steel cargo tanks, and the aggregate purchase price is …
Apr 23, 2024 / Vessels

TEN Announces the Sale of A 2007-Built Aframax Tanker

TEN, Ltd. (TEN) (NYSE: TNP) announces the sale of the Aframax tanker Izumo Princess, the first in a series of eight pioneered-designed vessels the Company built between 2007 and 2010. The sale will add approximately $37 million to the Company’s cash …
Apr 23, 2024 / Vessels

Himalaya Shipping Delivery of Mount Denali and Commencement of Charter

Himalaya Shipping Ltd. has announced that it has successfully taken delivery of the tenth of the twelve 210,000 dwt Newcastlemax dual fuel newbuildings the Company has on order from New Times Shipyard. The remaining two vessels are scheduled to be …
Apr 22, 2024 / Vessels

The First LNG Bunkering Operation Performed at Klaipeda Port

The first ship-to-ship LNG bunkering operation was successfully performed in the Port of Klaipeda. LNG tanker Avenir Aspiration bunkered 326 cubic meters of liquified natural gas to a 170-meter length CMA CGM container vessel Containerships Aurora on …
Apr 16, 2024 / Vessels

Astrid Mærsk arrives in Shanghai for first green methanol bunkering in China, in partnership with SIPG

Maersk, a global leader in integrated container logistics, achieved a milestone as the large methanol-enabled vessel Astrid Mærsk berths at Yangshan port in Shanghai, for the first green methanol bunkering with simultaneous cargo and bunkering …
Apr 16, 2024 / Vessels

Seaspan launches second LNG bunkering vessel to deliver low-carbon energy solutions to the West Coast

This week, Seaspan Energy launched the second of its three 7600m3 LNG bunkering vessels, the Seaspan Lions, named after the twin peaks of the North Shore, or known as Ch’ich’iyúy Elxwíkn (“Twin Sisters” or “Two Sisters”) to the Squamish Nation. …
Apr 16, 2024 / Vessels

Flex LNG – Time Charter for Flex Endeavour extended to 2032

Flex LNG, Ltd. (Flex LNG) (OSE/NYSE: FLNG) announced on Friday (Apr12) that the charterer of Flex Endeavour has exercised an option to extend the firm period of the Time Charter by 500 days, from the third quarter 2030 to the first quarter of …
Apr 16, 2024 / Vessels

Japan's 1st Coastal Module Carrier to Transport Offshore Wind Turbine Foundation Components

MOL Drybulk Makes Marine Transport Deal with JFE Engineering; MOL Signs Contract for Vessel Construction Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) has announced that its group company MOL Drybulk Ltd. (MOL Drybulk) has signed a basic contract for marine …
Apr 16, 2024 / Vessels

New freight ship begins service on Stena Line’s Dublin – Liverpool route boosting capacity by 30%

Swedish ferry company, Stena Line has introduced a larger RoRo ship, Bore Song, on the Dublin – Liverpool (Birkenhead) route. The freight only vessel will increase capacity on the route by 30%. Stena Line’s Dublin-Liverpool dedicated freight service …
Apr 15, 2024 / Vessels