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First LNG vessel arrives at new German Mukran terminal

The first vessel carrying liquefied natural gas (LNG) for Germany's Baltic Sea terminal of Mukran arrived on Saturday for a test operation as the country steps up its quest to replace Russian pipeline gas. Private company Deutsche ReGas said that …
Feb 26, 2024 / Curious

Glomar Offshore reduces CO2 emissions by 28% with transition to sustainable biofuel

Glomar Offshore, a leading provider of offshore drilling services, has reduced their CO2 emissions by 28% by transitioning from traditional fuels to GoodFuels HVO30, a sustainable marine biofuel blend. Glomar’s commitment to sailing on HVO30 on a …
Feb 26, 2024 / Curious

QatarEnergy Names The First Carrier Of Its LNG Expansion’s Fleet The Rex Tillerson

QatarEnergy announced that it has named the first LNG carrier to be delivered as part of its new LNG fleet expansion program the “Rex Tillerson” in recognition of the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Exxon Mobil Corporation …
Feb 26, 2024 / Curious

Virgin Voyages Powers Fastest Internet at Sea with Industry-First Integrated MEO-LEO Service from SES

Virgin Voyages will deploy a new level of “Pretty Fly for a Wi-Fi" connected experiences for thousands of its “sailors” (passengers) across its fleet; becoming the first cruise line to deploy SES Cruise mPOWERED + Starlink PRO service. Combining …
Feb 26, 2024 / Cruise

Euronav announces order for 2 dual-fuel bitumen tankers under long-term charter deal

Euronav NV (Euronav) (NYSE: EURN & Euronext: EURN) has concluded an order for two bitumen tankers with China Merchants Jinling Shipyard (Yangzhou) Dingheng Co. (Yangzhou, China). The vessels are expected to be delivered in the fourth quarter of …
Feb 26, 2024 / Curious

OOCL Further Optimizes its Fleet Capacity with the Eight Eco-friendly 24,188TEU Ship OOCL Abu Dhabi

Orient Overseas Container Line Ltd. (OOCL) is delighted to introduce its newest mega containership, “OOCL Abu Dhabi”. OOCL’s fleet structure will be further optimized with the addition of the eighth eco-friendly 24,188 TEU vessel.  Caption: …
Feb 26, 2024 / Vessels

Flex LNG lands another two-year LNG carrier charter extension

Flex LNG Ltd. (Flex LNG) (NYSE/OSE: FLNG) has received notice that the charterer of Flex Courageous, a super major, has exercised its first extension option. Flex Courageous was fixed on a three-year Time Charter on November 1, 2021, together with …
Feb 23, 2024 / Vessels

The first Norsepower Rotor Sail™ funded by German Government to be fitted on Baltrader’s new cement carrier

Baltrader Capital GmbH & Co. KG, Hamburg, and Norsepower, the leading global provider of auxiliary wind propulsion systems, have signed a contract concerning the delivery of one 24m x 4m sized Norsepower Rotor Sail™ in summer 2024. The product …
Feb 23, 2024 / Curious

Enaex and NYK Group's NBP Jointly Explore Low-Carbon Ammonia Supply for Transport of Copper Products from Chile to Far East

Enaex S.A., a Chilean ammonium nitrate producer, and NYK Bulk & Projects Carriers Ltd. (NBP), a member of the NYK Group, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in January to jointly research the feasibility of supplying low-carbon ammonia to …
Feb 23, 2024 / Curious

Scorpio Tankers Announces MOU Licensing FOWE Fuel-Saving Devices for Entire Fleet

Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NYSE:STNG) (Scorpio Tankers) announced that the Company has signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding to install the Fowe Eco Solutions Ltd. (“FOWE”) fuel emulsion systems across its entire fleet. The terms of the …
Feb 23, 2024 / Curious