Eni started production from the Vandumbu field in Block 15/06 offshore Angola, through West Hub N’Goma FPSO

Eni started production from the Vandumbu field in Block 15/06 offshore Angola, through West Hub N’Goma FPSO

Eni started production from the Vandumbu field in Block 15/06, approximately 350 km North West of Luanda and 130 km West of Soyo, through West Hub N’Goma FPSO. Caption: N'Goma FPSO - Image courtesy …
Dec 10, 2018 /  Vessels
Global Ship Lease Announces New Long-Term Charter Agreements

Global Ship Lease Announces New Long-Term Charter Agreements

Secures new five-year time charters with CMA CGM for two high-specification, modern containerships at rates approximately 30% above current levels New long-term charter coverage increases contracted revenue by …
Dec 10, 2018 /  Vessels
Ship built by Guangzhou Shipyard International for Swedish company Rederi AB Gotland named at grand ceremony

Ship built by Guangzhou Shipyard International for Swedish company Rederi AB Gotland named at grand ceremony

A new and luxury ro-ro passenger vessel built by Guangzhou Shipyard International Company Ltd for Swedish company Rederi AB Gotland was named VISBORG in a naming ceremony in Guangdong provincial capital on …
Dec 10, 2018 /  Vessels
Norway’s new mothership - HNoMS Maud will support surface vessels and subs at sea worldwide

Norway’s new mothership - HNoMS Maud will support surface vessels and subs at sea worldwide

Norway’s new mothership - HNoMS Maud will support surface vessels and subs at sea worldwide. The design is based on BMT’s scalable AEGIR platform and provides global task force support from one multi-role …
Dec 10, 2018 /  Naval
MOL LNG Carrier LNG Fukurokuju Rescues Castaway

MOL LNG Carrier LNG Fukurokuju Rescues Castaway

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) today announced that on November 26, the MOL-operated LNG carrier LNG Fukurokuju safely rescued a castaway 330km off New Ireland, Papua New Guinea. Caption: LNG carrier Fukurokuju - …
Dec 10, 2018 /  Vessels
Khalifa Port to double container volumes in 2019, official says

Khalifa Port to double container volumes in 2019, official says

A new terminal operated by China's Cosco Shipping Ports was inaugurated on Monday Khalifa Port expects to double the number of containers handled next year with the help of China’s Cosco Shipping Ports, which …
Dec 10, 2018 /  Curious
Samsung Heavy Industries signs 400-bln-won shipbuilding contract for 2 LNG carriers

Samsung Heavy Industries signs 400-bln-won shipbuilding contract for 2 LNG carriers

Samsung Heavy Industries Co. (SHI), a major shipyard here, said Friday that it has clinched a 400-billion-won (US$358 million) deal to build two LNG carriers. Caption: -SHI-built LNG carrier GasLog Santiago - Image …
Dec 10, 2018 /  Curious
Acta Centaurus arrived at Ulsteinvik for final Construction phase

Acta Centaurus arrived at Ulsteinvik for final Construction phase

Acta Marine and Ulstein Verft announced earlier today that the Ulstein SX195 hull of Acta Marine’s second Walk-to-Work vessel from Ulstein ACTA CENTAURUS has now arrived at Ulstein Verft AS Norway. During the …
Dec 10, 2018 /  Vessels
DSME awarded shipbuilding contract by Maran Gas for one LNG carrier

DSME awarded shipbuilding contract by Maran Gas for one LNG carrier

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. (DSME), one of the largest shipbuilders in the world, said Monday it has received an order to build a liquefied natural gas ship for a Greek company. Caption: Maran Gas …
Dec 10, 2018 /  Curious
BW Offshore: Recycling the FSO Belokamenka in compliance with Hong Kong convention

BW Offshore: Recycling the FSO Belokamenka in compliance with Hong Kong convention

BW Offshore has signed an agreement to dispose of the FSO Belokamenka for recycling in compliance with the Hong Kong Convention. The FSO Belokamenka (IMO 7708314) is an Ultra Large Crude Carrier (ULCC) of 360,700 …
Dec 10, 2018 /  Vessels