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Home » News » Vessel News - Q1 2012


Vessel News - Q1 2012

Sølvtrans orders diesel-electric ship
27 Mar 2012 17:27 GMT
Leading transporter of live fish places order for fuel-efficient vessel.

Dual-fuel engine selected for green ship project
27 Mar 2012 06:33 GMT
Eco-friendly vessel to operate at the port of Incheon towards the end of this year.

Australian supplier replaces barge
26 Mar 2012 12:18 GMT
Double-hulled tanker to operate in Port Botany and Port Jackson.

First 'true hybrid system' for Viking Lady
19 Mar 2012 16:34 GMT
LNG-fuelled ship to reduce its emissions further with hybrid energy system.

Japan launches hybrid car carrier
13 Mar 2012 15:28 GMT
Vessel is set to be the world's first newly-delivered hybrid car carrier later this year.

Saving fuel with Europe's first hybrid tug
13 Mar 2012 13:21 GMT
Eco-friendly tug is due to be officially launched in the second quarter of 2012.

Rena crew 'took shortcuts' before grounding
09 Mar 2012 13:55 GMT
Report claims that the Rena's crew took several shortcuts before hitting Astrolabe Reef.

'World's first' plugin hybrid green ship
07 Mar 2012 10:33 GMT
New vessel is said to be the first plugin hybrid to be powered by electricity, hydrogen fuel cells and low-emission diesel fuel.

LNG-fuelled ship to cut CO2 by 40%
05 Mar 2012 13:32 GMT
New LNG-powered vessel is due to operate along the coast of Norway.

Bureau Veritas issues first EEDI certificate
28 Feb 2012 16:11 GMT
GHG performance of bulk carrier is said to be 20 percent better than the requirement under MARPOL Annex VI.

Wärtsilä to power two more LNG-fuelled ships
17 Feb 2012 14:55 GMT
Gas-powered offshore support vessels to operate in the Gulf of Mexico

Contract to build dual fuel OSVs
15 Feb 2012 10:31 GMT
New vessels to be powered by Wärtsilä dual fuel solution.

Glencore gets fuel discount and free hire
07 Feb 2012 15:33 GMT
Trader pays nothing to hire vessel and gets discount on bunker costs.

Rotterdam: Fewer VLCCs loaded fuel oil in 2011
06 Feb 2012 17:24 GMT
The number of VLCCs loading fuel oil falls 11.4 percent, whilst fuel oil tonnage is down 9.2 percent.

LNG-fuelled ferry delivered in Norway
31 Jan 2012 17:22 GMT
Gas-powered vessel to operate in Western Norway.

Concept ship design revealed in Japan
30 Jan 2012 15:20 GMT

Maersk ships switch to MGO in Virginia
27 Jan 2012 17:20 GMT
Fuel switch initiative to run for thirteen months and involve 41 Maersk Line vessels.

World's first portable gauge for vessel fuel tanks
23 Jan 2012 06:29 GMT
Portable liquid-level gauge is said to enable more accurate measurement and reduce the workload needed to measure a ship's fuel level.

LNG-powered container ship granted approval
19 Jan 2012 14:37 GMT
Vessel is designed with 'a new type of LNG tank' that is said to provide more space for container cargo.

Design approved for LNG-fuelled ULCS
19 Jan 2012 10:40 GMT
Classification society gives basic design of an Ultra-Large Containership (ULCS) the green light.

Concordia fuel removal could take 2-4 weeks
18 Jan 2012 15:31 GMT
Salvage firm prepared to begin removing fuel from stricken cruise vessel.

Safety zone in western Alaska
10 Jan 2012 15:41 GMT
Safety zone established around fuel delivery and ship operations on the Alaska coastline.

LPG tanker to be fitted with scrubber system
10 Jan 2012 06:53 GMT

Bulker to boost fuel efficiency by 20%
06 Jan 2012 14:03 GMT
New capesize bulker to raise fuel efficiency with advanced features.

ABS to class dual-fuelled OSVs
05 Jan 2012 08:11 GMT
Supply vessels to also receive environmentally-friendly notations from US classification society.





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