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Home » News » Vessel News - Q4 2012


Vessel News - Q4 2012

Reduced fuel consumption with 'new generation' ships
11 Dec 2012 16:35 GMT
New ships are said to offer significant improvements in fuel consumption.

First LNG barge bunkered in Antwerp
11 Dec 2012 16:33 GMT
Landmark refuelling operation is said to be a 'significant step' towards more eco-friendly shipping in Antwerp.

Harvey Gulf awards LNG contract
07 Dec 2012 13:34 GMT
Contract includes the propulsion, auxiliaries and controls for a new offshore support vessel.

Pakistan: Supplier adds bunker barge
07 Dec 2012 07:39 GMT
Bunker firm expands fleet with self-propelled oil barge.

LNG-fuelled containerships to serve Puerto Rico
05 Dec 2012 11:31 GMT

New independent LNG storage tank
04 Dec 2012 13:13 GMT
New tank is designed to be used in LPG carriers, LNG FPSOs, LNG-fuelled vessels and LNG bunkering systems.

Propulsion order for first LNG-fuelled ferry in North America
04 Dec 2012 01:20 GMT
Canada's Société des traversiers du Québec will be the first to operate a gas-powered ferry in North America.

Stolt Tankers orders fuel-efficient ships
28 Nov 2012 16:39 GMT
Owner says new ships were designed to deliver 'substantial improvements' in fuel efficiency.

Rolls-Royce to develop gas-powered ferry design
27 Nov 2012 11:34 GMT
Agreement signed with Italian ferry operator Lauro Shipping.

Sea trials in January for LNG-fuelled ro-ro ship
26 Nov 2012 11:45 GMT
High speed passenger ro-ro vessel will operate between Argentina and Uruguay.

Barge operator recognized for environmental safety record
22 Nov 2012 06:40 GMT
Bunker barge firm is honoured at US awards ceremony.

OW Bunker launches Gulf of Mexico supply operation
20 Nov 2012 11:40 GMT
2011-built double-hulled vessel is equipped with tanks to supply LSFO and HFO.

LNG fuel system to be installed on gas tankers
19 Nov 2012 14:58 GMT
Dutch firm to engineer, produce and supervise the installation of an LNG system on two gas tankers.

Fuel-efficienct ship to be built in Japan
19 Nov 2012 13:22 GMT
Supramax vessel is expected to provide an improved fuel efficiency of around 10 percent.

BP Shipping aims to cut fuel costs with optimization tools
16 Nov 2012 14:05 GMT
Ship operator in three-year deal to install Jeppesen's Vessel and Voyage Optimization Solution on 52 of its vessels.

UK to launch vessel efficiency competition
13 Nov 2012 14:22 GMT
Competition is aimed at accelerating innovation and technologies for the UK marine industry in the area of vessel efficiency.

Manufacturing firm orders LNG-fuelled ships
13 Nov 2012 07:41 GMT
LNG-powered vessels commissioned for both environmental and economic reasons.

Bunker tanker approved for Coveñas deliveries
08 Nov 2012 07:27 GMT
Bunkers International vessel is now fully authorized to supply at the Colombian port of Coveñas.

Fuel-sharing mode for Greek operators
06 Nov 2012 09:01 GMT
Carriers will be able to burn both gaseous and liquid fuels for flexibility in fuel-sharing mode.

Sinopec launches bonded bunker operation at Rizhao
22 Oct 2012 20:45 GMT
Sinopec Fuel Oil Sales Corp. puts two bunker delivery barges into service at Shandong province port.

ABB delivers fuel-saving propulsion systems
22 Oct 2012 10:25 GMT
Azipod C propulsion systems are delivered to Swire Pacific Offshore Operations (Pte.) Ltd.

Fuel-saving tanker for Green Pledge operator
18 Oct 2012 07:31 GMT
SIBCON Green Pledge firm AET is to take delivery of its new 'eco-design' tanker by the end of October.

NYK ships to be fitted with energy-saving technology
17 Oct 2012 16:41 GMT
Shipping line to build four PCTC vessels equipped with technology to improve fuel performance.

Fuel-saving propulsion for Gulf of St. Lawrence ferry
15 Oct 2012 14:12 GMT
Steerprop is contracted to deliver the main propulsion system for a ferry to be built for Société des traversiers du Québec.

Interferry welcomes EEDI decision
12 Oct 2012 15:17 GMT
Trade association welcomes MEPC decision to proceed with a sector-specific methodology for establishing energy efficiency requirements for ro-ro cargo and ro-pax vessels.

Singapore owners to install fuel-saving engines
12 Oct 2012 13:02 GMT
Six new vessels are to be fitted with Wärtsilä's new X72 engine.

ABS grants AIP for multipurpose LNG vessel
11 Oct 2012 07:46 GMT
Barge has the ability to load LNG from terminals and transport to marine vessels using LNG as a fuel.

New barge and LSFO at Buenaventura
10 Oct 2012 07:58 GMT
Bunkers International launches new double-hulled barge and LSFO product at Pacific coast port.

Star Bulk receives carbon emissions management certificate
08 Oct 2012 15:34 GMT
Shipping firm is awarded the first Certificate of Measurement from the Carbon Positive Programme for Ships.

Catamaran fitted with fuel-efficient engines
05 Oct 2012 10:31 GMT
Fuel savings achieved during the first two months of operation.

Commitment to charter efficient vessels
03 Oct 2012 12:03 GMT
Companies pledge that they will only charter the more energy-efficient vessels operating in the shipping market.





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