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Home » News » Vessel News - Q2 2016


Vessel News - Q2 2016

Eight dual-fuel ships ordered
28 Jun 2016 10:21 GMT
Vessels to run on LNG, but will also be able to burn distillates and intermediate fuel oil (IFO).

Grounded bulker MV Benita debunkering update
27 Jun 2016 00:01 GMT
Fuel is being pumped into one of the holding tanks onboard the ship and transported to the shore by helicopter.

Petrotrin plans to 'improve reliability' with new bunker barge
27 Jun 2016 00:01 GMT
Company intends to restart bunkering activities at Pointe-a-Pierre with double-hulled delivery vessel.

LNG tankers still denied access to Head Harbour Passage
24 Jun 2016 12:16 GMT
Dominic LeBlanc plans to uphold the previous Fisheries Minister's stance of blocking entry into Passamaquoddy Bay.

ABB to power world's largest electric ferries and first automated shore-side charging station
23 Jun 2016 16:48 GMT
Two ferries to operate completely on battery power whilst operating between Sweden and Denmark.

Are the days of the mega-ship coming to an end?
23 Jun 2016 13:48 GMT
Research indicates that the biggest cost savings come from engine technologies and that cost savings decline as ships become larger.

Seattle court convicts shipping firms of dumping oily waste
23 Jun 2016 13:17 GMT
Ship owner, operator, and chief and second engineers are all found guilty.

LNG fuel system checklist released
22 Jun 2016 18:34 GMT
Checklist is intended to be used for both initial and annual inspections as well as periodic safety test procedures of LNG fuel systems.

'Hummel' LNG barge project highlights need for clearer regulations
21 Jun 2016 08:25 GMT
Shipowners' association director calls for clarity as project is plagued by issues related to regulations and restrictions.

Oil spill investigation continues as MV Belle Rose is pulled free
21 Jun 2016 08:11 GMT
Philippines' Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) is yet to announce the results of its investigations.

Brawl breaks out, bulker runs aground
20 Jun 2016 00:20 GMT
Vessel is said to be carrying over 160 tonnes of marine fuel.

Dual-fuel engine orders announced
16 Jun 2016 11:56 GMT
ME-GI engine to be installed on Maran vessels scheduled for delivery in 2018 and 2019.

Battery-powered ferries to begin operating in 2018
16 Jun 2016 07:40 GMT
Full electric operation of two ferries are planned for Norway's west coast in 18 months' time.

Cavotec wins order for combined mooring and electric charging system
15 Jun 2016 15:04 GMT
System to be used to charge a hybrid passenger vessel operated by FinFerries.

MV Carl Schulte outperforms environmental standards
15 Jun 2016 13:38 GMT
Containership is ranked in the top 20 vessels out of 76,000 graded by RightShip.

India's Ministry of Shipping wants LNG barges on inland waterways by Dec 2018
15 Jun 2016 08:25 GMT
Plan to introduce LNG-fuelled barges is being undertaken by the Indian government and Petronet LNG.

Ships fitted with scrubbers in Great Lakes
14 Jun 2016 11:13 GMT
Installation of exhaust gas cleaning technology for second vessel is due be completed on June 20th.

Concept design for LNG bunkering vessel released
13 Jun 2016 17:36 GMT
Vessel is designed to operate in sheltered waters, alongside in port or as a feeder between larger LNG terminals and smaller satellite storage facilities.

CTVs include quad drives 'proven to cut fuel costs'
10 Jun 2016 18:37 GMT
Two Njord Offshore vessels are fitted with Volvo Penta's IPS900 Quad drives.

Wartsila powers world's largest cruise ship, Harmony of the Seas
09 Jun 2016 10:24 GMT
Cruise ship is powered by six Wartsila 46F engines and features two of its hybrid scrubber systems.

DNV GL to class gas-fuelled ro-pax ferries
08 Jun 2016 09:27 GMT
Vessels will be built to be fuelled by either methanol or liquefied natural gas (LNG).

Gazpromneft Marine Bunker performs first quayside delivery at Bronka
08 Jun 2016 07:08 GMT
The passenger ferry Finnstar was the first to be refuelled at quayside by the Russian supplier.

Joint project to develop LNG-fuelled dry bulk carrier
07 Jun 2016 10:57 GMT
Vessel will be the first LNG-fuelled cargo ship capable of full-range operations, says American Bureau of Shipping (ABS).

'Most eco-friendly' LNG-powered icebreaker presented at CIMAC Congress
06 Jun 2016 12:14 GMT
Vessel is said to be the most environmentally friendly diesel-electric icebreaker ever built.

Bulk carrier installs SOx scrubber monitor
03 Jun 2016 07:31 GMT
System monitors both the sensor inlet and outlet of wet exhaust gas scrubber systems.

OSV saves fuel with trim optimization tool
30 May 2016 08:17 GMT
Offshore supply vessel (OSV) consumed 4.3 percent less fuel over six-month period, according to study.

CSCL ships to be fitted with fuel-saving propeller
27 May 2016 12:55 GMT
Propeller order follows 'exhaustive' process of simulation tests.

LNG retrofit project selected for international trade fair
25 May 2016 10:08 GMT
Initiative consists of retrofitting a ro-pax vessel so that it can be powered by both diesel and LNG.

'World's fastest electric commuter vessel' launched in Latvia
24 May 2016 10:50 GMT
Vessel is powered by a lithium-ion battery energy storage system.

New design for low-emission hybrid e-tug
23 May 2016 15:31 GMT
'Perfectly optimized' loading of the propulsion system is said to ensure low maintenance and fuel costs.

Petronas vessels to cut fuel costs with antifouling solution
19 May 2016 12:26 GMT
Antifouling coatings are to be applied to two LNG ships in a move designed to reduce fuel costs and increase efficiency.

WWL limits at-berth sulphur emissions to less than 0.1% worldwide
18 May 2016 10:09 GMT
New company policy means all WWL's vessels will either switch to marine gas oil (MGO) or use scrubber technology.

Hamburg's first simultaneous LNG supply operation
16 May 2016 12:06 GMT
AIDAprima and AIDAsol were both supplied with power from LNG on May 14.

Shell deploys third LNG-fuelled OSV in Gulf of Mexico
12 May 2016 10:01 GMT
The Harvey Liberty joins its two sister ships to support Shell's deep-water operations in the Gulf of Mexico.

LNG-conversion-ready tanker christened
11 May 2016 11:01 GMT
Vessel is the third of a five-tanker contract between General Dynamics NASSCO and American Petroleum Tankers.

AIDAprima completes full LNG test run
10 May 2016 10:47 GMT
Vessel is world's first cruise ship that can be operated on LNG whilst in port.

LNG-ready product tanker christened in New Orleans
10 May 2016 08:21 GMT
Crowley Maritime has the option to convert the tanker to LNG propulsion in the future.

Lukoil Marine Lubricants launches barge in Singapore
05 May 2016 10:41 GMT
Barge is the company's third delivery vessel in the port of Singapore.

Alfa Laval systems have 'strong presence' on NCL ship
28 Apr 2016 11:15 GMT
Vessel has six Alfa Laval S separation systems for HFO, one for MGO, and an additional system for lube oil.

LNG-conversion-ready tanker christened
27 Apr 2016 09:41 GMT
Vessel is the second of a five-tanker contract between General Dynamics NASSCO and American Petroleum Tankers.

Shell in LNG supply tie-up with AIDA Cruises
21 Apr 2016 15:43 GMT
Oil major named an exclusive strategic partner of Aida Cruises for the supply of LNG.

DNV GL welcomes world's first methanol-fuelled ocean-going ship
21 Apr 2016 12:25 GMT
Vessel has been assigned the notation LFL FUELLED to demonstrate its compliance with DNV GL's rules for low flash point marine fuels.

'Next-gen' car carrier to feature fuel-saving rounded bow
12 Apr 2016 13:13 GMT
Rounded bow shape is designed to minimize wind resistance, cut fuel costs, and is expected to reduce CO2 emissions by around 2%.

Wartsila to provide complete gas solution for LNG-fuelled ferries
12 Apr 2016 12:10 GMT
Ro-pax ferries are to be converted to operate on LNG between 2017 and 2018.

ABB wins contract to electrify hybrid car ferry
11 Apr 2016 13:28 GMT
Vessel to run as a hybrid, but can be modified to run as a fully electric ferry with a shore charging system.

Agreement to build up to four LNG-fuelled cruise ships
11 Apr 2016 12:05 GMT
MSC Cruises orders two vessels with the option for a further two.

Deltamarin awarded EPCM contract for gas-ready ferries
07 Apr 2016 11:24 GMT
Contract is for four vessels and an option for another four.

Delivery of world's first IMO-certified two-stroke engine with Tier III NOx-control EGR system
06 Apr 2016 12:50 GMT
Ditas Shipping tankers are to be powered by MAN B&W 6G70ME-C9.5 two-stroke engines.

Four more methanol-fuelled ferries for Stena
06 Apr 2016 09:02 GMT
Stena signs contract to build four gas-ready ro-pax ferries.





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