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Home » News » Vessel News - Q3 2016


Vessel News - Q3 2016

Dual-fuel icebreaker delivered in Helsinki
29 Sep 2016 11:50 GMT
Arctia Icebreaking's new vessel is able to run on LNG or low-sulphur diesel.

Fuel-saving Water Bus to undergo sea trials
28 Sep 2016 12:33 GMT
Amongst its features, the vessel is said to offer reduced fuel consumption with a slender hull, low resistance and low wake.

LNG-ready tanker delivered in California
28 Sep 2016 11:07 GMT
Vessel is the fourth of a five-tanker contract between NASSCO and American Petroleum Tankers.

Construction agreement for large LNG-fuelled bulkers
27 Sep 2016 10:04 GMT
Vessels are to built at the Jinling Shipyard in Nanjing, China.

Vard LNG bunker vessel design approved
26 Sep 2016 11:33 GMT
DNV GL awards approval in principle for new 6,500-cubic-metre bunker vessel design.

Up to $25m in fuel savings for LNG carrier, says HHI
26 Sep 2016 09:51 GMT
Gas treatment and supply technology could significantly reduce the vessel's fuel consumption, according to ship builder.

LNG-fuelled vessel loads cargo at Gate's new third jetty
21 Sep 2016 10:48 GMT
The Coral Methane, chartered by Shell, called at the new jetty on 19th September.

First LNG bunkering pontoon developed in northwest Europe
21 Sep 2016 08:55 GMT
Titan LNG Flex-Fueler will give larger vessels access to LNG in the ARA region.

Cepsa to supply LNG via Europe's first multi-product barge
19 Sep 2016 00:04 GMT
Barge is due to begin operating at the port of Barcelona in 2018.

LNG-ready tanker christened in San Diego
19 Sep 2016 00:02 GMT
Vessel is the fourth of a five-tanker contract between NASSCO and American Petroleum Tankers (APT).

Scrubber system for Great Lakes cement carrier
16 Sep 2016 10:26 GMT
PureSOx scrubber to be installed on NovaAlgoma's Nacc Quebec.

Bunker vessel set for dry dock in Chile
16 Sep 2016 06:43 GMT
The Agunsa Capella is due to enter dry dock at the end of next week.

Wartsila wins contract for four new Swedish LNG-fuelled tankers
12 Sep 2016 13:21 GMT
Vessels designed for optimal efficiency and 50 percent reduction in CO2 emissions.

Electric-powered tourist vessel named Ship of the Year at SMM
09 Sep 2016 14:10 GMT
Vessel runs on diesel engines and switches to electric power at UNESCO world heritage site.

MoU to develop 'Ecoship' cruise vessel
09 Sep 2016 12:33 GMT
Vessel to incorporate fuel-saving and environmentally friendly technology.

New partners join LNG-fuelled COGAS ULCS project
09 Sep 2016 08:56 GMT
ABB, Solar Turbines and OMT sign up for phase two of Piston Engine Room Free Efficient Containership (PERFECt) project.

Bureau Veritas to class world's first LNG conversion of a container ship
07 Sep 2016 08:55 GMT
Conversion to LNG fuel is scheduled to take place in 2017.

Copec brings in bunker vessel for summer cruise season
07 Sep 2016 07:43 GMT
The Tamina is to operate at Puerto Williams, located just 40 kilometres from Argentinian port Ushuaia.

Carnival orders three LNG-powered cruise ships
06 Sep 2016 11:37 GMT
Cruise line now has agreements in place to build seven LNG-fuelled vessels.

LNG-powered inland pusher developed
06 Sep 2016 09:49 GMT
Ship's overall efficiency has been improved by 16 percent, says Kooiman.

LNG-fuelled product tanker classed by Bureau Veritas
30 Aug 2016 09:25 GMT
Bureau Veritas says it is 'leading the way' classing newbuildings of different ship types using LNG as fuel.

Odfjell achieves fuel savings of more than 20% in project with MAN
26 Aug 2016 15:14 GMT
Ship operator reduces fuel consumption with propulsion system upgrades.

Matson orders two dual-fuel con-ro ships
26 Aug 2016 11:13 GMT
Vessels will be able to operate on conventional fuel oil or LNG, with some adaptation.

Milestone reached: Viking Grace has refuelled with LNG 1,000 times
26 Aug 2016 08:29 GMT
Vessel was also the first large passenger vessel to run on LNG in 2013.

First oil tanker transit of new Panama Canal
22 Aug 2016 09:52 GMT
The MT Aegean Unity is the first crude oil tanker to transit the new locks of the expanded canal.

Corsican vessel operator saves fuel with electric propulsion
18 Aug 2016 09:05 GMT
Hybrid propulsion allows passengers to be ferried to the Scandola nature reserve in Corsica on batteries.

Caribbean Fantasy catches fire near San Juan
18 Aug 2016 00:03 GMT
Fire is said to have started in the engine room of the ship.

ECO notation for first Carnival ship
17 Aug 2016 09:24 GMT
Powered by low-sulphur fuel, the Carnival Vista is the first Carnival ship to be awarded Lloyd's Register's ECO notation.

New stern trawler design saves fuel, says Wartsila
16 Aug 2016 13:37 GMT
Design incorporates hybrid battery technology and Wartsila's two-speed gearbox for reduced fuel consumption.

LNG-ready product tanker to be christened this week
15 Aug 2016 12:55 GMT
Delivery marks the completion of a four-tanker LNG-ready series.

Bunker-saving emulsified fuel system installed on cruise ship
12 Aug 2016 11:43 GMT
Technology is said to improve fuel efficiency, reduce emissions, clean the exhaust and improve the condition of the engine.

Keel-laying ceremony for second LNG-powered ferry
10 Aug 2016 12:02 GMT
Catamaran ferries are due to serve the West Frisian Islands in 2018.

Ottawa launches Canada's largest electric tour boat
08 Aug 2016 09:28 GMT
Second electrically propelled tour vessel is expected to enter service in 2017.

Bulk carrier to use Dupont hybrid scrubber
05 Aug 2016 08:55 GMT
Scrubber is designed to provide flexibility for vessels operating in ECAs because it can operate in open- or closed-loop mode.

Arrival of LNG-fuelled tanker to be celebrated in Rotterdam
04 Aug 2016 14:02 GMT
Vessel is able to operate on either liquefied natural gas (LNG) or marine gas oil (MGO).

LNG-ready tanker delivered to APT
27 Jul 2016 08:28 GMT
Vessel is General Dynamics NASSCO's seventh ship delivery in just over a year.

New ferry will be first to use Wartsila hybrid battery technology
22 Jul 2016 10:23 GMT
Ferry will serve the crossing between the Isle of Wight and the English mainland.

Study compares results of length and breadth extensions
22 Jul 2016 08:25 GMT
Vessel length extension consumed 5% less fuel than breadth expansion in study.

Fuel-saving Azipods for LNG carrier and oil tanker
21 Jul 2016 08:41 GMT
Electric propulsion units to be fitted in South Korea.

WWL expands fleet with fuel-efficient Neo-Panamax ship
20 Jul 2016 07:55 GMT
Vessel is also fitted with an exhaust gas cleaning system that reduces sulphur emissions to below 0.1 percent.

Autumn launch for LNG-ready tanker
19 Jul 2016 11:38 GMT
Vessel will be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), marine diesel oil (MDO) and heavy fuel oil (HFO).

Rolls-Royce improves fuel efficiency with wave-piercing bow design
19 Jul 2016 08:08 GMT
Bow design has been applied to a wide range of vessel types, including LNG bunkering vessels.

Aegean deploys bunker vessel to Port Elizabeth
18 Jul 2016 14:27 GMT
Move follows the launch of the company's bunkering operation in Algoa Bay earlier this year.

Fuel-efficient ferries for New York's city-wide network
18 Jul 2016 11:46 GMT
New York's first city-wide ferry system in over 100 years is scheduled to be launched in 2018.

Searights tanker arrested in Singapore over alleged non-payment
18 Jul 2016 09:05 GMT
Vessel has been in the custody of local authorities since Friday, according to court documents.

Turkish supplier expands bunker barge fleet
15 Jul 2016 12:21 GMT
Acquisition of two barges brings Energy Petrol's total number of vessels to 13.

Hummel LNG hybrid barge 'working smoothly and at full capacity'
08 Jul 2016 07:45 GMT
Vessel developer refers to 'inflexible restrictions' and additional component inspection in July.

High manganese steel tanks for world's largest LNG-fuelled bulker
08 Jul 2016 07:04 GMT
New vessel, set to be completed next year, will be able to carry up to 50,000 tons of cargo.

Tallink's first LNG-fuelled ferry christened
07 Jul 2016 10:29 GMT
Vessel is scheduled to be delivered in early 2017.

First vessel with 'Scrubber Ready' notation christened
06 Jul 2016 13:51 GMT
Unique Shipping Group's vessel, the Oriental Jubilee, was christened in Ulsan, South Korea.

LNG-fuelled bulkers set for 2018 Baltic launch
06 Jul 2016 12:47 GMT
Vessels have received their classification as large LNG-powered bulk carriers.

Deal to build biofuel-refuelling Navy oilers
05 Jul 2016 11:32 GMT
Vessels will have the capacity to carry 156,000 barrels of oil, including the Navy's new biofuels.

Vessel sued by bunker firm over alleged non-payment
04 Jul 2016 12:36 GMT
Van-Oil Petroleum seeks a warrant of arrest so that the vessel may be seized and sold to cover the payment.

Brightoil cancels order for ten bunker barges
04 Jul 2016 09:49 GMT
Bunker firm opts for more conservative strategy and decides to use working capital to optimise its existing five barges.





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