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Home » News » Vessel News - Q1 2017


Vessel News - Q1 2017

Arkas expands fleet with two bunker tankers
27 Mar 2017 09:03 GMT
Turkish firm increases size of bunker supply fleet to seven.

NASSCO launches last ship in LNG-ready tanker program
27 Mar 2017 06:03 GMT
Built for American Petroleum Tankers, the Palmetto State was launched in San Diego.

World's first purpose-built LNG bunkering vessel set to arrive in Zeebrugge next week
24 Mar 2017 08:45 GMT
Vessel will be used to supply LNG bunkers to ships operating in northern Europe.

MAN engines to power Australian Navy replenishment oilers
23 Mar 2017 05:45 GMT
Shipset deliveries scheduled for December 2017 and June 2018.

Crowley launches LNG-fuelled ConRo ship
22 Mar 2017 06:18 GMT
El Coqui is the first of two Crowley ConRo vessels powered by LNG.

MAN engines selected for US Navy replenishment oilers
21 Mar 2017 11:15 GMT
Fleet of 17 bunker-supplying ships will each have the capacity to carry 156,000 barrels of fuel oil.

BC Ferries' second LNG-fuelled vessel delivered in Canada
21 Mar 2017 08:15 GMT
Salish Eagle is due to enter service at the end of June.

Terntank takes delivery of fourth LNG-fuelled vessel
17 Mar 2017 12:31 GMT
The Tern Ocean is the fourth of a quartet of 15,000-dwt tankers built for Terntank Rederi.

Somali pirates release bunkering tanker and crew
17 Mar 2017 06:50 GMT
Pirates are said to have disembarked the ship following negotiations with officials and local elders.

LNG-fuelled design concept gets go-ahead
15 Mar 2017 09:29 GMT
Bulker version's LNG containment system would enable the vessel to travel for 100 days without refuelling.

Ektank orders bunker-saving shaft generators
14 Mar 2017 10:18 GMT
WE Tech solution is said to produce 'tons of fuel savings'.

Project to fit rotor sails on first product tanker expected to slash bunker costs by 7-10%
14 Mar 2017 09:03 GMT
Wind-powered technology to be installed on board a Maersk Tankers vessel in 2018.

Construction of UK's first dual-fuel ships nears milestone
10 May 2017 14:12 GMT
First ship approaching 75% steelwork fabrication, second vessel following closely behind.

Van Oord orders first LNG-powered vessel
10 Mar 2017 12:28 GMT
Project to be used as learning experience as firm explores the use of alternative fuels.

BC Ferries' second LNG-fuelled vessel reaches west coast of North America
08 Mar 2017 07:24 GMT
Salish Eagle is the second of three LNG-powered vessels ordered by BC Ferries.

LNG-ready tanker delivered to SEA-Vista
03 Mar 2017 14:30 GMT
Tanker is seventh in an eight-ship ECO-class tanker program for two separate customers.

Seaspan confirms arrival of second LNG-fuelled vessel
01 Mar 2017 13:39 GMT
The Seaspan Reliant can be powered by diesel, LNG and battery.

Teekay's first MEGI-powered LNG tanker completes first year
23 Feb 2017 08:49 GMT
Fuel consumption of MEGI vessels is said to be lower than most DFDE propulsion systems.

MHI-MME retrofits 80 LNGCs to run on 2020-compliant fuel
22 Feb 2017 08:48 GMT
Japanese firm says its technology for main boilers can also be used with ULSFO.

Steel cut for world's first cruise ship powered at sea by LNG
22 Feb 2017 07:25 GMT
Vessel is the first cruise ship that can be run completely on LNG.

MSC Cruises ship passes MARPOL scrubber test
21 Feb 2017 11:02 GMT
Another vessel, the MSC Preziosa, is scheduled for sea trials in May.

BC Ferries' second LNG-powered vessel sets sail for Canada
16 Feb 2017 10:17 GMT
Dual-fuel ferry, the Salish Eagle, is due to arrive in British Columbia in April.

World's first purpose-built LNG bunkering vessel delivered
15 Feb 2017 08:42 GMT
New vessel to supply LNG to ships from its home port in Belgium.

World's first dual-fuel feeder conversion slated for May
14 Feb 2017 15:38 GMT
Conversion will enable the Wes Amelie to operate on LNG.

Shell seals deal to supply LNG-fuelled dredger
09 Feb 2017 10:18 GMT
Vessel is expected to begin operating in Rotterdam next year.

Canadian bunker vessel back in operation
07 Feb 2017 07:58 GMT
The Algoma Dartmouth stopped carrying out deliveries in early January.

BSM targets LNG bunkering in 'many geographic locations'
06 Feb 2017 10:15 GMT
BSM and Babcock to launch first of 'multiple' LNG bunker ships in 2018.

New fuel-saving hybrid ferry launched in Kaohsiung
03 Feb 2017 08:36 GMT
Government also plans to retrofit the rest of its diesel fleet.

Shell expects LNG bunker barge to be operational this summer
01 Feb 2017 11:51 GMT
Vessel's pumping rate will be 1,000 cubic metres per hour, says marine development manager.

Total inks deal to supply new Brittany Ferries vessel with LNG
01 Feb 2017 08:54 GMT
Vessel is due to operate on the Portsmouth to Caen cross-Channel route in 2019.

Halifax bunker vessel expected to return this week
01 Feb 2017 07:52 GMT
The Algoma Dartmouth has been out of operation since 7th January.

Licensed MFM-equipped bunker tankers up to 133 in Singapore
27 Jan 2017 10:16 GMT
Pink Diamond regains bunker tanker licence.

Wartsila inks five-year deal for LNG-fuelled Tallink ferry
26 Jan 2017 12:12 GMT
Deal includes maintenance and optimisation of the Megastar's engines.

Viking Line ferry set to save fuel with rotor sail retrofit
26 Jan 2017 08:26 GMT
The Viking Grace is expected to cut LNG fuel use with the addition of Norsepower's technology.

Joint study to look into developing LNG-fuelled Capesize bulker
24 Jan 2017 12:21 GMT
'Green Corridor' project partners to examine the feasibility of developing an LNG-powered bulk carrier.

Gener8 Maritime takes delivery of 19th 'Eco' VLCC
16 Jan 2017 14:08 GMT
The Gener8 Hector is equipped with technology designed to save fuel and reduce emissions.

World's second LNG-powered TSHD launched
16 Jan 2017 11:48 GMT
The dual-fuel Scheldt River is also fitted with a two-speed propulsion drive, designed to save fuel.

New requirements for vessels at anchor in Singapore
16 Jan 2017 08:21 GMT
MPA updates 2007 circular concerning vessels anchored in port.

Naming ceremony for fuel-saving Stena Bulk ship
13 Jan 2017 17:21 GMT
The Stena Immaculate's fuel consumption is said to be 10-20% lower than that of equivalent vessels.

World's first LNG-fuelled icebreaker bunkered in Pori
13 Jan 2017 09:18 GMT
The Polaris received 700 cubic metres of LNG on 10th January.

BC Ferries' first LNG-powered vessel arrives in Canada
12 Jan 2017 11:55 GMT
New dual-fuel ferry, the Salish Orca, completes 10,440-nautical-mile journey from Poland.

Boxship spill: two fuel patches spotted
05 Jan 2017 06:14 GMT
Skimmers and booms placed off Pulau Ubin and Nenas Channel to contain spilled fuel.

Boxship collision causes 300-tonne bunker spill off Johor
04 Jan 2017 15:26 GMT
APL Denver is said to have suffered damage to one of its bunker tanks.

Gas-fuelled Coral Energy is first small-scale LNG tanker to load in Klaipeda
04 Jan 2017 08:05 GMT
New milestone for ship recently involved in first ship-to-ship LNG bunkering operation between two independent ocean-going vessels.





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