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Home » News » Vessel News - Q4 2014

Vessel News - Q4 2014

Eco-ships and bunker prices analysed in report
30 Dec 2014 08:35 GMT
Intermodal Shipbrokers takes a look at the eco-vessel market and bunker price trends.

LNG bunkering begins at Moerdijk
23 Dec 2014 17:13 GMT
Danser Group's barge Eiger-Nordwand is said to be the first vessel to bunker LNG at the Dutch port.

Royal Caribbean to retrofit 19 ships with scrubbers
23 Dec 2014 16:21 GMT
Advanced emissions purification (AEP) systems will remove more than 97% of the sulphur dioxide emissions generated by the ships' diesel engines, says cruise operator.

Integrated solution for world's first LNG-fuelled high-speed ro-pax ferry
22 Dec 2014 12:38 GMT
First Swedish-flagged LNG-powered passenger vessel is expected to be in operation in 2017.

Construction of second LNG-conversion-ready tanker under way
19 Dec 2014 17:02 GMT
Vessel is second of five LNG-converstion-ready product carriers to be built for American Petroleum Tankers.

Fuel savings convince K Line to expand use of ClassNK-NAPA GREEN
18 Dec 2014 15:12 GMT
Three additional vessels to be fitted with the software in June 2015.

Equipment deal for 'largest' LNG-fuelled ro-ro ferry
17 Dec 2014 13:51 GMT
Vessel is due to operate along the Bass Strait between Australia and Tasmania.

Letter of intent to build LNG-powered ferry
15 Dec 2014 11:55 GMT
New vessel is to be built in Finland and is scheduled for delivery in 2017.

ABS releases guide for LNG-ready ships
11 Dec 2014 20:20 GMT
Guide is designed to help owners prepare newbuildings for future conversion to gas propulsion.

DNV GL's new Gas Ready notation
02 Dec 2014 15:35 GMT
New notation is designed to ensure that a future LNG-fuelled version of a vessel complies with the relevant safety and operational requirements.

First LNG-ready ultra-large container ship is named
28 Nov 2014 09:53 GMT
Naming ceremony held for the first of 17 ships being built for United Arab Shipping Company (UASC).

Newly created firm takes over assets of OW Tankers
27 Nov 2014 12:10 GMT
Seven ships owned by the ship-owning unit of OW Bunker are taken over by firm with trustees on its board.

Carnival cuts CO2 emission rate by 20 percent
21 Nov 2014 17:05 GMT
Cruise operator meets corporate goal to reduce its rate of CO2 emissions by 20 percent - a year ahead of schedule.

Propulsion contract for Middle East's first LNG-powered harbour tug
18 Nov 2014 16:40 GMT
Tug is the first of nine vessels to be built and operated by Drydocks World.

Viking Lady's hybrid propulsion system discussed in Athens
13 Nov 2014 09:37 GMT
Fuel-efficient vessel could 'lead the way to a significant improvement in the safety and efficiency of high-risk operations', according to DNV GL.

Wartsila dual-fuel engines to power icebreaking LNG carriers
11 Nov 2014 12:03 GMT
Vessels are due to be used to serve the Yamal LNG project in Northern Russia.

World's two largest sailing yachts get the GAC Bunker Fuels treatment
31 Oct 2014 13:41 GMT
Securing business for the world's two biggest sailing superyachts 'shows the degree of trust we have gained in this market', says department head.

Fishing vessels to feature 'fuel-efficient' propulsion equipment
30 Oct 2014 15:02 GMT
Lunar Fishing vessels to incorporate integrated propulsion system producing 'fuel cost savings and greater operating efficiency'.

Wärtsilä to supply 'highly efficient' integrated propulsion
29 Oct 2014 14:46 GMT
Integrated propulsion system is designed to ensure maximum efficiency with low fuel consumption.

Solar panel installation for Blue Star Delos completed
23 Oct 2014 13:14 GMT
Solar power system is being integrated with the Aquarius Management and Automation System (MAS), which will log fuel oil consumption and calculate emissions.

'Most fuel-efficient propulsion' for new trawler
21 Oct 2014 13:13 GMT
Norwegian fishing company Ramoen enters into an agreement for the construction of a new stern trawler.

Floating LNG power plant christened 'Bumblebee'
20 Oct 2014 15:01 GMT
Vessel is to supply cruise ships with LNG during layovers at Hamburg.

Membrane tank technology ordered for two LNG carriers
14 Oct 2014 13:31 GMT
Technology is said to offer an optimized daily boil-off rate and help achieve fuel savings.

Four dual-fuel engines ordered for BW Group vessels
14 Oct 2014 12:42 GMT
LNG carriers are to be built at the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. (DSME) shipyard in Geoje, South Korea.

Gas handling systems chosen for world's largest ethane carriers
13 Oct 2014 13:45 GMT
Very large ethane carriers (VLECs) are scheduled to be delivered between 2016 and 2017.

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