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Home » News » Vessel News - Q2 2015

Vessel News - Q2 2015

Time charter agreement for LNG-fuelled vessel
26 Jun 2015 14:43 GMT
Once constructed, gas carrier will be the seventh LNG-fuelled vessel in Anthony Veder's fleet.

Construction of tanker with 'improved fuel efficiency' under way
26 Jun 2015 09:46 GMT
Ship design is said to achieve improved fuel efficiency via a G-series MAN ME slow-speed main engine and an optimized hull form.

Additional LNG-fuelled ro-pax ferry ordered
25 Jun 2015 15:57 GMT
Vessel is scheduled for delivery in 2018.

Contract to supply battery systems for hybrid ferry
24 Jun 2015 14:25 GMT
Li-ion battery systems will be at the heart of the hybrid propulsion system and energy management system for ro-ro ferry.

'Next-generation' vessel named by MSC Cruises
24 Jun 2014 12:58 GMT
Cruise vessel to include propellers and rudders to cut fuel consumption, and scrubbers to reduce emissions.

Eco products chosen for new derrick lay vessel
24 Jun 2015 12:14 GMT
Alfa Laval PureDry, PureBilge and PureBallast are to all be installed aboard the Petrofac JSD6000.

Bahri subsidiary orders fuel management systems for 26 VLCCs
23 Jun 2015 13:18 GMT
Systems are designed to help optimize ship performance and reduce fuel consumption.

Fuel-saving hybrid tug named in Germany
19 Jun 2015 11:15 GMT
KOTUG's RT Emotion was named in Bremerhaven this week.

Hybrid scrubbers ordered for three container ships
18 Jun 2015 11:13 GMT
Scrubber systems are scheduled for delivery in December 2015.

Agreement to deliver battery system to world's largest electric ferryboat
16 Jun 2015 14:32 GMT
Ferry to be equipped with 4.2 MWh battery system.

Carl Buttner tanker to be equipped with scrubber
16 Jun 2015 13:09 GMT
BNG Scrubber is designed as a hybrid system, which means that both open-loop and closed-loop methods can be used.

Contract to build first ever cruise ships powered at sea by LNG
16 Jun 2015 09:15 GMT
Vessels are to be built by Meyer Werft in Germany and Finland.

10-year charter signed for refuelling vessel
12 Jun 2015 10:37 GMT
Z Energy signs 10-year deal for the bunker delivery vessel Awanuia.

'Most efficient LNG ship on the water' is launched
11 Jun 2015 13:37 GMT
Fuel-saving Creole Spirit is expected to enter into service in early 2016.

Scrubber installed aboard M/V Bore Song
11 Jun 2015 08:07 GMT
Scrubber system allows both open and closed loop operation.

Approval in principle for LNG-fuelled bulk carrier design
04 Jun 2015 13:52 GMT
LNG-fuelled Kamsarmax bulk carrier design gets go-ahead from DNV GL.

New ship designs feature 'exceptionally low and best-in-class fuel consumption'
02 Jun 2015 15:20 GMT
Vessel designs are based on the concept of achieving optimal fuel efficiency.

Solar solutions cleared for commercial release
02 Jun 2015 12:19 GMT
Go-ahead follows completion of sea trials onboard a vessel operated by Blue Star Ferries.

DNV GL sees hybrid propulsion as emerging trend
01 Jun 2015 10:58 GMT
Number of hybrid vessels in operation could rise to 100 by 2020, says CEO of DNV Maritime.

Cruise ship supplied for the first time with low-emission electricity from LNG
01 Jun 2015 08:39 GMT
LNG Hybrid Barge supplied AIDA Cruises vessel on May 30.

First Dragon-class ships fitted with Wartsila package
29 May 2015 06:29 GMT
Package includes two 50DF dual-fuel engines and an LNG fuel system.

Wartsila offers EAL-compatible propulsion systems for US waters
26 May 2015 10:33 GMT
BigRoll ships are the first to be fitted with Wartsila's VGP 2013-compliant propulsion package.

LNG-ready containership fitted with Marlink VSAT
22 May 2015 10:25 GMT
SkyFile Mail to be used for crucial data transfer, including fuel monitoring data.

Imtech wins contract to supply propulsion system for hybrid ferry
22 May 2015 09:26 GMT
Dutch firm to supply the diesel-electric and Li-Ion battery hybrid propulsion system, and carry out the electrical installation.

3,000 ships have ordered fuel-saving propeller device
21 May 2015 08:23 GMT
Japanese product is said to offer a 3-5 percent reduction in fuel consumption.

Carisbrooke opts for 'fuel-saving' Intersleek 1100SR
20 May 2015 13:26 GMT
Product is said to offer a reduction in hull roughness, thus improving efficiency and lowering fuel consumption.

Construction of fourth fuel-efficient American Petroleum tanker under way
12 May 2015 11:03 GMT
New 'Eco' tankers are described as being 'some of the most energy-efficient, fuel-saving and cost-effective tankers in the world'.

DNV GL 'honoured' that ships are first to receive 'Gas Ready' notation
11 May 2015 10:57 GMT
The M.V. Barzan is the first of six 18,800-TEU container vessels ordered by UASC.

Carnival to test engine monitoring and fuel efficiency technology
08 May 2015 12:31 GMT
Cruise operator aims to maximize vessel performance across its fleet of ships.

Royal Caribbean orders scrubbers for four ships
08 May 2015 07:29 GMT
Freedom of the Seas, Independence of the Seas, Liberty of the Seas and Adventure of the Seas are all to be fitted with scrubber systems.

Keel-laying ceremony for first of three fuel-efficient tankers
07 May 2015 07:40 GMT
Vessels are to also include dual-fuel auxiliary engines and the ability to accommodate a future LNG system installation.

Brightoil agrees to acquire barge
06 May 2015 12:55 GMT
Company says barge will lead to additional revenue through increased bunker sales volumes.

Construction of Middle East's first LNG-fuelled harbour tug under way
06 May 2015 11:16 GMT
Vessel is scheduled to be completed in May 2016.

UASC names LNG-ready ULCS
29 Apr 2015 15:55 GMT
M.V. Barzan is described as being 'the industry's most eco-efficient container vessel'.

Contract to supply world's first LNG-fuelled TSHDs
28 Apr 2015 17:51 GMT
Trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) are to be the first to be provided with a liquefied natural gas (LNG) installation.

Deal to build four 'next-generation' car carriers
24 Apr 2015 16:41 GMT
Vessels are to be delivered in 2017 and 2018.

Rolls-Royce to deliver engines and propulsion to multi-purpose vessel
24 Apr 2015 14:44 GMT
Deal includes order for two azimuth thrusters - designed to help reduce fuel consumption.

Scrubber systems installed on four Finnlines ships
22 Apr 2015 10:22 GMT
Exhaust gas cleaning systems were installed in Estonia.

World's first LNG-powered containership launched
21 Apr 2015 15:30 GMT
Vessel is the first of a two-ship contract with TOTE.

RT Emotion completes hat-trick of fuel-efficient hybrid tugs
21 Apr 2015 13:43 GMT
New E-KOTUG is to operate in Bremerhaven.

New vessel design with 'reduction of 20 to 25 percent in fuel consumption'
21 Apr 2015 09:44 GMT
Anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessel design is being launched at Singapore exhibition this week.

Spanish government confirms sunken trawler is leaking fuel
16 Apr 2015 17:13 GMT
Minister says objective is to extract fuel from bunker tanks to minimize the impact on the environment.

Oleg Naydenov incident: Port of Las Palmas in the firing line
16 Apr 2015 13:56 GMT
Port is criticized for allowing marine fuel to be delivered to the Russian fishing vessel.

Moving fuel-laden trawler was 'the worst decision'
16 Apr 2015 12:43 GMT
Greenpeace representative predicts that fuel will eventually leak, 'sooner or later'.

Hernandez Bento: 'Very small' risk of sunken vessel leaking fuel
16 Apr 2015 10:01 GMT
Government delegate also says claims the Oleg Naydenov was deliberately sunk are 'false'.

Tanker's fuel consumption 10-20% lower than similar ships, says Concordia
15 Apr 2015 14:56 GMT
Medium range tanker is said to offer low fuel consumption and high cargo flexibility.

Construction of dual-fuel ferry under way in Poland
14 Apr 2015 16:33 GMT
Vessel is second of three ferries that will be capable of running on liquefied natural gas (LNG) or ultra low sulphur diesel (ULSD).

Azimuth propulsion ordered to help reduce fuel consumption
10 Apr 2015 15:14 GMT
Rolls-Royce thrusters are equipped with full-feathering propellers to help lower engine power use and bunker costs.

Naming ceremony for triple-fuel LNG carrier
10 Apr 2015 11:57 GMT
Vessel is the fourth in a series of triple-fuel liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers.

Rickmers fleet upgrade means lower bunker costs for charterers
10 Apr 2015 11:09 GMT
Improvement measures are said to represent a combined investment volume of around $50 million.

Construction of LNG-conversion-ready tanker under way
07 Apr 2015 10:35 GMT
Vessel is the third of five LNG-conversion-ready product carriers to be built for American Petroleum Tankers.

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