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Home » News » Vessel News - Q2 2017

Vessel News - Q2 2017

Bunker-saving Stena Impeccable named in ceremony
29 Jun 2017 10:51 GMT
Ship's fuel consumption is said to be 10-20% lower than that of equivalent vessels.

ABB's fuel-saving turbochargers to power China's biggest boxship
29 Jun 2017 09:38 GMT
First of 11 new containerships was launched earlier this month.

Washington ferry conducts earthquake emergency bunker exercise
26 Jun 2017 09:11 GMT
Ferry system seen as a potential solution to conduct aid delivery and life-saving operations after an earthquake.

Naming ceremony held for world's first LNG-powered dredger
26 Jun 2017 09:10 GMT
Vessel forms part of DEME's investment programme focused on increasing efficiency.

Contract signed to build first LNG-fuelled ferry to regularly operate on the Channel
26 Jun 2017 06:12 GMT
Vessel will also be world's first passenger ship to be equipped with cranes to lift LNG containers into a fixed position.

Shuttle tankers set to be world's first LNG-fuelled DPSTs in 2019
22 Jun 2017 10:46 GMT
Two 125,000-dwt tankers to be owned and operated by AET.

SLNG completes first small-scale reload on Shell LNG bunker vessel
20 Jun 2017 12:25 GMT
Operation was carried out for the 6,500-cbm newbuild Cardissa.

Fuel-efficient 34DF dual-fuel engine selected for 'next-gen' tankers
20 Jun 2017 09:54 GMT
Wartsila to supply the engines, propellers, and fuel supply systems for four new tanker vessels.

Knutsen orders four ME-GI dual-fuel engines
20 Jun 2017 09:27 GMT
Engines to be installed aboard two LNG tanker newbuilds.

DFDS orders two bunker-saving ro-ro ships with scrubbers
19 Jun 2017 11:40 GMT
Vessels are scheduled to be delivered in 2020.

Rolls-Royce engines to power world's largest hybrid ferry
16 Jun 2017 12:29 GMT
Color Line ferry is slated for completion in 2019.

Gas4Sea vessel starts weekly supply of LNG bunkers to two PCTCs
14 Jun 2017 10:05 GMT
Engie Zeebrugge is world's first LNG bunkering vessel to perform regular ship-to-ship deliveries.

Scandlines ferries utilize onshore scrub water treatment system in Denmark
13 Jun 2017 12:08 GMT
Gedser treatment system scrubs water from closed-loop exhaust gas scrubber.

LNG-fuelled ferry to undergo two-year trial with propulsion technology
12 Jun 2017 12:41 GMT
German ferry to be tested on Lake Constance from 2019.

NASSCO delivers eighth tanker with '33% increased fuel efficiency'
09 Jun 2017 12:09 GMT
Vessel is said to include a number of bunker-saving features.

AIDA Cruises targets LNG bunkers in Barcelona for newest ship 'before the summer is out'
09 Jun 2017 09:14 GMT
Cruise operator says it is also in talks with other Mediterranean ports regarding the provision of LNG fuel.

BC Ferries' third LNG-fuelled vessel arrives in Canada
08 Jun 2017 07:51 GMT
Ship to proceed to refit facility in preparation for operational service in the autumn.

BC Ferries orders two hybrid diesel-electric vessels
07 Jun 2017 07:18 GMT
Vessels to use onboard electric battery power and run on ultra-low-sulphur diesel.

Nordic Marine Oil performs first bunker delivery of the cruise season
06 Jun 2017 13:08 GMT
Cruise vessel was supplied with fuel at the port of Aalborg.

MSC Cruises orders two LNG-fuelled ships with options for another two
06 Jun 2017 11:32 GMT
The two 200,000-grt 'World Class' vessels are scheduled for delivery in 2022 and 2024.

Third of six dual-fuel LNG carriers delivered in Shanghai
06 Jun 2017 08:42 GMT
The CESI Beihai is to transport LNG that Sinopec purchases from the Australia Pacific LNG project.

Torghatten Nord orders 15 bunker-saving engines for LNG-powered ferries
05 Jun 2017 12:11 GMT
Engines are to power five ferries operating between Bergen and Stord.

Balearia highlights LNG-fuelled ferries in presentation of corporate report
05 Jun 2017 10:36 GMT
Spanish ferry operator presented its seventh Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Report.

Green Corridor project develops LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax design
02 Jun 2017 12:57 GMT
Vessel designed as part of project to develop LNG-fuelled bulkers for a 'green corridor' between Australia and China.

JDP to develop two LNGC designs - one tailored for LNG bunkering
02 Jun 2017 11:51 GMT
Type C tank design is common in LNG bunkering vessels.

PERFECt phase II readies LNG-fuelled boxship with no engine room for the order book
01 Jun 2017 09:08 GMT
Phase II has looked to validate phase I results and develop the concept to a 'ready to order' stage.

Bunker-saving windshield for boxships yields 2% CO2 reduction: MOL
31 May 2017 12:04 GMT
Windshield was installed on the bow of a containership, which sailed at 17 knots per hour.

ABB hails 'Ship of the Year' fitted with bunker-saving technology
31 May 2017 09:25 GMT
The NKT Victoria includes ABB's Onboard DC Grid system, Azipod propulsion and marine software.

LOI signed to build 'world's greenest cruise ship'
31 May 2017 07:38 GMT
The Ecoship is scheduled for delivery in 2020.

PSV to achieve '1 tonne of fuel savings per day' with energy storage system
30 May 2017 08:11 GMT
Orca ESS is to be installed on another Eidesvik platform supply vessel.

Stolt-Nielsen orders two dual-fuel ships, with options for another three
26 May 2017 08:12 GMT
Vessels will be capable of running on distillates or LNG and built for ship-to-ship bunkering.

Osaka Gas to supply Japan's first LNG-fuelled tug in 2019
25 May 2017 07:37 GMT
MOL-owned tug has been slated for construction at Kanagawa Dockyard.

First Europe-built LNG bunker vessel christened in ceremony
23 May 2017 12:57 GMT
The Coralius was named in a ceremony held on May 22.

SHI wins order to build LNG bunkering vessel
23 May 2017 08:35 GMT
7,500-cbm vessel to be built for Korea Gas Corporation (Kogas).

Fuel-efficient 'Lunch Box' christened for New York's first city-wide ferry system in over 100 years
23 May 2017 07:14 GMT
First vessel of new ferry fleet was named by students.

LNG-fuelled car carrier joins UECC fleet
22 May 2017 10:42 GMT
The Auto Energy is able to run on LNG, HFO and MGO.

Unaudited revenue up for Tallink's Estonia-Finland route with LNG-fuelled ferry
12 May 2017 07:55 GMT
New LNG-powered ship accommodates around 40% more passengers and almost double the car capacity of replaced ship.

Partnership to develop world's first fully electric and autonomous container vessel
10 May 2017 11:14 GMT
Vessel is planned to start operating in the second half of 2018.

BC Ferries' first LNG-fuelled vessel to start service on May 16
10 May 2017 07:15 GMT
The Salish Orca is capable of operating on either natural gas or ultra-low-sulphur diesel.

DFDS ships to improve efficiency with ABB technology
09 May 2017 10:03 GMT
ABB shaft generators to be installed on two DFDS ro-ro vessels.

Geos extends bunker supply capacity with delivery of new vessel
05 May 2017 10:43 GMT
The Thun Grace has been taken on long-term time charter from Thun Tankers.

New ARA bunker supplier to perform first delivery on May 5
05 May 2017 10:02 GMT
Chartered barge to supply 540 metric tonnes to a customer on Friday evening.

Terntank wins 'Gold Drop' award for LNG-powered ships
04 May 2017 12:28 GMT
Shipping firm described as an 'innovative pathfinder that leads the way'.

GasLog Partners completes acquisition of tri-fuel tanker
04 May 2017 08:29 GMT
LNG carrier GasLog Greece acquired from GasLog Ltd.

Barcelona's new cruise terminal to accommodate LNG-fuelled ships
02 May 2017 10:26 GMT
Artist renderings of Carnival's new cruise terminal, which is due to open in 2018.

BC Ferries' third LNG-fuelled vessel sets sail for Canada
01 May 2017 10:31 GMT
Dual-fuel ferry, the Salish Raven, is due to start operating this autumn.

Finland to launch first all-electric passenger vessel
28 Apr 2017 15:14 GMT
Century-plus-old vessel to relaunch on April 29.

Rotterdam's new hybrid patrol boat set to start operating in September
26 Apr 2017 09:11 GMT
The RPA 8 will be powered by distillate fuel and electricity.

Hoglund lands automation system contract for BSM's LNG bunkering vessel
26 Apr 2017 07:29 GMT
Automation system contract is Norwegian firm's third for an LNG delivery barge.

Lukoil-Bunker tanker to undergo repairs in Murmansk
25 Apr 2017 14:58 GMT
Vessel is scheduled to be out of service from May 10.

Thun Tankers orders four fuel-efficient vessels
25 Apr 2017 08:31 GMT
Ships to enter the Gothia Tanker Alliance network in 2019-2020.

Agreement to build world's first LNG-fuelled reefer carrier
21 Apr 2017 13:25 GMT
Vessel is expected to begin operating from Q4 2018.

Fuel-saving Stena Imagination named in ceremony
20 Apr 2017 08:31 GMT
Vessel's fuel consumption is said to be 10-20% lower than that of equivalent vessels.

Yara Marine wins contract to supply two ro-ro ships with scrubbers
18 Apr 2017 10:03 GMT
Toll ships are due to operate along the Australian coast once delivered.

Andesborg bunker spill 'could have been much worse': Coast Guard
18 Apr 2017 09:16 GMT
Vessel is estimated to have leaked up to 1,000 litres of marine fuel.

Sovcomflot chooses WinGD engines for world's first gas-powered Aframax tankers
13 Apr 2017 11:53 GMT
WinGD's X62DF dual-fuel engines with X-DF low-pressure gas injection technology to power four Sovcomflot ships.

Wartsila dual-fuel engines to drive world's first LNG-powered CSD
13 Apr 2017 10:57 GMT
The cutter suction dredger Spartacus is scheduled to be delivered in 2019.

Finnlines inks PureSOx scrubber performance agreement
12 Apr 2017 11:33 GMT
Six-year agreement is designed to optimize the performance of Finnlines' PureSOx systems.

Seaspan celebrates double commissioning of LNG-fuelled vessels
11 Apr 2017 09:27 GMT
The Seaspan Swift and Seaspan Reliant can both be powered by LNG, diesel and batteries.

Operation to remove fuel from sunken boat in Seattle
10 Apr 2017 11:03 GMT
Boat is said to have sunk with an estimated 150 gallons of fuel on board.

Barge cleanup operation continues in California
10 Apr 2017 10:45 GMT
Sunken Vengeance is said to have leaked diesel fuel and hydraulic oil south of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

DNV GL and DSME reveal carrier design with LNG as primary fuel
06 Apr 2017 08:46 GMT
Hull and propulsion system are said to have been optiized for three different operating profiles.

Project partners unveil LPG-fuelled carrier design
06 Apr 2017 07:41 GMT
LPG-fuelled propulsion concept could slash bunker costs by up to 30%, claim LPGreen collaborators.

Containerships secures funding to implement LNG strategy
05 Apr 2017 07:41 GMT
European Union and Nordic Environment Finance Corporation (NEFCO) back project.

Shell to supply world's first LNG-fuelled Aframax crude tankers
04 Apr 2017 08:06 GMT
New 114,000-dwt tankers are scheduled to commence operating in Q3 2018.

Oil sheen, 'strong smell of fuel' at Stellar Daisy crew rescue site: Navy
03 Apr 2017 00:04 GMT
Location of ore carrier and fate of 22 crew members remains unknown.

World's first purpose-built LNG bunkering vessel arrives at home port
03 Apr 2017 00:02 GMT
Vessel will be used to supply LNG bunkers to ships operating in northern Europe.

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