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Home » News » Vessel News - Q3 2017

Vessel News - Q3 2017

Viking Cruises developing cruise ship powered by hydrogen fuel cell technology
29 Sep 2017 14:05 GMT
Cruise firm in talks with Statoil to source product from a Norwegian refinery.

Fourth of six dual-fuel LNG carriers delivered in Shanghai
28 Sep 2017 08:47 GMT
The CESI Tianjin is to transport LNG that Sinopec purchases from the Australia Pacific LNG project.

LNG bunker vessel Cardissa christened in Rotterdam
27 Sep 2017 09:05 GMT
'Groundbreaking' new vessel to be used to perform deliveries in northwest Europe.

Polaris Shipping orders 10 LNG-ready VLOCs with scrubber technology
27 Sep 2017 04:31 GMT
Vessels are slated for delivery by 2021.

Island Oil targets bunkers-only calls in Haifa with new supply vessel
26 Sep 2017 09:33 GMT
The M/T Thalia is due to start operating by the end of October.

Viking Sun cruise ship featuring bunker-saving engine and scrubber delivered
25 Sep 2017 10:34 GMT
Viking Ocean Cruises vessel was delivered in Ancona on Monday.

Wartsila outlines 'new opportunities for supplying LNG' with FSRB concept
25 Sep 2017 07:11 GMT
Floating storage and regasificaton barge is designed to enable the supply of LNG in areas where it was previously not possible.

Another first for Wartsila as wireless charging for hybrid coastal ferry is 'successfully' tested
22 Sep 2017 13:05 GMT
MF Folgefonn is the first commercial ferry to operate with high-power wireless charging capability for its batteries.

Scandlines hails bunker-saving summer for hybrid ferries
22 Sep 2017 11:53 GMT
Ferry operator notes that the M/V Berlin and M/V Copenhagen have helped reduce emissions in the Baltic Sea this summer.

Skangas vessel Coralius performs first LNG bunker delivery
19 Sep 2017 14:05 GMT
Milestone operation as the first Europe-built LNG bunker vessel completes maiden delivery in northern Kattegat.

Rosmorport in talks with bunker firms over running LNG supply operation: source
19 Sep 2017 11:41 GMT
Company said to be planning to build bunker vessel with LNG storage capacity of between 3,000 and 5,000 cbm.

Wartsila launches tug designs with hybrid propulsion
18 Sep 2017 10:45 GMT
New tugs showcased for the first time in Singapore.

ES Group says it will retain bunker vessel after charterer 'defaulted' on contract
18 Sep 2017 06:02 GMT
Singapore group terminates contract and says vessel will no longer be transferred to charterer.

Adventure superyacht with 'exceptional fuel efficiency' unveiled
15 Sep 2017 12:01 GMT
Bunker-saving 'Project Echo' superyacht incorporates innovative helicopter landing feature.

First Europe-built LNG bunker vessel performs maiden delivery in southern Norway
15 Sep 2017 06:45 GMT
The Coralius delivered LNG to Skangas's facility near Fredrikstad.

Top Ships secures time charter for fuel-efficient newbuild
14 Sep 2017 14:22 GMT
The Eco Palm Desert is scheduled to be delivered in the third quarter of 2018.

Construction of Costa Cruises' first LNG-fuelled ship under way
14 Sep 2017 11:23 GMT
Steel-cutting ceremony of the Costa Smeralda held in Turku, Finland.

Bomin dismisses court action against ship over alleged non-payment of bunkers
14 Sep 2017 06:10 GMT
Supplier voluntarily dismisses action three days after filing initial complaint with US court.

New autonomous vessel features bunker-saving energy storage, solar panels
12 Sep 2017 13:05 GMT
Rolls-Royce's unmanned naval vessel concept is said to have a range of 3,500 nautical miles.

Shell's LNG bunker barge to include Wartsila tanks and cargo handling system
08 Sep 2017 09:12 GMT
New supply barge is scheduled to operate out of Rotterdam.

BC Ferries vessel removed from service for LNG conversion
07 Sep 2017 10:11 GMT
The Spirit of British Columbia is to undergo dual-fuel conversion between the autumn of 2017 and spring of 2018.

Keel-laying ceremony for world's first fully LNG-powered cruise ship
07 Sep 2017 08:23 GMT
The AIDAnova will be the first cruise vessel with the capability to operate only on LNG - both at sea and in port.

Construction of world's biggest battery-powered fishing vessel under way
06 Sep 2017 12:35 GMT
Diesel-electric battery hybrid is said to reduce fuel consumption by 25 percent.

K Line firms in joint study to develop Japan's first LNG-fuelled ferry
06 Sep 2017 05:25 GMT
K Line and K Line Kinkai team up to 'accelerate' milestone project.

Ritz-Carlton's first luxury cruise ship to include bunker-saving Azipod propulsion
05 Sep 2017 09:01 GMT
Hotel chain's yacht to incorporate system that is said to be 10% more fuel efficient.

Thun Tankers adds fifth fuel-efficient ship to intermediate tanker order
05 Sep 2017 05:23 GMT
Energy efficiency and sustainability said to be 'key' part of ship development process.

KL Sandefjord is first offshore vessel to receive DNV GL's Shore Power notation
31 Aug 2017 14:14 GMT
Notation verifies the design and installation of a vessel's electrical shore connection.

Maiden LNG bunker delivery booked for world's first converted FLNGV
31 Aug 2017 08:51 GMT
Vessel is scheduled to be bunkered in mid-September.

Two years since launch of world's second LNG-fuelled boxship
30 Aug 2017 10:38 GMT
TOTE ship was part of a two-ship contract signed in December 2012.

Germany christens first ship to be powered by methanol fuel cell
29 Aug 2017 14:23 GMT
Fuel cell uses methanol to produce electricity on the vessel and supplies a battery-backed electric motor.

Kawasaki wins order for high-speed Jetfoil passenger ship
29 Aug 2017 11:44 GMT
Vessel to shuttle passengers between Tokyo and the Izu Islands.

TOTE's project to build four LNG-fuelled boxships hangs on Honolulu terminal deal
18 Aug 2017 16:10 GMT
Shipper aims to secure the new deepwater Kapalama Container Terminal in Hawaii.

Wightlink names hybrid car ferry: Queen Victoria 'would have been amused'
17 Aug 2017 06:41 GMT
Vessel will be powered by batteries as well as low-sulphur marine gas oil.

Shell ups LNG bunker supply capacity with barge charter
14 Aug 2017 09:13 GMT
Development follows Thursday's arrival of the LNG bunker vessel Cardissa in Rotterdam.

NYC's new fuel-efficient ferries transport 1m people in 86 days
08 Aug 2017 10:48 GMT
Launched in May, demand for NYC's first city-wide ferry system in over 100 years beats expectations.

Construction of LNG-fuelled sea cleaning vessel for Ulsan under way: source
04 Aug 2017 09:13 GMT
Project forms part of government strategy to develop LNG bunkering in South Korea.

Rolls-Royce tech selected to improve fuel economy of Antarctica cruise ship
04 Aug 2017 05:03 GMT
Rolls-Royce to equip an expeditionary cruise ship for Mystic Cruises.

First Europe-built dual-fuel tug features new nozzle with 'fuel savings of up to 10%'
03 Aug 2017 14:05 GMT
Schottel's SDV45 nozzle has been fitted on a ship for the first time.

Torm orders two bunker-saving resale tankers
03 Aug 2017 11:38 GMT
Fuel-efficient, medium-range (MR) vessels are scheduled to be delivered in Q3.

Germany's first LNG-fuelled research vessel to feature Wartsila technology
02 Aug 2017 14:47 GMT
Wartsila to supply engines, exhaust cleaning systems and LNGPac fuel storage, supply, and control system.

Wartsila to supply exhaust cleaning technology to Chinese research vessels
02 Aug 2017 13:44 GMT
COMRA vessels will be the first to operate Wartsila NOx Reducer systems.

LPG carrier with bunker-saving features delivered to Astomos
27 Jul 2017 13:05 GMT
Crystal River includes a number of features designed to optimize fuel economy.

NYK orders first scrubbers for two new bulk carriers
26 Jul 2017 10:25 GMT
Wartsila receives first scrubber order from a Japanese firm.

Samskip 'extremely pleased' to add two LNG-fuelled ships in Nor Lines takeover
26 Jul 2017 08:48 GMT
Logistics firm will be incorporating the general cargo ships Kvitnos and Kvitbjorn to its fleet.

Shell provides integrated lube solutions for world's biggest boxship
20 Jul 2017 10:27 GMT
Supplier appointed to provide lubricant solutions for the OOCL Hong Kong.

Maxum Petroleum extends bunker delivery capacity with largest barge to date
19 Jul 2017 11:38 GMT
The Global Pilot joins the company's other four barges currently servicing the US West Coast.

Disney Cruise Line orders LNG-fuelled ship
18 Jul 2017 10:28 GMT
135,000-grt vessel is expected to be completed in 2022.

Woodside aims to convert all OSVs to LNG by 2022
17 Jul 2017 05:51 GMT
Construction of LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax could start in 'later part of 2017, or early 2018'.

Woodside aims to convert all OSVs to LNG by 2022
17 Jul 2017 05:51 GMT
Construction of LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax could start in 'later part of 2017, or early 2018'.

PSV to be fitted with bunker-saving battery power
10 Jul 2017 07:53 GMT
Corvus Energy to provide lithium-ion-based energy storage system (ESS) to Farstad Shipping vessel.

Deltamarin signs contracts for LNG-fuelled ship with bunker-saving rotor sails
06 Jul 2017 11:14 GMT
New Viking Line vessel is said to be 10 percent more energy efficient than the Viking Grace.

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