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Home » News » Vessel News - Q4 2017

Vessel News - Q4 2017

World's first mass-produced, dual-use USV requires bunkers every two days
27 Dec 2017 15:42 GMT
Can be used as a regular vessel or operated remotely.

Balearia's first bunker-saving 'eco fast' ferry in operation
27 Dec 2017 10:13 GMT
The Eco Aqua starts operating between Ibiza and Formentera.

North Sea Giant to become first large OSV with energy storage retrofit
22 Dec 2017 10:15 GMT
Ship to be fitted with system that cuts bunker consumption, operating costs and emissions.

Eesti Gaas diversifies sourcing, eyes LNG terminal or bunker vessel
19 Dec 2017 16:05 GMT
Inks accord with Klaipedos Nafta, plans LNG terminal or delivery barge to meet demand.

Damen wins contract to convert dredger to LNG
15 Dec 2017 14:03 GMT
Conversion will be first of its kind in Europe.

Engines 'in better shape' with LNG bunkers: Viking Grace engineer
15 Dec 2017 11:28 GMT
Engineer notes improvement compared to ships running on regular fuel.

Brittany Ferries secures financing for LNG-fuelled ferry newbuild
13 Dec 2017 13:25 GMT
Ferry operator will be first to receive financing under the EIB's EUR 750m Green Shipping Guarantee programme.

Antwerp backs construction of five zero-emission barges
11 Dec 2017 13:14 GMT
Port to invest in the construction of hybrid, zero-emission barges as part of EUR 1.4m project.

ME-GI/ME-LGI dual-fuel engines reach 100,000 operating hours
07 Dec 2017 14:33 GMT
Teekay praises dual-fuel technology and collaboration with MAN Diesel & Turbo.

Classification contract signed for CMA CGM's nine LNG-fuelled boxships
05 Dec 2017 12:12 GMT
Two Chinese shipyards ink contract with certification agency Bureau Veritas.

One-year countdown: world's first fully LNG-fuelled cruise ship to set sail in Dec 2018
01 Dec 2017 16:07 GMT
The AIDAnova is due to depart for the Canary Islands on Dec 2 next year.

Caterpillar in tie-up with Sanmar Shipyards to build hybrid tug
30 Nov 2017 15:41 GMT
Project to use Caterpillar's patented AVD system to improve fuel efficiency and vessel performance.

Corvus wins contract for new all-electric, battery-powered ferry
30 Nov 2017 14:45 GMT
All-electric ferry to be equipped with a 2.9MWh Orca Energy ESS to power all vessel operations.

New research project targets emission-free ferries
29 Nov 2017 14:53 GMT
Initiative involves Color Line, Norled, Rolls-Royce and the Norwegian Coastal Administration.

Teekay Offshore orders another two LNG-fuelled shuttle tankers
29 Nov 2017 13:23 GMT
Purchase commitment follows the company's previous order for two LNG-powered Shuttle Spirit tankers in July.

Wartsila to equip Shell's new LNG bunker barge
28 Nov 2017 14:51 GMT
Scope of products and solutions includes Wartsila's LNG cargo storage, handling, and control system.

First vessel bunkered with LNG in Singapore arrives in Cameroon
27 Nov 2017 13:35 GMT
Vessel to be used for the development of the Kribi offshore fields.

Finnlines lengthens first vessel in new fuel efficiency programme
24 Nov 2017 11:27 GMT
Vessel lengthening initiative is designed to improve the energy efficiency of Finnlines' fleet.

UK's first LNG-fuelled passenger ferry launched in Glasgow
23 Nov 2017 12:02 GMT
The MV Glen Sannox is able to operate on both LNG and MGO.

UK's first LNG-fuelled passenger ferry launched in Glasgow
23 Nov 2017 12:02 GMT
The MV Glen Sannox is able to operate on both LNG and MGO.

Debmarine Namibia inks MoU to build bunker-saving mining vessel
21 Nov 2017 15:18 GMT
Vessel designed according to ECO class notation, with a particular focus on low fuel consumption.

Viking Line ferry will be first to use dual-fuel version of world's most efficient four-stroke diesel engine
21 Nov 2017 11:29 GMT
Ferry will be powered by six 31DF engines running mainly on LNG.

VLCC with '20%' bunker savings delivered to K Line
17 Nov 2017 13:55 GMT
11,000-dwt Kisogawa delivered in China.

Singapore updates restrictions on selling bunkers to North Korean ships
15 Nov 2017 14:35 GMT
Singaporeans cannot provide bunkering services to North Korean ships under certain circumstances.

Exxon launches used oil analysis service to improve equipment reliability and cut downtime
14 Nov 2017 16:55 GMT
Mobile-enabled service monitors oil condition and assesses equipment health.

Bunker-saving ferry launched for Seychelles operator
14 Nov 2017 12:39 GMT
The Isle of La Digue is said to have demonstrated a six percent fuel saving during sea trials.

WinGD engines to power CMA CGM's LNG-fuelled boxships
13 Nov 2017 11:53 GMT
92DF engines are said to be the most powerful gas and dual-fuel engines ever built.

Three Wes Amelie sister ships to undergo dual-fuel conversion
10 Nov 2017 14:40 GMT
Wessels Reederei and MAN Diesel & Turbo sign letter of intent for conversion of boxships.

TOTE to convert MAN engines to LNG
10 Nov 2017 10:22 GMT
North Star and Midnight Sun to be retrofitted in 'largest LNG conversion in North America'.

Shell inks deal with Carnival to bunker North America's first fully LNG-powered cruise ships
08 Nov 2017 13:47 GMT
Opportunity for firms to also collaborate on LNG bunker deliveries for future ships.

Bureau Veritas to class CMA CGM's nine LNG-powered boxships
08 Nov 2017 11:26 GMT
Certification agency was involved in checking the feasibility of the bunker tank design.

GTT to design tanks for CMA CGM's nine LNG-fuelled ULCVs
08 Nov 2017 09:23 GMT
CEO says project 'marks the adoption of clean fuels' by the boxship sector.

CMA CGM to build nine LNG-fuelled ULCVs in 'technological breakthrough'
07 Nov 2017 12:56 GMT
CEO Rodolphe Saade says move is a 'bold decision'.

Monjasa secures floating storage for West Africa in 'pioneering move'
06 Nov 2017 14:28 GMT
119,000-dwt tanker will be Monjasa's largest when it joins on a time charter basis next month.

Titan LNG performs first simultaneous two-truck delivery in Rotterdam
03 Nov 2017 14:47 GMT
Downtime of the vessel, Wes Amelie, was reduced as two trucks discharged via one bunkering hose.

Balearia launches first of four bunker-saving 'eco fast' ferries
03 Nov 2017 12:50 GMT
President, Adolfo Utor, lauds energy efficiency of new ships.

Gothenburg completes first LNG bunkering while loading
31 Oct 2017 09:20 GMT
Milestone delivery follows the port's maiden ship-to-ship supply of LNG at quayside.

Skangas performs first small-scale LNG loading at Melkoya Island
27 Oct 2017 14:38 GMT
LNG cargo was supplied to the Skangas-chartered Coral Energy.

Swedish port Trelleborg inaugurates shore power installation
25 Oct 2017 10:07 GMT
Two Stena Line ferries will hook up to electricity during calls at the south coast port.

K Line holds naming ceremony for bunker-saving LNGC
24 Oct 2017 10:55 GMT
Sayaendo-series ship includes a continuous cover integrated with the ship's hull to reduce fuel consumption.

Corvus to power first hybrid fish farm processing vessel
23 Oct 2017 09:34 GMT
Orca Energy ESS to supply electrical power to Hav Line ship's propulsion system.

Second large LNG-powered bulker launched for ESL Shipping
20 Oct 2017 15:43 GMT
Haaga and sister vessel Viikki are due to start operating in the Baltic Sea in H1 2018.

Europe's first LNG bunkering pontoon enters construction phase
19 Oct 2017 10:15 GMT
Kooiman Marine Group leads construction consortium.

NCL completes scrubber retrofits for two cruise ships
19 Oct 2017 08:45 GMT
The Norwegian Jade and Norwegian Sun both had five exhaust gas cleaning systems installed.

Wartsila to supply dual-fuel 34DF engines for four LNGCs
18 Oct 2017 12:21 GMT
Delivery of the engines is slated to commence in the second half of 2018.

Bunker-saving Azipod propulsion ordered for LNG-powered Viking Line ferry
09 Oct 2017 12:14 GMT
Ship expected to be 'the most efficient cruise ferry operating in the Baltic, if not the world'.

Coralius performs its first Gothenburg LNG bunker delivery
05 Oct 2017 08:44 GMT
First Europe-built LNG bunker vessel supplies Ternsund tanker at Swedish port.

Naming ceremony held for DEME's second LNG-fuelled dredger
02 Oct 2017 11:03 GMT
DEME vessel named in official ceremony held in Belgium.

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