Shipping
"Heat recovery and machine learning can save fuel"
A study found that machine learning and waste heat recovery can save much of fuel consumption of ships. Linnaeus University of Sweden announced on December 19 that a new dissertation containing such ideas is now published. The author Fredrik A...
2018-12-21 08:32:55
Shell nets charter deal for LNGC sextet
Royal Dutch Shell turns out to have signed time charter deals with two shipowners for a total of six LNG carriers. According to TradeWinds and industrial sources, the two owners are TMS Cardiff Gas and Sovcomflot, which supply four and two uni...
2018-12-21 08:30:49
World Fuel Services expands bunker operations
Miami, Florida, US (December 14, 2018)  - World Fuel Services (WFS) announced a new US based physical bunker supply operation. Starting mid-January, WFS will be operational in the Columbia River, servicing Portland (OR), Vancouver (WA), Kala...
2018-12-20 08:28:33
KR to support eco-friendly port
The Korean Register of Shipping (KR) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Busan Port Authority (BPA) to set up 'the hydrogen-based and energy self-sufficient Busan Port' on December 18.  While environmental regulations incl...
2018-12-20 08:24:57
Thun Tankers focus on environmentally adapted tankers
On Saturday, December 15, the company Thun Tankers names the new, environmentally adapted tanker “Thun Evolve” in Groningen, Holland. The tanker will be long-term leased by Preem for deliveries to the company's depots and customers in Sweden,...
2018-12-19 08:27:21
Yara Marine expands to China
Yara Marine Technologies has officially opened its new office in Shanghai to meet increasing demand for exhaust gas cleaning systems for newbuilds and retrofit projects. “A large percentage of scrubber installations will be executed in the A...
2018-12-17 08:44:46
ADNOC completed LPG-Propylene co-loading
The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) announced it has safely completed the first co-loading of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) and Propylene onto the same vessel, which was docked in Ruwais, the United Arab Emirates (UAE).  Under norm...
2018-12-17 08:44:15
Containerships received LNG boxship
Containerships announced the delivery of its first LNG-powered container vessel, M/S Containerships Nord. She was delivered to Containerships at Wenchong Shipyard, China, on 12.12.2018. Containerships’ LNG-story started in 2013, when the dec...
2018-12-17 08:43:53
Indian operator to retrofit the fleet
Great Eastern Shipping (GE Shipping), a Shipping company of India is planning to invest up to $50m to retrofit its fleet for the next four years. The company CFO and Executive Director Shivakumar commented in an interview that it is spending a...
2018-12-17 08:34:56
"Korea to support over 60 NBs in 2019"
Minister of Oceans and Fisheries Kim Young-choon has recently noted that the number of new ships the Korean government will order in 2019 will reach a 60 level, up against this year.  During a press conference held on December 13, he comm...
2018-12-17 08:34:07
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