A safe path to recycling compliance: DNV GL’s new guidance works to support shipowner decisions

(Jun 11 2020)

DNV GL, the world’s leading classification society, has launched a new guidance on recycling to help shipowners navigate a regulatory environment that is becoming increasingly complex.



Singapore’s first LNG bunkering vessel launches

(Jun 04 2020)

FueLNG, a joint venture between Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) and Shell Eastern Petroleum (Pte) Ltd, is pleased to announce the launch of Singapore’s first LNG bunkering vessel in Keppel Nantong Shipyard in China.



Leopard spotted on tanker at Alang ship recycling yard

(May 14 2020)

Workers on a ship anchored at ship recycling yard in Alang, Bhavnagar shocked to find leopard on the vessel.



KOTC takes delivery of Al Yamamah oil tanker

(Apr 02 2020)

The Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC) on Tuesday got delivery of the Al-Yamamah Oil Tanker from the South Korean Hyundai Mipo Dockyard ship builder.



Decision to build world's first two zero-emission electric propulsion tankers

(Apr 02 2020)

Asahi Tanker Co., Ltd. has decided to build the world's first two zero-emission electric propulsion tankers.



Samsung Heavy receives order to build three shuttle tankers

(Mar 12 2020)

Samsung Heavy Industries disclosed in a regulatory filing that it had won a contract to build three Suezmax shuttle tankers with an Asian ship owner on February 28, equivalent to USD 300 million (KRW 361 billion).



HMD wins order for 6 MR Tankers

(Mar 12 2020)

Hyundai Mipo Dockyard(HMD) has won orders for 6 mid-sized PCs(Product/Chemical Tankers).



DNV GL webinar on EU Ship Recycling Regulation and IHM

(Jan 16 2020)

DNV GL is running a free webinar on Jan 23rd about EU Ship Recycling Regulation and IHM (Inventory Hazardous Materials) – how to prepare for compliance



Shorter bulb for operational speed and draught

(Sep 02 2014)

Sea waves have a significant impact on the vessels’ fuel consumption and are therefore one of the ship designers’ biggest challenges.*



Keeping it simple

(Sep 02 2014)

The past few decades have seen many technical advances in marine tank gauging technology aimed at delivering greater efficiency and safety.



Polish shipyard to convert Jones Act product tanker

(May 01 2014)

OSG Ship Management (OSG), has passed the first hurdle with the USCG National Vessel Documentation Center’s (NVDC) determination, in its plan to convert the Jones Act Veteran Class MT-46 product tanker Overseas Tampa, at a Polish shipyard, writes Bri...



Navig8 newbuilding spree continues

(Mar 31 2014)

Navig8 Chemical Tankers has signed newbuilding contracts for the construction of two 25,000 dwt IMO II type eco-design stainless steel chemical tankers with Fukuoka Shipbuilding.



GulfNav hit by second award made against it

(Mar 21 2014)

A second London-based arbitration had gone against Gulf Navigation (GulfNav).



New US chemical tanker concern formed

(Mar 21 2014)

US-based Principal Maritime Management, a shipping company owned by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, has formed a new company to operate in the stainless steel chemical shipping sector.



Diamond S IPO pulled

(Mar 14 2014)

US-based investor Wilbur Ross has confirmed to Bloomberg that the initial public offering (IPO) for tanker concern Diamond S Shipping Group will not go ahead due to the suggested price being too low.




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