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US$80M escort tug newbuilding campaign completed

Brazil

Brazilian towage group Starnav has completed its latest tug newbuilding campaign to bolster its fleet capabilities in South America portsDetroit shipyard in Itajaí, Santa Catarina, has built eight...

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Flush Decked Barges For Energy Logistics

United Kingdom

Netherlands shipyard TABmarine has announced a contract for the new building of two flattop barges for UK based Osprey Ltd., a heavy transport and offshore energy logistics company.The barges are...

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Flex LNG newbuild heads out to sea trials

South Korea, Korea, Democratic People's Republic of

LNG shipping company Flex LNG said its newbuild carrier Flex Artemis, under construction at DSME in South Korea, is ready for sea trials. The company noted in its brief post through social media...

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Keppel launches second Avenir LNG carrier

China

Keppel Nantong Shipyard in China has recently launched the second liquefied natural gas vessel for small-scale player Avenir LNG.The 7500 cubic meter LNG carrier with a ship-to-ship bunkering...

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VIDEO: Drone start-up makes its first commercial delivery to ship

Singapore

Nicolas Ang, CEO of F-drones: “Besides being efficient, delivery drones can also reduce unnecessary human contact amid the COVID-19 pandemic.”Nicolas Ang, CEO of F-drones: “Besides being...

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2020 Bulkers delays delivery of two newbuildings

Norway

Norwegian shipowner 2020 Bulkers has pushed the delivery dates for the last two of its scrubber-fitted newbuilding bulkers for the first half of June 2020. The two 208,000 dwt Newcastlemaxes are...

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Fjord Shipping opts for GEA BallastMaster marineX

Norway

Norwegian company Fjord Shipping has entered into a deal with German technology group GEA to equip one of its vessels with GEA BallastMaster marineX.The ship in question is a small oil and chemical...

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Eco Marine Power to look into installation of its zero-emission solution onto an LR2 tanker

Japan

The Japanese technology firm Eco Marine Power has launched a feasibility study into the installation of its zero-emission power and propulsion system onto an LR2 tanker.The system is known as...

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Kairos bunkers DEME’s LNG dredger at Brunsbüttel

Germany

Hamburg-based Nauticor said its bunker vessel Kairos completed the bunkering of DEME’s LNG-fueled dredged Scheldt River.The operation was completed at the Brunsbüttel port, with Nauticor cooperating...

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Hudong delivers Total-chartered LNG bunker vessel

China

China’s Hudong Zhonghua shipyard has delivered the first LNG bunker vessel Total chartered from MOL to serve its CMA-CGM supply deal. The shipyard noted that the vessel is currently the world’s...

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KenzFigee to provide pipe handling cranes for two Spliethoff newbuilds

Netherlands

Dutch offshore lifting equipment provider KenzFigee has been awarded a contract by Amsterdam-based shipping company Spliethoff for the delivery of pipe handling gantry cranes for their two newbuild...

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Vale to phase out 25 converted VLOCs

Brazil

Brazilian miner Vale has decided to phase out the 25 very large ore carriers that were converted from very large crude carriers following numerous technical flaws on the ships.The ships would be...

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CSSC inks deal for 12 LR2 dual-fuel tankers

China

Chinese shipbuilding giant China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) has won a deal for the construction of twelve dual-fuel tankers.The order was booked by Bank of Communications Financial...

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VIDEO: Stena Bulk trials 100% biofuel in MR tanker

Finland

The 49,646 dwt Stena Bulk MR tanker Stena Immortal ran on 100% biofuel during a recent 10-day sea trial. The tanker received the first delivery of GoodFuels Bio Fuel Oil during a call at the Port...

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Ineos takes delivery of giant Rhine gas barges

United Kingdom

London-headquartered Ineos Trading & Shipping has taken delivery of three of four new barges that will be the largest gas barges operating on the River Rhine and the first to be fully built to...