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  • 14 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Leading classification society ClassNK released new Guidelines on the Welding of Duplex Stainless Steels. The guidelines have been developed to help shipyards safely and effectively make use of new duplex steels that are increasingly being used in the construction of cargo tanks for chemical carriers. Duplex stainless steel has a two-phase microstructure containing grains of […]

  • 28 May 2010
    Research & Development

    Shanxi-based Chinese steelmaker Taiyuan Stainless Steel has recently made a breakthrough in the development of phosphorus removal technology in stainless steel containing nine percent nickel, reducing phosphorus content to 0.0014 percent at the lowest. Stainless steel containing nine percent nickel, which is specifically used for liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanks, features greater ductility in low-temperature […]

  • 14 January 2014

    ClassNK has released new Guidelines on the Welding of Duplex Stainless Steels. The guidelines have been developed to help shipyards safely and effectively make use of new duplex steels that are increasingly being used in the construction of cargo tanks for chemical carriers. Duplex stainless steel has a two-phase microstructure containing grains of both ferritic […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The world’s first chemical tanker to use a combination of duplex stainless steel and stainless clad steel in the construction of its cargo tanks was successfully delivered to Oita-based Hiro Naviera S.A. on 15 November 2014 by Usuki Shipyard Co., Ltd, ClassNK said. The application of the duplex steels in the vessel’s cargo tanks was […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Chemical shipping company Navig8 Chemical Tankers has secured financing for its remaining two 25,000 dwt stainless steel chemical tanker newbuildings. Namely, the company entered into a USD 54.3 million secured loan facility to finance the two vessels, which are currently under construction at Japan’s Kitanihon Shipbuilding. Navig8 Chemical Tankers said that the loan facility covers approximately 65% of […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Copenhagen-based ship owner Celsius Shipping has ordered four more chemical tankers from China’s shipbuilder Nantong Mingde Heavy Industry. The contract for four 24,600 DWT stainless steel tankers was signed on March 3rd, the company’s COO Niels Stig Christensen confirmed to World Maritime News. The contract brings the company’s orderbook to a total of 14 chemical tankers of about […]

  • 27 March 2013

    Leading classification society ClassNK announced today that it has approved the first application of duplex stainless steel (NSSC®2120) on vessels in Japan. Tankers built by the Japanese shipyards Sasaki Shipbuilding Co., Ltd and Hakata Shipbuilding Co., Ltd were applied with the duplex stainless steel, which was manufactured by Nippon Steel & Sumikin Stainless Steel Corporation. […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Leading classification society ClassNK announced today that it has approved the first application of duplex stainless steel (NSSC®2120) on vessels in Japan. Tankers built by the Japanese shipyards Sasaki Shipbuilding Co., Ltd and Hakata Shipbuilding Co., Ltd were applied with the duplex stainless steel, which was manufactured by Nippon Steel & Sumikin Stainless Steel Corporation. […]

  • 1 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian Odfjell has officially signed contracts for the construction of a series of four chemical tankers with stainless steel cargo tanks at China Shipbuilding Trading and Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding. Featuring 49,000 dwt and a cargo capacity of 54,600 cbm, these vessels are said to be the world’s largest stainless steel chemical tankers. The first newbuilding is expected to […]

  • 6 June 2011

    Hellbergs has launched a new A60 fire rated door model, the Hellbergs M8-GD. The door model is a combination of our two door models Hellbergs M8-D and Hellbergs M8-G. Company uses the same sealing solution as for our model Hellbergs M8-G with proper adjustments made for a double leaf door. As standard the non-active door […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian shipping and tank terminal company Odfjell has signed a Term Sheet with Chemical Transportation Group (CTG) to purchase the last five stainless steel newbuildings. The ships are a part of a newbuilding order of ten 25,000 dwt vessels with 24 stainless steel tanks, under construction at Chinese shipbuilder AVIC Dingheng. With these additions, Odfjell and CTG will form […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Navig8 Chemical Tankers, a joint venture between the Navig8 Group and Oaktree Capital Management, has taken delivery of the Navig8 Saiph, a 25,000 dwt stainless steel chemical tanker, from Japanese shipbuilder Kitanihon Shipbuilding. The Navig8 Saiph is the fifth of six vessels ordered by the company from Kitanihon. In addition, the tanker is the first of […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bermuda-based chemical tanker owner and operator Team Tankers International has fully executed its previously announced exit from the deep sea stainless steel vessel class during the second quarter of 2016. Namely, during the quarter, the company completed the sale of the Sichem Contester, a 19,822 dwt stainless steel ship and agreed to sell the Sichem Edinburgh, a 13,153 dwt […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Chemical shipping company Navig8 Chemical Tankers Inc. has expanded its fleet with its newest addition, the 25,000 dwt stainless steel chemical tanker Navig8 Sky. The newbuilding was delivered from Japanese shipbuilder Kitanihon Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. Navig8 Sky is the second of six vessels contracted at Kitanihon to be delivered to the company. It is also the second and last vessel […]

  • 6 March 2014

    Imabari Shipbuilding Ltd. has completed the take over of the Koyo Dockyard Co., Ltd. As a result of the merger, ex-Koyo Dockyard had to change its name to Hiroshima Shipyard of Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. The shipyard specializes in building chemical tankers made of stainless steel. The knowledge and processing technology of the yard concerning stainless steel […]

  • 25 January 2011
    Project & Tenders

    Sungwon Pipe Co. Ltd., Korea’s leading provider of stainless steel pipes, announced several newly signed development contracts for 2011, spanning various industries and sectors across domestic and international markets. Domestically, Samsung C&T Corporation has announced two projects which will require the use of Sungwon Pipe’s stainless steel pipes in a semiconductor park project estimated to […]

  • 13 November 2012

    Allard-Europe N.V. has successfully cast parts with a pouring weight of 12 tons and sections up to 300 mm in duplex stainless steel. By means of a balanced analysis and an optimized heat treatment, Allard-Europe is able to achieve the typical 50/50 ferrite-austenite microstructure in the cast parts. This special microstructure combines the best of […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Odfjell has welcomed a 25,000 dwt stainless steel chemical tanker, Bow Platinum, into its fleet.

  • 22 January 2013

    The new DTX® anchor fills the gap between Lewmar’s existing galvanised and stainless anchors, allowing boat owners and builders to specify a stainless steel anchor for a significantly reduced outlay. Made from 316 stainless steel, the DTX® anchors feature exceptional anti-corrosion performance along with the enhanced aesthetics that stainless anchors offer. Utilising lead ballast encapsulated […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The biggest stainless steel chemical tanker ever built by Mingde Heavy Industry was named successfully on the afternoon of September 25th 2013. Godmother Mrs. Aas named the new ship as “JO LOTUS”. Mr. Ji Fenghua, the Chairman of Mingde Group, and Mr. Odfjell, the owner of Jo Tankers AS, gave their speeches at the ceremony. […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Chemical shipping company Navig8 Chemical Tankers Inc. has taken delivery of its first stainless steel chemical tanker, the Navig8 Sirius, from Japanese shipbuilder Kitanihon Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. Featuring 25,000 dwt, the Navig8 Sirius is the first of six vessels contracted at Kitanihon to be delivered to the company. The Navig8 Sirius will be entered into and operated in Navig8 Group’s […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Equipment

    Sandvik has received the first large scale stainless steel umbilical tube order in Brazil pre-salt Mero oil field. The order consists of over 500 kilometers of Sandvik’s super duplex Sandvik SAF 2507 stainless steel umbilical tubes encapsulated by Prysmian Group. Sandvik SAF 2507 is an austenitic-ferritic stainless steel that performs well in highly corrosive conditions. […]