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  • 25 January 2021
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Mipo Dockyard has signed a sales and supply contract for two petrochemical product carriers worth KRW 80 billion ($72.7 million). The European company behind the order was not identified. Hyundai Mipo said in a regulatory filing that the ships are scheduled for delivery in 2022. The shipbuilder’s parent Korea Shipbuilding & […]

  • 22 January 2021
    Environment, Transition, Vessels

    Siem Car Carriers, specializing in the movement of new autos, roll on roll off (RO-RO) and project cargo, has welcomed Siem Aristotle, the second of two LNG-powered ships, to its fleet. The vessel is on her maiden voyage from Emden, Germany to North America. The ship has bunkered its first fuel, taking on over 800MT […]

  • 20 January 2021

    South Korean shipping company KSS Line has placed an order for a dual-fuel 91,000 cbm very large gas carrier (VLGC). The shipbuilding deal is worth KRW 87.6 billion ($ 79.5 million). The VLGC will be built by Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering’s subsidiaries Hyundai Heavy Industries and is set for delivery in 2022. The order is being […]

  • 15 January 2021
    Environment, Transition, Vessels

    Russian Shipbuilding Complex Zvezda has cut steel for the third MR-type product carrier operating on LNG as marine fuel ordered by the compatriot shipping major Sovcomflot in 2019. The 1B-ice class tanker will have a deadweight of about 50,000 tonnes, length of over 180 meters, width of over 32 meters and a draft of 13 […]

  • 12 January 2021
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    The newbuild tanker Global Star has been charted to energy giant Shell.

  • 8 January 2021
    Certification & Classification, Innovation, Vessels

    The Korean Register (KR) has awarded Approval In Principle (AIP) for an LNG carrier with a prismatic IMO type-B tank built by Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD). The ship is a small to medium-sized LNG carrier with a B-type cargo tank developed as a result of a technical collaboration project between KR and HMD, which began […]

  • 7 January 2021
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Collaboration, Vessels

    United Arab Chemical Carriers Limited (UACC), the Dubai-headquartered international shipping company, has entered into a definitive merger agreement to be acquired by United Overseas Group Ltd, a company controlled by Peter Georgiopoulos and Leonidas Vrondissis. The transaction is structured as a reverse triangular merger, which will be the first such merger under the Companies Law […]

  • 5 January 2021
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    The year-end order boom doesn’t seem to have finished for South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) as it secured another LNG carrier order on 5 January 2021.

  • 4 January 2021
    Environment, Transition, Vessels

    Japanese shipping major Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) expects its first LNG-powered vessel to be delivered this year as the company increases focus on utilizing LNG as fuel. The LNG-fuelled car carrier was launched at Tadotsu Shipyard, part of Imabari Shipbuilding Group, in July 2020, shortly after receiving its LNG tanks. The 73,800 GT ship […]

  • 29 December 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    South Korean shipping company Pan Ocean is looking to expand its LNG shipping business with a new order.

  • 24 December 2020
    Business developments & projects, Infrastructure, Vessels

    In the last few days of December 2020, South Korean shipbuilders are witnessing a surge in liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier orders.

  • 22 December 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    French liquefied natural gas containment specialist GTT has been contracted to design tanks for four LNG carriers.

  • 16 December 2020
    Business developments & projects, Certification & Classification, Equipment, Infrastructure, Project & Tenders, Regulation & policy, Technology, Vessels

    Lloyd’s Register (LR) has awarded approval in principle to a Hyundai Mipo Dockyard for 30,000 cbm LNG carrier a prismatic with IMO type B tank.

  • 16 December 2020
    Certification & Classification, Collaboration, Innovation, Regulation & policy, Research & Development, Vessels, Vision

    DNV GL has awarded an Approval in Principle (AIP) to Daehan Shipbuilding (DHSC) for a new design of small-size LPG carriers in the range of 5,000-7,000 dwt.  Prior to the AIP, DHSC and DNV GL had teamed up in a joint development project (JDP) on small-size LPG carriers using LPG as dual fuel. While DHSC worked to develop new vessel […]

  • 10 December 2020

    Japanese shipowner Mitsui O.S.K. Lines has reached a coal transport deal with Tohoku Electric Power Co., using a coal carrier equipped with a hard sail wind power propulsion system, also known as the Wind Challenger. Construction of the vessel will start at Oshima Shipbuilding aiming to start operation in 2022. The introduction of the Wind […]

  • 8 December 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    French liquefied natural gas containment systems specialist GTT has been contracted to deliver tank designs for two LNG carrier newbuilds.

  • 8 December 2020
    Regulation & policy, Rules & Regulation

    The Korean Register (KR) has developed new class rules revising the existing structural rules for membrane-type LNG carriers. The new class rules apply the concept of EDW (Equivalent Design Wave) based on direct load analysis to determine structural arrangements and scantling that meet the structural strength, buckling and fatigue strength criteria for various load scenarios, […]

  • 2 December 2020
    Authorities & Government, Environment, Regulation & policy, Rules & Regulation, Vessels

    Pacific Carriers Limited (PCL), a Singapore-based company whose subsidiaries are engaged in international shipping, was fined $12 million for concealing illegal discharges of oily water and garbage and a hazardous condition. On December 1, the company pleaded guilty before the U.S. federal court in New Bern, North Carolina to violations of the Act to Prevent […]

  • 25 November 2020
    Transition, Vessels

    Dutch Damen Shipyards Group has recently completed a conversion project for Norwegian company Eidsvaag. Following a tender procedure, Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam (DSAm) converted a former platform supply vessel into a fish feed carrier, named Eidsvaag Opal. Amongst other things, Damen was required to extend the vessel by 5 metres. This involved the yard cutting the […]

  • 18 November 2020
    Business developments & projects, Project & Tenders

    Dunkerque LNG, the operator of the Dunkirk import facility has completed the adaptation of its jetty to accommodate small-scale LNG vessels.

  • 17 November 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Korean shipbuilding heavyweights have amassed over $1.06 billion in crude carrier orders in a single day having reported shipbuilding contracts for a total of 13 newbuilds. Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering has won orders for ten 300,000 ton very large crude carriers (VLCCs) worth $890 million (KRW 985.7 billion), the shipbuilder said on Tuesday. The […]

  • 16 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Joint venture companies belonging to Sovcomflot, NYK Line and Samudera, have secured a $155 million loan to finance an LNG carrier pair.

  • 6 November 2020
    Authorities & Government, Collaboration

    Bahri, a national shipping carrier of Saudi Arabia, has signed a five-year framework agreement with Saudi Arabia’s Presidency of State Security (PSS), the country’s security body.

  • 4 November 2020
    Business developments & projects, Infrastructure, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Japanese shipping major Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), signed charter agreements for three icebreaking LNG carriers.

  • 3 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Taiwanese shipping company Wisdom Marine Lines has decided to expand its fleet with a new liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier.