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Great Ships 2018: BP's British Partner

Dec 27, 2018

BP Shipping took delivery of British Partner, the first of a half dozen new 173,400 cu. m. capacity liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers to be delivered through 2018 and 2019 from the DSME shipyard in South Korea.  BP Shipping, which launched…

Avic Dingheng Shipyard Delivers LNG Vessel to Sirius Shipping

Dec 04, 2018

Swedish shipping company Sirius Shipping Sirius Shipping has taken delivery of its first 7999-dwt LNG-ready oil/chemical tanker Saturnus from the Avic  Dingheng Shipyard  in China.The Backman family- founded company said in a press release that…

First Wärtsilä 31 Retrofit for Norwegian Fishing Vessel

Nov 25, 2018

Norwegian fishing vessel Gardar is about to become the first fishing vessel to be retrofitted with a Wärtsilä 31 main engine, with significant improvements promised in both emissions and fuel consumption.'Wärtsilä will deliver its first ever Wärtsilä 31 engine retrofit to Gardar…

Sovcomflot Gets $149m Credit Facility for LNG Carrier

Nov 15, 2018

Russian maritime shipping company Sovcomflot has signed a new USD 149 million credit facility, for up to 10 years, with a consortium of three leading international banks, comprising: ING Bank, KfW IPEX-Bank GmbH, and Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank…

GE to Sell Portion of Stake in Baker Hughes

Nov 13, 2018

General Electric Co is selling a portion of its stake in oilfield services provider Baker Hughes, the U.S. industrial conglomerate said on Tuesday, its latest move to raise cash and repay debt.GE, which bought Baker Hughes in July 2017, has…

ExxonMobil Rolls-out New Antwerp Unit to Produce Marine Fuel

Nov 02, 2018

ExxonMobil has started operations of a new unit at its Antwerp refinery in Belgium to convert heavy, higher-sulfur residual oils into high-value transportation fuels such as marine gasoil and diesel.The new 50,000 barrel-per-day unit expands…

Sovcomflot's Lomonosov Prospect Transists Northern Sea Route on LNG

Oct 31, 2018

PAO Sovcomflot (SCF Group)'s large-capacity  LNG-fueled Aframax tanker Lomonosov Prospect has successfully completed its first commercial voyage along the Northern Sea Route (NSR) to deliver a cargo of petroleum products from the Republic of Korea to Northern Europe…

Stena Drilling Rig Gets an Engine Overhaul

Oct 29, 2018

The first phase of a new diesel engine maintenance and service program has been completed for vessels owned by international drilling contractors Stena Drilling, power specialist Royston said.Work on the Wartsila 16v25 No.3 generator on board…

Gagarin Prospect Performs Ship-to-Ship LNG Bunkering

Oct 22, 2018

The large-capacity Aframax tanker 'Gagarin Prospect', owned by Russia's SCF Group,  successfully implementated  construction and operation commencement  using LNG as the primary fuel.Konstantin G. Palnikov, Director General of Russian Maritime Register of Shipping…

MethaShip Project Projects Methanol as Future Fuel

Oct 22, 2018

The Methanol Institute has welcomed the findings of the MethaShip research project which has concluded that renewable Methanol offers a long term solution for the industry’s ambitious carbon emission reduction strategy.The MethaShip partners…

TOTE Touts 'LNG-as-Fuel' Experience

Oct 17, 2018

Build it and they will come mentality serves TOTE well on ‘world first’ LNG ContainershipsAs the marine industry collectively struggles to find solutions to the mounting mandates to cut emissions, U.S. owner TOTE, which broke ground three years ago with the world’s first LNG-fueled containership…

ExxonMobil Readies IMO 2020 Compliant Fuel

Oct 03, 2018

ExxonMobil said that all its International Maritime Organization (IMO) compliant 0.5% sulfur bunker fuels developed to date are residual grades.The oil giant  has also announced specification details and confirmed that the formulations are all compatible with each other…

Fire Breaks Out at Shell Chemical Plant in UK, Nearby Essar Refinery Unaffected

Aug 22, 2018

A fire which broke out at a Shell-owned chemical plant on the same site as Essar Oil UK's Stanlow refinery in northwestern England on Wednesday has been extinguished.Essar said that operations at its refinery were unaffected by the fire, the cause of which is currently unclear…

Zero Emission Ships: Comparing Fuel Choices

May 16, 2018

There's a new report out from the Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI) -- authorted by Lloyds Register (LR) and University Maritime Advisory Services (UMAS) -- that examines different fuel options and costs as increasingly the world's oceangoing fleet is pushed toward decarbonization…

Rolls-Royce Secures Milestone Order in China

May 09, 2018

Rolls-Royce has received its first order in china for series 4000 mtu engines fulfilling epa tier 4 final emissions regulations. Rolls-Royce key customer jereh petroleum equipment has ordered 16 engines of type 12v 4000 t95 for new fracturing pump equipment.

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