Coast Guard News

October 30, 2020
The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with UK-based Anemoi Marine Technologies for the future sales and servicing of rotor sail solutions to the shipping industry. Rotor sails, also referred to as ‘flettner rotors’, are comprised of vertical cylinders which, when driven to rotate, harness the renewable power of the wind to propel ships. ... [Read More]
October 29, 2020
Avenir LNG said its recently delivered LBV Avenir Advantage has been delivered to its owner, Future Horizon. ... [Read More]
October 29, 2020
French liquefied natural gas containment systems specialist GTT has secured a new order for its tank design. ... [Read More]
October 29, 2020
Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) has classed India’s first FSRU marking a milestone in India’s energy shift towards natural gas. ... [Read More]
October 29, 2020
Maersk Launceston, a Madeira flagged containership, collided with the Hellenic Navy minesweeper HS Kallisto (M63) in the Saronic Gulf, off the Greek Port of Piraeus, on 27 October. The 4,500 TEU boxship, owned by Germany’s John T. Essberger Group, was on its way from Piraeus to the Turkish port of Canakkale when it rammed into the naval vessel, cutting it into two. Maersk Launceston suffered no obvious damages while HS Kallisto reported water ingress and tilted heavily on its starboard side, according to VesselsValue. ... [Read More]
October 29, 2020
The Republic of Korea and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) have signed an agreement to establish a four-year training programme to support developing states to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from shipping. The creation of a new training programme coincided with South Korea’s carbon neutrality pledge announcement. ... [Read More]
October 29, 2020
The Republic of Korea and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) have signed an agreement to establish a four-year training programme to support developing states to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from shipping. The creation of a new training programme coincided with South Korea’s carbon neutrality pledge announcement. ... [Read More]
October 29, 2020
Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) has classed India’s first FSRU marking a milestone in India’s energy shift towards natural gas. ... [Read More]
October 29, 2020
As a powerful partner of the maritime industry, Liebherr Components offers ideal solutions for a wide range of requirements. Components by Liebherr are specifically designed and produced for use in maritime onshore and offshore applications. For many years, gearboxes, winches and slewing bearings have been successfully used in dredgers, offshore winches, ships, offshore and container cranes as well as in propulsion systems.... [Read More]
October 29, 2020
With the energy transition well underway not only in the energy production area, but in almost all other industries, the shipping sector also needs to be looking at what fuels will be used to power the ships in the near future. Naval Architect Harry Linskens from DEKC Maritime has discussed efficient and future-proof cargo ships from the perspective of his company, which is exploring and determining how to maximise energy flexibility while also minimising energy requirements. ... [Read More]
October 28, 2020
Food corporation Cargill and design and engineering consultancy services provider BAR Technologies have embarked on a strategic project with naval architect Deltamarin to bring wind propulsion technology to commercial shipping. ... [Read More]
October 28, 2020
Food corporation Cargill and design and engineering consultancy services provider BAR Technologies have embarked on a strategic project with naval architect Deltamarin to bring wind propulsion technology to commercial shipping. ... [Read More]
October 28, 2020
On 2 November 2020, it will be 500 days since the last very large crude carrier (VLCC) left active service when it went on its final journey from Jeddah to Bangladesh for dismantling, according to BIMCO, the world’s largest shipowner association. The 1999-built Watban was owned by Bahri, the national shipping carrier of Saudi Arabia, data provided by VesselsValue’s shows. Sold at $440 per ldt, the Japanese built Watban contained a lot of steel and brought $20.8 million to its owners. ... [Read More]
October 28, 2020
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) revealed plans to double the number of liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunker suppliers by February 2021. On 28 October 2020, MPA launched a request for proposal (RFP) for companies seeking to supply LNG bunker in the Port of Singapore. As informed, MPA will issue up to two additional LNG bunker supplier licences to support growing demand for LNG bunker in the Port of Singapore.... [Read More]
October 28, 2020
17:00 It’s a wrap! Coert van Zijll Langhout, Managing Director of Navingo BV, and Anne Visser, Director of Operations at Navingo BV, in the company of our event moderator Eva Brouwer, have closed the Offshore Energy 2020 and Navingo Career 2020 events. After two days packed with interesting sessions, talk shows, interviews, and even more interesting expert speakers, it is safe to say our first virtual edition was a success. ... [Read More]
October 28, 2020
Novatek, Russia’s largest independent natural gas producer, has signed long-term charter deals for six Arc7 ice-class LNG tankers. ... [Read More]
October 28, 2020
Japanese shipping major Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) has taken delivery of Sakura Leader, the first large LNG-fueled pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) built in Japan. ... [Read More]
October 28, 2020
In its bid to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in maritime transportation, Total has chartered four LNG-fueled Aframax-type vessels. ... [Read More]
October 28, 2020
First digital edition sees thousands of participants join in live talks shows, interviews and showcases ... [Read More]

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