Launch of ABS-Classed Jiangnan Bluebonnet VLEC

(Sep 16 2021)

The world's first IMO Type B Very Large Ethane Carrier (VLEC), the ABS-Classed Pacific Ineos Belstaff, has been launched at Jiangnan Shipyard.



Trelleborg – specialist hoses for chemical tankers

(Sep 02 2021)

Swedish polymers specialist Trelleborg makes equipment for ship to shore transfer of specialist cargoes. This case study explains how its hoses were used for sulphuric acid transfer in Peru.



Shuttle tanker Timofey Guzhenko delivers 80-millionth tonne of crude oil from the Varandey project

(Aug 12 2021)

On 7 August 2021, the Arctic shuttle tanker Timofey Guzhenko discharged at the port of Murmansk the milestone 80-millionth tonne of crude oil shipped from the Varandey oil terminal operated by LUKOIL.



Q88 LLC launches Phosphoric Acid / Stainless Steel Compatibility Calculation Tool

(Aug 10 2021)

Q88 LLC, a global provider of SaaS technology to the maritime industry, launches a new Stainless Steel/Phosphoric Acid Compatibility Calculation Tool within Milbros solution.



Phillips 66 supertanker makes historic voyage to Immingham Port, UK

(Jul 09 2021)

The Clipper Freeport - a VLGC (Very Large Gas Carrier which can carry approx. 44,000 mts of LPG) carrying LPG from the Phillips 66 Freeport LPG Export Terminal on the Gulf of Mexico, recently docked at Immingham Port on England's east coast.



Wärtsilä secures AiP for liquid CO2 Carriers

(May 05 2021)

The technology group Wärtsilä has conducted a study on the systems and solutions required for Liquid CO2 Carrier (LCO2) vessels.



Houston: LPG tanker’s speed a factor in 2019 LPG collision with Kirby tank barge

(Apr 01 2021)

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has issued its report on the May 10, 2019, incident in which the LPG carrier Genesis River collided with a 297 foot long tank barge being pushed ahead by the 69 foot long Kirby Inland Marine towing vess...



Safe sea transport of liquefied gas thanks to further development of the SAACKE GCU evo

(Feb 11 2021)

SAACKE Marine Systems is breaking new ground in methane combustion on LNG tankers. After just under a year of development and engineering, the company is presenting its new product - the GCU evo.



Liquid cargo storage – an insurer’s perspective

(Feb 04 2021)

Low oil prices have encouraged many owners to use vessels for medium- to long-term floating storage – but a number of issues arise from an insurance / risk management perspective. By Rod MacLennan, master mariner and loss prevention executive, North ...



Sarawak minister urges Putrajaya to allow single hull to operate in rivers and coastal waters

(Dec 03 2020)

The Sarawak Ministry of Transport has appealed to the federal Transport Ministry to allow registered single hull, single bottom tanker ships to operate in the coastal waters and rivers of Sarawak.



Monjasa acquires Golden-Agri Stena tanker for Middle East operations

(Nov 26 2020)

Oil and shipping group, Monjasa, acquires the oil and chemical tanker Monjasa Server (9,600-dwt) from Golden-Agri Stena.



EM&I to hold ‘live’ online demonstrations of their ‘NoMan’

(Nov 19 2020)

Remote surveys are quickly becoming the ‘new norm’ and EM&I have now extended this capability to ‘showcase’ new technology without the need to be there physically.



Venezuela sends two more of its own oil tankers to deliver exports

(Oct 08 2020)

Two Venezuela-owned oil tankers are crossing the Atlantic Ocean jointly carrying about 1.2 million barrels of heavy crude, vessel tracking data from Refinitiv Eikon showed on Tuesday.



Indian Coast Guard escorts immobile oil tanker MT New Diamond to Fujairah Port in UAE

(Oct 08 2020)

Three Indian Coast Guard ships are escorting damaged MT New Diamond, as it is being towed away from the Sri Lankan Coast to the Fujairah Port in the United Arab Emirates.




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Aug-Sept 2021

Sea Cargo Charter - ship recycling - CO2 from tank cleaning - fixing damaged propeller blades