MAN Energy Solutions makes agreement with STX

(May 12 2022)

MAN Energy Solutions has signed a cooperation agreement with STX Heavy Industries Co., Ltd., to deliver its three EEXI (Energy Efficiency eXisting ship Index) solutions to MAN B&W-branded low-speed engines manufactured by STX HI.



Thun Tankers orders two resource efficient coastal tankers

(May 12 2022)

Thun Tankers have placed an order for two 7999 mts dwt tankers. The ordered “R-Class” vessels are a further development of Thuns’ existing vessels. Focus on resource efficiency, environmental responsibility and logistical reliability has been key in ...



New booster pump: A solution for the future

(May 12 2022)

The NMB200F booster pump has been made for a future where high-pressure suction solutions must be available for VLGC and VLECs.



Oil tanker owner, operator fined $3 million for pollution crimes

(May 12 2022)

Liquimar Tankers Management Services Inc. and Evridiki Navigation Inc. were sentenced to a total of $3 million in criminal fines and a five-year probation period after being convicted in Delaware on charges of violating the Act to Prevent Pollution f...



Furetank releases the very first sustainability report

(May 12 2022)

We are proud to release the very first Furetank sustainability report, summing up all of our green efforts during 2021.



Svanehøj to supply pumps for Northern Lights CO2 carriers

(May 05 2022)

The Danish marine pumps specialist has been awarded a contract to supply pump systems for two CO2 carriers that will transport liquid CO2 to the Northern Lights storage facilities in Norway.



New biofuels partnerships and first supply in the Middle East

(May 05 2022)

Oil and shipping group, Monjasa, has successfully completed its first blending and supply of marine biofuels in the UAE.



Tunisia: Sunken tanker contained no fuel.

(Apr 29 2022)

A commercial tanker that sank off the Tunisian coast and and was believed to be holding 750 tons of diesel fuel in fact held no fuel at all, according to Tunisian naval officials.



Furetank implements innovative systems protecting underwater environment

(Apr 29 2022)

Many onboard and underwater systems are traditionally based on chemicals that are inevitably released to the oceans to some extent. With the VINGA vessel series, Furetank has taken several innovative measures in order to leave harmful substances behi...



GSI begins sea trials of first dual-fuel methanol powered tanker built in China

(Apr 29 2022)

Guangzhou Shipyard International (GSI) is reinforcing its position as a leader in building alternative fuelled ships as it begins sea trials of the Stena Pro Patria, the first methanol powered dual-fuel tanker constructed in China.



Update on MPA’s preliminary findings on reported bunker fuel contamination in Singapore Port

(Apr 21 2022)

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) was notified on 14 March 2022 that a number of ships had been supplied with High Sulphur Fuel Oil (HSFO) containing high concentration levels of Chlorinated Organic Compounds (COC) (1,2-Dichloroethan...



Has the rush to order LNG fuelled bulk carriers run its course?

(Apr 21 2022)

Latest MSI quarterly report points to decline in new gas fuel orders as Methanol and Ammonia options gather momentum and longer term risks are weighed.



The MOL Group and The Trafigura Group sign a MOU to establish a biodiesel fuel supply system

(Apr 21 2022)

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd., its wholly-owned company MOL Chemical Tankers Pte. Ltd. (MOLCT), leading commodity trading company Trafigura Pte Ltd., and its vessel fuel supply joint-venture company TFG Marine Pte Ltd, have signed a Memorandum of Underst...



Japan's Asahi Tanker ship fuelling with world's first electric tanker

(Apr 21 2022)

Japan’s Asahi Tanker said it will start using the world’s first electric-powered tanker for ship fuelling, known as bunkering, later this month in an effort to cut carbon emissions.



Six companies strategic alliance to develop Japan's first methanol-fueled domestic tanker

(Mar 17 2022)

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd., MOL Coastal Shipping, Ltd., Tabuchi Kaiun Co., Ltd., Niihama Kaiun Co., Ltd., Murakami Hide Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., and The Hanshin Diesel Works, Ltd. have agreed to form a strategic alliance aimed at reducing environmental...




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