New study reveals vessels using Jotun HPS reported 20% lower carbon intensity

(Sep 21 2021)

New Jotun study based on European Union Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) data has revealed vessels using Jotun Hull Performance Solutions reported a 20% lower carbon intensity in operations.



Tropical storm disrupts US Gulf lightering operations

(Sep 16 2021)

Lightering operations on the US Gulf coast have been stopped and are expected to see up to three-day delays because of tropical storm Nicholas.



How Stena Bulk makes decarbonisation add up

(Sep 09 2021)

Stena Bulk is putting big money behind decarbonisation – with an agreement to build 3 methanol tankers, and a concept plan for a new type of vessel, the Infinity Max. We asked CEO Erik Hånell how decarbonisation can work financially.



Crowley and Shell to build and charter largest LNG bunker barge in US

(Sep 09 2021)

Crowley Maritime Corporation has signed a long-term time charter with Shell NA LNG, LLC, (“Shell”) providing for the building and operation of a new, U.S.-built, LNG bunker barge.



SCF and Gazprom Neft join forces to facilitate decarbonisation and digitalisation

(Sep 09 2021)

On 3 September 2021, as part of the VI Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, PAO Sovcomflot and PAO Gazprom Neft signed an agreement to develop innovative technologies and use low-carbon fuels in maritime transport.



LNG-fuelled vessels approaching 30% of orders

(Sep 09 2021)

Industry coalition SEA-LNG recognises significant growth in LNG-fuelled vessel orders in 2021.



Kawasaki receives first order for a new 86,700 m³ LPG-fueled LPG/ LAG carrier

(Sep 02 2021)

Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. announced that it has concluded the first shipbuilding contract with Kawasaki Kisen Kaisya Ltd. (K-line) for a new 86,700 m3 liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and liquefied ammonia gas (LAG) carrier powered by LPG fuel.



Mitsubishi Shipbuilding and French company TotalEnergies initiate feasibility study of LCO2 carrier

(Sep 02 2021)

Project for technology development and market formation in the CCUS value chain aimed at reducing CO2 emissions.



Posco, four others join forces for liquid CO2 tanker

(Sep 02 2021)

South Korean steelmaker Posco has forged a five-way partnership encompassing shipbuilders and ship registries to develop a liquid carbon dioxide carrier tanker, as part of its bid to gain an upper hand in the global transition to net-zero.



Israel freezes UAE oil deal over environmental concerns

(Aug 12 2021)

Israel’s environmental protection ministry has announced its decision to delay the implementation of a proposed oil transport deal with the United Arab Emirates.



Phoenix Tankers signs deal for construction of LPG fuelled VLGCs for LPG/ammonia transport

(Aug 12 2021)

TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) announced that its group company Phoenix Tankers Pte. Ltd. signed a deal with Namura Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. for construction of two very large gas carriers (VLGCs) (Note 1) to transport liquefied petroleum gas (L...



Oil spill cleaned up in Novorossiysk

(Aug 12 2021)

An oil spill occurred at the CPC oil terminal in Novorossiysk during loading operations at 16-49 Moscow time on August 7. The Greek flagged “Minerva Symphony” was bent loaded at Single Point Mooring No1 when the incident occurred.



Oil spill in Black Sea much bigger than reported

(Aug 12 2021)

An oil spill off Russia’s Black Sea coast over the weekend spread over an area of nearly 80 square kilometres and was much larger than initially thought, scientists at Russia’s Academy of Sciences (RAN) said.



1.2% of low sulphur oil exceeds limits – Maritec

(Aug 10 2021)

With 1.23 per cent of VLSFO used on vessels proven to have a sulphur level outside the regulatory limits, it raises the question, at what point does the whole vessel become non compliant, Maritec asks.



How bunker markets changed in 2020

(Aug 10 2021)

There were many changes to bunker markets in 2020, including effects of COVID-19, IMO 2020 low sulphur rules, and the the withdrawal of many large banks from bunker financing. And we may see price rises this year. Søren Høll, CEO of KPI OceanConnect ...




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