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Keppel Delivers Its First LNG Carrier Avenir Advantage

Oct 14, 2020

Keppel Offshore & Marine has delivered its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier, Avenir Advantage, to Avenir LNG. The vessel also functions as an LNG bunkering vessel (LBV), making it the first in South East Asia to do so, Keppel said.Avenir Advantage is the first of two such vessels that Keppel O&M is building for Avenir LNG. The 7,500m3 LBV was built at Keppel Nantong Shipyard in China and is equipped with engines that can run on both diesel and LNG…

High Pressure Water Blasters for Shipyards: Aussie Safe Operator Free Training

Oct 05, 2020

Australian Pump, an Australian designer and manufacturer of high-pressure cleaning equipment, was chosen to design and build 4,000 psi high pressure water blasters for Sydney’s Garden Island Dockyard. The machines, called the Aussie Atlas, feature an all stainless steel construction and produce a 4…

OET Gets Hold of Newbuild Suezmax 'Nissos Sikinos'

Sep 15, 2020

Greek oil tanker operator Okeanis Eco Tankers has taken delivery of the Suezmax tanker “Nissos Sikinos” today.The tanker was delivered from Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries in South Korea and is the first of the two Suezmaxes that will be delivered to the company by the end of September…

Hyundai Heavy's Floating LNG to Power Solution Gets BV Nod

Sep 14, 2020

South Korean shipbuilding giant Hyundai Heavy Industries' Floating LNG to Power solution - Hi-FL2P - has been granted an approval in principle certificate by the global classification society Bureau Veritas.‘Hi-FL2P’ has been described as an…

Cathelco to Prevent Marine Growth on KOC's Oil Spill Response Vessel

Sep 14, 2020

Cathelco, part of Evac Group, has won an order to deliver marine growth prevention system (MGPS) for a new multi-purpose oil spill response and towage vessel being built for the Kuwait Oil Co.The system will be installed to prevent bio-fouling…

BHP Charters Five LNG-fueled Newcastlemax Bulk Carriers in a 'World's First'

Sep 04, 2020

Australia's BHP said Friday it had awarded a tender for world’s first LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax bulk carriers to Eastern Pacific Shipping, with the aim of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by more than 30 percent per voyage.Eastern Pacific…

Offshore: Digital Twinning & Reduced Operating Cost Offshore

Aug 28, 2020

The oil and gas industry is currently enduring one of the most challenging periods in its history. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic significantly accelerated an existing decline in global demand for hydrocarbons, resulting in the lowest oil prices for 30 years…

Market Report: Global Heavy Lift Vessel Sector

Aug 25, 2020

The global heavy lift vessel market is a difficult place to be. Utilization for the fleet has remained depressingly low since the first oil and gas downturn in 2014, currently hovering around 33% for the global fleet with a lift capacity of over 800 tonnes…

Bahri Orders Ten Chemical Tankers from Hyundai for $410M

Aug 21, 2020

Saudi Arabia's national shipping company Bahri has ordered ten 49,999-dwt Medium Range (MR) chemical tankers from Hyundai Mipo Dockyard, part of South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI).Bahri said the order, signed at a virtual ceremony…

Keppel: Converted FLNGs Have Smaller Carbon Footprint Compared to Newly Built Units

Aug 20, 2020

Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine has said that converted FLNG vessels save approximately 33% of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions compared to an FLNG new build, citing a study by environmental consultants, Environmental Resources Management (ERM)…

Shell to Charter Six Newbuild LNG Carriers

Aug 04, 2020

Oil and gas giant Shell has signed long-term charters for six newbuild liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers.Shell has signed separate agreements for two LNG ships each with affiliates of Knutsen LNG, Korea Line Corporation, and ICBC Financial Leasing and institutional investors advised by J…

GTT to Design Tanks for COSCO LNG Tanker Trio

Jul 10, 2020

French GTT has received an order from the Chinese shipyard Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding for the tank design for three new LNG carriers. The carriers will be delivered to the Chinese ship-owner COSCO Shipping. Each vessel will offer a capacity of 174…

VIDEO: BW LNG Takes Delivery of BW Pavilion Aranthera LNG Carrier

Jul 06, 2020

South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding Marine & Engineering (DSME) has delivered a new LNG Carrier - the BW Pavilion Aranthera - to its owners BW LNG. The delivery took place on Friday, July 3, 2020.The BW Pavilion Aranthera is a 173,400 cubic meters…

COSCO Orders Three LNG Carriers at Hudong-Zhonghua

Jun 30, 2020

Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Co, a unit of China State Shipbuilding Corp, has signed contract to construct three liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers worth 3.9 billion yuan ($551.62 million), reported the state-backed Jiefang Daily on Tuesday…

Samsung Heavy, Bloom Energy Working on Fuel Cell-powered Ships

Jun 30, 2020

South Korean shipbuilding giant Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has signed an agreement with Bloom Energy, a provider of distributed power generation systems, to design and develop fuel cell-powered ships. The two companies will work together…

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