Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has received an order from Astomos Energy Corporation for a very large liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier. The carrier will provide the world’s highest level of energy-saving performance, flexibility to accommodate major LPG terminals around the globe, and specifications suited to passage through the newly expanding Panama Canal.
Archives for October 2014
Becker Marine Systems is expecting the first LNG Hybrid Barge to soon arrive at the Port of Hamburg. The current position of the floating liquefied power plant, which in future will be supplying cruise ships with low-emission, environmentally-friendly energy during their layovers at port, can be seen on the internet.
On an LPG vessel, the ship’s crew suffered serious injuries while removing the valve spindle assembly of a stuck cargo discharge valve. Read the article to know more about the causes of the incident.
In response to the casualty of “MOL COMFORT” which occurred on 17 June 2013, ClassNK established the Investigative Panel on Large Container Ship Safety, comprised of leading experts from shipbuilders, shipowners and academic institutions.
Watch this cool video of life raft drop test at the Oseberg Sor Offshore Oil Field located in the North Sea.