The board of National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has approved the purchase of two second-hand very large crude carriers (VLCCs) for $155 million, it said in a bourse statement on Thursday.
Archives for December 2015
Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen (DSV), part of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC), has said farewell to Marco Polo, the 800 passenger cruise ship owned by Global Maritime and operated by Cruise & Maritime Voyages.
In the weeks before Chirstmas 2015, Ferus Smit delivered her Nb. 423, the first LNG powered LNG cement tanker to her owners. The delivery was preceded by an extensive programme of trials and tests in which the proper working and safety of all systems was verified.
Learn about the design, operation and maintenance of marine refrigeration system used on board ships in this four-parts guide series. Know more inside.
Sovcomflot Group and Sberbank CIB have signed a 14-year $340 million credit facility agreement to finance the construction of three Arctic shuttle tankers for the Novy Port project (project operator: Gazprom Neft).
Philly Shipyard, Inc. (PSINC), the sole operating subsidiary of Philly Shipyard ASA, delivered the Texas, the second of four next generation 50,000 dwt product tankers that it is building for Crowley Maritime Corporation (Crowley). The 600-foot tanker has a carrying capacity of 14.5 million gallons of crude oil or refined products.
The USCG has declined the use of the MPN method for evaluating the biological efficacy of UV-based treatment technologies for ballast water. As a consequence, DNV GL foresees a delay when the USCG will conclude on the first type approval of any BWM system.
From 1 January 2016 sea-going vessels will be able to dispose of unlimited plastic ships’ waste free of charge in the ports of Rotterdam Rijnmond and the North Sea Channel district. The waste must be presented separated and clean.
In preparation for the start of the large-scale cleanup of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in 2020, The Ocean Cleanup has conducted a series of 3D scale model tests at MARIN.