Hyundai Heavy Industries Group (HHI Group), the world’s biggest shipbuilding group, today announced that it gained the “World Class Products” certification on five more products, bringing the total number of the title winning products to 48: 34 for Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and seven each for Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) and Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI).
North America’s first LNG bunker barge is scheduled to be launched in February of 2016, Clean Marine Energy LLC (CME) announced following a US Coast Guard (USCG) and Society of International Gas Tanker and Terminal Operators (SIGTTO) hosted tour at Conrad Shipyard in Orange, TX.
Crowley Puerto Rico Services, Inc. has selected Eagle LNG Partners (Eagle LNG) as the liquefied natural gas (LNG)-supplier for the company’s new LNG-powered, Commitment Class ships, which will be delivered in 2017 for use in the U.S. mainland to Puerto Rico trade.
The biggest container ship in the world, the MSC Maya, made its maiden call at Southampton on Tuesday, 15 December. The 395.4m vessel, which can carry a world-leading 19,224 containers, is just the latest giant container vessel to call at the port in recent weeks.
The new alliance was announced at the 10th WTO Ministerial Conference in Nairobi, Kenya and consists of governments, international companies such as Maersk Group, DHL and Wal-Mart, and the International Chamber of Commerce and the World Economic Forum.
A twelve-crew member bunker freighter carrying 560 metric tonnes of bunker fuel sank in the Singapore Strait after colliding with a chemical tanker at 8:14 p.m. (1214 GMT) on Dec. 16.
On November 3, 2015, the chemical tanker Elbtank Italy entered the yard for docking and overhaul. The ship departed under a new name and another owner, as well in a new livery.
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced the company held a commendation ceremony for “MOL Presidential Award to the Officers and Engineers 2015” on December 11.
International classification society RINA has completely revised and updated its guidance on the Ballast Water Convention and the procurement, installation, operation and certification of Ballast Water Treatment Systems.