As per the reports of the VLCC ship New Diamond fire, the Indian and Srilankan authorities are conducting a joint operation to eliminate the fire that erupted on the vessel on 3rd September.
DNV GL has presented Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) with a general approval for ship application (GASA) for a new concept of VLCCs with a centreline oil-tight longitudinal bulkhead.
Euronav announces it has entered into an agreement for the acquisition through the resale of three VLCC newbuilding contracts.
Poor judgment and less than adequate communications, as well as an almost total lack of situational awareness on the part of the OOW leads to collision.
Ocean Yield ASA is pleased to announce that it has taken delivery of the VLCC “Nissos Santorini”.
Bahri announces the signing of an MoU with International Maritime Industries (IMI) and Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) to build new Very Large Crude-oil Carriers (VLCCs).
LR has presented HHI with AiP for a VLCC ‘eco-tanker’ design, capable of using a combination of VOC mixed with LNG as fuel and Norsepower’s rotor sail solution for wind-assisted propulsion.
There are different variations when it comes to oil tankers sailing on high seas. Of the many oil tankers prevalent today, two of the most famous ones are – the panamax tankers and the aframax tankers. These two oil tankers cater to only a specific part of the world and their names are also connected to the main area and expertise of their servicing in the oceanic and sea waters.
A Very large crude carrier and an ultra large crude carrier are two examples of the different types of oil tankers used to transport huge quantities of crude oil.