The 319,000 DWT double-hull oil carrier was built by International Maritime Industries (IMI) and Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) at HHI’s shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea.
The very large crude oil carrier (VLCC) Tateshina, owned by NYK, was delivered today. The vessel was built at Nantong COSCO KHI Engineering Co., Ltd. (NACKS) in China.
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.
Fleet expansion enables greater value retention within ADNOC Group as Murban Crude Futures starts trading. Capacity building supports ADNOC Group’s commitment to boost crude oil production capacity by 25% over next decade.
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.
ABS and DSME have signed a joint development project (JDP) to use Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) technology to replace at least one of three diesel generators typically on-board a VLCC.
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.
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.