Teekay LNG’s Ethylene Gas Carriers Join Lauritzen Kosan Pool

Under the agreement with Lauritzen Kosan, the gas carrier division of Danish shipping firm J. Lauritzen, Teekay LNG’s seven modern ethylene gas carriers are scheduled to join the pool from March 1, 2019. The vessels in...

Global Tensions Push MPC Container Ships Deeper into Loss

The company’s net loss expanded in the fourth quarter of 2018 to USD 5 million, compared to a loss of USD 2.2 million reported in the same period a year earlier. For the full year, MPC...

Mystic Cruises’ New Expedition Ship To Fit FarSounder FLS

FarSounder’s Forward-Looking Sonar (FLS) will be included on the new luxury expedition cruise vessel by Mystic Cruises, the World Explorer. This latest technology in navigation and obstacle avoidance will be a welcome addition to this state-of-the-art...

MOL Certified As 2019’s White 500 For Outstanding Health And Productivity Management

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) announced that MOL has been selected as a White 500 Company, in the large enterprise category of the 2019 Certified Health and Productivity Management Organization Recognition Program, a cooperative initiative by...

Coralius Reaches 100 Bunkerings Milestone As LNG Demand On The Rise

Gasum’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunker vessel, Coralius, made its 100th bunkering on February 21. Coralius is operating on behalf of Gasum (former Skangas) and the vessel mainly operates in the North Sea and the Skagerrak...

Time To Choose Your Heroes For International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards 2019

Nominations are now open for the International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards 2019, which recognise the best examples of seafarers’ welfare provision across the globe. The awards, organised by the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN), are...

Inland Waterways Authority Of India And Indian Oil Sign MoU On Fuel Needs For National Waterways

Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) and Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today for jointly developing infrastructure for fuels, lubricating oil, LPG, Natural Gas and any other related fuel and...

ICS: FONARs Are ‘Not A Free Pass’ To Use Non-Compliant Low Sulphur Fuel

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has welcomed the decision in principle by the UN IMO that safety or operational concerns about the quality of low sulphur fuels may, in exceptional circumstances, be a valid reason...

Golar LNG Secures Deals for Another FLNG Project

Expected to commence production in 2022, the FLNG unit will liquefy gas as part of the first phase of the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim project and be located on the Mauritania and Senegal maritime border. FLNG Gimi...

Wärtsilä Lifecycle Solution To Provide Reliable Support To Tokyo LNG Tanker Co.

The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a long-term Wärtsilä Optimised maintenance solution with Japanese LNG shipowner Tokyo LNG Tanker Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of Tokyo Gas. The solution will support the customer in a range of...