Coast Guard News

December 2, 2020
Japanese-flagged containership MV ONE Apus, deployed on Ocean Network Express’ (ONE) Far East Pacific 2 (FP2) Service, lost a number of containers on November 30 due to severe weather conditions while the vessel was transiting the Pacific Ocean. The ship was en route from Yantian, China to Long Beach, USA when it encountered gale-force winds and large swells around 1,600 nautical miles northwest of Hawaii. ... [Read More]
December 2, 2020
BW LPG has entered to sell two very large gas carriers (VLGC) BW Confidence and BW Cedar.... [Read More]
December 2, 2020
The United Nations has adopted a resolution that calls on its members to designate seafarers and other marine personnel as key workers and implement relevant measures to allow stranded seafarers to be repatriated and others to join ships.... [Read More]
December 2, 2020
French LNG containment specialist GTT has been contracted to design tanks for six Arc7 ice-class LNG carriers. ... [Read More]
December 2, 2020
Celsius Tankers, a unit of the Copenhagen-based Celsius Shipping, has found work for its newbuild trio of ultra-eco LNG carriers. ... [Read More]
December 2, 2020
ZeroNorth, a digital spin-off from Maersk Tankers, and maritime software developer Veson Nautical have entered into a strategic product partnership. The agreement will allow ZeroNorth’s vessel optimisation software, Optimise, to integrate with the Veson IMOS Platform (VIP), a solution for commercial feight management, allowing for a transfer of data for joint customers. ... [Read More]
December 2, 2020
The Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply its reliquefaction plant for Knutsen’s LNG carrier pair. ... [Read More]
December 2, 2020
Pacific Carriers Limited (PCL), a Singapore-based company whose subsidiaries are engaged in international shipping, was fined $12 million for concealing illegal discharges of oily water and garbage and a hazardous condition. On December 1, the company pleaded guilty before the U.S. federal court in New Bern, North Carolina to violations of the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships, obstruction of justice, and for a failure to notify the U.S. Coast Guard of a hazardous condition. ... [Read More]
December 1, 2020
Nearly 90% of British seafarers have been affected by the pandemic and one in two is now considering their future in the industry, research from Nautilus International shows. The seafarers have been directly impacted by the crew change crisis, with issues including being stranded at sea due to lack of crew change, stranded at home unable to join vessel, having their pay and conditions cut, and job losses. ... [Read More]
December 1, 2020
South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has won an order for a liquefied natural gas carrier. ... [Read More]
December 1, 2020
Canada-based Waterfront Shipping Company (WFS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Methanex Corporation, has placed an order for eight new methanol dual-fuel vessels with South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Mipo Dockyard.... [Read More]
December 1, 2020
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December 1, 2020
The Nordic energy company Gasum has completed its first LNG bunkering operation in Emden, Germany. ... [Read More]
December 1, 2020
Australian resource company BHP signed the first LNG supply deal for its Newcastlemax bulkers with Shell. ... [Read More]
November 30, 2020
There is little doubt that the past few years have witnessed the rise of energy-related collaborations to an extent never seen before. This is because cross-industry collaborations seem to be crucial for companies to ride the energy transition train which is indeed moving very fast. The current The post Fifty shades of collaboration in time of energy transition appeared first on Offshore Energy. ... [Read More]
November 30, 2020
Japanese shipping major Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has joined a corporate-academic partnership in a zero-emission initiative called the Wind Hunter Project, seeking new applications for hydrogen fuel and wind power. The project intends to use its rigid, collapsible sail technology developed under the Wind Challenger project on vessels capable of capturing that power during high wind periods to generate hydrogen for use during lower wind sections of the voyage. ... [Read More]
November 30, 2020
Four seafarers have been kidnapped in the latest piracy attack in the Gulf of Guinea involving a crude oil tanker. The boarding of MV Agisilaos was reported on November 29, according to Dryad Global, while the vessel was underway in Ghanaian waters, 5 nautical miles from the Western edge of the Gulf of Guinea HRA, and 22 nautical miles west of Togo TTW. The MR1 tanker, built in 2006 by Hyundai Mipo, was underway from Point Noire and is currently anchored in Lome, data from the Marine Traffic shows.... [Read More]
November 30, 2020
Four seafarers have been kidnapped in the latest piracy attack in the Gulf of Guinea involving a crude oil tanker. The boarding of MV Agisilaos was reported on November 29, according to Dryad Global, while the vessel was underway in Ghanaian waters, 5 nautical miles from the Western edge of the Gulf of Guinea HRA, and 22 nautical miles west of Togo TTW. The MR1 tanker, built in 2006 by Hyundai Mipo, was underway from Point Noire and is currently anchored in Lome, data from the Marine Traffic shows.... [Read More]

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