Coast Guard News

June 1, 2020
Qatar Petroleum has inked three deals with South Korean shipbuilders reserving slots for its LNG tanker fleet expansion valued over $19 billion. Qatari giant said on Monday it has signed deals to reserve LNG ship construction capacity in South Korea to be utilized for its future LNG carrier fleet requirements, including those for the ongoing expansion projects in the North Field and in the United States.... [Read More]
June 1, 2020
Support for the Port Authorities Roundtable (PAR) COVID-19 declaration, initiated by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, has more than doubled since it was first launched on 24 April 2020. To date, more than 50 port authorities from Asia, Oceania, Middle East, Africa, Europe and the Americas have come on board the declaration, MPA Singapore said.... [Read More]
June 1, 2020
China’s Guangdong province is boosting the use of LNG as fuel and plans to convert a large number of inland vessels to run on chilled fuel as part of a new project signed on Friday.... [Read More]
June 1, 2020
Canden Marine Fuel Services, a Canada-based marketer of marine fuels, has been merged into the Glander International Bunkering Group. Canden will become Glander International Bunkering (Montreal) Ltd as the 9th office in the brand’s global network. As explained, the decision to merge into the Glander International Bunkering Group is “strategically aimed at strengthening the company’s global presence”. ... [Read More]
June 1, 2020
Dutch marine contractor Van Oord has signed its first green loan that will be used to fund its new liquefied natural gas-powered dredgers.... [Read More]
June 1, 2020
Klaveness Combination Carriers’ (KCC) CLEANBU vessel MV Barracuda completed last week the first voyage carrying a part cargo of jet fuel to Korea after discharging its previous cargo of soya beans in China in early May.  After discharging the soya bean cargo, the 83,600 dwt vessel went through a thorough cleaning, conversion and inspections prior to loading jet fuel in Japan.   ... [Read More]
June 1, 2020
Finland-based Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch has signed a contract with US company Caterpillar (Cat) to deliver a package of electric drive train technology for a series of bulk carriers. ... [Read More]
June 1, 2020
Charges have been laid against the master of the APL England, a containership which lost about 50 containers overboard off Sydney on 24 May, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said. ... [Read More]
June 1, 2020
China’s Keppel Nantong Shipyard has launched a liquefied natural gas bunkering vessel for Singapore’s FueLNG, a joint venture between Keppel Offshore & Marine and Shell Eastern Petroleum. The ship claimed to be Singapore’s first LNG bunkering vessel was moved from land to water on 28 May.... [Read More]
May 29, 2020
Following a new research into the barriers to shore power in UK ports, the British Ports Association believes a Green Maritime Fund would be critical to making the initiative a reality.... [Read More]
May 29, 2020
Following a new research into the barriers to shore power in UK ports, the British Ports Association believes a Green Maritime Fund would be critical to making the initiative a reality.... [Read More]
May 29, 2020
Following a new research into the barriers to shore power in UK ports, the British Ports Association believes a Green Maritime Fund would be critical to making the initiative a reality.... [Read More]
May 29, 2020
Following a new research into the barriers to shore power in UK ports, the British Ports Association believes a Green Maritime Fund would be critical to making the initiative a reality.... [Read More]
May 29, 2020
Three new electrically powered Rail-Mounted Gantries (RMG cranes) dedicated for DCT Gdansk’s railway siding have commenced operations. The cranes were purchased as a part of DCT’s T2b expansion program. They are 47 m long, 20 m high and 28 m wide and are designed to work on rails. Being electrically powered they have lower emissions than the Rubber-Tyred gantries they replace, and are faster with a maximum travel speed of 150 m per minute, the port said.... [Read More]
May 29, 2020
Three new electrically powered Rail-Mounted Gantries (RMG cranes) dedicated for DCT Gdansk’s railway siding have commenced operations. The cranes were purchased as a part of DCT’s T2b expansion program. They are 47 m long, 20 m high and 28 m wide and are designed to work on rails. Being electrically powered they have lower emissions than the Rubber-Tyred gantries they replace, and are faster with a maximum travel speed of 150 m per minute, the port said.... [Read More]
May 29, 2020
Three new electrically powered Rail-Mounted Gantries (RMG cranes) dedicated for DCT Gdansk’s railway siding have commenced operations. The cranes were purchased as a part of DCT’s T2b expansion program. They are 47 m long, 20 m high and 28 m wide and are designed to work on rails. Being electrically powered they have lower emissions than the Rubber-Tyred gantries they replace, and are faster with a maximum travel speed of 150 m per minute, the port said.... [Read More]
May 29, 2020
Iona, an LNG-powered cruise ship being built for British P&O Cruises, is now a step closer to its delivery as the newbuild is scheduled to arrive in Rotterdam for inspection work in early June.... [Read More]
May 29, 2020
Iona, an LNG-powered cruise ship being built for British P&O Cruises, is now a step closer to its delivery as the newbuild is scheduled to arrive in Rotterdam for inspection work in early June.... [Read More]
May 29, 2020
Iona, an LNG-powered cruise ship being built for British P&O Cruises, is now a step closer to its delivery as the newbuild is scheduled to arrive in Rotterdam for inspection work in early June.... [Read More]
May 29, 2020
APL England, a Singapore-flagged 5,780 TEU containership, which lost around 40 containers in heavy weather off Sydney last week, has been detained by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA).... [Read More]

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