Clean Oceans awarded Norwegian Innovation Cluster status

The Norwegian Clean Oceans cluster, whose members have expertise in dealing with oil spills, pollution from plastic, microplastics and the negative impact of algae, have been awarded Arena status within the Norwegian Innovation Clusters programme, an...


Double celebration at French shipyard

MSC Cruises had a major day of celebrations recently at the Saint Nazaire shipyard, Chantiers de l’Atlantique. The Geneva-based cruise line took delivery of the 6,300-passenger MSC Grandiosa, described as one of the most environmentally advanced...


Semi-submersible gets DNV GL battery notation

The ultra-deepwater semi-submersible rig, West Mira, is the first offshore rig in operation to receive DNV GL’s Battery (Power) class notation. The Moss Maritime-designed rig uses a hybrid power plant with lithium-ion batteries whilst operating in DP...


Vard Marine designs largest LNG Jones Act bunker barge

Norwegian group Vard Marine has recently completed the concept design of a new 5,400cu.m liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunker barge for Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding, a U.S. yard in Italian group Fincantieri. The barge is being designed for Polaris New...


SCF Group fixes finance package

Russia’s SCF Group has signed an agreement with VEB.RF Group, a Russian financial institution, for the lease financing of the first in a series of icebreaking LNG carriers to provide transport for the Arctic LNG 2 project. The three-train LNG...


Next generation hybrid tankers for Terntank

Danish shipping company Terntank has ordered two chemical/product/biofuels tankers of 15,000dwt with a hybrid battery/gas propulsion from China’s AVIC Dingheng Shipbuilding. The order includes an option for two more vessels. The new tankers,...

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