Shell and Alfa Laval to develop GCU

Shell International Trading and Shipping Company Limited and Alfa Laval have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop a gas combustion unit (GCU) suitable for liquid hydrogen carriers. The GCU is an essential safety component for the…


Terntank orders wind-/methanol-ready hybrid tankers

Danish shipping company Terntank has ordered two 15,000dwt chemical/product/biofuels tankers with environment-friendly propulsion from Chinese yard China Merchants Jinling. The order includes options for two repeat vessels. The vessels will have…


NIOZ research vessel to be built by Astilleros Armon

Dutch ocean research agency NIOZ has selected Spanish yard Astilleros Armon to build a research vessel. A final contract is expected to be awarded soon. Armon came ahead in an EU-wide tender for the vessel. It is scheduled to be delivered in summer…


Damen tug delivered and additional newbuildings ordered

Fairplay Towage Polska, based in Gdynia in Poland, has taken over its first Damen tug of type Shoalbuster 2711 ICE, the Fairplay-37. “This vessel will be the first in our fleet of this power that is able to enter Baltic and North Sea ports with…


Strategic Marine wins four-vessel order

Singapore yard Strategic Marine has won a contract to build four 40m-long fast crew boats. New Malaysian client, Surya Nautika, provides marine transportation and offshore support services for the Malaysian offshore oil and gas industry. The vessels…


Bio UV Group and 3C Metal installed BWTS on OSV at sea and in service

Bio UV Group and engineering partner 3C Metal have successfully installed a Bio-Sea L03-087 modular ballast water treatment system on board the 4,350dwt offshore supply vessel, Greatship Maya, at sea. The retrofit was undertaken for Greatship Global…


Two new tugs and a workboat to join Svitzer Americas fleet

Svitzer Americas is set to commission two new azimuth stern drive (ASD) tugs and a survey vessel before the end of November. The new vessels will take the A.P. Møller-Maersk subsidiary’s fleet to 82 units deployed across the Americas region. The




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