Port of Gothenburg first to provide shore power for tankers

As part of a plan to provide shoreside power for tankers berthed at the Energy Terminal, the Gothenburg Port Authority has created a new concept that makes the system safe, environmentally friendly, and cost-effective. Courtesy of Port of Gothenburg As … Read More

Kongsberg to digitalise more than 100 vessels under new deal

Software solutions provider Kongsberg Digital (KDI) has signed a fleet agreement with an unnamed client to provide its vessel-to-cloud infrastructure Vessel Insight to over 100 vessels in what is described as another major step towards the digitalisation of the shipping … Read More

Erik Thun orders climate friendly tanker in China

Swedish shipping company Erik Thun Group has decided to order a new dual-fuel tanker in China. Image Courtesy: Erik Thun The 17,999 dwt vessel will be built by China Merchants Jinling Shipyard in Yangzhou and is a sister to Thun … Read More

MOL to offset CO2 emissions from repositioning world’s 1st all-electric tanker

Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) said it will participate in the carbon offset by using “J Blue Credit”, which utilizes the blue carbon issued by Japan Blue Economy Association (JBE). The “J Blue Credit” targets blue carbon, which … Read More

Breeze to design ammonia-fueled oil tanker

Norwegian ship design company Breeze Ship Design will design an ammonia-powered oil tanker as part of the Norway-backed Green Shipping Program (GSP). Photo: Breeze Ship Design As informed, the Breeze design will be based on an existing 110,000 dwt Aframax … Read More

RINA OKs 1st MR tanker to exceed IMO 2050 targets using fossil fuels

Classification society RINA has granted approval in principle (AiP) to a hydrogen-powered MR tanker design developed by Swedish designer FKAB Marine Design. Courtesy of RINA As informed, it is the first AiP of a design using currently viable technology and … Read More

Donsötank’s new hybrid electric tanker bunkered with LNG

Dutch marine fuel supplier Titan LNG has completed the LNG bunkering of MT Prospero — Donsötank’s new 22,000 dwt product and chemical tanker. Photo: Titan LNG “By using LNG as a marine fuel, Donsötank and other progressive shipowners and operators … Read More

Hafnia buys 12 Scorpio tankers, closes CTI takeover

Singapore-based tanker owner and operator Hafnia has entered into a framework agreement for the purchase of 12 vessels from Monaco-based counterpart Scorpio Tankers. Photo: Hafnia The LR1 vessels in question are STI Excel, STI Excelsior, STI Expedite, STI Exceed, STI … Read More

World’s 1st zero-emission all-electric tanker launched in Japan

Japanese shipping company Asahi Tanker has launched and named the first of its two next-generation all-electric tankers ordered in 2020. Photo: Asahi Tanker The ceremony took place at Koa Sangyo shipyard in Marugame City, Kagawa, Japan, on 22 December 2021. … Read More

CDB Leasing becomes new owner of 9 TORM tankers

Chinese leasing company China Development Bank Financial Leasing (CDB Leasing) has bought nine petrochemical tankers from Danish shipping company TORM. Illustration. Image Courtesy: TORM On 6 December 2021, CDB Leasing, part of state-backed China Development Bank, concluded a ship purchase … Read More