Norwegian Prime Minister becomes the godmother of all-electric passenger vessel Future of The Fjords

Erna Solberg, the Prime Minister of Norway, has today been announced as the godmother of The Fjords’ award winning all-electric passenger vessel Future of The Fjords. The environmentally friendly 400 PAX ship will be christened at Gudvangen, situated in the stunning UNESCO World Heritage listed Nærøyfjord, on 17 November. Future …

Incredible scenes as Coastguard winchman boards heaving fishing vessel in rough seas

The HM Coastguard search and rescue helicopter based at Sumburgh flew to the vessel and on arrival it took several minutes for the winchman to land as the seas rocked the vessel from side to side.

Once onboard the winchman quickly winches the crewman into the helicopter where he was taken to Lerwick for onward transfer to hospital by the ambulance service.

PETRONAS Completes Its First LNG Supply To The World’s Largest LNG Bunker Vessel

PETRONAS through its subsidiary, PETRONAS LNG Ltd. (PLL), achieved a milestone with the successful completion of its first Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) supply operation at the Regasification Terminal Pengerang (RGTP) recently. This follows the agreement between PLL and Uranos Vermögensverwaltungs GmbH & Co. KG, a joint venture company of Bernhard …

Container explodes in industrial accident

Authorities are investigating a shipping container explosion in the Port of Los Angeles as an industrial accident. The container was loaded with scrap metal for export when it blew up late Tuesday afternoon at the Evergreen Shipping terminal. There were no injuries but more than 100 people including truckers were …

CMA CGM completes the acquisition of Containerships

The CMA CGM Group, a leading worldwide shipping Group, is pleased to announce that it has completed today the acquisition of Containerships, a container-transportation and logistics company. The European Commission authorized this transaction on October 22nd. Containerships, which specializes in the intra-European market, will complement CMA CGM’s service offering. Containerships, …

Lomonosov Prospect, a new-generation LNG-fuelled Aframax tanker, successfully completes a voyage along Northern Sea Route

On 30 October 2018 at 23:59 Moscow time, Lomonosov Prospect, Sovcomflot’s large-capacity tanker using LNG fuel as its primary fuel, successfully completed a commercial voyage along the Northern Sea Route (NSR) to deliver a cargo of petroleum products from the Republic of Korea to Northern Europe. The high-latitude voyage from …