Jensen designed LNG bunkering ATB gets ABS approval
July 27, 2015—ABS has granted approval in principle to a Jensen Maritime-designed, liquefied natural gas (LNG)-bunkering articulated tug-barge (ATB). The approval establishes that Jensen’s vessel concept, which is classed as an A1 Liquefied Gas Tank Barge, is compliant in principle with ABS rules and guides.
New test stands operational at MTU Friederichshafen
New combustion processes, advanced technologies for electronic regulation and control, and alternative fuels are among the latest developments that will be put under scrutiny at the test stands.
Tight security for first ships to transit expanded Suez
The canal has been widened and deepened, adding bypasses on its western side to enable the canal to double its daily capacity.
CMA CGM takes delivery of 18,000 TEU giant
With a length of 399 m and breadth of 54 m, the 18,000 TEU vessel is the largest containership in the CMA CGM Group.
Port state crackdown targets enclosed space safety
Around 10,000 ships will be inspected in a new concentrated inspection campaign aimed at ensuring that effective procedures and measures are in place to safeguard seafarers in enclosed spaces.