Korean shipyards end year with more LNG carrier orders; Damen books order for ASD Tug 211

December 27, 2018 — The Finnish icebreaking season kicked off Christmas Day as Arctia’s converted polar icebreaker Otso departed the icebreaker base in Helsinki at 18:00 local time. The vessel headed towards its initial operation area to keep open the fairways to Tornio, Kemi and Oulu.

Korean shipyards end year with more LNG carrier orders

Samsung Heavy Industries Co. has won a contract worth 426 billion won (about $378 million) to build two LNG carriers for deliveries by August 2021.

Gazprom commits to LNG as a marine fuel

Management has been instructed to continue creating infrastructure for producing LNG as a bunker fuel.

Damen books order for ASD Tug 211

With more than 60-tonnes of bollard pull and exceptional maneuverability, it is capable of taking on almost any ship-handling operation in even restricted waterways.
NYK gets green loan to finance methanol-fueled newbuild

A green loan is a loan whose proceeds are used solely for the purpose of funding environment-friendly projects.
General cargo ship fitted with VRLA battery pack

The battery pack incorporates class-approved UB-50-12 valve regulated lead acid (VRLA) batteries along with an easy to install marine-grade battery frame kit.