Incat gets order for world’s largest aluminum hulled ship; Chevron puts Nor-Shipping focus on IMO 2020 solutions

May 20, 2019 — At a probable 13,000 gross registered tonnes, the 130 meter long, 32 meter wide vessel will carry 2,100 passengers and 220 cars. The duty-free shop will be the world’s largest to be fitted on a ship, with over 3,000 sq. meters of retail floor space. Buquebus will operate the vessel between Argentina and Uruguay. Work is underway on design and engineering, and the physical construction will commence as soon as the detail design drawings are completed and approved by the customer.

Conrad christens fourth Young Brothers tug

On May 4, Conrad Shipyard christened the oceangoing tug Kāpena Bob Purdy for Young Brothers Ltd., of Honolulu, Hawaii, a subsidiary of Foss Maritime Company.

Chevron puts Nor-Shipping focus on IMO 2020 solutions

Having launched the new Taro Ultra range of cylinder oil lubricants in September 2018, Chevron will use Nor-Shipping to advise and educate the ship-owning community on transitioning their cylinder oil lubricant use in preparation for fuel sulfur-constricted operations.

Norway hits Greek-owned cruise ship with $80,000 sulfur fine

The fine is the first imposed under new environmental requirements for emissions and discharges that came into effect March 1 and cover the world heritage fjords Nærøyfjord, Aurlandsfjord, Geirangerfjord, Sunnylvsfjord and Tafjord.

LNG-fueled RoPax features MAN propulsion package

The newbuilding is based on TT-Line’s “Green Ship” design, developed in collaboration with Copenhagen-based designer, OSK-Shiptech, and is scheduled for delivery in 2022, when it will enter service on TT-Line’s route network in the Baltic Sea.

Partnership aims to develop OSV operation “game changer”

Kongsberg Maritime, ship operator DOF ASA and Norwegian research organizations SINTEF Ocean and NORCE have formed a partnership to reduce fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions for complex offshore operations, while streamlining fleet-wide maintenance.