Yamal LNG Marks 20 Million Tons Shipped

Yamal LNG has hit a milestone 20 million tons of LNG shipped since the commencement of the project in December 2017. The milestone cargo was loaded onboard the new Arc7 ice-class tanker “Vladimir Voronin” marking the 273 cargo to sail from the port of Sabetta in Russia’s Far North. Vladimir Voronin is now the twelfth […]

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World’s Largest Containership Completes Maiden Voyage from China to Europe

The world’s largest containership, MSC Gülsün, has completed its maiden voyage from Asia to Europe, its MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company said Monday.  AIS ship tracking data shows the MSC Gülsün has arrived in Bremerhaven, Germany after completing its journey from northern China. At some 400 meters long and more than 60 meters wide, MSC Gülsün has a remarkable 23,756 […]

Billionaire Succession Stirs Protest at World’s Largest Shipyard

By Yoojung Lee (Bloomberg) — Park Jin-ok was one of the first to take voluntary retirement at Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. after working as a welder for the world’s largest shipbuilder for 15 years. Since he left in 2016, he has been joined by some 35,000 workers who quit or lost their jobs at the […]

Jumbo Shipping to Trial Bio-Fuel in Offshore Decommissioning Project

Dutch heavy lift company Jumbo Shipping says it will test marine bio-fuel on an offshore decommissioning project. Jumbo has partnered with Netherlands-based GoodFuels, the world’s first commercial, sustainable marine biofuel company, as part of a joint initiative seeking to pave the way for a low carbon energy transition in the offshore support sector. GoodFuels has […]

Carr: LORAN Overboard

By CW4 Michael Carr – I had heard enough. This constant debate on the need for electronics. Someone would say, “Well, celestial is great, but you really need electronics, I mean what if it’s raining, or too rough, or there is no horizon….?” At first, I would respond to these queries with politeness and a feeling […]

Iran Warns U.S. Against Seizing Oil Tanker Headed to Greece

By Brian Wingfield, Arsalan Shahla and Verity Ratcliffe (Bloomberg) –Iran warned the U.S. against apprehending a supertanker carrying the Middle East country’s oil and said it couldn’t be clear on the ship’s ultimate destination, leaving the fate of the vessel uncertain as it sailed into the Mediterranean Sea from Gibraltar, where it had been detained. […]

Iranian Tanker ‘Grace 1’ Leaves Gibraltar After International Standoff

By Marco Trujillo and Jon Nazca GIBRALTAR, Aug 18 (Reuters) – The Iranian tanker caught in a standoff between Tehran and the West left Gibraltar on Sunday night, shipping data showed, hours after the British territory rejected a U.S. request to detain the vessel further. British Royal Marines seized the tanker in Gibraltar in July on […]