“Flower Power” from Sanmar and Robert Allan Ltd. – 200 Tugs and Counting…

Press Release - On the 11th of January 2020, Sanmar and Robert Allan Ltd. celebrated the commissioning of the 200thtug built by Sanmar to a Robert Allan Ltd. design. Achieving this milestone in just over 25 years is remarkable, and a true testament to the close working relationship developed by these two prominent businesses in the international tug market. The success of … [Read more...]

Wärtsilä To Help Build New LNG Short Sea Shipping Vessels

Wärtsilä will supply all the main equipment for the first LNG fuelled short-sea Ro-Lo (roll-on, lift-off) vessels to be operated by Finland based Bore for the transportation of  paper products in Europe Wärtsilä has worked with both the owner and naval architects to develop a vessel optimised integrated LNG system. As a result, it has been possible to locate a 250 cbm … [Read more...]

Lawsuit Filed After Deadly Tanker Collision Near Galveston

The owners of the MT Odfjell Bow Fortune, the 600-foot tanker that collided with a fishing vessel near Galveston, Texas on January 14, has asked a Federal court to absolve them of all financial liability associated with the fatal incident. One crew member was killed, one was injured, and two remain missing and are presumed dead, including the captain of the fishing vessel, … [Read more...]

New RAstar 3800-DF Dual Fuel Tug Delivered to Ningbo Port

Press Release - Ningbo Zhoushan Port Company Ltd. of Ningbo, China, has recently received delivery of Yong Gang Xiao Tuo 60, a dual fuel RAstar 3800-DF tug from Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard in China. This first ever RAstar 3800-DF tug is the 10th custom designed vessel by Robert Allan Ltd. in close collaboration with Ningbo Port Company. The vessel is also the first Robert Allan … [Read more...]

Liberian Registry introduces a simplified vessel registration process

Press Release - The Liberian Registry has announced its Expedited Registration Process, or ERP, effective as of 01 January 2020, in an effort to further streamline the registration and re-registration of vessels in the Liberian Registry. The new process reduces the number of requirements, and allows for technology and digital files to replace tedious administrative work, … [Read more...]