Tanker Rates Skyrocket To Fill Colonial Pipeline Shortages
By Elizabeth Low (Bloomberg) Oil tanker charter rates skyrocketed in the U.S. with refiners scrambling for ships to store fuel that has nowhere to go due to a cyberattack on...
On January 31st, the above-pictured 50,000 ton deadweight, dynamically-positioned (DP) semi-submersible heavy lift vessel departed CIMC Raffles shipyard for sea trials. This vessel, along with her sister vessel, were ordered from United Faith Group Limited in 2011 and designed by Shanghai Ship Research and Design Institute (SDARI).
The shipyard says tests of the vessel include DP, PMS, FMEA, vibration and noise.
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