700,000 Barrel Oil Spill Capture Vessel Delivered to AET

Eagle Louisiana, the second of two Modular Capture Vessels (MCVs) built for Singapore-based AET by Drydocks World has been delivered.  The first MCV, Eagle Texas, was delivered in August 2013. Like the Eagle Texas, the Eagle Louisiana is a converted Aframax tanker designed to hook up to a subsea capping stack in the event of a subsea well blowout and direct the diverted … [Read more...]

DSME Delivers AET’s Latest Efficiency-Enhanced Supertanker

AET, the Kuala Lumpur-based tanker operator has announced that two of their 320,000 dwt Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs), which are currently under construction at the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) yard, have officially been named. AET notes in an emailed statement that the M/T Eagle Verona's naming ceremony was immediately followed by her delivery and … [Read more...]

Eagle Texas Delivered to AET, World’s First Modular Capture Vessel

The world’s first Modular Capture Vessel (MCV) was delivered today from Drydocks World to Singapore-based AET. Named Eagle Texas, the vessel was converted from an Aframax tanker into a vessel aimed at mitigating deepwater oil spill disasters such as the 2010 Macondo oil spill. The vessel is under a 20-year contract with Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC) a … [Read more...]

DSME Delivers the Eagle Varna, the Latest Eco-Design Supertanker

AET announced today that they have accepted delivery of the Eagle Varna, a brand new 320,000 DWT VLCC recently built by DSME in Okpo, Korea. This new ship comes with all the eco-friendly bells and whistles too and is fully compliant with the IMO Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention while using a Techcross system. Design innovations implemented into the Eagle Varna … [Read more...]

AET Plans to Build More Ships After Winning North Sea DP Contract with Statoil

Malaysian tanker owner and operator AET, announced today they have entered into a long-term contract with Norwegian energy giant Statoil ASA to operate two specialist DP2-type shuttle tankers. The vessels will be operated through a joint venture company, AET Sea Shuttle AS, formed between AET and leading offshore manager, OSM Group. The two vessels will serve oilfields in … [Read more...]