Photos: Shipbreaking on the Beaches of Alang

Reuters' photographer Amit Dave has published a series of photos taken just this week at a shipbreaking yard in Alang, India, where many of the world's ships continue to be sent at the end of their operational lives. While some yards in Alang have upgraded their facilities to comply with global shipbreaking standards set out in the Hong Kong Convention, the shipbreaking … [Read more...]

SPOTD – Larger Than Life DC Superheroes At Sea

Tirrenia Nuraghes's Superhero themed Ferries. Image via Palumbo Shipyard, Italy Super Heroes take-over the high seas after Palumbo shipyards in Messina Italy began decorating the sides of themed Tirrenia ships.  The M/V  is the first of Tirrenia’s ferries to put on a “new look:” that of the iconic DC Super Hero Batman! The new DC Themed … [Read more...]

Ship Photos of the Day – Cargo Loading at Brazil’s New Tiplam Terminal

Today's ship photos show employees working to load a soybean cargo aboard the ship Krypos Land at the Tiplam terminal in Santos, Brazil, Merch 13, 2017.  The 2.2 billion reais ($694 million) Tiplam terminal in Latin America's largest port started operations at a new berth in January and will ramp-up loadings with a second berth at the end of March or early … [Read more...]

Ship Photos of the Day – Teekay’s MEGI LNG Carrier ‘Creole Spirit’ Celebrates One Year in Operation

Teekay's MEGI LNG carrier Creole Spirit is celebrating one year in operation. The Creole Spirit was delivered to its owner Cheniere Energy in February 2016. It is Teekay's very first M-type, Electronically Controlled, Gas Injection (MEGI)-Type LNG carrier, designed to be significantly more fuel-efficient and have lower emission levels than other engines currently being used … [Read more...]