Cargo

  • Record Engine Powers World’s Largest Containership

    Record Engine Powers World’s Largest Containership

    29th May 2020

    HMM, the South Korean shipping company, has launched the first in a series of 12 ultra-large containerships which will each feature individual MAN B&W G95ME-C10.5 low-speed main engines. At 23,964TEU, HMM Algeciras is the world’s largest containership and will operate…

  • Maersk Supply Service awarded subsea removal for Dunlin Alpha platform

    Maersk Supply Service awarded subsea removal for Dunlin Alpha platform

    26th May 2020

    Maersk Supply Service has been awarded a contract for the removal of the Dunlin Alpha platform’s subsea conductors and guide frames, by Fairfield Betula Limited. Maersk Supply Service will remove four 30-inch jacket-mounted drilling conductors and two associated conductor guide…

  • LNG-fuelled vessels for Bore Ltd

    LNG-fuelled vessels for Bore Ltd

    18th May 2020

    Finland-based Bore Ltd, an affiliate of the Dutch Spliethoff Group, has ordered three LNG-fuelled short-sea vessels from the WuHu shipyard in China with delivery of the first unit expected by mid-2021. The 120m long ships, to be completed to Finnish/Swedish…

  • Scraped after forty years

    Scraped after forty years

    14th May 2020

    Matson Navigation’s bridge-forward configured Kauai, converted to an open-hatch vessel with vertical container guides in the 1990s, has gone for scrap at Brownsville, Texas after a career of four decades. The 219.5m by 29m vessel was built by Sun Ship…

  • Sovcomflot builds its fleet

    Sovcomflot builds its fleet

    9th May 2020

    Russia’s Sovcomflot has taken delivery of the 174,000m3 capacity LNG carrier SCF La Perouse from South Korea’s Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries for operation under a long-term time charter agreement with French energy major Total. The new vessel features a slow-speed dual-fuel…

  • Giant fish farm transported by semi-submersible

    Giant fish farm transported by semi-submersible

    7th May 2020

    Dutch dredging and heavylift specialist Royal Boskalis Westminster recently transported the 385m by 60m Havfarm 1, a steel fish farm structure, from China to Norway using its  semi-submersible Boka Vanguard, the world’s largest heavy transport vessel. The 36,000-ton fish farm…

  • MAN Engines Ordered for New Generation Offshore Installation Vessel

    MAN Engines Ordered for New Generation Offshore Installation Vessel

    4th May 2020

    China Merchant Heavy Industry (CMHI) has ordered six MAN 12V32/44CR main engines in connection with the building of a new 5,000-tonne floating installation crane vessel Les Alizés for Jan De Nul Group, an international maritime construction expert. Delivering a cumulative…