Coast Guard News

September 14, 2021
Søren Skou, CEO of the world's biggest container shipping company Maersk, has called on the UN maritime body to determine the end date for the use of fossil fuels in the shipping industry. The post Maersk CEO demands end date for fossil fuel use in shipping appeared first on Offshore Energy. ... [Read More]
September 14, 2021
Carnival Corporation, the world's largest cruise company, confirmed its aspirations to build zero-emission ships by 2050 that will be operated globally by its nine cruise line brands. The post Carnival Corporation wants to build zero-emission ships by 2050 appeared first on Offshore Energy. ... [Read More]
September 14, 2021
France's shipping giant CMA CGM has agreed to make a €25 million (US$29.5 million) investment in compatriot Brittany Ferries, including €10 million (US$11.8 million) in quasi-equity to support the company's post-Covid recovery. The post CMA CGM invests in Brittany Ferries to support its post-Covid recovery appeared first on Offshore Energy. ... [Read More]
September 14, 2021
Brazil's CBO closed the acquisition of compatriot rival Finarge, acquiring five AHTS vessels in the transaction. The post Brazil’s CBO buys rival player Finarge in $94 million deal appeared first on Offshore Energy. ... [Read More]
September 14, 2021
The International Cargo Handling Coordination Association and the International Vessel Operators Dangerous Goods Association (IVODGA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to tackle safety issues of dangerous goods, storage and transport. The post Industry bodies want better standards for dangerous goods transport, storage appeared first on Offshore Energy. ... [Read More]
September 14, 2021
Dalian Shipbuilding (DSCI), a subsidiary of China State Shipbuilding Corporation, said the world’s first LNG-fueled very large crude carrier (VLCC) has completed its sea trials in Chinese waters. The post World’s 1st LNG-fueled VLCC wraps up sea trials appeared first on Offshore Energy. ... [Read More]
September 14, 2021
In an industry first, classification society ABS has launched a service using sophisticated modeling and simulation technologies to assess the impact of a wide range of vessel decarbonization technologies at the design stage as well as simplifying EEXI and CII compliance. The post ABS rolls out industry 1st simulation decarbonization service appeared first on Offshore Energy. ... [Read More]
September 14, 2021
Japanese shipping heavyweight Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has signed charter deals with Novatek Gas and Power Asia, a subsidiary of Russia's PAO Novatek for four newbuilding liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers. The post MOL orders 4 LNG carriers to serve Novatek appeared first on Offshore Energy. ... [Read More]
September 13, 2021
South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries has been in talks with Russian contractors to build icebreaking LNG carriers for $2.6 billion. The post Samsung Heavy eyes Russian icebreaking LNG carriers order appeared first on Offshore Energy. ... [Read More]
September 13, 2021
South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries has been in talks with Russian contractors to build icebreaking LNG carriers for $2.6 billion. The post Samsung Heavy eyes Russian icebreaking LNG carriers order appeared first on Offshore Energy. ... [Read More]
September 13, 2021
Australian energy transition company Global Energy Ventures has secured funding support to evaluate the technical and commercial feasibility of exporting green hydrogen from the Gascoyne to Asia-Pacific using its compressed hydrogen shipping solution. The post GEV gets WA renewable hydrogen grant appeared first on Offshore Energy. ... [Read More]
September 13, 2021
Australian energy transition company Global Energy Ventures has secured funding support to evaluate the technical and commercial feasibility of exporting green hydrogen from the Gascoyne to Asia-Pacific using its compressed hydrogen shipping solution. The post GEV gets WA renewable hydrogen grant appeared first on Offshore Energy. ... [Read More]
September 13, 2021
The first, fully-electric road ferries to sail in North America are now on their way from Damen Shipyards Galati, Romania, to Lake Ontario, Canada, to begin operations, the shipbuilder said. The post North America’s 1st all-electric car ferries start voyage home appeared first on Offshore Energy. ... [Read More]
September 13, 2021
Boston-headquartered provider of ballast water treatment (BWT) solutions Ecochlor has received IMO BWMS Code type approval for its EcoOne and EcoOne Hybrid systems from the Norwegian Maritime Authority. The post Ecochlor secures IMO BWMS Code type approval appeared first on Offshore Energy. ... [Read More]
September 13, 2021
Norwegian engineering and equipment development company TECO 2030 has been granted up to NOK 4 million ($462,300) in tax relief as indirect government support for developing carbon capture solutions (CCS). The post TECO 2030 wins tax relief grant for CCS development appeared first on Offshore Energy. ... [Read More]
September 13, 2021
Octopus Bidco AS, a company owned by funds advised by American investment company Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. (KKR) and its affiliates, has initiated the process to acquire Norwegian shipowner Ocean Yield ASA. The post Ocean Yield to get new owner appeared first on Offshore Energy. ... [Read More]
September 13, 2021
The UK government has backed an absolute zero target for international shipping emissions by 2050, marking the start of London International Shipping Week. The post UK calls for zero global shipping emissions by 2050 appeared first on Offshore Energy. ... [Read More]
September 13, 2021
Classification society ABS, shipbuilder Hudong–Zhonghua Shipbuilding (HZS) and technology company Wärtsilä have partnered up to develop a flexible, future-ready and modular concept for a future multi-fuel electric liquefied natural gas carrier (LNGC). The post ABS, Hudong–Zhonghua and Wärtsilä join forces on IMO 2050 CII-ready LNG carrier appeared first on Offshore Energy. ... [Read More]
September 13, 2021
The world's first IMO Type B very large ethane carrier (VLEC) Pacific Ineos Belstaff has been launched at Jiangnan Shipyard. The post World’s first IMO Type B VLEC launched appeared first on Offshore Energy. ... [Read More]
September 10, 2021
Oil and gas companies and associated supply chain have started responding to the global energy transition push by announcing strategic business reviews and expansion of focus to cleaner and emissions-free markets more aligned with net-zero targets, as renewable energy sector prepares to enter the record-breaking age bound to continue with each passing year.... [Read More]

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