Timor Port receives equipment to handle large-capacity ships

Timor Port has received two two tugs, two STS gantries and four RTG gantry cranes for the Tibar Bay deep sea port concession. The delivery was made on a semi- submersible vessel specialised in gantry transportation. The two new STS gantries will enable the terminal to unload large container ships with increased handling speed. The …

Newbuilding MV UHL Felicity delivered to United Heavy Lift

F900 Eco-Lifter newbuilding MV UHL Felicity was delivered to United Heavy Lift on May 21, 2022. MV UHL Felicity is vessel number 17 in a series of 19 state-of-the-art F900 Eco-Lifters newbuildings to join the fleet. UHL has taken delivery of the newbuilding at the CSSC Hudong shipyard in Shanghai, China. MV UHL Felicity will make her maiden voyage from South Korea …

AAL Shipping increases newbuilding order

In November 2021, AAL Shipping launched its third-generation newbuilding plan with the initial order of four 32,000 deadweight (DWT) premium project multipurpose vessels and classifying them the ‘Super B-Class’. The carrier has recently increased its order to six vessels and released first images, technical and design details.  Under deck there will be two box-shaped cargo …

Steerprop signs five-year contract with Siem Offshore

Finish Steerprop has signed a five-year contract with Siem Offshore regarding the propulsion monitoring service Steerprop Care Premium for three of the Norway-based offshore vessel company’s platform supply ships. Steerprop Care is designed to enhance the availability of a vessel by continuously monitoring the health of the main propulsion system, revealing any changes in the …

RINA approves first MR tanker to exceed IMO 2050 targets using fossil fuels 

Rina has announced the Approval in Principle (AiP) of Swedish designer FKAB Marine Design’s hydrogen powered MR Tanker, the first AiP of a design using currently viable technology and fuels that achieves IMO 2050 targets. Conceived by the class society and designed by FKAB, the propulsion is based on combining the ship’s fuel (LNG) with …

AAL delivers tower components for US petroleum refinery project

AAL Shipping recently delivered 456-metric-tonne industrial tower components to the US West Coast. The cargo was loaded in South Korea onboard the 31,000-deadweight heavy lift AAL Pusan and transported across the Pacific to the Port of Everett in Washington. Cargo handling was further complicated by strict Covid-19 restrictions at multiple ports of call, which required …