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GRIMALDI GROUP RECEIVES TENTH GREEN RO-RO

GRIMALDI GROUP RECEIVES TENTH GREEN RO-RO

The Chinese Jinling Nanjing shipyard has delivered the 'Eco Mediterranea', the tenth of 12 vessels ordered belonging to the Grimaldi Green 5th Generation (GG5G), which includes the current largest and most eco-friendly ro-ro units for short sea shipping. The Eco...

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GRIMALDI NAMES SIXTH GG5G RO-RO

GRIMALDI NAMES SIXTH GG5G RO-RO

The port of Valletta has hosted a christening ceremony of the 'Eco Malta', the latest ro-ro vessel delivered to the Grimaldi Group, sixth of 12 hybrid ships belonging to the GG5G (Grimaldi Green 5th Generation) class and ordered by the company from the Chinese Jinling...

REPEAT COMBI FREIGHTER ORDER FOR DAMEN

REPEAT COMBI FREIGHTER ORDER FOR DAMEN

Shipping company Elbe-Ems has ordered a second Combi Freighter 3850 (CF 3850) from Damen Shipyards, following positive experience with the vessel of the same type' 'Sophie' which has been in operation in European waters since September 2021. The sister vessel, to be...

FIRST W-MAX GAS TANKER DELIVERED TO ‘K’ LINE

FIRST W-MAX GAS TANKER DELIVERED TO ‘K’ LINE

Japanese operator 'K' Line has taken delivery of a new W-Max Class LNG Carrier from Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding group, which was ordered for a long-term charter to Petronas LNG. The ship, named Lagenda Suria is the first of two new-building vessels for the Petronas...

EPS TAKES DELIVERY OF FIRST ETHANE-FUELLED TANKER

EPS TAKES DELIVERY OF FIRST ETHANE-FUELLED TANKER

Singapore shipping company Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) has taken delivery in Ulsan, Korea of 'STL Yangtze', the first of six 98,000m3 capacity Very Large Ethane Carriers (VLEC) vessels to join its growing gas fleet All six vessels will feature dual fuel ethane...

FIRST HYDROGEN-POWERED TUG TO DEBUT IN BELGIUM

FIRST HYDROGEN-POWERED TUG TO DEBUT IN BELGIUM

The Port of Antwerp-Bruges and CMB.Tech, the clean-tech subsidiary of logistics and shipping company CMB (Compagnie Maritime Belge) have announced the launch of the Hydrotug, believed to be the first hydrogen-powered tugboat, at the Armón group Navia yard in Spain,...

FIRST EMISSION-FREE PUSHBOAT NAMED IN GERMANY

FIRST EMISSION-FREE PUSHBOAT NAMED IN GERMANY

A naming ceremony has been held for ‘Elektra’, believed to be the first zero-emission pushboat to be built, at the Hermann Barthel shipyard in Derben, Germany. The ceremony marked the end of a two-year construction period and the transfer to Berlin's Westhafen for...

LARGE MULTI-FUEL SWEDISH RO-RO HANDED OVER

LARGE MULTI-FUEL SWEDISH RO-RO HANDED OVER

Swedish shipowner Wallenius SOL has taken delivery of 'Botnia Enabler', which it describes as the world’s largest ice-rated multi-fuel con-ro vessel, from the CIMC Raffles yard in China. Ragnar Johansson, MD, Wallenius SOL, said: “We’re incredibly pleased and proud to...

FOUR MORE LNG-FUELLED CAR CARRIERS FOR MOL

FOUR MORE LNG-FUELLED CAR CARRIERS FOR MOL

Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) has reached an agreement with Nihon Shipyard and Shin Kurushima Dockyard to build four 7,000-unit capacity car carriers that will use environment-friendly liquefied natural gas (LNG) as their main fuel. The vessels are the second series...

ZERO-EMISSION OFFSHORE VESSEL STARTS SEA TRIALS

ZERO-EMISSION OFFSHORE VESSEL STARTS SEA TRIALS

'Edda Breeze', the first of the five Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) that Spanish shipyard Astilleros Gondan has in its orderbook, has been moved to the Port of Gijón, from where it will complete its sea trials programme over the following weeks. The...

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