Japan’s MLIT will build the country’s first LNG bunkering tankers aimed at strengthening Nagoya ports’ competitiveness.

Blue Giant

The purchase of the vessel, which has already been managed by the Bremen-based group on behalf of its previous owners, is to support the expansion of its own offshore service activities, the company said.

Malaysia LNG ship

Access to gas reserves and change-in-destination clauses boost Malaysian LNG exports.

Richard Sadler GasLog

GasLog COO Richard Sadler talks about how working in war zones and reshaping Lloyd’s Register have given him the tools to cope with volatile transformation in the LNG market.

The roundtable discussion in Norfolk, Virginia

A recent DPC roundtable explored the interplay between emerging technology and dredging to highlight the issues both driving forward implementation and also holding back the sector.

Hopper dredger Afonso de Albuquerque will be delivered in September 2018.

Jan De Nul Group’s new dredgers are able to operate cost-efficiently while still meeting the requirements of various regulations for vessel emissions

Iranian flag

Strict sanctions imposed by China, Iran, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and the United States in recent years have created uncertainty for the maritime industry as crews may find themselves in precarious situations, particularly when it comes to visas.

Jiangzhou Union Shipbuilding

Both companies said the establishment of the shipbuilding JV will help financially troubled Jiangzhou Union Shipbuilding to restore client’s faith and restructure its shipbuilding business.

STX O&S shipyard.

Sincere Navigation’s newbuilding order fell through after shipbuilder STX Offshore & Shipbuilding failed to secure refund guarantees.

1991-built LPG tanker, Nanga Parbat

Shipping Corporation of India has sold its LPG carrier pair for demolition amid the depressed market following the slump in local steel prices.