Category archives: Tankers

Republic of the Marshall Islands becomes No. 1 flag for world's tanker fleet

The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Registry hit a significant milestone by attaining the status as the world's largest tanker fleet. This status was achieved over the summer ...

Navig8 takes delivery of its third newbuilding product tanker

Navig8 Product Tankers Inc., an international shipping company focused on the transportation of petroleum products,  announced that it has taken delivery of the Navig8 Precision a 74,000 DWT LR1 ...

Navig8 cancels newbuilding contracts at STX

Navig8 Chemical Tankers Inc. announced that it has cancelled contracts to construct five IMO2 49,000 DWT Interline-coated medium range tankers at STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. which were to ...

Concordia Maritime signs sale & leaseback agreement for the IMOIIMAX tanker Stena Image

Concordia Maritime is selling the IMOIIMAX tanker Stena Image to a large Japanese financial institution. The transaction is a sale and leaseback agreement, which in this case means that the ...

Ocean Yield announces investment in two chemical tankers with long term charters

Ocean Yield ASA has agreed to acquire two 45,000 dwt IMO II chemical carriers for a consideration of USD 35 million per vessel in combination with 12-year "hell and ...

Sovcomflot Group expands its fleet by nine vessels

On 26 September 2016, SCF Group completed the acquisition of nine tankers from Primorsk International Shipping Ltd. (“PRISCO”). 

This summer SCF Tankers Ltd., a subsidiary of PAO Sovcomflot, was the ...

Philly Shipyard celebrates Keel Laying milestone for third APT tanker

Philly Shipyard, Inc. (PSI), the wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Philly Shipyard ASA, held a ceremonial Keel Laying for the third product tanker in a four vessel order for American ...

NASSCO christens fourth ECO Class product tanker

On Saturday, September 17, General Dynamics NASSCO hosted a christening ceremony for the fourth ECO Class tanker for American Petroleum Tankers (APT) under construction at the company’s shipyard in ...

Tanker Shturman Albanov carries her first cargo from Novy Port field to Murmansk

On 16 September Shturman Albanov, Sovcomflot’s unique Arctic shuttle tanker, successfully delivered her first significant consignment of crude oil produced at Gazprom Neft’s Novy Port field to the ...

Stena Bulk takes delivery of 50,000 dwt tanker, the Stena Immortal

The Stena Immortal was delivered from the Chinese shipyard GSI (Guangzhou Shipbuilding International) in southeast China. The vessel is jointly owned on a 50-50 basis by Stena Bulk and Indonesian ...

Navig8 Chemical inks sale and leaseback for two tankers

Navig8 Chemical Tankers Inc., an international shipping company focused on the transportation of chemicals, announced that it has entered into a sale and leaseback transaction with subsidiaries of Japan-based SBI ...

Ardmore Shipping announces delivery of three MR product/chemical tankers

Ardmore Shipping Corporation announced that the Company has taken delivery of the first three of six MR product / chemical tankers that it agreed to acquire in June 2016. The Ardmore ...

Gener8 Maritime announces delivery of the Gener8 Perseus and Gener8 Oceanus

Gener8 Maritime, Inc., a leading U.S.-based provider of international seaborne crude oil transportation services, announced that it took delivery of two "ECO" VLCCs, the Gener8 Perseus on September ...

Wärtsilä to supply comprehensive scope of solutions for four new Swedish LNG fuelled tankers

Wärtsilä, the leading provider of LNG fuel solutions to the marine industry, has been awarded a contract covering four newbuild tanker vessels. The ships are to be built at ...

NAT takes delivery of newbuilding Suezmax tanker

Nordic American Tankers  took delivery of the Nordic Star, a Suezmax newbuilding tanker of 158,000 deadweight tons, built at Sungdong Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd., South Korea.

The vessel ...

Six Suezmax tankers future-proofed thanks to Bureau Veritas’ GAS-PREPARED notation

Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas is to grant GAS-PREPARED notation to six Suezmax tankers under construction for Dynacom Tankers Management. The oil tanker specialist is the first shipowner to ...

First direct-drive permanent magnet shaft generator solution sails smoothly aboard Terntank’s LNG-fueled tanker

WE Tech Solutions (WE Tech), a leading energy efficiency solutions provider in the marine industry, and The Switch, a technology specialist of permanent magnet machines for advanced marine drive trains ...

Gener8 Maritime announces delivery of the Gener8 Macedon

Gener8 Maritime, Inc., a leading U.S.-based provider of international seaborne crude oil transportation services, announced that it took delivery of the "ECO" VLCC the Gener8 Macedon on August ...

Wärtsilä Ballast Water Management Systems chosen by Maersk Tankers

Maersk Tankers A/S of Denmark has selected Wärtsilä’s Electro Chlorination (EC) Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) for three new 50,000 DWT medium range (MR) tankers being ...

BV classes first newbuilding LNG-fuel tanker built by Avic for Terntank Rederi

Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas has classed the first LNG-fuelled newbuilding oil/chemical tanker, the 15,000 dwt Ternsund, built under BV class at Avic Dingheng, China and delivered ...

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