First LNG-Battery Hybrid Cargo Ferry in North America

December 13, 2016

Canadian ferry operator Seaspan Ferries takes delivery of the first of 5 Planned LNG-battery hybrid ferries Richmond, B.C – Dec 13, 2016 – Corvus Energy, congratulates Vancouver-based ferry operator Seaspan Ferries which recently took delivery of the first of two LNG-battery hybrid cargo ferries to be delivered in the next 12 months. The ‘Seaspan Swift’ is the first LNG-battery hybrid cargo ferry in North America. The vessel features two dual-fuel…

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ABC dual fuel engines for dredge

MV Minerva
February 8, 2016

Today, Anglo Belgian Corporation, one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of medium speed diesel engines, announced the sale of two s that will power a new build vessel for the Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group DEME. This agreement was officialized with the Dutch shipyard ‘Royal IHC’. This contract confirms Anglo Belgian Corporation’s know-how in the development and production of advanced propulsion solutions for the maritime industry. The commissioning of…

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Nosejob gives Kitimat a shudder

November 16, 2009

Well I see its been already two weeks since my last post! I finally got on top of that nasty computer virus which crippled my computer for my whole time at sea, this last contract. If anyone gets a hold of this little prick, aka know as the daddy of the Virut worm, please castrate them with my regards. Since getting home I have been trying to rebuild the damn…

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Sink or swim

November 28, 2008

Iain sent these pictures in of a LPG tanker launch in China. To me, it seems a bit of a rough launch and quite risky. Well you could certainly sustain allot of damage launching a ship that way, but I guess one must do what one must to get the job done. That’s an interesting point to ponder, what if they do some damage, do they have a drydock or…

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Norwegians get gassy

October 8, 2008

Norwegian based Sea Cargo, currently operating a fleet of 8 versatile ro-ro cargo ship in the North Sea since 2001, is believe to be the first company to ever order ships which will be solely fueled by Liquid Natural Gas (LNG). Four ships have been ordered, with an option for four more; of the four to be built, two of them to be LNG fueled the other two with standard…

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Qatar’s big gasser

August 10, 2008

World’s largest LNG carrier ready for its debutQatar Gas’ first Q-Max vessel is part of wider contract with Samsung HeavyMike Grinter, 8 July 2008 Lloyds List QATAR Gas’ first Q-Max liquefied natural gas vessel, Mozah, was waiting alongside at Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje Island yesterday in anticipation of its naming on July 11. With a capacity of 266,000 cu m, an overall length of 345 m, breadth of…

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