LNG

Delivery – LNG Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger VOX APOLONIA at Malta – 12.01.2023

On Thursday 12th January, 2023, the newbuilt LNG Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) VOX APOLONIA passed breakwaters at 0659 hrs on her delivery voyage from her builders via the Suez Canal. She was built in Singapore by Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd of which last 13th December 2022 the delivery ceremony was done. In fact she …

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Containers – Hapag Lloyd scraps further LNG retrofitting of vessels – 01.10.2021

Retrofitting vessels to sail on LNG turned out to be more costly than expected for Hapag-Lloyd, which has shelved its plans for more retrofits. The outlook for LNG in the shipping industry has changed, says CEO Rolf Habben Jansen. Container Ship NINGBO EXPRESS berthed at Terminal 2, Malta Freeport back to 21st August, 2021. Back …

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LNG News – Japanese NYK Line boosts LNG Carrier Management – 22.10.2020

The Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK Line) has now agreed with Total to buy the oil major’s 80% stake of the GAZOCEAN, a French ship management company based at Marseilles, France which handles operation of six LNG ships. Before Thursday 22nd October NYK Line held only 20% of the stock in Gazocean and Total held …

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LNG News – Shell gas carrier GEMMATA at Malta again – 10.09.2020

On Thursday 10th September, 2020 the 290 m long British gas carrier GEMMATA entered Marsaxlokk Harbour for another shipment bound to the Floating Storage Unit (FSU) ARMADA LNG MEDITERRANA. This is not her first shipment in fact she was last here in July, 2020 . She was built in Nagasaki, Japan in 2004 and homeported at Singapore …

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LNG Carrier BACHIR CHIHANI towed – AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY

On Saturday 27th June 2015 the 1979 built LNG gas carrier BACHIR CHIHANI being towed was photographed from the air by MALTA SHIP PHOTOS around 40 miles offshore Malta. On Tuesday 23rd June, 2015 the Algerian flag and owned gas carrier was reported adrift off Lesvos Island, Greece in the Aegean Sea after an engine …

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Conveyance – BERGE ARZEW off Valletta – 03.12.2019

On Tuesday 3rd December 2019 after 1600 hrs the 2004 built LNG tanker BERGE ARZEW performed a conveyance service with Miggiani Offshore Boats MARIA-C and UNDAUNTED. She was built in South Korea by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering at Geoje with a 93,844 GRT and a deadweight of 77,470 tons. Below Images are of her …

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LNG News – Shell Gas carrier GALEA again at Malta – 20.08.2019

Today, Tuesday 20th August, 2019 the 290 m long British gas carrier GALEA entered Marsaxlokk Harbour for another shipment bound to the Floating Storage Unit (FSU) ARMADA LNG MEDITERRANA. This is not her first shipment infact she was the first ship to start the shipments back to 11th January, 2017. She was built in Nagasaki, Japan …

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LNG News – Awilco LNG hit by contract termination for damaged LNG carrier – 25.06.2019.

Awilco LNG has announced that the charterer of her 2013 built LNG carrier WILFORCE  has decided to cancel the remaining period of the time charter contract due to the prolonged off-hire period required to repair the vessel. WILFORCE was involved in a collision accident with another vessel off Singapore in the first week of June. At the …

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Valletta (Grand Harbour) Commercial Shipping Movements – Week 2 of 2019.

Monday 7th January, 2019. From 0003 to 0415 hrs the 1995 built ITA flag ropax EUROFERRY OLYMPIA was at Valletta berthed at Laboratory Wharf. Former Name – TRANSEUROPA until December 2013. IMO : 9010175; 183m; 32,553 GRT. Vessel was represented in Malta by Sullivan Maritime Ltd – www.sullivanmaritime.com From 0525 to 1127 hrs the 1999 built PRT flag ro/ro ship PAULINE RUSS was at Valletta …

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LNG News – Shell charters 6 new LNG tankers – 20.12.2018

Shell has inked charter contracts for six LNG carriers with Sovcomflot and TMS Cardiff Gas, with the latter announcing the order four newbuildings in South Korea to fulfil the charters. Shell Tankers (Singapore) Pte Ltd (STSL) has signed separate agreements to charter four LNG carriers from Greek shipowner TMS Cardiff Gas and two from Russian …

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