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Huisman to build 1600-mt crane for Japanese offshore wind

Huisman will deliver a 1600-metric-tonne Leg Encircling Crane to PaxOcean Engineering. The crane will be placed on Penta-Ocean’s new self-elevated platform to install twelve-megawatt wind turbines and various foundations including monopiles. The self-elevated platform (SEP) will...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Stena Bulk tests bio-fuel on tanker

During the coming weeks Stena Bulk will perform a test running a medium range tanker on one hundred per cent biofuel. The fuel is the MR1-100 bio-fuel oil, produced from used cooking oil and supplied...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Sleipnir sets LNG bunkering world record in Rotterdam

Heerema’s Sleipnir, the world’s most powerful semi-submersible crane vessel has received the largest LNG bunkering ever completed. Titan LNG organised the bunkering, using the Coral Fraseri, Anthony Veder’s LNG carrier in the Port of Rotterdam. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Ships wedged together after collision

A muted alarm went unnoticed resulting in a ro-ro vessel colliding with an anchored container ship. Neither the officer of the watch nor the bridge personnel on the container ship saw the accident coming. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

IMO GHG reductions 2030/2050 in perspective

On 13 April 2018, the IMO adopted resolution MEPC.304(72). This resolution reflects the IMO ambition to have shipping contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. What does this mean for the individual ship’s emission...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk