VESSEL REVIEW | Cape Hayate – K Line adds LNG-fuelled newbuild to bulker fleet

Cape Hayate

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) recently took delivery of a new Capesize bulk carrier fuelled by LNG. Cape Hayate was built by Japan Marine United (JMU) as the first Capesize bulk carrier in the K Line fleet to be equipped with a dual-fuel engine that can utilise both diesel and LNG, the latter...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/shipping/dry-cargo/bulkers/vessel-review-cape-hayate-k-line-adds-lng-fuelled-newbuild-to-bulker-fleet/

Tanker News Roundup | June 19 – Chinese and Middle East gas carrier construction, UK methanol bunkering ship concept and more

An Italian operator christens a new bunkering ship as construction continues on LNG carriers for Chinese and Qatari owners. Gas carrier orders have been placed by clients in Greece and Singapore. Finally, a UK design firm unveils plans for a new methanol bunkering ship. Greece’s Prime Marine orders LCO2 carrier Greek shipowner Prime Marine has […]

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VESSEL REVIEW | Shimokita Maru – Japan’s NS United places hybrid LNG-electric limestone carrier into service

The hybrid limestone carrier Shimokita Maru

Japan’s Tsuneishi Shipbuilding recently handed over a new bulk carrier to local shipowner NS United Kaiun Kaisha. Shimokita Maru replaces an older, similarly named vessel in the NS United fleet. The newer Shimokita Maru has an LOA of 93.8 metres (308 feet), a moulded beam of 18.2 metres (59.7...

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VESSEL REVIEW | Fairchem Pathfinder – Second LNG-fuelled chemical tanker in series delivered to US operator

Fairchem Pathfinder

Japanese shipping company MOL Chemical Tankers, via its recently acquired US-based subsidiary Fairfield Chemical Carriers (FCC), has taken delivery of a new vessel fitted with dual-fuel engines that can also run on LNG in addition to marine diesel. Fairchem Pathfinder belongs to a series of four 26,000DWT vessels built by Fukuoka Shipbuilding to a design […]

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Russia resumes search for submarine lost in World War II

A Soviet Navy Leninets-class submarine, date unknown

The Russian Ministry of Defence has confirmed that an expedition has been launched to attempt to locate a Soviet Navy submarine that was lost off the northern coast of Japan in the closing weeks of World War II. Russian Navy hydrographic ships will begin combing the waters of La Perouse Strait...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/security/naval/naval-submersibles/russia-resumes-search-for-submarine-lost-in-world-war-ii/

New amphibious dredger to be delivered to Ukrainian land reclamation agency

A new amphibious dredger built by Aquamec for use in Ukraine

The Ukrainian State Agency of Land Reclamation and Fisheries will soon take delivery of a new amphibious dredger built by Aquamec of Finland. The vessel, which was purchased with assistance from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), is designed to undertake a range of duties in swamps...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/marine-projects/dredging/new-amphibious-dredger-to-be-delivered-to-ukrainian-land-reclamation-agency/

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