Swedish Club Issues New Bunker Alerts for Next-gen Loss Prevention

  • An updated version of The Swedish Club’s Trade Enabling Loss Prevention tool (TELP) now offers its members targeted bunker alerts.
  • The guidelines warns vessels of fuel quality issues reported at global ports.

A new release of The Swedish Club’s Trade Enabling Loss Prevention tool (TELP), the next generation of loss prevention, has just been launched to Club members.

Fuel testing service

The service, which is free of charge to members of The Swedish Club, has been developed in association with...


Asian LNG Hits 4-month High Amid Soaring U.S. Gas Prices

  • European and U.S. gas prices rise this week
  • Gorgon LNG plant supply issues boost Asian prices
  • Several buy tenders issued this week

Asian spot liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices jumped to a more than four-month high this week, tracking firmer gas prices in Europe and the United States, and as major cities in North Asia face warmer-than-usual weather potentially boosting demand, reports Reuters.

Bullish market

The average LNG price for September delivery into northeast Asia LNG-AS was estimated at...


EAL Range With New Products

ExxonMobil has added Mobil SHC Aware Hydraulic Series oils and Mobil SHC Aware Grease EP 0 to its range of high performance marine lubricants.

Both are formulated to meet the US Vessel General Permit (VGP) requirements for Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs) making them ideal for deck and underwater machinery operating in areas where environmental protection regulations are in force. The lubricants offer excellent protection, even in challenging marine operating conditions. The...


Contract To Deliver LNG Cargo for Chartered Bunker Barge

Italy’s Gas and Heat said it has been contracted to deliver LNG cargo and fuel handling system for a Shell-chartered bunker barge, reports offshore energy.

About The Bunkering Barge

The vessel capable of transporting up to 5,000 cubic meters of the chilled fuel is being built by Astilleros Armon shipyard in Gijon for Knutsen Scale Gas.

The bunkering barge will be deployed in the port of Barcelona, the company said in its statement.

Contract Covers

Gas and Heat’s contract covers the supply of both...


Oil Tanker Mysteriously Explodes

An explosion rocked an oil tanker on Sunday, causing a small fire in one of its engines, state media said, reports The Jerusalem Post.

The incident 

The fire on the ship was extinguished by the crew quickly with no casualties, it said.

“The technical fault took place in one of the engines of the oil tanker near the coast… it caused a small fire and a plume of smoke,” state media said.

Local radio station said earlier that an explosion had hit a tanker during maintenance work after it had caught...


ClassNK AiP for World’s Largest Liquefied Hydrogen Carrier CCS

  • KHI obtains AiP from ClassNK for a cargo containment system (CCS) offering the world’s largest capacity developed for use on a large liquefied hydrogen carrier.
  • The CCS for which the AiP was obtained is designed to contain cryogenic liquefied hydrogen.
  • This containment system has the largest capacity of its kind worldwide used in liquefied hydrogen marine transport.

Japan-based classification society ClassNK, in their press release, has issued an Approval in Principle to Kawasaki Heavy...


Suez Canal Blockage’s Delayed Containers, 54 Of 64 Now Processed

  • 64 container ships en route to Rotterdam that were delayed when the Suez Canal was blocked after the Ever Given ran aground on 23 March.
  • 54 vessels have now been processed, three vessels were cancelled, two are currently being processed, one is at anchor and four are en route.

According to an article published in Marine Insight, 54 of 64 delayed container ships en route To Rotterdam which delayed due to Suez Canal blockage have now been processed.

Rotterdam’s Quality Work

“The Suez Armada is as...


ESVAGT and Siemens Gamesa Enter A 95 Day Agreement

  • For the next three to six months, the ’Esvagt Dana’ will connect its gangway system to the offshore wind turbines in the Baltic 2 wind farm in the Baltic.
  • ESVAGT and Siemens Gamesa have entered into a 95-day agreement with an option of a further three months.
  • The vessel successfully provided support in Baltic 2 from November 2019 to August 2020 when the ’Esvagt Froude’.
  • It had been working in the offshore wind farm since Baltic 2 was built, moved on to new tasks in Triton Knoll in the English...


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