ABS grants AiP to dual deadweight bulker design

A dual deadweight neo-panamax bulk carrier design from the StandShip Joint Development Partnership (JDP) has gained ABS Approval in Principle. Available in 86,000 and 95,000 DWT designs, the bulk carrier is intended

Aasen Shipping orders first hybrid self-unloaders

Two 9,300 dwt self-unloading bulkers on order for Norway’s Aasen Shipping will be the first vessels of this type to feature hybrid propulsion. They will be fitted with excavators that will be

DNV GL grants AiP for LNG fueled bulker design

Japan’s K-Line and Namura Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. have received DNV GL approval in principle\ for the concept design of a 250,000 dwt LNG-fueled ore carrier. The concept vessel is based on Namura’s

LCS Commander removed after hitting moored bulker

Cmdr. Michael Johnson has been removed from command of the yet-to-be commissioned LCS-15, the future USS Billings, after the ship hit the moored bulk carrier Rosaire Desgagnés when leaving its berth in

Algoma Central’s eighth Equinox starts delivery voyage

St. Catharines, Ontario, headquartered Algoma Central Corporation (TSX: ALC) reports that the recently completed Algoma Conveyer, the third Seawaymax Equinox Class 740-ft self-unloading dry-bulk carrier, has begun its delivery voyage from China

Gibdock completes BWTS refit on German bulk carrier

AUGUST 28, 2018 — Gibraltar’s Gibdock recently completed a complex ballast water treatment system retrofit onboard the 179m, 34,500 dwt bulk carrier Zambesi. Built in 2013, DNV GL-classed vessel, owned by Hamburg-based John T.

Bulk carrier towed to Port of New York, after loss of propulsion

AUGUST 26, 2018 —The U.S. Coast Guard reported today that it coordinated the tow of a disabled 55,848 dwt, dry bulk carrier into the Port of New York and New Jersey after

LNG fueled 200K DWT bulker concept design gains AiP

JULY 5, 2018 — ClassNK has given approval in principle (AiP) to the concept design for a 200,000 DWT LNG-fueled bulk carrier developed by NYK Line (Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha) and shipbuilder

Eniram joins Project Forward LNG-fueled bulker initiative

MAY 18, 2018 — Eniram, a Wärtsilä company, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Athens-based Arista Shipping to participate in the Project Forward initiative, which is led by Arista. The

NTSB reports on 2016 bulk carrier grounding

JANUARY 19, 2017 — The National Transportation Safety board says that the probable cause of November 2016 grounding of the 738 ft fully-laden bulk carrier Nenita in the Columbia River was the