Newly named 15,000-TEU containership “LNG ready”

NOVEMBER 27, 2014—United Arab Shipping Company (UASC)’s first ever LNG-ready ultra large container vessel, the 15,000-TEU M/V Sajir, was recently named at Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries’ shipyard in Ulsan, Korea. The

Interferry hails MEPC decision on EEDI

MAY 21, 2013 — A sector-specific Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) for new ro-ro cargo and ro-pax vessels agreed at last week’s session of the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (see earlier

MAN B&W powered bulkers gain EEDI certification

JANUARY 30, 2013 — Chinese shipowner Centrans (Tianjing) Ocean Shipping has received EEDI compliance certificates for two 180,000 dwt newbuildings, an achievement it reports as being a world first in the Capesize

Singapore owners pick Wärtsilä X72 power for six newbuilds

OCTOBER 12, 2012 — Two Singapore-based shipping companies have chosen Wärtsilä X72 electronically controlled low speed engines to power six new vessels ordered from Chinese shipyards. The Wärtsilä equipment will be installed