Computational Fluid Dynamics

Over just the past fifteen years, the use of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) has become mainstream in ship design.

The Curious Case of “Hijacked” Vier Harmoni

A product tanker carrying 900,000 liters of diesel, initially believed to be hijacked off the coast of ...

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New Measures against Oil Pollution Effective from October

The latest amendments to the MARPOL Annex I for the prevention of oil pollution are scheduled to come into effect ...

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TEN Returns to Sungdong Shipbuilding for Oil Tanker Pair

Struggling South Korean yards exhibiting at this year’s Posidonia event in Greece seem to be on a roll over ...

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Oil Tanker Grounds in Suez Canal

A 163,038 DWT oil tanker ran aground at 159 km of the Suez Canal early this morning shortly after it entered the ...

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COSCO Zhoushan Bags Order for Up to Four Tankers

Chinese COSCO (Zhoushan) Shipyard, a subsidiary of COSCO Shipyard Group, has entered into a contract with ...

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Primorsk Files for Bankruptcy Protection

Cyprus-registered tanker owner Primorsk International Shipping Ltd. has filed for bankruptcy with the U.S. ...

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Supertanker Rates Top USD 100,000 a Day

Supertankers carrying crude oil from Saudi Arabia to Japan earned USD 104,256 a day on Friday, October 2nd, the ...

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Malaysia to Boost Search Efforts for Missing Oil Tanker

Malaysia to Boost Search Efforts for Missing Oil Tanker

Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak promised to increase the government’s efforts to locate ...

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Oil Tanker Buildup at Basra Oil Terminal

Dozens of oil tankers are waiting to load at Iraq’s offshore deep sea oil terminal Al Basra Oil Terminal in ...

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Iranian Navy Foils Two Pirate Attacks in One Week

Iranian naval forces have thwarted a pirate attack targeting one of the country’s oil tankers while under way in ...

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Kuwaiti Oil Tanker Fights Off Pirate Attack

A Kuwaiti oil tanker sailing through the Gulf of Aden managed to fend off a pirate attack on Sunday, February 8th. ...

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Ghana’s Navy Frees Oil Tanker from Pirates

The Ghana Navy has arrested eight pirates, identified as Nigerians, who are suspected of hijacking a crude oil ...

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Iranian Navy Fends Off Pirates

Two Iranian Navy vessels managed to repel a group of eight pirate skiffs that were approaching an Iranian ...

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SGO to Search for Unexploded Ordnance on Sunken Iraqi ...

Sterling Global Operations (SGO) has been chosen to provide surface – supplied divers for unexploded ordnance ...

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Oil Tanker ‘Cartola’ Departs Chengxi ...

On September 3, the second Brazilian oil tanker named Cartola, which is the same type of vessel as Ataulfo Alves, ...

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SCI Buys Oil Tanker Ordered by Irano Hind Joint Venture

-SCI Buys Oil Tanker Ordered by Irano Hind Joint Venture

After the South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industry (HHI) refused to deliver an oil tanker to Irano Hind ...

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Russia: Baltic Shipyard Lays Keel for New ...

Russia - Baltic Shipyard Lays Keel for New Kontur's Oil Tanker

Baltic Shipyard today laid the keel for the 4th oil tanker under the Project 2734 for KONTUR LLC. Baltic Shipyard ...

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UK: Oil Tanker’s Cargo Transfer Cancelled

  Poor weather conditions have prevented the transfer of a stricken oil tanker’s cargo to another ship ...

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Russia: Baltic Shipyard Holds Launching Ceremony New ...

Russia - Baltic Shipyard Holds Launching Ceremony New Oil Tanker

Today Baltic Shipyard launched the second vessel of a series of four non self-propelled oil tankers of Project ...

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Iranian Navy Thwarts Pirate Attack on Saudi Oil Tanker

Iranian Navy Thwarts Pirate Attack on Saudi Oil Tanker

Several unknown pirate boats were unsuccessful in their attempt to hijack a Saudi oil tanker as the Iranian ...

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Somali Pirates Free Italian Oil Tanker ‘Savina ...

Somali Pirates Free Italian Oil Tanker 'Savina Caylyn'

After more than 10 months of being confined, an Italian oil tanker was released by Somali pirates. The 105,000-ton ...

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