Sustainability in the heavy lifting industry

Cost efficiency and sustainability, two topics that are frequently discussed in the offshore and maritime industry. There are many developments and innovations going on in this area.

Bahri Adds New VLCC to Its Fleet

National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has further expanded its fleet with the addition of a 300,000-dwt ...

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Maran Tankers Orders VLCC Quartet at DSME

Maran Tankers Management, part of Greek shipping major Angelicoussis Shipping Group, has returned to South Korean ...

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20-Year-Old Crude Carriers Are Here to Stay?

By 2020, some 100 very large crude carriers (VLCCs) will be over 20 years old, hinting that the time may be ripe ...

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Nine BW Vessels Join DHT Holdings' Fleet

Nine very large crude carriers (VLCCs), acquired from the BW Group Limited, have been delivered to crude oil tanker ...

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Clarksons: Shipowners Favor VLCCs

With contracting this year only slightly less subdued than in 2016, there has been a welcome influx of activity in ...

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Smaller Tankers Likely to Benefit from Qatar Crisis?

If crude oil vessels from Qatar are banned from entering neighboring countries’ ports, it could have a small ...

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Bahri Adds 38th VLCC

The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has taken delivery of Maharah, a 300,000 dwt very large crude ...

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Two More Second-Hand Ships Join DryShips

Athens-based shipowner DryShips is keeping busy with fleet expansion as it has taken delivery of two second-hand ...

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New OPEC Cuts to Extend VLCC Woes

The very large crude carrier (VLCC) market could experience a downturn, which is likely to accelerate in the short ...

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Port Corpus Christi Welcomes Its Largest Ship to Date

The Port Corpus Christi hosted on May 26 the very large crude carrier (VLCC) Anne, the largest oil tanker ever to ...

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VLCC Newbuild Joins Thenamaris' Fleet

Greek shipping company Thenamaris revealed it has taken delivery of Seatriumph, a very large crude carrier (VLCC) ...

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Euronav Tied to VLCC Sale

Antwerp-based tanker owner and operator Euronav has been linked to a sale of TI Topaz, a very large crude carrier ...

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OSC Goes Global with VLCC Chartering

Muscat-headquartered Oman Shipping Company (OSC) has officially set up a new commercial chartering desk offering ...

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South Korea's Big Three Return to The Scene

South Korean big three shipbuilders, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) and Daewoo ...

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Showa Shell, Idemitsu Kosan to Join VLCC Fleets

Japanese oil and energy companies Showa Shell Sekiyu and Idemitsu Kosan have reached an agreement to combine their ...

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Gibson: Surge in VLCC Orders amid Attractive Prices

Attractive newbuilding prices have pushed the order count for very large crude carriers (VLCC) to around 30 so far ...

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Report: Samsung Heavy Wins Four More VLCC Orders?

South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has received an order for four more very large crude ...

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BW Confirms VLCC Order at SHI

BW Group is behind the order for four crude carriers at South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) ...

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Ten VLCCs Set to Exit Trading Fleet in 2017

With demolition values on the rise and impending environmental regulations that will require costly upgrades to ...

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Two More VLCCs from BW Group Join DHT Holdings

Crude oil tanker company DHT Holdings has taken delivery of two more very large crude carriers (VLCCs) from BW ...

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Hyundai Samho Receives VLCC Order, Attracts New Investment

Greek shipping company Neda Maritime has ordered a 319,000 dwt very large crude carrier (VLCC) from South Korean ...

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