OSD seals 10 new PSV orders

Offshore Ship Designers has sealed 10 new design contracts for large diesel-electric Platform Supply Vessels for two major offshore operators building at three shipyards in Brazil, Japan and Spain. Swire Pacific Offshore Operations (Pte) Limited has ordered four IMT-997 Platform Supply Vessels to be built by Universal Shipbuilding Corporation in Japan and four sister vessels […]

ClassNK releases new guidelines for gas fuelled ships

Class Society ClassNK has released new guidelines to address safety measures for the use of natural gas as ship fuel. As regulations curbing atmospheric pollution and greenhouse gas emissions grow stricter amid stronger calls for a greener shipping industry, more attention is turning to the potential of natural gas as a cleaner alternative to liquid […]

Thomas Gunn now top supplier of navigation services to UNICOM fleet

Thomas Gunn Navigation Services (TGNS) has been awarded an important new contract by Unicom to supply an additional 43 vessels with its outfit management services, meaning TGNS now supplies navigation solutions to 78 vessels, the bulk of the Unicom fleet. “We value the strong business relationship we have built up with Unicom over a number […]