Flogas Britain and ABP join forces to bunker ships with LNG in UK first

Flogas Britain has partnered with Associated British Ports (ABP) to bunker a ship with liquefied natural gas (LNG) for the first time ever in the UK. The pioneering project, which mirrors similar successful schemes in other European countries, saw a 110-metre carrier named Ireland – operated by Norwegian shipping firm KGJ Cement – refuelled with […]

Liverpool in limelight at global shipping event

Liverpool’s potential for inward investment will be showcased at a conference next month being held as part of London International Shipping Week. The city region is one of the fastest growing in England and the UK’s second largest regional economy worth, more than £156.8 billion. The event aims to build on the momentum generated by […]

Ecospeed decision validated by Ernest Shackleton

British Antarctic Survey’s decision to apply the Ecospeed hard coating to the hull of its new polar research ship RRS Sir David Attenborough has been validated by the recent drydocking of sister vessel RRS Ernest Shackleton. The 80m long vessel, coated with Ecospeed in 2009, drydocked last month at the Orskov shipyard, in Frederikshavn, Denmark, […]

Warship artefact revived by craftsman

Precision measurement specialist Starrett is donating an assortment of its hand tools to Scottish craftsman Campbell Deeming to provide assistance for his project to create a unique Royal Navy heirloom, carved from the deck of warship HMS Nelson. The project will see Deeming forge a captain’s sea chest from the last remaining piece of decking […]

Crowley to deploy powerful tug veteran in the Port of Los Angeles/Long Beach

Crowley Marine Services is deploying the tugboat Veteran in the Port of Los Angeles/Long Beach to provide enhanced docking safety for all vessels, including large petroleum tank vessels with deep drafts greater than 65 feet calling on Long Beach Berth 121. With a bollard pull rating of over 90 short tons, Veteran will be one […]