Ørsted To Pioneer Deployment Of GE’s Next Generation, World’s Largest Offshore Wind Turbines


Ørsted, the world-leading offshore wind developer, has selected GE Renewable Energy as the preferred turbine supplier for two of its US offshore wind farms which marks the world’s first commercial deployment of GE’s Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine.

Subject to final agreed and signed contract and all required project approvals, Ørsted will deploy Haliade-X 12MW wind turbines on the two offshore wind farms constituting Ørsted’s Mid-Atlantic cluster:

  •  Skipjack (120MW) off the coast of...


Hyundai Heavy Industries Receives AiP For New LPG Carrier Design


DNV GL has awarded South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI) with an Approval in Principle (AIP) for the design of a very large liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier.

Johan Petter Tutturen, DNV GL Business Director Gas Carriers, presented the AIP certificate for the 91,000 cubic meter (cbm) dual-fuel vessel design to Hyung Kwan Kim, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer in HHI, at the Gastech trade fair in Houston.

“The latest AIP yet again proves HHI’s...


Bahri Signs VLCC Order With IMI And HHI To Promote Indigenous Shipbuilding In Saudi Arabia


Bahri, a global leader in logistics and transportation, announced it has signed a Vessel Purchase Agreement (VPA) with International Maritime Industries (IMI) and a subsequent sub-contract agreement with its long-term partner Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) to build of a 319,000 DWT Very Large Crude-oil Carrier (VLCC) with delivery expected in October 2021.

Other agreements signed will ensure all parties pursue a series of long-term business activities, whether jointly or severally on the basis...


Countdown To IMO 2020 Begins, POSCO Poses Readiness To Mass-Produce SOx Scrubbers


Starting 1 January 2020, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) will enforce a new 0.5% global sulfur cap on fuel content, lowering from the present 3.5% limit. As the ultimate goal of the regulation is to reduce SOx emissions in shipping, the industry stakeholders are devising potential solutions such as fuel switching and SOx scrubber.

To support the shipping industry in meeting the 2020 sulfur cap, POSCO is more prepared than ever – with its capacity to mass-produce high-grade...


GTT’s Mark III Flex Containment System Wins Bureau Veritas AiP On Ice-Breaking ‘Arctic’ LNGC


GTT – the LNG containment system designer has received approval in principle (AiP) for its Mark III Flex system at Gastech 2019 in Houston. This membrane cargo containment system (CCS) is an evolution of the GTT Mark III Flex technology specifically designed and modified for Arctic operations. A certificate was provided to Philippe Berterottière, GTT’s Chairman and CEO by Matthieu de Tugny, the President of Bureau Veritas, Marine & Offshore at a ceremony on the Bureau Veritas exhibition stand...