• Tsakos orders suezmax pair at Hyundai Samho
    Greek owner Nikolas Tsakos’ tanker unit Tsakos Energy Navigation (TEN) has placed an order at South Korean yard Hyundai Samho for the construction of two 158,000 dwt suezmax tankers. According to shipbroking sources, the vessels will be chartered to Chevron upon delivery in 2020, and price for each vessel is ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 23.01.2019By Jason Jiang
  • NYK Bulk & Projects Carriers secures biomass fuel transport contracts
    NYK Bulk & Projects Carriers, the bulker unit of NYK, has secured long term biomass fuel transport contracts from two new domestic power plants, Japanese media Kaiji Press reports. One contract will see the company transport wood pellets for a new Japanese biomass power plant from 2021 when the plant ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 23.01.2019By Jason Jiang
  • Kumiai Navigation offloads VLGC
    Singapore-based Kumiai Navigation has sold its 2001-built 79,500 cu m VLGC , as it looks to optimise its LPG tanker fleet. According to shipbroking sources, the 18-year-old Japanese-built vessel, the oldest in Kumiai’s LPG fleet, has been sold to a Middle Eastern buyer for $24m. The sale will downsize the ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 23.01.2019By Jason Jiang
  • 20 feared dead from LPG blaze off Crimea
    As many as 20 seafarers are now feared dead following the terrible blaze between two Tanzanian-flagged LPG carriers transferring cargoes on Monday in the Kerch Strait near Crimea. Authorities say 14 are dead with another six missing in freezing waters. The huge fire was caught on video and Russian authorities ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 23.01.2019By Sam Chambers
  • Trieste: Silk Road return or how China called Italy’s bluff?
    There has been much commentary around the intent and development of China’s push to increase it trade and energy security with Europe. Taking the view that the Xi Jinping announcement that China was giving rebirth to the original Silk Road through the announcement of the Belt Road Initiative (BRI), one ... read more
    splash247.com NewsPublished on 23.01.2019By Andre Wheeler
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