Tallink Orders "New Generation" Energy Efficient LNG Ferry

 

 

 

 

 

Friday December 12, 2014

The ship will cost €230 million and hold 2800 passngers.

Estonian shipper AS Tallink Grupp has ordered a "New Generation" liquefied natural gas (LNG) car-passenger ferry for its Tallinn-Helsinki route, the company announced

Tallink said that it had signed an agreement with Meyer Turku Oy to construct the 2800-passenger capacity LNG vessel for roughly €230 million. ($284.6 million)

The ship, in addition to complying with upcoming sulfur regulations, was also designed for energy efficiency and increasing recycling utilisation. 

We have a good understanding of customer expectations and know what needs improvement

Janek Stalmeister, Board Member, Tallink

"As the market leader and a long time operator on the

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K Line Finds Work for Its Newly Ordered LNG Carrier

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

K Line Finds Work for Its Newly Ordered LNG Carrier

Japan’s shipping company Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” Line) has signed a long-term time charter contract for a new 164,700m3 Moss type LNG carrier with domestic utility company Chubu Electric Power Co.

“K” Line said that it has also executed a separate shipbuilding contract with Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) for the vessel.

Chubu Electric is involved in the construction as well as the operation of Freeport LNG in Freeport, Texas.

The freshly ordered LNG carrier is intended to engage in the transport of LNG from the project located in State of Texas in the United States, the company added.

“K” Line already executed a long-term time charter contract for a vessel having identical specifications with Chubu Electric in April 2013.

The second vessel is planned for delivery by the end of 2016.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bunker index prices

Port

IFO 380

IFO 180

MGO

Date

Antwerp

357.00 -

10.00

457.50

+2.50

685.00

0.00

2014-12-05

Busan

440.00

0.00

455.00

-7.50

885.00

-5.00

2014-12-05

Fujairah

402.50

-7.50

475.00

-4.00

744.00  

-2.50

2014-12-05

Houston

367.00

-6.00

440.00

+2.50

700.00

-5.00

2014-12-05

Istanbul

405.00

-2.50

474.00

-5.00

770.00

-10.00

2014-12-05

Kaohsiung

467.00

-5.00

406.00

-9.00

663.00

-10.00

2014-12-05

Las Palmas

391.00

-7.00

407.00

-21.00

672.00

-26.00

2014-12-05

Lisbon

377.00

-21.00

537.50

-12.00

834.50

-19.50

2014-12-05

Maracaibo

403.50

-9.50

440.00

-13.00

700.00

-30.00

2014-12-05

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El Puerto suministró por vez primera combustible limpio GLP a un buque

 

 

 

Atlántico

La Autoridad Portuaria realizó ayer el primer suministro de GLP a un buque, sumándose de esta manera a la experiencia de los dos anteriores suministros de GNL este año.

El "Westminster", ayer en el muelle de Bouzas.

 
 
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 La institución destaca en un comunicado que se posiciona como una terminal cada vez más especializada en este tipo de operaciones de abastecimiento de combustible gas, primero con el GNL y ahora con este nuevo suministro de GLP. 
Ésta es la tercera vez que el Puerto vigués ha dado permiso para el suministro de gas a un buque

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BUNKERING PROCEDURE

 

 

 

BUNKERING PROCEDURE

& GUIDELINES

All Bunkering operations are to follow Oil Bunkering Best Practice Guidelines. Please refer to IMO’s

‘Manual on Oil Pollution, Section 1 Prevention” as amended, and the ICS and OCIMF ‘Ship to Ship

Transfer Guides’.

Definitions

Shipping Agent

A person or organization responsible for the administrative details of a ship, on behalf of the ship owner or

charterer, during the ship’s visit to the port.

Berth

SOHART Port Freezone

Any dock, jetty, quay or place within the SOHAR Port Concession area where a ship may be secured.

Bunker transfer

Means the transfer of bunker oil, a flammable/combustible liquid intended for the propulsion and or the

auxiliary operation of a ship, or a liquid intended for lubrication the ships engine or machinery.

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