Tag: <span>VLCC</span>

China launches energy efficient VLCC
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China launches energy efficient VLCC

China has launched one of its most energy efficient very large crude carriers (VLCCs). The  307,000 DWT CS Hunan Venture was successfully delivered by its builders the Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Group (DSIC) in a naming ceremony held in Dalian. The vessel is owned by China Shipbuilding Consulting Company and operated by Wah Kwong Ship Management Hong...

ABS grants AIP for DSME’s fuel cell technology
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ABS grants AIP for DSME’s fuel cell technology

ABS has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) technology developed by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME). Granting of AIP follows two joint development projects between ABS and DSME, the latest to develop SOFC technology to replace at least one of three diesel generators typically onboard a Very Large Crude...

ABS to class two new VLCCs for Greek shipping company
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ABS to class two new VLCCs for Greek shipping company

ABS has been chosen by Greece’s Kyklades Maritime Corporation (KMC) to class two very large crude carriers (VLCC). The two 330m long 319,000 DWT vessels will be built by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) in Korea and are expected for delivery in 2020. This order takes the number of KMC VLCC vessels classed by ABS to...