World first liquefied hydrogen carrier launched in Japan

<a href= “https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WGPkSuIH7uA” >watch on YouTube</a> Japanese shipbuilder Kawasaki Heavy Industries has launched and named the world’s first liquefied hydrogen carrier. The Suiso Frontier was named at the yard Source: http://www.tradewindsnews.com

December 11, 2019
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Zodiac Maritime sistership sold to Performance

Zodiac Maritime is selling an aframax tanker at a strong price. European brokers said it is set to offload the Sasebo Heavy Industries-built 115,000-dwt Jupi­ter Sun (built 2007) to Symeon Palios-­led Performance Shipping. The ship is believed to be changing hands for $28.7m. Performance Source: http://www.tradewindsnews.com

December 11, 2019
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More shareholders speak out on Brookfield-Teekay Offshore deal

More shareholders are speaking out against the Brookfield Business Partners’ Teekay Offshore takeover attempt. In a letter to shareholders Monday, North Carolina’s Massif Capital argued the Toronto private equity firm was “attempting to abscond with the company in a way they would not do if it were a large-cap company” . “They are not doing anything illegal, but we are disappointed in how minority shareholders have been treated in this…

December 11, 2019
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Monte Nero buys third aframax tanker of 2019

Zissimatos-controlled shipowner Monte Nero has purchased another aframax tanker from US-listed International Seaways. The company is now linked to the 112,000-dwt Seaways Portland (built 2002). European brokers said Monte Nero has paid $14.2m for the the Source: http://www.tradewindsnews.com

December 10, 2019
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Methane emissions permeate through to LNG growth story

Cheniere Energy, which is building its second liquefaction facility Corpus Christi LNG (above), is one of several co-founders of research consortium The Collaboratory to Advance Methane Science (CAMS) which studies how to detect, measure and quantify methane emission with the aim of seeking opportunities to reduce them Photo: Bloomberg News/Eddie Seal Source: http://www.tradewindsnews.com

December 10, 2019
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DeepOcean wins nine months of subsea work with Equinor

Equinor has hired DeepOcean to provide subsea services for its assets in Norway next year, starting in the first quarter. During the nine-month contract, the Norwegian subsea services firm will perform inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) work at Equinor’s assets on Source: http://www.tradewindsnews.com

December 6, 2019
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Bahri Chemicals set to join Maersk Tankers and Cargill MR pool

Saudi owner Bahri Chemicals has become the latest company to join the Cargill Maersk MR pool, TradeWinds has learnt. The Dubai-headquartered owner will contribute four vessels to the pool – Bahri Rose, Bahri Tulip, Bahri Jasmine and Bahri Iris – which will begin being delivered from January 2020. The Danish tanker owner is yet to release an official statement confirming the deal, but had posted confirmation of the tie-up via…

December 5, 2019
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Dutch sign on to French-led Strait of Hormuz mission

The Netherlands is joining in with the French in their shipping security mission in the Strait of Hormuz. The Dutch government has confirmed that the frigate Zr Ms De Ruyter and its onboard helicopter would be joining in the French-initiated, European-led initiative known as the EMASOH from January 2020 through June. “Tensions in the [Middle East] Gulf region have risen steadily higher in recent months,” the government said in a…

December 4, 2019
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Diana Shipping expects to make $7m from two new charters

Diana Shipping is looking to become several million dollars richer from two fixtures to two Asian shipping companies. The Simeon Palios-led bulker owner has fixed 82,117-dwt kamsarmax Myrsini (built 2010) to Hong Kong’s Asuca Shipping for 13 months to 15 Source: http://www.tradewindsnews.com

December 3, 2019
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