HEKTOR

Type Date of Build FlagValue RegisterValue Port of Regestry
Offshore Supply Vessel Aug 1 1976 12:00AM Nigeria SR1924 LAGOS
IMO Number Official Number Call Sign
7512131 5NUH7
Legnth Breadth Gross tonnage Net tonnage Deadweight tonnage
44.38 11.02 630 189 465.64

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APL England Detained After Dropping Containers off Australia

APL England Detained After Dropping Containers off Australia

35 minutes ago
A Singapore-flagged containership that lost at least 40 containers overboard off the coast of Sydney has been detained by authorities in the Port of Brisbane after Australian inspectors found inadequate lashing arrangements for cargo and heavily corroded securing points for containers on deck.APL England had been en route from Ningbo, China to Melbourne on Sunday when it rerouted to Brisbane after a temporary propulsion loss left the 277-meter vessel rolling in heavy seas and caused several container stacks to topple over about 73 kilometers south east of Sydney. The ship's master said 40 containers were lost into the sea and 74 more were damaged on board.
Tech Talk: Algorithm Aims to Assist Ocean Search and Rescue

Tech Talk: Algorithm Aims to Assist Ocean Search and Rescue

3 hours ago
Search & Rescue algorithm identify hidden “traps” in ocean waters, helping to more quickly identify regions where objects — and missing people — may have converged.The ocean is a messy and turbulent space, where winds and weather kick up waves in all directions. When an object or person goes missing at sea, the complex, constantly changing conditions of the ocean can confound and delay critical search-and-rescue operations.Now researchers at MIT, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)
Paddy Rodgers Joins V.Group Board

Paddy Rodgers Joins V.Group Board

15 minutes ago
Ship management and services company V.Group announced that Paddy Rodgers has been appointed as a non-executive director.Rodgers had been CEO of Euronav for almost 20 years before stepping down from the post in 2019. Under his leadership Euronav grew from a family operation with 17 vessels to one of the largest international tanker companies with 73 vessels. He is currently Director at the Royal Museums Greenwich, England comprising of the Royal Observatory, Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum and Queen’s House.“I am honored to be joining V.Group at such a challenging and exciting time,” Rodgers said.
Drydocks World Cuts First Steel For Dutch Wind Farm Substation

Drydocks World Cuts First Steel For Dutch Wind Farm Substation

2 hours ago
Dubai's Drydocks World shipyard has cut first steel for the HVAC Transformer Station Topside, named Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) Beta.This is the third such unit that Drydocks World will be constructing for Petrofac and end-client TenneT, and the second project for the HKZ offshore wind farm, as it is also building the Beta HVAC substation.The HVAC platform will form part of a renewable energy wind farm, located in the HKZ grid connection in the Dutch sector of the North Sea. The topside will weigh approximately 3,700T and will have a connection capacity of 700MW.Drydocks World is responsible for production engineering, construction, and mechanical completion.
China, India Soak Up Oil from Floating Storage as Demand Picks Up

China, India Soak Up Oil from Floating Storage as Demand Picks Up

3 hours ago
The volume of crude stored on ships in Asia has come off the peaks seen earlier this month on a recovery in demand in China and India, trade sources and analysts said. A total of 3.4 million tonnes (24.8 million barrels) of crude oil was discharged from floating storage into Asian markets in the past seven days, with China the top destination at 1.8 million tonnes and India second at 842,679 tonnes, according to oil analytics firm Vortexa. Robust demand from China, the world's top oil importer