BALTIC SAPPHIRE

Type Date of Build FlagValue RegisterValue Port of Regestry
Tanker for Oil and Chemicals 2009-07-24 Cyprus LIMASSOL
IMO Number Official Number Call Sign
9443425 9443425 5BPE2
Legnth Breadth Gross tonnage Net tonnage Deadweight tonnage
184 27.436 23339 9970 37250

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IMO 2020: Hydrogen's Future in Maritime

IMO 2020: Hydrogen's Future in Maritime

8 hours ago
Hydrogen fuel cell technology to Satisfy Future IMO RequirementsWith an ongoing push by the maritime community to reduce ship emissions to satisfy IMO MARPOL Annex VI regulations and limit the sulfur content of ships from 01 January 2020 to 0.5 percent world-wide, many ship owners are starting to consider hydrogen fuel cell technology to satisfy evolving emissions regulations. To date, hundreds of millions of dollars have been spent on research programs to utilize hydrogen fuel cells for transportation.
Market in Focus: Bulkers

Market in Focus: Bulkers

2 days ago
NewbuildingMany Chinese companies have been stepping up in the bulker market with COSCO Shipping and Avic leasing placing orders at Chinese yards. Of the total 313 Bulkers ordered over the past year, nearly 40% have been Panamax vessels, demonstrating the hot market.Source: Vessels ValueSecond hand marketThe Bulker market as a whole has shown a softening in values over the past year. The main reason for this is due to the drop off in rates throughout the first quarter of 2019.  In particular, the Capesize market suffered a substantial amount over the spring months with rates reaching three-year lows.

Vitol Builds Refinery for New Ship's Fuel

2 days ago
Vitol, the world's largest independent oil trader, has started building a small oil refinery at its storage terminal in Malaysia that will provide low-sulfur fuel for ships, a senior company official said on Monday.The project consists of a crude distillation unit that can process 30,000 barrels per day of crude and is located on the same site as Vitol's oil storage terminal at Tanjung Bin in the southern Malaysian state of Johor, Vitol Asia's President and Chief Executive Officer Kho Hui Meng said.
Orsted to Build NJ's First OWF

Orsted to Build NJ's First OWF

2 days ago
Denmark’s Ørsted won New Jersey’s first offshore wind solicitation with a 1.1-gigawatt project Ocean Wind, the largest offshore wind project to secure a development deal with a U.S. state to date.The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) announced in a press note that it has selected Ocean Wind, an offshore wind energy project proposed by Ørsted with support from Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG), to negotiate a 20-year offshore wind renewable energy credit (OREC) for an offshore wind farm with a capacity of 1,100MW.Located off the coast of Atlantic City, Ocean Wind will be New Jersey’s first large-scale offshore wind farm.
Cruise Ships: Oceanwide Orders Polar Class Ship

Cruise Ships: Oceanwide Orders Polar Class Ship

4 days ago
The expedition cruise ship market maintains its torrid pace with news that Oceanwide Expeditions has orders another Polar Class 6 ship, following the success of its ship Hondius.Croatian shipyard Brodosplit, the builder of Hondius, won the follow on order for M/V Janssonius, which is scheduled to be completed in October, 2021. The 174-passenger ship will be nearly identical in size and design, complete with a Polar Class 6 ice-strengthened vessel equivalent to a 1A super ice-class ship. Janssonius will feature a protected indoor Zodiac loading area, as well as two separate gangways to further facilitate ship-to-shore operations.