|Type||Date of Build||FlagValue||RegisterValue||Port of Regestry|
|Bulk Liquid Carrier (other than oil or chemical)||May 1 1993 12:00AM||Republic of Singapore||385737||SINGAPORE|
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AYER MOLEK Owner, Manager, Shipyard
Engineering, production and maintenance of electrical systems and control & automation solutions for ships.
A Nigerian court made the first convictions under a new anti-piracy law, giving hope to the world's shipping fleets that legal reforms will help stem rising attacks in the Gulf of Guinea.The three men fined by the court in Port Harcourt, Nigeria's oil hub, on Tuesday were among nine accused of hijacking the tanker MV Elobey VI off Equatorial Guinea in March and securing a $200,000 ransom for the crew.The merchant shipping industry has long pressed Nigeria to take action in the area, which has been dubbed "pirate alley.
Most of the fuel left on a Japanese bulk carrier that has leaked an estimated 1,000 tonnes of oil off the Mauritius coast has been pumped off, ship owner Nagashiki Shipping said on Wednesday.Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth said on Tuesday that the MV Wakashio was still holding 2,000 tonnes of oil and was expected to break up, raising concern of a major ecological disaster."I heard the collection is almost over, but it is hard to tell if there is absolutely no oil left on the ship," Yoshinori Fukushima, a spokesman for Nagashiki, said.The ship was being operated by Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd when it struck a reef and went aground off the southeast Mauritius coast on July 25.
Tanker ship owner Xihe Group of Companies appointed V.Group as the technical manager for 16 of its modern tankers.“This strategic partnership kickstarts Xihe’s engage-ment of independent, world-class professional companies to provide technical and commercial management for our vessels," said Kenny Lim, Interim CEO of Xihe. "Having witnessed the professionalism of the V.Group team in taking over ‘Ocean Queen’ under their technical management, Xihe is confident that our crew and assets are in capable hands.”The vessels are currently anchored off Singapore waters. ‘Ocean Queen’ (IMO 9368223), a 108,953 DWT oil tanker was the first vessel transferred over to V.
Islamist insurgents have captured a heavily-defended port in the far northern Mozambique town of Mocimboa da Praia, close to the site of natural gas projects worth some $60 billion, local media reported on Wednesday.It was one of several attacks on the town - 60 km (37 miles) south of the projects being developed by oil majors like France's Total - this year as insurgents with links to Islamic State have stepped up attacks in the region. Its port is used for cargo deliveries to the developments.Local news site Zitamar said the port had been seized on Tuesday, when naval forces ran out of ammunition to keep insurgents at bay after days of fighting in Mocimboa da Praia.
Heerema Marine Contractors' giant semi-submersible crane vessel Sleipnir has broken its recently set heavy lifting record with the removal of Shell's 10100 mT Brent Alpha jacket in the UK North Sea."This single jacket lift breaks Sleipnir’s recent record for lifting the 8100 mT Jotun-B jacket," Heerema Marine Contractors said Wednesday.The removal of Brent Alpha jacket is Sleipnir’s fourth decommissioning job for this summer. For the Brent Alpha jacket removal, Sleipnir arrived at the Brent Field located 186 km northeast of Scotland’s Shetland Islands on July 23, 2020, and completed the project by offloading the jacket onto the quayside at the AF Miljøbase decommissioning site in Vats