TEESTA SPIRIT

Type Date of Build FlagValue RegisterValue Port of Regestry
Tanker for Oil and Chemicals 2004-10-08 Bahamas NASSAU
IMO Number Official Number Call Sign
9283722 C6WK3
Legnth Breadth Gross tonnage Net tonnage Deadweight tonnage
183.2 0 29242 11926 46000

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Traders Scout for Tankers to Store Diesel as Virus Spreads

Traders Scout for Tankers to Store Diesel as Virus Spreads

17 minutes ago
Oil traders are scouting for newly built supertankers to store diesel for the next few months as they brace for lower demand in Europe amid renewed restrictions aimed at battling the COVID-19 pandemic, shipping and trade sources said.Trading companies, including oil majors, are making enquiries to charter very large crude carriers (VLCC) to carry diesel with 10 parts-per-million (ppm) sulphur for up to six months, they said, indicating that diesel floating storage could rise again.Several such supertankers, able to carry 2 million barrels of oil each
The Path to Zero: First Wave of Ships Explore Green Hydrogen

The Path to Zero: First Wave of Ships Explore Green Hydrogen

3 hours ago
While there is no consensus on what will be the maritime 'fuel of the future', developers across the world are for the first time testing the use of hydrogen to power ships as the maritime industry races to find technologies to cut emissions and confidence grows the fuel is safe to use commercially.To reach goals for the shipping industry set by the United Nations, industry leaders say the first net-zero ships must enter the global fleet by 2030. Ships powered by green hydrogen could help meet the target.Made from electrolysis to split water into hydrogen and oxygen using electricity from renewable energy, green hydrogen is emissions free.
Op/Ed: Candidates Should Not Ignore Offshore Safety Advances

Op/Ed: Candidates Should Not Ignore Offshore Safety Advances

50 minutes ago
The American Gulf of Mexico is home to impressive industry and even more incredible beauty. Every day, fishermen, conservationists, tour guides, canal and port dredgers, offshore oil and gas workers and countless others go to work in and around the Gulf of Mexico. What links them together is a passion to safely do their jobs in a way that strengthens the Gulf Coast’s natural resources.When candidates and elected officials advocate for “no more drilling, including offshore,” they are ignoring the reality that safety and environment stewardship are core values for every Gulf of Mexico stakeholder, especially for the offshore oil and gas industry.
ATSB Publishes Preliminary Report on APL England Incident

ATSB Publishes Preliminary Report on APL England Incident

an hour ago
A preliminary investigation report published by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) details that a containership was rolling and pitching heavily in rough seas and high winds when it lost 50 containers overboard about 46 nautical miles south-east of Sydney in May 2020.The ongoing investigation’s preliminary report sets out the incident’s sequence of events and outlines that as the APL England travelled down the east coast of Australia, the Bureau of Meteorology issued regular forecasts regarding a complex low pressure system developing off the south-east of the country, with gale force wind warnings.
MOL Names New LNG Carrier LNG Megrez in China

MOL Names New LNG Carrier LNG Megrez in China

10 hours ago
A naming ceremony was held October 20 for a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier jointly ordered by Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) and China COSCO Shipping Corporation Limited (China COSCO Shipping), at Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group) Co., Ltd. (Hudong).The vessel is the last in a series of four newbuilding conventional LNG carriers for the Yamal LNG project announced at the end of June 2017, and was named LNG Megrez after a star in the constellation Ursa Major.MOL has been operating 14 LNG carriers built in China for other projects, and LNG Megrez will become the 15th LNG carrier built at Hudong to join the MOL fleet.