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WORLD’S FIRST MEGA-CONTAINER VESSEL LNG RETROFIT CONTRACTED

07 MAR 2019 The 15,000 TEU Hapag-Lloyd container ship Sajir will be the first mega-container vessel to be converted to dual-fuel operation. Contracts have been signed, and the conversion will be undertaken by MAN Energy Solutions. The project will entail the conversion of an existing, HFO-burning MAN B&W 9S90ME-C engine to a …

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LIMITED’ NUCLEAR WAR COULD WRECK EARTH’S CLIMATE AND TRIGGER GLOBAL FAMINE

05 MAR 2019 Deadly tensions between India and Pakistan are boiling over in Kashmir, a disputed territory at the northern border of each country. A regional conflict is worrisome enough, but climate scientists warn that if either country launches just a portion of its nuclear weapons, the situation might escalate into …

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TODAY MARKS 15 YEARS SINCE THE EXPLOSION AND SINKING OF THE BOW MARINER, ONE OF THE WORST CHEMICAL TANKER DISASTERS IN HISTORY

28 FEB 2019 The 570-foot Singapore-flagged chemical & oil tanker Bow Mariner sank 15 years ago when the ship caught fire and sustained two explosions, resulting in the deaths of 21 out of 27 crewmembers, 45-miles off the coast of Virginia, Feb. 28, 2004. The vessel was transporting over three …

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