Deals this week: Samsung Heavy Industries, Kongsberg Maritime

24 August 2018 (Last Updated August 24th, 2018 10:12)

Celsius Tankers has awarded a contract to Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) for the construction of two 180,00m³ liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessels.

Celsius Tankers has awarded a contract to Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) for the construction of two 180,00m³ liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessels.

The contract includes an executable option to order two additional LNG carriers.

The vessels, which are priced at $187m each, will be equipped with Mark-III Flex-type containment system with a re-liquefaction feature to reduce boil-off rates (BORs).

The LNG carriers will also feature a selective catalytic reduction (SCR) and ballast water treatment system (BWTS).

Nanjing Jinling Shipyard in China has secured multiple contracts from Kongsberg Maritime to deliver power and hybrid systems for its Roll-on-Roll off (Ro-Ro) vessels.

The nine Ro-Ro vessels, which were ordered by Italian firm Grimaldi Group, will be equipped with the hybrid power systems.

The cumulative value of the contracts exceeds Nkr400m ($47m). The deal includes an option to order three more vessels, which will bring the total deal value to Nkr500m ($59m).

The delivery of the power systems is scheduled to start next year and will be completed by 2022.

“We4Sea will gain access to the broadband satellite communications network, contacts and digital solutions of Marlink to develop its fuel efficiency solutions.”

The maritime unit of Carver Companies, Carver Maritime, has signed a long-term lease agreement with the port authorities to operate the marine terminal at the Port Manatee in Florida, US.

A ten-acre offloading facility at the port will be operated by Carver Maritime for a lease sum of $1.8m for an initial five years, under the 20-year agreement.

The company will make the wharfage payments for annual cargo throughputs.

Royal Vopak, a tank storage operator based in the Netherlands, has collaborated with AP Moller-Maersk, to develop a 0.5% sulphur fuel bunkering facility in Rotterdam.

To be located at Rotterdam’s Vopak Terminal Europoort, the bunkering facility will enable the vessels to comply with the sulphur cap regulations of the International Maritime Organization (IMO).

We4Sea has partnered with Marlink to focus on the development of innovative fuel efficiency solutions to the maritime industry.

We4Sea will gain access to the broadband satellite communications network, contacts and digital solutions of Marlink to develop its fuel efficiency solutions.

Marlink intends to develop advanced tools and solutions for the maritime market through the strategic partnership.