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AET Takes Delivery of New Shuttle Tanker for Shell Charter in Brazil

Jan 05, 2022

Tanker operator AET has taken delivery of Eagle Campos, the first of another three Suezmax Dynamic Positioning (DP2) Shuttle Tankers purpose built for long-term charter to Brazil Shipping I Limited, a subsidiary of Shell.Shuttle tankers are used for the offloading and transporting oil from offshore oil installations.AET struck a deal with Shell in December 2019 to operate these three Suezmax DP2 shuttle…

AET's Petrobras-bound Newbuild Shuttle Tanker Named in South Korea

Mar 25, 2022

Tanker operator AET named its new shuttle tanker Eagle Colatina earlier this week in South Korea.The vessel is the first of three purpose-built Suezmax dynamic positioning (DP2) shuttle tankers for a long-term charter to the Brazilian oil company…

SafeSTS Offers new ‘Green’ Tech for STS Transfers

Aug 04, 2021

A new ship-to-ship cargo transfer system has been developed and patented by SafeSTS for the Dynamic Positioning (DP) shuttle tankers sector, designed to increase flexibility and efficiency for the export of oil from offshore fields.Traditionally…

Altera Takes Sixth E-shuttle Tanker from Samsung

Mar 08, 2021

Altera Infrastructure recently took delivery of its newest E-shuttle tanker Altera Wind from South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries.The 103,000 deadweight tonne newbuild is the sixth and final in the series of DP2 shuttle tankers…

AqualisBraemar Takes Care of Petrobras Shuttle Tankers' DP

Feb 25, 2021

Brazilian national oil company Petrobras has hired AqualisBraemar to perform DP acceptance and annual trials for their DP shuttle tanker fleet operating in Brazil over the next three years.Under the contract, AqualisBraemar will carry out trials…

Samsung Delivers Eagle Pilar Shuttle Tanker to AET

Jan 06, 2021

Oil tanker operator AET has taken delivery of the Eagle Pilar, a new Suezmax Dynamic Positioning (DP2) shuttle tanker. The vessel has been purpose-built for long-term charter to Brazil Shipping I Limited, a Shell subsidiary.The vessel was delivered…

Kongsberg Maritime Won $43,7M in Contracts for Shuttle Tanker Concepts in 2020

Nov 13, 2020

Norway's Kongsberg Maritime said Friday it had during 2020 won contracts for 12 of its Shuttle Tanker concepts, with a value totaling over NOK 400 million (around $43,7 million).Shipyards in South Korea and China are building the vessels, which…

ABB's Batteries for KNOT Shuttle Tankers

Oct 14, 2020

ABB has won a contract to equip KNOT's shuttle tankers with battery technology and other electric solutions, with the aim of making the vessels fuel-efficient and reducing emissions. Once complete, the shuttle tankers will go on a charter with Norwegian oil company Var Energi…

Altera Names Samsung-built Shuttle Tanker Trio

Aug 17, 2020

Altera Infrastructure held a remote naming ceremony for three new shuttle tankers built by Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) in South Korea.The 130,000 dwt Current Spirit and 103,000 dwt Altera Wave and Altera Wind are constructed based on Altera's E-shuttle design…

AET Takes Delivery of Petrobras-bound Shuttle Tanker

May 26, 2020

Tanker operator AET has taken delivery of Eagle Petrolina shuttle tanker which will be used to offload oil from Petrobras' offshore oil platforms in Brazil.The Eagle Petrolina, built by South Korea's Samsung Heavy Industries, is the first of…

Eni Extends Charter for Torill Knutsen Shuttle Tanker

Apr 21, 2020

Shuttle tanker operator KNOT has secured a contract extension for its Torill Knutsen tanker with Italy's Eni.KNOT said Tuesday that Eni had exercised two of its one-year options to extend the time charter of the Torill Knutsen until November 2022…

Gasum LNG for Equinor Shuttle Tankers

Feb 03, 2020

Norwegian energy company Equinor will have its new shuttle tankers powered by Gasum-supplied LNG. Shuttle tankers are used for transporting oil from offshore oil fields to onshore terminals.Gasum said Friday that the LNG supply would start when the shuttle tankers start operations during 2020…

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