In recent years, mega ships are becoming a trend. Increases in size, length, and capacity are now very common. Today, some of the largest ships in the world come in the form of oil tankers, cargo carriers, and cruise ships. These ships are considered engineering milestones and help transport the world’s trade. Let’s take a look at what these ships are.
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Peninsula, a marine fuels solutions company, announced that in partnership with PETRONAS Marine, they successfully completed their first LNG bunker supply to its customer H-Line in Malaysian waters.
In an effort to enhance an environmentally-friendly recovery from the COVID-19 oubreak, South Korea unveiled a 48.5 trillion plan to develop the world’s largest wind power plant by 2030.
The world’s largest dual-purpose, LNG supply and bunkering vessel ‘Avenir Allegiance’ was launched at Zhoushan Changhong International Shipyard Co. Ltd., China, on 27 January.
Seri Everest, the world’s largest VLEC, departed the terminal in Texas sailing to China. Loaded with more than 911,000 barrels of ethane destined for Satellite’s Lianyungang ethane cracker in northeastern Jiangsu Province, China, the vessel represents the largest single shipment of ethane to date.
Global container shipping company Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. has signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) for charter of six new Ultra Large Container Ships (ULCS) with capacity greater than 24,000 TEU each, the world’s largest class ever.
Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) has teamed up with Spanish wind power company OW Offshore and new Ulsan-based renewable company Kumyang Industrial Development, for construction of the world’s largest floating offshore wind power project off Ulsan.
Dogger Bank wind farm owners, Equinor and SSE, recently reached financial close on the first two phases of world’s largest offshore wind park project.
The first of an order of 12 Very Large Ethane Carriers (VLECs) now being built to ABS Class, has been successfully delivered to Zhejiang Satellite Petrochemical (STL) by Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI).
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