World’s Largest Cruise Ship on Sea Trials

Assembly of the new cruise ship began on October 10, 2019 when the first block was lowered into the dry dock. The first section was a 970-ton block, measuring 155 feet by 65 feet and construction was expected to be completed in 2021.

MOL’s subsidiary tests biofuel on a car carrier

Belgium-based Euro Marine Logistics N.V., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Japanese MOL, has started sea trials of its operated car carrier, the City Of Oslo, using biofuel.

Crystal Endeavor completes final sea trial

Crystal Expedition Cruises has completed the second and final sea trial for Crystal Endeavor, the operator’s new luxury expedition vessel

Minerva newbuild completes sea and gas trials

The Greek shipping company Minerva, led by Andreas Martinos, has completed the sea trials and gas trials for the Minerva Psara LNG carrier.

Newest US Coast Guard Cutter Undergoes Sea Trials

The US Coast Guard’s newest vessel, the national security cutter Stone, recently completed sea trials in the Gulf of Mexico. Being built at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Mississippi, the Stone is the ninth in the class which is currently planned to have a total of 11 vessels.

ExxonMobil’s biofuel sea trial shows 40% reduction in CO2 emissions

ExxonMobil has completed a trial on the use of marine biofuel oil with Stena Bulk, with the results demonstrating a CO2 emission reduction of 40% compared to the use of conventional high-sulphur bunker fuel.

Spirit of Adventure on Sea Trials as Saga Cruises Prepares for Future

The new cruise ship Spirit of Adventure being built by Meyer Werft for Saga Cruises commenced sea trails on September 1 as the last stage in her construction before delivery.

Silversea’s newest cruise ship aces sea trials

Silversea Cruises’ new ultra-luxury cruise ship Silver Moon successfully carried out its sea trials between 8 and 20 August.