Oman Shipping Company signs a contract of affreightment with Shell International Eastern Trading Company

Jan 15, 2017

Oman Shipping Company (OSC) today announced that its subsidiary, Oman Charter Company (OCC), has entered into a contract of affreightment (COA) agreement with Shell International Eastern Trading Company (Shell) for three years. The contract grants Shell access to the Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCC) operated by OCC for crude oil cargo transportation requirements and provides OCC with the cargo base it needs to support its commercial operations.

Shell, the (unlikely) disruptor

Aug 18, 2016

Lloyd's List highlighted Shell’s leading role in driving improvements in maritime industry safety standards in its monthly publication “The Intelligence”.

Shell plans to charter 15 LNG-powered barges to operate in northwest Europe

Dec 18, 2015

Shell Trading Rotterdam BV (Shell) has signed a time-charter agreement with Plouvier Transport NV and Intertrans Tankschiffahrt AG for 15 new inland dual-fuel barges, which will predominantly run on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). LNG fuel is a new alternative for vessel operators responding to new sulphur and nitrogen oxide emissions regulations that are part of the Emission Control Areas (ECAs).

First Gulf of Mexico Offshore Supply Vessel powered by LNG takes to the water

Mar 5, 2015

Today, Shell marked delivery of a special Offshore Supply Vessel for its deep water operations in the Gulf of Mexico. The vessel, chartered from specialist company Harvey Gulf International Marine, is the first of its kind in the region to run on both Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and diesel. Two more LNG-fuelled vessels are expected to follow. LNG fuel is a new alternative for vessel operators in the Gulf of Mexico responding to new sulphur and nitrogen oxide emissions regulations, as part of the North American Emission Control Area (ECA).

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