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NovaAlgoma Cement Carriers acquires 25% of JT Cement

05 June 2018, Published under Cement News

Algoma Central Corporation (ACC) has announced that NovaAlgoma Cement Carriers Ltd (NACC) has acquired a 25 per cent ownership interest in JT Cement, which operates a fleet of seven smaller pneumatic cement carriers, which also include Norway-based KGJ Cement Holdings and Erik Thun of Sweden as stakeholders. "This investment will allow us to each apply our experience and knowledge in the pneumatic cement carrier market to create additional shipping solutions to meet the needs of customers,"...

Next-generation cement carriers

11 July 2016, Published under Cement News

As the cement production process becomes more aware of the fuels it burns and the impact on the environment, the cement shipping sector is also considering more sustainable solutions for moving cement across the globe. By Daniel Ulestig, KGJ Cement, Singapore. MV Greenland at sea JT Cement, a joint-venture between KGJ Cement AS (Norway) and Erik Thun AB (Sweden), has launched the world’s first liquified natural gas (LNG)/marine gas oil (MGO) dual-fuel cement carriers. The joi...

Delivery of Nb. 435 for JT Cement

10 June 2016, Published under Cement News

Ferus Smit has delivered the Nb. 435 (MV Ireland) to new owners JT Cement, a joint venture between Erik Thun AB and KG Jebsen Cement. The vessel was delivered after an extensive programme of trials in which the safety and proper working of all systems was verified. MV Ireland left the harbour of Delfzijl, The Netherlands, on its first commercial voyage immediately after delivery. MV Ireland is the second dedicated cement carrier for JT Cement. The vessels are the first dry cargo vessels wi...

LNG-powered dedicated cement carrier to be launched

02 October 2015, Published under Cement News

The first cement carrier to run on LNG is to be launched at the yard of Ferus Smit, Westerbroek, The Netherlands (y/n 423) on 31 October and be named the Greenland. The vessel will be of 5800dwt and is being built for Thun Shipmanagement, Lidköping, Sweden. She will be operated by JT Cement, a joint venture between KG Jebsen of Norway and Eric Thun of Sweden.