News

Training academy sponsored

Wilhelmsen Ships Service is supporting the work of the Nautical Technical Training Academy (NTTA) in Groningen, Northern Holland, by providing a range of the company’s Unitor branded safety equipment including a brand new liferaft. The liferaft will...

21.01.2010

Northwest Ports Clean Air Strategy

Port of Seattle staff reported favourable results to Commissioners on the major components of the Northwest Ports Clean Air Strategy.

21.01.2010

Liberian Registry posts new record fleet numbers

The Liberian-flag fleet grew to a record 3,140 ships, aggregating 97.2m gross tons, in 2009.

20.01.2010
Shipbuilding

Scandpower acquired

Lloyd’s Register has made its most significant move to date in becoming the leading authority in the provision of business assurance and risk management services to the oil and gas, nuclear and transportation markets, by signing an agreement to...

19.01.2010
Shipbuilding

Joint Venture agreement

Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) has announced that Singapore Technologies Marine Ltd (ST Marine) signed a joint venture agreement with Hovertransport Consultants Ltd (Hovertransport) and Clearstone Investments LLC (Clearstone) to form Hovertrans Solutions Pte. Ltd. (Hovertrans Solutions).

18.01.2010
Shipping

Office in Singapore

Bibby Offshore, the UK-based provider of subsea construction, IRM (inspection, repair and maintenance) and offshore management services, has opened an office in Singapore.

15.01.2010
Shipbuilding

First 2010 vessel with LR class

This year Lloyd’s Register celebrates its 250th anniversary. 250 years of technical service to maritime shipping started when Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) delivered the first vessel of 2010 built to its class.

14.01.2010
Shipbuilding

Wärtsilä and Maersk LNG sign service agreement

Wärtsilä, one of the marine industry’s leading ship power system integrators, has signed a long term service agreement with Maersk LNG.

13.01.2010

Shanghai service station strengthened

High and increasing demand from international shipowners and local shipyards has led lifeboat and davit manufacturer Schat-Harding to invest in a state-of-the-art lifeboat servicing facility in Shanghai, China.

12.01.2010

More liferaft stations

The green light has been given to Wilhelmsen Ships Service for four new liferaft servicing stations, in Hong Kong, Sweden and two in Spain.

08.01.2010

Strategy for 2010-2015 approved by the Board of Directors

At a regular meeting on 18 December 2009 the Sovcomflot (SCF Group) Board of Directors approved the SCF Group’s Strategy for 2010-2015.During the past five years the SCF Group’s fleet has grown by more than three times and currently exceeds 10.4...

07.01.2010

Maiden voyage "Jumbo Jubilee"

Jumbo Shipping’s latest newbuild, heavy lift vessel "Jumbo Jubilee", completed its maiden voyage after successfully loading, transporting and installing two 1250 t shiploaders for FL Smidth in challenging circumstances. The "Jumbo Jubilee" started...

04.01.2010
"Havila Herøy"
Offshore

PSV for long-term charter with Maersk

After delivery, the fourth Havyard 832 CD PSV designed by Havyard Design AS, "Havila Herøy", of Havila Shipping Pte. Ltd. is now entering into a long-term charter.

31.12.2009
"GDF SUEZ Neptune"
Shipbuilding

SRV for GDF SUEZ

The international energy provider GDF SUEZ has taken delivery of its first shuttle and regasification vessel (SRV), the "GDF SUEZ Neptune".

30.12.2009
Shipbuilding

International Register of Shipping opens office in Norway

The classification society International Register of Shipping has opened an office in Norway as it continues to expand its international presence in the world’s main maritime centers.

29.12.2009
Shipping

Strategic cooperation agreement

LM Glasfiber, independent manufacturer of blades for wind turbines, and Samsung Heavy Industries Co. Ltd., a member of one of the world’s largest multinational conglomerates, have signed a strategic cooperation agreement for the supply of blades for Samsung’s new 2.5 MW wind turbine.

23.12.2009
Shipbuilding

Supply of waterjets to the UAE Navy

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has received an order to supply 24 lightweight waterjets for the UAE Navy’s fleet of fast patrol boats.

22.12.2009
Shipping

Two contracts with Siem Offshore

STX Europe has been awarded contracts with Siem Offshore for design and building of two Platform Supply Vessels.

21.12.2009

Baltic Motorways of the Sea to Sweden

One of six of the latest batch of European Union motorways of the sea proposals has been selected for funding under the Trans-European Transport Network programme.

 

18.12.2009
Shipping

Adams Offshore chooses Jeppesen Primar ECDIS Service

Jeppesen Marine, Egersund, announces that Adams Offshore has installed its Jeppesen Primar ECDIS Service on one of its dive support and offshore supply vessels, and is considering implementation of the solution across its fleet worldwide. The...

18.12.2009