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Carbon capture and storage project

Finnish utilities Fortum and Teollisuuden Voima (TVO) have entered into co-operation with Maersk Oil and Maersk Tankers, part of the Danish A.P. Moller – Maersk Group, aiming to develop a joint carbon emissions abatement project in the area of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS).

17.12.2009
Shipbuilding

Six ship design contracts for Ulstein in Brazil

The Norwegian company Ulstein Design has signed six ship design contracts with Brazilian shipowners CBO and DSND Consub.

17.12.2009
Shipbuilding

New 130,000-ton cruise ship ordered

Carnival Corporation & plc, Miami, has reached an agreement with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri to construct a 130,000-ton cruise ship for its Carnival Cruise Lines brand, scheduled to enter service in spring 2012.

 

15.12.2009
Shipping

Dutch wind farm developments: Joint venture

Scottish and Southern Energy plc (SSE) has entered into an agreement with DONG Energy to form a 50:50 joint venture to take forward the development of three offshore wind farms, with a total capacity of just over 1,000MW (megawatts), which SSE has...

15.12.2009
Shipbuilding

Residential cruise ship to be built in South Korea

Samsung Heavy Industries has received a contract to build a cruise ship for Utopia, a US-based cruise owner and operator.

14.12.2009

PD Ports reaches new container handling milestone

In November, PD Ports reached a major new milestone.  For the very first time Teesport handled over 100,000 containers in a year.  This is the highest volume of containers ever recorded at Teesport on the North East coast in any calendar year.Frans...

14.12.2009
Shipping

Cruise base port

TUI Cruises has announced that in the 2011 season Valletta, Malta is to be the Mediterranean port of departure.

11.12.2009
Shipbuilding

Order from Brazil

Danish marine specialist Gertsen & Olufsen, Horsholm, has received its first order for electric vibration compensators to the growing ship building market in Brazil.

 

11.12.2009

Strategic partnership

Shanghai Maritime University (SMU) and classification society Det Norske Veritas (DNV) have signed a strategic partnership agreement to establish the “SMU-DNV International Cooperation Centre".

10.12.2009

Joint venture for a marine and offshore facility

Sembawang Shipyard, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore based Sembcorp Marine, and Kakinada Seaports Limited (Kakinada Seaports), strategically situated between Visakhapatnam and Chennai Ports, will sign an agreement to form a joint venture (JV)...

10.12.2009
Shipbuilding

New facility in Genoa, Italy

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has enhanced its global customer support capability with the opening of a new marine service centre in Genoa, Italy.

09.12.2009
Shipbuilding

Electric drive innovation for hatch covers

Cargotec has launched MacRack, a new economical, competitive and environmentally-friendly electric-drive system that unites the lift and drive operations for side-rolling hatch covers and so makes separate hatch cover lifters obsolete.

09.12.2009

Oil spill recovery services contract

The Belgian subsidiary, Aegean Bunkers at Sea N.V, of Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc., Piräus, has been awarded a contract by the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) to increase the available oil pollution response capacity in the English Channel and its Atlantic approaches.

08.12.2009
Shipping

Offshore wind farms in Taiwan

SeaEnergy PLC, Aberdeenshire,UK, and Taiwan Generations Corporation (TGC) are delighted to announce a Heads of Terms Agreement to undertake the joint development of TGC’s pipeline of offshore windfarm projects.

08.12.2009
"Sevan Driller"
Shipping

Completion of sea trials

The "Sevan Driller" completed the sea trials off the coast of China and has started its voyage to Brasil for commencement of a six-year contract with Petrobras S.A.

07.12.2009
Shipbuilding

Cooperation agreement Brödrene Aa AS and Kockums AB

Norwegian Shipbuilder Brödrene Aa AS and Kockums AB, part of ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems, have signed a cooperation agreement concerning the development, production and marketing of passengers vessels based on carbon sandwich designs.

04.12.2009
"Havila Borg"
Shipbuilding

Delivery of "Havila Borg" from Havyard Tomrefjord

NB 85 at Havyard Tomrefjord was delivered to the owner Havship III DA. "Havila Borg" is a Havyard 832 CD Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) that will be operated by Havila Shipping ASA. After delivery “Havila Borg” went directly into charter.

04.12.2009
Shipbuilding

New yard at Blyth

Alnmaritec, the specialist aluminium boat builder based in the North East of the UK, announced an expansion with the opening of a brand new yard at Blyth in Northumberland.

03.12.2009
"Nordic Stockholm"

Nordic tankers and Clipper Group join forces

Nordic Tankers A/S has signed a conditional agreement under which the company will acquire parts of the chemical tanker operations of Clipper Group A/S and Clipper will become a major shareholder of Nordic Tankers.

03.12.2009

Divestment of hull shipyard in Sweden

Bergen Group has signed a letter of intent with Øresundvarvet AB regarding divestment of the Swedish hull shipyard Landskronavarvet AB north of Malmö.

02.12.2009