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New gantry cranes for Port of Algeciras

The first six gantry cranes out of a total of 32 have arrived at Algeciras Port (Spain).

02.12.2009
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Aker Solutions opens new subsea facility

Aker Solutions opened a new subsea facility at its yard in Egersund, west Norway.

01.12.2009
Shipbuilding

First vessel in multigas series

The I.M. Skaugen Group (IMSK) named the first ship in its new series of multigas carriers, the "Norgas Innovation", in a ceremony at the Skaugen JV Shenghui Gas & Chemical Systems' facilities in Zhangjiagang, north of Shanghai, China.

01.12.2009
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Joint development agreement

Technip, Paris based project management, engineering and construction for the oil & gas industry, and oilfield service provider Schlumberger signed a global cooperation agreement to jointly develop subsea integrity and surveillance solutions for flexible pipes used in deep offshore oil and gas production.

30.11.2009

New owners for PD Ports

PD Ports, the UK ports & logistics business based in Middlesbrough, is under new ownership, following the sale of 100% of its equity to Canadian-based Brookfield Asset Management.

30.11.2009
Shipbuilding

BAE Systems acquires VT Group's stake in BVT

Global defence, security and aerospace company BAE Systems has acquired VT Group's 45% shareholding in BVT Surface Fleet Limited (BVT), Farnborough. BVT is now wholly owned by BAE Systems and will be renamed BAE Systems Surface Ships Limited.

27.11.2009

50-year contract for terminal lease

A 50-year agreement between the US-American port companies Maryland Port Administration (MPA) and Ports America Chesapeake allows MPA to lease its 800,400 sqm Seagirt Marine Terminal to Ports America. In return, Ports America has agreed to construct...

27.11.2009
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Expanding oil and gas presence

Global recruitment group Faststream has expanded its presence in the oil and gas industry and is recruiting for the sector from its offices in the UK, USA, Norway and Singapore.

26.11.2009
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Subsea boosting systems for Petrobras

Finnish provider of engineering solutions and construction services Aker Solutions ASA has signed a contract with Petrobras to supply eight subsea boosting systems (Mobo) and one ESDV (emergency valve) for the Jubarte field, located in the north of...

26.11.2009

New Full Mission ERS for Volga Region Academy of Water Communications

Volga Region Academy of Water Communications, situated in the city of Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia, recently awarded Kongsberg a contract to deliver a full mission Neptune Engine Room Simulator.

25.11.2009
Offshore

First Offshore LNG Regasification Terminal conversion project

Drydocks World - Dubai, ship repair, conversion and new building yard and the flagship company of Drydocks World, announced that work is underway on its first ever Floating Storage Re-gasification Unit (FSRU) conversion project, known as the FSRU Livorno Project.

25.11.2009
Shipbuilding

RINA secures new Condition-Based Maintenance agreements

Genoa-based classification society RINA SPa, the operational company of Registro Italiano Navale, has teamed up with specialist certification services provider SPM Instrument SRL of Italy and the Italian Ship Research Centre CETENA to help cope with...

24.11.2009
Shipbuilding

Expansion of service network in North America

MAN Diesel celebrated the official opening of its newest service centre in Seattle, Washington, USA to further expand its PrimeServ network in North America.

24.11.2009
Shipbuilding

Volvo Penta for whale-watching boat

When a new whale-watching boat was recently launched in New Zealand, it was preceded by meticulous tests to identify the most environmentally sound engine alternative.

23.11.2009

Iridium teams with new partners in Mexico

To accelerate growth in the Mexican market, Iridium Communications Inc. has signed three additional distribution partners in Mexico.

20.11.2009

Stena Bulk focuses on South America

Stena Sonangol Suezmax Pool has opened a representation office in Rio de Janeiro and Stena Bulk will add two new Suezmax tankers to the pool.

20.11.2009
Shipbuilding

Expanding presence in Italy

ShipConstructor Software Inc. (SSI), based in Victoria, Canada, has enhanced its presence in Italy with the addition of an Italian-language certified Distributed Systems instructor, Giuseppe Fanello of inNave SRL (www.innave.it).

17.11.2009
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Journey to Copenhagen

Over the weekend, the world's longest wind turbine blade undertook a journey across islands and bridges from small-town Lunderskov to Danish capital Copenhagen.

17.11.2009

U.S. West Coast collaboration announced

In a historical first, six major U.S. West Coast ports and two western railroads came together at the World Shipping Summit (WSS) in Qingdao, China to announce their collaboration.

13.11.2009

Konecranes outsources terminal operations in Hyvinkää

At the end of October Konecranes signed a contract to outsource its terminal operations in Hyvinkää, Finland, to Finnish company HUB Logistics Packaging Oy. Konecranes’ terminal operations include the reception of goods, packaging and dispatch...

10.11.2009