News

Seven cruise liners on a single day

Last week seven cruise liners sailed into Valletta’s Grand Harbour, Malta, with 7,478 guests on board.

10.11.2009

Six Kalmar E-One2 RTGs to Namport in Namibia

Cargotec has won a contract to supply six Kalmar E-One² rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes to Namport in Namibia for increasing operational efficiency at their Walvis Bay port.

09.11.2009
Shipbuilding

Lloyd’s Register cleared to issue anti-pollution certificates to US flag vessels

The US Coast Guard has delegated authority to Lloyd's Register to issue MARPOL Annex VI International Air Pollution Prevention Certificates (IAPP) on their behalf to US flag vessels.

09.11.2009

Hellespont expands into Singapore

The Hamburg-based Hellespont group has expanded its operations by opening a new company in Singapore. Hellespont Singapore Pte Ltd is responsible for developing relationships with key offshore charterers in Singapore, sourcing crews for the...

06.11.2009

Repeat order for container handling equipment

Hyvinkää based Konecranes received an order for eleven Konecranes reach stackers (RST) from DP World Djazair in Algeria.

06.11.2009

Iridium Mobile Satellite communications Services in Mexico

Iridium Communications Inc, Bethesda, USA, announces that its subsidiary Iridium Comunicaciones de Mexico SAPI de CV has received all necessary authorizations to operate, provide and sell mobile satellite services (MSS) in Mexico.

05.11.2009
Offshore

Deepwater LNG port project

Port Dolphin Energy, LLC, announced that the way is paved to the awarding of a licence to build a deepwater liquefied natural gas (LNG) port off the West Coast of Florida.

05.11.2009
Shipping

Jumbo Shipping completes first phase for Pluto LNG project

Dutch shipping specialist for heavy lift and project cargo Jumbo was contracted for the shipment of the pre-assembled modules for the onshore LNG train.

04.11.2009
Shipbuilding

Dampskibsselskabet Norden takes delivery of MR tanker

A 48006 dwt Medium Range product tanker for Hellerup based ship operator Norden was recently named at Iwagi Zosen Shipyard, one of eight yards in the Seto Inland Sea region which together form Japan’s leading ship builder, Imabari Shipbuilding Co....

04.11.2009
Shipbuilding

New contract from Hellesøy Verft AS

Bergen Group, Norway, has, through its subsidiary Bergen Group Skarveland AS, received a contract with the Norwegian yard Hellesøy Verft AS for complete pipe installation valued NOK 25.5 million. The contract is related to a new offshore vessel for a...

03.11.2009

LNG project in Australia

Boskalis Australia, a subsidiary of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., Papendrecht, the Netherlands, has been awarded the contract for the construction of a port for the Gorgon LNG project off the coast of Western Australia. The contract was awarded by...

03.11.2009

Launch of a new Website

ICS (International Chamber of Shipping) has launched a new website - www.shippingandco2.org - to explain industry efforts to deliver a significant reduction in shipping’s CO2 emissions.

02.11.2009
Shipping

Contract for offshore cranes

Bergen Group Dreggen AS has been awarded a new contract from the Iran Marine Industrial Company (SADRA) for delivery of five offshore pedestal cranes to the Reshadat Renovation and Development Project in the Persian Gulf.

02.11.2009

Contract award of The Republic of Singapore Navy

The marine arm of Singapore based ST Engineering, ST Marine, has been awarded a contract by The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) for the logistics management of the RSN's warehouses at its Changi and Tuas Naval Bases. The six-year contract commenced on 1 October with an option for another six years.

30.10.2009
Shipbuilding

Federal guarantee to support U.S. construction of 39 barges

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration has agreed to guarantee loans of $40.8 million to enable the Canal Barge Company, Inc. of New Orleans, LA, to order nine asphalt barges and 30 open hopper barges.

30.10.2009
Shipbuilding

Vacon to extend services in Latin America

The global AC drives manufacturer Vacon is extending its services in Brazil, where the economy is rapidly recovering from a short-term recession.

29.10.2009

Full-scale ship flooding tests

Napa Ltd, Helsinki, is continuing its research into the physics of a flooding vessel; this effort is part of SHIP FLOODING, a national research project on progressive flooding and damage stability of ships being conducted in Finland.

29.10.2009
Shipbuilding

Longterm strategic agreement

Abu Dhabi MAR Group, the international shipbuilding group based in Abu Dhabi, and ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems, part of ThyssenKrupp, have agreed on a close strategic partnership.

28.10.2009
Shipbuilding

Volvo Penta official supplier of diesel engines

As a result of the best environmental features, Volvo Penta has been appointed official supplier of diesel engines to 22 passenger ferries being built for the World Expo in Shanghai, China next year.

28.10.2009
Shipbuilding

Canadian shipbuilders urged to standardize technology

Standardization on a common technology platform is a key component in creating a sustainable Canadian shipbuilding industry according to a submission to the Federal Government from ShipConstructor Software Inc. (SSI), creator of shipbuilding and offshore CAD/CAM systems.

26.10.2009