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First LNG Terminal transported to Italy’s coast

Exxon Mobil Corporation announced that the world’s first offshore liquefied natural gas or LNG terminal arrived at its final location off the Italian coast, where it will be capable of supplying about 10 percent of Italy’s natural gas requirements. ...

24.09.2008

Kongsberg acquires Achilles(T) Satellite System

As part of a strategic plan to prepare for increasing cyber threats, KONGSBERG acquired the Achilles(T) Satellite test system from Wurldtech(T) Security Technologies. The system will ensure a higher level of security by providing resilience against...

24.09.2008

Oil/chemical tanker reflagged

The Hellespont Group has emphasized ist commitment to the German shipowning community by electing to switch the registy of one of its vessels to the German flag. The decision to reflag the 2007 built, 13,000 dwt oil/chemical tanker “Hellespont Credo”...

22.09.2008
Shipbuilding

New office in Veracruz

Lloyd’s Register Central  and South America Ltd recently celebrated the opening of its new Veracruz office. After 16 years in its original Veracruz location Lloyd’s Register moved to a new larger facility underscoring the significance of Mexico in...

18.09.2008
Shipping

Aker solutions invests in Brazilian operation

Aker Solutions will make significant investments into the company's manufacturing plant for subsea trees in Curitiba, Brazil, in order to increase manufacturing capacity ahead of the future wave of subsea developments in the Brazilian pre-salt...

18.09.2008

Commitment to best practice

The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) has re-emphasised its commitment to best practice in bunkering operations throughout the world. Following recent reports of alleged difficulties encountered by certain bunker surveyors and quality...

18.09.2008
Shipbuilding

ZF 9000 Series - application in China

A new Chinese rescue tug boat named “Nan Hai Jiu 101” has been put into service in the Guangzhou region for China Rescue and Salvage.

12.09.2008

Strong growth for Guangzhou container volume

Guangzhou port container throughput growth in the first half of this year now ranks first in the world, Xinhua reports.

03.09.2008

Delivery of port cranes

China’s Zhenhua Port Machinery co. (ZPMC) has been awarded the contract to manufacture seven quayside post panamax gantry cranes for the Israeli Port of Haifa.

03.09.2008
Shipbuilding

Groundbreaking ceremony

US operation of Australia based shipyard, Austal, celebrated the start of work on its Modular Manufacturing Facility (MMF)in Mobile, Alabama. The state-of-the-art facility will be capable of constructing six large aluminium vessels such as the Navy´s...

07.08.2008

Singapore cement terminal to be refurbished

Cargotec won a substantial new refurbishment contract from major cement importer Sin Heng Chan Cement Terminal in Singapore, which will see the company's local bulk handling services branch upgrade Sin Heng Chan's Siwertell ST-490F ship unloader.

 

11.05.2006
Shipping

ClassNK gets authorisation from German flag

The Japan-based classification society ClassNK has announced that it has obtained authorisation from Germany’s BG Verkehr to carry out surveys on behalf of the German Government.

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