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Shipbuilding

Gertsen & Olufsen establishes office in China

The Danish maritime specialist company Gertsen & Olufsen A/S has established an office operation in Shanghai in order to tap into the growing Chinese market for shipboard and offshore technology.

04.09.2009

New subsidiary: Braemar Marine

Braemar Shipping Services plc has launched a new subsidiary called Braemar Marine, which will provide diverse marine surveying and adjusting services to the global maritime, transportation risk and insurance markets.

03.09.2009

Short sea shipping

Short sea carrier North Sea Container Line (NCL), who connects Hamburg/Bremerhaven/Rotterdam with Norway, now offers weekly calls in Molde. Molde is situated north of Aalesund, in the Northwest part of Norway.Short sea operator Unifeeder will expand...

03.09.2009
"Star Commodore"
Shipbuilding

New tug delivered to PSA Marine

Completed several months ahead of schedule, "Star Commodore" is the latest Z-Tech 7000 tug delivery from Cheoy Lee Shipyards, Hong Kong, to PSA Marine in Singapore.

03.09.2009
Shipbuilding

Schat-Harding expands

The supplier and service provider for lifeboat and evacuation systems for the offshore, cruise and shipping industries is expanding its global network with a new Italian office and service station in Livorno.

02.09.2009

Cargotec wins order for Siwertell ship unloader

Cargotec secured an order for a Siwertell 790-D screw type continuous ship unloader from UTE Porto do Itaqui Geracão de Energia SA, Brazil.

01.09.2009
Shipbuilding

MFD 250 added to product portfolio

Vosta LMG has added a Multi Functional Dredge (MFD) to its product range. This Multi Functional Dredge complements the product portfolio for small dredges.

 

31.08.2009
Shipbuilding

"USS America" designed with ShipConstructor

The "USS America" (LHA 6), designed with ShipConstructor Software, will be the most technologically advanced amphibious naval ship to date according to U.S. Navy Capt. Robert Howell, Executive Officer and Director of Contracts, Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Gulf Coast, who made this observation at the recent keel laying ceremony for the ship in Pascagoula.

28.08.2009
Shipbuilding

First BCP propellers

Berg Propulsion is to deliver the first examples of the newly launched Berg Controllable Pitch Propeller (BCP) with feathering capability, with separate orders for installations on board two chemical tankers under construction at the Dingheng (Jiangsu) Shipbuilding Co, in China, and an 85.5m long ferry being built at Eastern Shipbuilding Group, of Panama City, Florida.

27.08.2009
"Girassol"
Shipping

Desalination plant aboard FPSO off Angolan coast

The RWO company, Bremen, is supplying a complete reverse osmosis plant for seawater desalination to the international oil and gas concern Total for its "Girassol".

26.08.2009

Cargotec merges Hiab and Kalmar

Cargotec has merged Hiab and Kalmar business areas. As a result of the merger, Cargotec has now formed two business areas: Marine, which comprises current MacGregor business area, and Industrial and Terminal, which comprises current Hiab and Kalmar business areas.

25.08.2009

New Training and marine simulation centre

Kongsberg Maritime officially opened its new 5,000 square foot training and marine simulation centre in Westhill, Aberdeen on 12th August 2009.

24.08.2009
Shipping

Chevron commences operations on "Discoverer Clear Leader"

The new built ultra-deepwater drillship "Discoverer Clear Leader" of Chevron U.S.A. Inc., San Ramon, a wholly owned subsidiary of Chevron Corporation, has begun work for Chevron in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico under a five-year contract with Transocean.

24.08.2009
Shipbuilding

Orders from India and U.A.E. for Fincantieri

The “Abu Dhabi class” design of the corvette for the U.A.E., due for delivery early 2011, has been developed from the “Cigala Fulgosi”, on the basis of which four “Comandanti” class vessels were built for the Italian Navy. In addition to an option...

21.08.2009

PD Ports completes first phase fo expansion plan

PD Ports, London, has completed the first phase of its latest expansion programme to further develop its existing container terminal handling facilities at Teesport on the North East coast.

21.08.2009
Shipbuilding

SonarBell™ to be unveiled at DSEi

The SonarBell™, which is a result of a collaboration between the British companies SALT, Avon Rubber p.l.c and ARTIS, is introduced as a maintenance free, passive sonar locator system, that operates by focusing energy like a lens to amplify sound levels and reflect them to the sender.

20.08.2009
Shipbuilding

Bourbon Liberty Series: adaptable to suit clients' requirements

Since April, Bourbon, Paris, took delivery of three AHTS Bourbon Gulf Liberty, the 208, 210 and 211, now under contract with Zamil Offshore Services for Saudi Aramco.

20.08.2009
Shipbuilding

Odense Steel Shipyard discontinues shipbuilding activities

The Board of the Odense Steel Shipyard has decided to discontinue the shipbuilding activities, when the contracted orders have been fulfilled.Due to the expansion of the yard capacity in low cost countries in the Far East and most recently with...

20.08.2009
Shipping

Subsea 7 Opens new pipeline spoolbase

Subsea 7 Inc, one of the world's leading subsea engineering and construction companies, has opened its new pipeline fabrication spoolbase in Port Isabel, Texas.

18.08.2009
Shipbuilding

Bollinger delivers tank barge to Bouchard

Bollinger Gretna, L.L.C., Harvey, Louisiana, a Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. company, has delivered "B. No. 284", a double hull 80,000 barrel oil tank barge built to meet the requirements of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA’90) to Bouchard Ocean Services, Melville, NY.

18.08.2009