News

Cavotec MSL wins follow-up MoorMaster™ order from Canada’s St. Lawrence Seaway

Global engineering group, Cavotec MSL, has won a second order for its automated mooring system from the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC).

01.04.2009

Cruise Scotland launched

Cruise Scotland, representing ports and service companies throughout the country, was officially presented at the Seatrade Cruise Shipping Miami Exhibition and Conference.

31.03.2009
Shipping

First turbine installed

At the offshore wind farm Horns Rev 2 in the North Sea situated 30-40 km off the west coast of Denmark the first turbine was installed by the Danish project developer Dong Energy, Siemens, who delivers the turbines, and the Danish supplier of construction services A2Sea.

30.03.2009
Shipping

EPC contract to Aker Solutions

Aker Solutions has been awarded an EPC contract by Dong E&P Norge to deliver a complete subsea production system to the operator's Trym field, located north of the Norwegian-Danish North Sea border, appr. 300 km south-west of Kristiansand.

30.03.2009

International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea

The composition of following chambers has been modified by the Tribunal:Chamber for Marine Environment DisputesThe Chamber for Marine Environment Disputes, established in accordance with article 15, paragraph 1, of the Statute, is available to deal...

27.03.2009

New General Manager for GAC Bunker Fuels

Anthony Mollet has been appointed General Manager of GAC Bunker Fuels (GACBF) with immediate effect.

27.03.2009
"Ise Princess"

3000th vessel for Liberian Registry

The Liberian Registry has passed a major milestone in its history by registering its 3,000th vessel, the 105,400 dwt aframax tanker "Ise Princess", built this year for Fairsea Enterprises SA and managed and operated by Tsakos Shipping & Trading SA of Greece.

26.03.2009

Jeppesen Marine launches vessel and voyage optimization solution trial and ROI analysis program

Englewood, USA, based provider of vessel operations services and digital navigation solutions Jeppesen Marine is now offering a 45-day trial and evaluation program to introduce prospective customers to the benefits offered by the company’s Vessel and...

26.03.2009

TTS sales and service company in Singapore

TTS, the Norwegian specialist for handling equipment for the marine and offshore industry, will have a new sales and service company in Singapore.

25.03.2009
"West Eminence"
Shipping

"West Eminence" for Seadrill

The new deepwater semi-submersible drilling rig "West Eminence", built at Samsung Shipyard, South Korea, was taken over by Seadrill Limited, Hamilton, Bermuda.

24.03.2009
Shipping

Aker Solutions signs partnership agreement with ACEC of Saudi Arabia

Aker Solutions has signed a partnership agreement with the Arabian Consulting Engineering Centre (ACEC) to support its plans to grow in the engineering services market in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

18.03.2009

State-of-the-art container cxamination facility open

Canada's newest and most advanced Container Examination Facility (CEF) is on line and fully integrated into the seamless and timely movement of inspected containers between the Fairview Terminal and rail transit schedules.

17.03.2009
Shipbuilding

Selfunloading cement coaster contracts

Japanese company Taiheiyo Engineering has ordered two Cargotec's MacGREGOR bulk cement selfunloading systems to be installed on two coastal cement carriers, guaranteeing high capacity cargo discharging, low power consumption and high reliability.

17.03.2009

Raytheon Anschütz with service station in Brazil

Raytheon Anschütz has broadened its capability for service alongside the important shipping routes in South America.

16.03.2009

New member of the International Tribunal for the Law fot the Sea

Jin-Hyun Paik (Republic of Korea) was elected member of the Tribunal for the Law of the Sea t a Special Meeting of States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.

15.03.2009

Faststream launches seagoing recruitment division

Global maritime recruiter Faststream has launched a dedicated seagoing recruitment division.

13.03.2009
P&O ferry
Shipbuilding

Production of the biggest ferry in the English Channel started

The production of the first of the two huge ferries ordered by P& O Ferries has started by cutting its first steel plate on STX Europe’s yard in Rauma, Finland.

12.03.2009
Shipping

LM Glasfiber inaugurates blade factory in Poland

The specialist in production of blades for wind turbines, LM Glasfiber, inaugurated its new blade production facility in Goleniów in Poland.

12.03.2009
"UOS Atlantis"
Shipping

Delivery of first AHTS to Hartmann Offshore

The MOSS 424-type AHTS vessel „UOS Atlantis“ was delivered to Hartmann Offshore, the new division of Hartmann Group, Leer, from the Fincantieri Shipyard in Muggiano, Italy.

11.03.2009

United Nations agencies partner with shipping corporations

A Global Industry Alliance (GIA) was launched at the headquarters of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London. It aims to prevent marine bio-invasions caused by ships' ballast water.

11.03.2009