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Prospects and Orders

New contract for Bergen Group Intech

Bergen Group ASA has, through its subsidiary Bergen Group Intech AS, been awarded a contract with the German company NA  Energy Consulting  & Marketing GmbH for delivery of a floating steel raft, for maintenance of oil  pipelines. The contract has a...

08.12.2008
SkySails
Shipbuilding

Zeppelin to take stake in SkySails

Zeppelin Power Systems GmbH & Co. KG, Hamburg and the towing-kite manufacturer SkySails GmbH & Co. KG, also of Hamburg, are joining forces to market SkySails propulsion systems.

05.12.2008
Aglaia
Shipbuilding

New upgrade kit for low-speed engines

Wärtsilä has introduced a new upgrade kit for slow steaming for RTA and RT-flex low-speed engines to enable shipowners and operators to make major savings in fuel costs while slow steaming their ships. The upgrade kit allows Wärtsilä low-speed marine...

05.12.2008
Shipbuilding

STX Europe laid keel of large cruise vessel

The keel of "Allure of the Seas", the second in the series of two of the world's largest cruise ships was at the Turku yards of STX Europe.The keel laying ceremony marked the placement of the very first block of "Allure of the Seas" in the dry dock...

04.12.2008
Shipbuilding

USCG approval for bilge water system

The Senitec sludge and bilge water treatment system of Wärtsilä has received US Coast Guard (USCG) Type Approval. Tests have confirmed the system's ability to remove oil in water levels to well below required by the International Maritime...

04.12.2008
Shipbuilding

Wärtsilä and CSSC-MES Diesel sign licence agreement

Wärtsilä and Chinese CSSC-MES Diesel Co Ltd (CMD) have jointly signed a licence agreement for the manufacture and sale of Wärtsilä low-speed marine diesel engines by CMD in China.

02.12.2008
Shipbuilding

Japanese shipbuilders extend use of AVEVA marine solutions

AVEVA, one of the leading supplier of engineering IT systems for the plant and marine industries, announced that key Japanese shipbuilders Namura Shipbuilding, Universal Shipbuilding Corporation, Shin Kurushima Dockyard, Sumitomo Heavy Industries...

02.12.2008
Shipping

New roro service between Denmark and Norway

Starting in January 2009 the British shipowner Seatruck Ferries Ltd. will offer a new roro trailer cargo service.

01.12.2008
Grimaldi roro carrier
Shipping

Grimaldi Group expanding shortsea services

A new maritime connection, Salerno-Cagliar-Valencia, was added to Naples based Grimaldi Group's liner services. It opens up the Sardinian Island to the whole network of shortsea links.

 

28.11.2008
Shipping

GAC opens office in Mozambique

The Dubai based provider of shipping, logistic, marine and offshore services, Gulf Agency Company Ltd. (GAC), is now operational in Maputo, Mozambique, with a second office to follow in Beira. The company's focus is on supporting the country's...

28.11.2008
"Taisun"
Shipbuilding

YRS celebrates "Taisun's" first commercial lift

Yantai Raffles Shipyard in Shandong, the largest rig builder in China, started the commercial use of its 20,000 t gantry crane. The "Taisun" lifted the massive 14,000 t deckbox of the semi-submersible drilling rig, the ‘COSL Pioneer’ for COSL...

28.11.2008
Shipbuilding

Three new tugs in Le Havre

SNRH (societe Nouvelle De Remorquage Du Havre), the French subsidiary of the fast growing European tugboat company Kotug, expanded its fleet by three new tugs. They were christened during a ceremony which took place in front of their office at Le Havre.

 

27.11.2008
Shipping

Jump of container traffic

Fairview Terminal's accumulative container throughput to the end of the third quarter 2008 totalled 102,775 TEU.

26.11.2008
Shipbuilding

US Defence JHSC contract

Australia's shipbuilding company Austal has won the contract to design and build the US Department of Defence's next generation multi-use platform, the Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV).

26.11.2008
Shipping

First Hamworthy onboard LNG regasification plant delivered

UK based Hamworthy plc delivered an onboard vaporiser system to be installed on the 145,000 cum LNG shuttle regasification vessel (SRV) "Suez Neptune". "Suez Neptune" is the first to two SRV under construction at Samsung in South Korea for Höegh LNG...

25.11.2008
Shipbuilding

Namegiving of Odense newbuilding L215

On 22 November the latest newbuilding at Odense Steel Shipyard, a 7,000 TEU container ship for the A.P. Moller - Maersk Group, was named "Marit Maersk".

 

25.11.2008
Shipping

Port Security

California based VeriTainer Corporation, California, and Erudite, Inc., Tacoma, Washington, will cooperate to safely detect nuclear shielding materials hidden in cargo containers.

25.11.2008
Shipbuilding

CMD comes Of age With production milestone

MAN Diesel and CMD held a joint ceremony in Shanghai on 17 October last to mark the occasion of the young engine manufacturer reaching the significant milestone of one million produced bhp, comprised exclusively of MAN B&W engines.

 

19.11.2008

Fleet of Kalmar terminal tractors to Port of Salalah

Cargotec's Kalmar business area has been awarded a contract to supply terminal equipment for the expansion of the Port of Salalah, located in the southern region of Oman.

 

19.11.2008

Netherlands signs Wreck Removal Convention

The Kingdom of the Netherlands has become the fourth country to sign, subject to approval, the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks, 2007, joining Estonia, France and Italy, which signed subject to ratification.

30.10.2008