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Pier 91, Port of Seattle

Port of Seattle opens 2009 cruise season

The 2009 cruise season has started with the arrival of Holland America Line's "Amsterdam" at the new Smith Cove Terminal located at Pier 91. A record 211 vessels are as per Port of Seattle expected this season, bringing an estimated 801,000 passengers.

30.04.2009
Shipbuilding

SINAVAL 2009 draws over 5700 visitors

The SINAVAL 2009 shipping, maritime, port and fishing fair which took place in Bilbao featured a total of 330 exhibiting companies from 23 countries. It has drawn a total of 5712 visitors from almost all Spain's regional autonomous communities and from 36 other countries all over the world.

30.04.2009
Shipping

Head of Agreement on a joint venture LNG receiving terminal

In Jakarta, Indonesia, gas company PT Perusahaan Gas Negara (Persero) Tbk., the national oil and gas company PT Pertamina (Persero) and the energy company PT PLN (Persero) signed a Head of Agreement (HoA) for a joint venture to develop and operate a…

29.04.2009
"OSA Goliath"
Shipbuilding

Drydocks World delivers the world’s largest multi-purpose OCV

Drydocks World, the global maritime arm of Dubai World, has delivered "OSA Goliath", one of the world’s largest multi-purpose Offshore Construction Vessel (OCV) at its Drydocks World–Pertama yard.

28.04.2009
Shipbuilding

Submarine support contract

Babcock International Group PLC, the Royal Navy’s leading submarine support partner, London, has been awarded a £155 million contract to provide in-service engineering support to the UK’s submarine flotilla over the next ten years.

 

28.04.2009
Port of Seattle
Shipping

Port of Seattle to be called by new joint service

A joint service between CMA CGM and Maersk Line will begin calling at the Port of Seattle's Terminal 18 in June. Seattle will be the first North American port of call, followed by Vancouver, British Columbia. The container ships will then call at a…

27.04.2009

EMA LRIT system certified for operation on Iridium Satellite network

Iridium Satellite, Bethesda, USA, has certified the EMA Group’s BlueTraker® Long-Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) ship terminal to provide LRIT services over the Iridium satellite network. EMA, a manufacturer of intelligent transport systems, is based at Celje, Slovenia.

 

27.04.2009
Service vessel for Gibraltar
Shipbuilding

New service vessel from Alnmaritec

Alnmaritec, the specialist aluminium boat builder based in Northumberland, UK, recently launched a new offshore ‘Marine Service Vessel’ for operation in and around the port of Gibraltar.

24.04.2009

Braemar acquires LPC Connect

Braemar Seascope Ltd, London, the shipbroking arm of Braemar Shipping Services plc, has underlined its commitment to the all-important product broking market by acquiring the LPG broker and consultant LPG Connect International to form a product…

24.04.2009
Isabelle Ryckbost

New Director of the European Federation of Inland Ports

Isabelle Ryckbost was appointed Director of the European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP). She comes with almost 20 years of experience in EU public affairs, the last ten years working as political assistant of MEP Dirk Sterckx where she was mainly…

23.04.2009

Cavotec MSL seals largest mooring deal to date

Maritime systems innovator, Cavotec MSL, has received the largest order to date for the vacuum-based automated mooring solution, MoorMaster™, from the Port Hedland Port Authority (PHPA) in Western Australia.

23.04.2009
Shipping

Ulstein Sea of Solutions develops new derrick pipelay vessel

Abu Dhabi based National Petroleum Construction Company Ltd. (NPCC) has awarded Dutch design office Ulstein Sea of Solutions the basic design contract for their new large derrick pipelay vessel DLS-4200.

22.04.2009
Isabelle Ryckbost

New Director of the European Federation of Inland Ports

Isabelle Ryckbost was appointed Director of the European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP). She comes with almost 20 years of experience in EU public affairs, the last ten years working as political assistant of MEP Dirk Sterckx where she was mainly…

22.04.2009
Shipping

StatoilHydro and Statkraft to develop offshore wind farm

The Norwegian energy companies StatoilHydro and Statkraft join forces to develop an offshore wind park off the coast of Norfolk, UK.

21.04.2009
Shipbuilding

Ballast water management system

The ballast water management systems of Oslo based OceanSaver, which is owned by a consortium incl. StatoilHydro, Leif Höegh and Sumitomo, received type approval certification by the classification company Det Norske Veritas(DNV).

21.04.2009
"Farasan"
Shipbuilding

Vehicle-Passenger Catamarans for Saudi Arabia

The Australian shipyard group Austal has successfully completed its largest individual ferry contract to date following the delivery of two 69 metre vehicle-passenger catamaran ferries “Jazan” and “Farasan” to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

 

20.04.2009
Schiller Stations, Portsmouth

Siwertell coal unloader from MacGREGOR

Cargotec’s MacGREGOR has secured a Siwertell ST-790 D coal unloader order from American power company Public Service of New Hampshire’s Schiller Stations located in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

18.04.2009
Shipping

First turbine installed at DONG Energy’s Gunfleet Sands Offshore Wind Farm project

In the Thames Estuary off the East coast of England the first turbine was installed at the Gunfleet Sands Offshore Wind Farm project of Danish energy company DONG Energy.

17.04.2009

ST. Lawrence Seaway celebrates 50th anniversary

The St. Lawrence Seaway celebrates its 50th anniversary at the St. Lambert Lock, Quebec.

17.04.2009
Antwerp Delwaide port

Joint office in Brussels

The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) and the European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP) signed an agreement to set up a joint office in Brussels.

16.04.2009