News

HELCOM project: estimate inputs of hazardous substances into the Baltic Sea

The Helsinki Commission (HELCOM) has launched together with its partners a new project to identify the most important sources of hazardous substances inputs into the Baltic Sea and estimate their impacts on the marine environment.

16.04.2009
"Gaschem Nordsee"
Shipbuilding

First LPG/LEG tanker for Harpain

Meyer Werft in Papenburg delivered the LPG/LRG tanker "Gaschem Nordsee" to the shipping company Harpain.

14.04.2009

Jeppesen Primar ENC service introduced

Jeppesen Marine, Egersund, Norway, is launching a new product that – together with the Norwegian Hydrographic Service – will provide the world’s mariners with a single authoritative source for charts.

11.04.2009

APM Terminals Bahrain open

APM Terminals Bahrain has opened its truck gates at Bahrain Gateway at Khalifa bin Salman Port, offering ocean carriers new ways to optimize their Upper Gulf route network to serve the growing regional market.

09.04.2009
Shipbuilding

EU approval for HERCULES-Beta project

The HERCULES-Beta research project proposal was recently approved by the European Commission.

09.04.2009
Shipbuilding

Training facility for Lloyd's Register Asia

Lloyd's Register Asia has opened its first dedicated marine surveyor training centre in Shanghai, assuring that the Group's global marine team will continue to deliver the high technical standards demanded by the modern maritime industry.

08.04.2009
Shipping

Rig-build contract

Rowan Companies' manufacturing subsidiary, LeTourneau Technologies, Inc. ("LTI") has signed contracts valued at appr. US$185 million with a Brazilian construction consortium to provide the rig kit, rig design and drilling equipment for two LeTourneau Super 116E jack-up rigs.

08.04.2009

Iridium OpenPort™ on an Argentine navy ship in Antarctic deployment

One of the Iridium OpenPort™ beta test platforms was the Argentine navy vessel, ARA "Suboficial Castillo", an ocean-going fleet tug.

07.04.2009
Prof Choo Yoo Sang
Shipbuilding

New Lloyd's Register Educational Trust Professor

Professor Choo Yoo Sang, Director for Research at the National University of Singapore's Centre for Offshore Research and Engineering (CORE) has been appointed Lloyd's Register Educational Trust Professor with effect from 1 April 2009.

06.04.2009
Shipbuilding

Agreement to develop a FLNG near Kitimat

Canadian operator Teekay Corporation (“Teekay”), headquartered at Vancouver, has signed an agreement with investment company Merrill Lynch Commodities, Inc. to jointly develop a project to convert the LNG carrier "Arctic Spirit".

06.04.2009
Shipbuilding

Hand-over and commissioning of the fourth Indonesian Corvette

After finishing of outfitting details and performing successful sea trials, the fourth SIGMA CLASS Corvette, "KRI Frans Kaisiepo", built by Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS), Vlissingen, The Netherlands, was handed-over and commissioned to the Navy of the Republic of Indonesia.

03.04.2009
Shipbuilding

Nakilat and Damen to join forces

Qatar Gas Transport Company Ltd. (Nakilat), Doha, and Damen Shipyards Group, based in Gorinchem, Netherlands, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to form a joint venture to manage a new shipyard in the port of Ras Laffan.

03.04.2009

GAC launches ship lay-up solutions

Gulf Agency Company (GAC), based in Kuwait, has launched GAC Ship Lay-up Solutions, a new service package to help owners/operators avoid non-profitable journeys, and reduce wear & tear, fuel consumption and insurance premiums during periods of low demand.

02.04.2009
"Southside"
Shipbuilding

Double ended ferry for South Ferry

South Ferry, Inc., Shelter Island, has taken delivery of the vehicle/passenger ferry "Southside".

01.04.2009

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