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Lifesaving equipment
Shipping

Specialisation in two Noreq companies

Increasing demand for Noreq’s new and improved lifesaving equipment have resulted in a specializing of the company.

13.02.2009
Shipping

28 new Marco Polo projects to receive funding

Following projects were selected under the 2008 call for proposals to receive funding in the framework of the Marco Polo II programme:

13.02.2009
"Golar Spirit"
Offshore

Golar LNG FSRU goes into operation

Golar LNG, Hamilton, Bermuda, advises the successful start up of its first Floating Storage and Regasification Vessel (FSRU), the "Golar Spirit".

12.02.2009
Shipping

MICT achieves ISO 28000 security certification

Mundra International Container Terminal (MICT) of DP World has achieved ISO 28000:2007 certification in supply chain security management systems. Certification was undertaken by auditing firm and maritime classification society Det Norske Veritas (DNV).

 

12.02.2009
Shipping

Marco Polo Call for Proposals 2009

Marco Polo is the EU funding programme that supports projects contributing to a more sustainable transport of goods across Europe.

 

11.02.2009
Shipping

AIS network for Malaysia

Swedish specialist in the development of AIS technology Saab TransponderTech AB has been awarded a contract to supply a coastal Automatic Identification System (AIS) network for the east coast of the Malaysian peninsula and an integration of all AIS systems in the country.

 

11.02.2009
Shipbuilding

Dissolution of ST Engineering US companies

Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) announced that its wholly-owned inactive subsidiaries in the USA, Lee Holding Company (Lee Holding), Rosco Manufacturing Company (Rosco), Force Feed Loader Parts, Inc. (Force Feed), and LeeBoy…

10.02.2009
Shipping

JV partners to establish a terminal Company in Cai Mep, Vietnam

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd., Japan, Saigon Newport Company, Vietnam, Hanjin Shipping co., Ltd.,  South Korea, and Wan Hai Lines, Ltd, Taiwan, signed a contract to establish a joint terminal operation company. The Tan Cang Cai Mep International Terminal…

09.02.2009
Offshore

Cecon finalizes engineering of new pipelay system

Cecon ASA, Arendal, has finalized the detail engineering of the Pipe Lay Ramp for one of the most versatile systems in the industry.

06.02.2009
Shipbuilding

Thrane & Thrane to acquire Naval Electronics AB

Thrane & Thrane, the Danish manufacturer of equipment and systems for global mobile communication, has signed an agreement to acquire the Malmoe based advanced marine TV and Radioantennas manufacturer, Naval Electronics AB (Naval).

06.02.2009
Offshore

Investments planned by Petrobras

As per 2009-2013 Business Plan of the Brazilien energy group Petrobras an investment of 174.4 billion $ is planned for the coming years covering the segments exploration and production, downstream, gas & energy, petrochemicals, biofules and…

05.02.2009
Shipping

New Greek shuttle

Taiwanese shipping company Evergreen Line has launched two new regional feeder services. Every ten days the Piraeus shuttle service, GF1, links the Italian port of Taranto with the Greek port of Piraeus v.v., the vessel deployed is "Lantau Beach".…

05.02.2009
Shipbuilding

More tugs for Kotug

Kotug International B.V. with towing services in the ports of Rotterdam, Hamburg, Bremerhaven and Le Havre has christened "SD Seal" and "SD Seahorse" which had been delivered from Turkish shipyard Eregli last year.

04.02.2009
Shipbuilding

Vale signs contracts with national shipyards

The metal and mining company Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (CVRD) signed a contract with three national shipyards for the construction of 15 new tugboats (boats that assist in the manoeuver of vessels at ports), 32 barges and two pushers.

04.02.2009
Shipbuilding

Change in corporate management

Ole Heggheim, Chief Financial Officer and executive vice president of STX Europe, has decided to resign from his position. Byung-Ryun Woo has been appointed as new CFO, and Hans-Jørgen Wibstad has been appointed as senior vice president for…

03.02.2009
Shipping

New member for Carnival Corp. Boards of Directors

Carnival Corporation & plc. announced that Randall J. Weisenburger, executive vice president and chief financial officer for marketing and corporate communications company Omnicom Group Inc., has been appointed to its boards of directors. Randall J.…

03.02.2009
Shipbuilding

Sperry navigation systems for Fast Patrol Boats for Trinidad and Tobago

Northrop Grumman Corporation, based in Charlottesville, has been selected to supply integrated bridge systems (IBS) for six fast patrol craft being built by Austal Shipyards in Australia for the government of Trinidad and Tobago.

 

03.02.2009
Shipping

UASC launches IMR-Service

United Arab Shipping Co. (UASC) launches a new service IMR (Indian Subcontinent–Middle East–Red Sea Service) covering Pakistan & India to Arabian Gulf and Red Sea destinations. It similarly connects the Arabian Gulf to Red Sea destinations. The new…

02.02.2009
Shipping

New terminal equipment

Contecon Guayaquil SA (CGSA), manager and operator of the Guayaquil Container and Multipurpose Terminals (GCMT) in Ecuador, received three new quay cranes and eight rubber tired gantries (RTGs).

 

30.01.2009
Shipping

Gothenburg as a Baltic transhipment hub

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has signed a contract with the Port of Gothenburg to establish the port as transhipment centre for its services in the Baltic region.

 

30.01.2009