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TORO
Offshore

TORO transfer device launched

Reflex Marine Ltd., Aberdeen, announces the launch of the new TORO personnel transfer capsule for the offshore market, which is to further enhance the safe use of crane transfers globally.

 

29.01.2009
Shipbuilding

Strategic partnership

MAN Diesel PrimeServ and Maersk Fluid Technology have agreed to form a strategic partnership, where MAN Diesel PrimeServ will represent Maersk Fluid Technology’s SEA-Mate® line of products to operators of MAN Diesel equipment in both the marine and stationary power markets and on a global scale.

 

29.01.2009
"Maersk Resolve"
Offshore

Jackup rig for Maersk Drilling

Keppel FELS Limited in Singapore has delivered the third of four jackup rigs to Maersk Drilling. The rig was neamed "Maersk Resolve". the series of high efficiency rigs have a maximum operating depth of over 300 metres and are suitable for drilling…

28.01.2009
Shipbuilding

Another tug newbuilding for Moran Towing

Shipyard Washburn & Doughty Associates, Inc., East Boothbay, Maine, signed a contract with the Moran Towing Corporation to build one tug of the Intercon type. Hull no 98 will be the fourth vessel built by Washburn & Doughty to this design. "Pati R.…

28.01.2009

Jump of turnover of containers at Port of Prince Rupert in 2008

The Fairview Terminal of the Canadian Port of Prince Rupert handled 181,890 TEU from 78 vessels in its first full year of operations, following the facility's opening in late October, 2007.

27.01.2009
Tampa Ship
Shipbuilding

New name for Tampa Bay Shipbuilding and Repair

After purchase of Tampa Bay Shipbuilding in Florida by an ownership group led by Edison Chouest Offshore President Gary Chouest in last December the shipyard was renamed Tampa Ship, LLC.

27.01.2009

Yang Ming Anatolia is a rising force in the Mediterranean and Black Seas

Taiwanese shipping company Yang Ming Marine Corporation has established a partnership with Arkas Holding, Izmir. Yang Ming’s agency services in Turkey had been carried out by Egekont since 1995. On January 1, Arkas and Yang Ming founded Yang Ming…

26.01.2009
Damen Fast Crew Supplier 5009
Shipbuilding

Fast crew supply vessel for Naviera Integral

At the Gorinchem yard of the Dutch Damen Group a fast crew supply vessel of type 5009 was delivered to Mexican Naviera Integral S.A. C.V., a maritime transport company for the offshore industry. The "Dona Angela Maria T." is the 12th Damen ship in…

26.01.2009
Shipbuilding

Damen Salvage Tug 4612 launched at Song Thu Shipyard

Damen Salvage Tug4612 with yardnumber 553009 was successfully launched at Song Thu Shipyard in Danang, Vietnam.

22.01.2009
Shipbuilding

GL inaugurates new Office in Mumbai

Multi purpose vessels, heavy lift vessels, platform supply vessels as well as tankers are currently being built and on order with Germanischer Lloyd (GL) class in India. In order to meet the rising demand for classificatory services, GL has…

22.01.2009
"CMA CGM Virginia"
Shipping

TraPac Container Terminal opened

The Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) opened its own terminal in the port of Jacksonville, Florida.

21.01.2009
Shipping

Stena Bulk appoints Senior Vice President and Head of Stena Bulk LLC, Houston

Stena Bulk, a leading international tanker owner, controlling a fleet of more than 75 tankers from seven offices in six countries, has announced the appointment of Jonas Kihlberg to the position as Senior Vice President of the Stena Bulk Group…

21.01.2009

Order for navigation systems for new patrol boats

Charlottesville, USA, based Northrop Grumman Corporation 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.

20.01.2009
Amir Hamzah bin Azizan
Shipping

MISC appoints new President

Amir Hamzah bin Azizan was appointed as the President/Chief Executive Officer of MISC Berhad, Kuala Lumpur, on 1 January 2009.

 

19.01.2009
Shipbuilding

Germanischer Lloyd acquires International Refinery Services

With the acquisition of the Singapore-based asset management expert company “International Refinery Services Pte Ltd” (IRS) the GL Group expands its service portfolio for the petroleum, oil and gas industry yet again.

 

19.01.2009
Shipbuilding

SMM Istanbul to be opened by Transport Minister of Turkey

The first SMM Istanbul event will be held at the ICEC-Istanbul Convention & Exhibition Centre from 21 to 23 January 2009, open daily from 10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m..

16.01.2009
Shipbuilding

Propulsion and power systems for offshore supply vessels

The power and automation technology group ABB, Zürich, has won orders for electric propulsion, power generation and power distribution systems that maximize the fuel efficiency of offshore supply vessels to be built in China.

16.01.2009
"Gulf Deffi"
Shipbuilding

"Gulf Deffi" joins Gulf Navigation fleet

Dubai based Gulf Navigation Holding PJSC has taken delivery of the chemical tanker "Gulf Deffi" constructed at the Hyundai Mipo Dockyard in Ulsan, South Korea, this delivery is the first of three tankers expected this year.

 

15.01.2009
Shipbuilding

LNG carrier "Tangguh Foja" delivered

The Korean shipyard Samsung Heavy Industries, Co., Ltd. has delivered the 154,800 cum Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) carrier "Tangguh Foja" to the Tangguh Production Sharing Contractors, a consortium comprising Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd, Tokyo, and P.…

15.01.2009
Shipping

MacGREGOR introduces more technology transforming ultra deepwater operations

In January MacGREGOR is delivering the world’s first subsea knuckle-jib crane equipped with a system for fibre rope handling, which will be installed on the subsea vessel "Havila Phoenix". The 250-tonne Hydramarine active heave-compensated (AHC)…

14.01.2009