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  • 7 September 2017
    Exploration & Production

    A report into why the Transocean Winner semi-submersible rig grounded on the Isle of Lewis last year has been published, naming poor condition of the tow line and high winds as direct causes of the accident.  On Thursday, September 7, 2017, the UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) published the report on the grounding of the Marshall […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Poor condition of the tow line, inclement weather and the lack of storm contingency plan led to the grounding of semi-submersible rig Transocean Winner in August 2016, UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) informed. Namely, the towing manual, which was provided to the Dutch-registered tug ALP Forward, which towed the rig, as well as to Transocean and Aqualis, […]

  • 8 August 2016

    The Transocean Winner semi-submersible drilling rig has run aground in the UK after having been struck by severe storms. According to a statement by the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), overnight on Sunday, Stornoway Coastguard was in communication with the tug Alp Forward which encountered severe weather west of the Isle Of Lewis, Scotland during a […]

  • 11 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following reports that the recently grounded oil rig Transocean Winner was leaking oil, the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency said that there is no pollution detected in the area of the rig, adding that it continues to monitor the site. Furthermore, the agency’s counter pollution surveillance aircraft yesterday flew over the grounding site on the west side of the Isle of […]

  • 21 December 2011

    SENER has been hired by Murueta Shipyard for the creation of a global finite elements model of two sectional dredgers of 1,500 m3 and 2,600 m3 with shipyard number 293 and 294 respectively and both technologically advanced and innovative. SENER will also develop the basic engineering of the central body for the nº 294, with […]

  • 21 December 2011

    SENER has been hired by Murueta Shipyard for the creation of a global finite elements model of two sectional dredgers of 1,500 m3 and 2,600 m3 with shipyard number 293 and 294 respectively and both technologically advanced and innovative. SENER will also develop the basic engineering of the central body for the No. 294, with […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    ALP Maritime Services B.V. has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire six powerful long distance anchor-handling and towing vessels, subject only to a satisfactory inspection of the vessels. The vessels are operating in the 200 and 300 Tonnes Bollard Pull towing vessel segment. This acquisition adds a combined 1,450 Tonnes of Bollard Pull to […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has today welcomed the decision by the Australian Labor Party to ban the dumping of dredge spoil in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. Felicity Wishart, the AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said that today’s policy announcement is a welcome acknowledgment that the World Heritage Great Barrier […]

  • 17 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Seacor Marine has entered into definitive agreements to acquire three platform supply vessels from COSCO Zhoushan.

  • 29 September 2017
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Hansa Hydrocarbons and Oranje-Nassau Energie B.V. (ONE) have encountered what they say is a significant gas discovery in the North Sea.  Hansa Hydrocarbons informed on Tuesday, September 26 that the N05-1 exploration well drilled offshore Netherlands on its GEms licences, had been confirmed as a significant discovery encountering gas in the target basal Rotliegend sandstones. The […]

  • 3 January 2019
    Vessels

    The Project Forward initiative led by Athens-based Arista Shipping, has been granted a patent from the South Korean Intellectual Property Office Examiner.  

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    ALP Maritime Services has taken delivery of two towing and anchor handling vessels, ALP Winger and ALP Guard. The company reflagged the vessels under Dutch Flag. The vessel ALP Guard was previously known as AHT Uranus and ALP Winger as AHT Janus. In November 2014, the company bought six long distance anchor-handling and towing vessels built in Germany in […]

  • 5 February 2018

    Ultra-long distance towing and anchor handling vessel ALP Keeper has been delivered to ALP Maritime Services.

  • 6 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Singapore-based container shipping company APL has added three ports of call to its weekly Asia Latin America (ALX) service. Including Callao (Peru), Da Chan Bay (China) and Valparaiso (Chile), the expanded ALX service is said to offer “a more comprehensive coverage” across Asia, Manzanillo in Mexico and South America West Coast. “Export manufacturers from Asia, […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Ultra-long distance towing and anchor handling vessel built for Dutch shipping company ALP Maritime Services has left the Niigata shipyard in Japan, heading to South Korea. ALP Maritime said the ALP Striker set off to South Korea to perform sea trials and undergo required technical adjustments. According to ALP Maritime Services, the vessel will be sailing […]

  • 29 June 2017

    ALP’s last Future Class ultra-long distance towing and anchor handling vessel ALP Keeper has been christened recently in Tamano, Japan. The ALP Keeper was constructed by Niigata Shipbuilding & Repair, Japan. It is one of four ultra-long distance towing and anchor handling vessels constructed for ALP Maritime Services, a subsidiary of Teekay Offshore Partners. The vessel […]

  • 22 October 2015

    Ulstein has informed that the first of four ultra-long distance towing and anchor handling vessels, ‘ALP Striker’, has been launched at Japan’s Niigata Shipbuilding & Repair. Based on the ULSTEIN SX157 design, Ulstein says ALP Striker is the first vessel of its kind, and a natural part of the ALP Future Class. The vessel is […]

  • 3 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Forward Ships has won its first official patent right from South Korea.

  • 27 February 2019

    ALE has completed its full scope of work on Ørsted’s Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. The project concluded in February 2019 when ALE completed the final discharge of the 106th transition pieces (TPs) onto the installation vessel. ALE was contracted by GeoSea to provide the specialist offshore engineering alongside the marine transportation, sea-fastening, load-out […]

  • 18 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Here are the five top tech trends which are reshaping freight forwarding.

  • 27 September 2016

    Ultra-long distance towing and anchor handling vessel built for Dutch shipping company ALP Maritime Services has been named at the Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Chiba Shipyard in China. The vessel named the ALP Defender, was christened by Caroline Steenbergen of ALP Maritime Services on Tuesday. The ALP Defender is one of four Ulstein SX 157 design Future class vessels. […]

  • 9 May 2016

    CLP Power Hong Kong on Saturday informed it is taking forward the development work to build an offshore LNG terminal in Hong Kong waters.