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  • 22 December 2014

    On a bright Sunday morning August 31st around 450 persons gathered in the Felison terminal of the DFDS Seaways in the port of IJmuiden where the Princess Seaways cruise liner was waiting to take them on a day trip to the Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm, Dutch utility Eneco’s second offshore wind farm in Dutch […]

  • 4 July 2014

    Hans-Maarten Bais started as an intern at Diana Yacht Design in 1998 and never left. Since eight years, he has been creative director of the company, that is driven by a young team of ten, of which two recently graduated. Bais: ”Young graduates often offer fresh ideas.” ”Diana Yacht Design is a flexible dynamic naval […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    In light of the overcapacity issue currently causing the majority of woes in the shipping industry, this year could be the busiest year on record in ship recycling, as the total amount of scrapped tonnage in 2016 is likely to increase to some 40 million dwt, compared to 30 million dwt which were demolished in 2015, […]

  • 7 February 2014

    Director business group maritime Peter Zorge’s relationship with Econosto Nederland bv goes way back. Being introduced to the company as an intern, he returned after a short detour at the Royal Netherlands Navy and Van Wijk & Boerma and has been working for Econosto for 24 years now, still enjoying his job and the company. […]

  • 10 April 2017

    Knowledge of impact forces is an important aspect in the design and subsequent operation of offshore wind turbines. Offshore wind turbines are typically monopile or space frame structures. In addition to their basic operational loading, these structures are designed to withstand the environmental loads experienced offshore from waves, currents and wind.

  • 2 April 2009

    Headlines – order book rises to € 2 billion; – 40% increase in revenue to € 1.1 billion; – profit before tax up to € 105 million; – four acquisitions completed of technology and engineering companies. Revenue and result IHC Merwede revenue increased sharply in 2008 to € 1.1 billion (2007: € 774 million). The […]

  • 25 March 2020

    By Eize de Vries Digitalization has become a key wind industry trend impacting all products and processes from design phase and manufacturing stages up to lifetime service upkeep and support. We spoke with ZF Wind Power experts in Antwerp about digitalization’s main principles and benefits for optimized product performance, availability, operating lifetime, lifetime extension, and […]

  • 8 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    “The market upturn in 2011 has resulted in early signs of an improvement in BOURBON’s performance and results,” Christian Lefèvre, Chief Executive Officer of BOURBON announced. “EBITDA was up 24.6% compared with the previous year. This market upturn is more apparent in the deepwater offshore segment where we saw an increase of 4.6 points in […]

  • 2 July 2013

    On 18 January 2013 Damen Shipyards launched hull number 1230, to be named World Diamond, at their facilities in Galati in Romania. This platform supply vessel (PSV 3300 CD) is part of a contract from the Norwegian company World Wide Supply (WWS) for six identical vessels. These vessels are mainly built at Damen Shipyards Galati […]

  • 14 July 2020
    Human Capital, Outlook & strategy, Transition, Vision

    The oil and gas industry has historically been a hard place for female workers. Now, with the oil and gas industry transitioning towards green energy, women workers could be the fresh workforce injection companies desperately need.

  • 16 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Exploration & Production, Market outlooks, Outlook & strategy

    There is a case to be made that the coronavirus crisis has been setting the stage for the restructuring of the offshore drilling market.

  • 5 August 2013

    As Gamesa sees its prototype offshore wind turbine produce its first kilowatt hours in the next few weeks what are the Spanish company’s expectations for the offshore wind industry? Headquartered in Vizcaya, Spain and with its offshore wind base in London, Gamesa now employs 6,500 people world wide and it has a presence in more than 50 countries, along with manufacturing centres in Spain, China, India, […]

  • 4 December 2013

    2013 has been an eventful year with ups and downs. There were some major orders and innovative projects that put the Netherlands on the map as a maritime nation once more, although, as in all industries, some companies experienced difficult times as the crisis still grips the industry. Luckily, all sectors have seen light at […]

  • 10 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Odyssey Marine Exploration​, Inc. , a pioneer in the field of deep-ocean exploration, reported results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011. For the third quarter of 2011, Odyssey reported revenue of $5.9 million, compared to $9.8 million in the third quarter of 2010 and operating expenses of $9.9 million in the third quarter […]

  • 28 March 2014

    For centuries the Dutch are fighting sea and rivers to make their country safer. Worldwide, countries approach the Netherlands for advice in the area of dredging. But this is not the only area we are active in to increase the safety in the maritime industry. Maritime by Holland Magazine takes a closer look at three […]

  • 15 April 2014

    There are some blunt facts about wind farm support vessels and some of them do not make pleasant reading. In the past four years there have been many wind farm support vessels built, some for existing companies and some for new companies. At the time they were ordered the prospects looked good with the UK […]

  • 15 April 2014

    There are some blunt facts about wind farm support vessels and some of them do not make pleasant reading. In the past four years there have been many wind farm support vessels built, some for existing companies and some for new companies. At the time they were ordered the prospects looked good with the UK […]

  • 4 May 2015

    It was only 4 years ago at Seawork International 2011 that a completely new class of offshore wind farm vessels was defined when a new vessel, 26 metres long with a 10 metres beam, was named Marineco Shamal and handed over to the owner Marineco. So began the class of 26. As this article is […]

  • 16 August 2013

    On Saturday 4 May 2013, MV Alice, built for Erik Thun A.B., was successfully launched at the Westerbroek yard of Ferus Smit in the Netherlands. The ship is named after Alice Källsson, wife of Helge Källsson who founded the Thun Shipping Company 75 years ago. Ann-Christin Backstrom, wife of Governor Lars Backstrom of the Swedish […]

  • 4 December 2012

    As 2013 looms, it is time to take a look at what 2012 has brought the maritime and offshore industries. Various trade associations voice their opinions on what has happened and what is to be expected next year. “Honestly, there is so much uncertainty, turbulence and change in the world that this past year was […]

  • 17 October 2011

      Wind turbines operating in Spain show important seasonal behavior. Total electricity generated by wind power was more than 42,702 GWh. The promotion of renewable energies has been a stable national policy for several years. All political parties have similar policies regarding support of renewable energies. The main tools within this policy at a national […]

  • 27 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Scientists from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), University of Hawaii, Whitman College and international colleagues will conduct the first systematic study of life in the deepest marine habitat on Earth—ocean trenches. Due to the extreme pressures of these deep-sea environments and the technical challenges involved in reaching them, ocean trenches among the least explored […]