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  • 27 September 2017

    Although the maritime industry has long been understood as a traditional industry, it is being transformed by digitalization and connectivity. This has created opportunities for growth as maritime operations can be improved by sharing information and involving all parties in the transport chain. However, digitalization comes at a cost as everyone is exposed to the […]

  • 10 April 2012

    Operating within the Dutch maritime industry, yet part of an international company, Keppel Verolme shipyard follows a distinguishing strategy in both acquiring projects and in training and attracting their workforce. Managing director Harold Linssen shares his vision. “Being a branch of the truly internationally operating company Keppel Offshore & Marine, we manifest both as an […]

  • 8 January 2017

    In this article, Maritime Holland looks at two coasters, which are specifically converted for efficient roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) transport of large components for the wind farm industry. The short sea shipping and container shipping markets are in a crisis. While in the Netherlands several ship owners have filed for bankruptcy recently, elsewhere in the world a […]

  • 29 October 2018
    Rules & Regulation

    Industry bodies react to outcomes of IMO’s MEPC 73 meeting.

  • 1 June 2012

    Dredging and capping of contaminated sediments in Onondaga Lake is set to begin this summer, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens announced at an event in Syracuse yesterday. The $451 million Superfund remediation project has undergone five years of design and engineering, with preparation for dredging and capping now underway. […]

  • 6 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Freight rate stability, price transparency, service reliability and better forecasting are the critical factors for improved container supply chain efficiency, say speakers at TOC Container Supply Chain Europe 2012 conference. Ocean shipping lines need to think more like their customers and be ‘really’ innovative, said Jason Keegan, Head of Logistics, Marks & Spencer, at the […]

  • 20 November 2013

    Driven by the desire to meet the 2020 environmental targets, the maritime industry branches have recognized the demand for thinking out of the box and pursuing alternative solutions to reduce their ecological footprint. During Offshore Energy 2013 exhibition and conference in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, LNG World News spoke with Det Norske Veritas (DNV GL) representatives […]

  • 10 October 2016

    John Verdonk Business Unit Manager Offshore Temporary Living Quarters at Seafox As wind farms go further and further offshore into more challenging waters and harsher environments, the industry is developing a number of solutions to cope with the demands of the wind farm’s initial construction period and following on from that, Operations & Maintenance activities. […]

  • 22 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      Transocean Ltd. today announced the release of an internal investigation report on the causes of the April 20, 2010, Macondo well incident in the Gulf of Mexico. Following the incident, Transocean commissioned an internal investigation team comprised of experts from relevant technical fields and specialists in accident investigation to gather, review, and analyze the […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Amsterdam is about to embark on a major journey as preparations for the construction of the new IJmuiden sea lock, located at the entrance to the North Sea Canal, gear up. The construction tender has been awarded to the Consortium OpenIJ, consisting of BAM-PGGM and Volker Wessels-DIF, which will be responsible for the […]

  • 6 June 2016

    In the last 15 years, computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software has made big leaps. What was once merely considered a ‘numerical towing tank’ is now an integral part of ship design. Many shipyards and naval architecture companies have an in-house CFD department, while others – including ship owners – contract an external company for this […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    IMO Secretary-General Emeritus Dr. C.P. Srivastava, KCMG, Secretary-General Emeritus of the International Maritme Organization (IMO), has died in Italy, aged 93. IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu expressed his sincere condolences to the Indian Government and Dr. C.P. Srivastava’s remaining family, and also the condolences of the entire IMO membership and staff. ”It is with great sadness […]

  • 5 April 2017

    By DNV GL Fiscal metering of gas needs to ensure traceability to international standards. It must also reduce errors to levels that meet contractual or legal obligations, and which can be justified on technical and economic grounds. The huge volumes of gas flowing through transmission pipelines internationally means that puzzling differences between what goes into […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Thinking outside the box has sprung a myriad of innovations throughout history and it is what is keeping us “alive and ticking”. The maritime industry has had its share of innovative thinking, especially over the recent years with the swooping development of technology. As the shipping industry outgrows its infrastructural capacity to feed the insatiable […]

  • 20 February 2019

    As 2020 looms, there is growing consensus that LNG is the best solution for today and into the future towards 2050, as there are no alternative solutions that can match LNG’s emissions profile and scalability.

  • 11 March 2016

    The long term employment prospects within the offshore wind industry lie with the Operation and Maintenance work that will keep the turbines producing electricity for the next 20+ years.  Hundreds of men and women will be climbing up the towers from boats, or down from helicopter dropping areas, into the nacelles for a long time […]

  • 22 August 2012

    In the first half of 2012, 222 million tonnes of cargo was handled in the port of Rotterdam, 3.2% up on the first half of 2011. Incoming trade rose by 1% to 155 million tonnes and outgoing trade by 8% to 66 million tonnes. Bulk throughput increased by 5% to 147 million tonnes and container […]

  • 14 September 2011

    California beach towns could face hefty economic losses caused by sea level rise in the next century, according to a new state-commissioned study conducted by economists at San Francisco State University. The study forecasts the economic impact of sea level rise on five communities: Ocean Beach in San Francisco; Venice Beach and Malibu in Los […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Louisiana State Senator A.G. Crowe’s vision of making America more competitive and capitalizing on the Gulf of Mexico’s deep-water resources has taken a major step forward –the Louisiana International Gulf Transfer Terminal Regional Center (LIGTT RC) has received approval from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). This will allow development of the largest transshipment […]

  • 21 March 2013

    With rising fuel costs, environmental regulations and the continuing shortage of qualified seagoing engineers to operate marine steam turbines, diesel propulsion continues to gain ground as a sound economical alternative to traditional steam propulsion for liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers. Alfa Laval’s recent acquisition of gas combustion technology provides owners of LNG carriers using dual-fuel […]

  • 13 September 2013

    Entering the anti-squatting building in Amsterdam-East does not really make me think that something very innovative and nautical is going on inside. However, the opposite is true: DutchWorkboats resides here and is ready to conquer the maritime world with their innovative workboat concepts. Both Bruno Tideman and Rob Voskuil, founders of Dutch Workboats, do not […]

  • 19 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Noble Corporation today reported first quarter 2012 earnings of $120 million, or $0.47 per diluted share, versus $127 million, or $0.50 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2011. Earnings for the first quarter of 2011 were $54 million, or $0.21 per diluted share. Contract drilling services revenues for the first quarter of 2012 […]