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  • 8 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), whose member national shipowners’ associations represent all sectors and trades and over 80% of the world merchant fleet, met in London on 6 February. Piracy ICS members reviewed the continuing threat to shipping from Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean. Noting that the capability […]

  • 8 May 2019

    “It doesn’t matter if it’s a kidnapping from a fishing vessel off the Bakassi peninsula in Cameroon, or a tanker off Abidjan, Ivory Coast – it’s typically Nigerian pirate groups conducting these attacks.”

  • 26 August 2012

    At first sight perhaps conventional shipping would appear to be the most obvious means of getting out to and supporting wind farm installations. A helicopter being employed on such slim structures as wind turbines with long blades does not seem to be the most obvious candidate. But nevertheless an industry has grown up that is […]

  • 29 April 2016

    A CHC-operated helicopter carrying offshore workers crashed near Bergen, offshore Norway on Friday. According to Joint Rescue Coordination Centre Norway, eleven bodies have been found. The helicopter was on its way from Statoil’s Gullfaks B platform when it crashed. The production at Gullfaks B has been temporarily shut down. Search for the remaining two workers was […]

  • 4 March 2010

    • Harbour Towage: slow-down mainly compensated by repositioning of vessels. • Terminals achieves sharp profit growth caused by new contracts. • Salvage result at a high level due to settlement prior year cases. • Transport activities contribute well. • Heavy Lift fleet utilisation lower than previous year. • Process of merger with Boskalis on schedule […]

  • 31 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Interim guidance for private maritime security companies (PMSCs) was agreed by IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC), when it met at the Organization’s London Headquarters for its 90th session from 16 to 25 May 2012. The MSC also adopted a resolution recommending operational measures aimed at enhancing the safety of large cruise passenger ships, as well […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Exploration & Production

    October 17, 2016 – Waves are like snowflakes, and no two snowflakes are alike…

  • 23 August 2017

    The ultra large boxship CSCL Jupiter that ran aground in the River Scheldt on August 14 had become a mini ‘tourist attraction’, Fr Jos Vanhoof, Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) port chaplain in Antwerp, Belgium said citing local press reports. Namely, onlookers were reported to have climbed onto the sand bank the bow of the ship was stuck on. […]