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  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC (IHC) has acquired a majority stake in Brastec Technologies, based in Brazil. Brastec Technologies designs and builds value-added, tailor-made production lines for the production of umbilicals and flexible pipes. This agreement fulfils two important elements of IHC business strategy: a foothold in the important Brazilian market; and the acquisition of Dutch-based SAS Offshore, […]

  • 31 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Ferguson Group, specialists in the rental of equipment to the offshore energy industry, has announced the launch of its new Ferguson Middle East Abu Dhabi division.  Ferguson Middle East LLC, based in Abu Dhabi, will support the Ferguson Group’s increasing presence in the Middle East that saw the opening of its Dubai office in […]

  • 3 November 2013

      London Offshore Consultants (LOC), a global leader in marine and engineering consultancy for the shipping and offshore energy sectors, has announced plans to increase its presence in Australia. Identifying a strategic growth plan which allows the group to maintain quality and improve client response time, satellite operations, firstly in Sydney, and then the surrounding region, […]

  • 11 January 2007

    Aker Yards is taking a strategic position in the fast growing Asian market for offshore vessels by setting up a shipyard in Vietnam. The shipyard will be a joint venture between Aker Yards (70%) and Amanda Group (30%). The Amanda Group with headquarter in Singapore has extensive industrial experience in Vietnam.

  • 6 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The appointment of Arthur Hollmann has enabled Bluestream Offshore to gain a vital foothold in the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD)… IRO [mappress] Source: IRO , December 06, 2011

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Royal IHC (IHC) has acquired a majority stake in Brastec Technologies, based in Brazil. Brastec Technologies designs and builds value-added, tailor-made production lines for the production of umbilicals and flexible pipes. This agreement fulfils two important elements of IHC business strategy: a foothold in the important Brazilian market; and the acquisition of Dutch-based SAS Offshore, […]

  • 11 April 2011

    Statoil has gained a foothold in the burgeoning Brazilian upstream market by bringing onstream its Peregrino field – dubbed the company’s largest internationally operated field so far.

  • 11 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Egyptian Prime Minister HE Essam Sharaf and Eni CEO Paolo Scaroni met today in Cairo confirming the commitment of Eni to Egypt, following the recent agreements. The new activities will take place in the Western Desert, in the Mediterranean and in the Sinai, and will cover both exploration and development, through the drilling of […]

  • 1 December 2009

    Danish marine specialist Gertsen & Olufsen has received its first order for electric vibration compensators from the growing shipbuilding market in Brazil. The company has initially been asked to supply vibration compensators to four Petrobras 48-ton product tankers and five Eisa 2,700-ton container ships. All nine ships are the first vessels to be built in […]

  • 26 October 2011

    Iran aims to gain a stronger foothold in the Asian energy market by exploring options for liquefied natural gas, an energy official said… (upi) [mappress] Source: upi, October 26, 2011;

  • 29 November 2018

    Italian oil and gas explorer Eni, together with its French partner Total, has plans to explore to further explore for hydrocarbons in Cyprus, despite a recent setback when the company moved its drillship out of the Country amid Turkish objections.

  • 7 July 2014
    Business & Finance

      Vard has acquired STX Canada Marine Inc., a North American-based marine engineering and design company, for approximately $10.5m.   According to Vard, the acquisition was made in order to accelerate the company’s growth in North America, as well as to access STXM’s portfolio of icebreakers, offshore vessels and semi-submersibles. CEO and Executive Director at Vard Roy Reite […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Somaliland Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mohamed Behi Yonis, and EUCAP Nestor Head of Mission, Etienne de Poncins, signed an agreement to set out the basis for further development of cooperative relations and activities between Somaliland and EUCAP Nestor. EUCAP Nestor is the European Union’s maritime security capacity building mission, and has been actively engaged […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Briggs Marine is expanding in the North West of England with new water-side facilities in Port of Liverpool.

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Danish container shipping company Maersk Line has added Iranian Port of Bushehr to its services, expanding its presence in this Middle-Eastern country.  From Jebel Ali in the United Arab Emirates, the first sailing on a direct and weekly feeder connection to Bushehr commenced on January 4, 2017. The firm has deployed Inter Sydney, a 3,400 […]

  • 20 March 2015

    Venari Resources LLC, a deepwater oil exploration and production company in the Gulf of Mexico, was the high bidder on 12 deepwater blocks in the Central Gulf of Mexico offshore lease sale held this week by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) in New Orleans. The company was successful on 12 of 13 total bids, […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC (IHC) has acquired a majority stake in Brastec Technologies, based in Brazil. Brastec Technologies designs and builds value-added, tailor-made production lines for the production of umbilicals and flexible pipes. This agreement fulfills two important elements of IHC business strategy: a foothold in the important Brazilian market; and the acquisition of Dutch-based SAS Offshore, which […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Just over two weeks after announcing plans on considering merger opportunities, broker firm Maersk Broker decided to merge its operations with Danish counterpart Lightship Chartering. The two companies will join their bulk activities under the umbrella of a new company LMB Bulk Chartering, Maritime Denmark reports. As reported by the Danish newspaper, Morten Have and […]

  • 15 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Noreq AS continues to expand. The increasing demand for Noreq’s products has resulted in a new company establishment, NOREQ FZE, a subsidiary with office in Dubai – the most important business and financial center in the Arab world. Noreq has been represented in UAE for several years by Mr. Chacko John. He is now permanently […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) is about to launch a shipping line in the Caspian Sea aimed at boosting competitiveness of its exporters in Caspian markets. The Head of Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPOI) Valiollah Afkhami inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Friday with IRISL for launching of the regular shipping line, […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Korean Register (KR) has signed a Memorandum of Agreement to establish a joint venture company with the Iranian Classification Society (ICS). The company will be called the ‘Iran-Korea Technology Assurance Company’, with 50-50 capital investment from KR and ICS and it is planned to be fully operational in 2017. The agreement is to deliver plant […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Towage specialist Smit Lamnalco, a 50% owned associate of Dutch-based Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., has acquired PB Towage Australia. The acquisition will pave way for substantial strengthening of the company’s position in Australia, as commented by Boskalis. PB Towage is the second largest player in Australia with activities along the Eastern coast stretching from Melbourne […]