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  • 14 December 2007

    As ocean crossings go, the Transatlantic Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2007, which started 26th November, will go down in yachting history as relatively tame, save for humpback whale sightings, flying fish frenzies and token moments of equipment anguish in brisk winds.

  • 23 July 2014

    Demand for newbuild containerships has dwindled during the month of June, as European traffic demand began to increase, heralding a changing course in the industry.   The slowdown in growth of the orderbook, particularly amongst ultra-large vessels, marks a positive sign that improving demand could catch-up with the projected vessel supply by 2016, said Irish […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Singapore based COSCO Corporation Limited  has through its subsidiaries secured contracts valued at approximately USD 300 million to build one accommodation barge and seven bulk carriers.   COSCO (Zhoushan) Shipyard Co., Ltd., has received orders from an unnamed European company to build one DP3 accommodation barge scheduled for delivery in 3Q2016. The same shipyard also received orders […]

  • 25 March 2015

    You are entitled to see some unbelievable things while working on an offshore oil rig. Last week, an oil worker on a rig offshore Louisiana took a footage of hundreds of sharks swimming around the rig in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. According to Fox 28, sharks are heading north to Lousiana waters after migrating […]

  • 12 May 2015

    Freight rates in the tanker market remained firm in April, considering seasonal weakness in activity and rates in general, Drewry’s Tanker Insight shows. Sluggish fleet growth and improved tonnage demand resulted in high utilisation rates, supporting firmness in freight rates. Despite the shutdown of refineries for maintenance in Europe, stable demand from eastern destinations kept […]

  • 1 May 2007

    The cost of shipping coal and iron ore is about to decline as the supply of cargo vessels overwhelms demand. Japan, China and South Korea will produce so many vessels that shipping costs, now at an all-time high, will fall 40% by 2010, according to futures contracts traded privately among banks, transportation companies and hedge […]

  • 18 April 2011

    Twenty-five years ago IBM scientists, J. Georg Bednorz and K. Alex Müller altered the landscape of physics when they observed superconductivity in an oxide material at a temperature 50 percent higher, (-238 deg C, -397 deg F) than what was previously known. This discovery opened an entirely new chapter in the field of physics and […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tanker newbuilding activity in the second quarter of the year is showing signs of slowing down compared to the first quarter, though the market remains ”robust in terms of numbers,” the London-based shipbroker Gibson said in its tanker report. The first quarter of the year saw the highest tanker newbuilding activity since 2007, but the second […]

  • 23 November 2005

    BMW Oracle Racing and Mascalzone Latino-Capitalia are ready to begin building the first of their two new America’s Cup boats.

  • 23 December 2011

    Congress has approved $300 million to continue a multiyear program aimed at fixing some of the Great Lakes’ most severe environmental programs. Some of the money is expected to benefit Lake Superior and Duluth. The money will go to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a multi-agency federal effort to clean up toxic materials, fight invasive […]

  • 9 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Boeing South Carolina has announced it would donate $100,000 to aid fundraising efforts to restore Crab Bank in the Charleston Harbor, critical sea and shorebird nesting habitat that has significantly eroded in recent years due to wind, waves, and storms. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is currently dredging as part of the Charleston Harbor […]

  • 21 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens are saddened that Arrow Energy workers are the latest victims of the Queensland CSG industry’s unsustainable pace, which has been spurred on by government at the expense of other industries and the environment. “Both the state and federal governments have allowed the CSG industry to expand so quickly that it has proved […]

  • 18 July 2012
    Research & Development

      Overfishing, ocean acidification and pollution are pushing coral reefs into oblivion, an ecologist Roger Bradbury writes in the New York Times Opinion Pages. It is about time to stop turning a blind eye to the fact that the consequences of unbalanced fishing and negligence when it comes to damage-mitigation of pollution frenzy, are about […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Federal Government said on Saturday that it would soon dredge River Benue up to Yola frenzies in Adamawa. Information Minister Labaran Maku announced this at a town-hall meeting in Gusau as part of the on-going Good Governance Tour to Zamfara. Maku said the government had concluded arrangement for dredging that would pass through Benue and terminate in Yola. He explained that apart […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Since the beginning of the second half of this year, shipowners have ramped up dry bulk ordering, bringing the newbuild count to 110 new ships in the last three months. The number has almost doubled when compared to 63 newbuilding orders from the first half of this year, according to the data from VesselsValue. Interestingly […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens congratulate the bravery of Greenpeace activists, who boarded a loaded coal ship in the Great Barrier Reef to raise awareness of the damage coal exports are doing to the Reef through climate change and shipping. “The Great Barrier Reef is too precious to be treated as a coal and gas highway for […]

  • 20 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Increased Internet and remote connectivity to offshore assets has exposed industrial control systems to targeted attacks and vulnerabilities previously obscured. Remote monitoring, remote upgrades, Internet connections, and the complexity/criticality of the systems in general on Drillships, FPSO’s, Semisubmersibles and other highly valuable assets potentially facilitate targeted attacks and cyber assaults on Dynamic Positioning, Drilling Control, […]

  • 14 December 2015

    Approximately one hundred offshore support vessels are currently sitting idle in ports located on the banks of the North Sea, both in Norway and UK. However, one offshore supply vessel owner seems to be reaping the benefits of the widespread offshore vessels stacking frenzy caused by the drop in oil prices. Namely, Nordic American Offshore (NAO), […]

  • 20 December 2013

    Increased Internet and remote connectivity to offshore assets has exposed industrial control systems to targeted attacks and vulnerabilities previously obscured. Remote monitoring, remote upgrades, Internet connections, and the complexity/criticality of the systems in general on Drillships, FPSO’s, Semisubmersibles and other highly valuable assets potentially facilitate targeted attacks and cyber assaults on Dynamic Positioning, Drilling Control, […]

  • 4 June 2012

    Last night’s explosive UNESCO State of Conservation Report and draft decisions on the Great Barrier Reef is a slap in the face for the federal and Queensland governments, who must now stop their dredging, dumping and shipping frenzy to avoid the international embarrassment of a World Heritage in Danger listing within 8 months. “This is […]

  • 18 September 2013

    When it comes to holding a drillship on-site, as winds whip the sea and the underwater currents into a frenzy, oil companies and their contractors turn to GE’s Power Conversion business. GE represents watchful experts on the bridge with a full knowledge of the ship putting one of the industry’s most powerful dynamic positioning systems […]

  • 23 February 2015

    The Chinese business model for the shipping industry has seen a slight diversification over the recent period as the country’s new premier backs private commercial initiatives. This is particularly evident as the gradual relaxation of state control in some areas paves way for Very Large Crude Carries (VLCCs) being fixed out in the international market, shipbroking […]