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  • 3 February 2014

    RAdm (Retd) Shekhar Mital NM has assumed charge as Chairman & Managing Director of Indian Goa Shipyard Ltd. on February 1, 2014. The various senior positions he has held in the course of his long and distinguished career with the Indian Navy, have provided, RAdm Mital with a deep and well rounded understanding of the […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of Archer Limited, a supplier of drilling and well services, has informed that its Director, Cecilie Fredriksen, has resigned with immediate effect. The company appointed Alf Ragnar Løvdal, Orjan Svanevik and Harald Thorstein as Directors to fill vacant positions. Løvdal Løvdal is Chief Executive Officer of North Atlantic Drilling Limited since January […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Asia-Pacific Deep Sea Mining Summit will be held at the Sands Convention Center in Singapore on 29-30 September. As the international deep sea mining community move ever closer to mining the deep-ocean floor, industry stakeholders, from developing island nations and ocean regulators to commercial deep sea miners and subsea technology companies, come together annually to […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    South Korean shipbuilding company STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co. has initiated discussions to terminate shipbuilding orders in an effort to reduce losses, Yonhap News Agency cited industry sources. The company could soon cancel the construction of four ships for the tanker shipping company Frontline Ltd, and it is currently in talks to ax another deal for […]

  • 13 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC recently completed simulator training for the dredging crew of the Irrigation Department of the Government of Thailand. This training program was held following the sale of two IHC Beaver 40 vessels. According to IHC, the crew members of both dredgers were able to improve their operational skills by using a CSD simulator and […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dry bulk shipping company Knightsbridge Shipping Limited has filed a registration statement to issue USD 506.9 million-worth of shares in connection with the proposed merger with Golden Ocean Group Ltd. Dry bulk shipping companies Golden Ocean Group Limited and Knightsbridge Shipping Limited agreed to merge, with Knightsbridge as the surviving legal entity in early October last year. […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    OceanflORE, a joint venture between Royal IHC and DEME, will be present at the Asia-Pacific Deep Sea Mining Summit in Singapore on 29-30 September. General Manager at OceanflORE, John Feenan, will talk about de-risking offshore mining operations, and highlight OceanflORE’s expertise, cost-per-tonne mining contracts, and affordable and sustainable deep-sea mining solutions. The 4th session and […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Offloading of older tonnage is aimed at making room for new fleet additions.

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Oslo District Court said in a ruling on Friday that there was no substantial evidence to support the involvement of now suspended Chief Executive Officer of the Fredriksen Group, Jo Lunder, in Vimpelcom corruption case, Reuters reports. However, Lunder is reported to have remained in custody over the weekend, following a prosecutor’s appeal. Lunder was apprehended by Norwegian police […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The newbuilding market saw four orders for 208k Newcastlemax at New Yangzijiang placed last week by German shipping company H.Vogemann, Clarkson reported in its Hellas Weekly S&P Bulletin. The first two vessels are slated for delivery in the end of 2016, with the remaining two scheduled for the first half of 2017. The order is […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    President of the Philippines Benigno Aquino III named Crossworld Marine Services, Inc. as one of the country’s top performing manning and recruitment firms. Crossworld along with 17 other manning agencies received recognitions and awards for excellence in the deployment of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) handed out by the President himself in an event held in […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Human Capital, Outlook & strategy

    The 2020 Day of the Seafarer pays tribute to unsung heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic: the seafarers who continue to carry essential goods despite facing tremendous challenges, including being stranded on board.

  • 3 February 2017

    The Hague-based LNG giant Shell said that its unit, Shell Australia named Zoe Yujnovich as a successor to Andrew Smith as chairman of the Shell companies in Australia from April 1, 2017.

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Owner and operator of very large gas carriers Avance Gas said that its newbuilds VLGC Breeze and VLGC Monsoon are to join the company’s fleet by the end of May when their respective refitting should be completed. The company decided to drydock the two vessels having found technical defects on the newly built ships. According to […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dr Steven Miles, the Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef, announced yesterday that the Palaszczuk Government will help Mackay Regional Council to solve the Midge Point erosion issues. Dr Miles made the commitment during yesterday’s inspection of the beach with Mackay Regional Council Mayor Greg Williamson and […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Danish shipping companies Maersk Line and Maersk Tankers have signed a three-year contract with Japan-headquartered weather company Weathernews that covers weather routing services, port forecasts and other weather-driven risk communication services. Operating from five global operations centers, Weathernews is to provide continuous monitoring and communication year-round twenty-four hours a day to Maersk vessels for safety and […]

  • 6 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Chief Executive Officer of the Fredriksen Group, Jo Lunder, who was apprehended by Norwegian police in Oslo on Wednesday, has been put on leave by the Group until further notice, according to Norwegian news agency NTB. Lunder is suspected of being involved in an alleged bribery case in Uzbekistan while working as head of VimpelCom, a Russian mobile operator. As […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    ADS Crude Carriers is about to fit scrubbers on board its very large crude carriers.   

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    eVision announces that today Permit Vision goes live on the Heerema’s Thialf, the largest crane vessel in the world. Permit Vision allows Thialf management direct insight in and control of frontline operational risk, which is absolutely crucial to such a large installation. The implementation of Permit Vision on this unique ship marks a milestone for eVision, […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    New South Wales’ ambitious infrastructure program is running at unprecedented levels as the government works to rebuild the State.  Funding for this program is primarily secured from the State Budget, which has been refocused to sustainably support the Government’s infrastructure commitments and improve frontline services, while maintaining NSW’s triple-A credit rating. The State-funded infrastructure program […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Cohort company SEA has been awarded a UK Ministry of Defence contract to upgrade the Ambient Noise Prediction System (ANPS) for the UK Royal Navy. The ANPS takes meteorological and oceanographic forecasts, together with oceanographic databases, and performs complex acoustic propagation calculations to produce regular forecasts of ambient noise conditions in the ocean. The results […]

  • 20 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Secretary of State said that intelligence officials have “lots of evidence” to support this claim.