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  • 20 May 2013

    Tor Olav Trøim, a Norwegian businessman and engineer, often described as the right hand of a Norwegian-born Cypriot oil tanker and shipping tycoon John Fredriksen, has been appointed as Non Independent & Non Executive of Malaysia’s oilfield services provider SapuraKencana. To remind, Fredriksen himself entered the board last week. Trøim, born in 1963, has served as Vice-President and a […]

  • 15 May 2013

    John Fredriksen, a Norwegian-born Cypriot oil tanker and shipping tycoon, has been appointed Non Independent & Non Executive Director at Malaysia’s oil and gas services and solutions provider SapuraKencana. Fredriksen has served as Chairman of the Board, President and a Director of Seadrill Limited since its inception in May 2005.  Furthermore, Fredriksen is Chairman, President, Chief Executive […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Seadrill Partners LLC, a limited liability company recently formed by Seadrill Limited to own, operate and acquire offshore drilling rigs, announced yesterday that Tony Curry has been appointed to its board of directors. Curry will also serve on the conflicts committee of Seadrill Partners. Simultaneously, Bert Bekker (Director of Seadrill Partners LLC) will step down from the conflicts […]

  • 25 April 2013

    Golar LNG announced today that Kathrine Fredriksen resigned her position as Director of Golar and Mrs. Georgina Sousa, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Golar to fill a vacancy. Mrs. Sousa has served as Secretary of Golar and its subsidiaries since November 30, 2005. She is also Head of Corporate Administration for […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd. (GRSE) recently launched the third Anti Submarine Warfare Corvette (ASWC) from its main yard. Admiral D K Joshi, PVSM AVSM YSM NM VSM ADC, Chief of the Naval Staff, Rear Admiral (Retd) A K Verma, VSM, Chairman & Managing Director, GRSE, Kolkata and other dignitaries from Armed Forces, Ministry […]

  • 17 April 2013

    Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd. (GRSE) recently launched the third Anti Submarine Warfare Corvette (ASWC) from its main yard. Admiral D K Joshi, PVSM AVSM YSM NM VSM ADC, Chief of the Naval Staff, Rear Admiral (Retd) A K Verma, VSM, Chairman & Managing Director, GRSE, Kolkata and other dignitaries from Armed Forces, Ministry […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Following an extensive refit, HMS Portland has become the final Royal Navy Type 23 frigate to be fitted with Thales UK’s Sonar 2087, a towed array sonar system that enables warships to hunt submarines at considerable distances and locate them beyond the range from which they can launch an attack. Portland has now returned to […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    One of the fundamental principles of safety management is that all incidents and accidents are preventable. Therefore, it is important to ensure that if there is an accident or incident the causes are thoroughly investigated and measures are taken to prevent recurrence. With its new course “Accident Investigation in Shipping – Analysis and Root Cause” […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    HMS Defender took a step closer to deploying on operations with the Royal Navy on March 21 as the warship has formally joined the UK’s fleet. The 8,000-tonne destroyer has been commissioned at a ceremony at Portsmouth Naval Base, which will be home to all six of the Royal Navy’s Type 45 class ships. The […]

  • 6 March 2013

    Rising demand has prompted owners to order more and larger LPG vessels, according to the latest LPG Forecaster from Drewry Maritime Research. The increased demand has been further improved by a growing consumption base in emerging economies, with supply bolstered by an expected emergence of new export sources, notably the US and the Russia. LPG […]

  • 6 March 2013

      Rising demand has prompted owners to order more and larger LPG vessels, according to the latest LPG Forecaster from Drewry Maritime Research. The increased demand has been further improved by a growing consumption base in emerging economies, with supply bolstered by an expected emergence of new export sources, notably the US and the Russia. […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Vessels

    Rising demand has prompted owners to order more and larger LPG vessels, according to the latest LPG Forecaster from Drewry Maritime Research. The increased demand has been further improved by a growing consumption base in emerging economies, with supply bolstered by an expected emergence of new export sources, notably the US and the Russia. LPG […]

  • 8 February 2013

    The newbuilding program of Ship Finance International Limited continues according to plan with five vessels remaining. One 32,000 dwt Handysize bulk carrier is scheduled to be delivered in the first quarter of 2013, three 4,800 teu eco-design container vessels are scheduled for the second half of 2013, and a 4,800 teu eco-design container vessel is scheduled […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ship Finance International Limited, today announced that it has agreed to sell the 1993-built Suezmax Front Pride and the 1991-built OBO Front Guider to unrelated third parties. The Company has simultaneously agreed to terminate the corresponding charter parties with a subsidiary of Frontline Ltd. (Frontline). Front Pride is expected to be delivered to the new […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    ABS, a leading provider of global classification services, yesterday announced it will relocate its Northern European regional marine operations office from London to Hamburg, Germany. “This relocation is part of ABS’ ongoing effort to place our frontline decision makers closer to our clients and be more responsive to their needs,” says ABS President and CEO […]

  • 5 February 2013

    ABS, a leading provider of global classification services, said it will relocate its Northern European regional marine operations office from London to Hamburg, Germany. “This relocation is part of ABS’ ongoing effort to place our frontline decision makers closer to our clients and be more responsive to their needs,” says ABS President and CEO Christopher […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    ABS, a leading provider of global classification services, has announced it will relocate its Northern European regional marine operations office from London to Hamburg, Germany. “This relocation is part of ABS’ ongoing effort to place our frontline decision makers closer to our clients and be more responsive to their needs,” says ABS President and CEO […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    ABS, a leading provider of global classification services, has announced it will relocate its Northern European regional marine operations office from London to Hamburg, Germany. “This relocation is part of ABS’ ongoing effort to place our frontline decision makers closer to our clients and be more responsive to their needs,” says ABS President and CEO […]

  • 25 January 2013

    STX Dalian, the Chinese unit of South Korean STX Group, has signed a $187 mln deal to build four 181,000 DWT dry bulk carriers for Frontline. The vessels are scheduled for delivery in the first half of 2015. As Seatrade reports, the contract comes with an option to construct four similar type vessels. [mappress] World […]

  • 25 January 2013

    STX Dalian, the Chinese unit of South Korean STX Group, has signed a $187 mln deal to build four 181,000 DWT dry bulk carriers for Frontline. The vessels are scheduled for delivery in the first half of 2015. As Seatrade reports, the contract comes with an option to construct four similar type vessels. [mappress] Shipbuilding […]

  • 10 December 2012

    At a large customer event in Korea on 9 November 2012, Hyundai revealed the first, commercial MAN B&W ME-GI engine. The ME-GI is a gas-injection, dual-fuel, low-speed diesel engine that, when acting as main propulsion in LNG carriers or any other type of merchant marine vessel, can burn gas or fuel-oil at any ratio, depending […]

  • 3 December 2012

    DP World Senior Vice President and Managing Director of UAE Region, Mohammed Al Muallem, has won the Seatrade Outstanding Achievement Award at the Seatrade Middle East and Indian Subcontinent 2012 Awards ceremony. The prize was presented by Sheikh Khalil bin Ahmed Mohamed Al Salmi, Deputy CEO, Oman Drydock Company, at the event hosted at the […]

  • 29 November 2012

      After Ultrabulk and Golden Ocean Group called off their orders, Jinhai Heavy Industry could face more cancelations. John Fredriksen’s newly established company, Frontline 2012 Ltd, created after splitting of Frontline Ltd, may pull out from a deal on construction of five Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs) ordered in 2008 with delivery from 2010 until […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Business & Finance

      Ship Finance International Limited, today announced that it has agreed to sell the 21-year old combination carrier Front Driver to an unrelated third party and has simultaneously agreed to terminate the corresponding charter party with a subsidiary of Frontline Ltd. Delivery to the new owner is expected to be in the fourth quarter of […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Seadrill, one of the world’s largest drilling contractors, has announced plans to implement a new management structure to ensure continued safe and efficient operations and support its global strategy. Since acquiring Smedvig ASA in 2006 Seadrill has operated its management service company, Seadrill Management AS out of Stavanger, Norway. Globally the company […]