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  • 27 September 2006

    An interesting event took place off Monaco last Sunday morning when owners of two of the world’s largest sailing yachts went head to head in their own match race. With Joseph Vittoria and Tom Perkins at the helms of Mirabella V and Maltese Falcon respectively, the yachts converged in 10-15 kts of breeze and sailed […]

  • 1 October 2012

    A few months ago Spanish energy giant Iberdrola was crowned the world’s largest wind energy developer with an operating portfolio of more than 14,000MW. The promotion of offshore wind energy is a key platform for Iberdrola’s future growth plans. Iberdrola’s Offshore Business Division, based in Scotland with offices in London, Berlin and Paris, is busy […]

  • 11 July 2018

    “It’s coming home!” To Germany. Not football, obviously, as die Mannschaft dropped out earlier this month in the group stages of the World Cup.

  • 28 September 2020
    Business developments & projects, Infrastructure, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Turkey’s floating power plant company Karpower International (Karpowership) has begun operation on its first LNG-to-Power project offshore Indonesia.

  • 21 June 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Maersk Drilling has completed the sale of its jack-up rig Giant – formerly named Mærsk Giant – to the LOTOS Petrobaltic Group.

  • 9 November 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Danish offshore driller Maersk Drilling has said it has entered into an agreement to sell the jack-up rig Mærsk Giant to an Australasian-based independent O&G operator. 

  • 16 February 2015

    Norwegian owner of offshore support vessels, Siem Offshore, has secured a contract for one of its Platform Supply Vessels. The contract with Brazil’s state-run oil company Petrobras is for the ‘Siem Giant’ vessel. The charter will begin in September 2015, and is for a firm period of one year. Petrobras has an option to extend the charter […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    China’s first hybrid inland ship has started operations along the giant Yangtze River as part of a move to reduce emissions. The vessel will mainly sail on liquefied natural gas but it also features a diesel/electric propulsion system, according to China Classification Society (CCS). Shanghai ChangJiang Shipping, a unit of Sinotrans & CSC, owns the […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Lerwick Harbour has simultaneously accommodated two giant support vessels and the successful offloading of a 10,000 tonne subsea oil storage tank, destined for west of the Shetland Islands. The sheltered port’s facilities and proximity to the Solan Field, being developed by Premier Oil 90 kilometres into the Atlantic, meant is was perfectly placed for final […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Taming a giant is not an easy task, especially if the giant is a huge steel structure. Maersk’s containerships fall just within the steel giant category. It takes extremely tough ropes to hold them down.   [mappress] World Maritime News Staff, September 09, 2014; Image credit: Maersk Follow @worldmaritimene

  • 4 April 2006

    A welded aluminium hull, compared to fibreglass for example, will yield a more durable craft that will be easy to customise to requirements. This can be done simply and quickly. It also applies to repairs and retrofits to meet changing operation requirements.

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Danish drilling contractor Maersk Drilling has been awarded a new contract for the jack-up rig Mærsk Giant with its compatriot firm DONG Energy. The firm contract covers 150 days of work on the Nini and Siri field in the Danish part of the North Sea. The estimated contract value is $6 million. The contract is […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Canal de Panamá has just released this amazing video which shows the backhoe dredger Alberto Aleman Zubieta during its deepening work on the Panama Canal Expansion Project. Royal IHC delivered the giant to Autoridad del Canal de Panama (ACP) in 2013. The vessel is equipped with three spud hoist winches, one spud carrier winch, seven auxiliary […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Hapag-Lloyd’s vessel Colombo Express collided on Monday morning, September 29th with containership Maersk Tanjong while entering the Suez Canal at Port Said. “According to preliminary findings, there are no injuries and no damage has been done to the environment. Both vessels were able to continue on. The exact course of events is currently being investigated,” Hapag-Lloyd said in […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Earlier this year, Blue Water signed a contract with Keppel FELS – the global leader in the design, construction and repair of mobile offshore rigs – for the heavy-lift transportation of 6 semi-submersible rigs. In total, Blue Water is entrusted to handle more than 600.000 freight tons during the course of this challenging contract mainly […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    ALE and Giant Taiwan have undertaken a joint venture to provide the onshore handling, transportation and storage of wind turbine foundations for phase 2 of Taiwan’s Formosa 1 wind farm project. This phase is seeing 20 additional turbines installed 6km off Miaoli County in the Taiwan Strait. ALE – Giant’s key phases of this project […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    In today’s spotted we bring you an image of MV Xin Guang Hua which recently loaded the hull of Shell’s Appomattox platform.  The 40,335 mt hull was loaded onto the semi-submersible heavy lift vessel near Geoje Island, South Korea, on August 6, 2017. The hull is intended for the oil and gas company’s Appomattox deep-water project […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    ZIM’s Special cargo team handled a unique shipment of a 100-ton, 92-foot (28-meter) long yacht, shipped on board C/V ZIM Ontario from Asia to the Port of Savannah. The new barge crane, the Savannah Giant, was used for the first time during the discharge operation in Sept.23. “The Savannah Giant is a valuable addition to […]

  • 22 December 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Wärtsilä has agreed to retrofit the energy storage solution on board the North Sea Giant subsea construction vessel. The vessel will be fitted with an energy storage system that reduces the vessel’s energy consumption, operating costs and exhaust emissions. The retrofit energy storage system improves the operational efficiency and environmental footprint of the North Sea […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A contract has been signed with the Tianjin Dredging Company, part of the China Communication Construction Company (CCCC) and the recently founded Dredging Group, under which Wartsila will supply the engines and all essential ancillaries for a new self-propelled cutter dredger. The vessel will be one of the largest and most advanced vessels of its […]

  • 13 April 2015

    Do you know which are world’s biggest ships? This infographic shows you 6 largest ships in the world, dominating their respective classes, ranging from container shipping to the cruise industry. Take a look at the infographic and try comparing their sizes with the sizes of the famous buildings to get a better perception of how […]

  • 20 December 2013

    Mercy Ships has reached an agreement with Asian and European shipbuilding firms to purpose-build a new 36,600-GRT hospital ship for Mercy Ships. Contracts were signed between Mr. Dong Qiang, VP of China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC), and Donald K. Stephens, President/ Founder of Mercy Ships, together with Jim Paterson, Senior VP of Mercy Ships Marine […]