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  • 6 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Shanghai Salvage Company chosen to remove grounded Kea Trader from a rock reef near New Caledonia.

  • 23 February 2018

    The split hull of Lomar Shipping’s ill-fated Kea Trader has gotten further into trouble following a cyclone.

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Authorities have approved the plan for the removal of broken up containership Kea Trader.

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Six months after running aground on Durant Reef, work to remove the 2017-built container ship Kea Trader continues.

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Pollution control plan amended after grounded containership Kea Trader broke in two.

  • 1 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    A marine pollution alert has been issued following the washing ashore of globules of oil along some of the beaches of Lifou Island, New Caledonia over the past few days.  These include Lifou, Ouvea and both Yate and Houailou on the main island’s east coast, RNZ informed. The oil seems to originate from an oil spill which was […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The grounded containership Kea Trader developed a crack and split on the Durand Reef over the weekend, according to New Caledonia’s government. “Four months of continual pounding in sometime storm-force seas and the stress of sitting hard aground a flat rock reef resulted in the m/v Kea Trader fracturing vertically over the weekend,” Kea Trader’s owner Lomar Shipping said. […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Boxship Kea Trader, which is still stuck on the Durand Reef off New Caledonia, is being affected by a constant, heavy movement of the sea, even in good weather, the ship’s owner Lomar Shipping said. The company’s spokesman added that rough seas are causing further damage and frustrating the re-floating operations on site. A rare ideal weather window […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following the unsuccessful refloating attempt on October 9, salvage company Ardent is devising a new plan to move the stranded boxship from the reef off New Caledonia where it ran aground back in July. According to New Caledonia’s government, Ardent plans to propose a new method of refloating the ship which aims to limit further […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The first attempt to refloat the grounded containership Kea Trader earlier this week failed, according to data provided by New Caledonia’s government. On October 9, the officials informed that the salvage company Ardent attempted to move the 2017-built boxship from its resting place on a reef off New Caledonia after it conducted the necessary repair operations on the ship’s damaged cargo […]

  • 2 October 2017

    Europe is the leader of the growing market for the offshore wind energy. Most of the activities take place in the wet conditions of the North Sea. As the people work in varying temperatures and under dire weather conditions, it is most important that their personal protective equipment (PPE) is not only up-for-the-job and in accordance with all regulations, it should also raise the feeling of comfort for the user. While it is true that wet or sweat drenched PPE is not one of the main problems for offshore operators, many small issues can lead to bigger ones.

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 2017-built containership Kea Trader, which ran hard aground on a reef off New Caledonia on July 12, will have to be recycled, the ship’s owner Lomar Shipping said. The decision was made following the recent damage assessments that have shown that the 2,194-TEU ship cannot be repaired. Namely, underwater inspections have identified extensive damage to the ship’s hull, rudder […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Due to a large storm in the South Pacific at the beginning of this week, the crew and the majority of salvage workers were taken from the grounded Kea Trader as a safety precaution, Lomar Shipping, the ship’s owner informed. “A skeleton salvage team remained on board and reported that the vessel continued to be relatively stable […]

  • 11 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work to extract 750 tonnes of heavy fuel oil from the grounded container ship m/v Kea Trader is now complete and efforts are underway to remove containers from the vessel. The process of removing containers could take several months to complete, subject to suitable conditions and operations on site, according to the ship’s owner Lomar Shipping. “A […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Twenty-one days after the grounding of Kea Trader on a reef off New Caledonia, the removal of heavy fuel oil from the 2017-built containership is now underway and could be completed next week, Lomar Shipping, the ship’s owner, informed. Oil is being moved from the vessel in tanks, by helicopter, onto the nearby Chasseloup barge, given that adverse […]

  • 25 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Briggs Marine Contractors will be undertaking subsea power inspections on behalf Scottish Hydro Electric Power Distribution (SHEPD). The survey, using an ROV launched from the DP2 vessel Glomar Wave, will cover Pentland Firth, mainland Orkney to Graemsay, mainland Orkney to Hoy and Flotta to Hoy. The inspection operations will start during an appropriate weather window […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The full damage extent of the 2017-built containership m/v Kea Trader that got grounded on a reef off New Caledonia two weeks ago is still unknown, according to the ship’s owner Lomar Shipping. The damage extent will only become clearer after the ship is re-floated, however, the vessel remains in a stable position on a flat rock […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The newly-built Maltese-flagged containership Kea Trader ran aground today off New Caledonia, the ship’s AIS data shows. The boxship hit the Durand Reef, some 100 kilometres southeast of the island of Mare. The 18 crew members on board have not been injured in the incident, and there have been no visible traces or reports of any […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Ailes Marines has hired Fugro to undertake a complete geotechnical campaign at the Saint-Brieuc Bay wind power project, located off the Brittany coast, France. The project follows the conclusions of the unexploded ordnance (UXO) campaign by Fugro. According to Ailes Marines email statement, the geotechnical campaign is being carried out by three vessels Gargano, Fugro Synergy, and Glomar Vantage. […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Research & Development

    Fugro has started a complete geotechnical survey campaign at the site of the 496MW Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in France, Ailes Marines, the consortium behind the project, reports.

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    NDE Offshore, a Sweden-based provider of offshore services, has been recently awarded a two-year inspection, repair and maintenance contract with Ocean Breeze Energy. The service contract includes inspections, maintenance and installation activities as well as ICCP works at the Bard Offshore 1 wind farm in Germany. The project started in mid May this year. NDE Offshore […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Offshore Project Support (OPS) has signed a collaborating agreement with the UK-based Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) to set up marine coordination centres in the Port of Den Helder and the Port of Eemshaven.

  • 2 September 2016

    Several Dutch companies have teamed up to form Offshore Project Support (OPS) in order to offer a complete service to the offshore industry. The joint venture company, created by Den Helder Support Service (DHSS), Den Helder Aircraft Systems (DHAS), Glomar Offshore, and GEOxyz, resulted in one team with multiple disciplines in-house. A diverse fleet of vessels […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    DHSS (Den Helder Support Service), DHAS (Den Helder Aircraft Systems), Glomar Offshore and GEOxyz have set up a joint venture to provide a complete package of specialized services above and below water in the offshore energy industry. The joint venture, called Offshore Project Support (OPS), has resulted in one team with multiple disciplines in house. […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Den Helder Support Service (DHSS), Den Helder Aircraft Systems (DHAS), Glomar Offshore and GEOxyz have formed a joint venture – Offshore Project Support (OPS) – to provide a complete package of specialized services above and below water in the offshore energy industry. The joint venture, called OPS, has resulted in one team which can offer a fleet of […]