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  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Danish shipping and logistics company DFDS’ acquisition of the freight and passenger route (Ro-Pax) between Paldiski in Estonia and Hanko in Finland has been approved by the Estonian authority.  The transaction is expected to be completed with effect as of October 1, 2016, according to the company. The announcement comes on the back of an […]

  • 28 September 2016

    Following a fatal helicopter accident offshore Angola on Monday in which four people died and two were missing, the helicopter’s type has been revealed.  When it crashed, the helicopter was bound for Chevron-operated Tombua-Landana platform, offshore Cabinda, carrying five passengers and a pilot. Angola’s Angonoticias reported on Tuesday that all the six people had died; two expatriates […]

  • 28 September 2016

    Tenaris, a multinational manufacturer and supplier of steel pipes to the oil and gas industry, has informed that one of its employees might have been on the fatal helicopter flight en route to a Chevron platform in Angola, Monday. In a statement on Tuesday, Tenaris said: “We regret to inform that a Tenaris field service specialist […]

  • 28 September 2016

    New South Wales Government revealed plans to build a new multi-user cruise ship terminal in Newcastle to support cruise tourism in the Hunter region. The 3000-square metre facility will expand the cruise industry in NSW and will be similar to Sydney’s White Bay Terminal, according to the government. NSW Minister for Planning Rob Stokes said the project will “deliver […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    Danish shipping company World Marine Offshore has been contracted by Iberdrola Renovables Offshore Deutschland to provide crew transfer vessels (CTVs) during O&M for the 350MW Wikinger offshore wind farm in Germany. Iberdola Renovables Offshore Deutschland GmbH is developing Wikinger in the German Baltic Sea. The wind farm is located in water depths around 30-40m and […]

  • 27 September 2016

    At least four people died and two are missing after a helicopter bound for a Chevron offshore platform in Angola crashed, Reuters has reported. According to the news agency, the helicopter was en route to the Chevron-operated Tombua-Landana platform, offshore Cabinda, Angola, when it crashed. The California-based oil company told Reuters that five passengers and […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Due to a technical failure, the 2001-built Ro-Ro/Passenger ship MV Hebrides ran into trouble on Saturday morning as it crashed into harbour pontoons in the Lochmaddy port on North Uist, Scotland, and briefly grounded at the site. The ferry, operated by the Scottish ferry operator Caledonian MacBrayne (CalMac), encountered issues as it was preparing to dock at the port. Divers […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    German-Danish ferry operator Scandlines has seen an increase in the number of transported vehicles during the high season in 2016 following the delivery of its new hybrid ferry the M/V Berlin in May. Following delivery, the new vessel, which combines traditional diesel power with battery power, was put into service on the Rostock-Gedser route. Featuring a space for […]

  • 26 September 2016

    The largest of the Dutch Wadden Sea Islands, Texel, is connected by a modern ferry service from Den Helder. The service has been operated since 1907 by ship owner Texels Eigen Stoomboot Onderneming (TESO), which is a company owned almost entirely by the inhabitants of the island Texel. The fleet exists out of two vessels. […]

  • 23 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian oil giant Statoil has completed an investigation into the fatal helicopter accident that happened on April 29, 2016, when a helicopter carrying workers from a Statoil platform crashed into the Turøy island, near Bergen. All passengers and pilots in a CHC Super Puma helicopter died on their way back to land, flying from the Statoil-operated […]

  • 20 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Port developer and operator Abu Dhabi Ports recorded a 77% increase in net profit in the first half of 2016 compared to the same period a year earlier, spurred on by the rise in general and bulk cargo, container, and Roll-on/Roll-off (RoRo) volumes. Abu Dhabi Ports reported a 20% revenue growth while the EBITDA margin exceeded 40%, reflecting a […]

  • 20 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    In today’s spotted we bring you the image of Norwegian ferry operator Fjord1’s newly built ferry Hornelen seen at the port of Florø, Norway, following her maiden voyage. Hornelen and her sister vessel Losna were ordered by Fjord1 at Ada shipyard in Turkey in January 2015. The vessels were designed by Multi maritime. Fjord1 contracted ship delivery […]

  • 19 September 2016

    Amels launched Here Comes The Sun, the first yacht in the Limited Edition (LE) 272 series. The first 83-metres, and the largest yacht built by Amels to date, was towed by two tugs, from drydock to the outfitting quay on the 30 June. Montkaj, launched in 1995, was previously the largest Amels yacht, boasting a length […]

  • 14 September 2016

    Austal shipyard has delivered the Rashid Behbudov offshore crew transfer vessel to Caspian Marine Services in Azerbaijan. Designed by Incat-Crowther, built by Austal in Australia, the 70-meter catamaran was handed over to its owners on Monday at Western Australian Maritime Museum in Fremantle. The vessel has been delivered less than a year after construction began […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Carnival Corporation’s newest brand Fathom has added two Cuba cruise dates for fall 2016 in response to strong demand by its travelers. The additional sailings will take place the weeks of October 9 and November 6. For both week-long cruises, Fathom’s Adonia will depart PortMiami for three destinations in Cuba, including two days in Havana. Fathom’s […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    One person was killed while four others sustained injuries after a lifeboat fell from the world’s biggest cruise ship, the Harmony of the Seas. The incident occurred during a lifeboat drill while the 362-meter-long vessel, which is owned and operated by the Miami-based cruise company Royal Caribbean Cruises, was docked at the port of Marseille in France. […]

  • 7 September 2016
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Caterpillar Marine has been selected to provide the engines for Stena Line’s four LNG-ready RoPax ferries to be constructed at AVIC Weihai Shipyard in China.

  • 7 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Classification society DNV GL and Peace Boat, the Japan-based international non-profit NGO, inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) at SMM maritime trade fair in Hamburg on September 6, forming a partnership to develop the Ecoship cruise ship. According to DNV GL, the MoU will see the partners work together on the design, construction and operation […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Swedish ferry operator Stena Line has selected Hamburg-based marine engine builder Caterpillar Marine to supply engines for its four 3100 LM RoPax ferries.  Each ferry will be equipped with two MaK™ 12 M 43 C propulsion engines. In addition to the engines and required gear boxes, Caterpillar will supply four controllable pitch propellers. “The propellers have the […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Vessels

    Strategic Marine recently informed that the construction of two 70 -meter LNG-powered aluminium vehicle and passenger catamarans for Rederij Doeksen is progressing on schedule at the group’s yard in Vietnam.

  • 30 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Shipping of India has formulated a revised Central Sector Scheme aimed to provide financial support for the creation of infrastructure that will promote movement of cargo/passengers by sea or National Waterways. This is in line with the ministry’s port-led- development program – Sagarmala – for creating better infrastructure and promoting coastal shipping for […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    India’s Ministry of Shipping has increased the scope of the Sagarmala project to provide financial support to its ports and state governments for the creation of infrastructure for movement of cargo and passengers by sea or national waterways in an effort to promote coastal shipping in the country. Under the scheme, projects which will be considered for assistance include construction […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Viper Subsea has acquired a 33 percent equity stake in US-based spread-spectrum time domain reflectometry (SSTDR) specialist, LiveWire Innovation. LiveWire’s SSTDR technology transmits small signals along communications or power cables and detects any anomalies along the length of the cable. Proprietary algorithms interpret the signals and convert the information into data. The technology enables system […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    MV Werften, a group of three of the largest shipyards in the Germany, has signed a letter of intent with the engineering company Foreship to design the Endeavor class expedition cruise vessels for cruise line Crystal Cruises. The agreement covers parts of the basic design, as well as design, purchasing and production assistance of the 20,000 gross ton […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    German cruise company Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, owned by TUI AG, has been confirmed as the owner of the two expedition cruise vessels ordered at Fincantieri’s subsidiary Vard Holdings Limited (Vard). The parties signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) with respect to the design and shipbuilding contracts in May 2016. Vard said that the effectiveness of the contracts is […]