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  • 23 June 2020
    Equipment, Infrastructure, Vessels

    The entire fleet of Danish shipping major Maersk Line is to be equipped with Wilhelmsen’s Timm ropes featuring Snap Back Arrestor (SBA), the Norwegian maritime group said.

  • 9 July 2015

    The UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch informed that on 2 March 2015, a deck officer on board the LNG tanker Zarga, suffered severe head injuries when he was struck by a mooring line that parted during a berthing operation at the South Hook LNG terminal.

  • 9 July 2015

    The UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch informed that on 2 March 2015, a deck officer on board the LNG tanker Zarga, suffered severe head injuries when he was struck by a mooring line that parted during a berthing operation at the South Hook LNG terminal.

  • 12 January 2018

    Natural gas withdrawals from storage facilities and fields in the United States was pushed to a new record due to the cold weather that hit the eastern region of the country. 

  • 19 July 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    Ocean Sun, a solar energy company based in Norway, has switched on Philippines first 200kw floating solar power project. The joint project is part of the partnership between Ocean Sun and GCL-SI, a provider of modules used for the construction of the floating solar facility. The pilot facility is the first non-hydro project of SN […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Fifteen non-essential crew out of 53 on board from Prosafe’s accommodation unit Safe Bristolia were airlifted to safety after a tow line snapped on Sunday leaving the unit adrift some 40 nautical miles west of Bergen, Norway, according to Norwegian New Agency (NTB). The floatel was under tow on Sunday evening, October 26th by supply […]

  • 25 April 2006

    ABBOT Group, the Aberdeen-based oil services firm, has snapped up a Norwegian oil rig operator for

  • 15 January 2010
    Equipment, Technology

    The Nereus can take orders through a 25-mile-long fiber-optic cable, but if that snaps, it can find its way back to the mother ship. Source: Discover, January 14, 2010

  • 28 December 2007

    Matt Allen’s Jones 70 Ichi Ban, which moved into third place when Skandia broke the top of its mast, suffered its own misfortune at 10.30am this morning when their port rudder blade snapped.

  • 7 August 2006

    THE doomed Safmarine Agulhas has finally snapped in two on the western breakwater of the East London harbour. South African Maritime Safety Association (Samsa) spokesperson Captain Peter Kroon said the 17000-ton ship

  • 5 June 2007

    SINGAPORE’S Keppel Corp, the world’s top offshore oil drilling rigs maker, said it may look to snap up Asian shipbuilding yards in several years when it expects a glut in capacity to depress asset prices.

  • 26 July 2010

    Thoresen Thai Agencies has snapped up a supramax newbuilding from Greek principals for $34.5m, the company said Friday. The 57,000-dwt ship has been acquired from Meadway Shipping & Transport and was handed over to its new owners on Thursday.

  • 2 December 2007

    A sailor died after the keel snapped off a yacht, capsizing the vessel hours after it had undergone maintenance work, a Devon inquest heard today. The Max Fun 35 yacht, Hooligan V, sank off the Devon coast at Prawle Point, after its keel came off on 3 February.

  • 19 July 2011

    Korea’s state-owned natural gas company may be interested in snapping up Royal Dutch Shell PLC’s stake in the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline, an… By Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press [mappress] Source:Brandon Sun , July 19, 2011;

  • 24 May 2010
    Environment, Research & Development

    Three-quarters of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll support offshore wind power on Lake Ontario. The New York Power… [mappress] Source: rbj, May 22, 2010;

  • 13 December 2005

    GRAND HAVEN, Mich. – The arrival of a U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker was a big deal in the Lake Michigan port of Grand Haven, Michigan. City officials had gathered and residents were there, snapping pictures from the pier.

  • 22 January 2018

    China has reportedly snapped up about 60 cargoes, totaling over 4 million tons of LNG for delivery before a new cold snap expected in mid-February. 

  • 23 January 2018
    Ports & Logistics

    China’s imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) surged 42.3 percent to 39 million tonnes in 2017, according to the General Administration of Customs data. This confirmed that China took over South Korea as the world’s second-largest LNG importer last year. To remind, South Korea imported 37.5 million mt of LNG in 2017, a rise of 12.2 percent as […]

  • 24 June 2007

    Fishermen in Sussex say a court battle over the way they haul their boats out of the sea could bankrupt them. Arun Council questioned the way they winched their vessels on to Bognor beach after a wire snapped and injured a man on the promenade last year.

  • 7 July 2009

    Greek shipping tycoons are snapping up secondhand vessels as cash-strapped ship owners around the world put their vessels up for sale. According to ship researcher Clarksons, Greek owners forked out some US$500 million to purchase 46 used vessels in the first five months of 2009.

  • 26 April 2010
    Business & Finance

    Leica Geosystems releases its next-generation, cutting-edge, 3D guidance system for excavating construction machines, Leica PowerDigger 3D. Leica PowerDigger 3D expands Leica Geosystems’ unique PowerSnap concept, which provides total flexibility and interchangeability of machine control… [mappress] Source:leica-geosystems,April 26,2010;

  • 8 August 2006

    THE deadline for submission of tenders for the removal of the Safmarine Agulhas wreck has been extended by a week until next Wednesday. The ship finally snapped in half on Saturday after being battered by merciless seas for more than a month. The Daily Dispatch yesterday learnt that a salvage company asked for the extension […]