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  • 7 November 2012

    Accidents will always happen. It does not matter how advanced your equipment is, errors are usually human and as long as the shipping industry has a human factor, the salvage industry will be there to assist. In fact, this industry can assist in the most durable way possible and also looks for ways to inform […]

  • 11 June 2012

    The Federal Government has unveiled plan to develop a number of deep seaports to ease the pressure on existing ports facilities in the country. Assurance to this effect came recently in keynote address by the Minister of Transport, Senator Idris Umar, as the three-day 12th Maritime Seminar for Judges opened in Abuja, according to pmnewsnigeria.com. […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Innovation

    Sustainable solutions in the maritime industry come in various forms, but they share one thing. Implementation has to be as easy as possible. Sometimes companies use the most accepted shape in shipping for their products: the intermodal container. A shape people in the maritime industry know how to handle. A container can be transported on […]

  • 5 March 2006

    An early lead now could so easily dissolve into a deficit in the light and fluky winds usually found off Rio de Janeiro, not a comforting thought for race leader ABN AMRO ONE and Mike Sanderson as he sits helpless with no wind, watching as the fleet closing in on him.

  • 4 June 2014

    Havyard Group ASA contemplates the issuance of a new senior unsecured bond in the Norwegian bond market with maturity in June 2017.

  • 18 May 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    At 2012, Ibercisa will continue to emphasize the advantages of electrically driven deck equipment, definitely one of the big technological advances in this field. The electronic system will greatly affect a vessel’s efficiency and running costs by reducing fuel costs. Ibercisa will also give special attention to equipment for the Offshore & AHTS sector as […]

  • 29 May 2012

      The Board of Directors of Dredging Corporation of India Ltd at its meeting held on May 28, 2012, considering the massive capital commitments underway towards procurement of three Trailer Suction Hopper Dredgers amounting to about Rs. 1500 Cr., for which orders have been placed and in the interest of the future growth of the […]

  • 13 August 2012

    According to The Hindu, the Merolyn Engineering Works Pvt Ltd is in the race to supply six dredgers worth $600 million (nearly Rs 3,300 crore) to Bangladesh. Kakoli Mitra, the Managing Director of Merolyn, a Kolkata-based company, stated that along with Dutch shipbuilder IHC Merwede and infrastructure major Royal Infraconstru Ltd, Merolyn already bid for […]

  • 22 December 2011

    Gangavaram Port, the owner of India’s deepest seaport, is evaluating opportunities to acquire the existing operational seaports in Africa…   (indiatimes) [mappress] Source: indiatimes, December 22, 2011; Image: gangavaram

  • 13 April 2015
    Project & Tenders

    Cairn Energy is looking to develop its offshore oil discoveries in Senegal using a standalone Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessel, popularly known as FPSO. The FAN-1 and SNE-1 oil discoveries were announced in October and November 2014, respectively. Those were the first exploration wells drilled in Senegal’s deep waters in almost three decades. According to FAR […]

  • 5 March 2012

    Recently Shanghai Guandong International Container Terminal Co., Ltd. affiliated to Shanghai International Port (Group) Co., Ltd. and ZPMC entered into an agreement on procurement of 2 quayside container cranes. With the design lifting capacity of 150 tons when using a single lifting beam and 115 tons when using two lifting instruments for 40-feet containers, the […]

  • 1 July 2014

    Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdimuhammedov received Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi to discuss Eni’s presence and operations in the Country and opportunities for future cooperation. The President expressed his satisfaction for the current status of activities, in particular the excellent HSE performance with no accidents in the last two years. Concerning the development of future cooperation, the […]

  • 15 May 2012

    Port Manatee officials want to to build a new container terminal and deepen its channel to 41 feet or more to attract ships that are benefitting from the expansion of the Panama Canal, according to baynews9.com. Port Manatee’s Steve Tyndal hopes ships coming from the south will see the advantage of not having to travel […]

  • 21 January 2015

    Australia’s Origin Energy Limited today announced that the Speculant-1 exploration well, which spudded at 04.00 hours EST on 23 September 2014, had reached total depth of 4,917m MDRT (Measured Depth Below Rotary Table). As announced on December 9, 2014, the Speculant-1 exploration well had encountered potentially commercial quantities of gas in primary target Waarre Formation […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Polarcus Limited has announced that the Company is contemplating a new senior unsecured bond issue with proposed maturity in July 2019. Net proceeds from the bond issue will be used to refinance existing debt, including the NOK 226 million outstanding under the NOK 230 million bond issue with ISIN NO 0010628217 (PLCS01), and for general […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Governor John Bel Edwards opened the second of two leadership roundtables yesterday in Baton Rouge, hosted by the America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF) and the state’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), with a focus on financing the State’s master plan for coastal restoration and protection. Introduced by former Governor Kathleen Blanco as the new and highly […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Infrastructure

    Ophir Energy plc has entered into a non-binding letter of intent with Petrofac, according to which, Petrofact will provide services as operator of the Ophir’s proposed gas development in Equatorial Guinea. These services are expected to include, amongst other activities, preparing and issuing the Field Development Plan for the project and co-ordination of the interface between the upstream […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following an incident involving the Bahamas-flagged cruise ship Harmony of the Seas, the trade union Nautilus International has called for “radical new thinking” about the concept of lifeboats and to examine the potential of alternative evacuation systems. The move was made after a crew member died and four others were injured, two seriously, during an exercise onboard the […]

  • 11 May 2015

    Mid-March, The European Fine Art Fair (TEFAF) was held in Maastricht. About 75,000 visitors from 65 countries, 400 private jets recorded at Maastricht – Aachen airport, some 274 art and antiques dealers from 20 countries exhibiting. And among them the five Dutch superyacht yards under the umbrella of the HISWA Holland Yachting Group. Superyachts at […]

  • 6 September 2006

    Scientists from the United States are sifting through 45 tonnes of blubber and bones at the Kellys Cove wharf to try to determine how an endangered whale died off Yarmouth. A coast guard patrol vessel spotted the dead northern right whale Sunday about 12 kilometres off the Nova Scotia coast and towed it to Kellys […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The latest Maritime Employment Report from international specialist recruiter, Faststream, places a sharp focus on the gap that exists between perception and reality across the industry. Not surprisingly, seafarers seeking a shore career tend to focus on the traditional and more accessible roles such as superintendent, fleet manager and harbour master. They perceive the more […]

  • 9 August 2012
    Vessels

    Last month, BAE Systems teamed with Mid Ocean Tanker Company and Alterna Capital to complete the American Phoenix, a U.S. flag/Jones Act-qualified product chemical tanker. Measuring 616 feet long and 105 feet wide, it is the largest vessel ever built and launched in the State of Alabama. BAE Systems has also begun construction on the […]