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  • 6 March 2018

    The CEAA has begun a federal environmental assessment for BP’s proposed Newfoundland Orphan Basin Exploration Drilling Project.

  • 31 October 2018

    The CEAA has invited the public to comment on potential environmental effects of BP’s Orphan Basin exploration drilling project.

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dutch container terminal operator Europe Container Terminals (ECT) added three more post panamax ship-to-shore cranes to its ECT Delta Terminal at the Maasvlakte, Rotterdam. The three cranes built by China’s ZPMC departed from Shanghai two months ago. With a lifting height of 50 metres under the spreader and a reach of 24 containers wide, the new cranes are able to […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

     APM Terminals Pier 400 Los Angeles accommodated and handled three Ultra-Large Container Ships (ULCS) simultaneously between February 22nd and March 7th setting a new record for US port operations. The trio represented a combined total of 34,465 container moves over nine days, including a two-day period in which all three were alongside, providing a glimpse into the future of […]

  • 10 June 2011

      United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) is the fifth shipping line to send a ULCS (ultra large container ship) to Rotterdam. Last Sunday, the ‘Umm Salal’ of 13,100 TEU arrived at ECT Maasvlakte. Together with six sister vessel to be commissioned next year, the ‘Umm Salal’ is to be scheduled in a AUSC service between […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    French container line CMA CGM took delivery of the second of three Ultra Large Container Ships (ULCS) built by Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding (SWS), part of China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) on September 12. The 18,000 TEU ship was named CMA CGM Zheng He after the 15th century commander of the Ming dynasty’s merchant and exploration fleet, and is the […]

  • 16 May 2016

    The container shipping fleet could break through the 20 million TEU barrier shortly and, with an estimated net addition of 0.68 million TEU of capacity for the full year, the milestone could be reached in June, according to BIMCO. Over the last decade, the fleet size in TEU increased by 240% and reached 19.7 million TEU at […]

  • 24 April 2014

    CNOOC Limited announced on April 23, 2014 New York time the pricing of its offering of US$4,000 million aggregate principal amount of guaranteed notes. The offering consists of US$1,250 million of 1.625% guaranteed notes due 2017, US$2,250 million of 4.250% guaranteed notes due 2024 and US$500 million of 4.875% guaranteed notes due 2044 (collectively, the […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    French container line CMA CGM took delivery of the second of three Ultra Large Container Ships (ULCS) built by Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding (SWS), part of China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) on September 12. The 18,000 TEU ship was named CMA CGM Zheng He after the 15th century commander of the Ming dynasty’s merchant and exploration fleet, and is the […]

  • 10 November 2016

    Canadian offshore oil & gas regulator, the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB), has announced the results of its 2016 call for bids for acreage in the off Eastern Newfoundland region and Jeanne d’Arc basin. The oil major BP came out as the biggest winner scooping acreage in four parcels out of eight awarded. […]

  • 10 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    ABS and DSME sign a JDP agreement to explore decarbonization, digitalization strategies for VLCC, ULCS ships.

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    International classification society Lloyd’s Register (LR) and South Korean shipbuilders Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) have signed a joint development project (JDP) to produce a ship-to-ship (STS) liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering compatibility study.  The study is expected to review the design requirements between 6.600 m³ LNG bunkering ships and 14,000 […]

  • 25 January 2017

    The large number of very large container ships (VLCS) and ultra large container ships (ULCS) due to be delivered in 2017 is projected to be twice as high as 0.75 million TEU containership scrapping forecast for the year, according to Alphaliner. The overall delivery figure for the year stands at 1.69 million TEU, and even accounting […]

  • 1 February 2016

    Final deliveries of rubber-tire gantry cranes (RTGs) and ship-to-shore (STS) gantry cranes, capable of handling ultra-large containerships (ULCS) of up to 16,000 TEU capacity, arrived at the new 1.3 million TEU deep-water APM Terminals Izmir facility in December, 2015. The video above gives an exiting insight into the deliveries of five RTGs and two STS gantry cranes […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Capital Ship Management Corporation is prioritizing a business strategy inspired by, and applying, the key principles and goals of the International Maritime Organization (IMO’s) Strategy for Sustainable Maritime Transport Systems. Capital is incorporating key ‘imperatives’ and ‘goals’, as defined by IMO in the company’s management systems across its operations. Capital has established a task force […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 13,808 TEU Ultra Large Container Ship (ULCS) Thalassa Hellas of Evergreen Line made its maiden call at the ECT Delta Terminal last Friday. The maiden visit marks Evergreen Line’s entry into the league of ULCS operators and with 6,750 moves or 11,500 TEU handled at her first port call in Europe a new record […]

  • 2 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    International classification society DNV GL has signed a newbuilding classification agreement with Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (SWS) for the classification of three 20,000 TEU ultra large container ships (ULCS) for COSCO Container Lines Co., Ltd. (COSCON). Scheduled for delivery in the beginning of January 2018, the vessels will be dual classed by DNV GL and […]

  • 5 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Today at the SMM Event in Hamburg DNV presented a hull design that will boost fuel economy. A collaboration involving APL, Hyundai Heavy Industries and DNV has resulted in a hull design that will make APL’s 10 new ultra large container ships some 20 per cent more fuel efficient per TEU compared with existing designs. […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Cosco Belgium, the latest container carrier in the fleet of the Chinese shipping company Cosco, moored in the port of Antwerp on Sunday. The Cosco Belgium scored an important first: with a capacity of 13,350 TEU the Cosco Belgium is a new record for the state-owned Chinese company. The Cosco Belgium is the 55th […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    German technology powerhouse Siemens has received a deal to supply electrical and automation systems and provide engineering and commissioning of 32 automated stacking cranes at Africa’s MedPort Tangier facility. Electrical equipment will be supplied for automated stacking cranes deployed in 16 intelligent yard blocks and 12 remote-controlled double trolley ship-to-shore cranes. This order for the terminal, […]

  • 24 April 2014

    Following a 20-year career with Nexen, highlighted by overseeing the acquisition of the company by CNOOC Limited, Kevin Reinhart is departing from his role as CEO of Nexen Energy ULC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CNOOC Limited. Fang Zhi, Executive Vice President, CNOOC Limited, is assuming the position of Nexen CEO. “Fang will bring considerable operational […]

  • 5 September 2016

    UK-based Lloyd’s Register, and South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries and Hyundai Mipo Dockyard have signed a joint development project to produce a ship-to-ship LNG bunkering compatibility study. This study will review the design requirements between 6.6K LNG bunkering ships and 14K TEU LNG-fuelled container ships with the goal of verifying safe ship-to-ship LNG bunkering, the […]