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  • 4 February 2016
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Swiber Holdings Limited has completed a multi-million dollar platform and subsea pipeline installation project in South America. According to the company, the platform is considered to be the world’s southernmost platform project. The project, awarded in September 2013, by an oil and gas company in South America, was for the jacket and topside installation of […]

  • 22 January 2013

    Last week, leading petroleum tanker operator, AET, took delivery of a new 320,000 dwt VLCC from Korean yard, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering CO., LTD., (DSME). Named Eagle Vancouver, this vessel is one of the world’s first newbuilds to comply with the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention. Although yet to be ratified, the IMO Convention […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Opportunities for Norfolk and Suffolk companies to secure business with developers of the world’s largest wind farm will be spelt out at supply chain events to be announced soon. Jonathan Cole, managing director of Scottish Power Renewables, said the procurement process for the £2bn 714 MW East Anglia One would begin after contracts were signed […]

  • 26 September 2012

    DNV has been awarded the contract to class the Petronas LNG FPSO (FLNG). The unit will be built by DSME in Korea and is destined for the Kanowit field offshore Sarawak, Malaysia. It is expected to be the world’s first floating liquefaction unit in operation when completed in 2015. The Petronas FLNG will be 300m […]

  • 9 April 2013

    Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL) has announced the winning name for the world’s second hybrid ferry. The innovative ferry, which is being built at Ferguson Shipbuilders Ltd in Port Glasgow, is due to be launched in May and will be called MV LOCHINVAR. The names of all ships in the new hybrid fleet will follow […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Exploration & Production

    INPEX Corporation on Tuesday published a video that shows a launch of its Ichthys Project central processing facility (CPF) from the offshore floating dock at the Samsung Heavy Industries’ shipyard in Geoje, South Korea.  The INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project launched the CPF on September 19, 2015, claiming it to be the world’s largest semi-submersible. The construction began […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Innovative maritime electronics manufacturer, Martek Marine, releases its one-of-a-kind ECDIS offering to the market today. Named the iECDIS, Martek’s is the first model to integrate a GSM modem, offering automatic download and installation of charts, updates and notices to mariners, reducing the administrative burden associated with CD updates. The GSM modem uses a mobile network […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    APM Terminals has signed a two-year $6.23 million contract with Amsterdam-based NV Nuon Energy for the supply of environmentally-sustainable wind-generated electricity to power the new APM Terminals Maasvlakte II cranes and container handling equipment. The new deep-water terminal, scheduled to receive its first commercial vessel call later this month, will be the world’s first container […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Technology

    In 2019 GE Renewable Energy announced that its Haliade-X 12 MW prototype, the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine, located in Rotterdam-Maasvlakte, had successfully produced its first kWh. Local teams proceeded with the testing phase, during which GE will perform different types of measurements to obtain a Type Certificate for the Haliade-X in 2020. One […]

  • 4 November 2012

    From the 30th of October 2012, Marin Mätteknik i Västra Frölunda AB has changed its company name to MMT Sweden AB. The corporate number is the same as before. Ola Oskarsson, the founder of MMT, comments the name change: “I named the company ‘Marin Mätteknik’ in the late 80’s, thinking that the exotic Swedish would […]

  • 23 March 2020

    The world’s largest semi-submersible crane vessel, the Heerema Marine Contractors-owned Sleipnir, arrived at the Port of Rotterdam on Sunday, March 22.

  • 26 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Seafarers sometimes fear port calls because of the increase in workload caused by the many audits and inspections when a ship is in dock, according to the results of the second Seafarers Happiness Index report published by Crewtoo, the online social network for seafarers. This increase in workload at port also caused a drop in satisfaction levels towards shore […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    CMA CGM, the world’s third largest container shipping Group and France’s leading, has announced that passengers cabins are now available on board the CMA CGM MARCO POLO, the world’s largest containership of 16 020 TEUs. This giant of the seas which has exceptional dimensions (longer than 396m) is the equivalent of 4 football pitches and […]

  • 9 January 2012

    The Middle Eastern country of Yemen is planning to renegotiate its agreement with DP World in the running of Port Aden even though concerns have been raised according to which the Dubai-based port operator has failed to fulfill its obligations. Reportedly, the world’s third largest port operator failed to reach the capacity at the container […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The CMA CGM Group announced the christening of the world’s largest containership, the CMA CGM MARCO POLO (16 000 TEU), today at the Container Terminal of Zeebrugge, in presence of her godmother, Mrs. Naila Saadé, President of the CMA CGM Corporate Foundation and wife of Mr. Jacques R. Saadé, CMA CGM Group Chairman and Chief […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Orkney-based Scotrenewables Tidal Power has launched its 2 MW SR2000, the world’s largest energy generating tidal turbine.

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Global shipping & logistics services provider, GAC, has organised move of the world’s biggest underwater restaurant from New Zealand to Maldives resort. The 22.5 meters long acrylic and steel structure is on its way to the Maldives, thanks to GAC’s project logistics expertise. It took 12 months of detailed planning based on GAC’s CAD-assisted lifting and […]

  • 20 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Blue Water has handled the logistics and transport of the world’s largest wind turbine – the V164 8MW produced by Vestas. The assignment was to handle four sea freight transports from Aalborg, Lindoe and Southampton in connection with the installation of the test turbine. The first transport in the project included the very large and […]

  • 3 September 2012

    IHC Merwede has successfully launched the largest backhoe dredger in the world on 31 August 2012. The name of the vessel will be revealed at the end of the year during a special ceremony. The launch took place at the shipyard of its cooperation partner, NMC, in Nieuw-Lekkerland, The Netherlands. IHC Merwede is building the […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT) had two successful navigational trials to test the port access and turning basins for 15,500 TEU vessels. The first trial was on the “Eleonora Maersk” arriving from the Suez Canal’s North Bound Convoy, with a draft of 14.9 m. She berthed alongside before safely re-joining the convoy to continue […]

  • 25 March 2010

    Massive vessel breaks nation’s cargo record. RISING out of the ocean like the Incredible Hulk, the Xin Yan Tai dwarfed the tug boat bobbing below it at a West Melbourne dock yesterday. [mappress] Source:heraldsun,March 25,2010;

  • 2 September 2020
    Business developments & projects, Equipment, Infrastructure, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Installation of the world’s longest heated subsea production pipeline is underway in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea. Once completed, the 36-kilometre electrically trace-heated (ETH) pipe-in-pipe solution will transport oil from the Neptune Energy-operated Fenja field to the Njord A platform, operated by Equinor. The initial phase of the installation saw a 9-kilometre section […]