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  • 10 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    ClassNK (Chairman and President: Noboru Ueda) has released the world’s first software package for use with the new IACS Harmonized Common Structural Rules (CSR) for bulk carriers and oil tankers, which were released at the beginning of July 2012. The release makes ClassNK the first classification society to release Harmonized CSR compliant software for use […]

  • 5 February 2008

    The world’s fifth largest yacht and one of the most expensive, 100 million US dollars, is currently anchored in the Uruguayan exclusive resort of Punta del Este. ‘Le Grand Bleu’ was built in the Vulkan Bremen shipyards, designed by world famous mega-yachts Kusch Yachts and originally belonged to Roman Abramovich the Russian tycoon who among […]

  • 12 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    SCOD Presents the World’s First Zero Carbon Superyacht Tender with a Top Speed of 80 knots ‘The Emax Super Marine 45’. The Emax Solar Hybrid Jet Propelled Tender is powered by twin CMD TDI V6’s coupled to GM Allison Hybrid Transmissions. Each 450hp Diesel Electric Power Plant is revolutionary in the fact that it weighs […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    RenewableUK has welcomed two key announcements in the wave energy sector which will help to spur growth and maintain the UK’s global lead in this innovative and dynamic field. The Edinburgh-based company Aquamarine Power has secured full consent to build the largest commercial wave energy array in the world. The 40-megawatt wave farm, off the […]

  • 31 October 2013

    Wison Offshore & Marine Ltd. announced today that it successfully completed the installation of the three LNG storage tanks into the hull of the Caribbean FLNG project, reaching a significant milestone in the delivery of the world’s first floating LNG production unit. With this major activity completed, the pathway is clear for installing the barge […]

  • 15 July 2011

    South Korea’s major shipbuilder STX Offshore & Shipbuilding announced it held a launching ceremony for a 400,000-ton Very Large Ore…  (NewsMK) [mappress] Source: NewsMK, July 15, 2011;

  • 18 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world’s biggest shipbuilder and a leading offshore facilities contractor, announced that it was awarded a Letter of Intent to construct the spar hull for a gas production platform from Statoil in a consortium with Technip on July 11. The total contract value for this project is about USD 700 million […]

  • 5 December 2012

    This summer the MTS Duandra was launched in Benelux as the world’s first semi-hybrid inland waterway tanker built by Shipyard Trico B.V. This ship uses Volvo Penta diesel engines for both propulsion and generator set that helps to reduce emissions significantly. The two standard Volvo Penta D16 MG Gensets on MTS Duandra generate power for […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Exploration & Production

    DNV GL has welcomed the world’s largest semi-submersible drilling rig into class recently. Ocean Greatwhite is 123 meters long and 78 meters wide and was delivered at Hyundai Heavy Industries in Ulsan, South Korea in mid-July. Owned by the Houston-based drilling contractor Diamond Offshore, the rig will be chartered to oil major BP and will […]

  • 8 October 2012
    Research & Development

    On October 6th 2012, Siemens Energy has begun field testing of its new 154 m rotor for the 6-megawatt (MW) offshore wind turbine in Østerild, Denmark. The SWT-6.0-154 turbine is equipped with the world’s longest rotor blades – each blade is 75 meters in length. With a record rotor diameter of 154 meters, each SWT-6.0-154 […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    UK-based maritime classification society Lloyd’s Register (LR) has joined the Quadriga sustainable shipping project, an initiative from Hamburg-based Sailing Cargo, which aims to build the world’s biggest sailing cargo ship. The project outlines a plan to build a 170-meter car carrier, capable of carrying between 1,700 and 2,000 cars, which will be equipped with four DynaRig […]

  • 22 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Oman Shipping Company celebrated the launch, delivery and naming of the biggest two carriers in the world at the port of Jiangsu Rongsheng Heavy Industries Company in Nantong in China. The carriers will be used in the transportation of iron ore from Brazil to Oman Vale Iron Ore Palletising Company plant in Sohar. The celebration […]

  • 21 September 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    The Korean Register has issued the world’s first Cyber Security (CS Ready) class notation for Hyundai Heavy Industries’ very large liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier.

  • 29 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Last week, DNV GL and KSM performed a digital survey – claimed to be the world’s first – on board a containership.

  • 31 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Wison Offshore & Marine Ltd. (“Wison Offshore & Marine”) announced today that it successfully completed the installation of the three LNG storage tanks into the hull of the Caribbean FLNG project, reaching a significant milestone in the delivery of the world’s first floating LNG production unit . With this major activity completed, the pathway is […]

  • 4 July 2011
    Equipment

      The end-to-end intelligence and dynamic control of the electricity across the grid has become the defining function of the smart grid… (forbes) [mappress] Source:  forbes, July 04, 2011;

  • 16 January 2012

    MS Turanor PlanetSolar, the world’s largest solar-powered ship, has docked at Abu Dhabi Marina, near ADNEC (Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre) to help celebrate the World Future Energy Summit 2012, and to highlight the role solar energy is playing in energy sustainability. MS TÛRANOR PlanetSolar is a multihull vessel topped by a large array of […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Friday 5th of April 2013, Mv Fairpartner will commence discharging the largest tunnel boring machine (TBM) ever made at the port of Seattle. The tunnel boring machine has been built by Hitachi Zosen Corporation and loaded at Osaka, Japan. It consists of total 48 pieces weighing 7,777 metric tons and measuring 31,606 cubic meters. […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Atlantis Resources has reinstalled the third Andritz Hydro Hammerfest (AHH) tidal turbine for the MeyGen tidal energy project which is approaching a 2GWh milestone of tidal power generation.

  • 12 March 2013

    On March 4, Doosan Engine announced the commercialization of a electronically-controlled low speed marine engine that can run on either heavy fuel oil or LNG. Company officials also said that a contract has been signed to supply five of the new engines to a US shipowner. The main fuel will be LNG, which costs less […]

  • 29 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After international construction and development major Dubai World failing to repay its huge pile of debt on time, the state of its bids for development of container terminal berths at major ports in India may come under the scanner… Source: Indian Express, November 28, 2009

  • 28 April 2014
    Technology

    Mammoet, specialized in Engineered Heavy Lifting and Transport, is currently employing its Liebherr LR13000, the biggest crawler crane in the world, to install four platform legs on Van Oord’s newest wind turbine installation vessel, the Aeolus. In 12 days the giant crane has been assembled at Lloyd Werft in Bremerhaven, Germany. The first of the […]