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  • 19 October 2020

    Integration of renewable energies on a ship – and in other island networks Interview with Jeroen van Tilborg, founder and managing director of the Dutch D&A Electric Diesel engines are used to drive the ship. The power required for other auxiliary drives and for the on-board power grid is mostly generated by diesel generators. For […]

  • 17 September 2020
    Vessels

    Manor Renewable Energy’s (MRE) new wind farm service vessel (WFSV) Manor Endurance has set sail for its first charter in the UK. Manor Endurance is about to begin working on an undisclosed offshore wind project off the UK East Coast. The naming ceremony and christening for the WFSV were held at the end of August […]

  • 24 August 2020
    Project & Tenders

    DEME Group is about to begin offshore substation foundation works at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France. According to the project’s Notice to Mariners, the activities related to the jacket foundation will begin today, 24 August. In June last year, a consortium of Atlantique Offshore Energy, GE Grid Solutions and Société de Dragage International […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Innovation, Research & Development

    The possibilities of hydrogen as an energy carrier are creating a boost in innovation. Koedood Marine Group is researching how hydrogen can benefit the shipping industry. Sander Roosjen, research and development manager Koedood Marine Group: “We already have several clients that wish to implement hydrogen solutions on their newbuild vessels.” Hydrogen is a very small […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Rules & Regulation

    Swedish engineering group Alfa Laval, specializing in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, has signed two frame agreements, running over the coming three years, for ballast water treatment systems. The company said the deals comprise firm orders to deliver Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 to about 40 vessels, with options covering another 40 systems. “We are […]

  • 5 June 2020
    Equipment, Vessels

    Greece-based dry bulk shipping firm Star Bulk Carriers has shown immense trust in exhaust gas cleaning systems as a means of complying with the IMO 2020 regulation, having installed scrubbers on a total of 114 of its 116 ships. Despite certain delays in installation due to COVID-19 disruptions in the supply chain and yard closures in […]

  • 26 May 2020
    Vessels

    APL England, a 5,780 TEU containership sailing under the Singapore flag, lost around 40 containers in heavy weather while underway off Sydney, Australia, on May 24. The ship reported a loss of main engine power, leading to heavy rolling and a collapse of container stacks, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) informed. APL England was […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    A Port of Blyth maintenance dredging program is set to begin Wednesday, May 20, the port said in their latest release.  This campaign of maintenance dredging will be conducted at the Port approaches, main navigational channel and operational commercial berths. The Port of Blyth dredging works will include frequent trips to and from the spoil […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has announced that the New Lock at the Soo project is on schedule as construction for phase one of the project began this week. According to the Corps, Trade West Construction, Inc., began to move equipment to the site on May 4 and will begin deepening the […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Outlook & strategy

    Blanking of sailings triggered by the demand drop from the coronavirus pandemic could result in a USD 23 billion collective loss for container carriers in the worst-case scenario, Copenhagen-based consultancy Sea-Intelligence predicts. This scenario is based on the freight rates decline experienced by carriers in 2009 and is being made on the back of a […]

  • 2 April 2020

    Israeli businessman Eli Tilles in advanced talks with foreign partners to bid for Haifa privatization tender.

  • 1 April 2020

    David Hammond, CEO of HRAS, criticizes under-reporting of the pandemic’s consequences on seafarers.

  • 30 March 2020

    Navingo BV Connecting the maritime and offshore world for sustainable solutions With media and events, Navingo brings together the world of maritime and offshore energy. In the age of climate change our industry needs sustainable solutions. We believe that happens when the right ideas and people fall in place. Network with the right people We […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Human Capital

    The extension of time at sea for seafarers due to restrictions on crew changes and travel across the globe in order to curb the spread of the coronavirus has left thousands of seafarers stuck at sea. In any given month around 100,000 seafarers reach the end of their employment contracts and are repatriated, according to […]

  • 27 March 2020

    Swedish tanker shipping company Stena Bulk plans to test 100 % biofuel on one of its MR tankers in the coming weeks, joining its rivals in trialing biofuel as a solution for decarbonization of the shipping industry. As informed, the fuel is the MR1-100 bio-fuel oil, produced from used cooking oil and supplied by GoodFuels […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Rules & Regulation

    Synergy: Collective, carefully managed crew changes at designated ports could help us tackle this crisis.

  • 25 February 2020

    Combine your visit to Offshore Energy with visiting Amsterdam, the beautiful Dutch capital, famous for its canals and home to many cultural hotspots. Canals Amsterdam’s historic city centre with it’s beautiful canals has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2010. The best way to see the canals is by boat. Join a canal cruise […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    While work to repair two sections of the Ala Wai Canal wall has been ongoing since last October, dredging to remove accumulated silt and sediments from the canal is scheduled to start sometime next week, reports Department of Land and Natural Resources Hawaii. Equipment fabrication and mobilization for the dredging started in December and will […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Envirostruct Services of Ascot, QLD, is about to begin maintenance dredging of the Southern Boat Harbor in Tweed Heads, New South Wales. According to the NSW Government, this maintenance dredging work will be conducted by the contractor around the commercial fishing fleet wharves on the Southern Boat Harbor, Terranora Inlet, Tweed Heads. The project is […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), in partnership with the City of Virginia Beach, has awarded a contract to the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, Ltd. to conduct a beach renourishment effort along the Sandbridge Beach oceanfront. Under the plan, around 1.7 million cubic yards of sand will be dredged from Sandbridge Shoal (located […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) said in their latest release that they have welcomed support in President Trump’s fiscal 2021 budget for two vital U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) competitive infrastructure grant initiatives, known as BUILD and INFRA.  The association also registered strong concerns over significant declines to other federally funded, port-related programs […]

  • 7 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Federal Government has positioned a dredge near the east end of Dune Road in Hampton Bays to rebuild the beach and dune that has repeatedly washed away in recent storms. Under the Army Corps plan, the dredge will pump 569,000 cubic yards of sand onto the beach during the next month to bring the […]

  • 17 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the Army Corps yesterday announced measures to reverse flood damage west of Shinnecock Inlet after two storms in October 2019 resulted in severe erosion and large losses of sand along the shoreline. The damage threatened properties west of the Shinnecock Inlet, including Dune Road, an evacuation route, commercial fishing plants, […]

  • 10 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    J.F. Brennan Construction of La Crosse, Wisc., is ready to begin work on the 2020 Massey’s Ditch dredging project. Massey’s Ditch, an important navigation channel that runs between Rehoboth Bay and Indian River Bay, will be dredged starting this January. During the works, the waterway will be dredged to a width of 100 feet and […]

  • 6 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Luminus, the largest shareholder of offshore drilling contractor Valaris, has decided to call a meeting of shareholders with an intention to nominate new directors to the board amid ‘grave concerns’ about the company’s performance.