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  • 7 May 2014

    ”Being a surveyor used to be on every seagoing engineer’s wish list”, says Dick Pronk, who started as a surveyor at ABS Europe in 1997 and who became country manager the Netherlands at the same company in October 2013. With roots in coastal shipping and dredging, Pronk came ashore in 1995 and started working as […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Noble Energy, Inc. has reported third quarter 2014 net income of $419 million, or $1.12 per diluted share. Excluding the impact of certain items, third quarter 2014 adjusted income was $110 million, or $0.28 per diluted share. Discretionary cash flow was $811 million and net cash provided by operating activities was $945 million. Capital expenditures for […]

  • 21 October 2018
    Rules & Regulation

    The Port of Amsterdam has embarked on a number of initiatives aimed at a more sustainable future.

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The cruise shipping industry is making significant strides toward a new age of transporting passengers, one of them being orders for the industry’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered ships. However, many challenges remain ahead with respect to the regulatory and environmental domain, including regulation of ballast water, exhaust gas cleaning systems and various types […]

  • 18 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    Halliburton announced today that net income for the third quarter of 2010 was $544 million, or $0.60 per diluted share. The third quarter results were unfavorably impacted by a non-cash impairment charge for an oil and gas property of $32 million, after-tax, or $0.04 per diluted share, and higher tax expense of $11 million, or […]

  • 30 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    Husky Energy Inc.announced today several cornerstone strategic initiatives intended to accelerate near-term production and reserve growth and to secure its medium and long-term growth opportunities. At the same time, the Company announced key elements of its financing plan, which is directed towards retaining its investment grade financial profile. “The initiatives announced today represent the culmination […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The cruise shipping industry is making significant strides toward a new age of transporting passengers, one of them being orders for the industry’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered ships. However, many challenges remain ahead with respect to the regulatory and environmental domain, including regulation of ballast water, exhaust gas cleaning systems and various types […]

  • 15 April 2012

    Located some 570 kilometres off the Western African shores of Senegal is the Republic of Cape Verde, an archipelago consisting of ten islands. With an exclusive economic zone 180 times larger than the country’s land territory, and positioned on the cross-roads of various major shipping routes, the Cape Verdean Coast Guard is presented with quite […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has already had a significant impact on the shipping industry. West African export trade is estimated to be down by as much as 30% since the start of the outbreak, according to data provided by UK’s shipping consultant Drewry.  Various measures have been undertaken to deal with the outbreak by […]

  • 23 October 2015

    During last week’s Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) 2015 in Amsterdam, Offshore Energy Today interviewed Mr. Rob Beks, Senior Consultant, Asset Risk Management at DNV GL, prior and in relation to Offshore Safety session, held on the second day of the conference. During this session, the topic of offshore safety was observed from different angles […]

  • 18 February 2013

    Liquefied Natural Gas. A new source of fuel able to meet the strict emission requirements that will soon come to pass. Maritime by Holland Magazine delves into the world of LNG and finds that though technology is right there, regulation, infrastructure and pricing could prove challenging. “I think there is a discrepancy in what people […]

  • 1 October 2013

    Although the offshore wind industry has not necessarily grown as fast as Belgium’s DEME Group originally expected, the sector is now responsible for 10% of its business. The company is continuing to eye targets for possible acquisitions and weighing up fleet expansion possibilities in the offshore wind sector. Alongside this, DEME is striving to seek further cuts in Capital Expenditure (CAPEX) in order to ensure that […]

  • 1 October 2013

    Although the offshore wind industry has not necessarily grown as fast as Belgium’s DEME Group originally expected, the sector is now responsible for 10% of its business. The company is continuing to eye targets for possible acquisitions and weighing up fleet expansion possibilities in the offshore wind sector. Alongside this, DEME is striving to seek further cuts in Capital Expenditure (CAPEX) in order to ensure that […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Construction of the North Sea wind farm Global Tech I is complete: 100 kilometres from the German coast and occupying an area half the size of Bremerhaven the offshore wind power station now stands with 80 turbines of the 5 megawatt class (AREVA Wind M5000-116) and the farm’s own transformer station. At present, only the […]

  • 14 April 2012

    Due to global warming the Arctic area has become an exiting point of untapped resources. According to reports 30% of the world’s undiscovered gas and 13% of the world’s undiscovered oil can be drilled here. Furthermore, the famous North- West Passage could become the new, and ultimately shorter, route to the Far East. These interesting […]

  • 1 October 2017

    As the nearshore locations for offshore windfarms grow scarcer, new developments are situated ever farther from the coast. Larger turbines, stronger winds and the absence of advocacy groups make this a solid business proposal, with the latest concession granted without subsidised energy cost. Damen Shipyards Group has built many crew supply vessels, which are used […]

  • 28 August 2015

    French gas and oil giant Total has signed an agreement to sell all of its interests in the FUKA and SIRGE gas pipelines and the St. Fergus gas terminal to North Sea Midstream Partners for £585 million ($905 million). The Total-operated Frigg UK Pipeline (FUKA) is a 362-kilometer pipeline delivering gas from some 20 fields […]

  • 9 September 2020
    Collaboration, Environment, Innovation, Outlook & strategy, Regulation & policy, Research & Development, Rules & Regulation, Technology, Transition, Vision

    The maritime industry’s mission to clamp down on emissions hasn’t been derailed by the COVID-19 pandemic as many feared could be the case. Obviously, the pandemic has had a major impact on the short-term activities as numerous meetings at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) had to be postponed. The impact on the trade and the […]

  • 31 January 2011

    LNG Limited today announced activities report for the quarter ended December 31, 2010. Highlights • On 27 January 2011, the Company signed a Share Placement Term Sheet (Term Sheet) with China Huanqiu Contracting & Engineering Corporation (HQCEC). HQCEC is a wholly owned subsidiary of China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), which is China’s largest producer and […]

  • 18 June 2015

    France’s Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT), an engineering company specialized in LNG containment systems for marine applications and onshore terminals, saw a record order intake last year, continuing into the first quarter of 2015. GTT secured 47 new orders during 2014, the highest number in ten years. These orders included 10 ice-breaking LNG carriers, 3 FSRUs, […]

  • 23 April 2014

    PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP), revealed that PTTEP Offshore Investment and PTTEP International, subsidiaries of the company, have signed share purchase agreements (SPAs) to acquire 100% equity stakes of the subsidiaries of Hess Corporation in Thailand, namely Hess Thailand Holdings II (HTH) and Hess Exploration Thailand (HETCL).  The total consideration of the transaction is approximately […]

  • 13 March 2013

    The launch of a new vessel always provokes comment, but with the launch of the first of three vessels the m2 Runner class has attracted some especially diverse comments from the ‘experts’. With its high freeboard, and narrow bridge and accommodation block located at the aft end of the vessel on the port side, it […]