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  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    BigLift Shipping has expanded its fleet with two MC-Class carriers, BigLift Barentsz and BigLift Baffin.

  • 16 October 2017

    BigRoll, a joint venture company between BigLift Shipping and Rolldock Shipping, will continue operating as part of Roll Group after the cooperation between the two members officially ends next year.  The two companies announced the formation of the joint company back in May 2013 with a focus on the offshore and onshore oil and gas […]

  • 10 October 2017

    BigLift Shipping has decided to end its co-operation with Rolldock Shipping in the BigRoll Shipping joint venture company as per January 1, 2018. The two companies announced the formation of the joint company back in May 2013 with a focus on the offshore and onshore oil and gas and renewables markets, power generation, container cranes, […]

  • 23 March 2017

    BigRoll Shipping, a heavy marine transportation provider, has taken delivery of its fourth and final MC Class vessel, the BigRoll Beaufort.  The newbuild vessel was handed over to BigRoll by Cosco Dalian Shipyard in Leiden, the Netherlands, the owner of the vessel said in a statement on Monday. The vessel measures 173 meters in LOA, 42 meters […]

  • 11 April 2016

    Dutch heavy lift and marine transportation company, BigRoll Shipping, has taken delivery of its first vessel, the BigRoll Barentsz. The vessel is designed for the marine transportation of major modules and equipment for large energy projects both onshore and offshore to remote areas, and it has the ability to operate in temperatures as low as minus 55 degrees […]

  • 12 November 2015

    BigRoll Shipping, a heavy marine transportation provider based in the Netherlands, has informed that its vessel, the BigRoll Barentsz, has been launched in China.  The BigRoll Barentsz is the first of four BigRoll Shipping’s MC Class vessels under construction. It was launched on October 27, 2015 at Cosco Dalian Shipyard. The Finnish Swedish 1A Ice Class […]

  • 29 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The construction of two brand new cutter suction dredgers is now wrapped up and these powerful machines are ready to be shipped to Zambia, according to the builder – Holland Dredge Design BV. Holland Dredge Design BV (HDD) is a Harderwijk based company, specialized in the engineering, designing, building, supplying and maintenance of dredging equipment. As a member […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    COSCO Dalian Shipyard has handed over the second module carrier (MC) vessel, the BigRoll Bering, to Dutch heavy marine transportation provider BigRoll Shipping. The vessel will immediately begin module transportation work for an LNG project in Russia. The vessel measures 173 meters in LOA, 42 meters in breadth and 10.5 meters in depth. BigRoll said […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands-based BigRoll Shipping has taken delivery of BigRoll Beaufort, the last of four Module Class carriers, from China-based Cosco Dalian Shipyard.  BigRoll Beaufort will enter a short-term project with Yamgaz, the consortium of Technip, JGC Corporation and Chiyoda for module transportation as part of the Yamal LNG project, according to the firm. The 20,000 […]

  • 16 October 2017

    In the not so distant past, the torrent of data flooding the maritime industry had probably only set pulses racing among ICT enthusiasts. However, recent years have seen shipping follow other industries in being engulfed by the big data tsunami, with the pacesetters among ship owners and operators reaping the benefits of advances in ICT, […]

  • 16 October 2007

    Malta has been famed for demonstrable acts of bravery over the centuries and none more so than when she is under siege. Whilst the aggressor today was only the wind, gusting up to 45 knots, there was a definite sense on the bridge of the Royal Malta Yacht Club this morning that the competitors in […]

  • 12 November 2015

    The first vessel to transport modules to the Yamal LNG project was recently launched at Cosco Dalian Shipyard.

  • 20 December 2018
    Exploration & Production

    BigLift Shipping, a heavy lift shipping company, has recently transported a jack-up drilling rig from the Netherlands to West Africa.

  • 4 August 2015
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Chevron has informed it does not expect any production from its giant Big Foot tension leg platform (TLP), in the Gulf of Mexico, until 2018.  The production was previously planned to start in the late 2015. Chevron Corporation – EVP, Upstream, Jay Johnson, said during the company’s second quarter conference call: “At this point we are […]

  • 11 April 2016

    The first vessel to transport modules to Novatek-operated Yamal LNG project in Russia, BigRoll Barentsz, has recently been delivered to its owner BigRoll by Cosco Dalian Shipyard.

  • 11 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands-based Big Roll Shipping has taken delivery of the first of four Module Class Carriers, the BigRoll Barentsz. As featured in the photo above, the deck of the vessel is completely flush and can be used over the full length and beam for loading, discharging and stowage. The Barentsz was delivered on 8 April 2016 […]

  • 18 February 2008

    Extra-large yachts can bring thousands of dollars to the cities where they drop anchor. To yacht broker Tom George, the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg means one thing: boats, big ones, and lots of them. The race attracts dozens of uber-wealthy yachtsmen eager to strike nautical poses and glimpse the racetrack without ever having […]

  • 28 March 2013

    Salvors, said the President of the International Salvage Union Andreas Tsavliris, “are innovators and problems solvers and don’t walk away from a challenge”. But the difficulties which may be encountered with giant ships, he warned, “may be beyond problem solving”. At the annual ISU Associate Members’ Day in London last week, it was reported that […]

  • 30 November 2016

    China’s Cosco Dalian Shipyard has delivered the third module carrier (MC) vessel, the BigRoll Baffin, to Dutch heavy marine transportation provider BigRoll Shipping. Cosco said on Wednesday that all documents between the parties regarding the delivery of the MC vessel were recently signed and that the module carrier was delivered to its ‘Europan buyer.’ This […]

  • 25 July 2017

    There’s been a wave of short term fixtures in the North Sea offshore vessel market, but is it only a band aid which, once ripped off, will reveal a problem still very much untreated? By Inger Louise Molver, Senior Offshore Analyst at Westshore Shipbrokers   Cautious optimism is where we are at right now. But this […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Project & Tenders

    UPS, a global logistics company, operating over 5,200 LNG and CNG vehicles has agreed to increase use of natural gas as fuel for its fleet through a supply deal with Big Ox Energy. 

  • 8 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Floating storage of oil is expected to make a big comeback.