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  • 12 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Growth in renewable energy generation and Asian construction boom lifted prospects for multipurpose shipping fleet.

  • 28 November 2014

    BREE’s report reveals that Australia will have a major role to play in Asia, in the booming LNG trade.

  • 24 August 2006

    Samsung Heavy Industries, the world’s third-largest shipyard, raised its target for new orders this year 56 percent as growing global trade and higher demand for oil products have prompted shipowners to buy more vessels. Samsung Heavy expects to win US$12 billion (HK$93.6 billion) of orders this year, an increase from its earlier forecast of US$7.7 […]

  • 13 May 2006

    L&T bags a Rs 440-crore order for building four ships from Zadeko Ship Management CV of the Netherlands even before the company has a full-fledged shipbuilding yard in place. ABG Shipyard Ltd bags a repeat order for the construction of six anchor handling tugs for a total of Rs 270 crore from Sea Tanker’s Management […]

  • 14 November 2007

    Rumours of a shake-out in the bullet-proof superyacht industry were mooted this week at the Global Superyacht Forum at METS. Organisers The Yacht Report expect almost 600 delegates guests at sessions on topics from private submarines to manning, paint, refit and design.

  • 23 June 2010

    “Our turnover has… increased by 500%. As far as we’re concerned there has been no recession,” says Lee Haynes, operation manager for West Quay Cars taxi firm. His is just one Hampshire company which has benefited from a boom in the cruise industry.

  • 15 March 2007

    Korean shipbuilders are continuing brisk business this year despite analysts’ earlier predictions that the global shipbuilding market would suffer cuts in demand. Unlike the gloomy outlook in the industry, domestic shipbuilding companies are enjoying steady sales as international shipping firms have ordered more vessels to carry oil, gas and other products.

  • 20 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The eighth edition of the INMEX show, South Asia’s largest maritime exhibition and conference, will be held in Mumbai between 8th and 10th October. The dredging equipment manufacturer Italdraghe SpA, an important player on the Indian dredger market and exhibitor at the show, has been requested to participate directly in event entitled “The Dredging Boom: […]

  • 10 April 2006

    Military contractor Lockheed Martin Corp. said Monday it received a $5.2 million foreign military sales contract from the U.S. Navy to study how the soon-to-debut Littoral combat ship can be modified to meet the needs of the Israeli Navy.

  • 4 February 2016
    Technology

    High Wind tested the Boom Lock system on a 6MW Senvion wind turbine blade, helping the blade be completely still in wind conditions of 15m/s average wind speed and gusts up to 20m/s. The test also proved the benefit of the intelligent guidance system on heavy loads like nacelles and towers, High Wind said. The Boom Lock is […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Ole Jacob Wang Nielsen has joined High Wind NV as Head of Business Development. He will continue the commercialisation of the Boom Lock which allows for safe installation of wind turbine components in higher wind speeds. Ole Jacob has worked in the maritime industry since 2001 and brings with him 8 years of offshore wind experience […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Ole Jacob Wang Nielsen has joined High Wind NV as Head of Business Development. He will continue the commercialisation of the Boom Lock which allows for safe installation of wind turbine components in higher wind speeds. Ole Jacob has worked in the maritime industry since 2001 and brings with him 8 years of offshore wind experience […]

  • 4 September 2006

    A BOOMING South Tyneside shipyard has clinched another contract, the Gazette can reveal. The Skandi Neptune support offshore vessel will arrive at A&P Tyne in Hebburn later this month, creating work for dozens of men. And there are hopes the borough yard will secure an even bigger order within the next fortnight. About 2,000 workers […]

  • 25 May 2005

    Shanghai Mayor Han Zheng said the development of municipal ports is an important part of the city’s efforts to become one of the world’s key centers of business, finance, trade and shipping by 2020. He said so on May 23 at the 24th International Association of Ports and Harbors’ World Ports Conference. It was the […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Equipment

    Huisman has started the final factory acceptance testing of its first 900mt Rope Luffing Knuckle Boom Crane, now called the ‘Hybrid Boom Crane’, at the quayside of the Huisman China Production facility in Zhangzhou. The crane was fully assembled in the main assembly hall and upended by Huisman’s 2,400mt Quayside Crane. In the coming weeks, […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    SMST, a specialist in design and construction of offshore equipment, has been awarded a contract for the delivery of two additional 100t Knuckle Boom Cranes for Maersk Supply Service’s four Subsea Support Vessels (SSVs), being built by COSCO (Dalian) Shipyard. SMST announced in a press release on Tuesday that the order is a sequel to two […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Equipment

    A new robot for deploying booms in the event of an oil spill has been introduced at the Port of Gothenburg. According to the Port of Gothenburg, this new technology is supposed to secure more rapid and safer oil spill clearance. Dan-Erik Andersson, Head of Operations at the Energy Port in Gothenburg, said: “What is […]

  • 7 October 2013
    Storage

    Within the offshore wind industry, cable pulling contractors have created their own playing field. Conbit is there to assist them with the final few meters. Global Tech One Offshore Wind GmbH, the offshore wind farm operating company, has entrusted Conbit to assist them with pulling in the cables. The Conbit lifting crew supports the cable […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    The Huisman Rope Luffing Knuckle Boom Crane has been awarded the Innovation of the Year award during the Annual Offshore Support Journal Awards 2015. The new hybrid crane is recognized to provide a significant innovation on the design, build and operational aspects of offshore support vessels. Huisman says that the Rope Luffing Knuckle Boom Crane […]

  • 7 March 2005

    Our corner of the United States was once an afterthought, as China focused its trade on the West Coast and Northeast. No more. The world’s fastest-growing industrial nation has ramped up its business dealings with South Florida. Nowhere is this more apparent than at the Port of Miami, where cargo tonnage traded with China has […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Technology

    High Wind NV has started the commercialisation of its Boom Lock© allowing the safe installation of all wind turbine components in winds of up to 15 m/s. The first Boom Lock© was completed in January, consequently installed on GeoSea’s Neptune, and has undergone its final performance trials last weekend. During these tests in stormy conditions at the […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Technology

    High Wind NV has started the commercialisation of its Boom Lock© allowing the safe installation of all wind turbine components in winds of up to 15 m/s. The first Boom Lock© was completed in January, consequently installed on GeoSea’s Neptune, and has undergone its final performance trials last weekend. During these tests in stormy conditions at the […]