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  • 7 October 2011
    Business & Finance

      Cementing its leadership position in the US Gulf lightering sector, international petroleum tanker owner-operator AET has accepted delivery of the world’s first purpose-built lightering support vessel (LSV). The new craft, designed by Elliott Bay Design Group of Seattle and built by Leevac Industries in Louisiana was formally named at AET Offshore Service’s headquarters in […]

  • 27 September 2012
    Business & Finance

      Eagle Ford Shale continues to positively impact Port Corpus Christi and the U.S. economy. Yesterday, Wednesday, September 26, 2012, the M/V Pennsylvania, a newly built U.S. Flag vessel destined to move products related to Eagle Ford Shale in the region, made its first port of call to Port Corpus Christi. The tanker docked at […]

  • 22 March 2016

    The US-built fleet is considerably older than the global, non-US built fleet as a consequence of the Jones Act, which requires vessels travelling between US ports to be US built, owned, flagged and operated by a 75-percent American crew. The current US-built fleet has an average age of 33-years old versus 13-years old for the global […]

  • 30 June 2014

    Shell posted a video update of the Prelude FLNG, which is currently being built at the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) yard in Geoje, South Korea. Prelude FLNG is the first deployment of Shell’s FLNG technology and will operate in a remote basin around 475 kilometres north-east of Broome, Western Australia for around 25 years. The facility […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Business & Finance

      Courage Marine Group Limited, an established dry-bulk shipping company that transports raw materials for Asia’s growing needs, has through its wholly-owned subsidiary Zorina Navigation Corp., entered into a memorandum of agreement with Zhejiang Zengzhou Ship Building Co., Ltd for the acquisition of a vessel (“Zorina Vessel”) for a total cash consideration of US$26.6 million. […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The United Kingdom will soon be home to a very special Italian-built dredger designed by a British dredger operator specialising in marina dredging. The vessel, to be constructed by Italy’s leading dredger manufacturer, Italdraghe SpA (San Giovanni, Italy) and designed by Goodchild Marine Services Limited (Burgh Castle, Norfolk, UK), is scheduled to be delivered to […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Hellas Committee of Germanischer Lloyd (GL) met on Wednesday at the Hotel Grande Bretagne, Athens. The annual Committee Meeting, now a longstanding tradition in its 35th year, very much reflected the mood of the industry, with great challenges foreseen for traditional markets, but opportunities on offer for those with expanding perspectives. The Chairman of […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Storage, Technology

    The Dutch transmission system operator TenneT TSO B.V. and its Danish counterpart Energinet.dk have given their final approval for the development of COBRAcable. This new, over 300-km-long subsea direct-current electricity connection (interconnector), will directly connect the Dutch and Danish power grids. Completion of the cable is scheduled early 2019. ‘Green’ cable’  “An important purpose of […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    DBR will supply emergency/harbour diesel generator sets for six new pipelaying vessels under construction at IHC Merwede in the Netherlands for Subsea 7 and SapuraKencana. The order for the custom engineered units, generating up to 1,875 kVA, follows DBR’s successful delivery of three similar generator sets for IHC Merwede in 2013. “We are very pleased […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Infrastructure

    Shell’s Prelude FLNG unit, currently being built in South Korea, will be longer than the Empire State Building is tall, and once deployed offshore, it will remain there for 25 years. Shell has launched a new Prelude FLNG video in which one can see the process of painting of the giant structure with millions of […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Storage, Technology

    The Dutch transmission system operator TenneT TSO B.V. and its Danish counterpart Energinet.dk have given their final approval for the development of COBRAcable. This new, over 300-km-long subsea direct-current electricity connection (interconnector), will directly connect the Dutch and Danish power grids. Completion of the cable is scheduled early 2019. ‘Green’ cable’  “An important purpose of […]

  • 21 June 2013

    A meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee and Paolo Scaroni, Chief Executive Officer of Eni took place today as part of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2013. The parties addressed joint projects in the energy sector, paying special attention to the South Stream gas pipeline construction. It was agreed that […]

  • 26 June 2006

    New Orleans developer Earl E. Weber Jr.’s search for a place to dock his 107-foot Dennison yacht led him to buy the old Summerfield Boat Works boatyard in Fort Lauderdale. Weber will follow through on plans initiated by Dallas-based GreyHawk Marine Group to convert the World War II-era boatyard into a covered megayacht facility. The […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Equipment

    NDM signed a new contract with Remontowa Shipbuilding for delivery of deck machinery to a PSV vessel of Wärtsilä VS 4411 LNG PSV design. The ship will operate primarily on liquefied natural gas (LNG) and is owned by Siem Offshore, the Norway based provider of marine services to the oil and gas industry. It will […]

  • 23 September 2014

    Russian companies have voiced their readiness to complete or construct Iran gas trunklines (IGATs), Asghar Soheilipour director of the specialized committee of investment at NIGC said. Soheilipour stated the Russian firms are ready to handle IGAT-6, IGAT-7, IGAT-9 and IGAT-11, all destined to export Iran’s gas. He added that a memorandum has been signed with a […]

  • 13 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    Key Shetland operation Hjaltland Seafarms have taken delivery of two new purpose-built workboats, the Crusader and Curlen. The workboats, … (FishNewsEU) [mappress] Source: FishNewsEU, October 13, 2011;

  • 6 November 2013

    The new Vard Promar yard in North East Brazil represents a significant expansion of Brazil’s shipbuilding capability as more yards will be built outside of Rio de Janeiro. At 340 tons, the Brazilian built vessels will be among the most complex vessels ever constructed in Brazil. Competence, capacity and speed are crucial elements for Brazilian […]

  • 11 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen-based oilfield services firm, Coretrax, has moved to a new purpose built HQ with an investment of £2.4million into the office and workshop space. Formed in 2008, the company had outgrown its previous offices in Altens, Aberdeen. The firm moved last month to accommodate its range of wellbore cleanup and abandonment tools and its growing […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Equipment

    Caterpillar Oil & Gas announced today that the Cat® C175 and Cat 3516B generator sets have been selected to power five high spec Super Class B jack-up rigs.   Each rig will be equipped with five Cat C175 generator sets, each with rated power of 1833 ekW @ 60 Hz (1200 rpm), for prime power […]

  • 13 May 2013

    When Rederij Groen, a Scheveningen-based service supplier to the offshore industry, secured a long-term charter contract for two chase vessels for seismographic research, the question arose whether to refit two fishing cutters – as had been done in the past – or to build new ships. The scale tipped in favour of newbuilds, and together […]

  • 9 January 2012

    Iran is planing to launch its second indigenous ocean liner named Iran-Shahrekord by the end of March 2012. The Deputy Minister of Industries and Chairman of the IDRO Board of Directors Majid Hedayat said that “Iran-Shahrekord”, the second Iranian ocean liner would be launched into water by the end of Iranian calendar year, noting that […]

  • 11 February 2011

      Nova Scotia’s bid to become a North American leader in the development, supply and support of tidal energy projects took another step forward today  with the announcement that an international consortium will test one of the world’s largest tidal turbines in the Bay of Fundy’s aggressive marine environment. Atlantis Resources Corporation, a world-leading tidal […]