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  • 4 September 2013

    Two ports, two container ships and 18 landing sites will be constructed as part of the Eastern Corridor Multi-modal Transport project. One of the ports will be sited at Akosombo while the other will be situated at Buipe or Yapei in the north. Government, on Monday, signed 314 million dollars with the Chinese contractor, China […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Hanjin Heavy Industry Co. Ltd. announced yesterday in its regulatory filing to the Korea Stock Exchange that the company has won an order worth $109.5 million for the construction of two Capesize bulk carriers. The shipbuilder will deliver the bulkers to a Marshall Islands-based company in late 2015. In 1972, Hanjin ushered in the large carrier […]

  • 19 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Austal held a keel-laying ceremony today for the third Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) – Jackson (LCS 6), one of five Austal-designed 127-metre US Navy Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ships under contract with the US Navy. Dr. Katherine Holmes Cochran, the ship’s sponsor, was present to weld her initials onto the keel plate as the Keel […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    A hackathon is being organized in the to identify new technology and practices which can reduce the cost of well construction on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS). Jointly driven by the Technology Leadership Board Workgroup, ITF and the Oil and Gas Authority, the focus of the event will be to highlight challenges associated with well construction […]

  • 17 March 2016

    Iberdrola officially launched the construction of its Wikinger offshore wind farm today. Components for the foundations have been manufactured and the installation will commence in the coming days. The work will be done by using the installation vessel Giant 7, which is currently being mobilized in Rostock, where another ship with the first 32 foundation […]

  • 8 July 2015

    Pile driving of the monopile “SB 62” at Sandbank offshore wind site has begun, marking the start of construction of the wind farm 90 km off the coast of Sylt. Seventy two Siemens 4 MW wind turbines will be set up, providing an installed capacity of 288 MW. The offshore wind farm is planned to be fully commissioned in […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Djibouti President, Ismail Omar Guelleh, officially launched the construction of the Damerjog livestock port in Arta district and the multipurpose Doraleh port on Sunday. Also present was Somali Prime Minister, Abdi Farah Shirdon who was on an official visit to Djibouti, the former chief executive officer of Dubai’s DP World, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, and […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    For offshore wind farms to properly deliver power to households on land, not only do professionals using gigantic vessels and high-tech machinery need to install massive and complex infrastructure, but the selected sites also must be thoroughly surveyed before the construction can start. Once all set up, those turbines sticking out way above the sea […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Vard Holdings Limited, one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of offshore and specialized vessels,  has secured a contract with an international customer for the design and construction of one Diving Support and Construction vessel. The vessel is of VARD 3 06 design, developed by Vard Design in Ålesund, Norway. The highly advanced diving […]

  • 2 July 2019

    The Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project has entered the construction phase as onshore works kick off. The groundbreaking took place on 1 July, marking the first onshore construction work on the two-turbine 12MW offshore wind project. “The Virginia offshore wind demonstration project is another powerful example of the Commonwealth’s position as a leader […]

  • 7 April 2015

    Bechtel said it has been granted permission for commercial use of unmanned aircraft system technology by the United States Federal Aviation Administration.

  • 21 July 2011

    The construction of Maasvlakte 2, the expansion of the Port of Rotterdam, is proceeding according to schedule. Currently work is focusing on building the hard seawall, dredging the quays for the first container terminals and the preparations for the construction of infrastructure like roads, intersections, railways and cables and pipelines. Rail The first few metres […]

  • 7 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      Scorpio Tankers  announced that it has signed contracts with Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co. Ltd. of South Korea to construct five 52,000 DWT product tankers for approximately $37.4 million each. These vessels will be the first to be delivered from the Hyundai Group with new propulsion technology including the ‘B’ type ultra-long stroke electronically controlled […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Subsea 7 S.A.  today announced that it has signed a contract to build a new heavy construction vessel which will be delivered in 2016. The new vessel will be one of the most capable heavy construction vessels in Subsea 7’s fleet of over 40 ships. She will be deployed globally to meet increasing market demands […]

  • 1 November 2013

    Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction Co., Ltd. (HHIC), a Korea-based company engaged in shipbuilding, construction, engineering and energy, has scored another lucrative contract bringing the fiscal year-to- date total to over $2.4 billion. This time the order comes from a Liberia-based shipowner and relates to the construction of a Capesize bulk carrier. The contract, announced today […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The new site office in Tianjin China will be open in less than two months. Steel cutting of the first Wallenius new post-panamax vessel is scheduled to 16th of June 2014. First delivery is planned for October 2015 and the last and fourth for the end of 2016. Visually the most striking difference from their earlier […]

  • 6 August 2014

    Recently, Aeolus finally arrived in Rotterdam to be revealed to the world. On Friday 20 June relations had the opportunityto explore the ship, while on Saturday 21 June Khaddouj Aboutaleb Erahoutan, spouse of the mayor of Rotterdam, christened the transport and installation vessel for the construction of offshore wind farms owned by dredging and offshore […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Harkand has entered into a charter agreement with Hornbeck Offshore for the offshore construction vessel HOS Mystique for a firm period of two years plus options. The 250ft (76.2m) DP2 vessel has a 70 MT AHC crane and will be outfitted with a Harkand Triton XLS ROV to support IRM and survey work in water […]

  • 15 September 2006

    Northrop Grumman Newport News and General Dynamics Electric Boat have begun building larger structural sections to drive costs from their submarine building partnership, a key shipyard executive said Thursday. Both Newport News and an Electric Boat facility in Quonset Point, R.I., are each specializing in assembling one of two new “super modules,” said Becky Stewart, […]

  • 10 July 2019
    Project & Tenders

    German engineering giant Siemens has received an order to supply the key components and long-term power generation services for the 840-megawatt (MW) Maisan combined cycle power plant in Iraq.

  • 5 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    Jinhai Heavy Industry has completed the construction of the VLCC designed to consume less bunker fuel for higher energy efficiency. Chinese shipbuilder’s first 320,000 dwt VLCC will be delivered to a Norwegian shipowner. The shipyard has been given further seven orders for the similar-sized oil tanker. Four of them are currently undergoing construction and they […]

  • 12 June 2013

    The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) will be deploying personnel from its Law Enforcement Department (LED) to assist in the security of the Hanjin shipbuilding facility and help guarantee the safety of workers and properties. The assistance is contained in a memorandum of agreement (MOA) signed recently by SBMA Chairman Roberto Garcia and Hanjin Heavy […]