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  • 30 November 2006

    Maersk Contractors USA Inc has been awarded a drilling contract by Statoil Gulf of Mexico LLC for lease of a deepwater development semi-submersible to operate in the Gulf of Mexico. The drilling contract has a duration of four years and will commence when the rig arrives in the US Gulf of Mexico in the summer […]

  • 6 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After analyzing the letter received on December 30, 2013 by the new locks contractor Grupo Unidos por el Canal, S.A. (GUPC), which was made public on January 1 by GUPC, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) determined that it is not valid and that the arguments raised by the contractor in the note lack legal basis […]

  • 19 February 2016

    The Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) today said that unless the Government adopts a sea-change in its approach to the renewables sector, the industry will “fall off a cliff”, costing jobs and growth, particularly in Scotland. In its response to the Scottish Affairs Committee’s inquiry into renewable energy, CECA said that the UK Government’s current […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dutch marine contractor Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) has elected new chief executive officer of the company, which will be joining it from sister company Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG).

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging Contractors of America’s (DCA) Board of Directors has selected the Honorable William P. Doyle, Sr. as its new Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  William Doyle currently serves as a Commissioner with the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission having been unanimously confirmed twice by the U.S. Senate as a Presidential Appointee, and remained […]

  • 2 September 2019

    Heerema Marine Contractor’s semi-submersible crane vessel and the world’s first LNG-powered construction vessel, Sleipnir completed a bunkering operation in Gibraltar. 

  • 25 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) will discontinue its offshore pipelay activities as a further step in its strategic transition, which will result in a loss of 350 permanent jobs. 

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) selected the Louisiana Diversion Company (LDC) to provide Construction Management At-Risk (CMAR) services for the Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion Project, the agency announced Monday. The CMAR model integrates the construction contractor during the early design phase of the project to obtain input on cost, scheduling and constructability, a process that […]

  • 29 January 2006

    THE South Australian Government wants to poach key shipbuilders and defence contractors from Sydney, Perth and Melbourne to move to a $140million maritime precinct now being built in Adelaide.

  • 13 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dutch offshore contractor Heerema Marine Contractors is closing its office in the Netherlands to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.  HMC said on Friday that the Dutch government had issued guidance to slow down and prevent the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). In response, Heerema Marine Contractors will be closing its Leiden Office from March 13, […]

  • 10 July 2019

    Heerema Marine Contractors’ giant semi-submersible crane vessel Sleipnir is set to embark upon its maiden voyage from Singapore.

  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    London-based private equity firm Blue Water Energy is buying Heerema Marine Contractors’ Pipeline Technique Limited,

  • 7 September 2017

    Dutch marine contractor Heerema Marine Contractors is going to retire and recycle its semi-submersible crane vessel Hermod at the end of the year after nearly 40 years in operation. Hermod and its sister vessel Balder, the first semi-submersible crane vessels of its kind in the offshore construction industry, were designed and constructed in the 1970s. […]

  • 22 July 2019
    Project & Tenders

    Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) has secured a contract by Jan De Nul for the installation of 21 jacket foundations at the Changhua offshore wind project in Taiwan. The installation will be carried out by Heerema’s heavy lift vessel Aegir some 8km off the coast of Changhua county at a water depth of 18 to 28m. Offshore […]

  • 24 January 2020
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Kraken Robotics has signed an eight year framework agreement with an unnamed international defense contractor. Under the agreement, Kraken’s Acoustic Signal Processing Group in Toronto will provide development, maintenance, and training to the customer to enhance and modernize its sonar product. Kraken’s Acoustic Signal Processing Group’s core competency is implementation of digital signal processing and […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Heerema Marine Contractors, a Dutch offshore construction contractor for the oil and gas industry, has announced the appointment of Harke Jan Meek as the new Chief Commercial Officer. Heerema Marine Contractors said on Tuesday that Harke Jan will take over as CCO on June 1 and become the member of the Board. In this capacity, he will be […]

  • 1 April 2014

    Singapore’s Swissco Holdings Limited , a leading marine service provider for the offshore oil and gas industry, announced that it has entered into a definitive Sale and Purchase Agreement (“SPA”) in relation to a proposed S$285.0 million acquisition of Scott and English Energy Pte. Ltd. The SPA was signed with Double Dragon Energy Holdings Limited (“Double Dragon”) […]

  • 21 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA) recently completed its historic study of the American maritime industry and national security.  Titled “Strengthening the U.S. Defense Maritime Industrial Base,” the study made several key points about America’s Jones Act. According to the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA), the report is historic because it is the […]

  • 23 June 2017

    Workships Contractor has sold four-point mooring diving support vessel (DSV) ‘Offshore Beaver’ to Seisund of Torangsvag, Norway. The vessel will transfer from its normal role of diving support to working in the Norwegian aquaculture industry. Edvard Bakke of Seisund said: “With regulatory changes coming into the farmed salmon industry, we were looking for a suitable vessel […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    DNV and Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) have signed a contract for the classification of a semisubmersible according to DNV’s standard for Integrated Software Dependent Systems (ISDS). The vessel will be owned by the US company Diamond Offshore Drilling Ltd (DODL). This is the first project for an American owner and a breakthrough for ISDS, which […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    GIW Industries, Inc., a company involved in the design, manufacture and application of heavy duty centrifugal slurry pumps, has announced the successful design and installation of a unique underwater pump system for a Chinese dredging contractor. This equipment package consists of a GIW® Minerals LHD pump directly mounted onto a 4500 kW submersible electric motor […]

  • 24 March 2020

    Heerema Marine Contractors’ semi-submersible crane vessel and the world’s first LNG-powered construction vessel, Sleipnir, has arrived in the Port of Rotterdam.