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  • 24 June 2020
    Project & Tenders

    The 7 MW Fukushima Shimpuu demonstration floating offshore wind turbine in Japan is currently being dismantled. The work began in May with the removal of the power transmission cable. This was followed by the removal of mooring chain anchors, which took place from the end of May to 10 June, after which the turbine towing […]

  • 10 July 2020
    Collaboration, Vessels

    The video shows a first-of-its kind project between the Aberdeen headquartered metal waste recycling and processing firm John Lawrie Metals and Kishorn Port Limited (KPL), which resulted in the downsizing and recycling of the MV Kaami. The general cargo vessel ran aground in the Minch between Skye and Lewis, Scotland in late March. Built in 1994, […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Navy competitively awarded a contract to ESCO Marine of Brownsville, Texas, for the towing, dismantling and recycling of conventionally powered aircraft carriers stricken from service, May 8. Under the contract, the company was awarded $0.01 for the dismantling and recycling of the decommissioned aircraft carrier Saratoga (CV 60). The price reflects the net […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Sweden’s Vattenfall has started dismantling the 10MW Yttre Stengrund offshore wind farm after thirteen years of operating in the waters of Kalmar Sound, the company confirmed to Offshore WIND. Yttre Stengrund consisted of five 2MW NEG Micon turbines. Only 50 of such turbines were ever made. The last turbine at Yttre Stengrund stopped turning on 2 November. The four other wind […]

  • 12 September 2006

    Russia will scrap five nuclear submarines decommissioned from the Pacific Fleet by 2010 under a joint project with Japan, a Japanese deputy foreign minister quoted by RIA Novosti said Tuesday. The Victor class vessels will be dismantled under the Star of Hope program for the dismantlement of decommissioned nuclear submarines in Russia

  • 22 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Shipping Corporation of India, biggest state-run shipping company, plans to sell up to 13 old vessels (25 years old) by March to boost its performance, Livemint reports. Arun Kumar Gupta, a director at Shipping Corp.’s technical and offshore division said that company plans to sell 15-17 ships in this fiscal year, out of which they have […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Navy on December 22 awarded a contract for the towing and dismantling of the decommissioned aircraft carrier Ranger (CV 61) to International Shipbreaking, Ltd. Under the contract, the company will be paid USD 0.01, a price that reflects the net price proposed by International Shipbreaking, Inc., which considered the estimated proceeds from the sale […]

  • 28 October 2013

    The U.S. Navy competitively awarded an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract to All Star Metals of Brownsville, Texas, for the towing, dismantling and recycling of conventionally powered aircraft carriers stricken from the Naval Vessel Register, and a $0.01 fixed price delivery order for dismantling and recycling ex-USS Forrestal (AVT 59). This is not a sales contract, it […]

  • 4 February 2014

    The decommissioned U.S. Navy aircraft carrier Forrestal (AVT 59) is scheduled to begin its final voyage today, February 4, weather permitting, when it will depart Philadelphia on its way to a ship dismantling and recycling facility in Brownsville, Texas. The ship will be towed down the Delaware River, along the eastern seaboard, and across the […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Sweden’s Vattenfall has started dismantling the 10MW Yttre Stengrund offshore wind farm after thirteen years of operating in the waters of Kalmar Sound, the company confirmed to Offshore WIND. Yttre Stengrund consisted of five 2MW NEG Micon turbines. Only 50 of such turbines were ever made. The last turbine at Yttre Stengrund stopped turning on 2 November. The four other wind […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Blockbuster, one of the key players in the construction of Maasvlakte 2, will soon commence its “second life.” The Blockbuster was disassembled and shipped to the Caspian Sea to work on the Saipem’s new project. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, February 7, 2013

  • 18 April 2008

    The sister ship of the stranded Riverdance ferry is being inspected by workers to help formulate plans to dismantle the beached vessel. The firm tasked with dismantling the ferry, which is grounded on a Blackpool beach, took over the site on Monday.

  • 28 September 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    Dutch utility Nuon, part of Vattenfall, has started dismantling the four turbines at the 2MW Lely wind farm in the IJsselmeer. The wind farm, located some 800 metres offshore, was built in 1992 and was in service for 22 years. It is the first offshore wind farm operated by Nuon to be dismantled. Lely made the news […]

  • 25 January 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    Vattenfall’s Yttre Stengrund wind farm has disappeared from the horizon in Kalmar Sound, Sweden, the power company said in a statement. Work on dismantling the five wind turbines with a total capacity of 10 megawatt (MW) which made up the Yttre Stengrund wind farm in Kalmar Sound began at the end of November. The job of […]

  • 22 October 2009

    The EU environment ministers have adopted Council conclusions on the Commission Strategy on Ship Recycling. This could lead to a legislative proposal to ensure that ships with a strong link to the EU in terms of flag or ownership are dismantled only in safe and environmentally sound facilities worldwide.

  • 25 November 2019

    Works on the construction of offshore facilities dismantlement area at what will be the Decommissioning Facility at the Energy Park Fife in Methil, Scotland, are set to begin by the end of the year.

  • 7 September 2006

    New Delhi: Almost one in every six workers dismantling old boats at India’s Alang shipyard suffers from asbestos poisoning, experts said in a report. The experts, appointed by India’s Supreme Court to look into conditions at Alang, also found a fatal accident rate six times that of the country’s notoriously unsafe mining industry. International and […]

  • 7 December 2016

    Nuon, part of Vattenfall, has dismantled four offshore wind turbines with a total capacity of 2MW at the Lely offshore wind farm in IJsselmeer, a freshwater lake in the Netherlands. In late September, the company started the decommissioning works by dismantling the turbines, which was done in three parts with rotors and nacelles being taken off first before […]

  • 28 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    Green Marine UK has won a contract to fully decommission Andritz Hammerfest Hydro 1MW tidal turbine located at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC).

  • 11 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects

    AF Gruppen has been awarded a contract by Shell for dismantling and recycling of the Curlew FPSO, which operated in the UK North Sea.

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship has been safely towed to the Port of Genoa where it will be dismantled. The stripped wreck has been towed from the port of Pra’ Voltri following the first stage of the wreck’s dismantling project that saw over 5,700 tons of materials removed from the ship. The material was removed […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The dismantling and recycling of the Costa Concordia cruise ship, one of the most important green ship recycling projects ever carried out in Europe, has been finalized in Genoa, according to the Ship Recycling Consortium. The project was concluded by Italian shipyard San Giorgio del Porto, in partnership with Saipem, less than three years after the […]