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  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Large areas of sea ice still remain in the Northwestern Passage along the Canadian coast. However, based on analysis of satellite images by the Global Ice Center (GIC), ice experts at Japan-based Weathernews predict this should melt away by early September, thus opening the passage for vessels. The Northern Sea Route bordering Russia is now […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Northeastern passage on the Russian side and Northwestern passage along Canada will open in August, making the route fully accessible to commercial shipping traffic approximately one month earlier than last year, Global Ice Center at Weathernews Inc. said in its 2014 predictions for ice concentration in the Artic Sea.   Use of the Northern […]

  • 17 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Finnish shipyard Arctech has said it will finalize Arctic offshore supply vessel Vitus Bering four months ahead of schedule. The vessel will be delivered 18 December. Initially, the vessel was to be delivered in April 2013. The shipyard is building two identical offshore icebreaking supply vessels for Russias largest shipping group Sovcomflot (SCF Group). “The […]

  • 8 December 2014

    This magnificent view was captured on board the container ship Dresden Express, sailing under the flag of Bermuda. The photo was taken on the Thanksgiving day, during her morning arrival at the Port of Tacoma, located in Washington. The ship, 294-meter long with a breadth size of 32 meters, was built in 1991 and has […]

  • 21 July 2011

    India will finally get the first of its three additional stealth frigates being built in Russia by early-2012, followed by aircraft carrier… (timesofindia) [mappress] Source: timesofindia, July 21, 2011;  

  • 22 April 2010

    China Shipping Container Lines Company Limited (CSCL) on Thursday posted a loss of 6.49 billion yuan (950.31 million U.S. dollars) in 2009, down from a net profit of 134.69 million yuan in 2008. Revenues fell to 19.94 billion yuan from 2008’s 35.25 billion yuan, a year-on-year decline of 43.4 percent, said the company in a […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The 600MW Gemini offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea achieved full completion on Friday, April 28, ahead of schedule and under its total budget of EUR 2.8 billion, Northland Power, the wind farm’s majority owner, said.

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    German transportation company Hapag-Lloyd will no longer sell vessels to recycling yards that do not comply with strict environmental regulations and guidelines. The company said on Monday it will no longer sell its old ships on global markets, but will send its ships to specialized docks. With such decision the company takes the lead in […]

  • 19 July 2005

    Exxon Mobil Corp. subsidiary, Esso Exploration Angola (block 15) Ltd. started production of the $3.5-billion Kizomba B project offshore Angola. The project will develop 1 Bbbl from the Kissanje and Dikanza fields in 3,280 ft water depth more than 200 mi offshore.

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DRAGFLOW team is at work for a cutting edge project: design a new and reliable system to detect seals’ damages in submersible pumps. The goal is to reduce maintenance costs and water contamination’s risks. This project is funded by FESR, Regional Development European Fund and is fulfill in collaboration with Heide Pumpen. Submersible pumps are […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Two cruises have been cancelled, as Cunard Line’s Queen Victoria will be heading to her drydocking early amid propulsion problems onboard the ship. Namely, a bearing on one of the ship’s propulsion units needs to be replaced. The multi-million refit will be undertaken by the Blohm + Voss Shipyard in Hamburg, Germany, in January 2015 […]

  • 27 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    NS United Kaiun Kaisha, Ltd. (NSU), announces that its Board of Directors has resolved on December 26, 2012, for early cancellation of time charters agreed between NSU and foreign shipowners (Third Party), resulting in appropriation of extraordinary loss in the 3rd Quarter of Fiscal Year ending March 2013, as follows; 1. Reason for early cancellations […]

  • 16 May 2018
    Operations & Maintenance

    Hurricane Energy has started the offshore installation phase of the Lancaster Early Production System (EPS) development, located on the UKCS Blocks 205/21a, 205/22a and 205/26b. The first operation to be carried out was the installation of the enhanced horizontal Xmas trees on the two existing wells. The ‘Far Superior’ offshore construction vessel landed and secured both […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen Harbor has welcomed the largest ever vessel to the port after the completion of a £5.2 million program to improve access and deepen the Navigation Channel. The improvements – designed to open the harbor to larger vessels and new markets – were completed five weeks ahead of schedule. The two recent visits of the […]

  • 27 January 2014

    Salamander Energy has announced it expects production from the Bualuang oil field in the Gulf of Thailand to resume in early February. Production was stopped after a drifting FPSO damaged the risers at the field. Earlier this month, during bad weather conditions, the Rubicon Vantage FPSO drifted into the exclusion zone designed to protect the production […]

  • 19 November 2012

    Singapore’s Keppel Shipyard has confirmed that its Keppel FELS Brasil yard in Angra dos Reis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil has delivered FPSO Cidade de Sao Paulo 19 days ahead of schedule and with an excellent safety record. FPSO Cidade de Sao Paulo has a production capacity of 120,000 barrels of oil per day (bopd) and […]

  • 1 May 2013

    Rialto Energy Ltd. has entered into an agreement with Vantage Drilling Company regarding payment terms in relation to the early termination of the rig contract regarding the Vantage Sapphire Drilling Rig. Under the terms of the settlement, Rialto will pay Vantage an amount equal to 75 days of operating rate, being US$12.375 million in aggregate. […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has released a new article: Early Contractor Involvement; Improving Complex Maritime Infrastructure Projects. This paper was presented at the PIANC World Congress San Francisco, USA 2014. With the advent of the jumbo dredging fleet and advanced technologies, the ability to execute ever larger and more complex maritime infrastructure projects […]

  • 5 October 2007

    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. is interested in starting ocean cargo service to Jacksonville next spring, several months before its 158-acre container terminal at Dames Point is finished. ‘We’re hoping to get in next spring if possible,’ said Dennis Kelly, regional vice president for TraPac Inc., the Mitsui subsidiary that will operate the terminal.

  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    SENER has attended the last SNAME (Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers in the US) annual meeting from 6th to 8th of November. This time Bellevue was the city for the venue, situated close to Seattle in Washington. During the event, some technical sessions took place as part of the Ship Production Symposium, where […]

  • 14 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    DHT Holdings, an independent crude oil tanker company, has advanced the delivery dates of two very large crude carriers (VLCCs). On March 11, 2014, DHT Holdings entered into an amendment to its shipbuilding contracts for Hull Nos. 2781 and 2783 with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. in South Korea (HHI) related to the construction of […]

  • 23 March 2020

    Energy company innogy plans to make the Final Investment Decision (FID) for the 1.4GW Sofia offshore wind project in early 2021. The FID will be reached once the contract conditions for possible supplier companies are established, innogy said. Onshore construction on the project is also expected to start in 2021, with offshore construction scheduled to […]