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  • 22 August 2011

    The government is working on a plan to develop coastal shipping into a vibrant economic activity in the State, Minister for Ports K. Babu… (The Hindu) [mappress] Source: The Hindu, August 22, 2011;

  • 30 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Arctic has large oil and gas resources and operations in this sensitive and harsh area will require efficient oil-spill preparedness solutions. “The acquisition of Norwegian Petro Services (NPS) in Norway and its recognised expertise will play an important role in our activities in this field,” says Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, DNV’s COO of the Norway, Russia […]

  • 2 December 2014

    Floating LNG will be a major topic at AOG.

  • 16 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford – the company that provided site supervision on some of the world’s largest dredging projects, including DP World’s London Gateway Port development project and the Ichthys, Gladstone and Wheatstone LNG projects in Australia – today released an interesting article on dredging optimization. “Since dredging often represents a significant portion of the opex and capex costs associated with maritime infrastructure, dredging optimization […]

  • 16 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    DONG Energy has sold its 50 per cent stake in Nordkraft Vind to Nordkraft Produksjon for NOK 145 million (DKK 138 million). The size of DONG Energy’s portfolio of wind projects in Norway is found no longer to warrant a continued strategic focus on expansion of the Norwegian market. Nordkraft Vind operates the Nygårdsfjellet 1 […]

  • 24 April 2015

    EU climate and energy commissioner Arias Cañete said Europe needs to get back on the map when it comes to LNG.

  • 23 May 2019

    Geo Plus’ survey and ROV support vessel Geo Focus has completed its activities on the Norther offshore wind farm in Belgium. The vessel acted as the main survey vessel during the full installation phase of the 370MW project on a long-term charter with Van Oord. Van Oord is the project’s main contractor responsible for cable installation and […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    One of the fundamental principles of safety management is that all incidents and accidents are preventable. Therefore, it is important to ensure that if there is an accident or incident the causes are thoroughly investigated and measures are taken to prevent recurrence. With its new course “Accident Investigation in Shipping – Analysis and Root Cause” […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Denmark wants to keep international focus on piracy. Therefore, Denmark showed the film “A Hijacking” last night at an event in connection with the current session of the IMO Maritime Safety Committee (MSC 92). The Danish drama “A Hijacking” gives a picture of a hijacking and the human consequences hereof. The film was shown to […]

  • 3 January 2008

    German container ship which ran aground in the Dover Strait, off the coast of Kent, has resumed its journey to the Suez Canal and Malaysia. The 90,465-tonne LT Cortesia was declared seaworthy after surveyors from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) spent the day on the vessel.

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Increased focus on ship safety is DNV’s main priority when identifying critical issues in shipping. An extended focus on risk-based rules, safety barriers and identifying high-risk areas are means to enhance safer shipping. “Together with GL, we will have the power to take the lead in heading for these targets,” says Tor Svensen, Chief Operating […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dana Petroleum, a UK-based oil and gas exploration and production company, yesterday reported a drop in its 2013 production, when compared to the 2012 levels.

  • 16 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Danish shipping company Dampskibsselskabet NORDEN A/S (Norden) has sold four Handysize dry cargo vessels, as part of the strategy Focus & Simplicity through which the company is focusing its ownership in the dry cargo segment on the medium-sized vessel types Supramax and Panamax. NORDEN’s latest sale agreement is related to vessels ranging from 32,282 dwt to 32,353 dwt, all of which […]

  • 7 January 2014

    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) of Japan plans to invest in LNG tanker and offshore businesses as part of its growth strategy for 2014, the company’s President Koichi Muto said in his annual message to staff on Monday. “The key priority for MOL in 2014 will be to define the key points of its growth strategy-the […]

  • 24 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    At the 110th session of the IMO Council, the 2014-2015 budget was subject to intensive debate. A crucial issue was the prioritisation and effectivisation of the IMO tasks, including the restructuring of the Sub-Committees. The IMO Council intensively debated Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu’s proposal for the 2014-2015 budget. There was general support of the initiatives launched […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Central Industry Group N.V. (CIG) announced the strategical repositioning of the company as an innovation-driven, technologically advanced conglomerate operating in various areas of steel-constructional design, engineering and production, with shipbuilding as a core activity. CIG’s success has been the result of synergy between the separate group members. While operating independently in their own product market […]

  • 24 April 2015

    EU climate and energy commissioner Arias Cañete said Europe needs to get back on the map when it comes to LNG.

  • 23 December 2009

    The International Committee on Seafarers Welfare (ICSW) on December 21 that 2010 would see a renewed focus on seafarers welfare and quality employment standards. ICSW will be undertaking a series of major new projects based on the impetus provided by the IMO-designated “Year of the Seafarer” and the anticipated increase in ratifications of the ILO […]

  • 12 April 2013

    Lindenau will carry on their proud tradition of shipbuilding and repairs under their well-known name, since it stands for long-time experience and skills in German shipbuilding and many remarkable newbuildings. But with the new investor, the core business of the third shipyard of the Privinvest Group in Germany is changing. From now on, Lindenau will […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DutchWorkboats, an Amsterdam based manufacturer of workboats, has introduced Bob Scheiberlich, their new field and sales expert. “Before Bob came along, we had a hunch, but not a clue how to connect best to the specific breed of dredging clients. With Bob, we have already seen proof that DWB and dredging are a great match,” DutchWorkboats said. “As […]

  • 28 July 2006

    With the help of infrared cameras and advanced electronics, the gas processing plant at K

  • 23 May 2019

    Geo Plus’ survey and ROV support vessel Geo Focus has completed its activities on the Norther offshore wind farm in Belgium. The vessel acted as the main survey vessel during the full installation phase of the 370MW project on a long-term charter with Van Oord. Van Oord is the project’s main contractor responsible for cable installation and […]