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  • 28 April 2017
    Vessels

    Norway-based floating LNG giant Höegh LNG took delivery of its seventh floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) from Hyundai Heavy Industries.

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    MOL Quasar, featuring over 13,000 teu capacity, stops at DCT Gdansk’s deepwater container terminal in Poland. This is the second ship of the G6 Alliance to call at the terminal within the new service of the alliance. Port of Gdansk handled its first G6 Alliance-affiliated container ship – Hapag Lloyd’s 13,167 TEU Hong Kong Express – on […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    MOL Quasar, featuring over 13,000 teu capacity, stops at DCT Gdansk’s deepwater container terminal in Poland. This is the second ship of the G6 Alliance to call at the terminal within the new service of the alliance. Port of Gdansk handled its first G6 Alliance-affiliated container ship – Hapag Lloyd’s 13,167 TEU Hong Kong Express – on […]

  • 8 August 2016

    For the second 2016 edition of the Offshore WIND Magazine, we spoke to Blair Ainslie, CEO of Seajacks, on the company’s past and future projects, as well as the industry in general. Seajacks made its first dive into the offshore wind industry in 2009, when its jack-up vessel Seajacks Leviathan carried out the installation of Siemens’ 3.6MW turbines […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Floating energy solutions provider Höegh LNG took delivery of its latest newbuilding, the 170,000 cbm Höegh Giant, on April 27, the company informed via social media. Featuring a length of 294 meters and a width of 46 meters, the floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) was constructed by the South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries. The FSRU is […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    A coalition of government, non-profit and marine industry groups have announced the launch of a new trial incentive program to slow ships down in the Santa Barbara Channel in an effort to reduce air pollution and increase protection of endangered whales. Six global shipping companies, Maersk Line, COSCO, Hapag Lloyd, K Line, Matson, and United […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Höegh Giant commenced today its time charter contract with Gas Natural SDG, SA.

  • 27 September 2006

    An interesting event took place off Monaco last Sunday morning when owners of two of the world’s largest sailing yachts went head to head in their own match race. With Joseph Vittoria and Tom Perkins at the helms of Mirabella V and Maltese Falcon respectively, the yachts converged in 10-15 kts of breeze and sailed […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Maersk Drilling has completed the sale of its jack-up rig Giant – formerly named Mærsk Giant – to the LOTOS Petrobaltic Group.

  • 9 November 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Danish offshore driller Maersk Drilling has said it has entered into an agreement to sell the jack-up rig Mærsk Giant to an Australasian-based independent O&G operator. 

  • 16 February 2015

    Norwegian owner of offshore support vessels, Siem Offshore, has secured a contract for one of its Platform Supply Vessels. The contract with Brazil’s state-run oil company Petrobras is for the ‘Siem Giant’ vessel. The charter will begin in September 2015, and is for a firm period of one year. Petrobras has an option to extend the charter […]

  • 1 October 2012

    A few months ago Spanish energy giant Iberdrola was crowned the world’s largest wind energy developer with an operating portfolio of more than 14,000MW. The promotion of offshore wind energy is a key platform for Iberdrola’s future growth plans. Iberdrola’s Offshore Business Division, based in Scotland with offices in London, Berlin and Paris, is busy […]

  • 11 July 2018

    “It’s coming home!” To Germany. Not football, obviously, as die Mannschaft dropped out earlier this month in the group stages of the World Cup.

  • 20 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    ALE and Giant Taiwan have undertaken a joint venture to provide the onshore handling, transportation and storage of wind turbine foundations for phase 2 of Taiwan’s Formosa 1 wind farm project. This phase is seeing 20 additional turbines installed 6km off Miaoli County in the Taiwan Strait. ALE – Giant’s key phases of this project […]

  • 22 December 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Wärtsilä has agreed to retrofit the energy storage solution on board the North Sea Giant subsea construction vessel. The vessel will be fitted with an energy storage system that reduces the vessel’s energy consumption, operating costs and exhaust emissions. The retrofit energy storage system improves the operational efficiency and environmental footprint of the North Sea […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Danish drilling contractor Maersk Drilling has been awarded a new contract for the jack-up rig Mærsk Giant with its compatriot firm DONG Energy. The firm contract covers 150 days of work on the Nini and Siri field in the Danish part of the North Sea. The estimated contract value is $6 million. The contract is […]

  • 4 April 2006

    A welded aluminium hull, compared to fibreglass for example, will yield a more durable craft that will be easy to customise to requirements. This can be done simply and quickly. It also applies to repairs and retrofits to meet changing operation requirements.

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Taming a giant is not an easy task, especially if the giant is a huge steel structure. Maersk’s containerships fall just within the steel giant category. It takes extremely tough ropes to hold them down.   [mappress] World Maritime News Staff, September 09, 2014; Image credit: Maersk Follow @worldmaritimene

  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Canal de Panamá has just released this amazing video which shows the backhoe dredger Alberto Aleman Zubieta during its deepening work on the Panama Canal Expansion Project. Royal IHC delivered the giant to Autoridad del Canal de Panama (ACP) in 2013. The vessel is equipped with three spud hoist winches, one spud carrier winch, seven auxiliary […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Hapag-Lloyd’s vessel Colombo Express collided on Monday morning, September 29th with containership Maersk Tanjong while entering the Suez Canal at Port Said. “According to preliminary findings, there are no injuries and no damage has been done to the environment. Both vessels were able to continue on. The exact course of events is currently being investigated,” Hapag-Lloyd said in […]

  • 13 April 2015

    Do you know which are world’s biggest ships? This infographic shows you 6 largest ships in the world, dominating their respective classes, ranging from container shipping to the cruise industry. Take a look at the infographic and try comparing their sizes with the sizes of the famous buildings to get a better perception of how […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    ZIM’s Special cargo team handled a unique shipment of a 100-ton, 92-foot (28-meter) long yacht, shipped on board C/V ZIM Ontario from Asia to the Port of Savannah. The new barge crane, the Savannah Giant, was used for the first time during the discharge operation in Sept.23. “The Savannah Giant is a valuable addition to […]