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  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Subsea robotic firm, Aleron Subsea, established in 2010 by Mike Bisset, is a specialist ROV refurbishment, upgrade, sales and rental company with currently 8 work class ROV systems. Aleron started in Singapore when, according to Gary McConnell, Global Business Development Manager, its directors saw a gap in the market for a company that was to […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    WeSubsea, a subsea service company located in Norway and UK, has reported a very busy 2016, filled with lots of activities and accomplishments. Enough reasons for Dredging Today to catch up with Mr. Jason Wilson, UK WeSubsea Managing Director, to review the business highlights from 2016 and discuss the impact they project for 2017. DT: Let’s […]

  • 25 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    While floating wind developers usually look for low wave energy sites, Floating Power Plant’s device is meant to generate wind power in areas with medium to high wave energy, as the company’s hybrid technology aims to harness energy from both sources.

  • 27 July 2017

    What clarifies gradual or slow adoption of new technology within an industry? Could it be that the industry has become too set in their ways? Or maybe too weary of what new technology might entail? Marnix Boorsma, interim CEO of Airborne Oil & Gas offers his insights to the development and adoption of the company’s […]

  • 17 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    One of the partners of Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG) Mr. Jelle Prins has provided invaluable insight into Piedroba’s business plans in the following interview with Dredging Today. What can you tell us about Piedroba Consulting Group? Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG) is a Miami based marine infrastructure consultancy firm with an emphasis on dredging operations in the […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Preparations for the II International Forum of Dredging Companies which will be organized by the “PortNews” Media-Group and held in Moscow, Russia on February 19th 2015, are in full swing. With less than three moths left to the event, Dredging Today took the opportunity to talk with PortNews Media Group General Director, Ms Elena Snitko about […]

  • 13 February 2008

    The environment group Sea Shepherd’s ship, the Steve Irwin, is to resume its anti-whaling campaign in the Southern Ocean free of legal action by Australia. Despite Japanese Government calls to act against the hardline environmentalists, the Australian Federal Police is yet to formally interview any Sea Shepherd crew who spent two weeks in port.

  • 20 July 2010

    In an interview with the Financial Times CEO of Hanjin Shipping, Kim Young Min, has stated the company’s intention to make an assault on the dominance which rivals such as Maersk, CMA CGM and Hamburg Sud have in the West African and South American cargo markets. The Hanjin boss was speaking after the inauguration of […]

  • 20 August 2006

    THE town of Balamban is expected to grow further next year with the expansion of a large ship manufacturing company located in the municipality. In an interview, Aboitiz and Co. president and chief executive officer Jon Ramon Aboitiz said Tsuneishi Heavy Industries Inc. (THII) would invest some $100 million for the expansion of its shipbuilding […]

  • 10 February 2010

    Essar Shipping Ports & Logistics Ltd. is looking to develop and operate new ports in India and other countries as it expects the segment to contribute the largest share to its revenue by 2014, a senior company executive said. “We are looking at various places, including the U.S. and Canada,” Director V. Ashok told Dow […]

  • 17 August 2017

    While there is a downturn in the oil and gas market, Boskalis – which serves the offshore energy sector – can count on its flexibility, as it can tap into offshore wind with its large range of vessels and skilled personnel, according to Pieter Wijnmaalen, Commercial Manager at VBMS, Boskalis’ daughter company working in the offshore wind market. 

  • 4 April 2015
    Exploration & Production

    A story about a fire outbreak on an offshore oil platform in Mexico was by far the most read article this past week on Offshore Energy Today.

  • 30 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    As the offshore industry moves toward further expansion and building-up of its capacities there is an ever-growing need for resourceful and reliant steel partners in the market who can provide custom-made steel piping products and services. In order to find out more about the on-going projects and their implementation, we spoke with Barry van Manen, […]

  • 15 March 2010

    China Cosco Holdings Co., the nation’s largest container-ship operator, expects to win its targeted rate increase in new contracts as world trade rebounds and shipping lines curb capacity. “I’m full of confidence” about on-going annual contract negotiations, President Zhang Liang said in a March 12 interview in Beijing.

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    There is no doubt about even bigger offshore wind turbines than we have today hitting the market over the next several years, according to Bent Christensen, Senior Vice President at Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy.

  • 16 November 2017
    Research & Development, Technology

    Providing offshore wind developers with the best modelling data possible in the early stages of project development translates into significant cost reductions, according to Dr. Thor Ugelvig Petersen, Head of Department Ports & Offshore Technology at DHI Group.

  • 19 March 2017

    LNG carrier attacked in Gulf of Guinea LNG carrier La Mancha Knutsen came under pirate attack in the Gulf of Guinea, off Nigeria’s Port Harcourt. Qatargas, PGNiG ink new LNG deal Qatargas, the world’s largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) producer, signed a new supply deal with Polish Oil and Gas Company. Interview: European LNG terminal […]

  • 2 September 2010

    National Marine Dredging Co., the United Arab Emirates-based company that deepens waterways, is pursuing opportunities abroad to fuel growth amid increasing competition at home, its chief financial officer said. “We are focusing outside Abu Dhabi in Qatar” where the company is in “advanced stages of discussions,” for new contracts, Gautam Pradhan said in an interview […]

  • 15 December 2009

    Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri SpA’s recent commission to build a 3,700 passenger cruise ship is an “important sign” that recovery could emerge in 2010, said Fincantieri Chief Executive Giuseppe Bono in an interview. Shipbuilders across Europe–already struggling to compete with rival builders in China and Asia–are struggling with layoffs and flat balance sheets as orders dry […]

  • 25 August 2017

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) in early August published its final programmatic environmental impact statement (EIS), evaluating the environmental impacts of geological & geophysical surveys on marine mammals in the Gulf of Mexico region. According to the bureau, the EIS establishes a framework for BOEM to guide subsequent National Environmental Policy Act […]

  • 11 October 2017

    Digitalization in the oil and gas industry was one of the most interesting topics on Wednesday during the Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference. While people tend to think that fossil fuel companies have a lot of catching up to do, it’s worth mentioning that digitalization and technological advancements have been with the industry for years, […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Storage, Technology

    During the development of its new Offshore Transformer Module (OTM), Siemens team “threw away the rulebook” and got the weight down, because stripping the weight means stripping the costs. It removes the need for specialised heavy-lift vessels and allows using vessels already deployed on the field to install turbine foundations.