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  • 25 August 2016

    Very soon, postmen will be carrying the 2016 summer edition of the Offshore WIND Magazine in their bags. This is the same edition that will be distributed at the WindEnergy Hamburg exhibition next month.  But that is not the only thing that makes this edition interesting. DONG Energy broke the pattern when they tendered the lowest […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Trelleborg has, through its business area Trelleborg Offshore & Construction, been awarded a contract to supply drill riser buoyancy modules (DRBMs) to one of the major leading drilling companies in the world. The order is the largest to date for the offshore operation of Trelleborg and is in the range of USD 50-60 M depending […]

  • 27 March 2014

    On March 20, 2014, Excelerate Energy celebrated the naming ceremony for its newest floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) “Experience” at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering’s (DSME) Okpo Shipyard, Korea. The Experience, constructed to provide long-term service for Brazil’s Petrobras, is the largest and most capable FSRU in the world with a storage capacity of […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Project & Tenders

    Dogger Bank Wind Farms, which is developing what will become the world’s largest offshore wind farm when built, has unveiled GE Renewable Energy as its preferred turbine supplier. Under the new deal, GE Renewable Energy will supply Dogger Bank with the Haliade-X turbine, bringing the world’s most powerful wind turbine to the world’s largest wind […]

  • 13 June 2013

    South Korea’s shipyard, Samsung Heavy Industries has announced its Nigerian subsidiary has secured an order to build a Floating Production Storage and Offloading Vessel for Total Upstream Petroleum Nigeria  Limited. The value of the order is approximately $3.0 billion, which will make the vessel the most expensive FPSO ever. Also, according to, the vessel will, […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The first vessel of the Triple-E series, owned by Maersk Line, was named on Friday, June 14, in a ceremony at the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) shipyard in Okpo, South Korea. Ane Mærsk Mc-Kinney Uggla, who is the chairman of the Moller Foundation, had the honour of naming the first vessel. Watch a […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Braemar Engineering, the well-known marine and LNG technical consultancy arm of the Braemar Shipping Services PLC group, announced it has been appointed as Owner’s Engineers for United LNG, LP in the world’s largest floating LNG production project. The project, situated offshore near Venice, Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico, will be the world’s largest floating […]

  • 15 February 2013

    The Dockwise Vanguard, the world’s largest semisubmersible Heavy Transport Vessel (HTV) to date, safely completed its first ever float-on operation earlier this week. The vessel, loaded with the World’s largest semisubmersible offshore platform hull, the Jack/St. Malo, is now on her maiden voyage carrying the near 56,000 metric ton hull on her deck. The Dockwise […]

  • 4 March 2014

    In March 2013, module 57 (of 80) was delivered to BG’s QCLNG terminal on Curtis Island. Propane Chiller 101JA is the largest module constructed for the LNG project, measuring 44 metres long, 31 metres wide, 29 metres high and weighing in at 2,500 tonnes. The QCLNG plant is on schedule to be the world’s first […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Samsung Heavy Industries’ Nigerian subsidiary announces the award of a new order to build an FPSO vessel worth around $3 billion. The FPSO, being built for an unnamed customer, will become the largest vessel of its kind in the world, and is expected to begin production in 2017. The vessel will be 330 metres (1,082 […]

  • 20 November 2012

    Tema, Ghana’s largest port, has made global headlines recently over the “crippling disruptions” caused by an impounded Argentinean military ship blocking a busy berth. The obstruction has come at an inopportune time for Tema, where activity should be ramping up to the peak pre-Christmas period. It also highlights the importance of ongoing efforts to enhance […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Kongsberg has won a bid to deliver “Full Picture” solutions to highly advanced and environmentally friendly container ships. The contract has a value of more than NOK 150 million (approx. USD 24.3 million) with an option of  seven additional ships.  In strong international competition Kongsberg Maritime has secured contracts to deliver fully integrated navigation and […]

  • 20 December 2013

    After 14 months of construction, the Shell Prelude FLNG project continues to create history. Measuring nearly half a kilometre in length and weighing over 200,000 tonnes, the facility’s enormous hull is ready to take to the water for the first time. Join the team in Goeje, South Korea, as it prepares to launch the largest […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    CMA CGM, the world’s third largest container shipping Group and France’s leading, has announced that passengers cabins are now available on board the CMA CGM MARCO POLO, the world’s largest containership of 16 020 TEUs. This giant of the seas which has exceptional dimensions (longer than 396m) is the equivalent of 4 football pitches and […]

  • 19 August 2014

    Total and Samsung Heavy Industries awarded the deoxygenation system contract for the world’s largest Floating Production Storage Offloading (FPSO) to Minox Technology.   The FPSO is to be operated by Total at the Egina oil field, in the Gulf of Guinea, offshore Nigeria. A Letter of Award (LOA) was signed on July 17th with an […]

  • 30 December 2009

    A 2,000-ton patrol ship built by Taiwan’s largest private shipbuilder under a consignment contract with the Cabinet-level Coast Guard Administration (CGA) was launched from a shipyard in Kaohsiung Harbor yesterday. The ship, christened The Tainan, is the largest patrol ship the CGA has ever ordered.

  • 26 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    EMO (HES Beheer economic interest 36.6%) today welcomed the “Vale Italia”, a “Very Large Ore Carrier” on her terminal, at Rotterdam’s Maasvlakte. This magnificent new vessel carries 380,000 tonnes of iron ore for the German steel industry. EMO will unload the “Vale Italia” in approximately 4 days using two 85-tonne grab unloaders. At 362 metres […]

  • 6 February 2012

    The latest superyacht to make the World’s Top 100 list was launched on January 29th by Oceanco in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Australian-based Sam Sorgiovanni Designs is credited with exterior styling and interior design of the yard-coded Y707. Boasting a length of 88.5m and a beam of 14.2m, Y707 is a yacht of harmonious proportions and […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The new backhoe dredger Magnor, currently being built for Boskalis by Ravestein, will be the largest and most efficient backhoe dredger in the world. Two large deck cranes are fitted for work on- and changing of the equipment (boom, stick and bucket) of the excavator. The vessel includes all the necessary equipment such as a large […]

  • 3 September 2014

    The largest gas storage facility in the Middle East is expected to be inaugurated in Iran soon. According to the report of the public relations of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC), Shourijeh gas facility, which can supply 20 million cubic meters of gas per day (MMcm/d) in winter, is to be launched in northeastern […]

  • 30 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Damen Shiprepair Brest (France) returned the Ultra Large Crude Carrier (ULCC) “TI Europe”, presently the largest vessel in the world, to its owners EURONAV (Belgium) after successfully completing a full technical survey and service. Jos Goris, Managing Director of Damen Shiprepair Brest, says: “We were very pleased with this order from a prestigious company like […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    The Danish davit manufacturer Xervo will provide its top-quality lifeboats, Boat-In-A-Box, to several Maersk Drilling projects.