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  • 12 January 2021
    Environment, Infrastructure, Transition, Vessels

    French shipping company Brittany Ferries has unveiled the name of its newest LNG-powered E-Flexer ferry.

  • 6 January 2021
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Collaboration, Market outlooks

    Nihon Shipyard Co. Ltd, a joint venture between Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) and Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., was established on January 1, 2021. The capital and business alliance comes on the back of all the necessary regulatory approvals and review processes. The Tokyo-headquartered shipyard will have around 500 of assigned employees from the two […]

  • 24 December 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Russia’s Gazprom Neft said that the country’s first cargo and passenger ship-to-ship LNG-bunkering vessel has been set afloat.

  • 9 November 2020

    Nexans saw its next-generation cable laying vessel the ‘Nexans Aurora’ launched at Ulstein on 8 November 2020. The vessel will be installing subsea cables, including cables connecting offshore wind farms to the grid and interconnectors. The hull arrived at Ulstein Verft on 15 June 2020 for the final outfitting, following its construction at CRIST, Poland. During this […]

  • 20 October 2020
    Certification & Classification, Collaboration, Equipment, Infrastructure, Rules & Regulation, Technology

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has published the new ‘Code of Practice for Offshore Pipeline and Umbilical Installation Systems’. The new Code of Practice includes all equipment required to lay the product safely and effectively in an offshore marine environment. It is applicable to all types of vessels that lay pipelines and umbilicals in […]

  • 21 September 2020

    Louis Dreyfus Armateurs’ (LDA’s) new service operations vessel (SOV), which will be working at Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind farm, was launched on 21 September at Cemre Shipyard in Turkey. The Wind of Hope SOV, ordered in 2018, is expected to arrive at Ørsted’s operations and maintenance (O&M) facility at the port of Grimsby in […]

  • 8 September 2020
    Automation, Environment, Innovation, IT & Software, Research & Development, Vessels, Vision

    The Mayflower Autonomous Ship (MAS), one of the world’s full autonomous ships, will be officially launched on September 16th in Plymouth, UK. The project is led by marine research organization Promare, with IBM as technology partner. Finnish technology company Wärtsilä has joined also joined the global consortium earlier this year. “The trimaran vessel will then spend the next […]

  • 24 August 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    K Line’s new LNG-fuelled car carrier was launched at Tadotsu Shipyard, part of Imabari Shipbuilding Group, on 31 July 2020.

  • 18 August 2020

    SunStone’s new expedition cruise vessel, the Ocean Explorer, has been launched at the China Merchants Heavy Industries (CMHI) shipyard, China, on August 12, 2020. The ship is the fourth unit in the INFINITY class of X-BOW expedition ships, all designed by Ulstein. Ocean Explorer’s sister vessels are Greg Mortimer which was delivered in September 2019, […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    A Taiwan-built crew transfer vessel (CTV) which will operate at the Yunlin offshore wind farm has been completed and launched, according to Deutsche Windtechnik. The CTV, named Prosperous 1 (風盛1號), was ordered by the developer wpd and the service provider Deutsche Windtechnik from Prosperous Wind Shipping, and built by LungTeh shipyard. “The vessel is the […]

  • 29 July 2020

    The hull of Prysmian’s new cable laying vessel (CLV) Leonardo da Vinci is fully completed, including the entire superstructure and the launching ceremony, according to the company’s social media post on 28 July. Leonardo da Vinci, built in Vard’s shipyard in Tulcea in Romania, will now be towed to Vard’s shipyard in Brattvåg in Norway for […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    China Merchants Jinling Shipyard has launched the first LNG-ready chemical tanker for German shipowner GEFO. The Chinese yard previously known as AVIC Dingheng Shipbuilding launched the 7,000 dwt stainless steel tanker Norma on July 2. GEFO ordered two FKAB Marine-designed LNG-ready vessels in 2018. However, the German owner said last year it amended the order […]

  • 17 June 2020

    Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard has launched the second of the two specialized deck carriers ordered by United Wind Logistics (UWL) and chartered out to MHI Vestas. The 10,000 DWT full electric propulsion deck carrier, MV BraveWind, was launched in Zhenjiang, China, on Monday, 15 June. MV BraveWind’s sister vessel, MV BoldWind, was delivered to UWL back […]

  • 3 June 2020
    Business developments & projects, Collaboration, Infrastructure, Outlook & strategy, Vessels

    Sokana, a tanker management company operating in the chemical and product segments, was relaunched on 2 June as a joint venture.

  • 1 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    China’s Keppel Nantong Shipyard has launched a liquefied natural gas bunkering vessel for Singapore’s FueLNG, a joint venture between Keppel Offshore & Marine and Shell Eastern Petroleum. The ship claimed to be Singapore’s first LNG bunkering vessel was moved from land to water on 28 May. According to FueLNG, the construction of the 7,500-cbm LNG […]

  • 29 May 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Advaita, a 22,200 dwt cement carrier under construction at Penglai Zhongbai Jinglu Ship Industry in China was successfully floated out on March 30, 2020, despite numerous constraints related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Collaboration

    Several offshore wind companies and organisations have already become members of the World Forum Offshore Wind’s (WFO’s) Floating Offshore Wind Committee, launched in February 2020. The latest ones to get onboard the committee are Japan’s utility company JERA, French wind energy industry association FEE, and Norwegian company Aker Solutions. The three new members join RWE, […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business developments & projects, Infrastructure, Vessels

    The fifth CLEANBU vessel being built for Klaveness Combination Carriers (KCC), part of Norway’s shipping company Torvald Klaveness, has been launched in China.

  • 21 April 2020
    Authorities & Government, Regulation & policy, Safety

    Norwegian offshore safety watchdog, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has decided to investigate a lifting incident involving a personal injury on Equinor’s Oseberg B platform.

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     Hansel Marine, a Chinese manufacturer of dredgers and dredging equipment, has announced that two units of HS-55 series cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) were successfully launched earlier this month at a dredging site in Egypt. After one month voyage by the general cargo ship, the dredgers arrived at Egypt in early March. The engineers and […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Yard number 864 was successfully launched at shipyard Royal Niestern Sander in Farmsum, the Netherlands, on March 7, 2020. In April 2019, Royal Niestern Sander and Geo Plus BV signed the contract for the construction of the hydrographic research vessel Geo Ranger – yard number 864. “After the start of construction in September 2019, the […]

  • 4 March 2020
    Exploration & Production

    Norwegian offshore safety watchdog has launched an investigation into an incident on February 29, 2020, where the gangway on the Floatel Endurance became disconnected.

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

     The 8.000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ghasha, built for Abu Dhabi’s National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), was successfully launched today at the headquarters of Royal IHC in Kinderdijk. ”A combination of higher maneuverability, power and new innovations makes Ghasha a new benchmark in the dredging industry,” NMDC said in its statement. The new TSHD […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Exploration & Production

    An investigation has been launched into an incident on a Valaris-owned jack-up drilling rig, currently working for Chrysaor in the North Sea, following an incident involving the rig’s crane.

  • 28 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dutch shipowners will now be able to benefit from a newly-inaugurated EUR 250 million fund.