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  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    California-based Port of Oakland reported an 8.5% decline in operating income during Fiscal Year 2015 compared to the previous year despite reaching an all-time high operating revenue for the year ended June 30. The port reported USD 336.6 million in revenue for the FY 2015, up 4.2 percent from the previous year. However the increase in operating […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam handled 3% less cargo in the first six months of 2016 compared to ”the exceptionally good first half of 2015,” with the dry bulk segment being the leading under-performer for the period year-on-year.  Europe’s busiest port handled 9.9% less dry bulk cargo in the first half of 2016 than in the same […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Statoil, the operator for the Johan Sverdrup development, has presented an updated capex estimate, for the first phase of the development, showing reduced capital expenditures as a result of positive market response in contracts and purchase orders. In the Plan for Development and Operations (PDO), which was submitted to the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy (MPE) on […]

  • 21 May 2010

    US officials have given BP 24 hours to adopt a less toxic dispersant to break up the Gulf of Mexico oil slick amid concerns about spewing… [mappress] Source: adelaidenow, May 21, 2010;

  • 25 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    New wind installations for 2010 came in at about one-half of the capacity added in the previous year. This surprised no one, as the industry… By Bill Opalka (renewablesbiz) [mappress] Source: renewablesbiz, January 25, 2011

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Marshall Islands-based Hunter Maritime Acquisition has reduced the purchase price of five Capesize dry bulk carriers, being bought from Germany’s Oskar Wehr, by around USD 6 million. The company informed that it will be paying USD 133.5 million for the quintet, slightly lower from the initially agreed price of USD 139.4 million. The vessels in question are MV […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    European shipowners (ECSA) and the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) have called for easing the administrative burden that seafarers and ship operators are now facing. “Crews and companies face a worse situation today than before. Rather than having a single European window, diverging national solutions were developed and even at Member States’ level there is […]

  • 2 March 2018

    Liquefied natural gas (LNG) use by Japan’s power companies declined by 6.5 percent in November, as compared to the same month a year ago, the preliminary data from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry shows. The power companies consumed 4.27 million tonnes of LNG in November as compared to 4.56 million tonnes in the […]

  • 27 September 2017

    Liquefied natural gas (LNG) use by Japan’s power companies decreased 13.6 percent in June year-on-year, the preliminary data from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry shows. The power companies consumed 3.72 million mt of LNG in June as compared to 4.30 million mt in the same month last year. When compared to the month […]

  • 13 April 2016

    LNG use by Japan’s ten independent regional electric power companies dropped by 3.9 percent in March, as compared to the same month a year ago.  The power utilities consumed 4.43 million mt of LNG in March,  according to the data from the Federation of Electric Power Companies of Japan (FEPC). March purchases by the ten […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Malaysia International Shipping Corporation Berhad (MISC Berhad) has seen its group profit for the fourth quarter of 2016 plunge by 33 percent mainly due to lower operating profit from LNG, petroleum and heavy engineering business segments. The company’s net profit for the quarter ended December 31 stood at MYR 499,742, down from MYR 752,389 seen in […]

  • 17 October 2007

    Just two weeks to go before the first container ship will arrive at the Prince Rupert Fairview Intermodal Container Terminal.

  • 25 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    GE Renewable Energy marked an 11 percent decrease in profit for the three months ended June 30, 2016,  compared to the same period a year earlier, despite significant improvements in revenue. The profit for the second quarter stood at USD 128 million, as opposed to USD 144 million recorded in the second quarter of 2015. GE […]

  • 3 February 2017

    Liquefied natural gas (LNG) use by Japan’s power companies dropped 7.6  percent in October when compared to the previous month. The power companies consumed 4.12 million mt of LNG in October, as compared to 4.45 million mt in September, the preliminary data from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry showed. October purchases by the ten […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The keel laying ceremony for the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Lesse was held today in Bulgaria, Royal IHC said in their latest announcement.  The event for the 2,300m³ vessel took place at IHC’s partner shipyard MTG Dolphin in Varna. According to Maarten Nieuwdorp – Project Manager of Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging placed […]

  • 14 April 2015

    The historical development of the efficiency of new ships shows that the fuel efficiency of newbuilds has actually deteriorated since 1990 by 10% on average, a study commissioned by Seas At Risk and Transport & Environment (T&E) reveals. The study finds that bulk carriers, tankers, and container ships built in 2013 were on average 12, 8 and […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The President of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, has named Carlos Alberto Treviño Medina as the new CEO of the state-owned oil company Pemex. 

  • 29 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 23-29, 2017).   Steel Cutting Ceremony of TSHD LESSE Royal IHC has held a steel cutting ceremony for the 2,300m³ Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger LESSE.   Uig Harbor Scheme Includes Land Reclamation Following the decision by Transport Scotland, CMAL and CalMac, […]

  • 8 July 2011

    Unsuspecting holidaymakers are risking serious injury or worse when travelling by boat near the mouth of the Myall River, locals have warned…   (theherald) [mappress] Source: theherald, July 8, 2011;

  • 28 September 2018
    Rules & Regulation

    Wood Mackenzie estimates that scrubbers will be installed on less than 1 pct of the bulker fleet in 2020.

  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The naming ceremony for vessel LESSE, a custom-built 2,300m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), took place yesterday (23 May) at Royal IHC’s partner yard MTG Dolphin BV in Varna, Bulgaria. The vessel is the newest addition to the fleet of Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging and is based on the success of IHC-built TSHDs […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Two Andritz Hydro Hammerfest (AHH) tidal turbines have generated more than 100MWh of clean energy to the UK grid in less than one week after their redeployment at MeyGen site.