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  • 6 June 2013

    On 3 May 2013, IHC Merwede successfully launched and named the offshore pipelaying vessel Seven Waves for the offshore construction and service contractor Subsea 7. The ceremony was held in Krimpen aan den IJssel, the Netherlands, where the vessel was named by its godmother Lucia Andrade, vice president Projects & Operations of Subsea 7. The […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The new vessel will enhance and strengthen the capabilities of the Titan survey fleet increasing the number of operating coastal vessels to five. The new launched and tested Titan Discovery is a 13m long GRP laminates catamaran designed and built by Alicat of Great Yarmouth. It is MCA coded to carry up to 12 passengers. […]

  • 13 April 2012

    On Friday 16 March 2012 the MS Abis Cuxhaven was christened by Nienke Huisinga, daughter of Hans Huisinga, co-shareholder of Abis Shipping Company B.V., who felt very honoured to be part of this time long maritime tradition. The Abis Cuxhaven is the eleventh vessel to be added to the shipping company’s fleet, which resides in […]

  • 18 May 2007

    Only one number really matters to the four semi finalists at the Louis Vuitton Cup – the number 5. That’s how many wins a team needs to advance to the Final. Today, both pairings sit on a 2-1 scoreline, meaning there are at least three race days left. Judging by the close racing to this […]

  • 11 January 2007

    Statoil will take on a record 134 apprentices at onshore facilities, platforms and office locations in Norway in 2007. Last year the figure was 119. “In 2007 we’re taking on a record number, despite the fact that this year, we will not have cook or security apprentices,” says Else Sørstrønen Amundsen, training coordinator for the […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Solstad Offshore ASA (SOFF) has taken delivery of a state-of-the-art construction service vessel (CSV) ‘Normand Reach’ from Vard, Aukra (Norway). Normand Reach is 121 meters long, 23 meters wide and has a working deck of approximately 1,300 square meters. The vessel is equipped with a subsea crane with 250 ton lifting capacity. The vessel has […]

  • 29 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Havyard Group has seen its loss widen in the fourth quarter 2015 as the revenues more than halved due to slashed utilization in all of its business areas. The Norwegian vessel designer and builder has booked loss of NOK 81.8 million for the quarter, compared to loss of NOK 13.3 million in the corresponding period in […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Norwegian vessel owner Eidesvik Offshore has posted quarterly loss of NOK 51 million (approximately $28 million) or NOK 1.14 per share, against profit of NOK 135 million (approximately $65 million) or NOK 4.49 per share for the quarter that ended on March 31, 2017. In the first-quarter 2018, Eidesvik generated revenues of NOK 101 million. […]

  • 18 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Nautilus, an international trades union and professional association representing seafarers and allied workers in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Switzerland, has voiced concern over new government statistics showing a fresh slump in the number of UK seafarers. The Department for Transport report reveals that the total number of UK officers and ratings dropped by 10% […]

  • 26 March 2015

    Spanish LNG operator Enagás said it has offloaded 115 tankers of the chilled gas (equivalent to 104 TWh) at its terminals in 2014. Enagás said it conducted 37 tanker loading operations (34 TWh) for export purposes, an increase of 85% as compared with 2013. As per LNG trucking operations, more than 21,600 tanks of LNG were […]

  • 9 June 2017

    Cruise ships take passengers across seas and even between continents, but have you ever stopped to think about how they are prepared for such a journey? How much food does a cruise ship need to carry? How fast does it travel? How long does it take to build a cruise ship? Modern cruise ships are […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Business & Finance

      A record-breaking number of 365 ships were sent for breaking by European shipowners to the beaches of South Asia in 2012, according to a list released, Feb. 5th, by the NGO Shipbreaking Platform. This number represents a 75% increase from 2011, when 210 EU-owned ships were sent for breaking in India, Bangladesh and Pakistan. […]

  • 2 July 2009

    Londonderry may have led the way in attracting cruise ships to Northern Ireland, but Belfast has left the city trailing in its wake. Derry City Council has confirmed only seven cruise ships will visit the city this year, compared to 39 in Belfast. Clare Lundy, from Derry City Council said the city cannot accommodate the […]

  • 8 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Consistent low-priced natural gas in North America has motivated dozens of marine fleets to consider fueling with LNG. A recent survey by Zeus Development Corporation has identified 42 vessels under development or evaluation. “LNG in North America is leapfrogging past Europe into the next technological generation,” noted Zeus Development Corporation LNG fuel analyst Siyu Chen. […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers has welcomed 200 new members at the annual meeting of its Controlling Council, held this year in Vancouver, Canada. In being formally elected to membership of the ICS, one of shipping’s oldest professional bodies, the candidates join an organisation of 25 branches, 18 teaching centres and 4,000 individuals which supports […]

  • 18 July 2014

    Throughput at the Port of Rotterdam saw a small decrease of 0.2% in the first quarter of 2014, but was slightly positive in the second quarter, causing throughput in the first half of the year to increase by 0.6%.   A further recovery of the European economy is expected for the second half of the […]

  • 12 July 2010

    China took number one position in new order volumes for the first half of 2010, according to statistics from the Korea Shipbuilders Association (KOSHIPA) and Clarkson Research Services. China inked new ship orders totaling 5.02 million gross tonnes, or 41 percent of the global total.

  • 8 November 2007

    A record number of cruise ships are due to arrive in Guernsey next year. One hundred and four vessels have already booked to visit the Bailiwick during 2008 and the first arrival is scheduled for March.

  • 26 March 2015

    Spanish LNG operator Enagás said it has offloaded 115 tankers of the chilled gas (equivalent to 104 TWh) at its terminals in 2014. Enagás said it conducted 37 tanker loading operations (34 TWh) for export purposes, an increase of 85% as compared with 2013. As per LNG trucking operations, more than 21,600 tanks of LNG were […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following its strongest performance to date in its 16-year history, Seawork International, the commercial marine exhibition and conference, will encompass more stands, more facilities and more opportunities than ever before, when it opens for its three -­ day run on Tuesday 10 June, 2014. With year-on-­year reservations showing positive growth, exhibition organisers Mercator Media, have […]

  • 30 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    In July, Petrobras had an average oil and natural gas production, in Brazil and abroad, of 2,554,263 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boed). The output from Brazilian fields averaged 2,314,871 boed. Total production was 1.12% lower than the previous month. The output from fields located abroad averaged 239,392 boed, a 2.13% decline from June. […]

  • 20 January 2016

    UK-based BG Group said on Wednesday it delivered 282 cargoes of liquefied natural gas last year, a rise of 58 percent as compared to 178 cargoes delivered in 2014. In total, BG shipped 17.9 million tonnes of LNG to its customers in 2015, as compared to 11 million tonnes of chilled gas the company delivered a […]