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  • 19 February 2010
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    BWEA (RenewableUK), the UK’s leading trade association, welcomed today’s announcement from US company Clipper Windpower on plans to build the world’s largest turbine blade in Newcastle, for its proprietary 10 megawatt (MW) Britannia wind turbine. Each Britannia turbine will be able to satisfy the annual electricity consumption of over 6500 households. The factory building the […]

  • 19 February 2010
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    BWEA (RenewableUK), the UK’s leading trade association, welcomed today’s announcement from US company Clipper Windpower on plans to build the world’s largest turbine blade in Newcastle, for its proprietary 10 megawatt (MW) Britannia wind turbine. Each Britannia turbine will be able to satisfy the annual electricity consumption of over 6500 households. The factory building the […]

  • 18 February 2010

    The investment arm of trouble UAE conglomerate Dubai World, Istithmar, has reportedly put London-based port and shipping agent Inchcape Shipping Service (ISS) up for sale, hoping to nab up to US$700 million. Advent International, Cinven, Charterhouse, Montagu, TPG and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts are among the private equity groups that have been named as potential buyers […]

  • 16 February 2010

    Leading global yacht chartering companies believe the Middle East has a strong potential to become a preferred luxury yacht chartering hub, thanks to expansion of the region’s superstructure, particularly marinas, and a growing vessel support network.

  • 5 February 2010

    Scottish Enterprise has identified 11 sites which could be potential bases for the offshore wind industry. They include locations in Fife, Dundee, Aberdeen, Ayrshire and the Highlands. The sites will receive investment over the next five years in an effort to create manufacturing and assembly sites for offshore wind turbines.

  • 20 January 2010

    At Boot Düsseldorf Jongert Shipyard introduces the design of a new 5200M. This modern lined yacht is the most recent innovation of the shipyard that made a successful restart in 2009 and once again is one of the leading Dutch shipyards. Boot Düsseldorf can be visited from 23 – 31 January and the opening hours […]

  • 23 December 2009

    The fully owned subsidiary of A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S, Mærsk Olie og Gas A/S (“Maersk Oil”), has today through a US subsidiary entered into an agreement with Devon Energy Production Company, L.P. (“Devon”) for Maersk Oil’s purchase of Devon’s interests in the Cascade, Jack and St. Malo fields in the Gulf of Mexico. The […]

  • 17 December 2009

    The A.P. Moller – Maersk Group and DFDS have today agreed that DFDS will acquire 100 percent of the shares in ferry and logistics company Norfolkline. The total value of the deal is approximately EUR 346 million (DKK 2,575 million), which includes the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group obtaining 28.8% of the shareholding in DFDS. […]

  • 9 December 2009

    The Government in the UK is facing fresh calls for a study into the potential impact of offshore dredging on coastal erosion. According to The Yorkshire Post, residents, fishermen and environmental campaigners have long claimed that dredging contributes to the erosion of the East Coast – a link denied by the dredging industry.

  • 8 December 2009

    Super Yacht Auction, a new initiative in the yacht market, is the first global auction platform for super yachts (> 24 metres). As of 1 January 2010 Super Yacht Auction will organise online and public auctions for super yachts. Super Yacht Auction is great news for those looking for new business prospects in the super […]

  • 27 November 2009

    Investment of about £30bn is needed to develop Scotland’s offshore wind power potential, it is to be claimed. The first Scottish Renewables Offshore Wind Conference is being held in Aberdeen’s Marriott Hotel on Thursday. More than 200 representatives of the rewnewables and offshore oil and gas sectors are expected to attend.

  • 26 November 2009

    Investment of about £30bn is needed to develop Scotland’s offshore wind power potential, it is to be claimed. The first Scottish Renewables Offshore Wind Conference is being held in Aberdeen’s Marriott Hotel on Thursday.

  • 11 November 2009

    Moonen Shipyards is a recognized leader in building “pocket-size superyachts.” These include Custom and Semi-Custom steel-hulled yachts, Displacement and Explorer yachts, and fast aluminium Semi-Displacement yachts. Moonen, of course, also offers owners an extensive programme of refits in its home base in ‘s-Hertogenbosh (for yachts up to 35 metre) and its new Groot-Ammers facility east […]

  • 4 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The Army Corps of Engineers may play a role in building a planned megaport near the mouth of the Mississippi River, potentially using mud dredged from the channel as construction material for the massive shipping platform… Source: NOLA, November 3, 2009;

  • 3 November 2009

    Today Wärtsilä opens a new workshop in Stockholm, Sweden. The new service centre is intended to further increase Wärtsilä’s wide service offering, both for the marine market and power plant and industrial customers. The new workshop will cater to increased demand for additional after-sales support in the region. The workshop is located at Beckholmen, a […]

  • 28 October 2009

    Climate change patterns over the next three to four decades will cause dramatic changes to the productivity of fish catches, a new study has found. According to Daniel Pauly, a fisheries expert at the University of British Columbia (UBC), the catch potential will decrease by 40 percent in the tropics and increase by 30 to […]

  • 27 October 2009

    At the heart of Oasis of the Seas, the world’s largest passenger vessel, beneath an original carousel, an array of restaurants, surfing simulators, rock-climbing walls, a tropical living park and guests and crew on board, are two sets of three Wärtsilä engines, powering everything on the ship. Today, STX Europe’s shipyard in Turku, Finland will […]

  • 15 October 2009

    Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) and H2OSatellite provided critical satellite communications for Beluga Shipping’s successful pioneering transit of the challenging Northeast Passage this summer. The Beluga ships relied on Iridium OpenPort® high-bandwidth marine satellite systems supplied by H2OSatellite for voice and data links throughout their voyage through the extreme Northern waterways, most of which are […]

  • 7 October 2009

    The International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) has approved a resolution requiring members’ passenger ships to be fitted with satellite tracking devices based on Iridium (Iridium Communications Inc.). The devices will report ships’ positions at least once per hour when cruising in Antarctic waters. Global Marine Networks (GMN), an Iridium Value-Added Reseller, is supplying […]

  • 7 October 2009

    Greater propulsion efficiency with Alpha propellers In response to the market demand for very large CP propellers up to and beyond 30,000 kW and with diameters over 8 metres, MAN Diesel is expanding its propeller portfolio to add two new, propeller hub-sizes – VBS2080 and VBS2240 (2080 mm and 2240 mm hub diameters respectively). These […]

  • 2 September 2009

    OSI Geospatial Inc. (TSX: OSI) (“OSI”) announced today that its International Systems Operations has signed a contract valued at approximately $1.3 million to supply its world leading ECPINS® Warship Navigation System to the Dutch Defence Materiel Organisation for use by the Royal Netherlands Navy and the Naval Component of the Belgian Armed Forces. Under the […]

  • 27 August 2009

    StatoilHydro has awarded Sevan Marine a contract to conduct a study for the potential application of a Sevan floating platform for an undisclosed field development, Sevan Marine said in a statment to the Oslo Stock Exchange. Sevan said the study would be performed during last half of 2009.

  • 28 July 2009

    The Green Ship of the Future, the Danish maritime initiative, has received the International Environmental Award from the Sustainable Shipping organisation for being the most environmentally friendly shipping initiative. Sustainable Shipping is a leading organisation dedicated to promoting sustainable use of the sea. Among the judges was Dr. Simon Walmsley of the World Wildlife Fund […]

  • 23 July 2009

    Cosalt has won a prestigious Safety at Sea Award in the Equipment category for its ground-breaking Premier 2010 lifejacket. The award was presented during this year’s Nor-Shipping exhibition in Oslo. Nominations for the award had to demonstrate an innovative and original development that has the potential to either reduce the risk of accidents, save or […]

  • 14 July 2009

    Iridium Satellite LLC (Iridium) announces that, in conjunction with Boeing (NYSE: BA), the companies have achieved two major milestones to further develop and demonstrate capability enhancements to the High Integrity Global Positioning System (GPS) program for the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory. The first milestone, completion of an Enhanced Narrowband (ENB) software modification to computers on […]