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  • 14 May 2014

    The offshore industry is entering a new decisive phase in its development bringing both challenges and opportunities to shipbuilders. The fact is that while spending on exploration and production (E&P) hit record levels in 2013, at around $ 650 billion, the rate of growth in expenditure is starting to slow and may even at some […]

  • 7 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    A Wednesday’s release of the results from the B.C. Shipbuilding and Repair Workforce Table help government and industry align their skills and training investments to capitalize on what will be a decade of growth in the shipbuilding and repair sector. The analysis provides a complete picture of both the demand for, and supply of, jobs […]

  • 16 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    On December 13, two key wholly owned subsidiary companies of NYK — NYK-Hinode Line Ltd. and NYK Global Bulk Corporation – agreed to begin preparations to merge. Hinode has been in business for over a century and transports a variety of cargo, such as plant and heavy equipment, by taking advantage of the company’s advanced […]

  • 2 May 2007

    Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co yesterday delivered the hull of the nation’s biggest floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel to ConocoPhillips China. The 300,000-deadweight-ton vessel, 323 m long and 63 m wide with a hull depth of 32.5m, is valued at US$230 million, and is the largest of its type.

  • 8 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    More than 50 years after the start of containerisation, Cargotec has envisaged the way the port of the future might look against a possible backdrop of game-change technology and innovation. The project, dubbed ‘Port 2060’, was devised to spark discussion within the terminal operations sector and to try and anticipate the challenges and solutions that […]

  • 20 January 2012
    Business & Finance

      Business Monitor International’s Brazil Shipping Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, shipping associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on Brazil’s shipping industry. BMI believes 2012 will be another year of strong growth for Brazilian ports. The sector experienced growth of 7.1% in total tonnage throughput in […]

  • 9 December 2011

    Manzanillo International Terminal, a joint venture with the Seattle group CARRIX and Panamanian investors, is intending to increase capacity to 4M teu as preparation for the post-Panamaxes transiting the Panama Canal after 2014. This development will cost $250M. MIT has also anticipated to move 1.8M teu this year, an increase of 18% from the 2010 […]

  • 9 December 2013

    Shipyard Constructions Hoogezand Nieuwbouw (SCHN) in Foxhol, the Netherlands, is a relatively young company started by two people with many years of experience in the industry: Bouko Meijer and Roelof Kregel. Just two years ago they founded their shipyard for new builds, maintenance and repairs, and on 7 November 2013 yard number eleven slid down […]

  • 1 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    On March 22, Mr. Ding Nong, Vice General Manager of China Shipping (Group) Company (abbr. China Shipping) and President of China Shipping Industry Co., Ltd (abbr. CIC), visited CIC to get first hand information on the preparation for building 10,000-TEU container ships. After debriefing the CIC management, Mr. Ding Nong expressed his expectations from CIC […]

  • 27 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    National Ports Authority of Liberia has embarked on an ambitious planning process by preparing a National Ports Master Plan. The plan will outline the framework for development of the port sector in Liberia for the next 25 years. The National Port Authority of Liberia is under a great deal of pressure to allocate port facilities […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Blue Water has been appointed as agent for A2SEA for the offshore projects Borkum Riffgrund and Westermost Rough. Both offshore wind parks are owned by DONG Energy. A2SEA will load the Siemens turbines in Esbjerg and install them respectively in German and UK waters. “At the moment, our agency team is preparing the mobilisation scopes […]

  • 29 October 2012

    Hyperdynamics Corporation today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, SCS Corporation Ltd, (“SCS”) has entered into an agreement with a subsidiary of Tullow Oil plc, a leading independent oil & gas exploration company, for exclusive negotiations in respect of a potential acquisition of a forty percent (40%) gross interest (the “Interest”) in the Concession offshore […]

  • 7 May 2012

      As BNamericas reports, the Aratu Port in the northeastern Brazil’s Bahia state plans to invest 685 million BRL (USD 357 million) in port expansion work this year. The Chairman of the State Port Authority Codeba, José Muniz Rebouças told BNamericas that the Port Authority is preparing to launch a 25-year tender to lease one […]

  • 17 September 2012

    TAP’s proposed landing point in Italy is between San Foca and Torre Specchia Ruggeri in the municipality of Melendugno (Lecce). The landfall section of the pipeline will be constructed using state-of-the-art micro-tunneling technology which minimizes the risk to local marine wild-life such as Posidonia sea grass and which avoids causing coastal erosion. The initial survey […]

  • 1 April 2014

    Thalassa’s subsidiary WGP Group has received a service order to perform a survey in the North Sea. One of the Group’s PMSSTM units will be mobilised on an operated field platform survey vessel that will be converted into a seismic source vessel for the duration of the survey. Mobilisation will start during April 2014 and […]

  • 10 March 2014

    China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) is gearing up for offshore exploration on the Icelandic Continental Shelf.

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the government authority charged with regulating, coordinating and supervising all aspects of the maritime sector in Dubai, announced that it has begun preparations to host the second edition of the Dubai Maritime Week which will take place in November 2014. Held once every two years, the first-of-its-kind event in Dubai […]

  • 14 July 2005

    Mariners docked at the CrewsInn Hotel and Yachting Centre tried to remain calm yesterday as they prepared to experience the possible effects that Tropical Storm Emily would bring.

  • 16 December 2010

    Rocksource and co have set a time for drilling in PL559. Semi-submersible Borgland Dolphin will drill an exploration well in the fourth quarter of 2011, Rocksource states.

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The preparation works are currently underway for dredging at HMNB Portsmouth ahead of the arrival of the Queen Elizabeth Class carriers. In June, the Defense Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) announced it had awarded a contract worth £31 million to Fareham based Boskalis Westminster Ltd for work to ready the harbor for the ships. While the dredging […]

  • 19 June 2006

    The Valencia Louis Vuitton Act 12 begins on Thursday and this is the final competition for the year. It will also be the final time Alinghi will compete against the challengers in a match race before the America

  • 15 October 2014

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore will be starting work on an LNG bunkering programme by early 2017. “MPA will be commencing work on a pilot programme by early 2017 with interested parties of the LNG bunker supply chain,” MPA said in a statement. MPA also said that it will provide funding of up to S$2 million per vessel for […]