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  • 22 October 2010

    Stationary plain suction dredgers as used for the mining of sand and gravel are not often part of the yearly coverage of significant dredgers in DPC. Last year however, a few interesting dredgers of this type have been built, interesting by the fact that they mark the success of a relatively young dredger construction company. […]

  • 12 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port’s most historic cargo year yielded a significant economic stimulus, reporting 778 new trade related jobs, $5 million in additional taxes and an additional $90 million in Maritime related economic activity as the Port of Hueneme continues to grow as an economic engine for Ventura County and the region. Highlights of the study show […]

  • 25 September 2012

    It is almost 18 months since the launch of the international SOS SaveOurSeafarers. As World Maritime Day approaches, SOS has issued this update to its supporters advising of campaign progress and its future objectives. To date “The campaign has made significant headway in raising public and political awareness of the human and economic cost of […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) has reported significant progress at the Southport Marine Terminal Complex, the first major expansion of the Port of Philadelphia in over 50 years. A Request for Qualifications (RFQ), the next step in selecting one or more private-sector partners to develop the three parcels that comprise Southport, will be issued […]

  • 23 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has reported consistent growth and increased market awareness over the last few years for its world-leading portfolio of Marine Products in New Zealand, according to Nigel Smith, WSS General Manager for New Zealand and Pacific Islands. Recently relocated from central city offices to a new warehouse complex, WSS New Zealand is […]

  • 11 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    Odfjell Drilling has been awarded a significant pre-contract award with BP for the provision of a new build, semi-submersible drilling unit for use in the UK’s West of Shetland region. The contract value is approximately $1.2 billion, excluding options, and represents the largest contract in Odfjell Drilling’s 40 year history. The new unit will be […]

  • 29 October 2014

    CNOOC made significant exploration progress in the third quarter of 2014.

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has praised the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee for passing legislation that funds key provisions contained in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) enacted last year. The Senate Energy & Water Appropriations bill would provide $1.254 billion from the Harbor Maintenance Tax (HMT) Trust Fund to the […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Significant increases for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Harbor Maintenance Tax operations and maintenance activities and construction budgets have been added to the proposed USD 1.01 trillion Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015 hammered out in the U.S. Congress late Tuesday. While the Department of Transportation’s TIGER (Transportation Infrastructure Generating Economic Recovery) grants […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    County residents in 170 homes in flood-hit areas will benefit from a six-year investment in flood protection, announced Northumberland County Council. Another 380 homes affected by coastal erosion will also see significant investment. The Council secured the DEFRA agreement, which will ensure that vulnerable areas are protected, following work over the past 15 months with the government […]

  • 24 October 2011

      Chinese shipbuilders’ order backlog dropped significantly this year from the end of last year due mainly to prolonged global economic… (Bernama) [mappress] Source: Bernama, October 24, 2011

  • 14 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    Kvaerner experienced growth in revenues and margins in the fourth quarter of 2013 compared to the fourth quarter 2012. Also for the year 2013, Kvaerner improved compared to 2012. A strong order backlog leads to high activity at the start of 2014. Kvaerner continues to prioritise effective execution of on-going projects, while positioning for future […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has announced the arrival of the first batch of Super Post Panamax ‘Ship to Shore’ (STS) container cranes at Khalifa Port. This marks a significant milestone for Khalifa Port as it readies for Phase 1 completion at the same time as the opening of Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CARIS has announced new releases of its hydrographic data processing and bathymetric data management and analysis solutions. The latest releases of HIPS and SIPS 9.0 and Bathy DataBASE 4.1 feature significant enhancements, as well as providing streamlined connectivity and smart utilization of shared functionality. HIPS and SIPS 9.0 The release of HIPS and SIPS 9.0 […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Atlantis, owner of the world’s largest planned tidal stream energy project, MeyGen Limited (MeyGen), has announced its Interim Results for the six months to 30 June 2014. 2014 has been an exciting year to date, notably making Atlantis’ transition to a public company and celebrating the finalisation of a £51 million funding package for the […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Container ship Maersk Garonne, which ran aground while entering the Fremantle Inner Harbour on February 28th, departed from Fremantle for Melbourne at 11 am today local time. An underwater hull inspection conducted by divers while the ship was at anchor found no significant damage, Fremantle Spokesperson told World Maritime News. As a result, the ship was […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) posted 10 percent container growth in 2015, a year highlighted by strong volumes and significant progress on the harbor deepening project. The company handled 144,718 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in December, pushing total container volume to 1.97 million in 2015. As measured in pier containers, or total boxes handled, SCPA’s two […]

  • 29 August 2006

    SMM is increasingly becoming a platform for the upmarket segment of super yachts. This special area is presented at the SMM at Hamburg Trade Fair by prestigious shipyards, and all relevant equipment suppliers exhibit at the leading shipbuilding fair. For the first time this year there will be a special exhibition focus on super yachts […]

  • 28 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    International accountant and shipping consultant Moore Stephens has highlighted an imminent change to VAT rules by the UK government which could have significant implications for the shipping industry. With effect from 1 December 2012, the UK government will remove the VAT registration threshold for non-UK-established businesses, bringing UK law into line with EU law. Businesses […]

  • 15 June 2007

    The development of the WIG ship, or Wing in Ground ship, which the government hoped to use as a next-generation marine transport, has stalled since the government has failed to find a private-sector partner. The WIG ship, dubbed a flying boat, is essentially an airplane that flies just above the surface of the sea at […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    ABS, a leading provider of maritime classification services, today announced significant investments in Singapore that will strengthen engineering and survey capabilities and lay the foundation for strategic global initiatives. Recognizing the growing role played by Singapore in the marine and offshore industries, ABS is expanding its operational workforce, increasing research and development (R&D) efforts and […]

  • 12 September 2012

    Over the last few weeks the number of vessels passing through the Northern Sea Route (NSR), connecting Europe and Asia, has increased significantly in comparison to the beginning of the year, Barents Observer writes. According to the data provided by Rosatomflot, the summer season 2012 is in full swing along the Northern Sea Route, with […]