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  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The mid-size tanker market is heading toward a potential recovery from 2018 onwards on the back of the next burst of US exports through infrastructure build outs. “While the increase in US seaborne exports is positive for tankers, the volume of exports isn’t likely to materially move the freight market. For now…,” according to tanker shipping […]

  • 3 May 2011

    IJmuiden-based Offshore Ship Designers is to design a new compact but powerful AHT offshore support vessel for Netherlands-based Neptune Marine Service BV. The order follows a recent contract for the design of two Azistern24/56 tugs for Singapore-based Pacific Offshore Engineering and Trading Pte. The key to both designs is that although the vessels will have […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    In an effort to cut down the cost of offshore wind energy as much as possible, Dong Energy is investing in bigger offshore wind turbines and plans to take it to the next level. Apart from using massive high-capacity wind turbines, Dong also aims to diversify its supplier list, on which Siemens has been its Number One so far, […]

  • 17 September 2014

    The global crude oil and refined product tanker fleet uses a classification system to standardize contract terms, establish shipping costs, and determine the ability of ships to travel into ports or through certain straits and channels, T. Mason Hamilton of U.S. Energy Information Association explains. This system, known as the Average Freight Rate Assessment (AFRA) […]

  • 3 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    New approaches and technologies to manage the next big step-change in container vessel sizes, call exchanges and carrier service expectations at ports and terminals worldwide will be a major focus of attention at the upcoming TOC Container Supply Chain Europe 2012 conference and exhibition, taking place 12-14 June in Antwerp. The latest wave of ultra […]

  • 4 February 2015

    Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal and Martin Houston, Chairman of Live Oak LNG, revealed a new natural gas liquefaction and export project, up to a $2 billion investment, to be developed in the Calcasieu waterway.

  • 6 March 2013

      Rising demand has prompted owners to order more and larger LPG vessels, according to the latest LPG Forecaster from Drewry Maritime Research. The increased demand has been further improved by a growing consumption base in emerging economies, with supply bolstered by an expected emergence of new export sources, notably the US and the Russia. […]

  • 4 February 2015

    Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal and Martin Houston, Chairman of Live Oak LNG, revealed a new natural gas liquefaction and export project, up to a $2 billion investment, to be developed in the Calcasieu waterway.

  • 24 September 2014

    This infographic shows maximum ship sizes for the Panama Canal, Suez Canal, and the Strait of Malacca. Ships carrying crude oil and petroleum products are limited by size restrictions imposed by several major shipping thoroughfares, such as: the Panama Canal, the Suez Canal, and the Strait of Malacca. These size restrictions provide another way to […]

  • 18 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The mid-sized niche carriers have seen a 12.8% increase in deployed capacity during the first six months of 2017, market intelligence provider SeaIntel Maritime Analysis informed. An analysis of capacity injections over the period showed that this segment, consisting of the 21st-40th largest shipping lines, was primarily driven by a growth in the number of operated vessels, […]

  • 6 September 2007

    Nordic Tankers has taken delivery of another handy-size product tanker. It is a 38.500 tons deadweight newbuilding from the Guangzhou Shipyard International in China. The vessel will be delivered from the shipyard late September, and taken over by the Company under the name Nordic Hanne during January 2008.

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Two research experts from Coastal Carolina University will lead a public forum, “Sizing Up The Waccamaw Neck,” from 7 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, December 4, at the Strand Theater in downtown Georgetown. Paul Gayes, director of CCU’s Burroughs & Chapin Center for Marine and Wetland Studies, will discuss beach renourishment in Georgetown County, and […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The top 25 port and terminal operators in each region around the globe all increased productivity in 2013, according to the latest data on port productivity provided by the Journal of Commerce (JOC). The JOC database relates to specific data from individual terminals based on average moves per hour, counting in  ports that clocked up […]

  • 27 April 2010

    As a major oil spill in waters off Louisiana tripled in size Monday, a growing task force kept trying and failing to plug a leaking well… [mappress] SanFranciscoChronicle,April 27, 2010;

  • 30 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    In 2012, Russian Navy Hydrographic Service will receive a new Project 19920 large-size hydrographic boat. Two boats of that project are already in service at Caspian Flotilla and Pacific Fleet. The third vessel is planned to join Northern Fleet. Boat of that kind is designed for hydrographic and buoyage works in littoral areas; servicing, examination, […]

  • 2 December 2015

    The average size of a methanol ship is expected to increase with the addition of new methanol production capacity by the US and Middle East over the next two years,  UK shipping consultancy Drewry believes. “The average size of a methanol ship is expected to increase considering the long-haul distance between the major sources of supply and demand,” […]

  • 14 October 2014

    Step Change in Safety last week announced a size criteria for helicopter passengers travelling to and from offshore installations on the UK Continental Shelf. Do you know what size you are? No? Read on. The criteria came in response to the size restrictions laid out by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) in February 2014. Helicopter […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Storage, Technology

    Pfisterer has expanded its line of gas-free joints with the dry, pluggable CONNEX size 6 cast resin joint. The new cable connection for voltages of up to 170 kV is particularly well suited to offshore assembly operations on ocean platforms, the company said. Pfisterer’s new cast resin joints are currently being used in offshore projects […]

  • 12 August 2009

    An artificial surf reef off Boscombe beach (Bournemouth, UK) will increase the size of the waves for surfers, but how do you actually build an artificial surf reef? Here are some facts and figures about the project – and have your say… More: BBC News

  • 13 December 2013

    CSSC Shipping has decided to enlarge the capacity of its three 16,000 teu ships ordered at Jiangnan Changxing Heavy Industry, which came under the management of Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding (SWS) this year, to 18,000 teu, according to SinoShip News. With this decision China will continue keeping up with the South Korean shipyards with respect to […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Exposures and risks are growing in size and complexity and these will require stable solutions in the future, according to the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI). The cost of salvage and wreck removal is dramatically increasing. It is estimated that Superstorm Sandy is the sixth costliest event in global insurance history. Cargo theft, mysterious […]

  • 7 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    “There’s an enormous potential, the dredging sector promises to be very busy in the near future,” says Richard Brakenhoff of Rabobank. The Sector Specialist is responsible for the financial institute’s Dredging Outlook and spoke to us about the ahead of his presentation at the Dredging Today Conference in October. Brakenhoff explains that while the dredging […]