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  • 19 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    The 2012 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (24-27 May) will be the venue for more than 60 international and Australian launches, demonstrating the innovative and vigorous state of the Australian leisure marine industry as well as the importance of the SCIBS to manufacturers worldwide. Alongside the boats and equipment a mass of activities, displays and […]

  • 3 January 2007

    A stricken cargo vessel which ran aground near a harbour has been re-floated following a major operation. The MV Emsland, laden with 1776 tonnes of timber, got into trouble shortly after it left the Port of Montrose, in Angus, on 29 December.

  • 14 May 2010

    In what appears to be a local power struggle Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham has seemingly ensured that his plans to create a new container port facility at Arawak Cay will come to fruition by setting terms for the new construction that will make it extremely difficult for opponents to cancel the scheme at any point […]

  • 2 September 2011

    The global oil tanker fleet will expand almost three times more quickly than demand this year, according to Clarkson Research Services Ltd… (Eximin) [mappress] Source: Eximin, September 2, 2011.

  • 17 August 2012

    An expert group established by the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum has in its report revealed that drilling costs in Norway are much higher than in other North Sea nations. “The report from the rig commission lays the basis for taking the measures need to increase the future availability of mobile units on Norway’s continental shelf,” […]

  • 31 December 2007

    The sixth unit of the successful Wally 80 is sold and the construction is already under way at WallyEurope facility in Fano, italy, with the delivery scheduled for spring 2009. The Wally 80.6 is the flush deck, fixed keel, three cabin version, wide deck skylight of the 24-meter (80-foot) design combining the Farr Yacht Design […]

  • 11 January 2007

    The “Performance Luxury Yacht 2007” award based on the “Best of the Best” opinion poll. Pershing, the Ferretti Group brand and famous Italian shipyard specialised in the production of luxury yachts, was yesterday (January 11 2007) in Shanghai to receive the prestigious Performance Luxury Yacht 2007 prize. This award, based on the Chinese market, was […]

  • 28 September 2006

    The Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC) plans to build four new crude oil tankers with a total capacity of 1.2 million tons, Kuwait News Agency (TUNA) reported on Wednesday. According to the report, each tanker will cost 120 million to 130 million U.S. dollars depending on technical specifications, while the previous cost was 100 million […]

  • 17 June 2007

    The three day celebration of the finest fleet of sailing superyachts ever assembled in one location starts on Sunday 17th June with the Fortis Day at The Superyacht Cup Ulysse Nardin. The final day of preparation saw the dockside atmosphere absolutely alive with expectation as many of the superyachts took the opportunity to go out […]

  • 26 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Following a press release issued this morning regarding an intended offer for Dockwise Ltd., Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announces that it has acquired approximately 4 million shares in Dockwise in the course of trading today. This shareholding represents more than 10% of the shares in Dockwise. As previously announced, HAL Investments B.V. has irrevocably committed […]

  • 23 March 2009

    Pirates have seized a Greek-owned cargo ship off the coast of Somalia, Greek officials say. The Titan, with 24 crew members on board, was seized on Thursday night, Greece’s merchant marine ministry said. The St Vincent-flagged vessel came under attack as it sailed to Korea from the Black Sea with a cargo of metal, the […]

  • 19 January 2012

    The chief executive officer (CEO) of APM Terminals International has announced that ongoing construction of the marginal wharf at the …   By George D. Kennedy (liberianobserver) [mappress] Source: liberianobserver, January 19, 2012; Image: APM Terminals

  • 28 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Field trials carried out by Deltares have shown that a peat substrate is stronger than was previously thought. The trials lasted a year and were performed during reinforcement work on the Markermeer dike between Hoorn and Amsterdam. The dike, built on peat soil, no longer complied to the latest safety standards legislation. That is why […]

  • 12 June 2007

    Cargotec’s MacGREGOR business area providing marine cargo handling solutions has signed a three-year service agreement with Italian Grimaldi Group. According to the agreement MacGREGOR takes full responsibility for the maintenance of selected cargo handling equipment on 26 Grimaldi RoRo ships.

  • 5 July 2007

    Eitzen Maritime Services ASA (EMS) today confirms the acquisition of shareholdings in a number of Indian maritime services companies. On 15 May 2007 EMS announced an agreement on this matter, which was subject to due diligence and final board approval. The final share sale and purchase agreement were signed on 4 July 2007 and is […]

  • 26 August 2009

    The keel of a ferry to be built for P&O Ferries was laid at STX Europe, Rauma on 25 August, 2009. The vessel is the first of the two ferries scheduled for delivery from Rauma shipyard in 2010 and 2011. Following a traditional ceremony, some lucky coins were placed under the keel. The purpose is […]

  • 14 June 2006

    A contract to build the world’s first floating nuclear power plant was signed here on Wednesday. The customer is the Rosenergoatom concern. The facility will be build by the Sevmash shipyard, a defense sector enterprise. According to Rosenergoatom director Sergei Obozov, the construction will begin in 2007.

  • 30 November 2011

    A newly discovered layer of hard rock increased the cost for a Conwy harbor new jetty to £448,031. According to the initial estimation the cost for the project passed in November 2010 was £210,000, however the Conwy council now has to provide additional £50,000 what will be discussed today. A decision is expected to be […]

  • 15 July 2011

    Topsail Beach officials have been hashing out a way to pay for dredging New Topsail Inlet…   (starnewsonline) [mappress] Source: starnewsonline, July 15, 2011;

  • 7 July 2010

    On June 24, the installation of the 100th and final wind turbine was finished five weeks earlier than planned. “The Installation team has had a huge mountain to climb taking into account the new vessel layout, new subcontractor, new installation equipment, and starting the work during wintertime. However, the installation has gone exceptionally well,” said […]

  • 23 February 2011

    China-based Cosco Corp’s full-year net profit has more than doubled as revenue touched a record on robust orders for shipbuilding and marine engineering projects. Cosco’s net profit was S$248.8 million in 2010, compared with S$110.1 million a year earlier. Revenue rose 33 per cent to S$3.86 billion, its highest ever, from S$2.9 billion, the Singapore-listed […]

  • 1 December 2010

    Today, balance rules between supply and demand on the world’s seafaring labour market, although there is a modest overall two per cent shortage of officers, the latest update of the ISF/Bimco Manpower study shows.