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  • 13 June 2006

    Light winds below five knots plagued the fleet today, with races being abandoned and postponed through to early evening. The first race saw Motorola-CHR, skippered by Conrad Humphreys, get their own back on their biggest rivals Tommy Hilfiger and Basilica by winning the race. Team Motorola-CHR were joined today by round the world navigator Andrew […]

  • 6 June 2006

    The frustrating part about what

  • 30 July 2012

    According to the statistics published by the Japan Ship Exporters’ Association, Japanese export ship market is facing rough times as the European debt crisis is taking a greater grasp on ship-owners, causing the reduction in demand for new vessels. Japan, which is competing shoulder to shoulder with its South Korean and Chinese rivals, has recorded […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Exploration & Production

    The bottom of the market appears to have passed but 2018 will still be a tough year

  • 3 May 2013

    Orsta Marina Systems Nederland BV announced it has been selected to provide the inshore berthing pontoon for renewable energy company Dong Energy at Barrow in Furness on the north west coast of England. The pontoon will form part of the onshore O&M facilities supporting the construction of 108No offshore wind turbines in the Irish Sea, […]

  • 27 September 2011

      With fears of a recession rising, the maritime industry will find it increasingly difficult to obtain financing for expansion over the next… By Randy Fabi and Harry Suhartono (Reuters) [mappress] Source: Reuters, September 27, 2011

  • 1 November 2011

      Among major industrialized nations, Germany has long stood out for its deep ambivalence about nuclear power. So it wasn’t much of a surprise… By Peter Fairley (ieee) [mappress] Source: ieee, November 01, 2011;

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    UK’s short-sea operator Carisbrooke said that it has been affected more than most by the new emission regulations in force since January 1, that have required the use of bunkers containing no more than 0.1% sulphur in Emission Control Areas (ECA). Short-sea operators like Carisbrooke have faced economic and space constraints in complying with the new regulations. “Our first three […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The UK P&I Club (the UK Club) announces that it has attracted over three million gross tons of new tonnage, following the closure of the renewal season on Wednesday, 20 February, 2013. At conclusion of renewal the Club’s tonnage stands at around 120 million gross tons. This represents net growth over the past year of […]

  • 27 August 2014

    Continuing weak demand and excess tonnage are expected to depress LNG shipping earnings in the near term. But longer term the sector could face vessel shortages as ordering slows and liquefaction projects come on stream, according to the LNG Shipping Market Annual Review and Forecast report published by Drewry. Presently, the LNG shipping market faces […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Brittle crack arrest steel plates with a thickness of 100mm used in ultra-large container vessels (ULCVs) must have a minimum required brittle crack arrest toughness value (Kca) of 8,000 N/mm3/2 or more at -10°C, according to data issued by Japanese classification society ClassNK. In order to clarify the required brittle crack arrest toughness value (Kca) for extremely thick […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Enhancing operational efficiency, improving safety, smarter data – these were the key themes for DNV GL, the world’s largest classification society, at the SMM trade fair yesterday. Tor E. Svensen, CEO of DNV GL Maritime, showed how DNV GL is working to modernise class and support its customers in reducing accidents and improving sustainability, while […]

  • 3 May 2013

    Orsta Marina Systems Nederland BV announced it has been selected to provide the inshore berthing pontoon for renewable energy company Dong Energy at Barrow in Furness on the north west coast of England. The pontoon will form part of the onshore O&M facilities supporting the construction of 108No offshore wind turbines in the Irish Sea, […]

  • 23 February 2015

    Declining prices have made 2014 a very hectic year for the demolition market as less DWT and fewer TEUs were scrapped compared to previous years, according to the Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO). Starting with containership market, initial estimates for 2014 were set relatively low at 250,000 TEU thinking the market might have peaked. […]

  • 24 July 2012

    According to the statistics published by the Japan Ship Exporters’ Association, Japanese export ship market is facing rough times as the European debt crisis is taking a greater grasp on ship-owners, causing the reduction in demand for new vessels. Japan, which is competing shoulder to shoulder with its South Korean and Chinese rivals, has recorded […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Derek Smith, CEO at Maritime Developments, has offered his impressions of this year’s Subsea Expo. Europe’s largest annual subsea exhibition and conference broke all records this year with a 23% increase in attendees and 200 exhibitors. “The figures for Subsea Expo 2015 make for impressive reading. Around 6,500 people – up 23% on last year […]

  • 10 February 2016

    UK Oilfield Services (OFS) companies are predicted to experience a significant decline in turnover and profits, according to the latest industry analysis by EY. EY’s Review of the UK oilfield services industry showed that the sector proved resilient in 2014 and, despite growing at the slowest rate in five years, still recorded a modest 3% […]

  • 13 October 2011

    Newcomers to the Asian liquefied natural gas (LNG) market will face a tough time securing their… (indiatimes) [mappress] Source: indiatimes, October 13, 2011

  • 3 September 2019

    After several tough years, the sun may finally be ready to shine again on the UK offshore market

  • 22 May 2020
    Vessels

    Nippon Paint Marine’s new coating Neoguard Toughness is becoming popular among dry bulk owners, with almost 40 applications. The company said that its coating has been applied to the holds of 37 bulk carriers operated by owners that include Eastern Pacific Shipping, Synergy Group, Far East Lines, Iskenderun Shipping, and Wisdom Marine. “We developed Neoguard […]

  • 7 October 2011

    The shipping industry will face tougher financing conditions in the next 24 months as banks tighten credit lines with more asset sales and… (guardian) [mappress] Source: guardian, October 7, 2011

  • 12 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Denmark’s Ramboll continued to grow in 2013 in a tough market due to strong performance in most business units. Ramboll generated a revenue of DKK 7.8 billion in 2013 compared to DKK 7.6 billion in 2012. This equals a total growth in revenue of 3%, which was particularly supported by positive developments in the UK, Denmark, […]