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  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Finland’s Wärtsilä has reported that its recently launched Wärtsilä 31 engine has won a Guinness World Records title for the most efficient 4-stroke diesel engine. The listing is based on the Wärtsilä 31 engine’s highest fuel efficiency levels, with its diesel fuel consumption being as low as 165 g/kWh. The Wärtsilä 31 engine is designed to serve various […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian life boat manufacturer Norsafe recently set a world record for the highest manned free fall lifeboat drop after the 70 passenger GES50 MKIII was dropped from 40 meters with 10 persons on board at the company’s training and test center in Rosendal. ”The feeling of diving into the water was amazing. It was even more exciting to […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian life boat manufacturer Norsafe recently set a world record for the highest manned free fall lifeboat drop after the 70 passenger GES50 MKIII was dropped from 40 meters with 10 persons on board at the company’s training and test center in Rosendal. ”The feeling of diving into the water was amazing. It was even more exciting to […]

  • 23 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Mumbai Maersk has loaded 19,038 TEU, setting a world record for highest-ever load.

  • 22 July 2005

    Yachtsman Graeme Kendall,58, is attempting a solo non- stop circumnavigation via the North West Passage.

  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A large-scale replica of World Dream cruise ship made out of LEGOs breaks Guinness World record.

  • 11 June 2008

    The World Sailing Speed Record Council has announced the ratification of a new 60ft Monohull 24 Hour World Record set by Alex Thomson and Andrew Cape (see photo) onboard the Open 60 Hugo Boss.

  • 2 April 2015
    Equipment

    French seismic data acquisition specialist CGG has questioned a reported world record by its Norwegian rival Dolphin Geophysical.   To remind, Dolphin Geophysical recently reported it had mobilised “the ‘world’s largest floating object’ by deploying a seismic spread of 12 streamers, 7,050 meters in length with 150 meters streamer separation, off the coast of Myanmar for Ophir Energy […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Singapore’s Keppel FELS, a subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M), has been named “Largest manufacturer of offshore rigs – current” by Guinness World Records (Guinness) for delivering 21 offshore rigs to its customers in 2013. Guinness has defined ‘largest manufacturer’ as the company which has delivered the most number of offshore rigs in a […]

  • 30 April 2007

    Veteran British yachtsman Tony Bullimore set sail from Australia Tuesday in a bid to break the round-the-world solo sailing record in 70 days. The starter’s gun fired at about 3:50 pm (0550 GMT) as Bullimore, waiting since December for the right weather conditions, launched his bid to circumnavigate the globe in his 31-metre (102-foot) catamaran.

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Lamprell, a leading provider of diversified engineering and contracting services to the onshore and offshore energy industry, has delivered a PUQ deck for the Golden Eagle Area Development (GEAD) in the North Sea to its client, Nexen Petroleum U.K. Limited and its GEAD co-venturers. GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS has confirmed that Lamprell’s delivery of the offshore […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    During a scientific expedition, a Japanese drilling vessel, Chikyu, has set a new world record by drilling over 2,111 meters beneath the seafloor. According to FoxNews, the drilling work was executed off Shimokita Peninsula of Japan in the northwest Pacific Ocean. The goal of the Deep Coalbed Biosphere expedition is to drill down to 7,220 […]

  • 26 December 2016
    Equipment

    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute’s (MBARI) Benthic Rover, an autonomous seafloor crawler, recently broke the world record for longest distance traveled and duration sustained by a seafloor crawler.  The Benthic Rover, an untethered, entirely autonomous seafloor crawler, has been collecting  scientific data on the seafloor for an entire year. The Rover operates at Station M—an area […]

  • 28 February 2006

    Dubai Ports (DP) World-UAE, the region’s leading port operator, has announced that it has recorded another year of impressive growth in container throughput for 2005, handling 7.62 million TEUs, which represents 19 per cent growth for 2005 compared with 2004.

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Maersk Line’s Triple-E vessel has set a world record by carrying 17,603 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) between Europe and Asia. The record was set on Monday morning of  July 21st, 2014 when Mary Maersk left Algeciras, Spain and headed to Tanjung Pelepas, Malaysia. Mary Maersk has a nominal capacity of 18,270 TEU, but so far that […]

  • 18 August 2010

    A new world record for the largest single continuous infusion — with 6.3t of resin flowed in over four hours — has been achieved at RMK’s shipyard in Turkey during the construction of the first Oyster 125 superyacht. This hull has now been successfully released from its mould after post curing in a purpose-built 40m […]

  • 20 May 2014

    ALE Heavylift has completed another world record with the load-out of the 47,830t Arkutun Dagi topside.

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord’s flexible fallpipe vessel Stornes has set a world record. During a period of four weeks, Stornes placed rock in water depths of up to 1,277 meters. The Subsea Rock installation works were executed in relation to the development of the Aasta Hansteen gas field and Polarled pipeline in the Norwegian Sea. Van Oord […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    London-based TechnipFMC said that its pipelay vessel Deep Energy has set a new world record for the stiffest pipe ever installed from a Reel-Lay vessel. The landmark was achieved while laying the P1 oil production pipe-in-pipe at Neptune Energy’s Duva- Gjøa P1 field. Nicolas Pallin, senior specialist at TechnipFMC said: “We knew from early 2019 […]

  • 11 April 2013

    The London Array project, jointly owned by Dong Energy, Masdar and EON, has announced that the first 630MW phase of the project in the Thames estuary is now fully operational. The project is setting the new world record for the Largest wind farm, according to the World Record Academy. The Guinness world record for the […]

  • 15 March 2016

    Florida’s Port Everglades broke its own world record with a preliminary count of more than 54,700 cruise guests sailing in and out of the port in a single day, according to the Broward County’s officials. This is the second time in this cruise season for the port to set the record, taking into account the […]

  • 28 August 2013

    Drydocks World, one of the most renowned and prolific maritime service providers to the shipping, oil, gas and energy sectors announced an Overall Customer Satisfaction Rating of 96 percent received from their clients. The satisfaction questionnaire covers 29 distinct areas including Health, Safety & Environment, project management and administration, technical services, services from various trades […]