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  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    World Wide Supply, a Norwegian offshore service vessel company, has laid up two platform supply vessels due to a weak offshore spot market. The World Diamond and World Pearl vessels, both PSVs of the DAMEN PSV 3300 CD design, served a contract for GDF Suez in the North Sea through January and half of the February this year, […]

  • 27 March 2014

    On March 20, 2014, Excelerate Energy celebrated the naming ceremony for its newest floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) “Experience” at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering’s (DSME) Okpo Shipyard, Korea. The Experience, constructed to provide long-term service for Brazil’s Petrobras, is the largest and most capable FSRU in the world with a storage capacity of […]

  • 18 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    DP World will be splashing USD 405 million for the acquisition of Dubai’s ship repair business Drydocks World LLC (Drydocks) and Maritime World LLC, the 100% owner of Dubai Maritime City (DMC). The Dubai-based port operator said the purchases would be made by means of a capital injection of USD 225 million. The acquisition of Drydocks, the […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    DP World has become the first company in its sector to join the World Ocean Council (WOC).

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dubai government-owned conglomerate Dubai World has struck a new deal with creditors to extend and amend its outstanding USD 14.6 billion debt, Reuters reports citing company announcement. The deal envisages full early repayment of 2015 maturities of USD 2.92 billion in addition to extension of the conglomerate’s remaining 2018 maturities to 2022. Dubai World has been at the negotiating […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dubai-based container port operator DP World has acquired an additional stake in DP World Australia.

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The first vessel of the Triple-E series, owned by Maersk Line, was named on Friday, June 14, in a ceremony at the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) shipyard in Okpo, South Korea. Ane Mærsk Mc-Kinney Uggla, who is the chairman of the Moller Foundation, had the honour of naming the first vessel. Watch a […]

  • 25 April 2006

    HAMBURG (AP) – A German shipyard yesterday delivered the world’s largest passenger ship to its U.S. owner. The Freedom of the Seas was handed over to Florida-based cruise operator Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RCL) at a ceremony in Hamburg that drew crowds of onlookers. The 160,000-ton cruise liner can carry some 4,000 passengers and offers […]

  • 9 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The company said it is “disappointed” with the CFMMEU’s escalation of industrial action across DP World terminals.

  • 3 June 2016

    Following recent approval granted to Petrobras to keep one of World Wide Supply’s PSVs working for the oil company, Petrobras has received approval to keep World Wide Supply’s other blocked vessel, the World Sapphire, for another 60 days.  Petrobras made an application to the Agencia Nacional de Transportes Aquaviarios (ANTAQ) to be allowed to keep the vessels on charter […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    At the OECD International Transport Forum in Leipzig, Germany, the annual gathering of the world’s transport ministers from more than 50 countries (22-24 May), the views of the global shipping industry were represented by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the principal global trade association for shipowners. ICS explained the realities of the very serious […]

  • 12 November 2013

    Damen Shipyards Group has recently delivered the fourth Platform Supply Vessel in a series of six to World Wide Supply of Norway. World Emerald is a Damen PSV 3300 CD. The first ship, World Diamond, was delivered in July. The fifth PSV ‘World Opel’, will be handed over in a few weeks and the last […]

  • 20 December 2013

    After 14 months of construction, the Shell Prelude FLNG project continues to create history. Measuring nearly half a kilometre in length and weighing over 200,000 tonnes, the facility’s enormous hull is ready to take to the water for the first time. Join the team in Goeje, South Korea, as it prepares to launch the largest […]

  • 9 April 2013

    German-based luxury yacht builder Lurssen has launched the world’s largest yacht, the 180m long Azzam. With an estimated gross tonnage of 14,000GT and a price tag of $520 million, the Azzam is sailing into the record books. She left her drydock 11 month after her transfer last year and only 28 months from cutting steel! […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Authorities & Government, Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    The World Ocean Council (WOC) – the Global Blue Economy Business Organization – has recently partnered with the World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA) and joined World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO). The WOC will work with the WBA and its network of Allies to develop criteria and benchmarks for sustainable development relevant to the ocean business community. […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first distribution center at DP World London Gateway Logistics Park was officially opened on July 20th. The first phase of this high tech unit, which comprises 16,800m² (180,000 sq ft) of distribution and logistics space and 2,400m² (25,000 sq ft) of office space, has been finished to BREEAM “very good” standard. “DP World London […]

  • 24 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    DP World delivers encouraging results driven by performance of container terminals in Europe and Asia.

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    DP World is returning to private ownership and delisting its shares from Nasdaq Dubai.

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    South Korean shipbuilding giant Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI) announced today that it held a naming ceremony for the world’s largest containership, the first of five 19,000 TEU containerships ordered from China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) in May 2013. The containership was named CSCL Globe by He Li Jun, wife of Xu Li Rong, chairman of China […]

  • 11 February 2013

    On 17 December 2012, the first ever hybrid seagoing ferry was launched in Port Glasgow, Scotland, by the Scottish Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. The vessel is the first of two hybrid ferries for Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd. (CMAL) currently under construction at Ferguson Shipyard. To make this world’s first happen, CMAL turned to Rotterdam-based […]

  • 4 June 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    The world’s largest containership, the 23,964 TEU HMM Algeciras, sailed into the Port of Rotterdam on June 3, making its first call at Europe’s largest port. The colossal ship, loaded with 19,621 TEU on board – also a record – was quite a sight as it proceeded to Rotterdam World Gateway (RWG) to unload containers. […]

  • 10 July 2006