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  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Dutch research institute Deltares recently released a study highlighting the economic benefits of investments in dikes worldwide. According to Deltares, the economic benefits of building dikes to reduce flood damage far outweigh the costs at the global scale. In many parts of the world, it is even possible to reduce the economic damage from river […]

  • 6 June 2012

    Operations all over the world challenge Imtech Marine to employ specific qualities in projects from different company branches and from different regions for optimal results. Managing director Eric van den Adel sees the need to invest in high level education in emerging industries. “Today, we have 89 sites around the world from which we service […]

  • 8 January 2013

    12 months on from the Costa Concordia incident, a new Allianz report identifies that 106 ship losses were reported worldwide in the 12 months to November 25 2012 – up from 91 ships the previous year but a 27 percent decrease on the ten year average of 146 ships per annum. Despite this long term […]

  • 12 October 2011

      Ocean carriers and charter shipowners have placed orders worth $57 billion for new container vessels over the next four years, with about… (JOC) [mappress] Source: JOC, October 12, 2011;

  • 20 July 2005

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The number of pirate attacks worldwide hit a six-year low in the first half of 2005, but Iraq and Somalia emerged as increasingly perilous hotspots for commercial ships, a maritime watchdog said Wednesday.

  • 4 February 2016

    Decommissioning is a hot topic within the Offshore Energy industry and will also be a conference topic during Offshore Energy 2016 conference program. Over the past months a worldwide first has taken place with the dismantling Yttre Stengrund wind farm owned by Vattenfall. The wind farm had been operational since 2001 and Vattenfall has had […]

  • 31 May 2006

    Authorities in Barbados are trying to identify the bodies of 11 young West African men found in a boat which had been adrift for months. It is thought the men were part of a group of about 50 immigrants whose ship got lost while en route to Spain’s Canary Islands from West Africa, drifting thousands […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Technip and Heerema Marine Contractors (Heerema) announce today that they have signed a worldwide alliance agreement where the two companies will combine their capabilities to help their clients best address the fast growing subsea ultra-deepwater market. ALLIANCE RATIONALE Ultra-deepwater projects are expected to be the fastest growing part of the subsea market over the next […]

  • 4 February 2016

    Decommissioning is a hot topic within the Offshore Energy industry and will also be a topic during the Offshore Energy 2016 conference. Over the past months a worldwide first has taken place with the dismantling of Yttre Stengrund wind farm owned by Vattenfall. The wind farm had been operational since 2001 and Vattenfall has had […]

  • 20 March 2012

    With more overseas involvement than ever before, Seawork (22-24 May, Southampton) in its 15th year is set to deliver an outstanding performance as a demonstration arena and meeting venue of international importance. The world afloat On the pontoons, Sweden is represented by Light Marin and combat, patrol and pilot boat specialists Dockstavarvet, which will be […]

  • 6 April 2006

    Larsen & Toubro (L&T), has all set to explore the possibility of setting up a mega ship-building faciliy in the State. L&T chairman would meet the Chief Minister Mr.Y.S Rajasekhara Reddy and put forth to him the company’s requirements

  • 26 October 2011

    When the Leiv Eiriksson, a rig built to hunt for oil beneath 10,000 feet of water in the world’s roughest seas, finishes drilling a well off… By Brian Swint (Bloomberg) [mappress] Source: Bloomberg , October 26, 2011

  • 20 April 2012

    Leading in design and construction of highly complex vessels and equipment worldwide, IHC Merwede now prepares to become competitive in the market for vessels and constructions of lesser complexity. Developing and building at local plants around the world, the international company expects growth by servicing a broader market segment. As IHC Merwede’s president Govert Hamers […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Port of Rotterdam has signed a global partner deal with TOC Worldwide, organiser of the global TOC portfolio of port-centric maritime trade and supply chain events. The two partners said that the new agreement reflects a mutual commitment to foster greater dialogue and co-operation across international supply chains, at a time when global freight transport […]

  • 10 September 2015

    The worldwide wind capacity reached 392’927 MW by the end of June 2015, out of which 21’678 MW were added in the first six months of 2015. This increase is substantially higher than in the first half of 2014 and 2013, when 17,6 GW respectively 13,9 GW were added. All wind turbines installed worldwide by […]

  • 6 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Ferguson Group, specialists in the rental of containers, accommodation modules and engineering modules to the offshore energy industry around the world, is expanding its international presence in response to customer demand for its products. Over the coming months, a new base will open in Dubai, while the Ferguson Group’s teams in Norway and Australia […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Exploration & Production

    The worldwide offshore rig count in October rose by three units compared to October 2017 numbers. According to BHGE’s report released on Wednesday, the worldwide offshore rig count in October 2018 was 230 units, up from 227 a year ago. Baker Hughes, a GE company, splits it rig counts to international rig counts and North […]

  • 21 October 2013

    The worldwide wind capacity reached 296’255 MW by the end of June 2013, out of which 13’980 MW were added in the first six months of 2012. This increase is significantly less than in the first half of 2012 and 2011, when 16,5 GW respectively 18,4 GW were added. All wind turbines installed worldwide by […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The Oil & Gas Technology Centre’s TechX technology accelerator and incubator has so far received 75 applications from 17 countries for its Pioneer and Market Entry accelerator programmes.  TechX launched in December 2017 to help smaller, ambitious technology developers take their solutions to the oil and gas market – faster. The OGTC accelerator provides funding […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Exploration & Production

    The worldwide offshore rig count for September 2018 rose year-on-year but slightly dipped compared to August 2018.

  • 30 June 2008

    Monday June 30, 2:35 am ET BREDA, NORWAY–(MARKET WIRE)–Jun 30, 2008 — Hamilton Bermuda, 30 June 2008. Following the delivery of mv “TALISMAN” in May 2008, the fourth vessel out of a series of six mv “TREASURE”, now joins the fleet of Dockwise Transport, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dockwise Ltd. As was the case […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Study shows that relatively few deep sea dives have been undertaken in Norway compared with other countries such as the USA, France and Japan. The study shows that Norwegian deep sea diving occupies a relatively modest position in an international context in terms of scope and progression to greater depths. International deep sea diving to […]