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Posted: 7 days ago

Singaporean seafarers get additional unemployment assistance

Singaporean seafarers who were unable to secure shipboard employment between May and December 2020 d...

Posted: 7 days ago
Posted: 13 days ago

Stolt-Nielsen CEO: Costly ship rerouting due to overdue crew changes impacting scheduling

Pricey rerouting of ships needed to carry out overdue crew changes, significantly hampered by the on...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 13 days ago
Posted: 13 days ago

ROVOP rolls out video link option for offshore inspection

UK-based ROVOP has delivered its first remote platform-based live video streaming option for offshor...

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  • Operations & Maintenance
Posted: 13 days ago
Posted: 15 days ago

COVID-19 impact bites into Panama Canal’s FY 2020 projections

The Panama Canal closed its 2020 fiscal year with an annual tonnage of 475.1 million Panama Canal to...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 15 days ago
Posted: 16 days ago

Havyard closes yard amid COVID-19 outbreak

At least 17 people linked to Norway’s shipbuilder New Havyard Ship Technology AS, part of Havy...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 16 days ago
Posted: 22 days ago

Rystad expects swift recovery in offshore oil and gas pipeline market led by Middle East

This downturn’s impact on offshore pipeline demand is lighter than that of 2016 and recovery is like...

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  • Infrastructure
Posted: 22 days ago
Posted: 23 days ago

Over 400,000 seafarers trapped at sea as crew change crisis nears breaking point

More than 400,000 seafarers remain trapped at sea on more than 60,000 cargo ships, as calls to end t...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 23 days ago
Posted: 23 days ago

Crew member tests positive for COVID-19 on Hapag-Lloyd operated boxship

A crew member on board Mehuin, the Liberia-flagged containership, operated by German liner Hapag-Llo...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 23 days ago
Posted: 29 days ago

ITF warns of shipping’s backslide on safety & seafarers’ rights amid COVID-19 impact

The COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the shipping industry goes beyond the crew change crisis as ...

Categories:
  • Human Capital
Posted: 29 days ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

Ocean Yield to book $130 million in impairments for two vessels

Ocean Yield expects to book impairments of $130 million in total for an FPSO and offshore constructi...

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  • Vessels
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

Equinor suffers further delays on Martin Linge project as Covid-19 disrupts topside work

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has experienced a further delay in the development of its operated Ma...

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  • Business developments & projects
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

BIMCO: A look into 2020 fleet growth

BIMCO has released an overview of the three main shipping sectors and their respective fleet growths...

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  • Vessels
Posted: about 1 month ago
  • long read
Posted: about 1 month ago
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Oil & gas after 2020: Will the latest downturn lead to permanent transformation?

Following its third price collapse in 12 years, the oil and gas industry might be facing a period of...

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  • Outlook & strategy
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

Silverstream almost doubles team to support growth undeterred by COVID-19

London-based firm Silverstream Technologies is expanding its team by over 90% to support the increas...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

COVID-19 hinders Nordic Shipholding’s merger talks

Discussions on a potential merger between Danish shipowner Nordic Shipholding and an unidentified ta...

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  • Business developments & projects
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Genting Hong Kong suspends all payments to financial creditors

Genting Hong Kong Limited has decided to temporarily suspend all payments to the group’s financial c...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Klaveness reveals two crew were infected with COVID-19

Klaveness Combination Carriers reported that two crew members on board one of its CABU vessels had b...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

ITF repatriates fatigued bulker crew after they down their tools in Panama

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has managed to repatriate the fatigued c...

Categories:
  • Human Capital
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Maersk defies COVID-19 impact with strong Q2 results, lifts profit outlook

A.P. Moller – Maersk managed to improve profitability across all businesses in the second quar...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

COVID-19 could cost the shipping industry 40K jobs

The shipping industry could lose up to 40,000 jobs as more than 50% of the people in shipping lines ...

Categories:
  • Infrastructure
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

COVID-19 outbreak hits Hong Kong container shipping port

Hong Kong’s biggest container port facility Kwai Tsing Container Terminals has been linked to ...

Categories:
  • Ports & Logistics
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Rystad: OFS industry to see lowest headcount in over a decade as Covid-19 pushes firms into cost-cutting mode

A Rystad Energy analysis of the top 50 OFS firms shows that staffing is set to reach its lowest leve...

Categories:
  • Human Capital
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago
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Marine seismic industry in numbers after exploration capex slash

The low oil price has led energy companies to scale back near-term investment plans significantly, a...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 2 months ago
  • long read
Posted: 2 months ago
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Green energy transition: vital role of the oil & gas industry in achieving net-zero by 2050

A green energy transition will require the industry to make real progress in reducing its carbon foo...

Categories:
  • Transition
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

COVID-19 forces AGS to tighten its belt

Ocean bottom node seismic player Axxis Geo Solutions (AGS) said on Monday that it will reduce operat...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Eni slips to loss, cuts capex

Eni went from a profit in the second quarter of 2019 to a loss in the same period this year hit by t...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 2 months ago