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Arup Takes Part in White Rose Extension Project

Arup Takes Part in White Rose Extension Project

Arup has won contract from Husky Energy to carry out the detailed engineering design for the White Rose Extension Project concrete gravity structure. Subject to partner, corporate and regulatory approvals, WREP is being developed through the construction of a wellhead platform, and Arup will be responsible for the DED of the concrete gravity structure (CGS) […]

Top News of the Week April 14 – April 19, 2014

Top News of the Week April 14 – April 19, 2014

NYK Introduces Eight New Boxships NYK has reached time charter agreements for eight new containerships, to be built at the Kure shipyard of Japan Marine United Co. Ltd., each capable of carrying 14,000 TEUs. UAE: Drydocks World to Build Two Unique Jack-Up Rigs Drydocks World has signed an Agreement with Malta Oil & Gas Ltd. […]

CMA CGM Group Bolsters Its Presence in Madagascar

CMA CGM Group Bolsters Its Presence in Madagascar

Since the creation of CMA CGM Madagascar in 2003, the CMA CGM Group, the world’s third largest container shipping company, has continued to develop on the island to move closer to its customers and partners and meet economic growth forecasts in the Malagasy industrial market. The CMA CGM Group is opening two news agencies in […]

Tsuneishi to Build Four Feederships for SIPG

Tsuneishi to Build Four Feederships for SIPG

Tsuneishi Group has received orders for four 1,020 TEU container carriers from the Hong Kong-based subsidiary of Shanghai International Port (Group) Co., Ltd. (SIPG). The four ordered vessels feature latest improvements in fuel efficiency. Reductions in both fuel consumption and nitrogen compounds contained in gas emissions are achieved by applying an engine in which fuel […]

‘Oleg Strashnov’ Bound for DanTysk OWF

‘Oleg Strashnov’ Bound for DanTysk OWF

The heavy lift vessel “Oleg Strashnov” is steaming its way toward Vattenfall’s DanTysk offshore wind farm in the North Sea. The vessel is delivering the jacket structure for the Tennet Sylwin Alpha platform, the converter station of the project’s grid access, according to Vattenfall’s Holger Grubel. The “Oleg Strashnov” will be assisted by a number of  […]

Update 3: Families’ Worst Fears True – at Least 28 Dead

Update 3: Families’ Worst Fears True – at Least 28 Dead

The worst fears come true as the death toll from the capsized South Korean passenger ferry rises to 28 with more than 270 people still unaccounted for. Today the ferry Sewol disappeared completely from sight at around noon (local time), as of 2 p.m. 28 people had been confirmed dead, while 179 had been rescued, […]

MAN Diesel & Turbo Set for IMO Tier III

MAN Diesel & Turbo Set for IMO Tier III

“We are ready for IMO Tier III”, said Dr Stephan Timmermann, MAN Diesel & Turbo Executive Board Member responsible for Marine Systems and After Sales. “We have the technologies in place to support our customers for this new era of environmentally efficient shipping. I am pleased that the adoption of the IMO regulations will save […]

EU Parliament Adopts Maritime Spatial Planning Directive

EU Parliament Adopts Maritime Spatial Planning Directive

The European Parliament endorsed on April 17th a Directive for Maritime Spatial Planning which should help the EU Member States develop plans to better coordinate the various activities that take place at sea, ensuring they are as efficient and sustainable as possible. In coastal and maritime areas, many activities compete for the same space and […]

Dresser-Rand Powers Up KUGIRA II

Dresser-Rand Powers Up KUGIRA II

Dresser-Rand, a global supplier of rotating equipment solutions to the oil, gas, petrochemical, and process industries, installed five generator sets on Europe’s largest caisson-building floating dock- the KUGIRA II in Setúbal, Portugal. Acciona Infraestructuras (Acciona), a Spanish infrastructure development company, has built numerous maritime projects, including ports, dry docks, shipyards, berthing jetties, and navigation canals […]

MIT: New Design for Nuclear Plants Built on Floating Platforms

MIT: New Design for Nuclear Plants Built on Floating Platforms

Jacopo Buongiorno and others at MIT’s Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering are working on a new floating nuclear power plant concept that could provide enhanced safety, easier siting, and centralized construction. When an earthquake and tsunami struck the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant complex in 2011, neither the quake nor the inundation caused the ensuing […]

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