Sustainability in the heavy lifting industry

Cost efficiency and sustainability, two topics that are frequently discussed in the offshore and maritime industry. There are many developments and innovations going on in this area.

UK Sub Collides with Merchant Vessel off Gibraltar

The UK Royal Navy’s nuclear-powered submarine, HMS Ambush, collided with a merchant vessel off Gibraltar on ...

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Fincantieri Improves Shipbuilding Revenue

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri S.p.A. has recorded EUR 1.659 billion revenue coming from its shipbuilding segment ...

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Abu Sayyaf Abducts Malaysian Tugboat Crew

Filipino authorities have confirmed that the five crew members who were reported missing from the Malaysian tug ...

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ReCAAP Raises Red Flag over Crew Abductions in Asia

The number of piracy and armed robbery incidents in Asia during January-June 2016 has decreased by 64% compared to ...

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Last Week of May Deadliest in the Mediterranean Sea

Last week’s migrant death toll in the Mediterranean Sea is believed to be the biggest this year as 1,083 ...

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Spotted: Nevsky Flaunts Its Largest Ship

In today’s spotted we bring you the Academician Pashin – the first tanker built for the Russian ...

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STX France Sells Its Lorient Shipyard

French shipbuilder STX France has decided to sell its Lorient shipyard located in Lanester to Kership, a joint ...

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Fincantieri’s Performance Bounces Back in Q1

Italian shipbuilding major Fincantieri has marked a turning point in the first quarter of 2016, returning to the ...

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Tanker Freed from Hijackers off Indonesia, Nine Arrested

The Indonesian Navy has retrieved an oil tanker that had been hijacked by pirates off Borneo arresting nine ...

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Iran Threatens to Close Strait of Hormuz to US

Iran is threatening to shut the Strait of Hormuz, a major choke-point for oil shipments, to US vessels and its ...

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Tanker Thwarts Pirate Attack off Nigeria

The string of attacks in the Gulf of Guinea continues as pirates attempted to board a tanker earlier today while ...

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Enrica Lexie Case: Court Orders Return of Italian Marine

One of the two Italian Navy marines, being held in India after they were accused of killing two Indian fishermen in ...

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44 Seafarers Captured as Violence Rises in West Africa

44 seafarers have been captured so far this year amid growing violence off the coast of West Africa, new figures ...

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Piracy, Maritime Crime Costing Nigeria USD 1.5 Bn a Month

Nigeria is losing about USD 1.5 billion a month due to piracy, armed robbery at sea, smuggling, and fuel supply ...

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6 Pirate Attacks in 24 Hours off Nigeria, Two Crew Kidnapped

Two crew members of an offshore supply vessel were kidnapped by pirates while their ship was underway around 97 ...

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Indonesian Ports Halt Coal Shipments to Philippines

Indonesia is restricting shipping of coal to its neighboring Philippines following a rise in hijackings of its ...

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Third Weapons Seizure in Arabian Sea

For the third time in recent weeks, international naval forces operating in the waters of the Arabian Sea seized a ...

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Kidnapped Tanker Crew Liberated

The four crew members of a chemical tanker that were kidnapped off Nigeria on March 5 have been released and are ...

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Indonesian Tug Freed, Kidnapped Crew Still Held Hostage

The hijacked Indonesian tug Brahma 12 has been released and is now being held by the Philippine authorities, the ...

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Ten Indonesian Crew Kidnapped off Philippines

An Indonesian crew of ten people have been kidnapped in the Philippines, according to the Indonesian Embassy in ...

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Weapons Shipment Heading for Somalia Seized

A large weapons cache was seized aboard a dhow in the Northern Indian Ocean by the French naval personnel, ...

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MAST: Maritime Industry Faced with Myriad of Security Threats

Conflicts and tensions in the Middle East, Far East and North and sub-Saharan Africa pose a real threat to the ...

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MT Maximus Handed Over to Owners

The oil tanker MT Maximus that was rescued from pirates last month has been handed over to its owners, represented ...

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Large Weapons Cache Seized on Its Way to Somalia

A large contraband of weapons was uncovered and seized following the boarding of a small fishing style vessel ...

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VIDEO: Canadian Trawler Runs into Trouble off Greenland

Canadian trawler FV Saputi ran into trouble during fishing in the Davis Strait having struck sea ice on ...

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Update: MT Maximus Hijackers Arrested

The Nigerian Navy on Monday publicly paraded the pirates, who were arrested for hijacking the Panamanian oil tanker ...

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Another Tanker Seized in Libya amid Gas Smuggling Claims

Another international tanker got caught up in a dispute between the two opposing governments in Libya over alleged ...

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