Shell Shareholders Back Merger with BG

Shell Shareholders Back Merger with BG

Royal Dutch Shell’s shareholders have today voted in favour of the recommended combination between Shell and ...

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Lamprell Eyes Stake in Saudi Arabia's New Maritime Complex

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Lamprell Energy Limited has signed an MOU with the national oil company of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Saudi ...

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Golar LNG Teams Up with Schlumberger

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Golar LNG has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Schlumberger to co-operate on the global development of ...

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Spotted: Esvagt Njord Stands Tall


Esvagt’s newbuild offshore service vessel Esvagt Njord has been freshly launched today at Nauta Shiprepair ...

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BW Offshore Gets One, Loses One

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FPSO contractor BW Offshore said that Ithaca Energy has decided to terminate the charter contract of the FPSO BW ...

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Spotted: Siem Daya 2 Powers Up at Kristiansand

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In today’s article we spotted for you Siem’s offshore support vessel Siem Daya 2 taking a breather in ...

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Vroon Adds Vessel Duo from Cosco Guangdong

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Dutch shipping company Vroon has taken delivery of the fifth in a line of seven livestock carriers being built for ...

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Otto Marine Secures 2nd Gig with Unnamed Port Operator

Otto Marine Secures 2nd Gig with Port Operator

Otto Marine’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Go Offshore has entered into an agreement with an undisclosed port ...

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BG Group Braves Difficult Year

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Despite difficult market, 2015 seems to have been a very positive year for BG Group as the company may even exceed ...

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Time for Offshore Energy Companies to Diversify

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Companies serving the offshore energy sector must accept that crude oil prices are not going to bounce back anytime ...

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Japan Inks Multibillion Loan with ADNOC to Seal Oil Imports


State-run oil company Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has inked a facility agreement worth USD 3.3 billion ...

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Damen to Deliver Its 1st Service Operations Vessel to Bibby

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Bibby Marine Services Limited, part of Bibby Line Group, signed a contract with the Damen Shipyards Group for ...

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Drillship Duo Delivery Delayed at DSME

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South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and Maritime Engineering (DSME) has agreed with an undisclosed owner ...

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New Lease Accounting Standard to Impact Maritime Sector

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A new international accounting standard dealing with leases could have major implications for companies in the ...

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Ezra in Profit Warning

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Singapore’s Ezra Holdings Limited, an integrated offshore support provider, has issued a profit warning with ...

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Vallianz Buys Two Newbuilt AHTS Vessels

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Singapore-based offshore services provider Vallianz Holdings Limited has signed an agreement to acquire two ...

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Spotted: First X-STERN Ready for Its Paint Job

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The hull of the first of two service operation vessels being built for the offshore wind industry arrived ...

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Offshore Headwinds Lead Havila to Restructuring

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Norway-based offshore vessel owner Havila Shipping is preparing for “severe financial challenges for the ...

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Most Read Articles in 2015


As we enter the new year, let’s take a moment to take a look at the most interesting articles selected by our ...

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One Dead, Two Injured on Board COSL Rig

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One person has died and two other were injured as a result of the breaking wave that hit the drilling rig COSL ...

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Happy New Year 2016!

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World Maritime News team wishes all our readers joyous holidays and a happy and prosperous New Year! We would also ...

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Petronas FLNG1 Reaches 95 Pct Completion

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Petronas’ first floating LNG facility (PFLNG1) being constructed by South Korean Daewoo Shipbuilding & ...

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Keppel O&M Closes Year with Four Contract Wins

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Keppel Offshore & Marine has through its subsidiaries won four contracts worth a total of about S$125 million ...

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Gulf Marine Services Moving Operations to Zayed Port

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UAE-based port operator Abu Dhabi Ports has signed a contract with offshore contractor Gulf Marine Services ...

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Den Helder Gets New CEO

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Dutch Port of Den Helder is getting a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) as of April 2016, namely Jacoba Bolderheij. ...

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Spotted: Maersk Connector Put Through Its Paces

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The 9,300 dwt cable installing vessel Maersk Connector, owned and operated by Maersk Supply Service, has been ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (Dec 14th – Dec 18th)


Dolphin Resorts to Bankruptcy Norwegian Dolphin Group ASA together with its subsidiary Dolphin Geophysical AS will ...

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