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.

UAE: BOURBON Strengthens Its Vessel Maintenance Program

UAE - BOURBON Strengthens Its Vessel Maintenance Program

A leader in offshore oil and gas marine services, BOURBON opens Bourbon Docking, an organization located in Dubai, ...

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Norway: Naming Ceremony for Ulstein Design PSV MV Blue ...

Norway - Naming Ceremony for Ulstein Design PSV MV Blue Fighter

The first platform supply vessel (PSV) newbuilding of the PX121 design from ULSTEIN®, M/V Blue Fighter, was named ...

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The Netherlands: Transfennica Increases Its Capacity ...

The Netherlands - Transfennica Increases Its Capacity with New Vessels

The Dutch shipowner Transfennica, which links the Port of Bilbao with Zeebrugge three times weekly, has increased ...

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Germany: Seatruck Ferries’ New Ship​ Hits the Water

Germany - Seatruck Ferries' New Ship​ Hits the Water

Flensburger shipyard today, right on schedule, launched third newbuilding for Seatruck Ferries​. The name for the ...

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New Zealand: Bad Weather Prevents Salvors to Assess ...

New Zealand - Bad Weather Prevents Salvors to Assess Rena's Break-up Damage

Swells around the Astrolabe Reef are continuing to prevent salvors from diving on the wreck to assess the damage ...

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India: Adani Commissions Second Jetty at Dahej Port

India - Adani Commissions Second Jetty at Dahej Port

Adani Petronet (Dahej) Port Private Limited, which operates Dahej Port in South Gujarat, today announced the ...

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Greece’s MTM Firm Receives Energy Management ...

  Lloyd’s Register has awarded Maran Tankers Management, Inc. (MTM), the oil tanker management company ...

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The Netherlands: Maritime Institute Willem Barentsz ...

The Netherlands - Maritime Institute Willem Barentsz Cooperates with Amarcon

Maritime Institute Willem Barentsz and the Dutch decision support-software developer Amarcon have closed an ...

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Croatia: Naval Architects Magazine Recognizes Piana and ...

“Orange Star“ - handy carrier

Vessels “Piana“ and “Orange Star“ will be covered in annual publication of The Naval Arhitects which will be ...

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Ukraine: Odessa Port Receives First Capesize Vessel in 2012

Ukraine - Odessa Port Receives First Capesize Vessel in 2012

On January 7th, on Orthodox Christmas, the Odessa port launched handling of ore carriers of an increased capacity. ...

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Leer. Hartmann Takes Delivery of its New Vessel from ...

Leer. Hartmann Takes Delivery of its New Vessel from Romanian Shipyard

Leer. Hartmann Shipping, settled in Leer, took over its newest vessel from Severnav S.A. Shipyard, Romania. The ...

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UAE: Leading Specialists Convene Maritime Security and ...

UAE - Leading Specialists to Convene Maritime Security and Surveillance Conference

Leading specialists from governments, armed forces and the maritime security industry will convene later this month ...

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Germany: Transas Marine Releases 4-level ECDIS Concept

Germany - Transas Marine Releases 4-level ECDIS Concept

Transas Marine releases new 4-level ECDIS concept to suit all types of customers needs. The Transas Marine 4-level ...

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BIMCO Calls for Tighter International Regulation of ...

  A Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) study has called for tighter regulation of shipping on a ...

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U.S. Coast Guard Ship Renders Aid to Iranian Mariners

U.S. Coast Guard Ship Renders Aid to Iranian Mariners

A U.S. Coast Guard ship, assigned to Commander, Task Force (CTF) 55, rendered aid to six Iranian mariners from a ...

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USA: Donjon Marine’s Articulated Tug Wins ...

USA - Donjon Marine's Articulated Tug Wins ‘Significant Boats in 2012′ Award

Donjon Marine Company’s New Build Articulated Tug, the Ken Boothe Sr, earned “Significant Boats in 2012” award at ...

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New Zealand: Two Parts of Rena Remain in Position on Reef

New Zealand - Two Parts of Rena Remains in Position on Reef

Booms are being placed at Maketū and Little Waihi Beach today in anticipation of any fresh oil washing ashore from ...

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Fire on Korean Fishing Vessel Jeong Woo 2 in Ross Sea, ...

  Two of the rescued crew members from the Jeong Woo 2 are believed to have extensive burn injuries and ...

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Norway: SinOceanic Shipping Takes Delivery of VLCV MSC Vega

Norway - SinOceanic Shipping Takes Delivery of VLCV MSC Vega

SinOceanic Shipping ASA, took delivery of Very Large Container Vessels (VLCV) MSC Vega  (13,100 TEU) today and she ...

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Finland: Cargotec Develops Automatic Twistlock by ...

Finland - Cargotec Develops Automatic Twistlock by Maersk Performance Criteria

Cargotec, in collaboration with the shipping giant A.P. Møller-Maersk A/S (Maersk), has developed a new, safe and ...

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Maersk Line Completes Reflagging under US Registry of ...

Maersk Line Completes Reflagging under US Registry of Its New Heavy-lift Vessel

Maersk Line, Limited (MLL) completed the reflagging under US registry of Maersk Illinois, its newest multipurpose ...

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Four Tanker Operators Form New Market Leading VLCC Pool

Japan - Four Tanker Operators Form New Market Leading VLCC Pool

The pool agreement governing the formation of a market leading VLCC pool has now been signed by the four partners. ...

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Belgium: Safmarine Announces New Appointments

Belgium - Safmarine Announces New Appointments

Safmarine has announced the appointment of Grant Daly as its new CEO, effective February 1, 2012. South ...

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Norway: Hagland Shipping Expands Fleet

Norway - Hagland Shipping Expands Fleet

Hagland Shipping based in Haugesund, Norway will during 2nd quarter this year take over 2 new dry cargo ships of ...

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New Zealand: Stern of MV Rena Sinks

New Zealand - Stern of MV Rena Sinks

The stern section of the MV Rena is perched on the edge of the Astrolabe Reef, with about 75 percent submerged and ...

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Australia: Two Combi Lift Vessels for Gorgon LNG Project

Australia -Two Combi Lift Vessels for Gorgon LNG Project

Combi Lift said it has signed a contract with Schenker for two of their semisubmersible ships for the Gorgon LNG ...

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Ireland: Arklow Marine Prepares to Launch First 20m WFSV

On Thursday 12th January, 2012 the first 20 metre Wind Farm Service Vessel will be launched in Arklow. “Gardian 8″ ...

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