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.

Denmark: Maersk Says Mega-ship Orders will Not Ruin Market

  The world’s biggest container shipping company, Maersk Line​, is confident its order for 20 giant new ...

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Canada: Vancouver Based Shipping Operators Launch ...

  A cleaner, safer more environment-friendly supply chain is the aim of a burgeoning cluster of shipping ...

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The Netherlands: Holland Nautic Launches Simrad Pro ...

  Autopilot will never be the same again, thanks to the launch of the Simrad Pro AP70 and AP80 Autopilot ...

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US Navy Awards DDG 1000 Contract to General Dynamics ...

  General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, is being awarded a $22,534,505 modification to previously ...

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Taiwan May Get Spot LNG Cargo October 8

  Taiwan may receive a spot cargo of liquefied natural gas from the Atlantic Ocean area in October, according ...

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Iranian Navy Hinders Pirates’ Attempt to Hijack ...

  Fleet of Iranian patrol ships hindered pirates’ attempt to hijack a Russian-flagged vessel. Speaking ...

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Salvage Tug ‘Abeille Languedoc’ Ensures ...

  Chartered by the French Navy for the Maritime Prefecture of the Channel and the North Sea, the response, ...

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Pallas Shipping´s New Tanker to Start Maiden Voyage ...

  Pallas Shipping´s new tanker M/T Pallas that are ordered at Akdeniz Shipyard was launched to everyone´s ...

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Wilhelmsen Ships Service Opens New Office in Ningbo, China

  Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has opened a new full service office in Ningbo, providing a comprehensive ...

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USA: SeaRiver Maritime Orders Two New Crude Carriers ...

  Exxon Mobil Corporation’s U.S. marine affiliate, SeaRiver Maritime, Inc., signed an agreement today with ...

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Singapore: Keppel Secures USD 142 Million Conversion ...

  Keppel Shipyard Ltd (Keppel Shipyard) has secured three conversion contracts worth a total of S$142 million. ...

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Japan: MES Delivers New Bulk Carrier to Borough Corp

  Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES) completed and delivered a 56,000 dwt type bulk carrier ...

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Greek-owned Ship MV EAGLE Released from Pirate Control

  Following payment of a ransom, the MV EAGLE, which was pirated on 17 January 2011 in position 490 nautical ...

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China: Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Launches First Super ...

  On Tuesday 27 September Jiangsu Yangzijiang Shipbuilding launched the first Super Green 8500 for Carisbrooke ...

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World Maritime Day 2011 – Piracy: Orchestrating ...

  Today (29 September 2011) marks the 34th celebration of World Maritime Day, the annual occasion when the ...

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KNOT Establishes Representative Office in Rio de ...

  Based on increased activity in Brazilian waters, Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers (KNOT) has decided to ...

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Japan: MES Delivers Bulk Carrier MV CAPE CELTIC to ...

  Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES) completed and delivered 177,000 dwt type bulk carrier, ...

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LNG Carrier Al Samriya Scheduled at UK South Hook October 1

  The Al Samriya LNG carrier, with a capacity of 263,000 cubic metres, is due to arrive in the UK’s South Hook ...

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Ireland: BMT’s SafePort Research Project ...

  BMT Group, the international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, announces that ...

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Greece: Tsakos Energy Announces Time Charter for Eight ...

  Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited announces time charters of four of its Suezmaxes, three of its Panamaxes ...

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China: JiangDong Shipyard Launches New Bulk Carrier ...

  JD35000-1, the first of two Graig’s owned 35,000dwt newbuilding has been successfully launched at JiangDong ...

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China: Tiger Group Plans to Order 50 Large Containerships

  Maritime investment firm Tiger Group could “very easily” buy as many as 50 large containerships in the next ...

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Greek Shipowner Alpha Orders LNG Carrier from STX

  Alpha Tankers & Freighters, a Greek shipowner, ordered a liquefied natural gas carrier at STX Offshore ...

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USA: Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority Gets ...

The Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC), an agency of the U.S. Department of Transportation has ...

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NYK, Evergreen and Hanjin Shipping to Launch New ...

  NYK announces that at the end of October, NYK, Evergreen Marine Corp. (Taiwan) Ltd. (EMC), and Hanjin ...

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Denmark Hosts 8th China-EU Major Shipping Policy Meeting

  On 26-28 September 2011, Denmark hosted the 8th China-EU Implementation meeting. Present at the meeting were ...

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Liberian Registry Awards Reverend with Honorary ...

  The Liberian Registry has awarded an honorary Master’s Licence to the Revd Canon Ken Peters, Director of ...

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