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.

Worldwide Orders for New Container Vessels Reach USD 57 ...

  Ocean carriers and charter shipowners have placed orders worth $57 billion for new container vessels over ...

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Russia: Pacific Fleet Task Unit Starts Escorting of ...

  Upon termination of preparatory phase, Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit led by large ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev ...

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Pirates Seize Tanker and Its Crew off Nigerian Coast

  Pirates have seized a tanker and its crew off the Nigerian coast, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) ...

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Djibouti to Invest USD 330 Million in Port Expansion

  Djibouti Ports and Free Zones Authority’s chairman, Aboubaker Omar Hadi, said that the government would ...

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Fairmount Glacier Positions FPSO Usan Offshore Nigeria

  Fairmount Marine’s powerful tug Fairmount Glacier has successfully assisted in the installation of the ...

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Cameroon: President Attends Opening Ceremony of Phase I ...

  October 8 witnessed grand opening ceremony of Phase I Kribi Deepwater Project of Cameroon constructed by ...

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UK: Small Dry Bulk Ships Charter Rates Remain Stable

  Handysize and handymax charter rates will remain stable at their current level until the end of the year, ...

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Ship Insurers Support Use of Private Armed Guards on ...

More ship insurers are backing the use of private armed guards on merchant vessels at sea to combat Somali piracy ...

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Ghana: NIMASA Traces Missing Vessel

  A Motor Tanker Vessel, MT KEMEPADE which was reported missing from the Lagos anchorage on Wednesday 28th ...

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Mozambique: Port of Beira Plans to Double Capacity by 2015

  Last year, according to the daily newspaper “Noticias”, Beira port handled 1.29 million tonnes of cargo. ...

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EU NAVFOR Disrupts Suspect Pirate Action Group’s Supply Boat

  On 7 October EU NAVFOR warship FGS KOELN successfully disrupted a suspect Pirate Action Group’s (PAG) supply ...

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Ghana: Seadrill Wins One-year Contract for Newbuild ...

Tullow Oil Ghana Ltd., a subsidiary of Tullow Oil plc has awarded Seadrill a one-year contract for operations ...

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Contact Group on Piracy off Coast of Somalia Launches ...

  The State Department announces the launch of the new official website for the Contact Group on Piracy off ...

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EUNAVFOR Warship FGS KÖLN Saves Five Somali Fishermen

  EUNAVFOR warship FGS KÖLN came to the rescue of five Somali fishermen drifting in the Indian Ocean in a ...

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South Africa: Dutch Minister Visits Damen Shipyards Cape Town

  The Dutch Minister for Agriculture and Foreign Trade, Mr Henk Bleker, visited Damen Shipyards Cape Town ...

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STCW-F International Convention to Enter into Force in 2012

  The International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Fishing Vessel ...

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Demag Receives Mobile Harbour Cranes Order from Kenya

  Demag Cranes has received an order for two Mobile Harbour Cranes from the Kenya Ports Authority (KPA). KPA ...

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Tanzania: Pirates Attack Ocean Rig’s Drillship

  Tanzania has arrested seven suspected Somali pirates after an attack on an oil and gas exploration ship ...

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Greek Owned MV Dover Released from Pirate Control

  Following payment of a ransom, the M/V DOVER, which was pirated on 28 February 2011 approximately 260 ...

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Algerian Government Unveils Plan for New Seaport

  The Algerian government is readying a tender for the construction of a new deepwater seaport, with the ...

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ICS Chairman Spyros M Polemis Calls for More Navy ...

Governments have ceded control of the Indian Ocean to pirates and the small deployment of naval forces to the ...

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Namibia: Future Looks Great for Walvis Bay Port

  A R2 billion initiative by the Namibia Port Authority (Namport) to expand the deep water port at Walvis Bay ...

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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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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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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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Gabon: Fairstar Wins Transportation Contract by ...

  Fairstar Heavy Transport N.V. has been awarded a new transportation contract by Hercules Offshore to ...

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Russian Naval Task Force to Continue Anti-Piracy ...

  A new Russian naval task force will arrive on Wednesday in the Gulf of Aden to continue the ongoing ...

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