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.

Wood Mackenzie Says Speculative LNG Tanker Orders Face ...

Energy research consultancy Wood Mackenzie Tuesday warned about the possibility of a declining freight market with ...

read more →

Coast Guard, USS Whidbey Island Team Up to Fight Piracy

  An elite U.S. Coast Guard unit joined the visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) team on amphibious dock ...

read more →

Panama Canal Expansion to Bring Major Benefits

What Panamanian citizens may not realize is that when they approved the Panama Canal Extension project in 2007, it ...

read more →

Nordana Reintroduces Regular Shipping Service into Libya

Nordana was operating the only regular direct RoRo service from the US Gulf and East Coast into Libya until the ...

read more →

Antwerp Port Authority Expands Presence in South America

Antwerp Port Authority has expanded its presence in South America with the appointment of three new ...

read more →

USA: Keppel Delivers EXL Jack-up Rig to Rowan

  Keppel AmFELS LLC, a wholly owned US subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), has ...

read more →

USA: Oceaneering Sells Ocean Legend

Oceaneering International, Inc. announced today the sale of the Ocean Legend, a mobile offshore production system, ...

read more →

Ingalls Shipbuilding Wins USD 482.8 Million Contract to ...

Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. announced that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a $482.8 million ...

read more →

Kongsberg Maritime Mexico Becomes Fully Operational

Kongsberg Maritime Mexico S.A. DE C.V., became fully operational out of its new facility in the city of Veracruz ...

read more →

Global Shipping Industry Calls for UN Armed Force ...

The global shipping industry (represented by the Round Table of international shipping associations) has called for ...

read more →

Brazil: Bahia Ports Secure USD 300 Million Investment

  The ports of Salvador, Aratu and Ilhéus in the Brazilian state of Bahia have secured investment of $300m as ...

read more →

USA: SSN 787 Construction Starts

The Navy began construction of the thirteenth Virginia-class submarine, the as of yet unnamed SSN 787 Sept. 2. This ...

read more →

USA: Port of Miami Gets Green Light to Begin ...

The long, narrow island port that boasts an outsized role as a key economic engine for Greater Miami is about to ...

read more →

Fearnleys Says LNG Tanker Rents Exceed USD 100,000

The cost of hiring liquefied natural gas carriers on year-long charters exceeded $100,000 a day for the first time ...

read more →

Call for End of Unsustainable Deep-Sea Fishing

  A team of leading marine scientists from around the world is recommending an end to most commercial fishing in ...

read more →

USA: Wartsila Signs Cooperative Agreement with Shell to ...

Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, and Shell Oil Company have signed a Joint Co-operation ...

read more →

USA: ABS Releases Piracy Quick Reference Guide

  In support of the maritime community’s efforts to protect seafarers against acts of piracy, ABS has prepared ...

read more →

LNG Tanker Insurance Rates Going Up

The cost of insuring liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers has risen as naval containment of piracy fails and surging ...

read more →

Europe-U.S. Tanker Glut Expands as Gasoline Demand Declines

A surplus of available tankers for shipping gasoline to the U.S. from northwestern Europe expanded for the third ...

read more →

Canada Steamship Lines Doubles New Vessel Order

  Canada Steamship Lines (CSL) announced today it is exercising its option for the building of two new ...

read more →

USA: Bollinger Shipyard to Build New Coast Guard Cutters

  The same Lockport shipbuilding company that was accused in a federal lawsuit last month of falsifying data ...

read more →

U.S. and European Union to Strengthen Cooperation to ...

  NOAA Administrator Dr. Jane Lubchenco and Maria Damanaki, European Union commissioner for maritime affairs ...

read more →

USA: Wison Floating Systems Changes Name into Wison ...

Shanghai-based Wison Offshore & Marine (Hong Kong) Ltd., announced recently the re-naming of its wholly-owned ...

read more →

Enarsa Says Argentina to Import 66 LNG Cargoes in 2011

Argentina will import 66 liquefied natural gas cargoes in 2011, triple the amount it purchased last year, according ...

read more →

USA: Eagle Bulk Shipping Takes Delivery of Two ...

  Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. yesterday announced that it has taken delivery of two additional Supramax ...

read more →

USA: Port of Tacoma Seeks Input on Strategic Planning

Pierce County citizens and Port of Tacoma business partners and customers are encouraged to take part in an online ...

read more →

Port Authority of Jamaica Confirms Kingston Plans for ...

Port Authority of Jamaica president Noel Hylton has confirmed to Fairplay that Kingston plans to raise its capacity ...

read more →