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.

Spotted: ESL Shipping Names 2nd LNG-Fueled Bulker

Helsinki-based shipping company ESL Shipping, a member of the Aspo Group, has named Haaga, the second of the ...

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ECSA: EU-Canada Trade Deal to Open New Markets for Shipping

The EU-Canada trade agreement will cut customs duties and open new markets for shipping companies such as dredging, ...

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Bergen Group’s Merger with Bergen Offshore Cleared

The boards of Bergen Group ASA and Bergen Group Offshore AS have approved a merger plan between the two companies, ...

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Saga Cruises Returns to Meyer Werft for One More

 Saga Cruises has confirmed plans to extend its fleet with a second new cruise ship, the Spirit of Adventure, which ...

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P&O Cruises' Ship Suffers Power Failure

Aurora, a cruise ship owned by British/American company P&O Cruises, suffered a power outage while the vessel ...

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2 Greenpeace Activists Arrested after Boarding Car Carrier

Two Greenpeace activists who boarded yesterday K Line’s ship carrying about 500 Volkswagen diesel cars to the ...

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Vessel Harrier Still under Arrest in Norway

The 1989-built barge carrier Harrier is still under arrest in Norway after its owners failed to illegally set sail ...

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Cargo Ship Nihal Denied Entrance to Paris MoU Region

The 1994-built general cargo ship Nihal was detained in Birkenhead, UK on September 18 due to multiple detentions, ...

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Finnlines Getting Ready to Stretch Its Ships

Finnish operator of ro-ro and passenger services Finnlines will lengthen four of its “Breeze series” ...

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Greenpeace Activists Climb on K Line’s Car Carrier

Environmental protesters from Greenpeace have boarded K Line’s car carrier Elbe Highway, which is ...

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Songa Bulk Considering Tap Issue to Buy More Ships

Norway-based shipping company Songa Bulk ASA is contemplating a tap issue in order to use the net proceeds for the ...

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Chinese Banks- New Source of Capital for Shipping?

Chinese banks seem to be the emerging power when it comes to securing capital for the shipping industry. The market ...

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Breaking: MSC Confirms Order for 22,000 TEU Megaships

Swiss-based Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has opted for South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and ...

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Scandlines Carried 3 Mn Passengers during Summer

Danish-German shipping company Scandlines revealed that its ferries transported almost one million vehicles and ...

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Two Arrested from Oil-Spill Cleanup Ship in Greece

The captain and 1st engineer of a vessel involved in oil-spill cleanup efforts in Greece have been arrested on fuel ...

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Spotted: 1st Module of AIDAnova Completed

A module of AIDA Cruises’ new ship, AIDAnova, was floated out at Meyer Werft’s shipyard Neptun Werft in ...

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Rotterdam Port to Optimise Its Services with New Standards

The establishment of international standards for nautical port information could witness the introduction of new ...

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Uniper, Pavilion to Share Access to LNG Terminals

Germany’s energy company Uniper Global Commodities and Singapore’s LNG company Pavilion Gas, part of ...

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US Navy Ships to Become Less Stealthy in High Traffic Areas

Following the fatal collisions between US Navy ships and merchant vessels and the loss of 17 sailors since the ...

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Tanker Seatrout Refloated, Taken to Vlissingen

A group of six tugs managed to refloat the 40,600 dwt tanker Seatrout during high tide on September 20, according ...

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Wilhelmsen Becomes Majority Shareholder in NorSea Group

Maritime industry group Wilhelmsen has increased its shareholding in NorSea Group from 40% to around 72%, thus ...

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Wärtsilä Tests Wireless Charging for Hybrid Coastal Ferry

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has tested its automatic wireless induction charging system on a hybrid-powered ...

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Songa Bulk Brings Its Vessel Tally to 15

Oslo-listed bulker owner Songa Bulk ASA has entered into an agreement to acquire a 2012-built Kamsarmax bulker ...

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Second 11,000 TEU SAVER Ship Joins Seaspan's Fleet

Hong Kong-based ship owner and manager Seaspan Corporation has taken delivery of an 11,000 TEU containership, the ...

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Tanker Grounds after Colliding with Bulker off Antwerp

The 40,600 dwt tanker Seatrout has run aground off Antwerp after it collided with the bulk carrier Usolie. The ...

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LNG Shipping Sector: The Worst Is Over

After very challenging times in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipping sector driven by vessel deliveries ahead ...

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Qatargas Inks 3-Year LNG Supply Deal with BOTAŞ

Doha-based liquefied natural gas (LNG) company Qatargas has signed a medium-term sales and purchase agreement with ...

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