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.

Italy: Fincantieri’s Shipyard in Monfalcone Launches ...

Last Friday at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Monfalcone there was the launch of the “Carnival Breeze”, the new flagship ...

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Six Foreign Ships Under Detention in UK Ports During ...

  The Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced that 6 foreign flagged ships were under detention in UK ...

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UK: SAMI Welcomes IMO’s Progress on Use of Armed ...

The Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI) welcomes the IMO’s progress on its revised guidance and ...

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Wartsila Joins Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden in ...

The international Sustainable Seas 2011 event, hosted by Sweden’s Crown Princess Victoria, was held from September ...

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New British Marine and Maritime Industry Growth Plan Launched

  A new strategy that could lead to £8 billion growth in the British marine and maritime industry has been ...

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The Netherlands: Chevalier Floatels to Develop New ...

  Chevalier Floatels, together with Holland Shipyards and Atlas Ship Delivery, has recently engaged in the ...

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Norway: STX OSV Wins Contract to Build Three Advanced ...

  STX OSV Holdings Limited, one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of offshore and specialized ...

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Germany: TTS Marine Division Signs Winch Systems ...

  Through its subsidiary TTS Marine GmbH in Bremen, TTS Group ASA has signed a contract worth approximately ...

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Croatia: Viktor Lenac Undertakes Conversion of SHCV ...

Viktor Lenac Shipyard has been recently awarded a contract for the conversion of the vessel SHCV “SAMPSON” (managed ...

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UK: Lloyd’s Register Course – Basic Principles of ...

Lloyd’s Register is offering training courses in the properties of marine materials, welding techniques and ...

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The Netherlands: Vitters Shipyard Receives New Order ...

  Vitters Shipyard announces the new build of a spectacular performance sloop designed by Philippe Briand. ...

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Hamburg Sud Christens Container Ship ‘Santa ...

  On Friday, 16 September 2011, Hamburg Süd christened the container ship “Santa Catarina” in Itapoá (Brazil) ...

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Denmark: Maersk Line Tests New Exhaust Gas Cleaning System

  As part of its drive to cut sulphur emissions from its fleet towards zero, Maersk Line will test a new ...

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Cargotec Confirms EUR 20 Million MacGregor Cranes Order ...

In August Cargotec confirmed a contract worth over EUR 20 million to deliver totally 80 cranes for 20 open hatch ...

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The Netherlands: Alewijnse Finishes Installation on ...

  Alewijnse has supplied the complete navigation, communications and electrical systems for the multi-purpose ...

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UK: Chinese Eye to Invest into London Gateway Port

CHINESE businessmen could be set to invest heavily in the superport being built in south Essex… (echo-news) ...

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Russia: Vladimir Putin Officially Names Seismic Vessel ...

  Polarcus Limited announced that the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, has assumed ...

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Norway: Aker BioMarine’s Offer to Purchase Krill ...

  The bond holders of Krillsea Group AS has today rejected the offer from Aker BioMarine to acquire the krill ...

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The Netherlands Has the Best Port Infrastructure in Europe

The Netherlands has the best port infrastructure in Europe again. This is according to the World Economic Forum in ...

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Norway: Havyard Develops Its Own Concept of Navigation ...

The Fosnavag-based company is currently completing the supply vessel Saeborg B102 at Havyard Ship Technology in ...

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Amels Presents Two Limited Edition Yachts at Monaco ...

Amels will present two very interesting LIMITED EDITIONS yachts, the 54.3 metre ARIELA and 65.5 metre IMAGINE. Both ...

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UK: IMO Approves Further Interim Guidance on Privately ...

Further interim guidance on the use of privately contracted armed security personnel (PCASP) on board ships to ...

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Croatia: ‘Niccolo Machiavelli’ Delivered ...

On the 14th of September 2011 Uljanik Shipyard delivered the fourth Self-Propelled Cutter Suction Dredger, named ...

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UK: InterManager Calls for Free Choice in Deploying ...

  InterManager members have called for more proactive methods to be developed in the protection of ships ...

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UK: LNG Carrier Due at South Hook September 22

The U.K.’s South Hook terminal will receive a shipment of LNG from Qatar next week, according to the Milford Haven ...

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Norway: I.M. Skaugen Group Takes Deliverey of Wintergas ...

  The I.M. Skaugen Group (IMS) announced that the last of the three vessels in the Wintergas series has been ...

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COSCO Guangdong Shipyard Launches Bulk Carrier for ...

On August 7, the launch of the 57,000DWT Bulk Carrier (N184), being built for the Greek owner GOLDEN UNION, was ...

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