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.

UK: Aker Solutions to Run Mariner FEED Study for Statoil

  Aker Solutions has won a contract to conduct the topside FEED (front-end engineering and design) study for ...

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UK: HMS Bulwark Visits Torquay as Part of Regional ...

  The Royal Navy’s amphibious assault ship HMS Bulwark – star of Channel Five’s very popular ‘Warship’ series ...

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Bahamas: Cruise Ship Rescues Six Boaters from Sunken Vessel

    A Fort Lauderdale-based cruise ship rescued six boaters off the coast of the Bahamas after their ...

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British Antarctic Survey Discovers Underwater Volcanoes ...

  Scientists from British Antarctic Survey have discovered previously unknown volcanoes in the ocean waters ...

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Norway: Premier Oil Gets Green Light for Exploration ...

  Premier Oil Norge AS has received consent to carry out exploration drilling of well 9/1-1S in the North Sea ...

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USA: NVOCC Joins INTTRA Network

  INTTRA, the leading provider of e-commerce solutions for the ocean freight industry, announced today that ...

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China: Van Oord Takes Delivery of Flexible Fall Pipe ...

  STORNES, a flexible fall pipe vessel built by Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Co., Ltd (hereinafter referred to ...

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Norway: ConocoPhillips Receives Approval to Use ...

  ConocoPhillips Skandinavia AS has received consent to use the mobile living quarters facility COSLRigmar at ...

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UK: Second Sustainable Shipping Operator of the Year ...

  Maersk Line wins its second Sustainable Shipping Operator of the Year Award. The award, presented by ...

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Peru: Gold Oil Extends 3D Seismic Survey over Block Z34

  Gold Oil has extended the 3D seismic survey over block Z34 offshore Peru… (StockMarketWire.com) ...

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USA: Navy to Extend Three Underwater Ranges for Testing ...

  The Navy announced Thursday it will extend three underwater ranges that Naval Undersea Warfare Center ...

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Sri Lanka: Chinese Company Contracted for Colombo Port ...

  The Sri Lankan Government has awarded the bid to construct three terminals under the Colombo Port Expansion ...

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Peru: DP World Callao Earns ISO 28000:2007 Certification

  DP World Callao, the largest and most modern container terminal on the west coast of South America, ...

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Russia: Development of Black Sea Passenger’s Transfer

  A report of Vasiliy Bogoslovskiy, the FSUE “Rosmorport” Sochi branch director, was dedicated to issues of ...

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Croatia: Brodosplit to Construct Heavy Lift Vessel for ...

  Brodosplit Shipyard and the Dutch shipping company Jumbo Shipping contracted last week in Rotterdam, the ...

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Norway: Kongsberg Provides Ship Bridge and Dynamic ...

  Tromsø Maritime School has selected Kongsberg Maritime to provide cutting-edge Polaris simulators for ...

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UK: BAE Systems and SeeByte Sign Agreement to Develop ...

BAE Systems and SeeByte Ltd of Edinburgh, Scotland have signed a Co-operation Agreement to pursue business ...

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China Starts Construction of First Domestically Made ...

  China has started construction of its first domestically made aircraft carrier, according to diplomatic and ...

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Belgium: DEME Christens New ‘mega’ Trailing ...

  DEME Group christened the ‘mega’ trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Congo River’ (hopper capacity 30,000 m3) ...

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USA: Hydroid to Provide AUVs for WHOI and OOI

  The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and the Consortium for Ocean Leadership announced Hydroid, of ...

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India: ABG Shipyard Looks to Enter into Platform ...

  ABG Shipyard is looking to enter the platform building segment for oil exploration in offshore areas. It is ...

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USA: Weeks Marine Inc. Acquires McNally Construction

  Weeks Marine, Inc. announced, that it had purchased McNally Construction, Inc. of Hamilton, Ontario. “With ...

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Gabon: CGGVeritas Completes 3D BroadSeis Seismic Survey ...

  CGGVeritas announced that it has completed a 3D BroadSeis seismic survey for Shell over complex salt ...

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HMCS Vancouver Leaves Victoria

  With Canada’s combat mission in Afghanistan all but over, involvement in Libya shows no signs of petering ...

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USA: South Carolina and North Carolina Collaborate to ...

  Representatives from South Carolina and North Carolina met in Charlotte in June to discuss opportunities for ...

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Danish Maritime Authority Participates in a Meeting of ...

  On 5-7 July 2011, the Danish Maritime Authority participated in a meeting of the International Oil Pollution ...

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China: RSHI Launches World’s Most Advanced VLOC for ...

  Mr. Murilo Ferreira, the new Chief Executive Officer of Vale, the largest iron ore supplier, attended ...

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