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.

Guided-Missile Destroyer Rescues Pakistani Fishermen

  Guided-missile destroyer USS Hopper (DDG 70) assisted the crew of Pakistani flagged fishing vessel Al Sohail ...

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The Netherlands: Alewijnse Noord Secures Largest Order ...

Alewijnse Noord BV, a subsidiary of Alewijnse Marine Systems based in Drachten, the Netherlands, has recently ...

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Reviving UK’s Shipyards with Offshore Wind

  Dawn is beginning to break in Cornwall and the Leviathan and Kraken, two grand vessels, sit patiently ...

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UK: Dame Shirley Bassey Christens P&O’s Newest ...

Dame Shirley Bassey became the “godmother” of a cruise ship, on May 21, as she officially named the liner in a ...

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Switzerland: ABB Introduces DC Electrical System for ...

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, today announced the introduction of a new DC (direct ...

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Denmark: Maersk Wins Raft of Environment Awards

From the United States to Singapore and Hong Kong, Maersk has won praise and awards for its focus on the ...

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China: Evergreen Group Orders Ten Environmentally ...

The Evergreen Group has ordered and signed a contract with China Shipbuilding Corp. (CSBC) today for ten 8,000-TEU ...

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Inocean and University of Gothenburg Join Forces in ...

Joint efforts by Inocean and scientists at University of Gothenburg could restore life to the Baltic Sea through ...

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Singapore: Dynamic Offshore Drilling Orders Jackup Rig ...

Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS) has secured a contract with Vision Drilling Pte Ltd (Vision Drilling), a ...

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UK: HHI Selects Converteam to Design and Supply ...

Power conversion specialist Converteam has been selected by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) as designer and supplier ...

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Denmark: Maersk Line Launches Sustainable Container Floor

Today, Maersk Line announced a new policy to refrain from purchasing containers with floors made of uncertified ...

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UK: Aircraft Carrier ‘Prince of Wales’ Construction Begins

Defence Secretary Liam Fox and the country’s top military brass will this week assemble on the banks of the Clyde ...

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Norway: DNV Signs Cooperation Agreement with Swedish ...

DNV has signed an agreement with the Swedish Transmission Research Institute (STRI) in an effort to meet the ...

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Norway: Dolphin Geophysical Signs Seismic Acquisition ...

Dolphin Geophysical AS has reached agreement with LOTOS Exploration & Production Norge AS, acting as Operator ...

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STX Finland Hires Wartsila to Supply Main Engines for ...

Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider and systems integrator, has been contracted by the ...

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USA: Newport Shipbuilding Hosts Keel Laying Ceremony ...

Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, hosted a keel laying ceremony yesterday for ...

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USA: Statoil Signs Agreement for AGRs RMR for Gulf of Mexico

AGR Drilling Services and Statoil have joined forces to push the limits of Riserless Mud Recovery technology even ...

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Australia: Woodside Strikes Gas Near Pluto Field

Woodside announced that the Xeres-1 well has intersected approximately 51 metres of gross gas within the Triassic ...

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Norway: Sevan Marine Plans USD 25 Million Investment ...

Sevan Marine ASA , a company specialized in owning, operating and licensing FPSOs and drilling units, based on its ...

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Dutch Dredging Company Van Oord Awarded for Unique ...

  The Dutcham Trade Award 2010-2011 is dedicated to Van Oord Offshore for best business achievement in Brazil. ...

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UK: MSC Issues Counter-piracy Guidelines Concerning ...

  The IMO Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) has approved Interim guidance on the employment of armed security ...

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India: SC Allows AP Moller-Maersk to Bid for 4th ...

The Supreme Court has directed the government to allow Danish-based AP Moller-Maersk Group (APM Terminals) to bid ...

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Norway: Ulstein Verft Sells Construction Vessel ...

  Ulstein Verft has sold the construction vessel Karianne of SX121 type design to Island Offshore. The vessel ...

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USA: Petersburg City Council Approves North Harbor ...

  The Petersburg City Council and the city’s harbor board met before the council’s regularly scheduled meeting ...

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UK: SMart Wind & Mainstream Renewable Power Sign ...

First contract of its size in wind industry set to make significant cost reductions SMart Wind (a joint venture ...

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Spain: Transas Develops New Shipyard Crane Simulator

Transas Marine developed a new shipyard crane simulator under a request from BALENCIAGA Shipyard (Spain). The ...

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GE Oil & Gas Signs Contract to Supply Equipment ...

GE Oil & Gas’ drilling & production business has been selected to supply high-pressure, high-temperature ...

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