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.

Russia's 2nd Nuclear-Powered Icebreaker Tests the Waters

Sibir, the second in a new generation of nuclear-powered icebreakers that will strengthen Russia’s presence ...

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China Bans Condensate, LNG Export to North Korea

China has imposed a ban on the export of condensate oil and liquefied natural gas to North Korea taking effect on ...

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11 Boxes Fall off MOL Maxim at Port of Oakland

Eight of the eleven empty containers that fell from the boxship MOL Maxim at the Port of Oakland on September 21 ...

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Trescorp to Build New Oil Terminal at Sohar Port

Singapore’s oil company Trescorp is to launch a new 45-hectare terminal in Oman-based Port of Sohar with an ...

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Shipping Confidence Hits Three-Year High

Shipping confidence reached its highest rating in the past three years in the three months to end-August 2017, ...

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Drewry Sets Up Reefer Benchmarking Club

Shipping consultancy Drewry has launched a new Reefer Benchmarking Club to meet the growing concerns of shippers ...

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MISC Exits Tank Terminal Business with Sale of CTSB Share

Malaysia International Shipping Corporation (MISC) Berhad has entered into a Share Purchase Agreement (SPA) with ...

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Hapag-Lloyd Sends Three Boxship Oldies to Scrap

German liner shipping company Hapag-Lloyd has sold three of its older containerships which were owned by United ...

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Australia Looks Into Chemical Spill at Gladstone Harbour

Australia has launched an investigation after an unconfirmed amount of sodium hydroxide was released from a vessel ...

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China’s ICBC Earmarks USD 700 Mn for New Brazilian Port

China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) has signed an investment and financing framework deal with ...

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SAL Heavy Lift Returns to German Flag

SAL Heavy Lift, Hamburg-based carrier specializing in heavy lift and project cargo transport, informed that six of ...

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Report: Cochin Shipyard Eyes Expansion after IPO

India’s Cochin Shipyard is looking to expand its operations as it plans to establish new ship building and ...

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OceanSaver Goes Bankrupt

Norwegian ballast water system maker OceanSaver filed for bankruptcy on September 13, 2017.  The move to file for ...

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DEME Tries to Seize Vessel from LaNaval

Belgian DEME group, specializing in dredging and marine engineering, has attempted to seize a vessel being built at ...

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ICTSI Inks Deal to Operate Two Papua New Guinea Ports

Philippine-based International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has signed two 25-year agreements to ...

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Two Arrested after Cargo Ship Grounds off Sweden

The captain and superintendent of the 3,041 dwt cargo ship Atlantic, which ran aground off the coast of Oskarshamn, ...

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Scorpio Bulkers Buying GOGL's Six Ultramaxes

Norway-based dry bulk shipping company Golden Ocean Group Limited (GOGL) has entered into agreements to sell six ...

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Iran Sets Up JV Shipping Company with Kazakhstan

Iran has established a joint venture shipping company with Kazakhstan, Tasnim news agency reports citing a ...

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Ultramax Bulker Detained in Singapore

The 2015-built bulk carrier Sinica Graeca has been arrested in Singapore waters, Supreme Court of Singapore’s ...

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FueLNG Conducts 1st Commercial LNG Bunkering in Singapore

FueLNG, a joint venture between Keppel and Shell Eastern Petroleum (Shell), has carried out the first commercial ...

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South Korea to Build World's Largest LNG-Fueled Ship

South Korea intends to launch a pilot project to build a 180,000 gross ton LNG-fueled vessel in an effort to reduce ...

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Blast Hampers Tanker Operations at India's Kandla Port

An explosion has been reported at an oil jetty in India’s Kandla Port which shut down tanker operations over ...

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Fincantieri Delivers Fourth Viking

Viking Sun, the fourth of eight cruise ships Viking Ocean Cruises has ordered from Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri, ...

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COSCO Shipping Energy Wins USD 54 Mn Subsidy

China’s COSCO Shipping Energy Transportation has received a government subsidy for disposal and retrofit of ...

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Seafarer Evacuated from d'Amico Tanker

One of the crew members from the tanker High Courage was evacuated from the ship after he lost consciousness and ...

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Fincantieri to Build Next-Generation Cruise Ship for Cunard

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri and cruise company Carnival Corporation have signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) ...

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Commercial Ops Launched at Fujairah Terminals, UAE

Commercial operations at Abu Dhabi Ports’ Fujairah Terminals, located on the East coast of the United Arab ...

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