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CMA CGM Group Bolsters Its Presence in Madagascar

CMA CGM Group Bolsters Its Presence in Madagascar

Since the creation of CMA CGM Madagascar in 2003, the CMA CGM Group, the world’s third largest container shipping company, has continued to develop on the island to move closer to its customers and partners and meet economic growth forecasts in the Malagasy industrial market. The CMA CGM Group is opening two news agencies in […]

‘Oleg Strashnov’ Bound for DanTysk OWF

‘Oleg Strashnov’ Bound for DanTysk OWF

The heavy lift vessel “Oleg Strashnov” is steaming its way toward Vattenfall’s DanTysk offshore wind farm in the North Sea. The vessel is delivering the jacket structure for the Tennet Sylwin Alpha platform, the converter station of the project’s grid access, according to Vattenfall’s Holger Grubel. The “Oleg Strashnov” will be assisted by a number of  […]

MAN Diesel & Turbo Set for IMO Tier III

MAN Diesel & Turbo Set for IMO Tier III

“We are ready for IMO Tier III”, said Dr Stephan Timmermann, MAN Diesel & Turbo Executive Board Member responsible for Marine Systems and After Sales. “We have the technologies in place to support our customers for this new era of environmentally efficient shipping. I am pleased that the adoption of the IMO regulations will save […]

Dresser-Rand Powers Up KUGIRA II

Dresser-Rand Powers Up KUGIRA II

Dresser-Rand, a global supplier of rotating equipment solutions to the oil, gas, petrochemical, and process industries, installed five generator sets on Europe’s largest caisson-building floating dock- the KUGIRA II in Setúbal, Portugal. Acciona Infraestructuras (Acciona), a Spanish infrastructure development company, has built numerous maritime projects, including ports, dry docks, shipyards, berthing jetties, and navigation canals […]

Video: Docking of Canada’s Largest Icebreaker

Video: Docking of Canada’s Largest Icebreaker

The Government of Canada has awarded a $6.5 million contract to Babcock Canada Inc. for critical refit work for Canadian Coast Guard ship CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent. The shipyard portion of the work will be carried out by Chantier Davie Canada Inc., a sub-contractor to Babcock Canada. The CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent is Canada’s largest […]

Carrier Transicold Reaches 1 Millionth Unit Milestone

Carrier Transicold Reaches 1 Millionth Unit Milestone

Forty-six years after pioneering the first front-wall, or “picture-frame,” refrigeration unit, Carrier Transicold Pte Ltd presented its 1 millionth unit during a ceremony at its Singapore manufacturing facility. The milestone unit, a PrimeLINE unit with XtendFRESH atmosphere control system, was presented to CMA CGM, the world’s third-largest container shipping company. Carrier Transicold, which helps improve […]

Grounded Bulk Carrier Ornak to Be Moved Today

Grounded Bulk Carrier Ornak to Be Moved Today

U.S. Coast Guard is in the final stages of reviewing a salvage plan, that is scheduled to begin Friday morning, to move the 751-foot bulk carrier, Ornak, that is aground near First Landing State Park in Virginia Beach, Va. “Moving a vessel of this size off the beach is a complicated and dynamic operation, requiring […]

GeoSea Starts 3rd Foundation Installation Cycle

GeoSea Starts 3rd Foundation Installation Cycle

With the departure of the installation vessel INNOVATION from the port Aalborg, GeoSea has now started the 3rd foundation installation cycle on the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm. INNOVATION has loaded 5 large monopiles and transition pieces of the next installation cycle in the port of Aalborg, which are currently transported across the North Sea […]

Keel Laid for Indonesian Navy’s 1st Damen SIGMA Frigate

Keel Laid for Indonesian Navy’s 1st Damen SIGMA Frigate

The keel-laying ceremony for the Indonesian Navy’s first Damen SIGMA Frigate has taken place at the PT PAL (Persero) Shipyard in Surabaya, Indonesia. Construction works on the 4 modules that are going to be built at PT PAL (Persero) Shipyard Surabaya and the two modules that are being built in Vlissingen, are proceeding according to […]

Platts: Spot LNG Prices Cool Off ahead of Summer

Platts: Spot LNG Prices Cool Off ahead of Summer

Prices of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for May delivery to Asia fell 11.8% to an average $15.559 per million British thermal units (/MMBtu) as the market continued to cool off ahead of the summer peak demand season, according to the latest Platts Japan/Korea Marker (JKM) for month-ahead delivery. The data reflects the daily Platts JKM […]

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