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Damen Delivers PSV CMM Gravity

Damen Delivers PSV CMM Gravity

CMM (Compagnie Maritime Monégasque S.A.M.) has taken delivery of a Damen Platform Supply Vessel 3300. The 80-metre long, 3,300t deadweight vessel CMM Gravity will be deployed in the Brazilian waters from June 2014 on a 4+4 year contract with Petrobras. The vessel will be compliant to Petrobras specifications, including Petrobras Annex V. Next to the […]

Navigator Adds Three More

Navigator Adds Three More

Navigator Holdings Ltd. has exercised its option to build an additional three 35,000 cubic meter ethylene/ethane capable semi-refrigerated liquefied gas carriers, in addition to the one vessel of the same size already under construction. The three additional vessels will be built at Jiangnan Shipyard in China for $78.4 million each. The carriers are specifically designed […]

HB Grandi’s New Fishing Vessels to Feature Wartsila NOx Reducer

HB Grandi’s New Fishing Vessels to Feature Wartsila NOx Reducer

The new Wärtsilä NOx Reducer will be fitted to two new fishing vessels under construction at the Celiktrans yard in Turkey. The ships are owned by HB Grandi, one of Iceland’s largest fishing vessel operators. Delivery of the equipment is scheduled for the second and fourth quarter of 2014. The Wärtsilä NOx Reducer (NOR), an […]

SINOPACIFIC Christens Its Newbuild AHTS ‘SPA80′

SINOPACIFIC Christens Its Newbuild AHTS ‘SPA80′

SINOPACIFIC Shipbuilding Group (SINOPACIFIC) held a christening ceremony for a newly built AHTS SPA80 at its Zhejiang Shipyard on April 22nd 2014. Guests from the Export-Import Bank of China, ICBC Financial Leasing Co., Ltd. and BOURBON were present at the ceremony to celebrate the delivery of the new SPA80, which is an embodiment of the […]

Aker Unveils New Concept, the Arctic Drillship (Video)

Aker Unveils New Concept, the Arctic Drillship (Video)

Aker Solutions has developed a concept for an arctic drillship able to operate in sea ice. Scale model tests shows the Aker Solutions Arctic Drillship is performing as expected. The features which have been introduced are positioning by mooring of a bow mounted turret with mooring disconnection possibility, azi-pod thrusters which helps to assure ice-vaning […]

Sumitomo to Get World’s First Long Rail Transport Vessel

Sumitomo to Get World’s First Long Rail Transport Vessel

Sumitomo Corporation has arranged the manufacturing and outfitting of the world’s first long rail transport vessel. The ship will be used for transport of 150 m long steel rails manufactured by Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation (NSSMC) at its Yawata Works facility. For many years, Sumitomo Corporation has supplied steel rails manufactured by NSSMC to […]

Baku Shipyard Bags Its First Major Newbuild Contract

Baku Shipyard Bags Its First Major Newbuild Contract

Baku Shipyard LLC has secured a contract worth $378 million from BP Exploration (Shah Deniz) Ltd. to design and build a Subsea Construction Vessel (SCV). When completed, the SCV will be deployed for the Stage 2 development of the Shah Deniz field, which lies some 70 kilometres offshore in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian […]

Greencarrier AB Pools Its Strengths

Greencarrier AB Pools Its Strengths

Greencarrier AB, which until now has operated as two separate organisations in Norway for its freight forwarding and logistics activities, has decided to merge them as one entity. The new combined organisation will form a part of the Greencarrier Freight Services division. Peter Nevhagen, CEO, Greencarrier Freight Services said: “By pooling our strengths, we can […]

Maran Nakilat Grows Fleet with Three New LNG Vessels

Maran Nakilat Grows Fleet with Three New LNG Vessels

Nakilat, Qatar’s premier gas transporter, has added three new LNG vessels to its fleet through its joint venture Maran Nakilat Co. Ltd., which has closed $807.4 million of refinancing provided by Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) and Barwa Bank. The refinancing deal was signed during a ceremony held in Doha on Tuesday 22nd April and attended […]

Aker Solutions, Baker Hughes Eye Subsea Production Advancement

Aker Solutions, Baker Hughes Eye Subsea Production Advancement

Aker Solutions ASA and Baker Hughes Incorporated have agreed to form an alliance to develop technology for production solutions that will boost output, increase recovery rates and reduce costs for subsea fields. The non-incorporated alliance will combine Aker Solutions’ strengths in subsea production and processing systems with Baker Hughes’ expertise in well completions and artificial-lift […]

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