Top News of the Week October 14 – 19, 2013

Float-On and Transport of Costa Concordia Onboard Dockwise Vanguard

Following the successful parbuckling of Costa Concordia, and in anticipation of the pending refloat, Dockwise, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., provides some basic information on how the float-on will be conducted.

FPSO EnQuest Producer Heads to Port of Tyne (UK)

The FPSO EnQuest Producer will arrive undertow and without engines making it a challenging job for the Port of Tyne’s team of Pilots.

First Jack-Up Rig in 30 Years

DSME has been awarded its first Jack-up rig contract after a 30 year hiatus.

Dryad Maritime: Two Vessels Attacked in Four Days Indicates Resurgence of Somali Piracy

Following the attack on a British managed merchant vessel on Friday in the Somali Basin, the UK’s leading maritime intelligence provider, Dryad Maritime Intelligence has renewed their calls for heightened vigilance, stating that just one successful hijack and holding to ransom of a large merchant vessel could revive Somalia’s maritime criminal infrastructure.

HeavyLift@Sea Presents MPV 500 Heavy Lifter (Germany)

With the development and creation of the MPV 500, the maritime engineering specialist HeavyLift@Sea, with headquarters in Hamburg’s HafenCity, has now expanded its design family of extremely versatile heavy lifters.



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