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.

UK: RBG Launches iBolt Software for Flange Management Safety

UK - RBG Launches iBolt Software for Flange Management Safety

RBG has launched its new ‘iBolt’ flange integrity management software that improves the safety, efficiency and ...

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France: Port of Dunkirk Gets New Gantry Crane

France- Port of Dunkirk Gets New Gantry Crane

In early November an impressive 400-tonne grain gantry, from Le Havre, was lifted off the 160m-long ship LONE with ...

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Norway: SpecTec Provides AMOS Software for Grieg ...

Norway - SpecTec Provides AMOS Software for Grieg Shipping Group New Fleet

The Norwegian company ‘Grieg Shipping Group’, has signed a contract with SpecTec Norway for the supply of AMOS ...

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DSME Orders Electric-driven Winch Systems from TTS ...

DSME Orders Electric-driven Winch Systems from TTS Marine in Bremen, Germany

Through its subsidiary TTS Marine GmbH in Bremen, TTS Group ASA has signed contracts worth approximately 205m NOK. ...

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USA: Hope Services Shipyard Hands Over Vessel MV Orange

USA - Hope Services Shipyard Hands Over Vessel MV Orange

The M/V Orange was delivered to Higman Barge Lines, of Houston, Texas, yesterday. The 78’x34’ vessel left Hope ...

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USA: IAS Unveils New Collaborative Solution

USA - IAS Unveils New Collaborative Solution

IAS® has unveiled a new generation of cloud technology to address the complexities associated with planning, ...

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New Zealand: Good Progress Continues in Removing Last ...

New Zealand - Good Progress Continues in Removing Last of Oil from Rena

Good progress continues to be made in removing the last of the oil from the submerged number 5 starboard fuel oil ...

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China: Yuexin Shipbuilding Secures Contract for Two OS ...

China - Yuexin Shipbuilding Secures Contract for Two OS Oil Recovery Vessel

Recently, the Marketing Director of Yuexin Shipbuilding, Mr. Eric Lim ,signed a contract of two 77 m DP2 Offshore ...

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Germany: F.I.T. Changes Name into ‘Contargo ...

Germany- F.I.T. Changes Name into Contargo Industriepark Frankfurt – Höchst’

A clear statement has now been made: the trimodal container terminal in Industriepark Frankfurt – Höchst, which has ...

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Portugal: IMO Authorizes EMSA to Operate LRIT Data Exchange

Portugal - IMO Authorizes EMSA to Operate LRIT Data Exchange

Operation of the International Data Exchange (IDE) for the Long Range Identification and Tracking of Ships (LRIT) ...

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Bermuda: Teekay to Acquire FPSO Sevan Piranema

Bermuda - Teekay to Acquire FPSO Sevan Piranema

Teekay Offshore GP L.L.C., the general partner of Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. (Teekay Offshore or the ...

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Denmark: Jotron Consultas to Provide Fleet Management ...

Denmark- Jotron Consultas to Provide Fleet Management Software for NORDEN

By a thorough and meticulous screening of what the marked had to offer D/S NORDEN A/S selected the Norwegian-based ...

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UAE: Grandweld Shipyard Delivers New Crew Boat

UAE - Grandweld Shipyard Delivers New Crew Boat-

  Grandweld Shipyards has commemorated the delivery of the second of three 41M crew boats in a special ...

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Boskalis, SAAM Explore Opportunities for Joint Towage ...

Boskalis, SAAM Explore Opportunities for Joint Towage Operation in America

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) announces that discussions are underway with Sudamericana Agencias ...

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Italy: RINA Acquires D’Appolonia Engineering ...

Italy - RINA Acquires D'Appolonia Engineering Consultancy

International classification society RINA has taken control of the D’Appolonia Group, a global engineering ...

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USA: Huntington Ingalls Secures Contract for Nuclear ...

  Huntington Ingalls, Inc., Newport News, Va., is being awarded an $8,673,842 cost-plus-fixed-fee level of ...

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Eight Foreign Ships Under Detention in UK Ports During ...

  The Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced today that 8 foreign flagged ships were under detention ...

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South Korea: HHI Holds Naming Ceremony for Odfjell ...

HHI Holds Naming Ceremony for Odfjell Drilling's New UDW Drillship

Thursday 10th of November 2011 Deepsea Metro II naming ceremony was officially held in Ulsan at the Hyundai Heavy ...

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German Based BBC Chartering Announces Additional ...

German Based BBC Chartering Announces Additional Trans-Atlantic Service

Leading German heavy lift shipping operator BBC Chartering announces the commencement of a new monthly liner ...

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Anupam-MHI JV to Manufacture Heavy-duty Material ...

Anupam-MHI JV to Manufacture Heavy-duty Material Handling Equipment in India

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Anupam Industries Limited (Anupam) of India have jointly established ...

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Vietnam: Hyundai Vinashin Lays Kell for Three Bulk Carriers

Vietnam - Hyundai Vinashin Lays Kell for Three Bulk Carriers -

On 08 November 2011, at HVS Dock No.2, Keel Laying Ceremonies for 03 Bulk Carriers having Hull Nos. S043, S047 and ...

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China: Yiulian Dockyards Wins Neptune Finder Convert Contract

China -Yiulian Dockyards Wins Neptune Finder Convert Contract

Jasper Investments Limited has awarded a USD 73.6 million contract to a subsidiary of the China Merchants Industry ...

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New Zealand: 54 Tonnes of Heavy Fuel Oil Removed from ...

New Zealand - 54 Tonnes of Heavy Fuel Oil Removed from Rena's Starboard Tank

Oil is now being continuously pumped at a stable rate from the submerged number 5 starboard fuel oil tank on the ...

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Japan: Daikin Unveiles New Container Refrigeration Technology

Japan - Daikin Unveiles New Container Refrigeration Technology

Daikin Reefer has unveiled new container refrigeration technology that meets carrier and shipper demands for low ...

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Singapore: NYK Shipmanagement Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary

Singapore - NYK Shipmanagement Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary

On November 8, NYK Shipmanagement Pte. Ltd., an NYK Group company, held a ceremony at its head office in Singapore ...

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Germany: MAN Diesel & Turbo Lands First Order for ...

MAN Diesel & Turbo Lands First Order for EGR System

MAN Diesel & Turbo has announced the first order for its second- generation EGR system, to be applied aboard a ...

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Norway: OceanSaver Delivers First DNV Approved Retrofit ...

  OceanSaver has supplied and commissioned its first ballast water treatment system to gain classification ...

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