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.

The Netherlands: Ministry Expands Maasgeul to Prevent ...

The Netherlands - Ministry Expands Maasgeul to Prevent Waiting of Ships

The Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment is expanding the Maasgeul to prevent waiting times for ships ...

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New Zealand: Salvors Remove More Containers from Aft ...

New Zealand - Salvors Remove More Containers from Aft Section of Rena

Over the weekend, a total of 8.5 containers were removed from the aft section of Rena. This includes 4.5 containers ...

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UK: New Tidal Transit’s Transfer Vessel Enters Service

UK -New Tidal Transit's Transfer Vessel Enters Service

Ginny Louise, a vessel designed by a Norfolk company to handle the North Sea conditions, will enter service today . ...

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Kongsberg Invests in Future with New Building in Aberdeen, UK

Kongsberg Invests in Future with New Building in Aberdeen, UK

Kongsberg Maritime Ltd has announced an investment of £2 million in the long-term lease of new purpose-built ...

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India: HSL Hands Over Third Bulk Carrier from Diamond Series

India - HSL Hands Over Third Bulk Carrier from Diamond Series

M.V.Good Trade the third vessel of six 53,000 DWT Diamond series bulk carriers built by Hindustan Shipyard Ltd. ...

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India: Minister Shri G.K Vasan Inaugurates PIANC

India - Minister Shri G.K Vasan Inaugurates PIANC

The capacity at Indian ports is likely to increase to 3200 million tonnes by 2020 from the present level of 1170 ...

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Indonesia: Arpeni Plans to Acquire Two Panamax Bulk Carriers

Indonesia - Arpeni Plans to Acquire Two Panamax Bulk Carriers

Indonesian listed shipping company, Arpeni Pratama Ocean Line, is going to get two ships this month as part of its ...

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Germany: PRO NAUTAS Wins Communication Solution ...

Germany- PRO NAUTAS Wins Communication Solution Contract from HHL

GmbH, independent experts in providing maritime electronics solutions to the merchant industry, announced that it ...

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Greece: Danaos Takes Delivery of Its Largest Vessel

Greece - Danaos Takes Delivery of Its Largest Vessel

Danaos Corporation, a leading international owner of containerships, announced that on February 16, 2012, it took ...

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USA: Army Corps Keeps Commerce Moving Along Texas Coast

USA - Army Corps Keeps Commerce Moving Along Texas Coast

On any given day, ships carrying cargo from Mexico to China pull into one of the 28 ports along the Texas coast to ...

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Indonesia: PIP Semarang Introduces DP and INS Simulator ...

Indonesia - PIP Semarang Introduces DP and INS Simulator Training

On 20 January 2012, Capt. Bobby R Mamahit, Head of Transportation HRD Agency, Ministry of Transportation, Republic ...

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Oceanteam Shipping Extends Charter for CSV Southern ...

Oceanteam Shipping Extends Charter for CSV Southern Ocean in Australia

Oceanteam Shipping ASA confirms the extension of a bareboat charter with Fugro TS Marine Australia for the CSV ...

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UK: Coldharbour Marine Secures BWT Retrofit Contract for VLCC

  Coldharbour Marine Limited, based in Alfreton in the United Kingdom, has secured an order to retrofit its ...

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CMA CGM Announces Reshuffling of its Asia-West Med Services

CMA CGM Announces Reshuffling of its Asia-West Med Services

CMA CGM announces the reshuffling of its services on the Asia-West Mediterranean trade in partnership with Maersk ...

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Russia: Sovcomflot’s SEVP Wins Award for ...

Sovcomflot's SEVP Wins Award for Achievements in Science and Technology in 2011

On 6 February 2012 the Government of the Russian Federation announced the winners of “The Prize for Achievements in ...

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BP Charters PSV ‘Sea Brasil’

BP Charters PSV 'Sea Brasil'

Deep Sea Supply Plc announces that the PSV ‘Sea Brasil’ has been awarded a long term charter contract ...

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China: DNV Navigator for Wallem’s Fleet

China - DNV Navigator for Wallem's Fleet

Wallem Ship Management in Hong Kong has ordered DNV Navigator for its managed fleet of more than 190 ships. The ...

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Sweden: Pallas Group Extends Charter Contract for MV ...

Sweden - Pallas Group Extends Charter for MV Pallas Ocean

Pallas Group has through its subsidiary, Ocean Rederi AB, extended the timecharter contract with Erik Thun AB for ...

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Maersk Line Cuts Capacity on Asia – Europe Trade

Maersk Line Cuts Capacity on Asia – Europe Trade

Oversupply of container vessels operating on the Asia – Europe trade lane has pushed Maersk Line’s container ...

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China: U-Ming Marine Orders Four Capesize Bulk Carriers ...

China - U-Ming Marine Orders Four Capsize Bulk Carriers from SWS

Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co.,Ltd (SWS), a full owned subsidiary of China CSSC Holdings Ltd, has secured an ...

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Italian Vessel Involved in Shooting Incident off Kerala ...

Italian Vessel Involved in Shooting Incident off Kerala Detained

The Italian cargo vessel Enrica Lexie has been perceived anchored at the outer channel off the coast of Kochi for ...

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UK: Floatel Secures BP Clair Ridge Accommodation ...

UK - Floatel Secures BP Clair Ridge Accommodation Support Contract

Floatel International has signed a Contract with BP Exploration Operating Company Limited for provision of its ...

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Denmark: MS Selandia Marks 100 Years of Diesel Propulsion

MS Selandia Marks 100 Years of Diesel Propulsion

  Exactly 100 years ago, the Danish ship Selandia set an example for international shipping as a pioneer ...

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Russia: Sovcomflot Acquires Four New Product Carriers

  Sovcomflot (SCF Group) agreed a further joint project with Glencore International AG to own, operate and ...

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UK: ISF Launches New on Board Training Book for Engine ...

  In order to take account of the 2010 amendments to the IMO STCW Convention, which came into force in January ...

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Greece: Globus Maritime Announces Redelivery of Vessel

Globus Maritime Announces Redelivery of Vessel

Globus Maritime Limited, a dry bulk shipping company, announced redelivery of vessel by Charterers outside the ...

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Finland: Eckero Line to Acquire New Ship for ...

  Eckero Line will reportedly obtain Moby Freedom, a new ship for Helsinki-Tallinn route, which will replace ...

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