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.

Mozambique’s First Lady Names New Car Carrier ...

Mozambique's First Lady Names Hoegh New Car Carrier

Mozambique’s First Lady names Höegh Maputo in a spectacular naming ceremony at the Maputo Car Terminal in ...

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EU Heads Visits Dar es Salaam Port, Tanzania

  A Delegation of European Union Heads of Missions in Tanzania last week visited the Dar es Salaam Port at the ...

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UK: IMO Secretary-General Urges States to Bring 2010 ...

IMO Secretary-General Urges States to Bring 2010 HNS Protocol into Force

IMO Secretary-General Efthimios E. Mitropoulos urged States to take steps to bring the 2010 Protocol to the ...

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UK: Sustainable Shipping Initiative’s Vision Signed

UK - Sustainable Shipping Initiative’s Vision Signed

The Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI), a coalition of global companies including Wärtsilä, and NGOs spanning ...

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Tanzania: Dar es Salaam Port Dredging Project to Allow ...

  The Dar es Salaam Port is set for massive dredging under a project to increase the depth of all the seven ...

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Fairstar to Transport Drilling Rig RESPECT from Nigeria ...

Fairstar to Transport Drilling Rig RESPECT from Nigeria to Texas

Fairstar Heavy Transport N.V. (FAIR) has been awarded a contract by Oando Energy Services, the leading indigenous, ...

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HMC’s Construction Vessel Balder Completes ...

HMC's Construction Vessel Balder Completes Offshore Installation Works in Angola

After a period of 15 months, Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) completed the Block 31 PSVM campaign offshore Angola. ...

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Nigeria: Dredging of Calabar Channel to Boost Port Activities

  The Public Affairs Officer of the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA), Eastern Ports, Mr Nwachukwu Okoroafor, has ...

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Nigeria: NIMASA Arrested Five Vessels for Illegal Oil ...

Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has arrested five vessels for illegal crude oil ...

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UK: Arms Race May Develop Between Pirates and Shipping ...

UK - Arms Race May Develop Between Pirates and Shipping Industry, Warns ITF

An arms race may develop between pirates and the shipping industry given the widespread use of security teams to ...

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EU Navfor Warship Escorts AMISOM-Vessel from Mombasa to ...

EU Navfor Warship Escorts AMISOM-Vessel from Mombasa to Mogadishu

EU NAVFOR warship SPS INFANTA CHRISTINA left Mombasa’s waters last week to assume the escort of merchant vessel ...

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Nabors Drilling Selects FAIR to Transport DB 301 from ...

  Fairstar Heavy Transport N.V. (FAIR) has been awarded a contract by Nabors Drilling to transport the DB 301 ...

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BP Hires Maersk Discoverer Rig for Work Offshore Egypt

  Maersk Drilling​ has signed a contract with BP for the ultra deepwater semi-submersible MAERSK DISCOVERER ...

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Ghana Navy to Protect Offshore Oil and Gas Assets

  Four new vessels to augment the fleet of the Ghana Navy have arrived at the Home Port of the Western Naval ...

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Iranian Navy Thwarts Pirate Attack on Oil Tanker

  An attempt by the Somali pirates to hijack an Iranian oil tanker was thwarted after the Iranian Navy fleet ...

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Ship Insurers Offers Discount for Armed Guards on Ship

  A number of kidnap and ransom insurers are demanding the presence of armed guards on vessels transiting the ...

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US Navy Announces Launch of First Egyptian Navy Fast ...

  The U.S. Navy announced the launch of the first Egyptian Navy Fast Missile Craft (FMC) from VT Halter ...

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Essar Seeks to Develop Port in Mozambique

  Essar Ports Ltd, a unit of the $20 billion (`98,400 crore) Essar Group, is seeking to develop a port in ...

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DHL Global Forwarding Announces Investment in Marine ...

DHL Global Forwarding Announces Investment in Marine Spare Parts Logistics

DHL Global Forwarding, the air and sea freight specialist of DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, ...

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Kenyan Navy Kills Six Suspected Somali Pirates

  Six suspected Somali pirates have been killed in a gun battle with the Kenyan navy. The men died in a ...

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Ireland: Transas Provides Anti-Piracy Training Solution

Ireland - Transas Provides Anti-Piracy Training Solution

In response to still pressing piracy threat off the coast of Somaila, Transas has developed an Anti-Piracy solution ...

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Maersk Prepares Expansion of Its Terminal Capacity in ...

  Danish shipping and ports group AP Møller-Maersk is preparing to expand its terminal capacity in Lagos to ...

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Wilhelmsen Ships Service Provides Straits Solution for ...

  Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has launched a new integrated service solution for vessels within and passing ...

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German Frigate FGS KOELN Escorts WFP-Vessel

German Frigate FGS KOELN Escorts WFP-Vessel

The German frigate FGS KOELN, participating in European Union Naval Force Somalia – Operation Atalanta, has ...

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Russia: ASW Ship Admiral Panteleyev Escorts 5-Vessel Convoy

  Pacific Fleet (PF) large ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev escorts a convoy consisting of five foreign vessels ...

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Ship Supplying an Exxon Mobil Oil Platform Offshore ...

  Gunmen attacked a ship supplying an Exxon Mobil oil platform off the Nigerian coast, the company said on ...

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LPG Charter Rates Going Up

  Record liquefied-petroleum-gas shipments are eroding a glut of the tankers hauling the fuel used in stoves, ...

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