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.

Marinette Marine Starts Construction of US Navy’s Fifth LCS

Marinette Marine Starts Construction of US Navy’s Fifth LCS

Lockheed Martin,led industry team, held a keel-laying ceremony at Marinette Marine’s shipyard for the future USS ...

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USA: Crystal Cruises Wins ‘Best Cruise ...

  In a huge affirmation of cruise industry excellence, Condé Nast Traveler magazine (U.S.) readers have named ...

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Chinese Navy’s Hospital Ship Peace Ark Visits Cuba

  Chinese Navy’s hospital ship Peace Ark arrived at the port of Havana, Cuba on Oct 21 with a 5-day friendly ...

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GDBIW Moves 4,000-ton Mid-Forebody Section of USS Zumwalt

  On Saturday, October 22, the shipbuilders of General Dynamics​ Bath Iron Works​, a subsidiary of General ...

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Canada Signs Important Maritime Convention to Protect ...

  On October 25, 2011, Canada took part in a ceremony to sign a protocol that will establish a global ...

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USA: Seattle Port – Economic Engine for Entire County

  In November, voters in King County, including those in Snoqualmie Valley, will be asked to choose from among ...

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STX Canada Takes Part in NSPS Contract

STX Canada Takes Part in NSPS Contract

As a First Tier partner, STX Canada Marine (STXM) has supported the Seaspan Team in the development of the NSPS ...

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Latin American Countries Need to Look Beyond Super ...

  Latin American countries need to look beyond the construction of increasingly large ports and focus on ...

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USA: Gulf LNG Terminal Officially Opens

GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of GE, announced today that its co-owned Gulf LNG regasificationand liquefied ...

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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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Costa Rica: APM Terminals Wins Legal Battle for Moin ...

  APM Terminals has won a legal battle to build a container dock in the Costa Rican port of Moin, reported IHS ...

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USA: SUNY Maritime College Receives Engine and ...

SUNY Maritime College Receives Engine and Equipment Donation from Wartsila

Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, donated the main components of a hybrid diesel ...

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USA: Port of Houston Authority Adopts and Approves ...

  The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority approved and adopted a charter for its Audit Task ...

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NYK Participates in Brazilian Cabotage Business

  NYK announced its participation in the Brazilian cabotage business through an acquisition of 10 percent of ...

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Jamaica: Upgrading of Seaports – Major Objective ...

  Upgrading the island’s infrastructure, in particular the seaports, has been one of the major objectives of ...

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USA: SC Environmental Regulators to Allow Georgia to ...

  South Carolina environmental regulators will allow Georgia to plead its case for deepening the shared river ...

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Cairn Deploys Centek Itsfu in Greenland Offshore Operations

Cairn Deploys Centek Itsfu in Greenland Offshore Operations

Cairn Energy​ PLC, the Edinburgh-based oil and gas exploration and production company, has successfully deployed ...

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USA: National Recovery Can Come by Sea, Says Jaxport CEO

USA - National Recovery Can Come by Sea, Says Jaxport CEO

Paul Anderson, JAXPORT CEO, testified yesterday before the U.S. House of Representatives’ Water Resources and ...

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OSX Brasil Receives USD 850 Million loan for FPSO OSX-2

-OSX Brasil Receives USD 850 Million loan for FPSO OSX-2

OSX 2 Leasing B.V., a subsidiary of the OSX Brasil S.A., entered into a facility agreement with a syndicate of ...

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Huntington Gets USS John F. Kennedy Modification Contract

  Huntington Ingalls Industries, Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News, Va., is being awarded a $16,884,918 ...

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Chile: Transport Undersecretary Puts Focus on Port ...

  Creating an efficient logistics chain and support network is one of the main challenges facing Chile’s port ...

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Damen Provides Dredging Equipment for Dredger Under ...

Damen Provides Dredging Equipment for Dredger Under Construction in Canada

Currently a hopper dredger is being built in Canada which will perform the maintenance dredging activities of the ...

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Cargotec Secures Major Port Equipment Order from Venezuela

Cargotec has won an order to supply 54 Kalmar port equipment to Venezuelan customer Bolivariana de Puertos, S.A. ...

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USA: Officials Work Hard on Savannah Port Expansion Plan

  Metro Atlanta businesses shipped $9.5 billion in cargo through the ports of Savannah and Brunswick during ...

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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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USA: Port of Pascagoula Cargo Figures Rise on LNG

  Officials say cargo tonnage at the Port of Pascagoula was up 27 percent through the third quarter compared ...

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USA: Aker Philadelphia Shipyard Starts to Build Product ...

USA - Aker Philadelphia Shipyard Starts to Build Product Tanker

Aker Philadelphia Shipyard​, a leading U.S. commercial shipyard, held a ceremonial keel laying this morning for ...

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