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.

Norway: STX Gets Contract for Four Platform Supply Vessels

  STX OSV Holdings Limited, one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of offshore and specialized ...

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UK Ships Will be Able to Carry Armed Guards, Says Prime ...

British merchant ships sailing off the coast of Somalia will soon be able to carry armed guards to ward off pirate ...

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The Netherlands: DEME Launches New Cutter Suction ...

  Today, the DEME-group (Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering) launched the self-propelled cutter ...

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Holland Shipyards to Construct Mobile Accommodation ...

Today Jumbo Offshore and Holland Shipyards have signed an agreement for the construction and delivery of a mobile ...

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Denmark: ATV Hosts Meeting on Industry’s Demands for ...

  On Monday 21 November 2011, the Danish Academy of Technical Sciences – ATV – will be hosting a stakeholder ...

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Germany: RoRo Vessel ‘Seatruck Power’ Hits ...

Germany - RoRo Vessel 'Seatruck Power' Hits the Water

The building program of Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft is on schedule: only about two months after the ...

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Russian Ministry of Transport Orders Four New Icebreakers

  The Russian Ministry of Transport is ordering four new icebreakers worth a total of 79 billion RUB. A ...

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Germany: Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 Comes to Hamburg for ...

  Cunard Line​ has released details of the planned refit of the company’s flagship Queen Mary 2, in ...

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The Netherlands: Shipyard Koninklijke Niestern Sander ...

Shipyard Koninklijke Niestern Sander Launches MV Eeborg

On Thursday October 27th at Shipyard Koninklijke Niestern Sander in Delfzijl he launching of m.v. Eeborg ...

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Belgium: Boskalis Wins Harbour Towage Concession for ...

Belgium - Boskalis Wins Harbour Towage Concession for Port of Zeebrugge

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded the sole concession via SMIT Towage Northwest Europe for the ...

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German Shipowner Places Seven Chemical Tankers with ...

German based owner Bernhard Schulte has agreed to place 7 chemical tankers of 16,500 dwt in Navig8’s BRIZO-8 ...

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The Netherlands: Orange Blue Terminal Brings New Mobile ...

The Orange Blue Terminal in Eemshaven in the Netherlands, which belongs to the Buss Group, brings a new mobile ...

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Germany: Tognum Supervisory Board Gets New Members

Germany - Tognum Appoints New Supervisory Board Members

The Supervisory Board of propulsion and energy systems specialists Tognum has four new members. All shareholder ...

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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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Germany: Brunsbuttel Ports, Gasnor Agree on Bunkering ...

On 18.10.2011 Brunsbüttel Ports GmbH and Gasnor AS (LNG market leader in Norway) agreed on bunkering vessels with ...

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RV Polarstern on 28th Antarctic Expedition

RV Polarstern on 28th Antarctic Expedition

On Friday, 28 October 2011 the research icebreaker Polarstern sets off on its 28th Antarctic expedition. Over 200 ...

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Germany: SolarWaterWorld, SkySails Introduce ...

Germany - SolarWaterWorld, SkySails Introduce Emission-Free Solar Yacht

A yacht dream is coming true: The emission-free solar yacht with towing-kite propulsion will be developed and built ...

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Russia: JSC Vympel Shipyard Inks Contracts for ...

JSC Vympel Shipyard Inks Contracts for 12 Fast-Speed Boats

JSC Vympel Shipbuilding Plant (Rybinsk, Russia) raises production of Project 12150 Mangust fast-speed boats. The ...

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France: AXSMarine Releases Enhanced Version of its ...

France - AXSMarine Releases Enhanced Version of its Chartering Tools

AXSMarine, a shipping software company providing online chartering tools coupled with an array of in-house ...

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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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Norway: NYK Offshore Unit Secures Time Charter for Two ...

  Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers AS, of which NYK has a 50% share, has signed a time-charter party with Ente ...

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UK: Wind Wave Workboats, South Boats Sign Contract for ...

UK - Wind Wave Workboats, South Boats Sign Contract for 17m Vigilante Catamaran

South Boats Special Projects Ltd. and Wind Wave Workboats Ltd. announce the two companies have signed a contract ...

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Lithuania: Klaipedos Nafta Receives Three Bids for LNG FSRU

  Lithuanian majority state-owned oil terminal Klaipedos Nafta has received three proposals to supply it with ...

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UK: BMT ARGOSS, International Paint Join Forces to ...

BMT ARGOSS, International Paint Join Forces to Improve Hull Coatings Performance

BMT ARGOSS and International Paint announces the formation of a partnership that can deliver demonstrable and ...

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Greece: DryShips Signs USD 141 Mln Loan Facility for ...

  DryShips Inc., a global provider of marine transportation services for drybulk and petroleum cargoes and ...

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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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Desalination Forum METS 2011: How to Cut Costs and ...

METS 2011 - How to Cut Costs and Boost Performance

  METS is the world’s largest trade exhibition of equipment, materials and systems for the international ...

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