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.

Australian Navy​ Leases Hallin’s Windermere Subsea ...

  Australia’s Minister for Defense Stephen Smith and Minister for Defense Materiel Jason Clare have announced ...

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Ukraine to Sell Warships to Greece

  One of the purposes of state visit to be paid by Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovich to Greece will be ...

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Russia: Baltic Shipyard Secures Order for Two Platform ...

  JSC United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) has placed an order for two platform supply vessels at St. ...

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Tanker ‘Cape Bird’ Captured by Nigerian Pirates

  Nigerian pirates hijacked tanker Cape Bird with three Russian crewmen on board, reports website of Russian ...

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Russian, US Navies Begin Joint Anti-Terrorism Exercises

  The Russian and the United States navies began joint anti-terrorism exercises near the Mariana Islands on ...

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Russia Pledges to Spend Billions on Development of ...

  Russia is pledging to spend billions on icebreakers and search and rescue bases along the country’s ...

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Germany: Former Chief Naval Base to Become Deepwater Port

  Germany’s chief naval base during two world wars will be transformed into its only deepwater port as part of ...

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Norway: Dolphin Geophysical Renews Charter Party for ...

  Seismic operator Dolphin Geophysical renews the charter party regarding the seismic vessel “Polar Explorer” ...

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Norway: Aker Solutions Provides Pusnes Offshore Loading ...

  Aker Solutions has been awarded contracts for the supply of Pusnes offshore loading systems for ten shuttle ...

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USA: Sabine Pass Terminal to Receive LNG Cargo October 18

  Cheniere Energy Inc. (LNG)’s Sabine Pass terminal in Louisiana is scheduled to receive a cargo of liquefied ...

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Brazil: Petrobras Delays Plans for FLNG

  Petroleo Brasileiro SA, Brazil’s state-controlled oil producer, delayed plans to use floating natural-gas ...

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The Netherlands: APM Terminals’ 5th Global Safety Day ...

  APM Terminals’ Global Port, Terminal and Inland Services Network observed its 5th annual Global Safety Day ...

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Russia: Okskaya Shipyard to Launch Volgamax Dry Cargo ...

  Okskaya Shipyard plans to launch on October 14 the 5,540DWT Kapitan Yurov, the eighth vessel of a series of ...

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South Korea: Hanjin Secures Shipbuilding Loan for Two ...

  Hanjin Shipping of South Korea has nailed down $80.5m of shipbuilding financing for its new ordered ...

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Philippines: PPA Approves Manila North Port Development ...

  The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) board recently approved the detailed development design for North Port ...

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Greece: NewLead Receives USD 2 Million Arbitration ...

  NewLead Holdings Ltd., an international shipping company owning and operating tankers and dry bulk vessels, ...

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Worldwide Orders for New Container Vessels Reach USD 57 ...

  Ocean carriers and charter shipowners have placed orders worth $57 billion for new container vessels over ...

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United States Faces Icebreaker Shortage

  The Seattle Times reports that just as the warming climate is freeing up the ice-locked Northwest Passage, ...

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The Netherlands: TrustLube Gives ‘Sneak Peek’ of its ...

The Netherlands - TrustLube Gives ‘Sneak Peek’ of its Innovative Open Gear Lubrication System

TrustLube is a dynamic Dutch company that specializes in innovative and environmentally sound lubrication systems. ...

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Maritime Authority of Jamaica Calls for More Effective ...

  The Maritime Authority of Jamaica, and other key players in the country’s shipping industry, have spoken out ...

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The Netherlands: WW EuroValve to Provide Butterfly ...

  Dutch company Wouter Witzel EuroValve received an order for butterfly valves for the ‘Pieter Schelte’ ...

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Royal Navy Frees Sailors from Hijacked Ship ...

  Sailors have been freed from a hijacked ship in the Indian Ocean thanks to a Royal Navy boarding team. ...

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UAE: ADPC, Cisco Sign MoU at Gitex 2011

  Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has chosen Cisco to implement Cisco Borderless Network and Collaboration ...

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Singapore Maritime Institute, MPA Call for ‘Next ...

  The Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI) and Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) on Wednesday has ...

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Bermuda: Teekay LNG, Marubeni Acquire Ownership in ...

Bermuda-Teekay LNG, Marubeni Acquire Ownership in Eight LNG Carriers from Maersk

Teekay LNG Partners L.P. today announced that its joint venture with Marubeni Corporation has agreed to acquire ...

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Russia: Pacific Fleet Task Unit Starts Escorting of ...

  Upon termination of preparatory phase, Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit led by large ASW ship Admiral Panteleyev ...

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USA: Great Lakes Shipyard Starts Construction on New ...

  At Great Lakes Shipyard, Cleveland, OH, the laying of the keel marks the start of construction on a 60-foot ...

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