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.

VLCC Floating Storage Set to Dwindle

The number of very large crude carriers (VLCC) engaged in non-trading activities, primarily Iranian/non-Iranian ...

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Demand for Iran's Crude Doubled

Following the lifting of sanctions against the Islamic Republic of Iran in early 2016, seaborne demand for Iranian ...

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New Sanctions on Iran Would Have Chilling Effect on Business

Following the easing of sanctions against Iran by the US and five other world powers, Europe has been eager to ...

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Pirates Release Eight Iranian Crew from Captivity

Eight Iranian seafarers have been released by Somali pirates after being held in captivity since May 2016, ...

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No Limitations for Liners Returning to Iran

In an effort to attract major shipping companies, Iran said that it would impose no limitations for liners to ...

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HDASCO Line Sets Up New Service to Le Havre

Iranian national shipping company HDASCO Line plans to launch a new container shipping service between Haropa – ...

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Maersk Line Expands Foothold in Iran

Danish container shipping company Maersk Line has added Iranian Port of Bushehr to its services, expanding its ...

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DSME Enters Shipbuilding Deal with Iran

South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) and Industrial Development and ...

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Dutch Firms to Visit Iran, Explore Economic Opportunities

Port development and maritime technology will be in focus of the visit of the Netherlands’ Minister of ...

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Maersk Line Makes a Comeback to Iran

Danish shipping giant Maersk Line has restored its services to and from Iran, after a five-year absence from this ...

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Port of Antwerp Bolsters Ties with Iran

Belgium’s Antwerp Port Authority has signed a collaboration agreement with Shahid Rajaee Port Authority which ...

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ClassNK Re-Establishes Its Presence in Iran

Tokyo-based classification society ClassNK has resumed operations in Iran with the reopening of its Tehran office ...

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South Korea, Iran Set Up Regular Container Service

A regular container service connecting Korean Incheon Port directly to the Middle East has been launched, with ...

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Iran Ends LPG Exports to Japan

Although Iran stopped liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) exports to Japan, the country’s supply will not go to ...

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Iran Ordering USD 2.4 Bn Worth of Ships in Korea

Iran has been linked to shipbuilding orders worth up to USD 2.4 billion at South Korean yards, providing them with ...

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Iran to Set Up Regular Shipping Line to Japan

Iran plans to launch a regular shipping line to Japan in the next few weeks, Managing Director of the Islamic ...

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India, Iran Seal Chabahar Port Deal

India and Iran have signed a bilateral agreement today to develop the Chabahar port and related infrastructure, ...

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Korean Register Expands Foothold in Iran

Korean Register (KR) has signed a Memorandum of Agreement to establish a joint venture company with the Iranian ...

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DSME Inks Deal with Iran’s ISOICO

South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) has penned a business agreement on ...

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Iran's Tankers Free to Visit Any Port

Iranian oil tankers face no more obstacles when traveling to any port in world, says Ali-Akbar Safaei, managing ...

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Iran Threatens to Close Strait of Hormuz to US

Iran is threatening to shut the Strait of Hormuz, a major choke-point for oil shipments, to US vessels and its ...

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