Vessels Arriving in U.S. from Cameroon
The US Coast Guard said that, with the exception of certain named ports, it is imposing conditions of entry on vessels arriving in the United States after having…
Aker Kvaerner Signs Agreement with Woodside
Aker Kvaerner has signed a frame agreement with Woodside Petroleum Ltd to become the Australian oil and gas giant's preferred supplier of steel tube umbilicals.
Rickmers-Linie Celebrates 200th Voyage
Rickmers Chennai, a multipurpose heavylift vessel of Rickmers-Linie, the Hamburg-based specialist in the global transportation of breakbulk, heavylift and project cargo…
Global Oceanic Carriers Shares Rise
Global Oceanic Carriers Ltd shares were up after the company said investors Solstice International Investments Inc and Tildough Holding Inc have sold their entire…
Chilean Navy Aids Rescue Efforts
The Chilean Navy participated in a successful international operation rescuing a cruise liner's 100 passengers and 54 crew members after the boat crashed against an iceberg in the Antarctic Ocean.
Cunard’s Queen Victoria Gets SAM Electronics
Cunard’s new Fincantieri-built 90,000gt cruiseliner, Queen Victoria, due to be named in Southampton by the Duchess of Cornwall accompanied by the Prince of Wales in December…
Keppel to Convert the FDPSO
Keppel Shipyard will convert a Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) size tanker into an FDPSO constructed with a moonpool used for drilling purposes. It will have the…
Rig Workers Evacuated after North Sea Blaze
Helicopters flew to the rescue of offshore oil workers on Sunday after a large blaze broke out on a remote oil platform in the North Sea between Britain and Norway.
Konecranes Wins Orders from Suzlon Energy
In October 2007, Konecranes received orders for the delivery of 173 cranes from Suzlon Energy Ltd in India. The orders include industrial and process cranes, as…
Pemex May Tear Down Offshore Platform
Pemex said it may tear down an offshore platform if its structure, hurt by a series of recent fires, weakens further to prevent more damage to adjacent oil-pumping facilities.
Scotland’s Offshore Industry Issued Warning
Scotland’s offshore oil industry was issued a government health warning by the Health and Safety Executive. The HSE published a new report which says more must be…
Aker Philadelphia Delivers Third Product Tanker
The third product tanker built by Aker Philadelphia Shipyard was delivered today, marking the first time in the yard’s history that three vessels were delivered in the same year.
Saab Wins Order Worth $87m
Saab Systems signed a contract worth $87m with Tenix Marine to design and develop the Combat Management System for Australia's new Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) amphibious class of ships.
Wärtsilä Opens Factory Extension
Wärtsilä opened an extension to its state-of-the-art production plant in Wuxi, China. Wärtsilä's investment to the Wuxi factory, which manufactures thrusters as…