Life Rafts Not Functioning On Sunk Ferry's Sister Ship

  South Korean investigators said on Friday that life rafts and escape chutes on a sister ship to a sunken ferry were not working properly. The Sewol ferry, weighing almost 7,

PGNiG Sells 4.9b m3 of Natural Gas in Q1

Poland's gas monopoly PGNiG said on Wednesday its natural gas sales likely amounted to 4.9 billion cubic metres in the first quarter of 2014, down from 5.6 billion a year earlier.

South Korean Ferry Incident Update

Almost 100 ships, 18 helicopters involved in rescue; as many as 340 people from one school thought to be on board. Accident may be South Korea's biggest in 20 years.

Excellence Award for Liebherr Mining by Balanced Scorecard Institute

For their strong commitment to leadership, strategic management, performance analysis and continuous improvement, Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News Co. has

DOF Subsea, Seaway Extend Contract

DOF Subsea, provider of integrated subsea solutions, has been awarded a Master Service Agreement (MSA) extension with Seaway Heavy Lifting for the provision of

Pipelayer Towed from Genoa to Rotterdam

Tug Fairmount Glacier has towed pipelay-vessel Castoro Sei to Rotterdam, the Netherlands, from where the vessel will start her seasonal activities on the North Sea.

DNV GL ShipManager for Entire H&P Fleet

German-based shipowner Harren & Partner (H&P) will implement the DNV GL business intelligence software systems ShipManager Analyzer and ShipManager QHSE for its entire fleet of 52 vessels.

OCTOPUS-Onboard Ordered for Stanislav Yudin

The Dutch offshore contractor Seaway Heavy Lifting has ordered Amarcon’s OCTOPUS-Onboard decision support technology for her monohull crane vessel Stanislav Yudin.

New Warship Arrives in Melbourne Aboard Blue Marlin

Minister for Defence David Johnston said the second LHD (to be known as 'HMAS Adelaide' once commissioned) was transported from Spain to Australia by a Heavy Lift Ship, 'Blue Marlin'.

Mitchell Named Chief Executive at Sparrows

Stewart Mitchell will take over as chief executive of global offshore and mechanical handling group, Sparrows, on March 10, 2014. The announcement follows the decision of current chief executive,

Dockwise Liftboats to Transport New Statoil Offshore Rigs

Dockwise, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) inform it has been awarded a contract by Statoil Petroleum AS for the transportation

VIKING’s LifeCraft to the Rescue

Marine and fire safety equipment leader VIKING Life-Saving Equipment has launched the VIKING LifeCraft system. The System consists of the LifeCraft itself – a self-propelled

GIMF Completes Construction of New Liftboat, The Bellator

Gulf Island Marine Fabricators (GIMF) has just completed construction of a new liftboat, The Bellator, for C.S. Liftboats, Inc, Abbeville, La. The Bellator is ABS Classed A-1,

Australian Warship Hull Departs Spain Aboard 'Blue Marlin'

The second and last of the Royal Australian Navy’s new amphibious ships has left the builder's yard, Navantia Ferrol shipyard, Vigo, in northern Spain, bound for Melbourne,

Fincantieri Nets Pair of Diverse Russian Contracts

During the Italy-Russia Business Forum in Trieste, Italy, Fincantieri secured a contract to build a semi-submersible floating platform for the transportation of nuclear submarine reactor compartments.

Hercules Offshore Provides November Fleet Status Report

Hercules Offshore, Inc. published the November Fleet Status Report.  The report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of November 21, 2013), which

All Coast Liftboat 'Barracuda' Refit Work Goes to Semco

Gulf of Mexico liftboat operators All Coast, LLC, have entered into a contract with SEMCO, LLC, for the refurbishment and enhancement of its L/B 'Barracuda', which was previously out of service.

Maersk-Rickmers Performs Heavy-Lifting for U.S. Navy

Maersk-Rickmers U.S. flag heavy-lift project carrier recently lifted and moved two 100+ ton range support craft for the U.S. Navy. The largest craft weighed in

GAC Moves Rig from Sri Lanka to India

GAC Sri Lanka has completed the movement of offshore drilling rig Hercules Triumph from the port of Trincomalee to India. The rig, owned by Hercules Offshore, Inc.

Conrad Shipyard Delivers Liftboat to Alliance

Conrad Shipyard, L.L.C., a Conrad Industries, Inc. company, has delivered the M/V J.B. Moffett to Alliance Offshore of Larose, La. The J.B. Moffett is a 200’

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