December 18, 2014 8:12 AM ET
Royal Dutch Shell said on Thursday it had resumed production of Nigerian EA crude oil and lifted its force majeure on the grade after completing repairs to a mooring platform.
Shell shut down output on June 12 after weather damage to its platform, the company said.
December 18, 2014 7:52 AM ET
Measures take effect on Saturday; aim is to keep pressure on Russia over Ukraine.
The European Union banned investment in Crimea on Thursday, halting European help for Russian Black Sea oil and gas exploration and outlawing European cruise ships from calling at Crimean ports.
December 18, 2014 7:19 AM ET
Hiab, part of Cargotec, and Consorcio Industrial Puebla S.A.P.I. de C.V. (CIPSA) have signed an agreement regarding a long-term distribution partnership in the Americas region. As a part of the transaction Hiab will sell its current sales company HIAB S.
December 18, 2014 7:15 AM ET
Mermaid has secured a 2-year contract for its dive support vessel, ‘Mermaid Commander’, to provide subsea construction support in the Gulf of Thailand for a repeat international fabrication and installation contractor whose end customer is a major international upstream oil and gas operator.
December 18, 2014 7:06 AM ET
General Dynamics NASSCO celebrated the grand opening of its new location in Bremerton, Wash., yesterday. The facility will support the company’s recently-awarded contract to repair and maintain U.S. Navy aircraft carriers home-ported in and visiting Bremerton and Everett, Wash.
December 18, 2014 7:04 AM ET
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Environmental & Chemical Engineering Co., Ltd. (MHIEC), a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), has received an order from the Yamagata Area Environmental Office Association, a body encompassing two cities and two towns in Yamagata Prefecture,
December 18, 2014 7:02 AM ET
Commercial inflows of oil, gas and condensate have been acquired in four exploration wells on Rosneft’s licensed blocks, which were handed over to Verkhnechonskneftegaz for operational activities on geologic survey, exploration and production of hydrocarbon crude.
December 18, 2014 6:59 AM ET
The Meyer Werft Germany, Meyer Turku, STX France, and Fincantieri shipyards have all placed orders with Wärtsilä for the supply of fresh water generators to a total of seven cruise ships. The orders were placed between September and November 2014.
December 18, 2014 6:53 AM ET
ClassNK Consulting Service Co., Ltd. has announced the agreement concerning the Certifying Body of FROSIO, as an internationally recognized coating inspector’s qualification.
FROSIO is a leading certifying body qualified to grant inspector qualifications
December 18, 2014 6:49 AM ET
Boxco Logistics has set the bar high yet again, by moving the LONGEST COLUMN EVER that was transported in and out of Mumbai Port. It all started in the industrial township of Dahej in the state of Gujarat at ISGEC Heavy Engineering’s manufacturing plant.
December 18, 2014 6:43 AM ET
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has received a contract from German shipbuilder Flensburger-Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) for a comprehensive RoRo cargo access equipment package. It is destined for an LNG-powered RoRo ferry that will be constructed at the yard for the Australian owner,
December 18, 2014 6:35 AM ET
BMT Asia Pacific, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, is pleased to announce the completion of The Strategic Development Plan for Hong Kong Port 2030 (HKP2030) on behalf of the Hong Kong Government. The Study is a key element in guiding local port development
December 17, 2014 4:47 PM ET
Maritime Reporter & Engineering News was founded by John J. O'Malley (1905-1980) in 1939, and today ranks as the world's largest audited trade publication in the world serving the maritime industry, with a circulation of more than 35,000 worldwide, including ship and boat owners,
December 17, 2014 4:33 PM ET
Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam meets fishing sector’s growing needs by performing electric pulse fishing conversions
As European fishing policies evolve, so fishing techniques advance. One of the latest technologies available is electric pulse fishing.
December 17, 2014 4:31 PM ET
Maaskant Shipyards (Stellendam), part of Damen Shipyards Group, has received certification from Bureau Veritas for aligning its quality and management systems with internationally recognized standards.
A certificate of approval for the ISO 9001:2008,
December 17, 2014 4:16 PM ET
Christine Duffy has been named president of Carnival Cruise Line, Carnival Corporation & plc. announced today.
Duffy, currently president and CEO of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), will assume the new role on February 1, reporting to Arnold Donald,
December 17, 2014 3:56 PM ET
November container volumes down 3 percent at Port of Los Angeles; year-to-date volumes up 6.5 percent
Overall containerized cargo volumes in November 2014 have decreased 3 percent at the Port of Los Angeles compared to November 2013. Total cargo for November was 663,
December 17, 2014 3:35 PM ET
A container shipping organisation urged companies on Wednesday to raise Asia-U.S. freight rates by at least $600 per 40-foot container (FEU) from Jan. 15, corresponding to an increase of 26.6 percent from the current level.
The Transpacific Stabilization
December 17, 2014 3:25 PM ET
French boat builder PIRIOU has delivered the 11th of its 53- by 10-meter Fast Supply and Intervention Vessels (FSIV) to Suisse Outremer AG, to be operated by ABC Maritime AG. Built at the PIRIOU yard in Vietnam, the Karol W was turned over to the owners in October 2014.
December 17, 2014 3:16 PM ET
Container volume up 13 percent at South Carolina Ports Authority; Charleston benefiting from federal appropriations
The SC Ports Authority announced another month of double-digit container growth, with fiscal year-to-date volumes up 13 percent year over year.