ClassNK Invests in Japan Marine Science
ClassNK announced that it had reached an agreement to establish a capital tie-up with Japan Marine Science Inc. at a meeting in Tokyo today. The tie-up agreement…
Cargotec to Deliver RoRo Equipment
In June, Cargotec signed a contract with Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co. Ltd in South Korea to deliver MacGregor RoRo equipment for four deepsea ConRo vessels to be built for a Saudi Arabian owner.
MOL Orders New Containerships
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) today announced a decision to order two containerships (8,600 TEU) from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., with delivery slated for 2013.
Global Industries to Take Delivery of Global 1201
Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd (Keppel Singmarine), the specialized shipbuilding arm of Keppel Offshore & Marine Limited (Keppel O&M), is on track to deliver GLOBAL 1201, the second new generation derrick pipelay vessel to Global Industries Ltd (Global Industries) safely, on time and within budget. Keppel Singmarine was awarded a S$50,000 (over $40,000) bonus from Global Industries for achieving zero-incidents during the construction of this 162 meter-long double-hull vessel.
OW Bunker Launches Free iPhone App
OW Bunker, a supplier and trader of marine fuel, has announced the launch of a free application for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch. This app, the first ever from…
Endeavour Energy Awards Contract to Technip
Endeavour Energy UK Ltd, a subsidiary of Endeavour International Corporation, awarded Technip an EPCI(1) lump sum contract, worth around $111 million, for the East…
NOL Group Signs Contracts for Containerships
NOL Group confirmed it has signed contracts with Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. and Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries Co., Ltd to build 12 new container vessels…
Shell selects Endress+Hauser
Endress+Hauser will supply Shell with process measurement instruments, engineering and associated services. Both companies signed an Enterprise Framework Agreement…
Offshore: Baker Hughes Awards EBDG Contract
Seattle-based Elliott Bay Design Group, through its New Orleans office, was selected by Baker Hughes to provide the owner's design of the Blue Tarpon a state-of-the-art well stimulation vessel. EBDG was contracted to integrate Baker Hughes' stimulation equipment into a hull under construction at North American Shipbuilding in Larose, LA. The Blue Tarpon was delivered in Houston on June 9. Working with Baker Hughes…
Lloyd's Register New Regional HQ, Houston
Lloyd’s Register Americas, Inc. has moved its Houston-area operations to a new regional headquarters to capitalise on the growing opportunities arising from the new regulatory regime in the Gulf…
LNG: $93B Capex in 5 Years
The new Douglas-Westwood LNG report forecasts five-year facilities Capex will exceed $93 billion. A bright future is forecast for the LNG industry, as growing long…
Greek Shipowner: First to Order G-Type Engine
MAN Diesel & Turbo’s assessment of the two-stroke market has borne fruit with a number of Greek shipowners showing concrete interest in the company’s new, G-type, ultra-long-stroke engine program.
Brazil Shipbuilding: OSX Receives Installation License
OSX, an EBX Group Company focused on offshore naval industry, received the Installation License for its Shipbuilding Unit, which will be installed at the Açu Superport Industrial Complex…
BMT to Offer Three-Day Course
BMT Fleet Technology will be offering a 3-day workshop on fatigue and fracture analysis for marine structures. The workshop will be held from October 25-27, 2011, at the ABS Auditorium in Houston, TX.
GPA Announces New Appointments, Financial Growth
The Board of Directors of the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has re-elected Alec L. Poitevint, II, of Bainbridge to serve a second term as Chairman of the Board.
Wagenborg's Engelsman Supports North P&I Club
The "A" rated North P&I club is at the top table of P&I clubs in terms of financial strength according to chairman Albert Engelsman of Dutch shipping group Wagenborg. Engelsman confirmed that the club’s focus on quality and prudent underwriting had given it, "immense financial strength." He highlighted the fact that free reserves reached a record $312 million at renewal, premium income is projected…
Seanergy Enters Three Time Charters
Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. announced today that it has entered into new time charter agreements for one of its Panamax vessels and two of its Capesize vessels.
Israeli Navy to Block Gaza-Bound Flotilla
According to a report from UPI.com, Israeli military forces were told on June 27 to be firm in blocking a Gaza-bound flotilla while exercising restraint to avoid injuries, Israeli leaders said.
NOAA, Navy Survey of Civil War Shipwrecks
NOAA and the U.S. Navy embarked today on a two-day research expedition to survey the condition of two sunken Civil War vessels that have rested on the seafloor of the James River in Hampton Roads…
CGGVeritas Signs Charter Agreement with BOURBON
BOURBON has announced the signing of a five-year marine charter agreement with CGGVeritas for six new seismic support and assistance vessels that will be delivered at the end of 2012.