Moffett Engineering rebrands as Cargotec
Moffett Engineering Limited, the Dundalk based manufacturer of Hiab Moffett truck-mounted forklifts and part of Cargotec Corporation has changed its name to Cargotec Ireland. Moffett Engineering Limited started business in the 1940's by developing products for the local agricultural market and in the mid 1980's they created a revolution in the transport industry with the invention of the truck-mounted forklift…
TBA, ARL-Shipping.com Announce Partnership
Key marine terminal software providers join forces to complement their offerings. Hong Kong based arl-shipping.com Limited and Dutch headquartered TBA B.V. today announced they have teamed up to join forces and offer their customers a complementary set of products and services. Under this agreement, both companies will market, sell and support each others’ software solutions to the worldwide market.
AUSTAL High speed Catamaran Ferries Depart for Guadaloupe
Two 47 metre high speed catamaran ferries departed Austal’s Henderson shipyard this week bound for Guadeloupe, where they will shortly commence operations for long-standing Austal customer L’Express des Iles. Austal was selected by L’Express des Iles in June 2010 for the design and construction of the two vessels – one vehicle-passenger ferry and one passenger ferry, marking the company’s third contract with Austal since 1997.
Jumbo Offshore Wins Offshore Wind Contract
MT Højgaard has awarded Jumbo Offshore the transport and installation contract for all of the 111 Transition Pieces (TP’s) for the Anholt Offshore Wind Farm (Denmark). The 400 MW wind farm is currently being developed by DONG Energy. The Anholt Wind Farm is located in the ‘Kattegat’, near Anholt Island, and will be the largest offshore wind farm in Denmark. One of Jumbo’s DP2 Offshore Heavy Lift Vessels will install the TP’s on pre-installed monopiles, starting April 2012.
DnB NOR Global E&P Spending Report: Growth Continues
The 65 oil companies covered in DnB NO’s fifth annual E&P spending report expect a spending increase of 14% in 2011, 8% in 2012 and 7% in 2013. For 2011 we expect…
Norden A/S Selects Veson Nautical's IMOS
Veson Nautical, a provider of maritime commercial management and trading software solutions, today announced that Dampskibsselskabet NORDEN A/S (NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen A/S: DNORD)…
Globe Wireless Completes 100th Installation of VSAT
Globe Wireless (Globe) is very proud to announce the 100th installation of our VSAT solution. Globe Wireless began installing VSATs in May 2008 due to growing customer…
Fairmount Helps Position FPSO Skarv Idun
Fairmount Marine’s powerful tugs Fairmount Sherpa and Fairmount Summit have towed FPSO Skarv Idun to the field in the northern Norwegian Sea after it was completed and prepared in Norway.
MSC Savona Equipped with GL SeaScout
GL SeaScout 2.0 has been installed on board the MSC SAVONA, Reederei Claus-Peter Offen’s 14,000 TEU containership. GL Maritime Software’s navigational decision-making support system will help the vessel to optimise routing; minimising voyage costs while maintaining safe passage, however seaway and weather conditions might vary. GL SeaScout is an integrated onboard system that provides ship’s officers with decision-making support.
This Day in Navy History - Auguts 27-29
1917 - Squadron of minesweepers departs U.S. 1944 - USS Stingray (SS-186) lands men and supplies on Luzon, Philippines to support guerilla operations against the Japanese.
Daewoo CEO: Sub Deal Possible
According to a Dow Jones report, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. expects Indonesia to name it as the preferred bidder for the country's submarine building contract in September.
Colombo Dockyard to build Six
According to a report on www.colombopage.com, Sri Lanka's state-owned Colombo Dockyard, won six new shipbuilding projects from Singapore and India. One of the projects…
SCI: Putting Expansion on Hold
As the world economy sputters, so too do the expansion plans for India's state-owned Shipping Corporation of India (SCI), which according to a report on the www.business…
CMA CGM: 1H Success Despite a Fluctuating, Difficult Environment
CMA CGM, the world’s third largest container shipping company, reported revenue of $7.3b for the first six months of 2011, an increase of 8% compared with the year-earlier period.
ABS NS Releases Next Generation of NS5
ABS Nautical Systems announced the redesign and release of its suite of asset management software, NS5. Continually evolving to meet industry needs, NS5 Enterprise has a versatile design that allows all users – from senior management to crew members – 24/7 access to relevant data from their overall business landscape. While owners and senior management have the capability to retrieve the latest real-time information that drives their business…
Ampol Performs Cleanup on Platform Recovery Project
American Pollution Control Corp. (AMPOL), a leading oil spill response and total environmental solutions provider, has completed the oil spill recovery and environmental cleanup on a recovered platform in Terrebonne Parish. Located offshore then transported to Dulac, La., the once downed platform had to be modified in the air and positioned on a barge to fit under a bridge leading to the recycling facility.
Dedication & Delivery Ceremony of New USGS Vessels
Two 17-knot high-speed research vessels for the U.S. Geological Survey are to be dedicated at Great Lakes Shipyard, Cleveland, Ohio, on Wednesday, August 31, 2011. R/V KAHO and R/V MUSKIE will replace two of the USGS’s oldest research vessels by the same names that are currently operating on Lake Ontario and Lake Erie, respectively. The USCG’s five-vessel fleet supports missions that collect and analyze oceanographic and fisheries information. The U.S. Department of Interior’s U.S.
Krill Systems Announces New Management Tool
Krill Systems Inc., a leader in advanced fuel and vessel monitoring systems, announces an important new management tool, the Vessel Operations Center (VOC), that allows Fleet Managers to monitor entire fleet fuel usage and receive synchronized fleet reports anywhere they are required, automatically, via Internet. Headquartered in Bainbridge Island, WA, Krill Systems is enjoying strong growth in: Offshore Towing…
Crowley's ATB Vision/650-10 Ready to Deliver
Designed to deliver petroleum products on the U.S. West Coast, the vessel is designed with safer, more efficient fixed-tank cleaning system. Crowley Maritime Corporation's Vision/650-10, the last of 10 Articulated Tug Barges (ATBs) in the 650-series new-build program, has been delivered by V.T. Halter Marine in Pascougla, Miss. The ATB is now ready to enter service and will transport petroleum products between U.S. West Coast ports.