KfW IPEX-Bank Finance For 2nd Star Cruises' Ship
With a loan of EUR 600 million, KfW IPEX-Bank is financing the construction of a second cruise ship for Star Cruises, the leading cruise line in Asia, at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg.
21 Ports To Receive Awards In AAPA’s 2014 Competition
The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), a trade association representing leading port authorities throughout the Western Hemisphere, has selected 21 seaports to be recognized for exemplary communications projects and programs at its annual convention and awards luncheon this fall. Winning entrants in AAPA’s 47th annual Communications Awards Program will be recognized at a Nov. 12 awards luncheon in conjunction with AAPA’s 103rd Annual Convention and Expo in Houston…
Draft Increase at Mormugao Port
Dredging at [Mormugao's] Berth No.7 is over and the monsoon draft permissible at Berth No.7 is 13.50 metres. accommodated is 260 metres.
New Moselle Service To Rotterdam Started
The Bonn port business and freight forwarder Am Zehnhoff-Söns and the French port authority for the Moselle ports have started a direct service to the port of Rotterdam, via the joint venture MMS Multi Modal Shuttle. For the time being shipping line HTAG’s vessels operate a twice-weekly service in either direction. The hub is the port of Bonn on the Rhine. Trial sailings have been under way since April. Before then there were only irregular services to the Westhavens.
Draft Mexican Energy Law For Higher Local Content Level
Mexican Lawmakers aim to set higher than first Planned Minimum requirements for Materials, How much local labor and companies investing in the Oil and Gas Industry must use…
Australian Submarine Hunted By Five Powers
Royal Australian Navy submarine, HMAS Sheean, has been hunted from the air and sea as part of Exercise Bersama Shield off the Malay Peninsular. Exercise Bersama Shield is designed to enhance the interoperability of Five Power Defence Arrangement member nations. Australian Defence Force (ADF) elements have joined with forces from Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore and the United Kingdom for the exercise, which started on 22 May to and concluded yesterday.
Azrieli Group in talks to sell energy firm Sonol
Israeli property Developer Azrieli Group Said on Sunday it is in Talks to Sell Energy Company Sonol Israel to S. Shlomo Holdings Holding Company. Sonol is fully…
Russia, Ukraine, EU to resume gas talks on Monday
Moscow , Kiev and Brussels will restart Talks on Russian Gas Supplies on Monday to TRY to resolve a Dispute over price, a Russian Energy Ministry Official Said on Sunday. "The next (Round) of Trilateral Negotiations Tomorrow Evening will Take place in Brussels , "a spokeswoman for the Energy Ministry Said. Russia 's Energy minister Alexander Novak, his Ukrainian counterpart Yuri Prodan and the European Union 's Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger will Take Part in the Talks.
Maritime Strategy Will Revitalize Quebec's Economy - DAVIE
Chantier Davie Canada Inc. (‘Davie’) commended the new Couillard government yesterday on its rapid launch of the Maritime Strategy, only a few months after its election. Davie’s chairman, Alex Vicefield, welcomed the nomination of a Minister for the Implementation of the Maritime Strategy, Mr. Jean D’Amour, as well as the concrete measures announced in Quebec’s 2014-2015 Budget on Wednesday, including the additional amortization deduction for shipbuilding and ship renovation.
CIMC Raffles Delivers Jack-up Rig to Sinopec
A Jack-up Drilling Rig which was constructed by CIMC Raffles with Sinopec Independent design named “New Sheng Li 1#” was delivered to Sinopec Sheng Li Petroleum Engineering Co., Ltd. at CIMC Raffles on 6th June 2014. This was the 7th Jack-up drilling rigs that CIMC Raffles has delivered. It will be towed to Bohai Bay providing drilling service to Sinopec Sheng Li Oilfield soon. CCS and CIMC Raffles top leaders attended the delivery ceremony.
Yuganskneftegaz Stimulates Construction of Wells at Priobskoye
Rosneft subsidiary Yuganskneftegaz officially opened two new oil and gas production units at the Priobskoye field, oil and gas production unit–22 and oil and gas production unit–23. The creation of new production units in Yuganskneftegaz is caused by intensive commissioning of producing wells after drilling, construction of multiple well platforms and infrastructure facilities. It is planned to complete 535 new wells at the Priobskoye Field during 2014…
Oil Tanker Missing Off Ghana Coast Amid Report Of Piracy
A Liberia-flagged oil tanker has gone missing off the coast of Ghana and a senior port official told Reuters on Saturday the captain sent a distress call to say the vessel was attacked by pirates. The Liberia-flagged MT Fair Artemis last made contact with its manager, Fairdeal Group S.A., at 6 p.m. (1800 GMT) on Wednesday when it was operating off the coast of Ghana, the company said. The ship failed to make contact the next day.
Bulgaria Awaits EU Nod To Resume South Stream Work
Bulgaria will not resume work on the Russian-led South Stream gas pipeline project until it receives the all clear from the European Commission, Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski said on Sunday. In a move that could inflame tensions between Russia and the European Union, the 28-nation bloc's executive arm last week asked the Balkan country to suspend work on Gazprom's South Stream project pending a decision on whether it complies with EU law.
Construction Of Jan de Nul Multi-Purpose Vessel Starts
Uljanik Brodogradiliste in Pula, Croatia, started the construction of the Multi-Purpose Vessel JDN8628 for Jan de Nul . This versatile vessel can be equipped with two cable turntables with a total capacity of 10,000 tonnes. For Subsea Rock Installation the vessel can carry up to 10,000 tonnes of rock. The rock is unloaded by two excavators and discharged through a fall pipe with ROV down to waterdepths of about 400 m.
USCG Responded To Disabled Tug 18 Mi East Of Block Island
The U.S. Coast Guard responded to reports of a disabled tug 18 miles east of Block Island, Rhode Island, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England in Woods Hole…
USS Bataan Rescues 282 in Mediterranean Sea
USS Bataan and USS Elrod (FFG 55) saved the passengers from their sinking small vessel. USS Bataan provided food, water, medical attention and temporary shelter before tranferring 277 to the Armed Forces of Malta patrol craft P61, and the remainder to hospital in Malta. Elrod and Bataan received a report from an Italian military marine patrol aircraft that sighted six small vessels, one of which was sinking, at approximately 3 p.m., June 6, 2014.
UK P&I Club Awards 2014 Scholarship
The UK Club informs that Jan Kohzer has been selected as this year’s Robin Travis Scholar. From 1st September 2014, Jan will spend three months based in Thomas Miller’s London office. The Robin Travis scholarship is a flexible programme tailored to provide a breadth of knowledge and understanding and build on the Scholar’s current commercial experience. Jan currently works in the Claims Department of Oldendorff Carriers…