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Maersk Supply Service completes Fleet Renewal Programme

Maersk Supply Service completes Fleet Renewal Programme
The “Maersk Maker” Maersk Maker, the final vessel of Maersk Supply Service’s Starfish AHTS newbuilding series, was delivered yesterday from Kleven Yard. The vessel’s arrival completes Maersk Supply Service’s Fleet Renewal Programme, with ten new-build vessels delivered and 23 vessels...
February 15th, 2019 | Energy, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Supply ships, Technical, Technology | Read More

LR receives approval to carry out verification activity on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.

LR receives approval to carry out verification activity on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.
08 February 2019 – The Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) has approved Lloyd’s Register (LR) as a recognised classification society for the construction of mobile units in the N The Lloyd’s Register HQ’s Building orwegian Continental Shelf (NCS).This follows a change to section three...
February 8th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Construction, Energy, Oceanology | Read More

FUGRO supports entire English Coast Monitoring Network with essential data

FUGRO  supports entire English Coast Monitoring Network with essential data
Wave measurement buoys, like this one near Lincs Offshore Wind Farm, are amongst 72 RCMP instruments under Fugro’s management around the 5,672 km of English coastline. The recent award of a three-year maintenance contract for the hydrodynamic element of the Anglian Coastal Monitoring programme means...
February 5th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Environment, Insight, News | Read More

WOC CEO to Keynote First Global Offshore Wind Summit

WOC CEO to Keynote First Global Offshore Wind Summit
Paul Holthus, CEO, World Ocean Council World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) Launches Flagship Offshore Wind Industry Event with WOC Input on Ocean Industry Leadership, Collaboration and Action 31 January 2019 The World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) has invited World Ocean Council (WOC) CEO, Paul Holthus, as opening...
January 31st, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Port of Barcelona implements alternative fuel use to improve air quality

Port of Barcelona implements alternative fuel use to improve air quality
General Manager José Alberto Carbonell at the launch of the fleet of dual fuel container trucks, June 2018 With support from the European Union’s CEF Program, Port of Barcelona partners with energy suppliers, ship owner-operators, port equipment manufacturers and technological innovators to pilot...
January 28th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, LNG, Pollution | Read More

Norwegian Electric Systems selects Corvus Energy storage system for five new Fjord1 ferries

Norwegian Electric Systems selects Corvus Energy storage system for five new Fjord1 ferries
The five ferries are a Havyard design and will be built in Havyard Shipyard in Leirvik, Sogn. Each ferry will be equipped with air-cooled Corvus Orca Energy ESS that will supply electrical power to the ferry’s NES all-electric power and propulsion system. Bergen, Norway and Richmond, British Columbia,...
January 28th, 2019 | Energy, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

RMT responds to NAO report on oil and gas in the UK offshore decommissioning

RMT responds to NAO report on oil and gas in the UK offshore decommissioning
Mick Cash RMT responds to NAO report on oil and gas in the UK offshore decommissioning   General Secretary Mick Cash said;  “This is the only growth area of spending in the offshore oil and gas sector.  “Over the next decade UKCS decommissioning must benefit UK employment to reduce...
January 25th, 2019 | Energy, Gas, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Oil Industry, Rail | Read More

The BDI@982: a disaster waiting to happen

The BDI@982: a disaster waiting to happen
John Faraclas – picture credits Kenny Hickey The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell below the 1,000 points psychological threshold; an expected fall and now reads 982 – minus 54 points. Geopolitics continue to deteriorate all over Planet Ocean. John Faraclas’ daily markets briefing: The Capes’ triple-digit...
January 24th, 2019 | Banking, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Finance, HR, Markets, Oceanology, Pollution, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Markets and Geopolitics: Between the devil and the deep blue sea* …and a Winter BBQ to remember!

Markets and Geopolitics: Between the devil and the deep blue sea* …and a Winter BBQ to remember!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained  35 points earlier on today and now reads 1,112; on a weekly basis though the BDI was down  57 points – from 1,169 (11/1/2019). Geopolitics in total disarray.  John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recaps: Capes’ unprecedented volatility develops...
January 18th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

FUGRO enhances IRM capability with new edda sun ROV support vessel

FUGRO enhances IRM capability with new edda sun ROV support vessel
 Fugro is set to commence its first project using new multipurpose ROV support vessel, Edda Sun, with mobilisation for the IRM contract planned for March 2019. With a recently announced two-year charter of the Edda Sun, Fugro has enhanced its IRM, construction and decommissioning support services...
January 18th, 2019 | Energy, Supply ships | Read More

Esvagt turns to Vestdavit for high seas windfarm boat-handling

Esvagt turns to Vestdavit for high seas windfarm boat-handling
Esvagt’s latest windfarm Service Operations Vessels will be equipped with davits from Vestdavit that offer safe and comfortable boat launching and recovery even in the most challenging conditions (Photo: Havyard) Vestdavit has reinforced its claim to be the davit supplier of choice for higher sea states...
January 8th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy | Read More

Markets in despair but hope and success is there only for the adventurous risk-takers…

Markets in despair but hope and success is there only for the adventurous risk-takers…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fall was very much contained, thanks once again to the volatile Capes. The New Year as we believe might begin when the Far East and mainly Japan begin to kick-off. Geopolitics as ever messy. John Faraclas’  daily and …Festive Season’s recaps: The...
January 4th, 2019 | Bribery and Corruption, Chartering, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

HSH to finance wind farm Linda in Saxony-Anhalt for the ERG Group

HSH to finance wind farm Linda in Saxony-Anhalt for the ERG Group
Lars Quandel HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank will provide the ERG Group with long-term project finance amounting to € 24 million for construction and operation of the Linda wind farm located near Elster in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt. The farm with six GE 3.6/137 wind turbines will go into operation...
January 3rd, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Energy, Finance | Read More

Inauguration ceremony of the first cold ironing installation in Eastern Mediterranean at the port of Killini

Inauguration ceremony of the first cold ironing installation in Eastern Mediterranean at the port of Killini
Inauguration ceremony with attendees: Mr Nektarios Santorinios/ Alternate Minister, Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Insular Policy, Greece, Mr Dionysios Kalamatianos/ ex General Secretary of the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Insular Policy, Greece, Mr Nabil Iosif Morant/ Mayor of Andravida‐ Killini,President...
December 24th, 2018 | Bunkering, Energy, Environment | Read More

Ultramax bulker vessel installed with ‘wind engines’ named 2018’s ‘Ship of the Year’

Ultramax bulker vessel installed with ‘wind engines’ named 2018’s ‘Ship of the Year’
The MV Afros, an Ultramax bulk carrier fitted with Anemoi’s Flettner Rotor system, has been named ‘Ship of the Year’ at the prestigious Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2018. The 64,000 dwt newbuild vessel, managed by Piraeus-based Blue Planet Shipping, is the first geared...
December 13th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Awards, Energy, Environment, Events, News, Technology | Read More

IMCA holds highly successful annual seminar

IMCA holds highly successful annual seminar
Allen Leatt, IMCA’s CEO at the IMCA Annual Seminar in The Hague Inspirational speakers captivate an audience of 300 delegates from across the industry The International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) Annual Seminar was enthusiastically greeted by delegates in a packed theatre at The World...
December 10th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs | Read More

FUGRO’s IRM efficiencies reduce and attract new North Sea clients

FUGRO’s IRM efficiencies reduce and attract new North Sea clients
Fugro’s IRM service efficiencies have accelerated projects and reduced costs and risks. Reaffirming its market-leading position in the UK North Sea ROV inspection market, Fugro has attracted seven new clients for its IRM services. Recent work includes significant pipeline and structure...
December 4th, 2018 | Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Underwater Shipping | Read More

OCIMF and INTERTANKO release new guidance on competency and learning from incidents

OCIMF and INTERTANKO release new guidance on competency and learning from incidents
.. 30 November 2018 – (London) OCIMF and INTERTANKO have today released two new information papers that will help improve safety in the energy shipping industry. The result of a joint initiative between the two organisations, the papers look at two key areas:  competency and learning from incidents. Behavioural...
November 30th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Energy, Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

Wärtsilä: Reduce Opex and Become Greener

Wärtsilä: Reduce Opex and Become Greener
.. The oil & gas industry was plunged into turmoil when the oil price crashed in 2014. To get back on track, the industry has been forced to transform. It has been forced to figure out new ways of working and apply new solutions to remain profitable while oil price fluctuates. The question that...
November 30th, 2018 | Accountancy, Drill ships, Environment, Gas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Shipmanagement, Technology | Read More

Corvus Energy Details Plans for Expansion with Battery Factories in Norway and Canada

Corvus Energy Details Plans for Expansion with Battery Factories in Norway and Canada
A new fully automated battery factory will be built near Bergen, Norway. Set to open in Q3 2019 with capacity to build 400 MWh annually, the factory located will serve the rapidly expanding European market for maritime energy storage systems (ESS). Fully automated factory in Norway and semi-automated...
November 22nd, 2018 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

IBIA at the Annual Mediterranean Bunker Fuel Conference

IBIA at the Annual Mediterranean Bunker Fuel Conference
Only 8 days left until the 7th Annual Mediterranean Bunker Fuel Conference, taking place on 29th-30th November, in Divani Caravel Hotel in Athens, Greece. IBIA Director Unni Einemo will be participating as a key speaker. Why attend? With IMO2020 implementation fast approaching: discuss how the 0.5%...
November 22nd, 2018 | Bunkering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Markets | Read More

FUGRO Generates AUD 10 million cost saving award-winning ROV deployment technique

FUGRO Generates AUD 10 million cost saving award-winning ROV deployment technique
Fugro’s award-winning PDROV technology delivers substantial cost-savings and operational improvements. Fugro’s innovative use of platform deployed ROV (PDROV) technology has demonstrated substantial reductions in the costs of subsea jacket inspections and significant operational improvements. Recognised...
November 21st, 2018 | Energy, Gas, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Underwater Shipping | Read More

The BDI@1,023: still unsustainable amid Geopolitical turmoil

The BDI@1,023: still unsustainable amid Geopolitical turmoil
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost eight points earlier on today with all other dry indices in red… Geopolitics more than crucial given the MIGRANTS, BREXIT, Italy et al… John Faraclas’ daily brief: The Capes’ BCI  lost seven and now stand at 1,050 points… A double digit loss for...
November 19th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Photography, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Capes’ odd rise distorts the Markets

Capes’ odd rise distorts the Markets
  John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 11 points and now reads 1,020 thanks to the odd Capes’ rise. Geopolitics are getting sour with BREXIT becoming a far more than a perplexed play – Tragedy? Comedy? With a bit of Byzantine ..flavour, Italy creating further issues in the EU –...
November 15th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Events, Fixtures, Markets, Military, People and Places, Photography, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Greencarrier Freight Services forms Joint Venture together with Terminus Spedition & Transport AB

Greencarrier Freight Services forms Joint Venture together with Terminus Spedition & Transport AB
Stefan Björk, Founder & Owner of Greencarrier. As of April the 1st 2019 Greencarrier Freight Services Sweden AB enters into joint venture with Terminus Spedition & Transport AB. (Terminus) The merger of the two privately owned companies will drive substantial synergies based on the existing...
November 15th, 2018 | Energy, Environment, Mergers and Acquisitions | Read More