Archive for the ‘Construction’ Category

HSH Nordbank providing finance for GAGFAH GROUP real estate portfolio

HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank has provided the GAGFAH GROUP with finance of EUR 176 million for a portfolio comprising more than 4, 400 residential as well as 20 com-mercial units with living and useable floor space totalling almost 280, 000 square metres. Some of the properties are held for sale in the...
April 23rd, 2014 | Banking, Construction, Finance | Read More

Fugro EMU appointment for assessment et al for the expansion of Aberdeen Harbour

Fugro EMU appointment for assessment et al for the expansion of Aberdeen Harbour
FUGRO EMU Appointed to undertake an environmental assessment and prepare subsequent environmental statement for potential expansion of Aberdeen Harbour Fugro EMU, with support from the Waterman Group, has been appointed to undertake a full Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and prepare an Environmental...
April 2nd, 2014 | Construction, Environment, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

Critical Infrastructure: the value of long-term thinking

Critical Infrastructure: the value of long-term thinking
Friday 21 March 2014 – Well-built infrastructure underpins resilient economies, but the quality of construction practices vary across the globe. As an increasing number of emerging markets embark on ambitious infrastructure plans, insurers have a key role to play in safeguarding standards. (source:...
March 21st, 2014 | Construction, Insurance and Reinsurance, News | Read More

Record Breaking Oceanology International

Record Breaking Oceanology International
Unaudited figures show that approximately 8, 400 attended Oceanology International 2014 (OI2014), an increase of 10% over 2012. Exhibitor figures at the world’s largest marine technology and ocean science show were higher than ever before with 528 exhibiting companies from 35 countries. Vessel movements...
March 20th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Construction, Drill ships, EEZ, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Supply ships, Technology | Read More

FUGRO awarded ICHTHYS project survey work

FUGRO awarded ICHTHYS project survey work
The very busy stand of FUGRO at OI 2014 yesterday afternoon Fugro Spatial Solutions Pty Ltd, based in Australia has been awarded a dimensional control survey subcontract by JKC Australia LNG Pty Ltd, as part of the construction of the Ichthys Project Onshore LNG Facilities, near Darwin, Australia. This...
March 14th, 2014 | Construction, Energy, Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Oceanology International 2014 successful Exhibition and Conference

Oceanology International 2014 successful Exhibition and Conference
One of the best ever events of its kind, this biennial conference and exhibition event – celebrating also its 45th anniversary (1969 – 2014) is now the talk of the town and the talk over and …under the oceans! As Conference Chairman Professor Ralph Rayner put it: “at the time of the first...
March 13th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Construction, Drill ships, EEZ, Energy, Environment, Exhibitions, Fisheries, IMarEST, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Supply ships, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Fugro provides current measurements for Statoil Pipeline construction

Fugro provides current measurements for Statoil Pipeline construction
Fugro GEOS has been contracted by Statoil to provide current measurements for the construction planning of two export pipelines in the North Sea. An oil pipeline will run from the Johan Sverdrup field to the Mongstad terminal, whilst a gas export pipeline from the same field will connect to Kalstø. Seventeen...
March 6th, 2014 | Construction, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry, Technology | Read More

Optimism returns to UK construction

Optimism returns to UK construction
Friday 21 February 2014 – The UK construction sector is seeing its fastest increase in commercial work since August 2007 – a sign that it may finally be out of the doldrums and a positive indicator for underwriters. (source: Lloyd’s of London) Looking around the City of London over the...
February 21st, 2014 | Construction, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Germany, Kiel Canal – Lock chamber closure for repairs * United States, Delaware River – Ben Franklin Bridge construction works * India, Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT) – Partial shut-down of container terminal *...
February 11th, 2014 | Bunkering, Canals, Construction, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * United Kingdom, all ports – Severe weather expected to bring shipping delays * France, Fos – Strike over at oil terminals * United States, Delaware River – Ice Condition II: Removal of steel hull restrictions *...
February 7th, 2014 | Construction, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes, Weather | Read More

Cargotec’s MacGregor secures new subsea crane contract worth EUR 23 million

Cargotec’s MacGregor secures new subsea crane contract worth EUR 23 million
A vessel fitted with two MacGregor ACH subsea cranes 5 February 2014 at 10 AM (EET)  – MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has won an order worth around EUR 23 million for six active heave-compensated (AHC) subsea cranes from the Dutch IHC Merwede. The cranes will be installed on three pipe-laying ships...
February 5th, 2014 | Construction, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Grand Designs

Grand Designs
From concept to completion, designing and constructing large and innovative buildings is a continuous exercise in risk management. When asked at what stage an underwriter gets involved with iconic building projects like the Lloyd’s Building or ‘the Shard’, David Turner, Global Construction Practice...
December 4th, 2013 | Construction, Environment, Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More