FPSO Dhirubhai-1: Expiry of the charter contract and future employment opportunities

FPSO Dhirubhai-1: Expiry of the charter contract and future employment opportunities

The FPSO Dhirubhai-1, which is owned by Ocean Yield ASA's (Ocean Yield) subsidiary Aker Floating Production AS (AFP) has been operating on a 10-year charter contract with Reliance Industries Limited (Reliance Industries) …
Sep 21, 2018 /  Vessels
Another vessel repaired at Azerbaijan’s Bibiheybat Ship Repair Yard

Another vessel repaired at Azerbaijan’s Bibiheybat Ship Repair Yard

Major overhaul of the towing and supply vessel "Nercha" belonging to the Caspian Sea Oil Fleet of the Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping (CJSC) has been accomplished at the “Bibiheybat” Ship Repair …
Sep 21, 2018 /  Vessels
Noble Corporation Announces Purchase Of Newbuild Jackup And Secures Initial Contract Award

Noble Corporation Announces Purchase Of Newbuild Jackup And Secures Initial Contract Award

Noble Corporation plc (NYSE: NE) today announced the purchase of a new Gusto MSC CJ46 design jackup rig from the PaxOcean Group (PaxOcean) in connection with a concurrently awarded drilling contract. Noble paid $33.75 …
Sep 21, 2018 /  Vessels
Georgia Ports plan 8 million TEU capacity by 2028

Georgia Ports plan 8 million TEU capacity by 2028

At the Savannah State of the Port event Thursday (Sep 20), GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch thanked Governor Deal for his leadership and detailed GPA’s 10-year, $2.5 billion plan to expand the capacity of the …
Sep 21, 2018 /  Curious
DH Industries’ BOG units tested on first US-built LNG barge

DH Industries’ BOG units tested on first US-built LNG barge

The Duch cryogenic solutions specialist DH Industries said its BOG management system has been tested onboard the Clean Jacksonville bunker barge built by Conrad Industries. Six cryogenerators are installed on board of …
Sep 21, 2018 /  Vessels
Odfjell completes sale of Rotterdam terminal to Koole

Odfjell completes sale of Rotterdam terminal to Koole

Koole Terminals has now become 100% owner of Odfjell Terminals Rotterdam. The facility, located in the heart of the Port of Rotterdam, will be rebranded to Koole Tankstorage Botlek (KTB). It stores both chemical and …
Sep 21, 2018 /  Finance
C-Job Researching Ammonia as Marine Fuel

C-Job Researching Ammonia as Marine Fuel

In terms of fuel, the shipping industry is becoming more and more aware of its impact on the environment. Considering the long-term, what sustainable fuels present viable and realistic possibilities for the maritime …
Sep 21, 2018 /  Curious
Australian freight forwarders chose RoRo to move automotive production facilities to their new homes across the globe

Australian freight forwarders chose RoRo to move automotive production facilities to their new homes across the globe

Automotive manufacturers, including Toyota, recently took the decision to close their plants in Australia and relocate production to other parts of the world. Considering alternatives to containers Given the …
Sep 21, 2018 /  Curious
APL’s Eagle Express Service Makes A Solution For Precise Logistics Management

APL’s Eagle Express Service Makes A Solution For Precise Logistics Management

APL’s Eagle Express X (EXX) service is living up to be just the solution for precise logistics planning of shippers on the Trans-Pacific. Amid capacity shortage and logistics crunch at ports on the US west coast; …
Sep 21, 2018 /  Curious
SeaBird Exploration received Letter of intent for source work in the Americas

SeaBird Exploration received Letter of intent for source work in the Americas

SeaBird Exploration announced on Thursday that it has received a letter of intent from a repeat client to provide two source vessels for an OBN seismic survey in the Americas region. Caption: Research vessel Osprey …
Sep 21, 2018 /  Vessels