First diesel-electric Damen Shoalbuster 3514 DP2, IMO Tier 3 ordered by Herman Sr

First diesel-electric Damen Shoalbuster 3514 DP2, IMO Tier 3 ordered by Herman Sr

New addition to the Shoalbuster range brings additional versatility On the 25th of January 2019 the contract was signed between Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld (DSHa) and longstanding client Herman Sr. for the building of …
Feb 20, 2019 /  Vessels
Hapag-Lloyd first in world to convert large container ship to LNG

Hapag-Lloyd first in world to convert large container ship to LNG

Retrofitting of the 15,000 TEU vessel “Sajir” to use LNG propulsion / Pilot project paves the way for converting large ships to LNG / 15 to 30 percent less CO2 emissions possible Hapag-Lloyd will retrofit …
Feb 5, 2019 /  Vessels
Damen’s triple delivery for Murjan Al Sharq Marine Contracting

Damen’s triple delivery for Murjan Al Sharq Marine Contracting

To complete an extensive oil pipeline dredging and installation project, Murjan Al Sharq Marine Contracting Co. Ltd. (MSMC) has taken delivery of three Damen vessels: a Stan Tug 1606, a Shoalbuster 2509, and a Stan …
Dec 17, 2018 /  Vessels
Vinalines signs cooperation agreement with Hoa Phat Dung Quat Steel JSC

Vinalines signs cooperation agreement with Hoa Phat Dung Quat Steel JSC

Vietnam shipping giant Vinalines on December 15 signed a co-operation agreement with Hoa Phat Dung Quat Steel JSC in the fields of training, seaport exploitation, transportation, material and equipment import, and …
Dec 18, 2017 /  Curious
Keppel signs Heads of Agreement with Pavilion Energy and PLN to explore LNG solutions for Indonesia

Keppel signs Heads of Agreement with Pavilion Energy and PLN to explore LNG solutions for Indonesia

Keppel Offshore & Marine Limited (Keppel O&M) has entered into a Heads of Agreement (HOA) with Pavilion Energy and Indonesia state-owned PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) to explore opportunities for the …
Sep 7, 2017 /  Curious
Port of Bristol Takes Delivery of New Damen Shoalbuster

Port of Bristol Takes Delivery of New Damen Shoalbuster

The Bristol Port Company has taken delivery of a Damen Shoalbuster 2308S. Modified with several customised options, the vessel will be able to take on a multifunctional role that includes plough dredging, towing, …
Mar 30, 2017 /  Vessels
DSME Enters Shipbuilding Deal with Iran

DSME Enters Shipbuilding Deal with Iran

On 27th December 2016, Industrial Development and Renovation Organization of Iran (IDRO) and Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering co., Ltd. (DSME) agreed on mutual cooperation for developing shipbuilding Industry …
Jan 1, 2017 /  Curious
NextDecade and FLEX LNG Join Forces to Develop LNG Regasification Solutions

NextDecade and FLEX LNG Join Forces to Develop LNG Regasification Solutions

In a joint announcement, NextDecade Global Solutions, a subsidiary of NextDecade, LLC, and FLEX LNG revealed that the two companies have signed a Heads of Agreement (HOA) to create a full value chain solution for …
Dec 13, 2016 /  Curious
Filipino Fishermen Still Blocked from Scarborough Shoal

Filipino Fishermen Still Blocked from Scarborough Shoal

China's coastguard has prevented Filipino boats from fishing around the hotly contested Scarborough Shoal, Philippine officials said on Friday, after Beijing kept a promise to ignore a court ruling voiding its vast South …
Jul 15, 2016 /  Curious
Update: Grounded Bulker Belle Rose refloated at Monad Shoal (Video)

Update: Grounded Bulker Belle Rose refloated at Monad Shoal (Video)

The Panamanian-registered cargo vessel that ran aground in a famous dive spot off Malapascua Island, Daanbantayan town in Cebu was refloated past 10 a.m. on Monday, after two days of slowly pulling it back to deeper …
Jun 20, 2016 /  Accidents