South Africa economy benefits from the building of new navy vessels

South Africa economy benefits from the building of new navy vessels

On Saturday, the 23rd of February 2019, Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) hosted a keel laying ceremony, marking the start of construction on the first of three Multi-mission Inshore Patrol Vessels (MMIPVs) for the South …
Mar 18, 2019 /  Naval
Wight at the forefront of environmental stewardship – Hybrid Explorer Vessel

Wight at the forefront of environmental stewardship – Hybrid Explorer Vessel

UK shipbuilder Wight Shipyard Co is continuing to build on its solid reputation in the commercial ferry build sector by becoming involved with a new company set up to build the most capable and efficient explorer vessels …
Mar 18, 2019 /  Curious
GAC wins PETRONAS Caspian Sea contracts

GAC wins PETRONAS Caspian Sea contracts

GAC Marine S.A. Branch in Turkmenistan (GAC Marine) has been awarded two contracts by PETRONAS Carigali (Turkmenistan) Sdn. Bhd. (PC(T)SB), a subsidiary of PETRONAS, to provide marine services for its development of the …
Mar 13, 2019 /  Curious
Homeland Integrated Offshore Services of Nigeria adds to its fleet of Damen 3307 Patrol Vessels

Homeland Integrated Offshore Services of Nigeria adds to its fleet of Damen 3307 Patrol Vessels

Damen Shipyards Group and Homeland Integrated Offshore Services of Lagos have signed a contract in Singapore for the delivery of two additional Damen 3307 Patrol Vessels. This further increases the total number of these …
Mar 11, 2019 /  Vessels
Glomar Offshore expands fleet with two Bourbon vessels

Glomar Offshore expands fleet with two Bourbon vessels

Glomar Offshore announced yesterday (Mar 07) the purchase of the 2008 built Bourbon Arethuse and the 2009 built Bourbon Amilcar Subsea Support vessels, which are to be renamed Glomar Worker and Glomar Supporter, …
Mar 8, 2019 /  Vessels
Stena Bulk’s IMOIIMAX fleet performs at top level (Video)

Stena Bulk’s IMOIIMAX fleet performs at top level (Video)

Stena Bulk has now had a fleet of 13 IMOIIMAX vessels of MR model on the market for a year, and evaluation shows that the chemical vessels have been a success, both in terms of performance and business. An IMOIIMAX …
Mar 6, 2019 /  Curious
AKER BP awarded three frame agreements

AKER BP awarded three frame agreements

Aker BP ASA has awarded frame agreements with three suppliers for the provision of Platform Supply Vessels. The following suppliers signed the agreements in Stavanger on Thursday 28 February. Simon Møkster …
Mar 5, 2019 /  Curious
Bluedrop Awarded Shipbuilding Contract by Seaspan Shipyards

Bluedrop Awarded Shipbuilding Contract by Seaspan Shipyards

Bluedrop Performance Learning (Bluedrop) (TSX-V: BPLI) through its subsidiary Bluedrop Training & Simulation Inc has been awarded a contract to provide advanced training systems for the Offshore Fisheries Science …
Mar 5, 2019 /  Curious
Maersk Tankers to install scrubbers on selected vessels

Maersk Tankers to install scrubbers on selected vessels

Maersk Tankers has decided to invest in four scrubber systems to be installed on selected LR2 vessels in the Maersk Product Tanker fleet before January 2020 to comply with the IMO’s sulphur …
Mar 4, 2019 /  Curious
Havila shipping chooses Rolls-Royce Energy Management System for nine offshore vessels

Havila shipping chooses Rolls-Royce Energy Management System for nine offshore vessels

Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine has been awarded a contract to install its next-generation Energy Management System across nine vessels in the Havila Shipping fleet: four anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) ships, four …
Feb 27, 2019 /  Curious