Egyptian success for Vroon Offshore Services

Egyptian success for Vroon Offshore Services

Vroon Offshore Services scores record market share in Egyptian Mediterranean sector With nine offshore-support vessels operating in the Egyptian Mediterranean Sea during the second quarter of 2019, Vroon Offshore …
Jun 12, 2019 /  Vessels
BMT Gains Foothold in US Offshore Wind

BMT Gains Foothold in US Offshore Wind

BMT wins crucial offshore wind vessel contract for the U.S. market BMT has been awarded a crucial contract to design two advanced Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs) for the expanding U.S. offshore wind industry. The vessels …
Jun 5, 2019 /  Curious
Prosafe and Floatel seek merger in challenging and changing market

Prosafe and Floatel seek merger in challenging and changing market

Prosafe SE (Prosafe, Oslo Stock Exchange ticker PRS) and Floatel International Ltd (Floatel) have today signed an agreement to merge their respective businesses. The aim is to create a more robust company with …
Jun 4, 2019 /  Curious
Wärtsilä offers the world’s first commercially available auto-docking system

Wärtsilä offers the world’s first commercially available auto-docking system

The technology group Wärtsilä has taken a notable step towards realising the full commercial potential of autonomous vessels. Following the latest and most advanced testing of its SmartDock auto-docking system, …
Jun 3, 2019 /  Curious
First look at latest additions to Sentinel Marine fleet

First look at latest additions to Sentinel Marine fleet

Sentinel Marine has revealed computer-generated images of three new emergency response and rescue vessels that are currently under construction. The trio of vessels - Cromarty Sentinel, Trafalgar Sentinel and Viking …
May 20, 2019 /  Vessels
Maersk Product Tankers completes sale and leaseback agreement

Maersk Product Tankers completes sale and leaseback agreement

Maersk Product Tankers has entered a sale and leaseback agreement for four MR vessels built in 2015 and 2016 with the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC). “The agreement will increase financial …
May 17, 2019 /  Vessels
Bakker Sliedrecht sees business from fishing industry increase again

Bakker Sliedrecht sees business from fishing industry increase again

By upgrading the fishing winch installation of four fishing vessels, Bakker Sliedrecht is re-establishing its name as an electrical drive specialist in the fishing industry. After replacing the outdated and often …
May 16, 2019 /  Curious
MAN Energy Solutions Signs Major Service Agreement; MAN PrimeServ to maintain leading dry-bulker fleet

MAN Energy Solutions Signs Major Service Agreement; MAN PrimeServ to maintain leading dry-bulker fleet

MAN Energy Solutions, Hong Kong has signed a service agreement with Pacific Basin Shipping covering field, workshop and technical services on MAN main engines, generators and turbochargers aboard 111 dry-bulk ships. All …
May 16, 2019 /  Curious
40 Wärtsilä 20DF engines will power China’s first fleet of LNG fuelled PSVs

40 Wärtsilä 20DF engines will power China’s first fleet of LNG fuelled PSVs

The technology group Wärtsilä has won the contract to supply 40 generating sets for 12 new LNG fuelled platform supply vessels (PSV), the first such vessels to be built for a Chinese owner. The multiple …
May 13, 2019 /  Vessels
ABB Powers Tourists to the Niagara Falls with First US Built All-Electric Vessels

ABB Powers Tourists to the Niagara Falls with First US Built All-Electric Vessels

Niagara Falls tour operator Maid of the Mist orders two new passenger vessels sailing on pure electric power, enabled by ABB’s technology Visitors to the iconic Niagara Falls will soon be able to …
May 7, 2019 /  Vessels