Successful heavy lift for Dvalin in the Norwegian Sea

Successful heavy lift for Dvalin in the Norwegian Sea

3,500 tonne lift onto an existing platform is one of the largest in the history of the shelf Major milestone for the Dvalin field development project After a major construction phase, the 3,500 tonne Dvalin module …
Aug 6, 2019 /  Curious
Saipem to establish a spool-base in the US Gulf of Mexico

Saipem to establish a spool-base in the US Gulf of Mexico

Saipem will establish a spool-base on Greenwood Island, Pascagoula, Mississippi. A spool-base is a facility which allows long lengths of pipe to be welded together before reeling them onto a pipelay vessel. The Saipem …
Aug 6, 2019 /  Vessels
Joint Approval in Principle (AIP) for New Concept Design of LNG-fuelled Ore Carrier

Joint Approval in Principle (AIP) for New Concept Design of LNG-fuelled Ore Carrier

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (K -Line) announced that K-Line and Namura Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (Namura Shipyard) have joint AIP (Approval in Principle) for the concept design of an LNG-fuelled Ore Carrier from DNV …
Aug 5, 2019 /  Vessels
KN Klaipėdos Nafta Is Bidding To Operate The LNG Terminal In Cyprus

KN Klaipėdos Nafta Is Bidding To Operate The LNG Terminal In Cyprus

KN (AB Klaipėdos Nafta) is partnering with the market leaders in the tender procedure for the design, construction and operation of the Cyprus LNG import terminal. If successful, KN will provide long-term operation and …
Jul 30, 2019 /  Curious
Saipem: New contracts in offshore drilling in Romania and Abu Dhabi worth over 160 million USD

Saipem: New contracts in offshore drilling in Romania and Abu Dhabi worth over 160 million USD

Scarabeo 9 and the Perro Negro 8 respectively will be the vessels involved Saipem has been awarded new contracts in offshore drilling in Romania and Abu Dhabi worth over 160 million USD. According to one contract, …
Jul 26, 2019 /  Curious
DSME Smart Ship Solution approved by LR

DSME Smart Ship Solution approved by LR

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. (DSME) has received approval in principle (AiP) from LR for its Smart Ship Solution (DS4®). The fleet monitoring smart ECDIS and surveillance system has been …
Jul 12, 2019 /  Vessels
APL Launches New Bangkok Haiphong Service

APL Launches New Bangkok Haiphong Service

APL, part of the CMA CGM Group, today announced the launch of the Bangkok Haiphong (RBH) service that will provide weekly connectivity between South China, Thailand and Vietnam. An express service from South China to …
Jun 24, 2019 /  Curious
Kawasaki – LNG Floating Power Plant obtains AiP from DNV GL

Kawasaki – LNG Floating Power Plant obtains AiP from DNV GL

Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. announced last Friday (Jun07) that it has developed an LNG floating power plant equipped with its own high-efficiency power generation equipment and that its gas engine model has obtained …
Jun 14, 2019 /  Curious
HHI receives approval for VLCC 'eco-tanker' design

HHI receives approval for VLCC 'eco-tanker' design

LR presented AiP to HHI in a ceremony at Nor-Shipping 2019, taking place this week in Oslo, Norway LR has presented HHI (Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd) with approval in principle (AiP) for a Very Large Crude Carrier …
Jun 5, 2019 /  Vessels
ABS issues Approval in Principle for the Largest Semisubmersible Crane Vessel

ABS issues Approval in Principle for the Largest Semisubmersible Crane Vessel

China Merchants Offshore Technology Research Center (CM-OTRC), the R&D center for China Merchants Industry Holdings (CMI) of Shenzhen, China, have completed the basic design of the OOS Zeelandia a new semisubmersible …
May 29, 2019 /  Vessels