Top 5 Cruises from Sydney to the South Pacific Islands, Royal Caribbean, and Carnival

Top 5 Cruises from Sydney to the South Pacific Islands, Royal Caribbean, and Carnival

Hearing the word “paradise” usually brings up images of crystal-clear beaches to people’s minds. After all, those kinds of places are associated with fun and relaxation—something very different …
Oct 22, 2019 /  Cruise
US Coast Guard medevacs injured Latvian crewmember from Midway Island

US Coast Guard medevacs injured Latvian crewmember from Midway Island

The Coast Guard, working with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (U.S. FWS) and the Hawaii Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT), medically evacuated a 32-year-old Latvian crewmember of a Norwegian-flagged tank vessel from …
Oct 22, 2019 /  Accidents
Peel Ports: Ports ready to roll to save UK from trade traffic

Peel Ports: Ports ready to roll to save UK from trade traffic

The ports of Liverpool, Heysham and Sheerness (London Medway) have the capability to limit the impact the UK’s expected departure from the EU on 31 October is expected to have on trading, according to their …
Oct 22, 2019 /  Curious
Østensjø Rederi grows its offshore wind business by ordering four CSOVs prepared for zero emissions

Østensjø Rederi grows its offshore wind business by ordering four CSOVs prepared for zero emissions

To meet increasing demand in the offshore wind market, Østensjø Rederi has signed a letter of intent for the construction of four Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOV). The vessels are designed for …
Oct 22, 2019 /  Vessels
Homeland IOS Ltd takes delivery of the latest Damen FCS 3307 Patrol vessel

Homeland IOS Ltd takes delivery of the latest Damen FCS 3307 Patrol vessel

The latest additions to the modern and diverse fleet operated by Homeland Integrated Offshore Services (Homeland IOS Ltd) have arrived safely in Nigeria and are now being prepared for their first assignments. The …
Oct 22, 2019 /  Travel
Wärtsilä retrofit will reduce environmental impact of ferry operating in ecologically sensitive waters

Wärtsilä retrofit will reduce environmental impact of ferry operating in ecologically sensitive waters

The technology group Wärtsilä will carry out an important retrofitting project aimed at lessening the environmental footprint of a ferry operating on the Wadden Sea, a UNESCO World Heritage listed area in the …
Oct 22, 2019 /  Curious
InfraStrata extends Cumbria FSRU validity deal with Meridian

InfraStrata extends Cumbria FSRU validity deal with Meridian

The London Stock Exchange-listed infrastructure company, InfraStrata, has extended its period of exclusivity with Meridian Holdings, for the development and acquisition of an FSRU in the United Kingdom.  Photo for …
Oct 22, 2019 /  Curious
Maersk Drilling awarded three-well drillship contract by POSCO International

Maersk Drilling awarded three-well drillship contract by POSCO International

Maersk Drilling has secured a contract for the 7th generation drillship Maersk Viking which will be employed by the POSCO International Corporation, a Korean operator, for a three-well campaign offshore Myanmar. The …
Oct 22, 2019 /  Vessels
Skandi Vega - Еxtention of contract with Equinor Energy AS

Skandi Vega - Еxtention of contract with Equinor Energy AS

Equinor Energy AS has exercised a 6 months option connected to the Framework Agreement awarded in 2018. The vessel will be utilized firm from mid November 2019 until mid May 2020.  The CEO, Mons Aase comments: …
Oct 22, 2019 /  Vessels
Sovcomflot advances green shipping along the Northern Sea Route

Sovcomflot advances green shipping along the Northern Sea Route

Two large-capacity Sovcomflot tankers using cleaner-burning LNG as a primary fuel, Mendeleev Prospect and Lomonosov Prospect, have successfully completed voyages eastbound along the Northern Sea Route (NSR). Lomonosov …
Oct 22, 2019 /  Vessels