THORCO PROJECTS: Increasing the lifting capacity

THORCO PROJECTS: Increasing the lifting capacity

In the first quarter of 2018, THORCO PROJECTS has already added several heavy lift vessels to its fleet, ranging from 12,000 to 25,000 DWT. Today THORCO PROJECTS announces that it will additionally increase the lifting …
Apr 26, 2018 /  Curious
The first Johan Sverdrup topside installed

The first Johan Sverdrup topside installed

Yesterday the last module of the Johan Sverdrup riser platform was lifted into place. With this, the first of four topsides of the next North Sea giant has been installed. “It’s a special feeling to see …
Apr 26, 2018 /  Curious
Stena DrillMAX drillship to drill giant Samo prospect offshore The Gambia

Stena DrillMAX drillship to drill giant Samo prospect offshore The Gambia

Drilling rig contract signed with Stena Drilling for the Samo-1 well offshore The Gambia The Stena DrillMAX successfully completed the 2017 drilling campaign offshore Senegal Giant Samo prospect is assessed to …
Apr 26, 2018 /  Vessels
Heerema Marine Contractors Announces Further Step in Strategic Transition

Heerema Marine Contractors Announces Further Step in Strategic Transition

Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) Tuesday announced that as a further step in its strategic transition the company will discontinue its offshore pipe lay activities. The decision follows a further review and commercial …
Apr 26, 2018 /  Vessels
Stena Drilling sign contract with Total E&P UK Ltd

Stena Drilling sign contract with Total E&P UK Ltd

Stena Drilling informed yesterday that the Company has signed a contract with Total E&P UK Ltd. for the Stena Don.   The Stena Don will drill the Glendronach prospect which is located West of Shetland. The …
Apr 26, 2018 /  Vessels
GTT and Sembcorp Marine sign a license agreement for the design and construction of membrane tank solutions

GTT and Sembcorp Marine sign a license agreement for the design and construction of membrane tank solutions

GTT has signed a Technical Assistance and License Agreement (TALA) with Singapore-based Sembcorp Marine for the design and construction of Sembcorp Marine’s Gravifloat, FSRU and mid-scale LNG carrier products, …
Apr 26, 2018 /  Curious
OSK-ShipTech and GSI behind new ferry for Algeria

OSK-ShipTech and GSI behind new ferry for Algeria

Guangzhou Shipyard International Company in China has just signed a contract with state-owned Algerian shipping company ENTMV for a large RoPax newbuilding. Danish OSK-ShipTech A/S is behind the design. Danish design is …
Apr 26, 2018 /  Vessels
Keppel Offshore & Marine signs MOU with MPA and TCOMS to jointly develop autonomous vessels

Keppel Offshore & Marine signs MOU with MPA and TCOMS to jointly develop autonomous vessels

Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Maritime Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the Technology Centre for Offshore and Marine, Singapore (TCOMS) to …
Apr 26, 2018 /  Vessels
Maersk Selects Sea Machines For World’s First AI-Powered Situational Awareness System Aboard A Container Ship

Maersk Selects Sea Machines For World’s First AI-Powered Situational Awareness System Aboard A Container Ship

Boston-based Sea Machines Robotics announces yesterday that it has signed a contract with A.P. Moller-Maersk, of Copenhagen, Denmark, to trial its industry-leading perception and situational awareness technology aboard …
Apr 26, 2018 /  Vessels
The newly established Klaveness Combination Carriers AS will form part of the solution to the ambitious climate strategy passed on by IMO

The newly established Klaveness Combination Carriers AS will form part of the solution to the ambitious climate strategy passed on by IMO

Klaveness, together with its existing investors, constitute Klaveness Combination Carriers. The new company will be the leading owner and operator of modern combination carriers and provides the most environmentally …
Apr 26, 2018 /  Curious